The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 62 76 56
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing SAN 54 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.82% 2.57% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.94% 15.82% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 53
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,400 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
301 316 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.69% 16.27% 21.02%
Number of salaries quoted 254 278 302
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
West Midlands

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SAN
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SAN Salary Trend in Birmingham

SAN
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 80 (70.18%) VMware
2 65 (57.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (54.39%) Windows
4 53 (46.49%) Cisco
5 48 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 48 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 48 (42.11%) NetApp
6 46 (40.35%) MS Exchange
7 37 (32.46%) HP
8 34 (29.82%) Firewall
9 33 (28.95%) Citrix
10 31 (27.19%) NAS
11 30 (26.32%) Hyper-V
12 27 (23.68%) EMC
12 27 (23.68%) SQL
13 25 (21.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2003
15 23 (20.18%) Symantec
16 21 (18.42%) Replication
16 21 (18.42%) MCITP
17 20 (17.54%) MCSE
17 20 (17.54%) Linux
18 19 (16.67%) NetBackup
18 19 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
19 18 (15.79%) Project Management
19 18 (15.79%) IBM
19 18 (15.79%) MCTS
19 18 (15.79%) Capacity Planning

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (40.35%) MS Exchange
2 24 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (11.40%) Office Communications Server
5 13 (11.40%) Lync
6 12 (10.53%) SharePoint
7 7 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (5.26%) IIS
8 6 (5.26%) Apache
8 6 (5.26%) Tomcat
9 5 (4.39%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.82%) Firewall
2 31 (27.19%) NAS
3 17 (14.91%) Unified Communications
3 17 (14.91%) TCP/IP
4 16 (14.04%) VPN
5 12 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 10 (8.77%) LAN
6 10 (8.77%) IPsec
7 9 (7.89%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (7.89%) WAN
8 8 (7.02%) FTP
8 8 (7.02%) HTTP
8 8 (7.02%) VLAN
9 7 (6.14%) iSCSI
9 7 (6.14%) MPLS
10 6 (5.26%) DNS
11 5 (4.39%) NetScaler
12 4 (3.51%) IP Telephony
12 4 (3.51%) Wireless
12 4 (3.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.75%) DB2
4 1 (0.88%) DTS
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Toad
General
1 14 (12.28%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Law
2 4 (3.51%) Back Office
3 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (37.72%) Consultant
2 14 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Consultant
3 13 (11.40%) Exchange Consultant
4 12 (10.53%) Analyst
5 11 (9.65%) Team Leader
6 10 (8.77%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 9 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (7.02%) Administrator
9 7 (6.14%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (6.14%) Network Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Storage Consultant
9 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Data Centre Consultant
10 6 (5.26%) Sales Consultant
10 6 (5.26%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.39%) UNIX Administrator
11 5 (4.39%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) Flash
2 2 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.42%) Replication
2 12 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (7.89%) Clustering
4 8 (7.02%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.39%) HACMP
5 5 (4.39%) CLARiiON
5 5 (4.39%) LPAR
6 4 (3.51%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.63%) Celerra
7 3 (2.63%) Symmetrix DMX
7 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.75%) Handset
8 2 (1.75%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.88%) PDA
9 1 (0.88%) Wiki
9 1 (0.88%) PMI
9 1 (0.88%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.88%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 62 (54.39%) Windows
2 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (17.54%) Linux
4 15 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (10.53%) UNIX
6 10 (8.77%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.89%) Solaris
7 9 (7.89%) AIX
8 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (6.14%) HPUX
10 6 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.75%) SUSE
12 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.79%) Project Management
1 18 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
2 17 (14.91%) ITIL
3 16 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (12.28%) Migration
5 13 (11.40%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (11.40%) Technical Analysis
6 11 (9.65%) Change Management
7 10 (8.77%) Data Protection
8 7 (6.14%) Change Control
9 5 (4.39%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.39%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (4.39%) Network Management
9 5 (4.39%) Business Development
9 5 (4.39%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.51%) Data Management
10 4 (3.51%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.51%) Release Management
11 3 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (1.75%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.68%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.75%) Korn
5 2 (1.75%) VB
5 2 (1.75%) C
5 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.75%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) PHP
6 1 (0.88%) Python
6 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (21.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (18.42%) MCITP
3 20 (17.54%) MCSE
4 18 (15.79%) MCTS
5 16 (14.04%) Degree
6 14 (12.28%) MCSA
7 10 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (7.89%) CCNA
8 9 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (7.02%) NCDA
10 7 (6.14%) NCIE
11 4 (3.51%) CCEE
11 4 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (3.51%) CCNP
12 3 (2.63%) VCAP
13 2 (1.75%) CCAA
13 2 (1.75%) CCIA
13 2 (1.75%) VCP5
13 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.75%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (57.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 30 (26.32%) Hyper-V
4 17 (14.91%) XenDesktop
4 17 (14.91%) vSphere
5 13 (11.40%) XenApp
5 13 (11.40%) XenServer
6 9 (7.89%) VMware ESX
7 7 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (4.39%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (3.51%) NFS
10 3 (2.63%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (1.75%) Veritas File System
11 2 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.75%) vCloud
11 2 (1.75%) KVM
12 1 (0.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 7 (6.14%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.39%) WSUS
3 5 (4.39%) Legato
3 5 (4.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (4.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.39%) Foglight
3 5 (4.39%) YUM
3 5 (4.39%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.88%) SCCM
6 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (70.18%) VMware
2 53 (46.49%) Cisco
3 48 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 48 (42.11%) NetApp
4 37 (32.46%) HP
5 33 (28.95%) Citrix
6 27 (23.68%) EMC
7 23 (20.18%) Symantec
8 18 (15.79%) IBM
9 14 (12.28%) Dell
10 12 (10.53%) Oracle
11 10 (8.77%) Juniper
11 10 (8.77%) Red Hat
12 8 (7.02%) SonicWALL
13 6 (5.26%) Sun
14 5 (4.39%) Hitachi
14 5 (4.39%) Kaspersky
14 5 (4.39%) CheckPoint
15 4 (3.51%) Veritas
15 4 (3.51%) Brocade
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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