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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 20 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.96% 7.18% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 61.90% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Average salary - £55,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.47%
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
10 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.62% 11.60% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 19
Average salary £50,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 April 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) XenServer
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) NAS
6 1 (16.67%) Data Management
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Support Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Sales Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
1 1 (16.67%) Symmetrix
1 1 (16.67%) Celerra
1 1 (16.67%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) NCIE
2 1 (16.67%) VCP5
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) XenServer
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas File System
4 1 (16.67%) SRDF
4 1 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (16.67%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (16.67%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Brocade
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) CommVault
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Sun
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