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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 120 103
Rank change year-on-year -43 -17  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 41 63 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.99% 1.82% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.58% 12.07% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40 51 58
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,200
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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 623 522 494
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.07% 15.11% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 529 459 417
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,182 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Bury 0 7 £32,500 -7.14%
Stockport -9 5 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Cheadle - 3 £52,500 -
Oldham - 1 £55,000 -
Salford - 1 £42,500 -
SAN
North West

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 Manchester region with a requirement for SAN.

1 60 (74.07%) VMware
2 39 (48.15%) Windows
3 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
4 33 (40.74%) Active Directory
5 32 (39.51%) Windows Server
6 31 (38.27%) Firewall
7 29 (35.80%) MS Exchange
7 29 (35.80%) DNS
8 27 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (30.86%) Data Centre
9 25 (30.86%) DHCP
10 24 (29.63%) Hyper-V
11 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
11 22 (27.16%) NetApp
12 21 (25.93%) Terminal Services
13 19 (23.46%) Linux
14 18 (22.22%) SQL
14 18 (22.22%) Cisco
14 18 (22.22%) VLAN
15 17 (20.99%) Red Hat
15 17 (20.99%) IIS
16 16 (19.75%) Avaya
16 16 (19.75%) WSUS
17 15 (18.52%) Perl
18 14 (17.28%) ITIL
18 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (16.05%) HP
19 13 (16.05%) Citrix
20 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 12 (14.81%) Bash Shell

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 29 (35.80%) MS Exchange
2 17 (20.99%) IIS
3 9 (11.11%) Apache
4 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.23%) DNN
8 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Office 365
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.70%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.47%) SaaS
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.23%) IaaS
6 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.27%) Firewall
2 29 (35.80%) DNS
3 25 (30.86%) DHCP
4 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
5 18 (22.22%) VLAN
6 6 (7.41%) WAN
7 5 (6.17%) LAN
8 4 (4.94%) NAS
9 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.70%) FCoE
9 3 (3.70%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.47%) VoIP
10 2 (2.47%) VPN
11 1 (1.23%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (1.23%) Internet
11 1 (1.23%) Network Security
11 1 (1.23%) Skype
11 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) MySQL
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) GoCD
2 1 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) 3rd Line Support
2 17 (20.99%) Analyst
2 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Support
3 16 (19.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 16 (19.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 16 (19.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 16 (19.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 16 (19.75%) Support Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (13.58%) Storage Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Administrator
8 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.17%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) LAMP
2 3 (3.70%) POSIX
2 3 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.23%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.23%) REST
3 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.86%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.58%) iPad
3 7 (8.64%) EMC VNX
4 5 (6.17%) Clustering
4 5 (6.17%) HP Storage
5 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.70%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.23%) Blog
8 1 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) Replication
8 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.15%) Windows
2 32 (39.51%) Windows Server
3 19 (23.46%) Linux
4 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (13.58%) CentOS
7 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (9.88%) Unix
8 8 (9.88%) Windows 7
9 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (6.17%) Windows 10
11 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.70%) Debian
12 3 (3.70%) HPUX
12 3 (3.70%) SUSE
13 1 (1.23%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) ITIL
2 9 (11.11%) DevOps
2 9 (11.11%) Service Management
3 8 (9.88%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.64%) Analytics
4 7 (8.64%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
4 7 (8.64%) Product Management
5 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.17%) Server Hardening
6 5 (6.17%) SIEM
7 4 (4.94%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.70%) Network Design
8 3 (3.70%) Security Management
9 2 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.47%) Change Management
9 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.47%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) SQL
2 15 (18.52%) Perl
3 12 (14.81%) Bash Shell
4 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.64%) Python
6 4 (4.94%) Ruby
7 3 (3.70%) AWK
7 3 (3.70%) Korn
7 3 (3.70%) sed
8 1 (1.23%) Java
8 1 (1.23%) PHP
8 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.64%) MCSE
4 6 (7.41%) Degree
5 5 (6.17%) CCNA
6 3 (3.70%) CCIE
6 3 (3.70%) CCNP
6 3 (3.70%) MCP
7 2 (2.47%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.47%) MCITP
7 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.23%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 27 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (29.63%) Hyper-V
4 21 (25.93%) Terminal Services
5 5 (6.17%) Docker
5 5 (6.17%) XenApp
6 4 (4.94%) PowerHA
6 4 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.94%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (4.94%) vSphere
7 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.23%) KVM
8 1 (1.23%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (19.75%) WSUS
2 6 (7.41%) Nagios
3 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.17%) Puppet
4 4 (4.94%) Ansible
4 4 (4.94%) CFEngine
5 3 (3.70%) FortiGate
5 3 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.23%) SCSM
7 1 (1.23%) SnapMirror
7 1 (1.23%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 60 (74.07%) VMware
2 37 (45.68%) Microsoft
3 22 (27.16%) NetApp
4 18 (22.22%) Cisco
5 17 (20.99%) Red Hat
6 16 (19.75%) Avaya
7 13 (16.05%) Citrix
7 13 (16.05%) HP
8 11 (13.58%) EMC
9 6 (7.41%) 3PAR
10 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.94%) Dell
10 4 (4.94%) McAfee
10 4 (4.94%) Veritas
10 4 (4.94%) Wyse
11 3 (3.70%) Sun
12 2 (2.47%) EqualLogic
12 2 (2.47%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.47%) Symantec
13 1 (1.23%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MAG
Salary: From £34,344 to £38,856 per annum plus contributory pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 12 days ago