The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 60 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing SAN 15 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.84% 1.69% 4.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.30% 9.35% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 23
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,114 £55,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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 Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
92 107 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 11.27% 18.14% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 86 98 106
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SAN
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Coventry region.

SAN Salary Trend in Coventry

SAN
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Coventry

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) NetApp
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco
5 10 (35.71%) UNIX
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle
7 8 (28.57%) Citrix
7 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (25.00%) Linux
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.00%) LAN
8 7 (25.00%) WAN
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) vSphere
10 5 (17.86%) HP
10 5 (17.86%) Solaris
10 5 (17.86%) Firewall
11 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
11 4 (14.29%) XenApp
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (14.29%) Terminal Services
11 4 (14.29%) Project Management
12 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (10.71%) Sophos

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) WAN
1 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) MPLS
3 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
4 2 (7.14%) IPv4
4 2 (7.14%) OSPF
4 2 (7.14%) IPsec
4 2 (7.14%) VLAN
4 2 (7.14%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Server Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Server Support
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
1 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (35.71%) UNIX
4 7 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Solaris
6 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 2 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.14%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) People Management
4 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.57%) E-business
4 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) Korn
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) NCDA
3 2 (7.14%) NCIE
3 2 (7.14%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) CCA
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) vSphere
4 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.29%) XenApp
4 4 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 3 (10.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (7.14%) NFS
6 2 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.57%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) ARCserve
1 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (7.14%) Zenoss
2 2 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) Legato
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) NetApp
1 16 (57.14%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) Dell
6 3 (10.71%) Symantec
6 3 (10.71%) Veritas
6 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.71%) Sophos
7 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
7 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.14%) McAfee
7 2 (7.14%) EMC
7 2 (7.14%) SAP
8 1 (3.57%) Sun
8 1 (3.57%) CommVault
8 1 (3.57%) LANDesk