Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 216 147
Rank change year-on-year +24 -69 -34
Permanent jobs citing SAN 87 86 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.23% 1.10% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.69% 7.60% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 74 81 104
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.86% -22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £29,325 £27,500 £28,600
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £59,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +6.67% -14.29% +2.94%

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 898 1,132 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.73% 14.46% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 733 914 846
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £22,375
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +8 24 £43,736 +34.57% 5
Salford +6 6 £45,625 +7.35% 2
Cheadle - 2 £25,000 - 5
Wigan +12 1 £32,500 -40.91% 1
SAN
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 62 (71.26%) Windows
2 60 (68.97%) VMware
3 49 (56.32%) Active Directory
4 44 (50.57%) Microsoft
5 42 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 41 (47.13%) Cisco
7 38 (43.68%) Windows Server
8 37 (42.53%) ITIL
9 32 (36.78%) WAN
10 27 (31.03%) LAN
10 27 (31.03%) Hyper-V
11 26 (29.89%) Office 365
12 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (25.29%) Citrix
14 21 (24.14%) Terminal Services
15 19 (21.84%) NAS
16 18 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (20.69%) DNS
16 18 (20.69%) Data Centre
17 17 (19.54%) Linux
17 17 (19.54%) ITIL Certification
17 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
19 15 (17.24%) DHCP
19 15 (17.24%) MCSE
19 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
19 15 (17.24%) DevOps
19 15 (17.24%) vSphere
20 14 (16.09%) SQL

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 14 (16.09%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (11.49%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.60%) IIS
6 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.89%) Office 365
2 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.20%) SaaS
4 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (6.90%) GitHub
6 5 (5.75%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (5.75%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (5.75%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (5.75%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (5.75%) IaaS
6 5 (5.75%) Serverless
7 4 (4.60%) PaaS
8 3 (3.45%) Mimecast
9 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (36.78%) WAN
2 27 (31.03%) LAN
3 19 (21.84%) NAS
4 18 (20.69%) DNS
5 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
6 15 (17.24%) DHCP
7 12 (13.79%) Firewall
8 9 (10.34%) VoIP
8 9 (10.34%) Wireless
9 7 (8.05%) IP Telephony
9 7 (8.05%) iSCSI
9 7 (8.05%) SMTP
9 7 (8.05%) SSL
10 5 (5.75%) Internet
10 5 (5.75%) Network Security
10 5 (5.75%) VLAN
11 4 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (4.60%) FTP
11 4 (4.60%) IPsec
11 4 (4.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) MySQL
3 5 (5.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Subversion
2 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.45%) GoCD
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
1 7 (8.05%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 17 (19.54%) IT Engineer
2 15 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 14 (16.09%) Administrator
4 13 (14.94%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (14.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (14.94%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) IT Support
5 8 (9.20%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Project Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Project Support Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Head of Delivery
8 5 (5.75%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.09%) Web Services
2 5 (5.75%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (3.45%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.15%) Flash
4 1 (1.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.94%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (8.05%) User Experience
4 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.90%) Replication
5 5 (5.75%) Clustering
5 5 (5.75%) NHS
6 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.60%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.30%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.30%) iPad
8 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.30%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.15%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.15%) FlexPod
9 1 (1.15%) HP Storage
9 1 (1.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (71.26%) Windows
2 38 (43.68%) Windows Server
3 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (19.54%) Linux
4 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.64%) CentOS
5 11 (12.64%) Windows 10
6 10 (11.49%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.20%) Mac OS X
8 6 (6.90%) Data ONTAP
8 6 (6.90%) Debian
8 6 (6.90%) Unix
9 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.30%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) ITIL
2 15 (17.24%) DevOps
3 12 (13.79%) Mentoring
3 12 (13.79%) Service Delivery
4 11 (12.64%) Configuration Management
4 11 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.34%) Time Management
7 8 (9.20%) Coaching
7 8 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (9.20%) Project Management
8 7 (8.05%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.90%) Commercial Awareness
9 6 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (6.90%) Migration
9 6 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.75%) Change Management
10 5 (5.75%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (5.75%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.09%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) Perl
2 11 (12.64%) Python
3 9 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.90%) PHP
4 6 (6.90%) Ruby
4 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (19.54%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (17.24%) MCSE
4 11 (12.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (9.20%) Degree
6 6 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (6.90%) MCTS
7 4 (4.60%) MCSA
8 2 (2.30%) CCDP
8 2 (2.30%) CCNP
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.15%) NCDA
9 1 (1.15%) NCIE
9 1 (1.15%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (9.20%) SLA
3 7 (8.05%) PCI DSS
3 7 (8.05%) QA
4 5 (5.75%) PMO
5 3 (3.45%) COSHH
5 3 (3.45%) GDPR
5 3 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 49 (56.32%) Active Directory
2 42 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (31.03%) Hyper-V
4 21 (24.14%) Terminal Services
5 15 (17.24%) vSphere
6 11 (12.64%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (5.75%) Docker
8 4 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.45%) Xen
10 2 (2.30%) NFS
10 2 (2.30%) XenApp
10 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.15%) vCloud
11 1 (1.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) Puppet
2 6 (6.90%) Ansible
2 6 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.90%) SCCM
3 5 (5.75%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.60%) SCOM
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.15%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 60 (68.97%) VMware
2 44 (50.57%) Microsoft
3 41 (47.13%) Cisco
4 22 (25.29%) Citrix
5 11 (12.64%) NetApp
5 11 (12.64%) Red Hat
5 11 (12.64%) Veeam
6 5 (5.75%) Juniper
7 4 (4.60%) EMC
7 4 (4.60%) HP
8 3 (3.45%) Dell
8 3 (3.45%) Forcepoint
8 3 (3.45%) Isilon
8 3 (3.45%) Meraki
8 3 (3.45%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (3.45%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.30%) Apple
9 2 (2.30%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.30%) Ivanti
9 2 (2.30%) WatchGuard