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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 54 44 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 10 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.78% 3.68% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 21.69% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 15
Median salary £37,250 £60,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.91% +60.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £48,000 £21,789
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £51,200
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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 85 83 56
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 15.12% 16.97% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 64 62 49
Median salary £42,500 £41,900 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% +28.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £50,000 £50,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 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
Liverpool -6 6 £43,750 -27.08% 5
St Helens - 4 £31,000 - 1
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SAN.

1 26 (70.27%) Linux
2 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
3 23 (62.16%) Windows
4 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
5 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
5 17 (45.95%) VMware
6 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (40.54%) ITIL
7 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
7 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
7 14 (37.84%) PaaS
7 14 (37.84%) IaaS
8 13 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (35.14%) Oracle
9 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
10 11 (29.73%) DNS
10 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
10 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
10 11 (29.73%) Banking
10 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
11 10 (27.03%) DHCP
11 10 (27.03%) MS Office
11 10 (27.03%) Citrix
11 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
12 9 (24.32%) SQL
12 9 (24.32%) Unix
12 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (21.62%) Programme Management
13 8 (21.62%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (21.62%) Data Protection

SAN
Top Related 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 8 (21.62%) IIS
2 6 (16.22%) Apache
2 6 (16.22%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (16.22%) JBoss
2 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
3 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 10 (27.03%) MS Office
3 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) IaaS
1 14 (37.84%) PaaS
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.22%) SaaS
3 4 (10.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) DNS
2 10 (27.03%) DHCP
3 6 (16.22%) VPN
4 4 (10.81%) Internet
4 4 (10.81%) LAN
4 4 (10.81%) NAS
4 4 (10.81%) Network Security
4 4 (10.81%) Skype
4 4 (10.81%) VLAN
4 4 (10.81%) VoIP
4 4 (10.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 11 (29.73%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Architect
1 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (13.51%) IT Support
5 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Database Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Database Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Middleware
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.62%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (16.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (16.22%) Public Cloud
4 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.41%) NHS
7 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Windows
3 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
4 13 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (24.32%) Unix
6 8 (21.62%) HPUX
6 8 (21.62%) OpenVMS
6 8 (21.62%) Solaris
7 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Data Protection
4 8 (21.62%) ITSM
4 8 (21.62%) Programme Management
4 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
4 8 (21.62%) Service Management
5 7 (18.92%) DevOps
5 7 (18.92%) IT Strategy
5 7 (18.92%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (16.22%) Identity Management
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
6 6 (16.22%) Line Management
6 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
6 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
6 6 (16.22%) Server Hardening
6 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
6 6 (16.22%) Wealth Management
7 5 (13.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) MCSE
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) CCNA
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
3 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.81%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (8.11%) vSphere
5 3 (8.11%) XenApp
6 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCOM
2 6 (16.22%) AirWatch
2 6 (16.22%) SCCM
3 5 (13.51%) SCVMM
4 4 (10.81%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (10.81%) SCDPM
5 2 (5.41%) Nagios
5 2 (5.41%) OpenView
5 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.41%) Puppet
5 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) VMware
3 13 (35.14%) Oracle
4 10 (27.03%) Citrix
4 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
5 8 (21.62%) NetApp
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco
6 6 (16.22%) EMC
6 6 (16.22%) IBM
6 6 (16.22%) Software AG
7 5 (13.51%) HP
8 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.41%) InterSystems
9 1 (2.70%) SAP
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