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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 115 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 97 156 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.84% 2.96% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.81% 19.50% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 92 152 111
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
757 800 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.35% 15.16% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 650 691 730
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -29 45 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Staffordshire +27 23 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Shropshire 0 17 £55,000 +46.66%
Coventry -26 12 £37,000 +5.71% 3
Wolverhampton +12 5 £35,500 +1.42%
Walsall +2 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Solihull +4 2 £34,000 -20.00% 1
Halesowen - 2 £29,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Dudley +1 1 £27,500 -21.42%
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 156 (74.64%) VMware
2 135 (64.59%) Windows
3 104 (49.76%) Active Directory
4 88 (42.11%) MS Exchange
5 85 (40.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (38.76%) Citrix
7 80 (38.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 79 (37.80%) Firewall
9 75 (35.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 74 (35.41%) Microsoft
11 64 (30.62%) Cisco
12 63 (30.14%) DNS
13 54 (25.84%) Data Centre
14 53 (25.36%) Hyper-V
15 51 (24.40%) Exchange Server 2010
16 50 (23.92%) Linux
16 50 (23.92%) NetApp
16 50 (23.92%) Windows Server 2003
17 47 (22.49%) SQL
18 43 (20.57%) SQL Server
19 42 (20.10%) HP
20 41 (19.62%) TCP/IP
20 41 (19.62%) Microsoft Certification
21 39 (18.66%) NAS
22 37 (17.70%) DHCP
23 33 (15.79%) ITIL
23 33 (15.79%) vSphere
23 33 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
24 31 (14.83%) Clustering
25 29 (13.88%) EMC

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 88 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 51 (24.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (13.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (8.13%) IIS
6 12 (5.74%) Apache
7 10 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (4.78%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.35%) Lync
9 5 (2.39%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.91%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.91%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.44%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.48%) EPiServer CMS
13 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (13.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.44%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.31%) Office 365
2 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) IaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (0.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (37.80%) Firewall
2 63 (30.14%) DNS
3 41 (19.62%) TCP/IP
4 39 (18.66%) NAS
5 37 (17.70%) DHCP
6 27 (12.92%) VPN
7 26 (12.44%) WAN
7 26 (12.44%) VLAN
8 21 (10.05%) LAN
9 11 (5.26%) DDNS
9 11 (5.26%) IPsec
10 10 (4.78%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (4.78%) NetScaler
11 9 (4.31%) IPv4
12 7 (3.35%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (3.35%) Wireless
13 5 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.39%) HTTPS
13 5 (2.39%) VoIP
13 5 (2.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.31%) MySQL
5 8 (3.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.39%) RequisitePro
2 3 (1.44%) Toad
3 1 (0.48%) Hudson
General
1 21 (10.05%) Finance
2 4 (1.91%) Advertising
3 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.48%) Games
4 1 (0.48%) Retail
4 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (16.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (14.83%) Support Engineer
3 30 (14.35%) Project Manager
4 24 (11.48%) Infrastructure Manager
5 23 (11.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 23 (11.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 20 (9.57%) Administrator
7 18 (8.61%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (8.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 17 (8.13%) Consultant
9 16 (7.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 13 (6.22%) Network Engineer
11 12 (5.74%) Architect
12 11 (5.26%) IT Support
12 11 (5.26%) Analyst
12 11 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
13 8 (3.83%) IT Consultant
14 7 (3.35%) Technical Architect
15 6 (2.87%) Linux Engineer
15 6 (2.87%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.39%) Web Services
2 4 (1.91%) Middleware
3 1 (0.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 54 (25.84%) Data Centre
2 31 (14.83%) Clustering
3 13 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.87%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.87%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.39%) Replication
6 3 (1.44%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.44%) LPAR
6 3 (1.44%) iSeries
6 3 (1.44%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.96%) Handset
7 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.48%) HACMP
8 1 (0.48%) EPoS
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 135 (64.59%) Windows
2 85 (40.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (38.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (23.92%) Linux
4 50 (23.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (13.40%) UNIX
6 18 (8.61%) Windows 8
7 15 (7.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (6.70%) Windows 7
9 13 (6.22%) Ubuntu
10 10 (4.78%) Windows 2000
11 8 (3.83%) AIX
11 8 (3.83%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.91%) HPUX
13 3 (1.44%) Solaris
14 2 (0.96%) CentOS
15 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.79%) ITIL
2 14 (6.70%) Mentoring
2 14 (6.70%) Software Delivery
3 12 (5.74%) Project Management
4 10 (4.78%) PRINCE2
5 8 (3.83%) Service Delivery
5 8 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (3.83%) Server Building
6 7 (3.35%) Line Management
7 6 (2.87%) Risk Management
7 6 (2.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (2.87%) Transition Management
7 6 (2.87%) SDLC
8 5 (2.39%) Database Mirroring
8 5 (2.39%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (2.39%) CRM
8 5 (2.39%) E-Commerce
8 5 (2.39%) ETL
8 5 (2.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (22.49%) SQL
2 14 (6.70%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.39%) PHP
4 4 (1.91%) C
5 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.96%) Perl
7 1 (0.48%) VBScript
7 1 (0.48%) VB
7 1 (0.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (19.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (13.88%) MCSE
3 22 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (10.05%) MCSA
5 17 (8.13%) CCNA
5 17 (8.13%) Citrix Certification
5 17 (8.13%) MCITP
6 13 (6.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (5.26%) CCA
8 10 (4.78%) Security Cleared
9 9 (4.31%) CCNP
10 7 (3.35%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.91%) MCP
11 4 (1.91%) NCIE
12 3 (1.44%) Degree
13 2 (0.96%) EMC Certification
13 2 (0.96%) HP ASE
13 2 (0.96%) HP MASE
13 2 (0.96%) NCDA
14 1 (0.48%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.22%) SLA
2 4 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 104 (49.76%) Active Directory
2 75 (35.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (25.36%) Hyper-V
4 33 (15.79%) vSphere
5 25 (11.96%) XenApp
6 20 (9.57%) VMware ESX
7 18 (8.61%) Terminal Services
8 12 (5.74%) XenDesktop
9 9 (4.31%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (3.35%) VMware Server
11 6 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.91%) XenServer
13 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.48%) NFS
14 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (10.05%) SCCM
2 12 (5.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (4.78%) NetBackup
4 9 (4.31%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.87%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (2.39%) SCOM
7 4 (1.91%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.91%) Nagios
8 3 (1.44%) Foglight
9 2 (0.96%) WSUS
9 2 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.48%) yum
10 1 (0.48%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.48%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 156 (74.64%) VMware
2 81 (38.76%) Citrix
3 74 (35.41%) Microsoft
4 64 (30.62%) Cisco
5 50 (23.92%) NetApp
6 42 (20.10%) HP
7 29 (13.88%) EMC
8 23 (11.00%) Dell
9 22 (10.53%) SonicWALL
10 19 (9.09%) Red Hat
10 19 (9.09%) Symantec
11 17 (8.13%) Oracle
12 16 (7.66%) IBM
13 12 (5.74%) Sophos
14 10 (4.78%) CheckPoint
15 8 (3.83%) Kaspersky
15 8 (3.83%) Veeam
15 8 (3.83%) AVG
16 6 (2.87%) Juniper
17 5 (2.39%) 3PAR
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago