The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 44 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 9 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.08% 4.59% 4.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.36% 29.55% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £38,200 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 44 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 18.84% 15.55% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 40
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,473 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
West Midlands

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SAN
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

SAN Salary Trend in Solihull

SAN
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Solihull

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) Firewall
5 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (57.14%) vSphere
6 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
7 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
8 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (35.71%) Finance
8 5 (35.71%) Banking
8 5 (35.71%) CCNA
8 5 (35.71%) DNS
8 5 (35.71%) LAN
8 5 (35.71%) WAN
8 5 (35.71%) DHCP
9 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 4 (28.57%) HP
9 4 (28.57%) Citrix
9 4 (28.57%) SCCM
9 4 (28.57%) SCOM
9 4 (28.57%) Clustering

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (28.57%) Lync
4 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 3 (21.43%) IIS
5 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (14.29%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (14.29%) CMS
7 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) NAS
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) FTP
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MSI
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Network Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) vSphere
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
2 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Veritas
5 3 (21.43%) Dell
6 2 (14.29%) Symantec
6 2 (14.29%) McAfee
6 2 (14.29%) EPiServer