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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 92 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 34 79 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.56% 3.70% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.92% 23.24% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 29 77 51
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £33,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
381 340 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.49% 15.90% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 301 313 257
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 73 (78.49%) VMware
2 66 (70.97%) Windows
3 58 (62.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
5 53 (56.99%) MS Exchange
6 49 (52.69%) Microsoft
7 44 (47.31%) Cisco
8 40 (43.01%) NetApp
9 34 (36.56%) Firewall
9 34 (36.56%) Hyper-V
10 32 (34.41%) HP
11 30 (32.26%) Citrix
12 29 (31.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (31.18%) NAS
13 28 (30.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (30.11%) Exchange Server 2010
13 28 (30.11%) Exchange Server 2003
14 26 (27.96%) MCSE
15 24 (25.81%) MCITP
15 24 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
16 22 (23.66%) SQL
17 20 (21.51%) Project Management
18 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (20.43%) MCSA
19 18 (19.35%) EMC
19 18 (19.35%) MCTS
20 17 (18.28%) Office 365
20 17 (18.28%) Unified Communications
20 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
21 16 (17.20%) Symantec

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 53 (56.99%) MS Exchange
2 28 (30.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 28 (30.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (17.20%) Lync
5 15 (16.13%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (6.45%) IIS
8 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
9 4 (4.30%) Apache
9 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
10 3 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.28%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (36.56%) Firewall
2 29 (31.18%) NAS
3 17 (18.28%) Unified Communications
3 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
4 13 (13.98%) VPN
5 10 (10.75%) IPsec
6 9 (9.68%) VLAN
6 9 (9.68%) DNS
6 9 (9.68%) Ethernet
7 8 (8.60%) LAN
7 8 (8.60%) WAN
8 6 (6.45%) DHCP
8 6 (6.45%) FTP
8 6 (6.45%) HTTP
8 6 (6.45%) MPLS
8 6 (6.45%) iSCSI
8 6 (6.45%) NetScaler
9 5 (5.38%) Wireless
10 4 (4.30%) IP Telephony
10 4 (4.30%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.15%) DB2
4 1 (1.08%) DTS
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Back Office
3 3 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (32.26%) Consultant
2 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Consultant
2 15 (16.13%) Exchange Consultant
3 14 (15.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Network Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.60%) Team Leader
6 8 (8.60%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Administrator
9 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Network Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.38%) Sales Consultant
10 4 (4.30%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Storage Consultant
10 4 (4.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) .NET
1 1 (1.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Replication
2 8 (8.60%) Client/Server
2 8 (8.60%) Clustering
2 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.23%) FlexPod
3 3 (3.23%) LPAR
3 3 (3.23%) HACMP
3 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.15%) Handset
4 2 (2.15%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.08%) PDA
5 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.08%) Celerra
5 1 (1.08%) PMI
5 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.08%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.08%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 66 (70.97%) Windows
2 28 (30.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (16.13%) Linux
5 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.75%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.60%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.45%) UNIX
8 6 (6.45%) Solaris
9 5 (5.38%) AIX
10 4 (4.30%) HPUX
10 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) Project Management
2 16 (17.20%) Migration
3 15 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (16.13%) Technical Analysis
4 14 (15.05%) ITIL
5 12 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (10.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.53%) Change Management
8 6 (6.45%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.38%) Network Management
9 5 (5.38%) Change Control
9 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.30%) Data Management
10 4 (4.30%) Release Management
10 4 (4.30%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (3.23%) Capacity Management
12 2 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (2.15%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.66%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.15%) VB
6 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (31.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (27.96%) MCSE
3 24 (25.81%) MCITP
4 19 (20.43%) MCSA
5 18 (19.35%) MCTS
6 16 (17.20%) Degree
7 12 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (12.90%) CCNA
8 7 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (5.38%) NCDA
10 4 (4.30%) NCIE
10 4 (4.30%) CCNP
11 2 (2.15%) MCP
11 2 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.15%) CCEE
11 2 (2.15%) CCAA
12 1 (1.08%) VCP5
12 1 (1.08%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (62.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
3 34 (36.56%) Hyper-V
4 15 (16.13%) XenDesktop
4 15 (16.13%) vSphere
5 12 (12.90%) XenApp
6 8 (8.60%) XenServer
7 7 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (6.45%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (6.45%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.23%) NFS
9 3 (3.23%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) NetBackup
1 9 (9.68%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.38%) XenMobile
4 3 (3.23%) YUM
4 3 (3.23%) Foglight
4 3 (3.23%) Legato
4 3 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.23%) WSUS
5 1 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.08%) SCCM
5 1 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (78.49%) VMware
2 49 (52.69%) Microsoft
3 44 (47.31%) Cisco
4 40 (43.01%) NetApp
5 32 (34.41%) HP
6 30 (32.26%) Citrix
7 18 (19.35%) EMC
8 16 (17.20%) Symantec
9 12 (12.90%) SonicWALL
10 11 (11.83%) Dell
10 11 (11.83%) IBM
11 8 (8.60%) Oracle
12 7 (7.53%) Juniper
12 7 (7.53%) Kaspersky
12 7 (7.53%) CheckPoint
13 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
14 3 (3.23%) Remedy
14 3 (3.23%) 3PAR
14 3 (3.23%) WatchGuard
14 3 (3.23%) CommVault
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