The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston 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 28 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.86% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 7.69% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +14.03%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
Lancashire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.21% 12.38% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 8
Average salary £45,500 £37,123 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.56% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £37,123
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

SAN
Salary Trend in Preston

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

SAN Salary Trend in Preston

SAN
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) NAS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware