The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 30 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing SAN 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.26% 3.13% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 25.00% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £29,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -47.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.02% 12.50% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 17
Average salary £50,000 £55,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.90% +0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £66,500 £56,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SAN
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

SAN Salary Trend in the Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas File System
4 1 (25.00%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (25.00%) SRDF
4 1 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (25.00%) NCIE
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) VCP5
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Storage Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Sales Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Celerra
2 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (25.00%) Symmetrix
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) NCIE
1 1 (25.00%) VCP5
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (25.00%) SRDF
1 1 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (25.00%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) CommVault
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat