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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 13 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 220 187 139
Rank change year-on-year -33 -48 +80
Permanent jobs citing SAN 41 41 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.71% 0.84% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.44% 7.31% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 37
10th Percentile £32,400 £39,250 £36,700
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% +29.41%
75th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 -
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 753 561 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.01% 11.55% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 517 373 351
10th Percentile £26,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £32,000 £40,000 £39,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -9.52% +22.09%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £65,625 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £46,800 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -10.00% +17.65%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Manchester

SAN
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAN in Manchester.

Salary trend for SAN in Manchester

SAN
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAN in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

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 13 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Bolton +11 6 £55,000 -
Salford -8 3 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Stockport -2 1 £27,500 -24.66%
SAN
North West

For the 6 months to 13 August 2022, 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 29 (70.73%) VMware
1 29 (70.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
3 21 (51.22%) Windows
4 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
5 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
6 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (41.46%) Azure
7 15 (36.59%) DHCP
7 15 (36.59%) DNS
8 13 (31.71%) Cisco
8 13 (31.71%) Firewall
9 12 (29.27%) WAN
9 12 (29.27%) vSphere
9 12 (29.27%) Microsoft 365
10 11 (26.83%) LAN
11 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (21.95%) Linux
12 9 (21.95%) NAS
13 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
13 8 (19.51%) AWS
13 8 (19.51%) MCSE
13 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
13 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
13 8 (19.51%) Citrix
13 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
14 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (17.07%) SQL
14 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
14 7 (17.07%) Veeam

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 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) Azure
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (19.51%) AWS
4 6 (14.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (14.63%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (9.76%) Mimecast
6 3 (7.32%) Power Platform
7 1 (2.44%) GCP
7 1 (2.44%) IaaS
7 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) DHCP
1 15 (36.59%) DNS
2 13 (31.71%) Firewall
3 12 (29.27%) WAN
4 11 (26.83%) LAN
5 9 (21.95%) NAS
6 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.20%) Internet
8 4 (9.76%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (9.76%) MPLS
8 4 (9.76%) VoIP
9 3 (7.32%) VLAN
10 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (4.88%) FCoE
10 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
10 2 (4.88%) Network Security
10 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (2.44%) FTP
11 1 (2.44%) SNMP
11 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (7.32%) Power BI
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) OLTP
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.44%) Selenium
1 1 (2.44%) Storybook
General
1 5 (12.20%) Legal
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
2 4 (9.76%) Social Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Documentation Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Organisational Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) IT Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Cloud Platform Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) DBA
5 3 (7.32%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.44%) Node.js
1 1 (2.44%) RESTful
1 1 (2.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
3 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
4 3 (7.32%) Clustering
5 2 (4.88%) FlexPod
5 2 (4.88%) Housing Association
5 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.44%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (7.32%) Solaris
6 3 (7.32%) Unix
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (2.44%) AIX
8 1 (2.44%) CentOS
8 1 (2.44%) HPUX
8 1 (2.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) ITIL
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (7.32%) Demand Management
7 3 (7.32%) Matrix Management
7 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.32%) Service Management
8 2 (4.88%) Agile
8 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.88%) CRM
8 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.88%) Migration
8 2 (4.88%) Network Design
8 2 (4.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) Bash
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.51%) MCSE
3 6 (14.63%) CCNA
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.32%) MCSA
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.88%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CCA
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) MCITP
6 1 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.32%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (29.27%) vSphere
4 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
5 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (12.20%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (9.76%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (4.88%) NFS
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (4.88%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (2.44%) Docker
9 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
2 2 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.88%) vMotion
3 1 (2.44%) Grafana
3 1 (2.44%) Kibana
3 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.44%) logstash
3 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) VMware
2 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) Cisco
4 8 (19.51%) Citrix
5 7 (17.07%) Veeam
6 5 (12.20%) Dell
6 5 (12.20%) HP
6 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.32%) Aruba
7 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.32%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.32%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (7.32%) Wyse
8 2 (4.88%) Cadence
8 2 (4.88%) EMC
8 2 (4.88%) NetApp
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle
8 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.44%) Avaya
9 1 (2.44%) IBM