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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
England / North West
Rank 153 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +4
Permanent jobs citing SAN 95 123 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 2.21% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.02% 14.66% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74 91 126
Median salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
862 839 1122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.48% 15.08% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 666 695 936
Median salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -30 55 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Merseyside -16 21 £47,500 +23.37% 1
Cheshire +12 14 £45,000 - 2
Lancashire -14 5 £37,000 +8.82%
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 117 (58.50%) VMware
2 93 (46.50%) Windows
3 83 (41.50%) Active Directory
4 81 (40.50%) Linux
5 76 (38.00%) Microsoft
6 73 (36.50%) ITIL
6 73 (36.50%) Windows Server
7 69 (34.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 65 (32.50%) Cisco
9 57 (28.50%) NetApp
10 54 (27.00%) Firewall
11 53 (26.50%) SQL Server
12 48 (24.00%) SQL
12 48 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 48 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 48 (24.00%) IaaS
13 47 (23.50%) PaaS
14 46 (23.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 45 (22.50%) MS Excel
16 44 (22.00%) Data Centre
17 43 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
18 42 (21.00%) Solaris
18 42 (21.00%) IIS
18 42 (21.00%) DNS
19 41 (20.50%) Service Management
19 41 (20.50%) Amazon AWS
20 40 (20.00%) MS Exchange
21 39 (19.50%) DHCP
22 38 (19.00%) PRINCE2
22 38 (19.00%) MCSE

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 42 (21.00%) IIS
2 40 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 15 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.50%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (5.50%) Apache
6 11 (5.50%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (5.50%) JBoss
6 11 (5.50%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.50%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.50%) Confluence
8 5 (2.50%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.00%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.50%) SAS
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.50%) Zimbra
Applications
1 45 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.50%) MS Office
3 16 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.00%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.50%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 48 (24.00%) IaaS
2 47 (23.50%) PaaS
3 41 (20.50%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (10.00%) Office 365
6 13 (6.50%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (6.50%) Amazon S3
6 13 (6.50%) SaaS
7 7 (3.50%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (27.00%) Firewall
2 42 (21.00%) DNS
3 39 (19.50%) DHCP
4 36 (18.00%) VPN
5 28 (14.00%) NAS
6 25 (12.50%) LAN
6 25 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 17 (8.50%) IPsec
8 16 (8.00%) WAN
9 15 (7.50%) VLAN
10 14 (7.00%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (6.50%) Internet
12 10 (5.00%) DDNS
12 10 (5.00%) Network Security
12 10 (5.00%) Wireless
13 9 (4.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (3.50%) Cisco Wireless
14 7 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (3.50%) IP Telephony
14 7 (3.50%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 13 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.50%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.00%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.00%) MySQL
8 1 (0.50%) DTS
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.50%) JIRA
3 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 27 (13.50%) Finance
2 24 (12.00%) Banking
3 5 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.00%) Games
5 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (13.50%) Analyst
2 25 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (11.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 22 (11.00%) Administrator
5 20 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 19 (9.50%) Support Engineer
7 18 (9.00%) Architect
7 18 (9.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 16 (8.00%) Server Engineer
9 14 (7.00%) DBA
9 14 (7.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 14 (7.00%) Infrastructure Support
9 14 (7.00%) SQL DBA
10 13 (6.50%) Senior DBA
10 13 (6.50%) Senior SQL DBA
10 13 (6.50%) Support Analyst
10 13 (6.50%) Technical Manager
11 12 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 11 (5.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (5.50%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.50%) Middleware
2 6 (3.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.50%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 26 (13.00%) Video Conferencing
3 21 (10.50%) Clustering
4 19 (9.50%) NHS
5 17 (8.50%) Public Cloud
6 12 (6.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (5.50%) HP StoreVirtual
8 10 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
9 6 (3.00%) iPad
10 4 (2.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.00%) Driving Licence
10 4 (2.00%) EMC VNX
10 4 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.50%) Wiki
12 2 (1.00%) Replication
13 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.50%) IPTV
13 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 93 (46.50%) Windows
2 81 (40.50%) Linux
3 73 (36.50%) Windows Server
4 48 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (23.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (21.00%) Solaris
7 36 (18.00%) OpenVMS
8 34 (17.00%) Unix
9 27 (13.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (5.00%) HPUX
12 6 (3.00%) CentOS
13 5 (2.50%) Windows 8
14 4 (2.00%) AIX
14 4 (2.00%) Debian
14 4 (2.00%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.50%) Windows 7
16 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X
16 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (36.50%) ITIL
2 43 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (20.50%) Service Management
4 38 (19.00%) PRINCE2
5 29 (14.50%) Data Protection
6 27 (13.50%) DevOps
7 25 (12.50%) ITSM
8 24 (12.00%) Programme Management
9 20 (10.00%) High Availability
10 18 (9.00%) ITIL V3
11 17 (8.50%) Load Balancing
12 16 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
14 14 (7.00%) TOGAF
15 13 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (6.50%) Data Architecture
15 13 (6.50%) Data Modelling
15 13 (6.50%) Mentoring
15 13 (6.50%) Scrum
15 13 (6.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.00%) SQL
2 35 (17.50%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.00%) Python
3 12 (6.00%) VB
4 11 (5.50%) Perl
5 10 (5.00%) Ruby
5 10 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 10 (5.00%) VBScript
6 4 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (0.50%) AWK
7 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.50%) Korn
7 1 (0.50%) sed
7 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (19.00%) MCSE
3 28 (14.00%) Degree
4 23 (11.50%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (10.00%) CCNA
6 18 (9.00%) MCITP
6 18 (9.00%) MCSA
7 11 (5.50%) EMC Certification
8 10 (5.00%) CCNP
9 6 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.00%) MCP
10 4 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.50%) MCTS
11 3 (1.50%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.50%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.00%) CCIE
12 2 (1.00%) DBS Check
12 2 (1.00%) RHCE
12 2 (1.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.50%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 83 (41.50%) Active Directory
2 69 (34.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (18.50%) Hyper-V
4 22 (11.00%) VMware ESX
5 16 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
6 15 (7.50%) vSphere
7 13 (6.50%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (4.00%) XenApp
9 7 (3.50%) Docker
9 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (3.50%) PowerHA
9 7 (3.50%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (12.00%) SCOM
2 14 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (7.00%) Puppet
3 13 (6.50%) Nagios
4 11 (5.50%) AirWatch
4 11 (5.50%) ServiceCenter
5 10 (5.00%) SCCM
6 9 (4.50%) Backup Exec
7 8 (4.00%) Ansible
8 7 (3.50%) CFEngine
8 7 (3.50%) NetBackup
8 7 (3.50%) SCDPM
8 7 (3.50%) WSUS
9 6 (3.00%) Cacti
10 5 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (2.00%) SCOrch
12 3 (1.50%) EdgeSight
12 3 (1.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 117 (58.50%) VMware
2 76 (38.00%) Microsoft
3 65 (32.50%) Cisco
4 57 (28.50%) NetApp
5 37 (18.50%) HP
6 30 (15.00%) Citrix
7 26 (13.00%) Red Hat
8 25 (12.50%) EMC
9 23 (11.50%) Oracle
10 17 (8.50%) IBM
11 13 (6.50%) 3PAR
12 11 (5.50%) Software AG
13 8 (4.00%) Veeam
14 7 (3.50%) Avaya
14 7 (3.50%) Dell
14 7 (3.50%) IronPort
14 7 (3.50%) Palo Alto
14 7 (3.50%) Polycom
14 7 (3.50%) Siemens
14 7 (3.50%) Veritas
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