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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 87 53 74
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +21
Permanent jobs citing SAN 39 63 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.20% 3.46% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.36% 24.71% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 38 61 33
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £27,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £51,500
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
292 255 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.50% 14.00% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 242 232 258
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 61 (79.22%) Windows
2 56 (72.73%) VMware
3 50 (64.94%) Active Directory
4 39 (50.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (50.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
6 36 (46.75%) Hyper-V
7 35 (45.45%) MS Exchange
7 35 (45.45%) Firewall
8 32 (41.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (35.06%) Citrix
10 24 (31.17%) NetApp
10 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
11 23 (29.87%) Exchange Server 2003
12 22 (28.57%) SQL
12 22 (28.57%) HP
13 20 (25.97%) Cisco
14 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2013
16 17 (22.08%) SonicWALL
16 17 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (22.08%) UNIX
16 17 (22.08%) Linux
17 16 (20.78%) vSphere
18 15 (19.48%) XenApp
18 15 (19.48%) MCSE
18 15 (19.48%) DNS
19 14 (18.18%) SLA
19 14 (18.18%) Dell
19 14 (18.18%) WAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 23 (29.87%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (23.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.19%) Lync
5 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.60%) IIS
6 2 (2.60%) Apache
6 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.90%) Magento
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Office 365
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (45.45%) Firewall
2 15 (19.48%) DNS
3 14 (18.18%) WAN
4 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
5 12 (15.58%) NAS
5 12 (15.58%) VLAN
5 12 (15.58%) LAN
6 9 (11.69%) IPsec
6 9 (11.69%) NetScaler
7 7 (9.09%) IPv4
8 6 (7.79%) DHCP
8 6 (7.79%) VPN
8 6 (7.79%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.49%) HTTPS
9 5 (6.49%) Wireshark
10 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.90%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.60%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.90%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) RequisitePro
2 3 (3.90%) Toad
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (14.29%) Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) Architect
4 8 (10.39%) Network Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Administrator
6 6 (7.79%) Installations Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Developer
9 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) IT Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Web Services
2 4 (5.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Clustering
2 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) Thin Client
3 5 (6.49%) Fat Client
3 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.90%) Replication
4 3 (3.90%) iSeries
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) LPAR
5 2 (2.60%) Handset
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) HACMP
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (79.22%) Windows
2 39 (50.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (41.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (22.08%) UNIX
5 17 (22.08%) Linux
6 9 (11.69%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.90%) Solaris
8 3 (3.90%) AIX
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.60%) CentOS
10 1 (1.30%) HPUX
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
2 7 (9.09%) ITIL
3 5 (6.49%) Scrum
3 5 (6.49%) ETL
3 5 (6.49%) CRM
3 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (6.49%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (6.49%) Database Mirroring
4 4 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (5.19%) SOA
4 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
4 4 (5.19%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.90%) Project Management
5 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.90%) Capacity Management
5 3 (3.90%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (2.60%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (2.60%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.19%) PHP
4 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.30%) Python
6 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (19.48%) MCSE
3 9 (11.69%) MCSA
4 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.79%) MCITP
6 5 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.90%) CCA
7 3 (3.90%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.90%) CCNA
7 3 (3.90%) MCP
8 2 (2.60%) NCIE
8 2 (2.60%) Degree
8 2 (2.60%) HP ASE
8 2 (2.60%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.30%) CCEA
9 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.30%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (64.94%) Active Directory
2 39 (50.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (46.75%) Hyper-V
4 16 (20.78%) vSphere
5 15 (19.48%) XenApp
6 11 (14.29%) VMware ESX
7 9 (11.69%) Terminal Services
8 7 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (9.09%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.30%) NFS
11 1 (1.30%) Xen
11 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.19%) SCCM
2 4 (5.19%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.90%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.90%) Foglight
4 2 (2.60%) WSUS
5 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.30%) SCOM
5 1 (1.30%) yum
Vendors
1 56 (72.73%) VMware
2 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
3 27 (35.06%) Citrix
4 24 (31.17%) NetApp
5 22 (28.57%) HP
6 20 (25.97%) Cisco
7 17 (22.08%) SonicWALL
8 14 (18.18%) Dell
9 11 (14.29%) IBM
10 10 (12.99%) Sophos
11 9 (11.69%) Symantec
11 9 (11.69%) Oracle
12 8 (10.39%) AVG
12 8 (10.39%) Kaspersky
13 7 (9.09%) CheckPoint
13 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
13 7 (9.09%) EMC
13 7 (9.09%) Veeam
14 4 (5.19%) Juniper
15 1 (1.30%) Sun
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