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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 123 103
Rank change year-on-year -43 -20  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 41 61 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.04% 1.79% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 12.18% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 76
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £29,850 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 587 501 619
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.96% 14.69% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 465 429 482
Median salary £40,000 £41,375 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.32% +10.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 - 9 £32,500 - 1
Stockport 0 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Wigan - 1 £55,000 -
Salford - 1 - -
SAN
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 66 (66.67%) VMware
2 46 (46.46%) Microsoft
3 44 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 41 (41.41%) MS Excel
5 39 (39.39%) Windows
6 32 (32.32%) Linux
7 31 (31.31%) NetApp
8 30 (30.30%) ITIL
8 30 (30.30%) Firewall
9 29 (29.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (29.29%) Data Centre
10 28 (28.28%) Windows Server
11 27 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (27.27%) MS Exchange
11 27 (27.27%) DNS
12 26 (26.26%) SQL
13 24 (24.24%) Service Management
13 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (22.22%) IIS
15 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
15 21 (21.21%) DHCP
16 20 (20.20%) TCP/IP
16 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (17.17%) Data Protection
17 17 (17.17%) Cisco
18 16 (16.16%) Unix
19 15 (15.15%) Solaris
19 15 (15.15%) Red Hat
20 14 (14.14%) OpenVMS
20 14 (14.14%) MS Office

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 27 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 22 (22.22%) IIS
3 11 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.06%) Apache
5 6 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.03%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.01%) DNN
7 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.01%) Zimbra
Applications
1 41 (41.41%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.14%) MS Office
3 10 (10.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (14.14%) IaaS
1 14 (14.14%) PaaS
2 11 (11.11%) Office 365
3 7 (7.07%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.06%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.03%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (30.30%) Firewall
2 27 (27.27%) DNS
3 21 (21.21%) DHCP
4 20 (20.20%) TCP/IP
5 14 (14.14%) NAS
6 13 (13.13%) VLAN
7 10 (10.10%) VPN
8 8 (8.08%) LAN
9 6 (6.06%) Internet
10 4 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (4.04%) IPsec
10 4 (4.04%) Network Security
10 4 (4.04%) WAN
11 3 (3.03%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (3.03%) OpenScape
11 3 (3.03%) SSL
11 3 (3.03%) Wireless
11 3 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.05%) MySQL
5 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) GoCD
3 1 (1.01%) Maven
General
1 6 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (20.20%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (16.16%) Analyst
3 15 (15.15%) Infrastructure Support
4 14 (14.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 14 (14.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 14 (14.14%) Support Analyst
5 13 (13.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 13 (13.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 13 (13.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 13 (13.13%) Administrator
5 13 (13.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 12 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (11.11%) Support Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) DBA
9 6 (6.06%) Senior DBA
9 6 (6.06%) Senior SQL DBA
9 6 (6.06%) SQL DBA
10 5 (5.05%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) LAMP
2 3 (3.03%) POSIX
3 2 (2.02%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.01%) .NET
4 1 (1.01%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.01%) REST
4 1 (1.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.29%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.13%) Clustering
3 11 (11.11%) iPad
4 5 (5.05%) EMC VNX
4 5 (5.05%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.05%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.03%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) NHS
7 1 (1.01%) Blog
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.01%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.39%) Windows
2 32 (32.32%) Linux
3 28 (28.28%) Windows Server
4 27 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (16.16%) Unix
7 15 (15.15%) Solaris
8 14 (14.14%) OpenVMS
9 11 (11.11%) CentOS
10 9 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (5.05%) Debian
13 3 (3.03%) HPUX
13 3 (3.03%) SUSE
13 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
14 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
15 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
15 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
15 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
15 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) ITIL
2 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) Service Management
3 17 (17.17%) Data Protection
4 13 (13.13%) DevOps
4 13 (13.13%) ITSM
4 13 (13.13%) PRINCE2
5 12 (12.12%) Programme Management
6 11 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
7 8 (8.08%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.06%) Data Architecture
8 6 (6.06%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.06%) High Availability
8 6 (6.06%) Scrum
8 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.05%) CRM
9 5 (5.05%) Document Management
9 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.26%) SQL
2 13 (13.13%) Perl
3 12 (12.12%) PowerShell
4 9 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.08%) Python
6 5 (5.05%) Ruby
7 3 (3.03%) AWK
7 3 (3.03%) Korn
7 3 (3.03%) sed
8 2 (2.02%) PHP
8 2 (2.02%) VBScript
9 1 (1.01%) Java
9 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.09%) Degree
3 8 (8.08%) MCSE
4 7 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.06%) CCNA
5 6 (6.06%) CCNP
5 6 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (6.06%) MCITP
6 2 (2.02%) CCIE
6 2 (2.02%) MCSA
7 1 (1.01%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.01%) MCP
7 1 (1.01%) MCTS
7 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.07%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.06%) SLA
4 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 29 (29.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.14%) Hyper-V
3 14 (14.14%) VMware ESX
4 13 (13.13%) Terminal Services
5 6 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.05%) Docker
6 5 (5.05%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (5.05%) vSphere
7 4 (4.04%) PowerHA
7 4 (4.04%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (4.04%) XenApp
8 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.01%) KVM
9 1 (1.01%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) WSUS
2 8 (8.08%) SCOM
3 7 (7.07%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (7.07%) Nagios
3 7 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.07%) Puppet
4 5 (5.05%) Ansible
4 5 (5.05%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (5.05%) SCDPM
5 4 (4.04%) CFEngine
6 3 (3.03%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.02%) Cacti
8 1 (1.01%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.01%) Salt
8 1 (1.01%) SCCM
8 1 (1.01%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 66 (66.67%) VMware
2 46 (46.46%) Microsoft
3 31 (31.31%) NetApp
4 17 (17.17%) Cisco
5 15 (15.15%) Red Hat
6 13 (13.13%) Avaya
7 11 (11.11%) Citrix
8 10 (10.10%) HP
9 8 (8.08%) EMC
9 8 (8.08%) Intel Security
10 6 (6.06%) Symantec
11 5 (5.05%) 3PAR
11 5 (5.05%) EqualLogic
11 5 (5.05%) Veeam
12 4 (4.04%) Dell
12 4 (4.04%) Veritas
13 3 (3.03%) IronPort
13 3 (3.03%) Siemens
13 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.03%) Sun
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Inc OT + Great Benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago