Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 179 151
Rank change year-on-year +20 -28 -31
Permanent jobs citing SAN 138 128 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.88% 1.59% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.63% 10.76% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 105 126 115
Manchester median annual salary £36,000 £34,575 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.12% -23.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,208 £57,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £39,000 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% -15.56% +5.88%

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 1,187 1,190 1,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.21% 14.80% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1,027 951
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,396 £39,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +8.71% +0.65% +3.33%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Wigan - 46 £22,500 - 1
Stockport +15 19 £32,500 -26.92%
Cheadle 0 6 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Salford -9 6 £46,250 +14.91% 1
Oldham +2 4 £19,000 -65.45%
SAN
North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 112 (81.16%) VMware
2 87 (63.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (59.42%) Active Directory
4 72 (52.17%) Windows
5 70 (50.72%) Cisco
6 62 (44.93%) Firewall
7 55 (39.86%) Windows Server
8 54 (39.13%) LAN
9 53 (38.41%) WAN
10 48 (34.78%) ITIL
11 45 (32.61%) Microsoft
12 40 (28.99%) Virtual Servers
13 38 (27.54%) Office 365
14 32 (23.19%) DNS
15 31 (22.46%) Citrix
16 29 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
17 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 28 (20.29%) Virtual Machines
18 27 (19.57%) Fortinet
19 26 (18.84%) DHCP
19 26 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 25 (18.12%) Service Management
21 24 (17.39%) Incident Management
22 23 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
22 23 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 22 (15.94%) Hyper-V
23 22 (15.94%) Change Management
23 22 (15.94%) Linux
24 21 (15.22%) Network Security
25 20 (14.49%) Problem Management

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 16 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.87%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.80%) IIS
3 8 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.90%) Apache
6 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.72%) Confluence
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.72%) JBoss
7 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 38 (27.54%) Office 365
2 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.35%) GitHub
3 6 (4.35%) IaaS
4 5 (3.62%) PaaS
5 4 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.17%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.17%) SaaS
7 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.72%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 62 (44.93%) Firewall
2 54 (39.13%) LAN
3 53 (38.41%) WAN
4 32 (23.19%) DNS
5 26 (18.84%) DHCP
6 21 (15.22%) Network Security
7 17 (12.32%) VoIP
8 14 (10.14%) IP Telephony
8 14 (10.14%) iSCSI
9 13 (9.42%) TCP/IP
10 12 (8.70%) NAS
10 12 (8.70%) Wireless
11 11 (7.97%) VPN
12 10 (7.25%) SSL
13 8 (5.80%) VLAN
14 7 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (5.07%) IPsec
14 7 (5.07%) WLAN
15 6 (4.35%) 802.11
15 6 (4.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.52%) MySQL
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Subversion
2 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 20 (14.49%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.80%) Finance
3 8 (5.80%) Marketing
4 7 (5.07%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (20.29%) IT Support
2 27 (19.57%) Analyst
3 22 (15.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 22 (15.94%) Support Technician
4 21 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (14.49%) IT Support Technician
5 20 (14.49%) IT Technician
5 20 (14.49%) SAN Support
5 20 (14.49%) Server Analyst
5 20 (14.49%) Server Support
5 20 (14.49%) Server Support Technician
5 20 (14.49%) Server Technician
5 20 (14.49%) Service Analyst
5 20 (14.49%) Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (11.59%) Support Engineer
7 15 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) IT Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Architect
11 7 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.25%) Web Services
2 6 (4.35%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (2.17%) REST
3 3 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (0.72%) J2EE
4 1 (0.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.87%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (7.25%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.07%) Clustering
4 7 (5.07%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.90%) EMC VNX
5 4 (2.90%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.90%) Replication
5 4 (2.90%) User Experience
6 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 72 (52.17%) Windows
2 55 (39.86%) Windows Server
3 29 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (15.94%) Linux
6 11 (7.97%) Windows 10
7 10 (7.25%) Mac OS X
8 9 (6.52%) Debian
9 8 (5.80%) Windows 7
10 7 (5.07%) Unix
11 6 (4.35%) CentOS
12 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.78%) ITIL
2 25 (18.12%) Service Management
3 24 (17.39%) Incident Management
4 23 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 22 (15.94%) Change Management
6 20 (14.49%) Problem Management
6 20 (14.49%) Statistics
7 14 (10.14%) Mentoring
8 13 (9.42%) DevOps
8 13 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (7.25%) Time Management
10 7 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.07%) Server Management
10 7 (5.07%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.07%) Storage Management
11 6 (4.35%) Commercial Awareness
11 6 (4.35%) Decision-Making
11 6 (4.35%) PQQ
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.14%) SQL
2 9 (6.52%) Perl
2 9 (6.52%) PHP
3 8 (5.80%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.07%) Python
4 7 (5.07%) Ruby
5 6 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (0.72%) Java
8 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) Network+ Certification
2 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.87%) MCSE
4 14 (10.14%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (9.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (8.70%) CCNP
6 12 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.07%) Degree
8 6 (4.35%) CCDP
8 6 (4.35%) CCNA
8 6 (4.35%) MCTS
9 5 (3.62%) MCP
9 5 (3.62%) VCP5
10 3 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (2.17%) MCITP
11 2 (1.45%) MCSA
12 1 (0.72%) CCIE
12 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.72%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.42%) PCI DSS
3 10 (7.25%) SLA
4 4 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (2.90%) GDPR
5 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 87 (63.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (59.42%) Active Directory
3 40 (28.99%) Virtual Servers
4 28 (20.29%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (15.94%) Hyper-V
6 19 (13.77%) Terminal Services
7 13 (9.42%) vSphere
8 5 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.17%) NFS
9 3 (2.17%) XenApp
10 2 (1.45%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.72%) vCloud
11 1 (0.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.07%) Ansible
1 7 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (5.07%) Puppet
2 5 (3.62%) Nagios
3 4 (2.90%) vCenter Server
3 4 (2.90%) vRealize
4 3 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.17%) SCCM
5 2 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.45%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.45%) SCOM
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.72%) Salt
6 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.72%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 112 (81.16%) VMware
2 70 (50.72%) Cisco
3 45 (32.61%) Microsoft
4 31 (22.46%) Citrix
5 27 (19.57%) Fortinet
6 20 (14.49%) Huawei
7 17 (12.32%) Veeam
8 12 (8.70%) Juniper
8 12 (8.70%) NetApp
9 9 (6.52%) Dell
10 7 (5.07%) Apple
10 7 (5.07%) HP
10 7 (5.07%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.35%) EMC
11 6 (4.35%) Ivanti
11 6 (4.35%) Nimble Storage
11 6 (4.35%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.62%) IBM
13 4 (2.90%) Google
13 4 (2.90%) Meraki