The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 89 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +4
Permanent jobs citing SAN 29 58 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.67% 3.55% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.70% 21.56% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 56 43
Average salary £35,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.20% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
SAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
271 269 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.58% 16.48% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 229 235 256
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 78 (82.98%) Windows
2 75 (79.79%) VMware
3 61 (64.89%) Microsoft
3 61 (64.89%) Active Directory
4 52 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 48 (51.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (40.43%) MS Exchange
7 37 (39.36%) SQL Server
8 34 (36.17%) WAN
9 33 (35.11%) Citrix
10 32 (34.04%) LAN
10 32 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (31.91%) Firewall
12 29 (30.85%) SQL
13 28 (29.79%) MS Excel
13 28 (29.79%) Hyper-V
14 27 (28.72%) NAS
14 27 (28.72%) Cisco
15 26 (27.66%) vSphere
16 23 (24.47%) EMC
17 22 (23.40%) Linux
18 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (22.34%) DNS
19 20 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
20 19 (20.21%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (20.21%) MCSE
21 18 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
22 17 (18.09%) Network Monitoring
22 17 (18.09%) ITIL
22 17 (18.09%) NetApp

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 38 (40.43%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.26%) Lync
7 3 (3.19%) IIS
8 2 (2.13%) Apache
8 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 28 (29.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (3.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Office 365
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.06%) PaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (36.17%) WAN
2 32 (34.04%) LAN
3 30 (31.91%) Firewall
4 27 (28.72%) NAS
5 21 (22.34%) DNS
6 13 (13.83%) VPN
7 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
7 11 (11.70%) DHCP
8 8 (8.51%) Network Security
9 7 (7.45%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (5.32%) HTTPS
10 5 (5.32%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.19%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.19%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (3.19%) Ethernet
12 2 (2.13%) Wireless
12 2 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (2.13%) VLAN
13 1 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (39.36%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.19%) MySQL
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) RequisitePro
2 3 (3.19%) Toad
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Legal
2 2 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Analyst
2 21 (22.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 17 (18.09%) Architect
4 16 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (15.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (10.64%) Support Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Senior Support Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Administrator
8 6 (6.38%) Field Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Consultant
10 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Clustering
2 6 (6.38%) GIS
2 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.19%) iSeries
4 3 (3.19%) LPAR
4 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) Handset
5 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.06%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.06%) Replication
6 1 (1.06%) HACMP
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 78 (82.98%) Windows
2 48 (51.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (23.40%) Linux
5 19 (20.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (13.83%) UNIX
7 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.19%) AIX
9 2 (2.13%) Solaris
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.13%) CentOS
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.06%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) ITIL
1 17 (18.09%) Network Monitoring
2 15 (15.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (12.77%) Business Continuity
4 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.38%) CRM
5 6 (6.38%) PRINCE
5 6 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (5.32%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.32%) TOGAF
6 5 (5.32%) Scrum
6 5 (5.32%) ETL
7 4 (4.26%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.26%) ERP
7 4 (4.26%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (4.26%) Release Management
7 4 (4.26%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.26%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.85%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) Java
3 3 (3.19%) C
3 3 (3.19%) PHP
3 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.06%) Python
5 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (20.21%) MCSE
3 11 (11.70%) MCSA
3 11 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.70%) Degree
4 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
5 9 (9.57%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.57%) CCNP
6 6 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (5.32%) MCITP
7 5 (5.32%) CCNA
8 4 (4.26%) ISEB
9 3 (3.19%) CCA
9 3 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.19%) CISSP
9 3 (3.19%) CISM
9 3 (3.19%) NCIE
9 3 (3.19%) CSSLP
10 2 (2.13%) HP ASE
10 2 (2.13%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (64.89%) Active Directory
2 52 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (29.79%) Hyper-V
4 26 (27.66%) vSphere
5 11 (11.70%) XenApp
6 7 (7.45%) VMware ESX
7 6 (6.38%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.06%) NFS
10 1 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.06%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.06%) Xen
10 1 (1.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (4.26%) Nagios
2 4 (4.26%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.19%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.19%) Foglight
4 1 (1.06%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.06%) WSUS
4 1 (1.06%) SCCM
4 1 (1.06%) yum
Vendors
1 75 (79.79%) VMware
2 61 (64.89%) Microsoft
3 33 (35.11%) Citrix
4 27 (28.72%) Cisco
5 23 (24.47%) EMC
6 17 (18.09%) HP
6 17 (18.09%) NetApp
7 15 (15.96%) Juniper
8 13 (13.83%) Dell
9 10 (10.64%) IBM
10 6 (6.38%) Oracle
10 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
10 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
10 6 (6.38%) Veeam
11 4 (4.26%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.13%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.13%) Symantec
12 2 (2.13%) Sophos
13 1 (1.06%) CommVault
13 1 (1.06%) WatchGuard
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