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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 72 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SAN 57 49 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.81% 2.52% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.87% 15.71% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 54 44 59
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £55,000 £55,000
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
411 312 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.25% 16.07% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 378 260 287
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 67 (72.04%) Windows
2 63 (67.74%) VMware
3 55 (59.14%) Active Directory
4 52 (55.91%) Hyper-V
5 49 (52.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (51.61%) MS Exchange
7 41 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 37 (39.78%) Microsoft
9 36 (38.71%) HP
9 36 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (37.63%) Firewall
11 33 (35.48%) NetApp
11 33 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2003
12 32 (34.41%) Citrix
13 28 (30.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (27.96%) Cisco
14 26 (27.96%) SonicWALL
15 25 (26.88%) vSphere
16 24 (25.81%) Dell
17 23 (24.73%) Exchange Server 2013
18 20 (21.51%) XenApp
18 20 (21.51%) DNS
18 20 (21.51%) SQL
19 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
19 18 (19.35%) UNIX
20 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
20 17 (18.28%) IPv4
20 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (18.28%) Data Centre
21 16 (17.20%) Forefront TMG

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 48 (51.61%) MS Exchange
2 33 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 23 (24.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.38%) Lync
6 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.08%) IIS
8 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Magento
2 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (37.63%) Firewall
2 20 (21.51%) DNS
3 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
3 17 (18.28%) IPv4
4 16 (17.20%) IPsec
5 12 (12.90%) NAS
5 12 (12.90%) VLAN
6 11 (11.83%) DHCP
7 10 (10.75%) NetScaler
8 8 (8.60%) WAN
9 7 (7.53%) LAN
9 7 (7.53%) VoIP
10 4 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (4.30%) Internet
10 4 (4.30%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (3.23%) Ethernet
12 2 (2.15%) L2TP
12 2 (2.15%) HTTPS
12 2 (2.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.23%) MySQL
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Toad
2 2 (2.15%) RequisitePro
General
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Advertising
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.08%) Automotive
3 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (17.20%) Consultant
2 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Administrator
4 8 (8.60%) Network Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Installations Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Network Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) Management Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Data Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) IT Support
9 3 (3.23%) ICT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) Middleware
2 2 (2.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Data Centre
2 15 (16.13%) HP StoreVirtual
3 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.68%) Clustering
5 8 (8.60%) Thin Client
5 8 (8.60%) Fat Client
6 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
7 5 (5.38%) Replication
8 3 (3.23%) iSeries
8 3 (3.23%) LPAR
9 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.08%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.08%) HP Storage
10 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 67 (72.04%) Windows
2 49 (52.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (30.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (19.35%) UNIX
6 16 (17.20%) Linux
7 10 (10.75%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.23%) AIX
8 3 (3.23%) Solaris
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.75%) ITIL
1 10 (10.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (9.68%) Mentoring
3 7 (7.53%) Project Management
4 6 (6.45%) Server Building
5 4 (4.30%) Programme Management
5 4 (4.30%) SOA
5 4 (4.30%) Data Management
6 3 (3.23%) Patch Management
6 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.23%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.15%) Migration
7 2 (2.15%) Scrum
7 2 (2.15%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.15%) Change Management
7 2 (2.15%) ETL
7 2 (2.15%) CRM
7 2 (2.15%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.15%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 12 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.38%) PHP
4 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.08%) Python
5 1 (1.08%) Perl
5 1 (1.08%) VB
5 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (17.20%) MCSE
3 11 (11.83%) MCSA
4 7 (7.53%) MCITP
5 6 (6.45%) CCNA
5 6 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.38%) Degree
7 4 (4.30%) CCNP
8 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.23%) MCP
9 2 (2.15%) CCA
9 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.15%) HP ASE
9 2 (2.15%) HP MASE
9 2 (2.15%) NCIE
10 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (59.14%) Active Directory
2 52 (55.91%) Hyper-V
3 41 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (26.88%) vSphere
5 20 (21.51%) XenApp
6 16 (17.20%) Forefront TMG
7 13 (13.98%) Terminal Services
7 13 (13.98%) VMware ESX
8 10 (10.75%) XenDesktop
9 4 (4.30%) Xen
9 4 (4.30%) XenServer
10 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) NetBackup
2 9 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (8.60%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (3.23%) SCCM
5 3 (3.23%) Foglight
6 1 (1.08%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.08%) WSUS
6 1 (1.08%) SCOM
6 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (67.74%) VMware
2 37 (39.78%) Microsoft
3 36 (38.71%) HP
4 33 (35.48%) NetApp
5 32 (34.41%) Citrix
6 26 (27.96%) Cisco
6 26 (27.96%) SonicWALL
7 24 (25.81%) Dell
8 16 (17.20%) Symantec
8 16 (17.20%) CheckPoint
9 14 (15.05%) Veeam
10 11 (11.83%) IBM
10 11 (11.83%) Oracle
11 9 (9.68%) Sophos
12 8 (8.60%) AVG
12 8 (8.60%) Kaspersky
13 7 (7.53%) EMC
14 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
15 4 (4.30%) Barracuda Networks
15 4 (4.30%) Red Gate
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum SALARY:£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago