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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 103 112 126
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing SAN 158 149 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.59% 2.21% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.48% 14.75% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 125 117 99
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,600 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,600 £56,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1021 1010 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.76% 14.95% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 786 785 947
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +37 86 £40,000 +14.28% 21
Cheshire -10 32 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Merseyside -1 21 £37,500 -34.78% 2
Lancashire -10 17 £42,500 +49.12% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 244 (76.25%) Windows
2 225 (70.31%) VMware
3 167 (52.19%) Microsoft
4 137 (42.81%) Active Directory
5 135 (42.19%) Cisco
6 126 (39.38%) MS Exchange
7 124 (38.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 108 (33.75%) NetApp
9 107 (33.44%) HP
10 105 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 91 (28.44%) Citrix
12 90 (28.13%) Hyper-V
13 89 (27.81%) Firewall
14 88 (27.50%) ITIL
15 87 (27.19%) SQL Server
15 87 (27.19%) DNS
16 81 (25.31%) Windows Server 2012
17 80 (25.00%) NAS
18 77 (24.06%) Exchange Server 2010
19 72 (22.50%) Linux
19 72 (22.50%) DHCP
20 70 (21.88%) VPN
21 65 (20.31%) EMC
22 64 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
23 63 (19.69%) Microsoft Certification
24 60 (18.75%) IBM
25 58 (18.13%) MS Excel
26 56 (17.50%) TCP/IP
27 55 (17.19%) LAN
27 55 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2013

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 126 (39.38%) MS Exchange
2 77 (24.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (13.75%) IIS
5 32 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 31 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (8.44%) WebSphere
8 22 (6.88%) WebLogic
9 20 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (3.75%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.88%) Apache
13 5 (1.56%) NetWeaver
14 4 (1.25%) Lync
15 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 58 (18.13%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.06%) MS Office
3 8 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.94%) MS Project
5 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.69%) Office 365
2 6 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (27.81%) Firewall
2 87 (27.19%) DNS
3 80 (25.00%) NAS
4 72 (22.50%) DHCP
5 70 (21.88%) VPN
6 56 (17.50%) TCP/IP
7 55 (17.19%) LAN
8 46 (14.38%) WAN
9 30 (9.38%) VoIP
10 27 (8.44%) Wireless
11 25 (7.81%) VLAN
12 18 (5.63%) iSCSI
13 17 (5.31%) Ethernet
14 16 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (4.06%) FTP
15 13 (4.06%) IPv4
16 12 (3.75%) SMTP
17 11 (3.44%) VDSL
17 11 (3.44%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (3.44%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (27.19%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.63%) DB2
3 23 (7.19%) Oracle Database
4 22 (6.88%) Relational Database
4 22 (6.88%) Oracle Exadata
4 22 (6.88%) RDBMS
5 20 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.56%) Ingres
9 4 (1.25%) MySQL
9 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.63%) DTS
10 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.63%) Big Data
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) ERwin
General
1 31 (9.69%) Finance
2 12 (3.75%) Retail
3 9 (2.81%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.56%) Banking
6 4 (1.25%) Back Office
6 4 (1.25%) Legal
7 3 (0.94%) Billing
7 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
8 2 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (16.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (13.13%) Support Engineer
3 40 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 39 (12.19%) Architect
5 35 (10.94%) Solutions Architect
6 31 (9.69%) Infrastructure Manager
7 26 (8.13%) Technical Support
8 23 (7.19%) Infrastructure Architect
9 22 (6.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 21 (6.56%) Administrator
10 21 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 19 (5.94%) Analyst
12 17 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (5.00%) Project Manager
13 16 (5.00%) IT Manager
13 16 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 16 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
13 16 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
14 15 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (4.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 22 (6.88%) Middleware
1 22 (6.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (3.44%) .NET
3 6 (1.88%) Web Services
4 5 (1.56%) SAP Basis
5 4 (1.25%) EDI
6 3 (0.94%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.63%) COM
8 1 (0.31%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (0.31%) RESTful
8 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.31%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.31%) SOAP
8 1 (0.31%) XML
8 1 (0.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.56%) Clustering
2 27 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.81%) FlexPod
4 14 (4.38%) Replication
5 10 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.19%) AS400
7 5 (1.56%) LPAR
7 5 (1.56%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.56%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.25%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.25%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.63%) EMC Centera
9 2 (0.63%) iSeries
9 2 (0.63%) HP Superdome
9 2 (0.63%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (0.63%) IBM XIV
9 2 (0.63%) Open Source
10 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 244 (76.25%) Windows
2 105 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (25.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 72 (22.50%) Linux
5 64 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 40 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 30 (9.38%) AIX
8 29 (9.06%) HPUX
8 29 (9.06%) Solaris
9 24 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (7.19%) Windows XP
11 22 (6.88%) OS/400
11 22 (6.88%) zOS
11 22 (6.88%) SUSE
12 21 (6.56%) UNIX
13 11 (3.44%) Android
14 8 (2.50%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.88%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.50%) ITIL
2 47 (14.69%) Business Continuity
3 44 (13.75%) Mentoring
4 35 (10.94%) Coaching
5 33 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (8.75%) Migration
7 27 (8.44%) Infrastructure Management
8 24 (7.50%) Change Management
9 22 (6.88%) Service Management
10 19 (5.94%) Problem Management
11 17 (5.31%) Project Management
12 16 (5.00%) Incident Management
13 14 (4.38%) Software Delivery
14 12 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
15 11 (3.44%) Mobile Device Management
16 10 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (3.13%) Load Balancing
16 10 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
16 10 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
17 9 (2.81%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.13%) PowerShell
1 42 (13.13%) SQL
2 14 (4.38%) VB
3 12 (3.75%) VBScript
4 11 (3.44%) Perl
5 9 (2.81%) VB.NET
6 7 (2.19%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.31%) PHP
8 1 (0.31%) Java
Qualifications
1 63 (19.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (15.31%) MCSE
3 38 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (11.88%) CCNA
3 38 (11.88%) MCITP
4 31 (9.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (7.50%) MCTS
6 19 (5.94%) MCP
6 19 (5.94%) Citrix Certification
7 18 (5.63%) CCA
7 18 (5.63%) Degree
8 14 (4.38%) NCDA
9 11 (3.44%) JNCIA
9 11 (3.44%) CCNP
10 8 (2.50%) MCSA
11 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 5 (1.56%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.56%) MCPD
11 5 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.06%) SLA
2 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 137 (42.81%) Active Directory
2 124 (38.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (28.13%) Hyper-V
4 54 (16.88%) XenDesktop
5 41 (12.81%) vSphere
6 37 (11.56%) XenApp
7 22 (6.88%) KVM
8 19 (5.94%) VMware ESX
9 14 (4.38%) XenServer
9 14 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.25%) Firmware
10 4 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.94%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.94%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.63%) NFS
12 2 (0.63%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.63%) Samba
12 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 25 (7.81%) SCCM
2 22 (6.88%) Tivoli
3 12 (3.75%) SCOM
4 10 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 9 (2.81%) SCOrch
5 9 (2.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 9 (2.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.50%) SCVMM
6 8 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.88%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.88%) SCSM
8 5 (1.56%) XenMobile
8 5 (1.56%) WSUS
8 5 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.94%) Nagios
10 2 (0.63%) EMC Navisphere
10 2 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.63%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 225 (70.31%) VMware
2 167 (52.19%) Microsoft
3 135 (42.19%) Cisco
4 108 (33.75%) NetApp
5 107 (33.44%) HP
6 91 (28.44%) Citrix
7 65 (20.31%) EMC
8 60 (18.75%) IBM
9 42 (13.13%) Oracle
10 41 (12.81%) Symantec
11 39 (12.19%) Juniper
12 33 (10.31%) Dell
13 31 (9.69%) CheckPoint
13 31 (9.69%) Red Hat
14 27 (8.44%) Brocade
15 22 (6.88%) BMC
15 22 (6.88%) CA
16 13 (4.06%) Meraki
17 12 (3.75%) SAP
17 12 (3.75%) Wyse
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