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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 99 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-52 0
Permanent jobs citing SAN 35 90 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.51% 4.19% 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.41% 24.86% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 25 88 62
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
416 362 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.92% 16.85% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 326 332 277
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £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 19 September 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 71 (78.02%) VMware
2 69 (75.82%) Windows
3 57 (62.64%) Active Directory
4 54 (59.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 52 (57.14%) MS Exchange
6 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
7 45 (49.45%) Cisco
8 37 (40.66%) NetApp
9 34 (37.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (36.26%) Firewall
11 32 (35.16%) Citrix
11 32 (35.16%) Hyper-V
12 28 (30.77%) HP
13 26 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
14 25 (27.47%) Exchange Server 2010
14 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (27.47%) SQL
15 24 (26.37%) MCSE
15 24 (26.37%) NAS
16 21 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (21.98%) Exchange Server 2013
18 19 (20.88%) MCITP
18 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
19 17 (18.68%) MCSA
20 16 (17.58%) Linux
20 16 (17.58%) EMC
20 16 (17.58%) Symantec
20 16 (17.58%) Office 365
20 16 (17.58%) XenDesktop

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 26 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 25 (27.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (21.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (15.38%) Lync
6 12 (13.19%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
8 6 (6.59%) IIS
9 3 (3.30%) Apache
9 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
9 3 (3.30%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.58%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (36.26%) Firewall
2 24 (26.37%) NAS
3 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
4 14 (15.38%) Unified Communications
5 12 (13.19%) VPN
6 11 (12.09%) DNS
6 11 (12.09%) IPsec
7 8 (8.79%) DHCP
7 8 (8.79%) Ethernet
7 8 (8.79%) LAN
7 8 (8.79%) WAN
8 7 (7.69%) VLAN
9 6 (6.59%) FTP
9 6 (6.59%) HTTP
10 5 (5.49%) MPLS
10 5 (5.49%) iSCSI
10 5 (5.49%) NetScaler
10 5 (5.49%) Wireless
11 4 (4.40%) IP Telephony
12 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.20%) DB2
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Toad
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Back Office
3 3 (3.30%) Law
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Consultant
2 15 (16.48%) Support Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Network Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Consultant
4 12 (13.19%) Exchange Consultant
5 11 (12.09%) Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.59%) Administrator
8 5 (5.49%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.49%) Sales Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.40%) Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.40%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) .NET
1 1 (1.10%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Replication
2 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.69%) Clustering
3 7 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.30%) FlexPod
5 3 (3.30%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.30%) LPAR
5 3 (3.30%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.30%) HACMP
6 2 (2.20%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.20%) Handset
6 2 (2.20%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (1.10%) PDA
7 1 (1.10%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 69 (75.82%) Windows
2 34 (37.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (17.58%) Linux
6 11 (12.09%) Windows XP
7 8 (8.79%) Windows 7
8 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 7 (7.69%) UNIX
8 7 (7.69%) Solaris
9 6 (6.59%) AIX
10 4 (4.40%) HPUX
10 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.10%) SUSE
12 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.48%) Project Management
2 13 (14.29%) Migration
3 12 (13.19%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (13.19%) Technical Analysis
4 11 (12.09%) ITIL
5 10 (10.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.79%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (5.49%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.40%) Network Management
8 4 (4.40%) Change Control
8 4 (4.40%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.40%) Release Management
8 4 (4.40%) Change Management
8 4 (4.40%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.40%) Data Management
9 3 (3.30%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.30%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.30%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.47%) SQL
2 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.20%) VB
6 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (26.37%) MCSE
3 19 (20.88%) MCITP
4 17 (18.68%) MCSA
5 14 (15.38%) Degree
6 13 (14.29%) MCTS
7 11 (12.09%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (10.99%) CCNA
9 6 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (5.49%) CCNP
11 3 (3.30%) NCDA
11 3 (3.30%) NCIE
12 2 (2.20%) CCEE
12 2 (2.20%) CCAA
12 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
12 2 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (2.20%) MCP
12 2 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (1.10%) SNIA Certification
13 1 (1.10%) SCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (62.64%) Active Directory
2 54 (59.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (35.16%) Hyper-V
4 16 (17.58%) XenDesktop
4 16 (17.58%) vSphere
5 14 (15.38%) XenApp
6 9 (9.89%) XenServer
7 7 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (6.59%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (6.59%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.30%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.30%) NFS
9 3 (3.30%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.10%) SRDF
10 1 (1.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) Backup Exec
2 7 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (4.40%) XenMobile
5 3 (3.30%) YUM
5 3 (3.30%) Foglight
5 3 (3.30%) Legato
5 3 (3.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (3.30%) WSUS
6 2 (2.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.10%) SCCM
7 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (78.02%) VMware
2 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
3 45 (49.45%) Cisco
4 37 (40.66%) NetApp
5 32 (35.16%) Citrix
6 28 (30.77%) HP
7 16 (17.58%) EMC
7 16 (17.58%) Symantec
8 14 (15.38%) SonicWALL
9 12 (13.19%) Dell
10 9 (9.89%) IBM
10 9 (9.89%) CheckPoint
11 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
11 8 (8.79%) Oracle
12 7 (7.69%) Juniper
13 6 (6.59%) Kaspersky
14 3 (3.30%) Mitel
14 3 (3.30%) Brocade
14 3 (3.30%) CommVault
14 3 (3.30%) WatchGuard
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
MBA Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago