Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 184 171
Rank change year-on-year +41 -13 +2
Permanent jobs citing SAN 28 52 112
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.92% 0.92% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 7.22% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 98
Median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.20% +22.06% -15.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £34,375 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,150 £54,375 £47,800
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -9.09%

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 364 720 1,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.91% 12.68% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 307 597 1,124
Median annual salary £45,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.25% -1.11% +15.38%
10th Percentile £26,100 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

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 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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 +32 4 £34,000 -20.00%
Salford +21 4 £42,000 +4.35% 2
Bolton - 4 £48,750 -
SAN
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 23 (82.14%) VMware
2 21 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (71.43%) Windows
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco
5 14 (50.00%) Firewall
6 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
6 13 (46.43%) WAN
7 12 (42.86%) LAN
7 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 12 (42.86%) Azure
8 11 (39.29%) Office 365
9 10 (35.71%) NAS
9 10 (35.71%) DHCP
9 10 (35.71%) DNS
9 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
9 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
10 9 (32.14%) Veeam
10 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
11 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 8 (28.57%) MPLS
11 8 (28.57%) IIS
12 7 (25.00%) VoIP
12 7 (25.00%) Citrix
13 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
13 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
13 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
13 6 (21.43%) Information Security
13 6 (21.43%) NetApp
13 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008

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 (28.57%) IIS
2 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Azure
2 11 (39.29%) Office 365
3 3 (10.71%) AWS
3 3 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (46.43%) WAN
3 12 (42.86%) LAN
4 10 (35.71%) DHCP
4 10 (35.71%) DNS
4 10 (35.71%) NAS
5 8 (28.57%) MPLS
6 7 (25.00%) VoIP
7 5 (17.86%) Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) BGP
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 4 (14.29%) OSPF
9 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony
10 2 (7.14%) VPN
10 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
11 1 (3.57%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Power BI
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) German Language
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 3 (10.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Information Security
3 4 (14.29%) High Availability
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.14%) Task Automation
5 2 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (3.57%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) Line Management
6 1 (3.57%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (3.57%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) GDPR
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 5 (17.86%) vSphere
5 3 (10.71%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (7.14%) XenApp
7 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) VMware
2 15 (53.57%) Cisco
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) Veeam
4 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 6 (21.43%) NetApp
5 6 (21.43%) Nimble Storage
6 5 (17.86%) Dell
6 5 (17.86%) EMC
7 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 4 (14.29%) F5
7 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 4 (14.29%) Palo Alto
8 3 (10.71%) Avaya
9 1 (3.57%) Aruba
9 1 (3.57%) HP
9 1 (3.57%) Huawei
9 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.57%) Wyse