Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 189 154
Rank change year-on-year -1 -35 -38
Permanent jobs citing SAN 95 112 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.29% 1.47% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.91% 9.61% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 95 104 81
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.61% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,550 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £43,349 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.72% +15.60% -6.25%

SAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 959 1,165 1,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.05% 15.30% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 808 962 809
Manchester median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Manchester

SAN
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SAN in Manchester

SAN
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SAN in Manchester

SAN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
Stockport +13 25 £43,000 +32.31% 7
Salford -3 4 £55,000 +65.03% 2
Cheadle - 4 £43,000 - 1
Rochdale -7 2 £34,150 -37.91%
Altrincham - 2 £43,250 -
Wigan 0 1 £32,500 -40.91%
SAN
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SAN.

1 74 (77.89%) Windows
2 65 (68.42%) VMware
3 61 (64.21%) Active Directory
4 49 (51.58%) Microsoft
5 44 (46.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (44.21%) ITIL
7 40 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 40 (42.11%) Windows Server
8 39 (41.05%) Office 365
9 36 (37.89%) Cisco
10 35 (36.84%) Hyper-V
11 34 (35.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 32 (33.68%) WAN
13 29 (30.53%) MCSE
14 25 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (25.26%) LAN
15 24 (25.26%) DNS
15 24 (25.26%) Data Centre
16 23 (24.21%) Terminal Services
17 22 (23.16%) SQL Server
18 21 (22.11%) DHCP
18 21 (22.11%) TCP/IP
18 21 (22.11%) vSphere
19 20 (21.05%) SharePoint
19 20 (21.05%) Web Services
20 19 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
21 18 (18.95%) SharePoint 2013
22 16 (16.84%) DevOps
22 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 20 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 18 (18.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (15.79%) MS Exchange
4 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (9.47%) IIS
6 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.11%) Apache
7 2 (2.11%) nginx
7 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 39 (41.05%) Office 365
2 15 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (9.47%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (9.47%) Serverless
5 8 (8.42%) SaaS
6 7 (7.37%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (7.37%) Amazon Kinesis
6 7 (7.37%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (5.26%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 32 (33.68%) WAN
2 24 (25.26%) DNS
2 24 (25.26%) LAN
3 21 (22.11%) DHCP
3 21 (22.11%) TCP/IP
4 12 (12.63%) NAS
5 9 (9.47%) Firewall
6 6 (6.32%) VLAN
6 6 (6.32%) Wireless
7 4 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.21%) FTP
7 4 (4.21%) NetScaler
7 4 (4.21%) SMTP
8 2 (2.11%) Internet
8 2 (2.11%) PBX
8 2 (2.11%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.11%) VoIP
8 2 (2.11%) VPN
8 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.05%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (6.32%) MySQL
4 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.05%) Big Data
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.26%) GoCD
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.32%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) Support Engineer
2 24 (25.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 23 (24.21%) 3rd Line Support
4 21 (22.11%) IT Engineer
5 20 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 20 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (14.74%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (11.58%) IT Support
8 10 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (9.47%) Analyst
9 9 (9.47%) Business Analyst
10 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V Engineer
11 7 (7.37%) Administrator
11 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
11 7 (7.37%) Senior IT Engineer
11 7 (7.37%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 7 (7.37%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (6.32%) Business IT Analyst
12 6 (6.32%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.05%) Web Services
2 7 (7.37%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.05%) Flash
3 1 (1.05%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.26%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.63%) Clustering
3 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.37%) NHS
5 4 (4.21%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.21%) Replication
6 3 (3.16%) User Experience
7 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.11%) BYOD
7 2 (2.11%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.11%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.05%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.05%) FMCG
8 1 (1.05%) PKI
8 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (77.89%) Windows
2 44 (46.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.47%) CentOS
5 9 (9.47%) Linux
6 8 (8.42%) Data ONTAP
7 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.26%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.21%) ITIL
2 19 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.84%) DevOps
4 11 (11.58%) Mentoring
4 11 (11.58%) Project Management
5 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.42%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.37%) Business Process Modelling
7 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.37%) Release Management
7 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.37%) Time Management
7 7 (7.37%) UML
7 7 (7.37%) Use Case
8 6 (6.32%) Coaching
9 5 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.21%) Network Design
10 4 (4.21%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (4.21%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.68%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.42%) SQL
3 6 (6.32%) Python
4 5 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (35.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (30.53%) MCSE
3 25 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (9.47%) Degree
6 7 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.32%) NCDA
8 5 (5.26%) CCA
8 5 (5.26%) CCNA
8 5 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (4.21%) CCNP
9 4 (4.21%) Master's Degree
9 4 (4.21%) MCTS
10 3 (3.16%) MCITP
11 2 (2.11%) MCSA
12 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (1.05%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) QA
2 7 (7.37%) PMO
3 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.11%) SLA
5 1 (1.05%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 61 (64.21%) Active Directory
2 40 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 23 (24.21%) Terminal Services
5 21 (22.11%) vSphere
6 19 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (9.47%) Docker
8 5 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (5.26%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.05%) NFS
9 1 (1.05%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) Kubernetes
1 9 (9.47%) Puppet
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (5.26%) SCCM
4 2 (2.11%) Nagios
4 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.11%) Terraform
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.05%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 65 (68.42%) VMware
2 49 (51.58%) Microsoft
3 36 (37.89%) Cisco
4 15 (15.79%) NetApp
5 11 (11.58%) Citrix
6 9 (9.47%) Red Hat
7 8 (8.42%) Veeam
8 5 (5.26%) Dell
8 5 (5.26%) EqualLogic
9 4 (4.21%) HP
10 3 (3.16%) Oracle
11 2 (2.11%) Palo Alto
12 1 (1.05%) IBM
12 1 (1.05%) Panasonic
12 1 (1.05%) Symantec
12 1 (1.05%) WatchGuard