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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 75 94 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -34
Permanent jobs citing SAN 54 36 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.76% 1.64% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.88% 9.18% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 52 30 77
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £27,400 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
389 392 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.87% 17.87% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 355 309 318
Average salary £49,250 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.68% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 66 (66.67%) Windows
2 60 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 60 (60.61%) VMware
3 54 (54.55%) Hyper-V
4 53 (53.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (50.51%) MS Exchange
6 42 (42.42%) Firewall
7 39 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (35.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 35 (35.35%) HP
9 35 (35.35%) Cisco
9 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
9 35 (35.35%) Citrix
9 35 (35.35%) NetApp
10 32 (32.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (31.31%) SonicWALL
12 26 (26.26%) Exchange Server 2013
13 23 (23.23%) vSphere
13 23 (23.23%) Dell
13 23 (23.23%) SQL
14 22 (22.22%) XenApp
15 21 (21.21%) Forefront TMG
15 21 (21.21%) CheckPoint
15 21 (21.21%) IPsec
16 20 (20.20%) IPv4
16 20 (20.20%) HP StoreVirtual
17 15 (15.15%) Terminal Services
17 15 (15.15%) Symantec
17 15 (15.15%) MS Excel

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 50 (50.51%) MS Exchange
2 35 (35.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 26 (26.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.07%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.05%) Lync
6 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.04%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.02%) IIS
7 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (42.42%) Firewall
2 21 (21.21%) IPsec
3 20 (20.20%) IPv4
4 15 (15.15%) LAN
4 15 (15.15%) WAN
5 14 (14.14%) DNS
6 12 (12.12%) VLAN
7 11 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 11 (11.11%) VoIP
8 10 (10.10%) NetScaler
9 9 (9.09%) NAS
9 9 (9.09%) DHCP
10 6 (6.06%) Internet
11 4 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.03%) VPN
13 2 (2.02%) Network Security
13 2 (2.02%) iSCSI
13 2 (2.02%) L2TP
13 2 (2.02%) Unified Communications
13 2 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.01%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Toad
1 1 (1.01%) MSI
General
1 9 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Advertising
3 1 (1.01%) Local Government
3 1 (1.01%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (20.20%) Consultant
2 11 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Administrator
3 10 (10.10%) Network Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) Installations Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.07%) Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Management Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Network Administrator
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Data Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) IT Support
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) HP StoreVirtual
2 13 (13.13%) Data Centre
3 10 (10.10%) Thin Client
3 10 (10.10%) Fat Client
4 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.05%) Clustering
5 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.04%) Replication
7 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.02%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.01%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.01%) iSeries
8 1 (1.01%) LPAR
8 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (66.67%) Windows
2 53 (53.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (32.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (12.12%) Linux
5 12 (12.12%) UNIX
6 10 (10.10%) Windows 2000
7 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.02%) Solaris
9 1 (1.01%) AIX
9 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
2 10 (10.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (10.10%) ITIL
2 10 (10.10%) Project Management
3 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (5.05%) Business Continuity
3 5 (5.05%) Programme Management
4 4 (4.04%) Data Management
4 4 (4.04%) SOA
4 4 (4.04%) Validation
5 3 (3.03%) Coaching
5 3 (3.03%) Patch Management
6 2 (2.02%) Migration
6 2 (2.02%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.02%) Change Management
6 2 (2.02%) Line Management
6 2 (2.02%) Service Management
6 2 (2.02%) Network Design
7 1 (1.01%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.01%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.23%) SQL
2 14 (14.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.04%) PHP
4 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.01%) VB
5 1 (1.01%) VBA
5 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.11%) MCSE
3 10 (10.10%) MCSA
4 6 (6.06%) CCNA
4 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.05%) MCITP
5 5 (5.05%) Degree
6 4 (4.04%) CCNP
6 4 (4.04%) MCP
7 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 54 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 39 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (23.23%) vSphere
5 22 (22.22%) XenApp
6 21 (21.21%) Forefront TMG
7 15 (15.15%) Terminal Services
8 12 (12.12%) XenDesktop
9 8 (8.08%) VMware ESX
10 4 (4.04%) XenServer
11 3 (3.03%) Xen
12 1 (1.01%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 8 (8.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (6.06%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (4.04%) SCCM
5 2 (2.02%) SCOM
6 1 (1.01%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (1.01%) WSUS
6 1 (1.01%) Foglight
6 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 60 (60.61%) VMware
2 35 (35.35%) NetApp
2 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
2 35 (35.35%) HP
2 35 (35.35%) Cisco
2 35 (35.35%) Citrix
3 31 (31.31%) SonicWALL
4 23 (23.23%) Dell
5 21 (21.21%) CheckPoint
6 15 (15.15%) Symantec
7 11 (11.11%) Veeam
8 9 (9.09%) Oracle
9 8 (8.08%) AVG
9 8 (8.08%) Kaspersky
9 8 (8.08%) Sophos
10 6 (6.06%) EMC
11 4 (4.04%) IBM
11 4 (4.04%) Red Gate
11 4 (4.04%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (3.03%) Juniper
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