Period
to 25 October 2020

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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 199 159
Rank change year-on-year +75 -40 +9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 33 65 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.26% 1.01% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.51% 6.72% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31 60 119
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +18.06% -1.37%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +1.30%

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 347 967 1,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.22% 14.96% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 303 750 1,078
Median annual salary £52,500 £44,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.64% +0.57% +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,000 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 25 October 2020.

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 25 October 2020. 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 +26 4 £34,000 -20.00%
Bolton - 3 £55,000 - 1
Salford - 3 £26,000 -
SAN
North West

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, 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 22 (66.67%) LAN
1 22 (66.67%) WAN
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco
1 22 (66.67%) VMware
2 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (57.58%) Data Centre
4 16 (48.48%) NAS
5 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
6 13 (39.39%) MPLS
6 13 (39.39%) Office 365
7 12 (36.36%) Fortinet
8 11 (33.33%) Wireless
9 10 (30.30%) OSPF
9 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
9 10 (30.30%) BGP
9 10 (30.30%) EIGRP
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (30.30%) WAN Optimisation
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (30.30%) Azure
9 10 (30.30%) F5
9 10 (30.30%) Palo Alto
9 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco Wireless
10 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
10 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
11 8 (24.24%) DHCP

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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Office 365
2 10 (30.30%) Azure
3 5 (15.15%) AWS
4 3 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (6.06%) AWS CodeBuild
5 2 (6.06%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (3.03%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) LAN
1 22 (66.67%) WAN
2 20 (60.61%) Firewall
3 16 (48.48%) NAS
4 13 (39.39%) MPLS
5 11 (33.33%) Wireless
6 10 (30.30%) BGP
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco Wireless
6 10 (30.30%) EIGRP
6 10 (30.30%) OSPF
7 8 (24.24%) DHCP
7 8 (24.24%) DNS
8 5 (15.15%) VoIP
9 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
9 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.09%) VPN
9 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) Power BI
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) German Language
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
1 10 (30.30%) Senior Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (15.15%) IT Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 3 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Linux
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) WAN Optimisation
2 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (18.18%) Information Security
4 4 (12.12%) High Availability
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Email Filtering
7 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.03%) Line Management
7 1 (3.03%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.03%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) GDPR
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
3 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (9.09%) XenApp
6 2 (6.06%) Docker
6 2 (6.06%) vCloud
6 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (6.06%) VMware NSX
7 1 (3.03%) Firmware
7 1 (3.03%) vSphere
7 1 (3.03%) Xen
7 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco
1 22 (66.67%) VMware
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) Fortinet
4 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
4 10 (30.30%) F5
4 10 (30.30%) Palo Alto
5 8 (24.24%) Citrix
5 8 (24.24%) Veeam
6 7 (21.21%) NetApp
7 5 (15.15%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (12.12%) Dell
8 4 (12.12%) EMC
9 3 (9.09%) Avaya
10 2 (6.06%) Aruba
10 2 (6.06%) HP
10 2 (6.06%) Huawei
10 2 (6.06%) SonicWALL
11 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.03%) Splunk