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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 116 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 94 153 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.75% 2.81% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.55% 17.51% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 86 145 120
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
891 874 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.59% 16.04% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 724 754 666
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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
Birmingham -38 33 £35,000 -30.00% 8
Staffordshire -13 15 £32,500 -12.16% 2
Solihull +4 13 £37,500 -40.00% 2
Coventry -11 10 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Worcestershire -8 6 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Shropshire -8 5 £43,750 +32.57%
Warwickshire +4 4 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton -2 2 £31,500 -10.00%
West Bromwich -3 1 £37,500 +13.63%
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 178 (71.20%) VMware
2 172 (68.80%) Windows
3 124 (49.60%) Microsoft
4 116 (46.40%) Active Directory
5 114 (45.60%) MS Exchange
6 106 (42.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 100 (40.00%) NetApp
8 95 (38.00%) Cisco
9 86 (34.40%) HP
9 86 (34.40%) Citrix
10 84 (33.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 79 (31.60%) Firewall
12 67 (26.80%) Linux
13 66 (26.40%) Hyper-V
14 63 (25.20%) Microsoft Certification
15 62 (24.80%) SQL
16 61 (24.40%) DNS
16 61 (24.40%) NAS
17 59 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
18 55 (22.00%) SQL Server
18 55 (22.00%) ITIL
19 52 (20.80%) MCSE
20 51 (20.40%) EMC
21 49 (19.60%) Windows Server 2003
22 44 (17.60%) DHCP
22 44 (17.60%) vSphere
23 43 (17.20%) Disaster Recovery
24 42 (16.80%) LAN
24 42 (16.80%) WAN
24 42 (16.80%) Exchange Server 2013

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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
1 114 (45.60%) MS Exchange
2 59 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (16.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (14.40%) IIS
4 36 (14.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 28 (11.20%) Lync
6 25 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 25 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (6.40%) Tomcat
8 15 (6.00%) Apache
9 14 (5.60%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.40%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (2.00%) Apache Solr
11 5 (2.00%) Moodle
11 5 (2.00%) nginx
11 5 (2.00%) WordPress
11 5 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (15.60%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.00%) MS Office
3 7 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.60%) Office 365
2 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.80%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (31.60%) Firewall
2 61 (24.40%) DNS
2 61 (24.40%) NAS
3 44 (17.60%) DHCP
4 42 (16.80%) LAN
4 42 (16.80%) WAN
5 37 (14.80%) TCP/IP
6 32 (12.80%) VPN
6 32 (12.80%) VLAN
7 20 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
8 19 (7.60%) VoIP
9 18 (7.20%) Unified Communications
10 17 (6.80%) iSCSI
11 16 (6.40%) FTP
12 15 (6.00%) HTTP
13 12 (4.80%) Internet
14 11 (4.40%) SMTP
14 11 (4.40%) SNMP
15 10 (4.00%) IPsec
15 10 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.00%) MySQL
5 8 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.00%) QlikView
7 5 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.80%) DB2
9 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.40%) DTS
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) MSI
1 3 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 35 (14.00%) Finance
2 6 (2.40%) Publishing
3 5 (2.00%) Banking
4 4 (1.60%) Back Office
5 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.20%) Automotive
5 3 (1.20%) Law
6 2 (0.80%) Advertising
6 2 (0.80%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (14.00%) Consultant
2 34 (13.60%) Administrator
2 34 (13.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (12.80%) Support Engineer
4 31 (12.40%) Analyst
5 23 (9.20%) Systems Administrator
6 22 (8.80%) Team Leader
7 20 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 16 (6.40%) Network Engineer
9 14 (5.60%) Microsoft Consultant
9 14 (5.60%) Exchange Consultant
10 10 (4.00%) Support Analyst
10 10 (4.00%) Network Analyst
11 9 (3.60%) Storage Engineer
11 9 (3.60%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (3.60%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 9 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (3.20%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.40%) LAMP
2 10 (4.00%) Web Services
3 9 (3.60%) COM
4 7 (2.80%) .NET
5 5 (2.00%) XML
6 4 (1.60%) Software Packaging
7 3 (1.20%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Streams
8 1 (0.40%) Flash
8 1 (0.40%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.00%) Replication
2 23 (9.20%) Clustering
3 16 (6.40%) CLARiiON
4 9 (3.60%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.20%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (2.80%) Open Source
7 4 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.60%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.20%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.20%) LPAR
8 3 (1.20%) HACMP
9 2 (0.80%) Handset
9 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.80%) Symmetrix DMX
10 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.40%) Celerra
10 1 (0.40%) PDA
10 1 (0.40%) PMI
10 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 172 (68.80%) Windows
2 84 (33.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (26.80%) Linux
4 49 (19.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (11.60%) UNIX
7 23 (9.20%) Solaris
7 23 (9.20%) Windows 7
8 16 (6.40%) Windows XP
9 15 (6.00%) HPUX
10 13 (5.20%) AIX
11 11 (4.40%) SUSE
12 9 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (3.20%) Windows 8
14 7 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (2.00%) SELinux
15 5 (2.00%) CentOS
15 5 (2.00%) Debian
16 3 (1.20%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.00%) ITIL
2 43 (17.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (9.60%) Project Management
4 22 (8.80%) Change Control
5 20 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 18 (7.20%) Migration
7 16 (6.40%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (5.60%) Business Continuity
8 14 (5.60%) Technical Analysis
9 13 (5.20%) Data Protection
9 13 (5.20%) Change Management
10 12 (4.80%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (4.40%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.20%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (2.80%) E-Commerce
14 6 (2.40%) Performance Tuning
15 5 (2.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 62 (24.80%) SQL
2 21 (8.40%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.60%) Perl
4 13 (5.20%) Shell Script
5 11 (4.40%) Bash Shell
5 11 (4.40%) PHP
6 5 (2.00%) Korn
6 5 (2.00%) C
6 5 (2.00%) Java
6 5 (2.00%) Python
7 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.20%) VB
8 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 63 (25.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (20.80%) MCSE
3 37 (14.80%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (14.40%) CCNA
5 35 (14.00%) MCITP
6 34 (13.60%) MCSA
7 22 (8.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (8.40%) Degree
9 17 (6.80%) MCTS
10 9 (3.60%) CCNP
11 6 (2.40%) MCP
12 5 (2.00%) NCDA
12 5 (2.00%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.60%) NCIE
14 3 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
15 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.80%) SNIA Certification
15 2 (0.80%) SCSE
15 2 (0.80%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (46.40%) Active Directory
2 106 (42.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (26.40%) Hyper-V
4 44 (17.60%) vSphere
5 27 (10.80%) XenApp
6 23 (9.20%) XenDesktop
7 22 (8.80%) VMware ESX
8 21 (8.40%) Forefront TMG
9 17 (6.80%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (5.20%) XenServer
11 8 (3.20%) VMware Server
12 7 (2.80%) Terminal Server
12 7 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (2.40%) ISA Server
13 6 (2.40%) IAG
13 6 (2.40%) UAG
14 5 (2.00%) Varnish
14 5 (2.00%) Postfix
14 5 (2.00%) Sendmail
14 5 (2.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (9.20%) Backup Exec
2 22 (8.80%) SCCM
3 17 (6.80%) WSUS
4 16 (6.40%) SCOM
4 16 (6.40%) NetBackup
5 9 (3.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.40%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.40%) Cacti
6 6 (2.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (2.00%) XenMobile
7 5 (2.00%) Nagios
8 4 (1.60%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.20%) YUM
9 3 (1.20%) Legato
9 3 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.20%) Foglight
9 3 (1.20%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.40%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 178 (71.20%) VMware
2 124 (49.60%) Microsoft
3 100 (40.00%) NetApp
4 95 (38.00%) Cisco
5 86 (34.40%) HP
5 86 (34.40%) Citrix
6 51 (20.40%) EMC
7 34 (13.60%) Symantec
8 31 (12.40%) IBM
8 31 (12.40%) Dell
9 26 (10.40%) Oracle
10 16 (6.40%) Sun
11 13 (5.20%) SonicWALL
11 13 (5.20%) CheckPoint
12 12 (4.80%) Red Hat
12 12 (4.80%) CommVault
13 11 (4.40%) WatchGuard
13 11 (4.40%) Fujitsu
14 9 (3.60%) Juniper
14 9 (3.60%) StorageTek
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