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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 78 75 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing SAN 178 159 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.27% 3.20% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.96% 18.55% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 165 143 110
Average salary £36,750 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.97% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,165 £54,000 £55,000
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
892 857 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.38% 17.27% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 787 681 726
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -23 71 £33,000 -30.52% 5
Coventry +17 38 £40,500 -14.73% 1
Shropshire +9 16 £31,500 -5.97% 1
Staffordshire +8 13 £37,000 -32.72% 4
Warwickshire -1 11 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Solihull +2 9 £39,500 -1.25% 2
Worcestershire +6 7 £31,500 -3.07% 2
Halesowen - 5 £29,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -3 1 £34,500 +15.00%
Wolverhampton -11 1 £42,000 +28.95%
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Walsall - 1 £39,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 202 (72.40%) VMware
2 201 (72.04%) Windows
3 149 (53.41%) Active Directory
4 137 (49.10%) Microsoft
5 126 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 121 (43.37%) Citrix
7 119 (42.65%) MS Exchange
8 113 (40.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 102 (36.56%) NetApp
10 88 (31.54%) Cisco
11 86 (30.82%) LAN
11 86 (30.82%) WAN
12 85 (30.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 82 (29.39%) HP
14 78 (27.96%) vSphere
15 72 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
16 69 (24.73%) SQL Server
16 69 (24.73%) Microsoft Certification
17 64 (22.94%) Firewall
18 61 (21.86%) MCSE
18 61 (21.86%) Exchange Server 2010
19 59 (21.15%) Hyper-V
19 59 (21.15%) DNS
19 59 (21.15%) Linux
20 58 (20.79%) MS Excel
21 56 (20.07%) EMC
22 54 (19.35%) ITIL
23 53 (19.00%) SQL
24 52 (18.64%) Finance
25 49 (17.56%) NAS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 119 (42.65%) MS Exchange
2 61 (21.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (12.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (10.75%) IIS
6 24 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (8.60%) SharePoint
7 21 (7.53%) Lync
8 18 (6.45%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.51%) Apache
10 4 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.08%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (20.79%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.02%) Office 365
2 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.72%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) IaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 86 (30.82%) LAN
1 86 (30.82%) WAN
2 64 (22.94%) Firewall
3 59 (21.15%) DNS
4 49 (17.56%) NAS
5 47 (16.85%) VPN
6 46 (16.49%) DHCP
7 41 (14.70%) TCP/IP
8 18 (6.45%) Internet
9 16 (5.73%) VLAN
10 14 (5.02%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (4.66%) iSCSI
11 13 (4.66%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (3.94%) Network Security
13 10 (3.58%) Wireless
13 10 (3.58%) IP Telephony
14 9 (3.23%) Intranet
15 8 (2.87%) DDNS
16 7 (2.51%) VoIP
17 5 (1.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (24.73%) SQL Server
2 45 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (5.38%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.72%) DB2
7 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 52 (18.64%) Finance
2 8 (2.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.43%) Banking
4 2 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.36%) Legal
5 1 (0.36%) Retail
5 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (18.28%) Support Engineer
2 45 (16.13%) Analyst
3 38 (13.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 34 (12.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (12.19%) 3rd Line Support
5 29 (10.39%) Team Leader
6 21 (7.53%) Consultant
7 20 (7.17%) Senior Support Engineer
8 17 (6.09%) Server Engineer
8 17 (6.09%) Architect
8 17 (6.09%) Network Engineer
9 15 (5.38%) Administrator
9 15 (5.38%) Storage Engineer
10 13 (4.66%) UNIX Team Leader
10 13 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (4.66%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (3.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 11 (3.94%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 10 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.58%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.81%) Web Services
2 10 (3.58%) .NET
3 9 (3.23%) XML
4 6 (2.15%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.79%) COM
6 3 (1.08%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.39%) Clustering
2 11 (3.94%) Replication
3 10 (3.58%) EqualLogic
4 8 (2.87%) GIS
5 5 (1.79%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.79%) CLARiiON
5 5 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.72%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.72%) Handset
8 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.36%) HACMP
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.36%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.36%) iSeries
8 1 (0.36%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 201 (72.04%) Windows
2 126 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (30.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 72 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 59 (21.15%) Linux
6 38 (13.62%) UNIX
7 32 (11.47%) Solaris
8 17 (6.09%) Windows 7
9 12 (4.30%) Windows XP
10 10 (3.58%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.87%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (2.15%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.15%) Windows Vista
12 6 (2.15%) AIX
13 5 (1.79%) VMS
14 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.72%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.72%) CentOS
15 2 (0.72%) HPUX
16 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.35%) ITIL
2 35 (12.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (7.53%) Network Monitoring
4 19 (6.81%) Load Balancing
5 17 (6.09%) Capacity Planning
6 16 (5.73%) Business Continuity
7 12 (4.30%) Change Control
8 9 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (3.23%) Migration
8 9 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 9 (3.23%) Incident Management
9 8 (2.87%) Performance Management
9 8 (2.87%) TOGAF
9 8 (2.87%) PRINCE
9 8 (2.87%) People Management
10 7 (2.51%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (2.51%) E-Commerce
10 7 (2.51%) Change Management
11 6 (2.15%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.00%) SQL
2 18 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.02%) Shell Script
4 12 (4.30%) C
5 9 (3.23%) Korn
6 4 (1.43%) Java
6 4 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.72%) Perl
7 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.72%) VBScript
7 2 (0.72%) VB
8 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (24.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (21.86%) MCSE
3 46 (16.49%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (13.26%) MCSA
4 37 (13.26%) CCNA
5 30 (10.75%) MCITP
6 23 (8.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (7.89%) CCNP
8 15 (5.38%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (5.38%) Degree
9 12 (4.30%) CCA
10 10 (3.58%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.15%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.79%) ISEB
13 4 (1.43%) MCTS
14 3 (1.08%) CISM
14 3 (1.08%) CISSP
14 3 (1.08%) CSSLP
15 2 (0.72%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.09%) SLA
2 7 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 149 (53.41%) Active Directory
2 113 (40.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (27.96%) vSphere
4 59 (21.15%) Hyper-V
5 41 (14.70%) XenApp
6 13 (4.66%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (4.30%) VMware ESX
8 11 (3.94%) vCloud
9 10 (3.58%) XenServer
10 8 (2.87%) XenDesktop
11 6 (2.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 6 (2.15%) Terminal Services
11 6 (2.15%) NFS
12 5 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.43%) Terminal Server
13 4 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (1.08%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.36%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 20 (7.17%) Backup Exec
2 16 (5.73%) SCCM
3 10 (3.58%) SCOM
4 9 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 8 (2.87%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (2.51%) Nagios
7 6 (2.15%) SCDPM
8 5 (1.79%) MAILsweeper
9 4 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.43%) WSUS
10 2 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.72%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.72%) SCSM
10 2 (0.72%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Intune
11 1 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.36%) Cacti
Vendors
1 202 (72.40%) VMware
2 137 (49.10%) Microsoft
3 121 (43.37%) Citrix
4 102 (36.56%) NetApp
5 88 (31.54%) Cisco
6 82 (29.39%) HP
7 56 (20.07%) EMC
8 28 (10.04%) Oracle
9 27 (9.68%) Dell
10 24 (8.60%) IBM
11 22 (7.89%) CommVault
11 22 (7.89%) Juniper
12 20 (7.17%) Symantec
13 14 (5.02%) Netezza
14 13 (4.66%) SonicWALL
15 12 (4.30%) Brocade
15 12 (4.30%) CheckPoint
16 11 (3.94%) Red Hat
17 10 (3.58%) Veritas
18 8 (2.87%) Avaya
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance & bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum £21k basic + pension + healthcare+ f
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35k-40k base plus Pension + bonus +
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Bens and package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Company Car + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Kidderminster
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago