Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 63 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 -17 -9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 32 47 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.21% 3.57% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.63% 16.73% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 38
Merseyside median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £36,759
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +29.22% -26.48%
10th Percentile £29,775 £32,000 £22,696
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £55,375
North West median annual salary £38,500 £44,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year -12.50% +12.10% -1.88%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 163 281 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 16.37% 21.32% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 110 198 86
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% -16.11%
10th Percentile £27,975 £26,250 £21,125
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Merseyside

SAN
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN in Merseyside.

Salary trend for SAN in Merseyside

SAN
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in Merseyside

SAN
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +11 29 £50,000 -1.96% 1
Bootle - 2 - -
St Helens -9 1 £30,000 -6.25%
Wirral - 1 £29,000 - 1
SAN
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SAN.

1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Windows Server
3 18 (56.25%) HP
4 17 (53.13%) Unix
4 17 (53.13%) PowerShell
5 16 (50.00%) HPUX
6 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
6 15 (46.88%) Shell Script
7 13 (40.63%) Finance
8 12 (37.50%) 3PAR
8 12 (37.50%) Server Hardening
9 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
9 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
10 10 (31.25%) Linux
10 10 (31.25%) VMware
10 10 (31.25%) Banking
11 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
12 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (25.00%) XenApp
12 8 (25.00%) Citrix
13 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
13 7 (21.88%) Time Management
14 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
14 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
14 6 (18.75%) Degree
14 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (18.75%) NAS
14 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (18.75%) Server Patching
14 6 (18.75%) Virtual Team

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) Confluence
5 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) NAS
1 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Intranet
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Banking
3 6 (18.75%) Back Office
3 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) HPUX Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Administrator
5 6 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) HPUX Administrator
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix Team Leader
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.75%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.25%) Wiki
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Windows Server
3 17 (53.13%) Unix
4 16 (50.00%) HPUX
5 10 (31.25%) Linux
6 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) AIX
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Solaris
8 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Server Hardening
2 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
2 7 (21.88%) Time Management
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (18.75%) Server Patching
3 6 (18.75%) Strategic Thinking
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (15.63%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Runbook
7 1 (3.13%) Information Security
7 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) PowerShell
2 15 (46.88%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) CCA
2 3 (9.38%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
3 8 (25.00%) XenApp
4 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.13%) NFS
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) EdgeSight
1 2 (6.25%) Nagios
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
1 2 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) HP
2 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
3 12 (37.50%) 3PAR
4 10 (31.25%) VMware
5 8 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.13%) Avaya
8 1 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) Sophos