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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 101 91 64
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -27
Permanent jobs citing SAN 43 35 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.77% 1.92% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.25% 12.41% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 55
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
351 282 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.43% 15.49% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 263 230 234
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +4.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 3 May 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 54 (72.00%) Windows
2 47 (62.67%) VMware
3 42 (56.00%) Windows Server
4 41 (54.67%) Active Directory
5 34 (45.33%) Microsoft
5 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (45.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (44.00%) Citrix
7 32 (42.67%) Hyper-V
8 28 (37.33%) Cisco
9 26 (34.67%) Data Centre
10 24 (32.00%) SQL
10 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
10 24 (32.00%) Firewall
11 23 (30.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 22 (29.33%) IBM
12 22 (29.33%) NetApp
13 21 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (28.00%) MCSE
14 20 (26.67%) HP
14 20 (26.67%) Presales
15 19 (25.33%) MS Exchange
16 18 (24.00%) vSphere
17 17 (22.67%) LAN
17 17 (22.67%) WAN
17 17 (22.67%) Linux
17 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (21.33%) Clustering
19 14 (18.67%) Migration
19 14 (18.67%) XenApp

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 23 (30.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 19 (25.33%) MS Exchange
3 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (10.67%) Apache
4 8 (10.67%) Skype for Business
5 7 (9.33%) WordPress
6 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.67%) IBM Domino
6 5 (6.67%) IBM Notes
6 5 (6.67%) JBoss
7 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.33%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Office 365
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.33%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) Firewall
2 17 (22.67%) LAN
2 17 (22.67%) WAN
3 13 (17.33%) DNS
4 10 (13.33%) DHCP
4 10 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (12.00%) VPN
6 8 (10.67%) IPv4
6 8 (10.67%) NetScaler
7 7 (9.33%) IPsec
7 7 (9.33%) Network Security
8 6 (8.00%) Skype
9 5 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (6.67%) NAS
9 5 (6.67%) VoIP
9 5 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (5.33%) MPLS
10 4 (5.33%) VLAN
10 4 (5.33%) Wireless
10 4 (5.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) DB2
2 8 (10.67%) MySQL
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.00%) SSDT
General
1 8 (10.67%) Publishing
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) Consultant
3 8 (10.67%) Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (9.33%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Presales Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.00%) Database Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) DBA
7 3 (4.00%) Installations Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Technician
7 3 (4.00%) Service Desk Technician
7 3 (4.00%) Solutions Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.67%) Data Centre
2 16 (21.33%) Clustering
3 12 (16.00%) Replication
4 9 (12.00%) HP StoreVirtual
5 8 (10.67%) CMDB
5 8 (10.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.33%) iSeries
7 3 (4.00%) Fat Client
7 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Licensing
7 3 (4.00%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.33%) Celerra
8 1 (1.33%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.33%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.33%) IBM XIV
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (72.00%) Windows
2 42 (56.00%) Windows Server
3 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (22.67%) Linux
4 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (17.33%) Unix
6 9 (12.00%) AIX
7 8 (10.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (10.67%) Solaris
7 8 (10.67%) SUSE
7 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.33%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) Presales
2 14 (18.67%) Migration
3 10 (13.33%) ITIL
3 10 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (10.67%) Line Management
4 8 (10.67%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (10.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.67%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (10.67%) TOGAF
4 8 (10.67%) Zachman Framework
5 7 (9.33%) Patch Management
6 6 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 5 (6.67%) Service Management
8 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) Perl
2 8 (10.67%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) MCSE
1 21 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.00%) Degree
2 12 (16.00%) MCITP
2 12 (16.00%) MCSA
2 12 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (10.67%) ISEB
5 7 (9.33%) CCNA
6 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (6.67%) CCNP
8 4 (5.33%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.33%) CCA
10 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.33%) MCDST
10 1 (1.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (54.67%) Active Directory
2 34 (45.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (42.67%) Hyper-V
4 18 (24.00%) vSphere
5 14 (18.67%) XenApp
6 11 (14.67%) XenDesktop
7 8 (10.67%) Firmware
8 6 (8.00%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (8.00%) Terminal Services
9 4 (5.33%) VMware ESX
9 4 (5.33%) XenServer
10 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) WSUS
2 10 (13.33%) NetBackup
3 9 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (10.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (10.67%) Oracle ZFS
4 8 (10.67%) Unicenter
5 6 (8.00%) Backup Exec
6 4 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (5.33%) SCCM
7 2 (2.67%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (1.33%) Nagios
8 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (62.67%) VMware
2 34 (45.33%) Microsoft
3 33 (44.00%) Citrix
4 28 (37.33%) Cisco
5 22 (29.33%) IBM
5 22 (29.33%) NetApp
6 20 (26.67%) HP
7 14 (18.67%) SonicWALL
8 12 (16.00%) SolarWinds
9 10 (13.33%) Veeam
10 9 (12.00%) Juniper
10 9 (12.00%) Sun
11 8 (10.67%) Acronis
11 8 (10.67%) CA
11 8 (10.67%) Oracle
11 8 (10.67%) Ruckus Wireless
11 8 (10.67%) Veritas
12 7 (9.33%) Dell
13 6 (8.00%) CheckPoint
13 6 (8.00%) Symantec
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