Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 164 129
Rank change year-on-year -2 -35 -2
Permanent jobs citing SAN 135 125 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.70% 1.70% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 11.08% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 137 108 102
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £44,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.77% +19.73% +8.09%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,050 £25,750
90th Percentile £54,250 £57,500 £66,300
North West median annual salary £38,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +10.00% -

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 1134 1128 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.26% 15.32% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 983 989 835
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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
Stockport +21 29 £43,000 +104.76% 3
Cheadle - 9 £43,000 -
Salford -4 5 £38,000 +14.02%
Altrincham -12 3 £48,500 -
Rochdale -1 2 £34,150 -37.91%
Oldham +9 1 £55,000 +61.76%
SAN
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SAN.

1 116 (85.93%) Windows
2 102 (75.56%) Active Directory
3 90 (66.67%) VMware
4 80 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 78 (57.78%) Hyper-V
6 72 (53.33%) Office 365
7 68 (50.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 62 (45.93%) Cisco
9 60 (44.44%) Windows Server
10 59 (43.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 54 (40.00%) ITIL
12 53 (39.26%) MCSE
13 49 (36.30%) MS Exchange
13 49 (36.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 44 (32.59%) DNS
15 42 (31.11%) Firewall
16 38 (28.15%) DHCP
17 37 (27.41%) WAN
18 35 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
19 34 (25.19%) LAN
20 33 (24.44%) Windows 7
21 31 (22.96%) TCP/IP
22 28 (20.74%) Terminal Services
22 28 (20.74%) SharePoint
23 27 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
24 26 (19.26%) Degree
25 25 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
25 25 (18.52%) Web Services
25 25 (18.52%) Windows 10
25 25 (18.52%) Mentoring

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 49 (36.30%) MS Exchange
2 35 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (20.74%) SharePoint
4 17 (12.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (6.67%) IIS
6 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.96%) Apache
7 4 (2.96%) nginx
7 4 (2.96%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 72 (53.33%) Office 365
2 19 (14.07%) Mimecast
3 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (3.70%) Serverless
6 4 (2.96%) SaaS
7 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.48%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (1.48%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.74%) IaaS
8 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 44 (32.59%) DNS
2 42 (31.11%) Firewall
3 38 (28.15%) DHCP
4 37 (27.41%) WAN
5 34 (25.19%) LAN
6 31 (22.96%) TCP/IP
7 22 (16.30%) VLAN
8 7 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (5.19%) NAS
8 7 (5.19%) NetScaler
9 6 (4.44%) VoIP
10 5 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.96%) VPN
12 3 (2.22%) FCoE
12 3 (2.22%) Internet
12 3 (2.22%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.48%) IP Telephony
13 2 (1.48%) Network Security
13 2 (1.48%) PBX
13 2 (1.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.96%) MySQL
4 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.74%) Big Data
7 1 (0.74%) OLTP
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.48%) GoCD
General
1 17 (12.59%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Games
3 4 (2.96%) Retail
3 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (36.30%) Support Engineer
2 36 (26.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 31 (22.96%) IT Engineer
4 29 (21.48%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 23 (17.04%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 22 (16.30%) IT Support
7 22 (16.30%) IT Support Engineer
8 21 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (12.59%) Windows Engineer
10 15 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
11 12 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (6.67%) Team Leader
12 9 (6.67%) Technical Manager
13 8 (5.93%) VMware Engineer
14 7 (5.19%) SAN Engineer
14 7 (5.19%) Service Manager
14 7 (5.19%) Technical Services Manager
15 6 (4.44%) IT Manager
15 6 (4.44%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.52%) Web Services
2 2 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.74%) COM
3 1 (0.74%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 20 (14.81%) Driving Licence
3 9 (6.67%) Clustering
4 7 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.70%) iPad
5 5 (3.70%) NHS
6 3 (2.22%) FMCG
7 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.48%) BYOD
7 2 (1.48%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.48%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.74%) CCTV
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.74%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.74%) IPTV
8 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 116 (85.93%) Windows
2 68 (50.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 60 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 33 (24.44%) Windows 7
5 25 (18.52%) Windows 10
5 25 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.41%) Linux
7 7 (5.19%) CentOS
7 7 (5.19%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.48%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.48%) Solaris
12 1 (0.74%) Debian
12 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.00%) ITIL
2 25 (18.52%) Mentoring
3 21 (15.56%) Time Management
4 15 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.89%) DevOps
6 9 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.93%) Patch Management
7 8 (5.93%) Project Management
7 8 (5.93%) Server Hardening
7 8 (5.93%) SIEM
8 7 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.19%) Network Design
9 6 (4.44%) Security Management
10 5 (3.70%) Release Management
11 4 (2.96%) Business Analysis
11 4 (2.96%) Customer Intelligence
11 4 (2.96%) Open Source
12 3 (2.22%) ERP
12 3 (2.22%) Service Delivery
12 3 (2.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (1.48%) Python
4 1 (0.74%) Perl
4 1 (0.74%) PHP
4 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (43.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (39.26%) MCSE
3 26 (19.26%) Degree
4 21 (15.56%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (14.07%) Master's Degree
6 16 (11.85%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (8.15%) CCNA
8 9 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (5.93%) CCNP
10 6 (4.44%) CCA
10 6 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (4.44%) NCDA
11 4 (2.96%) MCITP
11 4 (2.96%) MCP
12 3 (2.22%) CCIE
13 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) PMO
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 102 (75.56%) Active Directory
2 78 (57.78%) Hyper-V
3 49 (36.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (20.74%) Terminal Services
5 27 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (16.30%) vSphere
7 9 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (5.19%) XenDesktop
9 6 (4.44%) Docker
10 3 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.74%) NFS
11 1 (0.74%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.74%) vCloud
11 1 (0.74%) Xen
11 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.67%) SCCM
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (5.19%) Puppet
4 6 (4.44%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.96%) Nagios
5 4 (2.96%) Terraform
6 3 (2.22%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.74%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.74%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.74%) SCOM
8 1 (0.74%) SCSM
8 1 (0.74%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.74%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (66.67%) VMware
2 80 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 62 (45.93%) Cisco
4 22 (16.30%) Dell
5 21 (15.56%) EqualLogic
6 20 (14.81%) Citrix
7 18 (13.33%) Veeam
8 13 (9.63%) NetApp
9 9 (6.67%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.19%) Wyse
11 6 (4.44%) CheckPoint
12 5 (3.70%) EMC
12 5 (3.70%) HP
13 4 (2.96%) Oracle
14 3 (2.22%) Panasonic
15 2 (1.48%) McAfee
15 2 (1.48%) Palo Alto
16 1 (0.74%) ForeScout
16 1 (0.74%) Nimble Storage
16 1 (0.74%) Symantec