The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 49 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing SAN 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.86% 0.88% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.21% 3.54% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -9.72%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -4.70%
SAN
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 113 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 14.06% 24.94% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44 98 53
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

SAN
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

SAN Salary Trend in Warrington

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) Citrix
3 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
4 13 (68.42%) LAN
4 13 (68.42%) VoIP
4 13 (68.42%) WAN
4 13 (68.42%) DNS
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
4 13 (68.42%) IIS
4 13 (68.42%) SharePoint
4 13 (68.42%) Wireless
4 13 (68.42%) SCCM
4 13 (68.42%) Hyper-V
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
7 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) vSphere
8 3 (15.79%) EqualLogic
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) MCSE
8 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) CCA
8 3 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco
10 1 (5.26%) XenApp

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
2 13 (68.42%) IIS
2 13 (68.42%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) DNS
2 13 (68.42%) LAN
2 13 (68.42%) VoIP
2 13 (68.42%) WAN
2 13 (68.42%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.26%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) IT Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (21.05%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) High Availability
1 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL
1 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
1 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (15.79%) CCA
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) VCAP
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft