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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 72 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Permanent jobs citing SAN 50 62 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.73% 3.86% 4.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.92% 19.02% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 45 57 53
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £52,000
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
279 326 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.25% 20.27% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 257 281 289
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
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 23 January 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 89 (83.96%) Windows
2 82 (77.36%) VMware
3 74 (69.81%) Active Directory
4 63 (59.43%) Microsoft
5 58 (54.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (52.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 49 (46.23%) MS Exchange
8 43 (40.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (38.68%) Citrix
10 39 (36.79%) Cisco
11 37 (34.91%) WAN
12 36 (33.96%) LAN
13 34 (32.08%) Hyper-V
14 32 (30.19%) Firewall
15 31 (29.25%) SQL
16 30 (28.30%) SQL Server
16 30 (28.30%) EMC
16 30 (28.30%) vSphere
17 29 (27.36%) MS Excel
18 28 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
19 27 (25.47%) Windows Server 2003
20 26 (24.53%) MCSE
20 26 (24.53%) NAS
20 26 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
21 25 (23.58%) ITIL
21 25 (23.58%) NetApp
22 20 (18.87%) Linux
22 20 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2007
23 19 (17.92%) SQL Server 2008
23 19 (17.92%) MCSA

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 49 (46.23%) MS Exchange
2 26 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (7.55%) Lync
7 2 (1.89%) IIS
7 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.89%) Apache
7 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 29 (27.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Office 365
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (34.91%) WAN
2 36 (33.96%) LAN
3 32 (30.19%) Firewall
4 26 (24.53%) NAS
5 17 (16.04%) DNS
6 13 (12.26%) VPN
7 11 (10.38%) DHCP
8 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
9 8 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (7.55%) Network Security
10 6 (5.66%) Wireless
11 4 (3.77%) IPsec
11 4 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (2.83%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.83%) VLAN
12 3 (2.83%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.83%) IPv4
13 2 (1.89%) HTTPS
13 2 (1.89%) Internet
13 2 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.94%) Toad
General
1 8 (7.55%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) Legal
3 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (23.58%) Analyst
2 24 (22.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 21 (19.81%) Support Engineer
4 19 (17.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (15.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (14.15%) Architect
7 12 (11.32%) Senior Support Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.66%) Consultant
9 6 (5.66%) Administrator
9 6 (5.66%) Field Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Network Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.77%) Exchange Administrator
11 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Storage Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Clustering
2 8 (7.55%) GIS
3 4 (3.77%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.77%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.83%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.89%) Handset
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.94%) LPAR
6 1 (0.94%) iSeries
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Replication
6 1 (0.94%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 89 (83.96%) Windows
2 58 (54.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (40.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (25.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (18.87%) Linux
6 8 (7.55%) Windows XP
7 7 (6.60%) UNIX
8 5 (4.72%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.77%) AIX
10 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.83%) Solaris
11 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.89%) CentOS
11 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.94%) SUSE
12 1 (0.94%) HPUX
12 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.58%) ITIL
2 17 (16.04%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (12.26%) Business Continuity
5 8 (7.55%) PRINCE
6 6 (5.66%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.66%) TOGAF
7 5 (4.72%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.72%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (4.72%) Performance Management
7 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.77%) ERP
8 4 (3.77%) Release Management
8 4 (3.77%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.77%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.83%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.83%) SABSA
9 3 (2.83%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.25%) SQL
2 4 (3.77%) Java
3 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.83%) C
4 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (24.53%) MCSE
3 19 (17.92%) MCSA
4 16 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (14.15%) Degree
6 11 (10.38%) CCNP
7 8 (7.55%) CCNA
7 8 (7.55%) MCITP
7 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
7 8 (7.55%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.72%) ISEB
9 3 (2.83%) CSSLP
9 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.83%) CISM
9 3 (2.83%) CISSP
10 2 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.89%) MCTS
11 1 (0.94%) VCP4
11 1 (0.94%) CCAA
11 1 (0.94%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (69.81%) Active Directory
2 56 (52.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (32.08%) Hyper-V
4 30 (28.30%) vSphere
5 17 (16.04%) XenApp
6 6 (5.66%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.72%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.77%) XenServer
9 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.83%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.89%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.94%) SRDF
11 1 (0.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (3.77%) Nagios
1 4 (3.77%) SCCM
2 3 (2.83%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (2.83%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.89%) SCOM
3 2 (1.89%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Intune
3 2 (1.89%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.89%) SCSM
4 1 (0.94%) yum
4 1 (0.94%) WSUS
4 1 (0.94%) Foglight
4 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 82 (77.36%) VMware
2 63 (59.43%) Microsoft
3 41 (38.68%) Citrix
4 39 (36.79%) Cisco
5 30 (28.30%) EMC
6 25 (23.58%) NetApp
7 19 (17.92%) HP
8 17 (16.04%) Juniper
9 15 (14.15%) Dell
10 11 (10.38%) CheckPoint
11 7 (6.60%) SonicWALL
12 6 (5.66%) Red Hat
13 4 (3.77%) Oracle
13 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
13 4 (3.77%) Open-E
14 3 (2.83%) Mitel
14 3 (2.83%) Brocade
14 3 (2.83%) Fujitsu
14 3 (2.83%) Symantec
14 3 (2.83%) Sophos
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car + Health + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 13 days ago