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 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 33 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.53% - 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% - 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
18 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.52% 11.29% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 19
Average salary £70,000 £55,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.12% +11.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (33.33%) Celerra
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas File System
3 1 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (33.33%) SRDF
3 1 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Storage Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Data Storage Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) CLARiiON
2 1 (33.33%) Symmetrix
2 1 (33.33%) Celerra
2 1 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) HPUX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas File System
1 1 (33.33%) SRDF
1 1 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (33.33%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (33.33%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware