The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 75 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 48 59 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.44% 2.93% 3.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.91% 19.54% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 43 57 50
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +30.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -2.43%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
322 302 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.35% 14.97% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 265 275 299
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
West Midlands

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 28 July 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 74 (71.15%) VMware
2 60 (57.69%) Windows
3 59 (56.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (50.00%) Cisco
5 48 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 47 (45.19%) NetApp
6 47 (45.19%) Microsoft
7 46 (44.23%) MS Exchange
8 36 (34.62%) HP
9 33 (31.73%) Firewall
10 30 (28.85%) Citrix
11 29 (27.88%) Hyper-V
11 29 (27.88%) NAS
12 25 (24.04%) SQL
13 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (23.08%) EMC
13 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
14 23 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2003
15 21 (20.19%) MCITP
15 21 (20.19%) Replication
15 21 (20.19%) Symantec
16 19 (18.27%) MCSE
16 19 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2013
17 18 (17.31%) Project Management
17 18 (17.31%) MCTS
17 18 (17.31%) Capacity Planning
18 17 (16.35%) Unified Communications
18 17 (16.35%) XenDesktop
18 17 (16.35%) NetBackup

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 46 (44.23%) MS Exchange
2 24 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
5 13 (12.50%) Lync
6 9 (8.65%) SharePoint
7 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (5.77%) Apache
8 6 (5.77%) Tomcat
8 6 (5.77%) IIS
9 3 (2.88%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.73%) Firewall
2 29 (27.88%) NAS
3 17 (16.35%) Unified Communications
3 17 (16.35%) TCP/IP
4 15 (14.42%) VPN
5 12 (11.54%) Ethernet
6 10 (9.62%) IPsec
7 9 (8.65%) LAN
8 8 (7.69%) WAN
8 8 (7.69%) FTP
8 8 (7.69%) HTTP
8 8 (7.69%) VLAN
8 8 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (6.73%) DNS
9 7 (6.73%) MPLS
10 6 (5.77%) iSCSI
11 5 (4.81%) DHCP
11 5 (4.81%) NetScaler
12 4 (3.85%) Wireless
12 4 (3.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.92%) DB2
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.96%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Toad
General
1 12 (11.54%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Back Office
2 4 (3.85%) Law
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (37.50%) Consultant
2 13 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
2 13 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 12 (11.54%) Analyst
4 10 (9.62%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Team Leader
5 9 (8.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 7 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Storage Consultant
7 7 (6.73%) Network Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) Administrator
9 5 (4.81%) Network Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Sales Consultant
9 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.85%) Data Centre Consultant
10 4 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (0.96%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) Replication
2 12 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (7.69%) Clustering
3 8 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.81%) CLARiiON
5 4 (3.85%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.88%) Celerra
6 3 (2.88%) LPAR
6 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.88%) HACMP
7 2 (1.92%) Handset
7 2 (1.92%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.92%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.96%) PDA
8 1 (0.96%) PMI
8 1 (0.96%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.96%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 60 (57.69%) Windows
2 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (15.38%) Linux
4 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.62%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.73%) UNIX
6 7 (6.73%) Windows XP
6 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.81%) AIX
7 5 (4.81%) HPUX
7 5 (4.81%) Solaris
8 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.31%) Project Management
1 18 (17.31%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (14.42%) ITIL
3 14 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (13.46%) Migration
4 13 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 11 (10.58%) Change Management
6 10 (9.62%) Data Protection
7 7 (6.73%) Change Control
8 5 (4.81%) Network Management
8 5 (4.81%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.85%) Data Management
9 4 (3.85%) Release Management
10 3 (2.88%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.88%) Business Development
10 3 (2.88%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (1.92%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (1.92%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.04%) SQL
2 9 (8.65%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.92%) VB
5 2 (1.92%) C
6 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (20.19%) MCITP
3 19 (18.27%) MCSE
4 18 (17.31%) MCTS
5 14 (13.46%) MCSA
5 14 (13.46%) Degree
6 9 (8.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (8.65%) CCNA
7 8 (7.69%) NCDA
8 7 (6.73%) NCIE
9 4 (3.85%) CCNP
9 4 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (3.85%) CCEE
10 3 (2.88%) VCAP
11 2 (1.92%) VCDX
11 2 (1.92%) CCAA
11 2 (1.92%) CCIA
11 2 (1.92%) HP AIS
11 2 (1.92%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.65%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (56.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 29 (27.88%) Hyper-V
4 17 (16.35%) XenDesktop
5 16 (15.38%) vSphere
6 12 (11.54%) XenApp
6 12 (11.54%) XenServer
7 8 (7.69%) VMware ESX
8 7 (6.73%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (4.81%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (2.88%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.88%) NFS
11 2 (1.92%) vCloud
12 1 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (16.35%) NetBackup
2 7 (6.73%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.81%) WSUS
3 5 (4.81%) Legato
3 5 (4.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (4.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.81%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.88%) YUM
4 3 (2.88%) Foglight
5 2 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (71.15%) VMware
2 52 (50.00%) Cisco
3 47 (45.19%) NetApp
3 47 (45.19%) Microsoft
4 36 (34.62%) HP
5 30 (28.85%) Citrix
6 24 (23.08%) EMC
7 21 (20.19%) Symantec
8 16 (15.38%) IBM
9 13 (12.50%) Dell
10 10 (9.62%) Juniper
11 8 (7.69%) Oracle
11 8 (7.69%) SonicWALL
12 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
13 5 (4.81%) Kaspersky
13 5 (4.81%) Hitachi
13 5 (4.81%) CheckPoint
14 4 (3.85%) Sun
14 4 (3.85%) Brocade
15 3 (2.88%) 3PAR
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago