The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 43 30
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 6 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 4.03% 1.12% 6.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 18.18% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 12
Median salary £28,750 £24,250 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.55% -43.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,650 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £24,850 £52,250
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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 18 11 32
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 12.08% 6.18% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 31
Median salary £29,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

SAN
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for SAN in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SAN.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) WLAN
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) NAS
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) LDAP
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Information Security
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
3 4 (66.67%) WLAN
4 3 (50.00%) LDAP
4 3 (50.00%) NAS
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Support
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle