The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 104 104 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 -28
Permanent jobs citing SAN 22 27 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 1.41% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.37% 9.28% 18.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 46
Median salary £42,000 £39,750 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% +12.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
263 291 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.03% 15.19% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 167 259 254
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

SAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SAN.

1 35 (79.55%) VMware
2 34 (77.27%) Windows
3 30 (68.18%) Windows Server
4 24 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (52.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (50.00%) NetApp
7 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
7 21 (47.73%) Cisco
7 21 (47.73%) Hyper-V
8 20 (45.45%) Firewall
9 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
10 15 (34.09%) Citrix
11 14 (31.82%) HP
11 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (31.82%) vSphere
12 13 (29.55%) CheckPoint
12 13 (29.55%) DHCP
13 12 (27.27%) MCSE
13 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (25.00%) Linux
14 11 (25.00%) IPv4
15 10 (22.73%) DNS
15 10 (22.73%) LAN
15 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
15 10 (22.73%) SQL
15 10 (22.73%) Dell
15 10 (22.73%) SonicWALL
15 10 (22.73%) Server Virtualisation

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (9.09%) IBM Domino
3 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) IaaS
2 2 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) Firewall
2 13 (29.55%) DHCP
3 11 (25.00%) IPv4
4 10 (22.73%) DNS
4 10 (22.73%) LAN
5 9 (20.45%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (18.18%) NAS
6 8 (18.18%) VLAN
6 8 (18.18%) WAN
7 7 (15.91%) VPN
8 6 (13.64%) Network Security
9 4 (9.09%) IPsec
9 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 3 (6.82%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (6.82%) VoIP
10 3 (6.82%) Wireless
11 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
11 2 (4.55%) Multicast
11 2 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
1 4 (9.09%) Legal
1 4 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Installations Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.82%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Driving Licence
2 5 (11.36%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.09%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (6.82%) Statistics
5 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.55%) NHS
5 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.27%) CCTV
6 1 (2.27%) Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 30 (68.18%) Windows Server
3 24 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (13.64%) Unix
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.55%) OpenVMS
8 2 (4.55%) Solaris
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (13.64%) Project Management
3 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL
4 3 (6.82%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (6.82%) Security Architecture
5 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.55%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.55%) People Management
5 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.27%) Change Management
6 1 (2.27%) High Availability
6 1 (2.27%) Presales
6 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) MCSE
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (15.91%) CCNA
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.64%) MCSA
5 4 (9.09%) Degree
6 3 (6.82%) MCITP
7 2 (4.55%) CCNP
7 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
7 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 21 (47.73%) Hyper-V
3 14 (31.82%) vSphere
4 9 (20.45%) Forefront TMG
4 9 (20.45%) Terminal Services
5 5 (11.36%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.82%) XenServer
7 2 (4.55%) XenApp
8 1 (2.27%) ProxySG
8 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) VMware
2 22 (50.00%) NetApp
3 21 (47.73%) Cisco
4 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 15 (34.09%) Citrix
6 14 (31.82%) HP
7 13 (29.55%) CheckPoint
8 10 (22.73%) Dell
8 10 (22.73%) SonicWALL
9 7 (15.91%) IBM
10 4 (9.09%) Acronis
11 3 (6.82%) EMC
12 2 (4.55%) Aruba
12 2 (4.55%) Juniper
12 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
13 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
13 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
13 1 (2.27%) Oracle