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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 142 124 137
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs citing SAN 95 108 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.63% 1.94% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.33% 12.68% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 85 97 86
Median salary £39,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,127 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -4.76%
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
920 852 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.78% 15.33% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 730 763 730
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -38 36 £37,500 - 4
Coventry +13 24 £48,000 +37.14% 1
Staffordshire +11 17 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Warwickshire +5 4 £32,000 -14.66% 2
Worcestershire +15 3 £37,500 - 1
Shropshire -8 3 £31,500 -
Solihull +9 1 £80,000 +146.15% 1
Walsall 0 1 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £40,000 - 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAN.

1 155 (73.46%) Windows
2 123 (58.29%) Windows Server
3 119 (56.40%) Active Directory
4 110 (52.13%) VMware
5 88 (41.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (39.81%) Citrix
7 83 (39.34%) Cisco
8 74 (35.07%) Linux
9 73 (34.60%) Firewall
9 73 (34.60%) Hyper-V
10 72 (34.12%) DNS
11 71 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 68 (32.23%) VPN
12 68 (32.23%) IBM
13 65 (30.81%) DHCP
14 64 (30.33%) Microsoft
15 57 (27.01%) HP
15 57 (27.01%) Windows Server 2003
16 51 (24.17%) WAN
16 51 (24.17%) MS Exchange
17 47 (22.27%) NetApp
18 46 (21.80%) LAN
19 45 (21.33%) SQL Server
20 43 (20.38%) Windows Server 2008
20 43 (20.38%) Data Centre
21 41 (19.43%) TCP/IP
22 38 (18.01%) ITIL
22 38 (18.01%) Unix
22 38 (18.01%) vSphere
23 37 (17.54%) Degree

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (24.17%) MS Exchange
2 30 (14.22%) IIS
3 27 (12.80%) Apache
4 25 (11.85%) IBM Notes
5 24 (11.37%) IBM Domino
6 23 (10.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (7.11%) SharePoint
10 10 (4.74%) Tomcat
11 8 (3.79%) Skype for Business
12 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.90%) SAS
13 2 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.69%) Office 365
2 9 (4.27%) IaaS
2 9 (4.27%) SaaS
3 7 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.90%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (34.60%) Firewall
2 72 (34.12%) DNS
3 68 (32.23%) VPN
4 65 (30.81%) DHCP
5 51 (24.17%) WAN
6 46 (21.80%) LAN
7 41 (19.43%) TCP/IP
8 30 (14.22%) VLAN
9 26 (12.32%) Network Security
10 23 (10.90%) Internet
10 23 (10.90%) NAS
11 16 (7.58%) Remote Desktop
12 14 (6.64%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (6.64%) Fibre Channel
12 14 (6.64%) MPLS
13 13 (6.16%) BGP
13 13 (6.16%) IPsec
13 13 (6.16%) SSL
14 12 (5.69%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (5.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.06%) Oracle Database
3 11 (5.21%) DB2
4 10 (4.74%) MySQL
5 7 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.84%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.47%) Big Data
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (3.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (9.48%) Retail
2 16 (7.58%) Finance
2 16 (7.58%) Legal
3 10 (4.74%) Publishing
4 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.95%) Advertising
5 2 (0.95%) Back Office
5 2 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (22.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (15.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 24 (11.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (11.37%) Support Engineer
4 22 (10.43%) Analyst
4 22 (10.43%) Technical Specialist
5 20 (9.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 17 (8.06%) Team Leader
7 16 (7.58%) Network Engineer
7 16 (7.58%) Support Analyst
8 15 (7.11%) IT Engineer
8 15 (7.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (6.64%) Consultant
10 13 (6.16%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 13 (6.16%) Technical Leader
11 11 (5.21%) Technical Team Leader
12 10 (4.74%) 3rd Line Server Support
12 10 (4.74%) Server Analyst
12 10 (4.74%) Server Support
12 10 (4.74%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.53%) Web Services
2 12 (5.69%) .NET
3 11 (5.21%) XML
4 10 (4.74%) LAMP
5 7 (3.32%) COM
6 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.38%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.48%) Clustering
3 17 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.64%) Driving Licence
5 10 (4.74%) CMDB
5 10 (4.74%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.90%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.42%) EPoS
8 3 (1.42%) FMCG
9 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.95%) iSeries
9 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.95%) Replication
9 2 (0.95%) Statistics
10 1 (0.47%) Celerra
10 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.47%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.47%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 155 (73.46%) Windows
2 123 (58.29%) Windows Server
3 88 (41.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 74 (35.07%) Linux
5 57 (27.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (20.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (18.01%) Unix
8 23 (10.90%) Solaris
9 13 (6.16%) Windows 7
10 12 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (4.74%) AIX
11 10 (4.74%) SUSE
11 10 (4.74%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.84%) CentOS
13 5 (2.37%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.37%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.47%) MVS
14 1 (0.47%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.01%) ITIL
2 24 (11.37%) Migration
3 19 (9.00%) Presales
4 18 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (8.53%) Line Management
5 14 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (6.64%) Mentoring
6 12 (5.69%) Service Delivery
6 12 (5.69%) Service Management
7 10 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (4.74%) Data Security
7 10 (4.74%) High Availability
7 10 (4.74%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 10 (4.74%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (4.74%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (4.74%) Software Engineering
7 10 (4.74%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (4.74%) TOGAF
7 10 (4.74%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 10 (4.74%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.54%) SQL
2 21 (9.95%) PowerShell
3 17 (8.06%) Shell Script
4 15 (7.11%) Perl
5 7 (3.32%) Korn
6 3 (1.42%) Java
7 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.95%) VB
8 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (17.54%) Degree
2 30 (14.22%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (9.48%) CCNA
4 20 (9.48%) MCSE
5 16 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (7.11%) MCSA
7 14 (6.64%) MCITP
8 10 (4.74%) ISEB
8 10 (4.74%) Security Cleared
9 8 (3.79%) CCIE
10 7 (3.32%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.84%) CCNP
11 6 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.37%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (1.42%) APMP
13 3 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.42%) NCSA
13 3 (1.42%) PMP
14 2 (0.95%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.64%) SLA
2 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (56.40%) Active Directory
2 73 (34.60%) Hyper-V
3 71 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (18.01%) vSphere
5 31 (14.69%) XenApp
6 20 (9.48%) XenDesktop
7 11 (5.21%) Firmware
7 11 (5.21%) NFS
7 11 (5.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 9 (4.27%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.90%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (1.90%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.90%) XenServer
10 2 (0.95%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.47%) Docker
11 1 (0.47%) pfSense
11 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (15.64%) WSUS
2 22 (10.43%) Oracle ZFS
3 18 (8.53%) NetBackup
4 17 (8.06%) SCCM
5 16 (7.58%) Backup Exec
6 15 (7.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (6.64%) Oracle RMAN
7 14 (6.64%) Simpana
8 12 (5.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (4.74%) MAILsweeper
9 10 (4.74%) Tivoli
9 10 (4.74%) Unicenter
10 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (2.37%) Puppet
12 4 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (1.90%) Data Guard
12 4 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (1.42%) SCOM
14 2 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (0.95%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 110 (52.13%) VMware
2 84 (39.81%) Citrix
3 83 (39.34%) Cisco
4 68 (32.23%) IBM
5 64 (30.33%) Microsoft
6 57 (27.01%) HP
7 47 (22.27%) NetApp
8 34 (16.11%) Acronis
9 30 (14.22%) Oracle
10 29 (13.74%) EMC
11 22 (10.43%) Symantec
11 22 (10.43%) Veritas
12 20 (9.48%) CommVault
12 20 (9.48%) Red Hat
13 19 (9.00%) Sun
14 18 (8.53%) SonicWALL
15 16 (7.58%) Juniper
15 16 (7.58%) Veeam
16 12 (5.69%) Brocade
17 10 (4.74%) Finjan
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston University
Salary: From £38,896 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cannock
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cannock
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Rugby
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Walsall
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 22 days ago