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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 75 68 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing SAN 60 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.96% 2.93% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.46% 20.00% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 58 52 40
Average salary £36,250 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,650 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
415 280 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.48% 14.64% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 371 240 276
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,800
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 1 July 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 67 (74.44%) Windows
2 64 (71.11%) VMware
3 56 (62.22%) Active Directory
4 47 (52.22%) Hyper-V
5 45 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (48.89%) MS Exchange
7 41 (45.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (43.33%) Firewall
9 38 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (40.00%) Microsoft
11 32 (35.56%) HP
12 30 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
13 29 (32.22%) NetApp
14 28 (31.11%) Citrix
15 26 (28.89%) SQL
15 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
16 25 (27.78%) Cisco
17 24 (26.67%) SonicWALL
18 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
19 21 (23.33%) DNS
19 21 (23.33%) Dell
19 21 (23.33%) vSphere
20 20 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
20 20 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
21 19 (21.11%) MCSE
21 19 (21.11%) Data Centre
21 19 (21.11%) XenApp
22 18 (20.00%) UNIX
23 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
24 16 (17.78%) Symantec

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 44 (48.89%) MS Exchange
2 30 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.56%) Lync
7 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.22%) IIS
10 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Office 365
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) SaaS
3 1 (1.11%) PaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (43.33%) Firewall
2 21 (23.33%) DNS
3 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
4 15 (16.67%) IPsec
5 14 (15.56%) IPv4
6 13 (14.44%) NAS
7 12 (13.33%) VLAN
8 10 (11.11%) WAN
8 10 (11.11%) NetScaler
9 9 (10.00%) LAN
10 8 (8.89%) DHCP
11 6 (6.67%) VoIP
12 5 (5.56%) HTTPS
12 5 (5.56%) Wireshark
12 5 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (4.44%) Internet
13 4 (4.44%) iSCSI
14 3 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (3.33%) Ethernet
15 2 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.33%) MySQL
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) RequisitePro
2 2 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 11 (12.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.11%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Automotive
3 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (15.56%) Consultant
2 12 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.11%) Administrator
4 8 (8.89%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Architect
5 6 (6.67%) Installations Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.44%) Network Administrator
7 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Management Consultant
7 4 (4.44%) Data Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) IT Support
8 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) Web Services
2 4 (4.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.44%) HP StoreVirtual
2 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.33%) Clustering
4 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
5 7 (7.78%) Fat Client
5 7 (7.78%) Thin Client
6 5 (5.56%) Replication
6 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.33%) iSeries
8 2 (2.22%) LPAR
8 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.11%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.11%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 67 (74.44%) Windows
2 45 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (20.00%) UNIX
6 15 (16.67%) Linux
7 10 (11.11%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.33%) Solaris
8 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.22%) AIX
9 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.11%) ITIL
2 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.67%) Project Management
4 6 (6.67%) Server Building
5 5 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
5 5 (5.56%) Scrum
5 5 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (5.56%) ETL
5 5 (5.56%) CRM
5 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.44%) Data Management
6 4 (4.44%) SOA
7 3 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.33%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.22%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.22%) Change Management
8 2 (2.22%) Network Design
8 2 (2.22%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.89%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.44%) PHP
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) Perl
4 1 (1.11%) VB
4 1 (1.11%) VBA
4 1 (1.11%) Python
4 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (21.11%) MCSE
3 11 (12.22%) MCSA
4 7 (7.78%) MCITP
4 7 (7.78%) Degree
5 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.67%) CCNA
5 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.44%) CCNP
6 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.33%) MCP
8 2 (2.22%) CCA
8 2 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.22%) HP ASE
8 2 (2.22%) HP MASE
8 2 (2.22%) NCIE
9 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 47 (52.22%) Hyper-V
3 41 (45.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (23.33%) vSphere
5 19 (21.11%) XenApp
6 14 (15.56%) Forefront TMG
7 13 (14.44%) Terminal Services
7 13 (14.44%) VMware ESX
8 9 (10.00%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.33%) XenServer
9 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.11%) NFS
10 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) NetBackup
2 9 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (3.33%) SCCM
6 2 (2.22%) Foglight
7 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.11%) WSUS
7 1 (1.11%) SCOM
7 1 (1.11%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 64 (71.11%) VMware
2 36 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (35.56%) HP
4 29 (32.22%) NetApp
5 28 (31.11%) Citrix
6 25 (27.78%) Cisco
7 24 (26.67%) SonicWALL
8 21 (23.33%) Dell
9 16 (17.78%) Symantec
10 14 (15.56%) CheckPoint
11 12 (13.33%) Veeam
12 10 (11.11%) Sophos
12 10 (11.11%) Oracle
12 10 (11.11%) IBM
13 8 (8.89%) Kaspersky
13 8 (8.89%) AVG
14 7 (7.78%) EMC
15 6 (6.67%) Red Hat
16 4 (4.44%) Red Gate
16 4 (4.44%) Barracuda Networks
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