Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 111 129
Rank change year-on-year +20 +18 -44
Permanent jobs citing SAN 59 30 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.26% 1.35% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.00% 7.63% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 47 33 97
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -18.18% +37.50%
10th Percentile £25,500 £30,650 £32,300
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +3.03%

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 454 393 641
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 17.35% 17.66% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 350 298 436
Cheshire median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% -12.50% +7.38%
10th Percentile £21,500 £18,175 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £39,750 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.61% +1.33% +7.14%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Cheshire

SAN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for SAN in Cheshire

SAN
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in Cheshire

SAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +10 31 £37,000 -17.78% 1
Macclesfield - 4 £40,000 -
Northwich +3 3 £32,000 -27.27%
Crewe -12 1 £29,000 +34.88%
Knutsford -34 1 - -
SAN
North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 46 (77.97%) VMware
2 39 (66.10%) Citrix
3 38 (64.41%) Windows
4 36 (61.02%) Microsoft
4 36 (61.02%) VPN
5 32 (54.24%) LAN
5 32 (54.24%) WAN
6 29 (49.15%) Active Directory
7 21 (35.59%) MS Exchange
7 21 (35.59%) Hyper-V
7 21 (35.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (35.59%) Windows Server
8 18 (30.51%) Data Centre
8 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (28.81%) DNS
9 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (27.12%) Cisco
10 16 (27.12%) XenApp
11 15 (25.42%) PowerShell
11 15 (25.42%) Remote Desktop
12 13 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (22.03%) Firewall
13 12 (20.34%) DHCP
13 12 (20.34%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (16.95%) Service Delivery
14 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (16.95%) Veeam
15 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (15.25%) ITIL

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (35.59%) Exchange Server 2013
1 21 (35.59%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.78%) IIS
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.39%) Office 365
4 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (61.02%) VPN
2 32 (54.24%) LAN
2 32 (54.24%) WAN
3 17 (28.81%) DNS
4 15 (25.42%) Remote Desktop
5 13 (22.03%) Firewall
6 12 (20.34%) DHCP
7 8 (13.56%) MPLS
8 6 (10.17%) VoIP
9 5 (8.47%) iSCSI
10 3 (5.08%) NAS
10 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.08%) VLAN
11 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (3.39%) LDAP
11 2 (3.39%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.69%) Maven
General
1 4 (6.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (20.34%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (13.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Consultant
3 8 (13.56%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Citrix Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Citrix Support
6 5 (8.47%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) VMware Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.39%) EMC VNX
2 2 (3.39%) Replication
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (64.41%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Windows Server
3 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.47%) Linux
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Vista
6 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.69%) Unix
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (16.95%) Service Delivery
3 9 (15.25%) ITIL
4 7 (11.86%) Project Management
5 6 (10.17%) Presales
6 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.08%) Change Management
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Line Management
9 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.69%) Business Transformation
9 1 (1.69%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.69%) Proactive Monitoring
9 1 (1.69%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.69%) Scrum
9 1 (1.69%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) Ruby
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.78%) CCA
2 4 (6.78%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (6.78%) MCSE
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.69%) CCNA
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (49.15%) Active Directory
2 21 (35.59%) Hyper-V
3 17 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (27.12%) XenApp
5 7 (11.86%) Terminal Services
5 7 (11.86%) vSphere
5 7 (11.86%) XenDesktop
6 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (5.08%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (3.39%) Docker
9 1 (1.69%) KVM
9 1 (1.69%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) Ansible
3 1 (1.69%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.69%) Nagios
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (77.97%) VMware
2 39 (66.10%) Citrix
3 36 (61.02%) Microsoft
4 16 (27.12%) Cisco
5 10 (16.95%) Veeam
6 6 (10.17%) HP
7 5 (8.47%) SonicWALL
8 4 (6.78%) NetApp
8 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.08%) EMC
9 3 (5.08%) Symantec
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle
10 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.39%) Sophos
11 1 (1.69%) IBM
11 1 (1.69%) Juniper
11 1 (1.69%) McAfee
11 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.69%) Veritas
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