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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SAN 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 10.81% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £33,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.21% -3.52%
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
12 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 16.22% 9.73% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 2
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +24.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £31,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £32,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Change Management
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Server
3 4 (50.00%) Network Management
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
4 3 (37.50%) Line 500
4 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) Document Management
4 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Broadband
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) PBX
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Change Management
1 7 (87.50%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Network Management
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Document Management
3 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Continuity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Software Licensing
3 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) BT
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) Lotus
3 3 (37.50%) Sage
3 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL