The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 39 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 10 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.62% 4.02% 3.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 21.05% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 13
Median salary £42,500 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.61% +23.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £60,000 £23,168
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 75 76 46
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 19.69% 19.10% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39 65 36
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.66% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £67,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

SAN
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for SAN in Liverpool

SAN
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Liverpool over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SAN.

1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (50.00%) NAS
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 7 (43.75%) SCCM
5 7 (43.75%) SCOM
5 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
5 7 (43.75%) Office 365
6 6 (37.50%) SCDPM
6 6 (37.50%) XenApp
6 6 (37.50%) SCVMM
6 6 (37.50%) Citrix
6 6 (37.50%) VB
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) Network Security
7 5 (31.25%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (25.00%) vSphere
8 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
8 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
8 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (25.00%) CCNA

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) Confluence
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) NAS
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) Skype
3 3 (18.75%) VoIP
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (18.75%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Support
6 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) HPUX
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
2 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Server Patching
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 6 (37.50%) VB
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (25.00%) MCSA
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCA
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (37.50%) XenApp
4 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
1 7 (43.75%) SCOM
2 6 (37.50%) SCDPM
2 6 (37.50%) SCVMM
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Nagios
5 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Meraki
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds