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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 136 114 92
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -22
Permanent jobs citing SAN 102 152 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.83% 2.36% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.40% 15.97% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 82 116 156
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,815 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £58,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
895 952 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.07% 14.80% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 759 761 868
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 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 1 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 -13 62 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Merseyside -5 19 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Cheshire +32 16 £44,500 +18.66% 4
Cumbria +3 3 £52,500 +16.66%
Lancashire 0 3 £35,000 -17.64% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 173 (83.98%) Windows
2 109 (52.91%) Microsoft
3 106 (51.46%) VMware
4 103 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 82 (39.81%) Active Directory
6 73 (35.44%) SQL
7 71 (34.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 68 (33.01%) SQL Server
9 64 (31.07%) Cisco
10 61 (29.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (28.64%) PowerShell
12 58 (28.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 56 (27.18%) ITIL
14 53 (25.73%) Citrix
14 53 (25.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 50 (24.27%) Data Centre
16 48 (23.30%) Linux
17 47 (22.82%) Firewall
18 46 (22.33%) Finance
19 44 (21.36%) HP
20 43 (20.87%) High Availability
21 38 (18.45%) Disaster Recovery
22 35 (16.99%) Windows Server 2003
23 34 (16.50%) IIS
23 34 (16.50%) Replication
23 34 (16.50%) Performance Monitoring
24 33 (16.02%) MCSE
25 32 (15.53%) T-SQL
26 31 (15.05%) Project Management
27 30 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 34 (16.50%) IIS
2 22 (10.68%) Confluence
2 22 (10.68%) MS Exchange
3 14 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.88%) Apache
6 6 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.91%) JBoss
6 6 (2.91%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.46%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.97%) nginx
9 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 21 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.88%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) FastStats
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.56%) Office 365
2 29 (14.08%) IaaS
3 23 (11.17%) PaaS
4 19 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (2.91%) SaaS
7 2 (0.97%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 47 (22.82%) Firewall
2 29 (14.08%) LAN
3 28 (13.59%) DHCP
3 28 (13.59%) DNS
3 28 (13.59%) VoIP
4 26 (12.62%) NAS
4 26 (12.62%) VPN
5 23 (11.17%) WAN
6 20 (9.71%) TCP/IP
7 14 (6.80%) Wireless
8 12 (5.83%) Internet
9 11 (5.34%) IP Telephony
10 9 (4.37%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (4.37%) Ethernet
11 7 (3.40%) IPv4
11 7 (3.40%) LDAP
12 6 (2.91%) Cisco IPT
12 6 (2.91%) IPsec
13 5 (2.43%) OpenVPN
14 4 (1.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (33.01%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.56%) DTS
2 30 (14.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (12.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (11.65%) SQL Server 2000
5 24 (11.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (11.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.46%) MySQL
9 2 (0.97%) DB2
9 2 (0.97%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.49%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.49%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 22 (10.68%) JIRA
2 3 (1.46%) ERwin
3 1 (0.49%) Ant
3 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (22.33%) Finance
2 29 (14.08%) Banking
3 16 (7.77%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.88%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.40%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.91%) Marketing
7 4 (1.94%) Retail
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (16.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (15.05%) DBA
2 31 (15.05%) SQL DBA
3 27 (13.11%) Analyst
4 23 (11.17%) Administrator
5 18 (8.74%) Team Leader
6 16 (7.77%) Infrastructure Manager
6 16 (7.77%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 16 (7.77%) Server Engineer
7 14 (6.80%) SQL Server DBA
7 14 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (6.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (6.31%) Support Engineer
9 11 (5.34%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.34%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (4.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.85%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (4.37%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (4.37%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.74%) .NET
2 11 (5.34%) Middleware
3 3 (1.46%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.97%) CSS
4 2 (0.97%) HTML
4 2 (0.97%) J2EE
4 2 (0.97%) LAMP
4 2 (0.97%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (0.97%) Node.js
4 2 (0.97%) RESTful
4 2 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.49%) Gearman
5 1 (0.49%) WAP
5 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (24.27%) Data Centre
2 34 (16.50%) Replication
3 28 (13.59%) Clustering
4 22 (10.68%) Wiki
5 13 (6.31%) Driving Licence
6 12 (5.83%) User Experience
7 11 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (5.34%) Symmetrix
8 9 (4.37%) HP StoreVirtual
9 8 (3.88%) CLARiiON
9 8 (3.88%) Computer Science
9 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
9 8 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (3.40%) CCTV
10 7 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (3.40%) Public Cloud
11 6 (2.91%) FMCG
11 6 (2.91%) VCE vBlock
12 5 (2.43%) Celerra
12 5 (2.43%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 173 (83.98%) Windows
2 103 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 61 (29.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (28.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (23.30%) Linux
6 35 (16.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (6.80%) Mac OS X
7 14 (6.80%) Solaris
8 13 (6.31%) Unix
9 11 (5.34%) CentOS
10 8 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.88%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.43%) Debian
12 4 (1.94%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.94%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.97%) AIX
13 2 (0.97%) Android
13 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.18%) ITIL
2 43 (20.87%) High Availability
3 38 (18.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 34 (16.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 31 (15.05%) Project Management
6 27 (13.11%) Capacity Planning
7 25 (12.14%) Performance Analysis
8 23 (11.17%) Change Control
9 22 (10.68%) Converged Infrastructure
9 22 (10.68%) Infrastructure Management
9 22 (10.68%) ITIL V3
9 22 (10.68%) Mentoring
9 22 (10.68%) TOGAF
10 18 (8.74%) Change Management
11 17 (8.25%) Service Delivery
12 14 (6.80%) Mobile Device Management
13 12 (5.83%) Service Management
14 11 (5.34%) Incident Management
14 11 (5.34%) Line Management
14 11 (5.34%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 73 (35.44%) SQL
2 59 (28.64%) PowerShell
3 32 (15.53%) T-SQL
4 8 (3.88%) VBScript
5 5 (2.43%) VB
6 4 (1.94%) PHP
7 3 (1.46%) Ruby
8 2 (0.97%) C#
8 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.97%) Perl
8 2 (0.97%) Python
9 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 53 (25.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (16.02%) MCSE
3 21 (10.19%) CCNA
3 21 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (9.71%) Citrix Certification
4 20 (9.71%) MCSA
5 18 (8.74%) Degree
6 14 (6.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (5.83%) MCITP
8 9 (4.37%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.37%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.91%) EMC Certification
10 5 (2.43%) MCP
11 3 (1.46%) CCA
12 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.49%) CISM
13 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.49%) MCTS
13 1 (0.49%) NCDA
13 1 (0.49%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (6.80%) SLA
3 7 (3.40%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.46%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.97%) QA
6 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 82 (39.81%) Active Directory
2 71 (34.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (13.11%) Hyper-V
4 25 (12.14%) XenApp
5 24 (11.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (3.88%) vSphere
7 7 (3.40%) SRDF
7 7 (3.40%) Xen
7 7 (3.40%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.91%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 6 (2.91%) XenServer
9 5 (2.43%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.46%) vCloud
11 2 (0.97%) KVM
11 2 (0.97%) oVirt
11 2 (0.97%) Postfix
11 2 (0.97%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (13.59%) Nagios
2 25 (12.14%) SCOM
3 23 (11.17%) LiteSpeed
3 23 (11.17%) SCCM
3 23 (11.17%) SCOrch
4 22 (10.68%) EdgeSight
5 10 (4.85%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (4.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (3.88%) cPanel
7 8 (3.88%) Plesk
8 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (2.91%) AirWatch
9 6 (2.91%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (2.43%) NetBackup
10 5 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (2.43%) Puppet
11 4 (1.94%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.94%) ServiceCenter
11 4 (1.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (52.91%) Microsoft
2 106 (51.46%) VMware
3 64 (31.07%) Cisco
4 53 (25.73%) Citrix
5 44 (21.36%) HP
6 24 (11.65%) EMC
7 22 (10.68%) NetApp
8 18 (8.74%) Oracle
9 17 (8.25%) Remedy
10 14 (6.80%) IBM
11 13 (6.31%) 3PAR
11 13 (6.31%) CheckPoint
12 11 (5.34%) Brocade
12 11 (5.34%) Red Hat
13 10 (4.85%) Nimble Storage
14 9 (4.37%) Symantec
15 8 (3.88%) Apple
16 6 (2.91%) LANDesk
16 6 (2.91%) Software AG
16 6 (2.91%) Sophos
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