The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 55 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 10 34 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.59% 4.95% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.55% 19.43% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,600 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.23%
Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
117 175 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 18.66% 25.47% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 111 119 66
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Coventry

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 33 (75.00%) VMware
2 28 (63.64%) Windows
3 26 (59.09%) Citrix
4 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
5 22 (50.00%) HP
5 22 (50.00%) NetApp
6 20 (45.45%) Cisco
7 19 (43.18%) ITIL
7 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
7 19 (43.18%) Firewall
8 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (34.09%) EMC
10 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
10 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (29.55%) SCCM
11 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
12 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
13 11 (25.00%) Linux
13 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (25.00%) XenApp
14 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (20.45%) Symantec
15 9 (20.45%) MCSE
15 9 (20.45%) IIS
15 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
15 9 (20.45%) DNS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.45%) IIS
4 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
5 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (13.64%) Lync
5 6 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) Firewall
2 9 (20.45%) DNS
3 8 (18.18%) VoIP
3 8 (18.18%) DHCP
4 7 (15.91%) NAS
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (13.64%) iSCSI
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (11.36%) Intranet
6 5 (11.36%) Internet
6 5 (11.36%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (9.09%) LAN
7 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 4 (9.09%) VPN
7 4 (9.09%) WAN
8 3 (6.82%) Unified Communications
9 2 (4.55%) BGP
10 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.27%) Wireless
10 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Administrator
3 8 (18.18%) Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Server Support
7 2 (4.55%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support
7 2 (4.55%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Technical Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Principle Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) COM
2 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 5 (11.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.27%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.27%) EMC Centera
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Celerra
3 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.27%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 28 (63.64%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (25.00%) Linux
5 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (15.91%) SUSE
7 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.55%) UNIX
8 2 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (15.91%) Business Continuity
3 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.82%) Workflow
5 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Change Control
6 2 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Security Management
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.27%) Project Management
7 1 (2.27%) Service Management
7 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.27%) Change Management
7 1 (2.27%) PLM
7 1 (2.27%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) Korn
3 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.55%) C
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (20.45%) MCSE
3 5 (11.36%) CCNA
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.09%) NCDA
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (9.09%) MCP
5 3 (6.82%) MCSA
5 3 (6.82%) NCIE
5 3 (6.82%) CCEE
6 2 (4.55%) CCAA
6 2 (4.55%) VCAP
6 2 (4.55%) MCITP
6 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 2 (4.55%) MCTS
7 1 (2.27%) CCDA
7 1 (2.27%) CCIE
7 1 (2.27%) SNIA Certification
7 1 (2.27%) SCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 11 (25.00%) XenApp
5 9 (20.45%) XenDesktop
6 8 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (13.64%) IAG
7 6 (13.64%) UAG
7 6 (13.64%) vSphere
7 6 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (13.64%) ISA Server
8 5 (11.36%) Terminal Server
9 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
10 3 (6.82%) XenServer
10 3 (6.82%) vCloud
11 2 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) SCCM
2 8 (18.18%) WSUS
3 7 (15.91%) SCOM
4 6 (13.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (13.64%) Cacti
5 5 (11.36%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (6.82%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (2.27%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) VMware
2 26 (59.09%) Citrix
3 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
4 22 (50.00%) HP
4 22 (50.00%) NetApp
5 20 (45.45%) Cisco
6 15 (34.09%) EMC
7 9 (20.45%) Symantec
8 7 (15.91%) Dell
8 7 (15.91%) SolarWinds
9 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
10 4 (9.09%) CommVault
11 3 (6.82%) Finjan
12 2 (4.55%) Veeam
12 2 (4.55%) WatchGuard
12 2 (4.55%) Trend Micro
12 2 (4.55%) LANDesk
12 2 (4.55%) Oracle
12 2 (4.55%) IBM
12 2 (4.55%) Clearswift