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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 51 45 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Permanent jobs citing SAN 4 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.40% 3.32% 8.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 27.59% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 4
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +12.67%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.89% 12.03% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 13
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,200 £47,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) Lync
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) SCOM
4 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Clustering
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) MSI
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) IaaS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (37.50%) Lync
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) EPiServer CMS
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (25.00%) CMS
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Sun Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (12.50%) Sun
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec