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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 84 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -4
Permanent jobs citing SAN 33 57 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.94% 3.92% 4.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.89% 20.73% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31 53 53
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
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
256 275 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.08% 18.93% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 226 238 246
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 6 March 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (81.65%) Windows
2 80 (73.39%) VMware
3 72 (66.06%) Active Directory
4 68 (62.39%) Microsoft
5 59 (54.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (50.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 44 (40.37%) MS Exchange
8 41 (37.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (35.78%) Citrix
10 38 (34.86%) SQL Server
11 37 (33.94%) WAN
11 37 (33.94%) Cisco
12 35 (32.11%) LAN
13 33 (30.28%) vSphere
14 31 (28.44%) Hyper-V
14 31 (28.44%) MS Excel
15 30 (27.52%) SQL
15 30 (27.52%) EMC
15 30 (27.52%) Firewall
16 28 (25.69%) Microsoft Certification
17 27 (24.77%) NAS
18 26 (23.85%) Exchange Server 2010
18 26 (23.85%) MCSE
19 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2003
20 24 (22.02%) ITIL
20 24 (22.02%) NetApp
20 24 (22.02%) DNS
21 22 (20.18%) HP
21 22 (20.18%) Linux
22 19 (17.43%) SQL Server 2008

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 44 (40.37%) MS Exchange
2 26 (23.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (17.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (6.42%) Lync
7 3 (2.75%) IIS
8 2 (1.83%) Apache
8 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 31 (28.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (4.59%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.93%) Office 365
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.83%) SaaS
3 2 (1.83%) IaaS
4 1 (0.92%) PaaS
4 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (33.94%) WAN
2 35 (32.11%) LAN
3 30 (27.52%) Firewall
4 27 (24.77%) NAS
5 24 (22.02%) DNS
6 14 (12.84%) DHCP
7 13 (11.93%) TCP/IP
7 13 (11.93%) VPN
8 8 (7.34%) Network Security
9 7 (6.42%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (4.59%) Wireless
10 5 (4.59%) HTTPS
10 5 (4.59%) iSCSI
10 5 (4.59%) Wireshark
10 5 (4.59%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.75%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.92%) VLAN
13 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.83%) MySQL
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) RequisitePro
2 3 (2.75%) Toad
General
1 11 (10.09%) Finance
2 2 (1.83%) Legal
2 2 (1.83%) Advertising
3 1 (0.92%) Retail
3 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (22.94%) Analyst
2 23 (21.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 19 (17.43%) Architect
3 19 (17.43%) Support Engineer
4 17 (15.60%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (13.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (11.93%) Senior Support Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Administrator
8 7 (6.42%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.50%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.50%) Consultant
9 6 (5.50%) Field Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.59%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (3.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Exchange Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Clustering
2 8 (7.34%) GIS
3 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.75%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.75%) iSeries
5 3 (2.75%) LPAR
5 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.83%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.83%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) Handset
6 2 (1.83%) Replication
6 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.92%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.92%) HACMP
7 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 89 (81.65%) Windows
2 59 (54.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (37.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (20.18%) Linux
6 12 (11.01%) UNIX
7 7 (6.42%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.50%) AIX
9 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.83%) CentOS
11 2 (1.83%) Solaris
12 1 (0.92%) HPUX
12 1 (0.92%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.02%) ITIL
2 17 (15.60%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (14.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (11.93%) Business Continuity
5 8 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.34%) PRINCE
6 6 (5.50%) CRM
6 6 (5.50%) TOGAF
6 6 (5.50%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (4.59%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.59%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.59%) ETL
7 5 (4.59%) Scrum
8 4 (3.67%) ERP
8 4 (3.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.67%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.67%) Release Management
8 4 (3.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.52%) SQL
2 4 (3.67%) Java
3 3 (2.75%) C
3 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.83%) PHP
4 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.92%) Perl
5 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (25.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (23.85%) MCSE
3 16 (14.68%) MCSA
4 13 (11.93%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (11.93%) Degree
5 11 (10.09%) CCNP
6 10 (9.17%) Security Cleared
7 9 (8.26%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (4.59%) MCITP
9 5 (4.59%) CCNA
9 5 (4.59%) ISEB
10 3 (2.75%) CCA
10 3 (2.75%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.75%) CISSP
10 3 (2.75%) CISM
10 3 (2.75%) NCIE
10 3 (2.75%) CSSLP
10 3 (2.75%) VCP4
11 2 (1.83%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (66.06%) Active Directory
2 55 (50.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (30.28%) vSphere
4 31 (28.44%) Hyper-V
5 14 (12.84%) XenApp
6 6 (5.50%) Terminal Services
6 6 (5.50%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.67%) XenServer
8 3 (2.75%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.92%) NFS
9 1 (0.92%) Xen
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.92%) SRDF
9 1 (0.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (3.67%) Nagios
2 4 (3.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.75%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.75%) Foglight
3 3 (2.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.75%) SCCM
4 2 (1.83%) SCOM
4 2 (1.83%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.83%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.83%) SCSM
5 1 (0.92%) WSUS
5 1 (0.92%) yum
5 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 80 (73.39%) VMware
2 68 (62.39%) Microsoft
3 39 (35.78%) Citrix
4 37 (33.94%) Cisco
5 30 (27.52%) EMC
6 24 (22.02%) NetApp
7 22 (20.18%) HP
8 18 (16.51%) Juniper
9 16 (14.68%) Dell
10 10 (9.17%) IBM
11 8 (7.34%) CheckPoint
12 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
13 6 (5.50%) Veeam
13 6 (5.50%) Oracle
14 4 (3.67%) Sun
14 4 (3.67%) SolarWinds
14 4 (3.67%) Open-E
15 3 (2.75%) Symantec
15 3 (2.75%) StorageTek
15 3 (2.75%) Mitel
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