The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 155 118 90
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -28
Permanent jobs citing SAN 88 154 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.50% 2.34% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 16.14% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 69 115 164
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
909 954 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.51% 14.50% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 755 768 866
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,650 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAN
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the North West region.

SAN Salary Trend in the North West

SAN
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in the North West

SAN
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -23 54 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Merseyside -16 19 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Cheshire +30 12 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Lancashire +10 3 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Cumbria -1 2 £52,500 +16.66%
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAN.

1 142 (75.94%) Windows
2 99 (52.94%) VMware
3 98 (52.41%) Microsoft
4 87 (46.52%) Windows Server
5 79 (42.25%) Active Directory
6 68 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 66 (35.29%) Cisco
8 63 (33.69%) SQL Server
9 58 (31.02%) SQL
10 55 (29.41%) ITIL
11 54 (28.88%) Firewall
12 48 (25.67%) Data Centre
13 46 (24.60%) PowerShell
14 45 (24.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 45 (24.06%) Linux
15 44 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 44 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
16 40 (21.39%) Citrix
17 36 (19.25%) Finance
18 35 (18.72%) High Availability
19 34 (18.18%) HP
20 30 (16.04%) VPN
20 30 (16.04%) LAN
21 29 (15.51%) DNS
21 29 (15.51%) Office 365
22 28 (14.97%) MCSE
23 27 (14.44%) IIS
23 27 (14.44%) VoIP
23 27 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
24 26 (13.90%) Replication

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (14.44%) IIS
2 22 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 14 (7.49%) Confluence
3 14 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.81%) Apache
5 8 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.28%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.74%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (3.74%) JBoss
7 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.07%) nginx
10 2 (1.07%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) FastStats
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.51%) Office 365
2 22 (11.76%) IaaS
2 22 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.56%) PaaS
4 13 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (3.74%) SaaS
6 4 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.14%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.07%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 54 (28.88%) Firewall
2 30 (16.04%) LAN
2 30 (16.04%) VPN
3 29 (15.51%) DNS
4 27 (14.44%) VoIP
5 25 (13.37%) NAS
6 23 (12.30%) DHCP
7 20 (10.70%) WAN
8 17 (9.09%) Wireless
9 16 (8.56%) TCP/IP
10 15 (8.02%) IP Telephony
11 14 (7.49%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (6.95%) Internet
13 9 (4.81%) Ethernet
13 9 (4.81%) IPsec
14 7 (3.74%) IPv4
14 7 (3.74%) LDAP
15 6 (3.21%) Cisco IPT
15 6 (3.21%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (3.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (33.69%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (11.76%) DTS
4 21 (11.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (10.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (8.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 16 (8.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.14%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.60%) MySQL
10 2 (1.07%) DB2
10 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.07%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.53%) Big Data
11 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (7.49%) JIRA
2 4 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.07%) ERwin
4 1 (0.53%) Ant
General
1 36 (19.25%) Finance
2 22 (11.76%) Banking
3 13 (6.95%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.28%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.21%) Marketing
7 4 (2.14%) Retail
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (13.90%) DBA
1 26 (13.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 26 (13.90%) SQL DBA
2 25 (13.37%) Analyst
3 18 (9.63%) Administrator
4 16 (8.56%) Team Leader
5 13 (6.95%) Infrastructure Manager
6 12 (6.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (6.42%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 12 (6.42%) Server Engineer
6 12 (6.42%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (5.35%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) Architect
8 9 (4.81%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) SQL Server DBA
9 8 (4.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) SAN Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Citrix Team Leader
10 7 (3.74%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.49%) .NET
2 12 (6.42%) Middleware
3 5 (2.67%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.60%) SAP Basis
5 2 (1.07%) CSS
5 2 (1.07%) HTML
5 2 (1.07%) J2EE
5 2 (1.07%) LAMP
5 2 (1.07%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (1.07%) Node.js
5 2 (1.07%) RESTful
5 2 (1.07%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.53%) Flash
6 1 (0.53%) WAP
6 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.67%) Data Centre
2 26 (13.90%) Replication
3 24 (12.83%) Clustering
4 14 (7.49%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (7.49%) Wiki
5 13 (6.95%) Driving Licence
6 12 (6.42%) User Experience
7 8 (4.28%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.28%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (4.28%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.28%) Public Cloud
8 7 (3.74%) CCTV
8 7 (3.74%) Symmetrix
9 6 (3.21%) FMCG
9 6 (3.21%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (2.67%) CLARiiON
11 4 (2.14%) EMC VNX
11 4 (2.14%) Fat Client
11 4 (2.14%) Thin Client
11 4 (2.14%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 142 (75.94%) Windows
2 87 (46.52%) Windows Server
3 45 (24.06%) Linux
3 45 (24.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (7.49%) Mac OS X
7 12 (6.42%) Solaris
8 11 (5.88%) CentOS
8 11 (5.88%) Unix
9 9 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.67%) Debian
10 5 (2.67%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.14%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.14%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.60%) AIX
13 2 (1.07%) Android
13 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.41%) ITIL
2 35 (18.72%) High Availability
3 27 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (12.83%) Project Management
5 22 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 21 (11.23%) ITIL V3
6 21 (11.23%) TOGAF
7 20 (10.70%) Mentoring
8 19 (10.16%) Change Control
9 18 (9.63%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
10 17 (9.09%) Service Management
11 15 (8.02%) Converged Infrastructure
11 15 (8.02%) Mobile Device Management
11 15 (8.02%) Service Delivery
12 14 (7.49%) DevOps
12 14 (7.49%) Infrastructure Management
13 12 (6.42%) Change Management
13 12 (6.42%) PRINCE2
14 10 (5.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.02%) SQL
2 46 (24.60%) PowerShell
3 25 (13.37%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.67%) VBScript
5 3 (1.60%) PHP
5 3 (1.60%) VB
6 2 (1.07%) C#
6 2 (1.07%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.07%) Ruby
7 1 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
7 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (14.97%) MCSE
3 18 (9.63%) CCNA
3 18 (9.63%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (9.63%) Degree
3 18 (9.63%) MCSA
4 14 (7.49%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (5.88%) MCITP
5 11 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (3.74%) EMC Certification
6 7 (3.74%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.74%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.67%) MCP
8 1 (0.53%) CISM
8 1 (0.53%) CISSP
8 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.53%) MCPD
8 1 (0.53%) NCDA
8 1 (0.53%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.88%) SLA
3 10 (5.35%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.07%) QA
6 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 79 (42.25%) Active Directory
2 68 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (12.30%) Hyper-V
4 16 (8.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (8.56%) XenApp
5 7 (3.74%) Xen
5 7 (3.74%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.21%) vSphere
6 6 (3.21%) XenServer
7 4 (2.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (2.14%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.14%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.60%) SRDF
8 3 (1.60%) vCloud
8 3 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.07%) KVM
9 2 (1.07%) NFS
9 2 (1.07%) oVirt
9 2 (1.07%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 23 (12.30%) SCCM
2 20 (10.70%) Nagios
2 20 (10.70%) SCOM
3 16 (8.56%) LiteSpeed
4 15 (8.02%) SCOrch
5 14 (7.49%) EdgeSight
6 9 (4.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (3.74%) AirWatch
7 7 (3.74%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (3.21%) Cacti
8 6 (3.21%) cPanel
8 6 (3.21%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (3.21%) Plesk
9 4 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (2.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (2.14%) Puppet
9 4 (2.14%) SCVMM
9 4 (2.14%) WSUS
10 3 (1.60%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 99 (52.94%) VMware
2 98 (52.41%) Microsoft
3 66 (35.29%) Cisco
4 40 (21.39%) Citrix
5 34 (18.18%) HP
6 22 (11.76%) NetApp
7 21 (11.23%) EMC
8 17 (9.09%) Oracle
9 14 (7.49%) Remedy
10 13 (6.95%) CheckPoint
10 13 (6.95%) IBM
11 11 (5.88%) Red Hat
12 10 (5.35%) 3PAR
12 10 (5.35%) Nimble Storage
13 9 (4.81%) Brocade
13 9 (4.81%) Symantec
14 8 (4.28%) Apple
15 7 (3.74%) Software AG
16 6 (3.21%) Dell
16 6 (3.21%) Sophos
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