The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 49 46
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 3 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.70% 0.59% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 8.33% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 10
Median salary £38,750 £34,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.97% -28.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £34,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £34,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 60 24 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 14.05% 7.06% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 53 22 71
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.07% -26.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,800 £22,058
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing SAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Lancashire

SAN
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for SAN in Lancashire

SAN
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -12 1 £37,500 +10.29%
Chorley - 1 - -
SAN
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) NAS
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) HPUX
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Server Building

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Business Development Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Development Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) HPUX
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Development
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Server Building
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Veeam
3 2 (22.22%) WatchGuard
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Mitel
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle