The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 116 74 103
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +29
Permanent jobs citing SAN 106 147 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.99% 2.99% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.52% 19.19% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 99 140 82
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
SAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
784 766 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.75% 15.59% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 662 663 750
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAN
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAN Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SAN
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

SAN Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SAN
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 SAN within the West Midlands 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
Birmingham -30 37 £35,000 -26.31% 11
Staffordshire +18 27 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Shropshire +7 22 £55,000 +46.66%
Coventry -36 13 £37,500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 11 £36,000 -
Solihull 0 3 £34,000 -20.00%
Walsall -3 1 £32,500 +62.50%
Worcestershire -7 1 - - 1
Dudley - 1 £31,500 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 173 (73.62%) VMware
2 159 (67.66%) Windows
3 120 (51.06%) Active Directory
4 104 (44.26%) Microsoft
4 104 (44.26%) MS Exchange
5 98 (41.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (40.00%) Citrix
7 90 (38.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 78 (33.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 77 (32.77%) Firewall
10 70 (29.79%) DNS
11 68 (28.94%) Cisco
12 62 (26.38%) NetApp
13 59 (25.11%) SQL Server
14 57 (24.26%) Linux
14 57 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2010
15 51 (21.70%) SQL
15 51 (21.70%) HP
16 50 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
17 49 (20.85%) Microsoft Certification
17 49 (20.85%) vSphere
18 48 (20.43%) Hyper-V
18 48 (20.43%) NAS
19 45 (19.15%) MS Excel
20 44 (18.72%) TCP/IP
21 42 (17.87%) WAN
22 41 (17.45%) DHCP
23 39 (16.60%) EMC
23 39 (16.60%) ITIL
24 38 (16.17%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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
1 104 (44.26%) MS Exchange
2 57 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (8.51%) IIS
6 19 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (5.11%) Apache
7 12 (5.11%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.98%) Lync
9 5 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.70%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.70%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.43%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.43%) CMS
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.53%) Office 365
2 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (32.77%) Firewall
2 70 (29.79%) DNS
3 48 (20.43%) NAS
4 44 (18.72%) TCP/IP
5 42 (17.87%) WAN
6 41 (17.45%) DHCP
7 38 (16.17%) LAN
8 31 (13.19%) VPN
9 20 (8.51%) VLAN
10 12 (5.11%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (5.11%) DDNS
11 10 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (3.40%) Wireless
12 8 (3.40%) IPsec
13 7 (2.98%) Network Security
14 6 (2.55%) NetScaler
14 6 (2.55%) IPv4
15 5 (2.13%) HTTPS
15 5 (2.13%) Wireshark
16 4 (1.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (25.11%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.83%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (3.83%) MySQL
6 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.13%) RequisitePro
2 3 (1.28%) Toad
3 1 (0.43%) Hudson
General
1 27 (11.49%) Finance
2 4 (1.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.28%) Advertising
4 2 (0.85%) Legal
4 2 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Local Government
5 1 (0.43%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (18.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (14.04%) 3rd Line Support
3 28 (11.91%) Support Engineer
4 27 (11.49%) Analyst
5 22 (9.36%) Administrator
6 21 (8.94%) Project Manager
7 19 (8.09%) Architect
7 19 (8.09%) Infrastructure Manager
8 18 (7.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 18 (7.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 18 (7.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 17 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 17 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (6.81%) Consultant
11 13 (5.53%) Technical Engineer
12 12 (5.11%) Network Engineer
13 11 (4.68%) Server Engineer
13 11 (4.68%) Team Leader
14 10 (4.26%) IT Support
14 10 (4.26%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.55%) Web Services
2 3 (1.28%) COM
3 1 (0.43%) .NET
3 1 (0.43%) XML
3 1 (0.43%) Middleware
3 1 (0.43%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.04%) Clustering
2 11 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.70%) Fat Client
4 4 (1.70%) iSeries
4 4 (1.70%) Thin Client
4 4 (1.70%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.28%) Replication
5 3 (1.28%) LPAR
5 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.85%) EqualLogic
6 2 (0.85%) Handset
6 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.85%) GIS
7 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.43%) HACMP
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.43%) EPoS
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.43%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 159 (67.66%) Windows
2 98 (41.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (33.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (24.26%) Linux
5 50 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (12.34%) UNIX
7 17 (7.23%) Windows 8
8 15 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (5.96%) Windows 7
9 14 (5.96%) Ubuntu
10 8 (3.40%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (3.40%) AIX
11 7 (2.98%) Solaris
12 6 (2.55%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.70%) HPUX
14 2 (0.85%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.85%) CentOS
15 1 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.60%) ITIL
2 16 (6.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (5.53%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (5.53%) Software Delivery
4 12 (5.11%) Mentoring
4 12 (5.11%) Business Continuity
5 9 (3.83%) Line Management
5 9 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (3.40%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (3.40%) Service Delivery
6 8 (3.40%) E-Commerce
7 7 (2.98%) PRINCE2
7 7 (2.98%) Project Management
7 7 (2.98%) Load Balancing
8 6 (2.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (2.55%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.13%) Migration
9 5 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.70%) SQL
2 12 (5.11%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.98%) C
4 4 (1.70%) Java
5 3 (1.28%) PHP
5 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.85%) Perl
6 2 (0.85%) VBScript
6 2 (0.85%) VB
7 1 (0.43%) Python
7 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (20.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (15.32%) MCSE
3 31 (13.19%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (10.64%) CCNA
5 24 (10.21%) MCSA
6 21 (8.94%) Citrix Certification
7 19 (8.09%) MCITP
8 15 (6.38%) CCNP
9 13 (5.53%) CCA
9 13 (5.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (4.68%) Security Cleared
11 8 (3.40%) SC Cleared
12 7 (2.98%) Degree
13 5 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (2.13%) NCIE
14 4 (1.70%) MCP
15 3 (1.28%) EMC Certification
15 3 (1.28%) CISM
15 3 (1.28%) CISSP
15 3 (1.28%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.53%) SLA
2 4 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 120 (51.06%) Active Directory
2 90 (38.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (20.85%) vSphere
4 48 (20.43%) Hyper-V
5 26 (11.06%) XenApp
6 18 (7.66%) VMware ESX
7 17 (7.23%) Terminal Services
8 11 (4.68%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.98%) VMware Server
10 6 (2.55%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (2.55%) XenDesktop
11 5 (2.13%) XenServer
12 4 (1.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.28%) NFS
13 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.28%) vCloud
14 2 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (7.23%) SCCM
2 14 (5.96%) NetBackup
3 12 (5.11%) Backup Exec
4 10 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (3.40%) Nagios
6 6 (2.55%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.28%) Foglight
7 3 (1.28%) SCOM
7 3 (1.28%) WSUS
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.43%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.43%) yum
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.43%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.43%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 173 (73.62%) VMware
2 104 (44.26%) Microsoft
3 94 (40.00%) Citrix
4 68 (28.94%) Cisco
5 62 (26.38%) NetApp
6 51 (21.70%) HP
7 39 (16.60%) EMC
8 22 (9.36%) Dell
8 22 (9.36%) Symantec
9 20 (8.51%) IBM
10 18 (7.66%) Red Hat
11 16 (6.81%) SonicWALL
11 16 (6.81%) Oracle
12 10 (4.26%) Juniper
12 10 (4.26%) Sophos
13 9 (3.83%) CheckPoint
14 8 (3.40%) Brocade
14 8 (3.40%) Veeam
14 8 (3.40%) 3PAR
15 6 (2.55%) AVG
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leominster, Herefordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago