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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 156 151 104
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -47
Permanent jobs citing SAN 97 120 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.53% 1.80% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.49% 12.24% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82 76 152
Median salary £44,000 £36,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.37% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,084 £28,627
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.61% +1.87%
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
1022 980 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.08% 14.69% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 837 774 875
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -26 67 £44,000 +10.00% 11
Merseyside -4 20 £51,000 +120.13% 2
Cheshire +32 10 £35,000 +12.90% 3
Lancashire +12 1 £35,000 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 126 (63.00%) Windows
2 114 (57.00%) VMware
3 89 (44.50%) Microsoft
4 86 (43.00%) Active Directory
5 81 (40.50%) Cisco
5 81 (40.50%) Windows Server
6 80 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 70 (35.00%) ITIL
8 59 (29.50%) SQL Server
9 58 (29.00%) Linux
10 57 (28.50%) Firewall
11 55 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 55 (27.50%) Data Centre
12 50 (25.00%) SQL
13 48 (24.00%) Citrix
14 47 (23.50%) HP
14 47 (23.50%) PowerShell
15 46 (23.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 43 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
17 39 (19.50%) MCSE
17 39 (19.50%) VPN
18 38 (19.00%) IaaS
19 37 (18.50%) DNS
19 37 (18.50%) IIS
19 37 (18.50%) NetApp
20 36 (18.00%) High Availability
21 35 (17.50%) LAN
22 33 (16.50%) DHCP
23 32 (16.00%) MS Exchange
24 31 (15.50%) Disaster Recovery

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 37 (18.50%) IIS
2 32 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 18 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.50%) Apache
4 13 (6.50%) Confluence
4 13 (6.50%) Tomcat
5 12 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (6.00%) JBoss
6 10 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.00%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.50%) nginx
11 1 (0.50%) SAS
11 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 38 (19.00%) IaaS
2 31 (15.50%) PaaS
3 29 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (13.00%) Office 365
5 23 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (7.00%) SaaS
7 10 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (5.00%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.50%) GitHub
8 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (28.50%) Firewall
2 39 (19.50%) VPN
3 37 (18.50%) DNS
4 35 (17.50%) LAN
5 33 (16.50%) DHCP
6 25 (12.50%) WAN
7 24 (12.00%) NAS
8 22 (11.00%) TCP/IP
9 19 (9.50%) VoIP
10 17 (8.50%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (8.50%) IPsec
10 17 (8.50%) Wireless
11 14 (7.00%) Internet
11 14 (7.00%) IP Telephony
12 9 (4.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (4.50%) DDNS
13 8 (4.00%) SSL
14 7 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (3.50%) LDAP
14 7 (3.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (29.50%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (8.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (8.00%) DTS
5 15 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (7.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (5.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (5.00%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.00%) MySQL
11 2 (1.00%) DB2
11 2 (1.00%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.50%) Big Data
12 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (6.50%) JIRA
2 10 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) ERwin
3 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 28 (14.00%) Finance
2 25 (12.50%) Banking
3 9 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.50%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.50%) Retail
5 6 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.00%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (16.00%) Analyst
2 26 (13.00%) DBA
2 26 (13.00%) SQL DBA
3 22 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (10.00%) Administrator
5 19 (9.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 16 (8.00%) Architect
7 15 (7.50%) Team Leader
8 14 (7.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 14 (7.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (7.00%) Server Engineer
9 13 (6.50%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (6.00%) Cloud Architect
10 12 (6.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (6.00%) Technical Manager
11 11 (5.50%) Senior DBA
11 11 (5.50%) Senior SQL DBA
12 10 (5.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 10 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
13 9 (4.50%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.50%) Middleware
2 10 (5.00%) .NET
3 7 (3.50%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.00%) CSS
4 2 (1.00%) HTML
4 2 (1.00%) J2EE
4 2 (1.00%) RESTful
4 2 (1.00%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.50%) Flash
5 1 (0.50%) LAMP
5 1 (0.50%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.50%) Node.js
5 1 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.50%) WAP
5 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (27.50%) Data Centre
2 24 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
3 22 (11.00%) Clustering
4 19 (9.50%) Replication
5 14 (7.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (7.00%) NHS
6 13 (6.50%) HP StoreVirtual
6 13 (6.50%) Public Cloud
6 13 (6.50%) Wiki
7 10 (5.00%) Driving Licence
8 9 (4.50%) RSA SecurID
8 9 (4.50%) User Experience
9 8 (4.00%) Management Information System
10 7 (3.50%) CCTV
10 7 (3.50%) Computer Science
11 6 (3.00%) FMCG
11 6 (3.00%) Symmetrix
12 2 (1.00%) CLARiiON
12 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (63.00%) Windows
2 81 (40.50%) Windows Server
3 58 (29.00%) Linux
4 46 (23.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (10.50%) Solaris
8 15 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (7.00%) OpenVMS
10 11 (5.50%) CentOS
10 11 (5.50%) Mac OS X
11 10 (5.00%) Unix
12 7 (3.50%) Debian
12 7 (3.50%) Windows 10
12 7 (3.50%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.00%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.50%) AIX
15 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.00%) ITIL
2 36 (18.00%) High Availability
3 31 (15.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (14.00%) ITIL V3
5 25 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 24 (12.00%) DevOps
6 24 (12.00%) Service Management
7 23 (11.50%) PRINCE2
8 21 (10.50%) Project Management
9 20 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 19 (9.50%) Mobile Device Management
11 18 (9.00%) Change Control
12 16 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
13 15 (7.50%) Load Balancing
14 14 (7.00%) Converged Infrastructure
15 13 (6.50%) Infrastructure Management
16 12 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
16 12 (6.00%) Line Management
16 12 (6.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.00%) SQL
2 47 (23.50%) PowerShell
3 18 (9.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (5.00%) VBScript
5 9 (4.50%) VB
6 5 (2.50%) PHP
7 4 (2.00%) Perl
7 4 (2.00%) Python
7 4 (2.00%) Ruby
8 3 (1.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.00%) C#
9 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (19.50%) MCSE
3 29 (14.50%) Degree
4 27 (13.50%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (12.50%) CCNA
6 23 (11.50%) MCSA
7 16 (8.00%) MCITP
8 13 (6.50%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (6.00%) EMC Certification
10 9 (4.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (4.00%) MCP
12 3 (1.50%) CCNP
12 3 (1.50%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.50%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 1 (0.50%) NCDA
13 1 (0.50%) NCIE
13 1 (0.50%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 86 (43.00%) Active Directory
2 80 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (15.50%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.50%) XenApp
5 15 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (6.50%) VMware ESX
7 12 (6.00%) vSphere
8 10 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (3.00%) XenServer
11 4 (2.00%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.50%) Xen
12 3 (1.50%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.00%) SRDF
14 1 (0.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.50%) KVM
14 1 (0.50%) Postfix
14 1 (0.50%) vCloud
14 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (13.00%) SCOM
2 23 (11.50%) SCCM
3 19 (9.50%) Nagios
4 14 (7.00%) SCOrch
5 13 (6.50%) EdgeSight
6 12 (6.00%) AirWatch
7 11 (5.50%) LiteSpeed
8 9 (4.50%) ServiceCenter
9 8 (4.00%) Cacti
10 7 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (3.50%) Puppet
11 6 (3.00%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (3.00%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (2.00%) SCVMM
13 3 (1.50%) Backup Exec
13 3 (1.50%) NetBackup
14 2 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
14 2 (1.00%) Plesk
14 2 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (57.00%) VMware
2 89 (44.50%) Microsoft
3 81 (40.50%) Cisco
4 48 (24.00%) Citrix
5 47 (23.50%) HP
6 37 (18.50%) NetApp
7 25 (12.50%) EMC
8 18 (9.00%) IBM
9 17 (8.50%) 3PAR
9 17 (8.50%) Oracle
10 14 (7.00%) Remedy
11 12 (6.00%) Software AG
12 11 (5.50%) Apple
12 11 (5.50%) Red Hat
13 10 (5.00%) Nimble Storage
14 9 (4.50%) CheckPoint
15 7 (3.50%) Barracuda Networks
15 7 (3.50%) IronPort
15 7 (3.50%) Polycom
15 7 (3.50%) Siemens
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St Helens and Warrington
Networx
Salary: Circa £35,000
Posted: 11 days ago
St Helens and Warrington
Networx
Salary: Circa £35,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 19 days ago
Bolton
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago