The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 46 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing SAN 27 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.23% 1.17% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.77% 8.05% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 13
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £43,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
SAN
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 87 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.08% 14.55% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 96 80 106
Average salary £35,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.51% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

SAN Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SAN
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

SAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +10 12 £42,750 -20.46%
Lichfield - 2 £34,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £22,500 -
SAN
West Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 30 (78.95%) VMware
2 19 (50.00%) Firewall
3 13 (34.21%) Citrix
3 13 (34.21%) Windows
3 13 (34.21%) Software Delivery
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
6 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (15.79%) Finance
7 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
8 5 (13.16%) WAN
8 5 (13.16%) Cisco
8 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
8 5 (13.16%) Line Management
9 4 (10.53%) Transition Management
9 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (10.53%) Brocade
9 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.53%) EMC
9 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL
9 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 4 (10.53%) NetApp
9 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
10 3 (7.89%) LAN
10 3 (7.89%) Microsoft

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) WAN
3 3 (7.89%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) VPN
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) VLAN
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security
4 2 (5.26%) NAS
4 2 (5.26%) VoIP
4 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Project Manager
2 18 (47.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 18 (47.37%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (18.42%) IT Support
4 5 (13.16%) Senior IT Support
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Support Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Support Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) IT Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Software Delivery
2 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
2 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (13.16%) Line Management
3 4 (10.53%) Transition Management
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
4 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.26%) Analytics
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
1 1 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CCNP
1 2 (5.26%) CCNA
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Sysprep
2 1 (2.63%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) VMware
2 13 (34.21%) Citrix
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) NetApp
4 4 (10.53%) Brocade
4 4 (10.53%) EMC
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Juniper
6 2 (5.26%) CA
6 2 (5.26%) Hitachi
6 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.63%) Lotus
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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