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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 51 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SAN 17 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.10% 1.62% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.53% 11.27% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 7
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £37,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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
117 71 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.31% 14.40% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 99 64 84
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +4 9 £35,500 -32.38% 2
Cannock - 1 £26,000 -
SAN
West Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (66.67%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Firewall
3 13 (43.33%) Windows
4 10 (33.33%) ITIL
5 9 (30.00%) Citrix
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco
6 8 (26.67%) WAN
6 8 (26.67%) LAN
7 7 (23.33%) VPN
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (20.00%) CCNA
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (16.67%) vSphere
9 5 (16.67%) Brocade
9 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
9 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 5 (16.67%) CCNP
9 5 (16.67%) EMC
9 5 (16.67%) Juniper
9 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 4 (13.33%) HP
10 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 4 (13.33%) SQL
10 4 (13.33%) Clustering
10 4 (13.33%) Network Security
10 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
10 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
10 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) LAN
2 8 (26.67%) WAN
3 7 (23.33%) VPN
4 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (13.33%) Network Security
6 3 (10.00%) VLAN
7 2 (6.67%) DNS
7 2 (6.67%) DHCP
7 2 (6.67%) VoIP
7 2 (6.67%) NAS
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) IT Support
4 4 (13.33%) Senior IT Support
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Support Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Support Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) IT Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Line Management
4 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CCNA
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) VCP4
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.67%) vSphere
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) Juniper
3 5 (16.67%) EMC
3 5 (16.67%) Brocade
4 4 (13.33%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.67%) CA
6 2 (6.67%) Hitachi
7 1 (3.33%) Avaya
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + (inc car allowance) + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago