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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 38 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.57% - 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £31,500 - £40,000
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
17 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 9.66% 2.80% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 5
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £37,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp