The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Storage in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Enterprise Storage over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Storage
Rank 215 178 196
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +18
Permanent jobs citing Enterprise Storage 7 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.63% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 1.95% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 32 7
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £112,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.72% +29.41%
Enterprise Storage
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1589 1688 1488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.43% 32.26% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1403 1296
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Enterprise Storage
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Enterprise Storage Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Enterprise Storage
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage across the West Midlands region.

Enterprise Storage Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Enterprise Storage
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Enterprise Storage Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Enterprise Storage
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
Warwickshire 0 3 - -
Birmingham -38 2 £42,500 -12.37%
Staffordshire -1 1 £72,500 +3.57%
Coventry -9 1 - -
Enterprise Storage
England

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Enterprise Storage 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 Enterprise Storage.

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) NetApp
3 6 (46.15%) EMC
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) SLA
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (30.77%) RHEV
5 4 (30.77%) Change Control
5 4 (30.77%) Middleware
5 4 (30.77%) Symantec
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) Hitachi
5 4 (30.77%) Clustering

Enterprise Storage
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Enterprise Storage 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 Enterprise Storage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) Automotive
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Technology
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Replication
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
2 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (30.77%) Change Control
3 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Release Management
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.69%) VCP4
1 1 (7.69%) NCDA
1 1 (7.69%) NCIE
1 1 (7.69%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) RHEV
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) NetApp
3 6 (46.15%) EMC
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Hitachi
5 4 (30.77%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
6 1 (7.69%) Avaya