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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 92 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +4
Permanent jobs citing SAN 37 56 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.05% 3.10% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.89% 20.97% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 35 54 37
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,300 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
287 267 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.90% 14.78% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 233 238 261
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 75 (86.21%) Windows
2 66 (75.86%) VMware
3 61 (70.11%) Active Directory
4 52 (59.77%) Microsoft
5 49 (56.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 42 (48.28%) MS Exchange
7 40 (45.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (43.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (42.53%) Firewall
10 34 (39.08%) Hyper-V
11 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
12 30 (34.48%) Citrix
13 26 (29.89%) SQL
14 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
14 23 (26.44%) Cisco
14 23 (26.44%) WAN
14 23 (26.44%) NetApp
14 23 (26.44%) vSphere
15 22 (25.29%) HP
16 21 (24.14%) LAN
17 20 (22.99%) Exchange Server 2003
18 19 (21.84%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (20.69%) Linux
20 17 (19.54%) MCSE
20 17 (19.54%) DNS
20 17 (19.54%) NAS
21 16 (18.39%) XenApp
21 16 (18.39%) Dell
22 15 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 42 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 20 (22.99%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.45%) Lync
6 2 (2.30%) IIS
6 2 (2.30%) Apache
6 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.15%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (5.75%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) Office 365
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) SaaS
4 1 (1.15%) PaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (42.53%) Firewall
2 23 (26.44%) WAN
3 21 (24.14%) LAN
4 17 (19.54%) DNS
4 17 (19.54%) NAS
5 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
6 9 (10.34%) VPN
6 9 (10.34%) VLAN
7 8 (9.20%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (9.20%) IPsec
8 7 (8.05%) DHCP
9 6 (6.90%) IPv4
9 6 (6.90%) NetScaler
10 5 (5.75%) Wireshark
10 5 (5.75%) Network Security
10 5 (5.75%) HTTPS
11 3 (3.45%) Ethernet
11 3 (3.45%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.45%) MySQL
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) RequisitePro
2 3 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Advertising
3 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (21.84%) Analyst
2 15 (17.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 15 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (16.09%) Architect
4 11 (12.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (9.20%) Administrator
6 7 (8.05%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Installations Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.75%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Field Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Web Services
2 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Clustering
2 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.60%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.60%) iSeries
4 4 (4.60%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) LPAR
6 2 (2.30%) Handset
6 2 (2.30%) GIS
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) HACMP
7 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.15%) Replication
7 1 (1.15%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (86.21%) Windows
2 40 (45.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (43.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (20.69%) Linux
5 14 (16.09%) UNIX
6 6 (6.90%) Windows 2000
7 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.45%) AIX
9 2 (2.30%) Solaris
9 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.30%) CentOS
9 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.94%) ITIL
2 12 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (10.34%) Business Continuity
4 8 (9.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.75%) Scrum
7 5 (5.75%) ETL
7 5 (5.75%) CRM
7 5 (5.75%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.60%) ERP
8 4 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.60%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.60%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.60%) Release Management
8 4 (4.60%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.60%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.89%) SQL
2 4 (4.60%) Java
3 3 (3.45%) C
3 3 (3.45%) PHP
3 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.15%) Python
5 1 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (21.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (19.54%) MCSE
3 10 (11.49%) MCSA
4 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 8 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (8.05%) Degree
6 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (6.90%) MCITP
7 6 (6.90%) CCNA
8 5 (5.75%) CCNP
9 3 (3.45%) CCA
9 3 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.45%) MCP
9 3 (3.45%) CISSP
9 3 (3.45%) CISM
9 3 (3.45%) CSSLP
10 2 (2.30%) NCIE
10 2 (2.30%) HP ASE
10 2 (2.30%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (70.11%) Active Directory
2 49 (56.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (39.08%) Hyper-V
4 23 (26.44%) vSphere
5 16 (18.39%) XenApp
6 11 (12.64%) VMware ESX
7 9 (10.34%) Terminal Services
8 6 (6.90%) XenDesktop
8 6 (6.90%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.15%) NFS
11 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (5.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (5.75%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.60%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.60%) Nagios
4 3 (3.45%) Foglight
4 3 (3.45%) SCCM
5 2 (2.30%) WSUS
6 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.15%) SCOM
6 1 (1.15%) yum
Vendors
1 66 (75.86%) VMware
2 52 (59.77%) Microsoft
3 30 (34.48%) Citrix
4 23 (26.44%) Cisco
4 23 (26.44%) NetApp
5 22 (25.29%) HP
6 16 (18.39%) Dell
7 14 (16.09%) SonicWALL
8 12 (13.79%) EMC
9 11 (12.64%) IBM
10 8 (9.20%) Juniper
10 8 (9.20%) CheckPoint
10 8 (9.20%) Symantec
10 8 (9.20%) Sophos
11 7 (8.05%) Veeam
11 7 (8.05%) Oracle
12 6 (6.90%) Kaspersky
12 6 (6.90%) AVG
12 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
13 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds
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