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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 117 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 100 155 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.83% 2.80% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.99% 17.49% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 90 147 120
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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
910 886 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.63% 16.03% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 740 766 670
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -34 36 £36,250 -27.50% 10
Staffordshire -11 15 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Solihull +9 13 £37,500 -40.00% 2
Coventry -15 12 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Worcestershire -3 6 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Shropshire -8 5 £43,750 +32.57%
Warwickshire +11 4 £37,500 - 1
Wolverhampton -3 2 £31,500 -10.00%
West Bromwich +1 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 1 September 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.

1 181 (71.83%) VMware
2 175 (69.44%) Windows
3 124 (49.21%) Microsoft
4 120 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 116 (46.03%) MS Exchange
6 108 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 100 (39.68%) NetApp
8 94 (37.30%) Cisco
9 89 (35.32%) Citrix
10 87 (34.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 86 (34.13%) HP
12 81 (32.14%) Firewall
13 67 (26.59%) Linux
13 67 (26.59%) Hyper-V
14 64 (25.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 63 (25.00%) DNS
15 63 (25.00%) SQL
16 61 (24.21%) NAS
17 60 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
18 55 (21.83%) SQL Server
19 54 (21.43%) ITIL
19 54 (21.43%) MCSE
20 51 (20.24%) EMC
21 50 (19.84%) Windows Server 2003
22 48 (19.05%) vSphere
23 46 (18.25%) DHCP
24 44 (17.46%) LAN
24 44 (17.46%) WAN
24 44 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2013
25 42 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 116 (46.03%) MS Exchange
2 60 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (14.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 36 (14.29%) IIS
6 29 (11.51%) Lync
7 26 (10.32%) SharePoint
8 25 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (6.75%) Tomcat
10 15 (5.95%) Apache
11 14 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (1.98%) Oracle Application Server
14 5 (1.98%) nginx
14 5 (1.98%) Apache Solr
14 5 (1.98%) Moodle
14 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (1.98%) WordPress
15 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.94%) MS Office
3 7 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.54%) Office 365
2 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.79%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (32.14%) Firewall
2 63 (25.00%) DNS
3 61 (24.21%) NAS
4 46 (18.25%) DHCP
5 44 (17.46%) WAN
5 44 (17.46%) LAN
6 41 (16.27%) TCP/IP
7 33 (13.10%) VPN
7 33 (13.10%) VLAN
8 21 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
9 18 (7.14%) Unified Communications
9 18 (7.14%) iSCSI
9 18 (7.14%) VoIP
10 16 (6.35%) FTP
11 15 (5.95%) HTTP
12 12 (4.76%) Internet
13 11 (4.37%) IPsec
13 11 (4.37%) SNMP
13 11 (4.37%) SMTP
14 10 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.97%) MySQL
5 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.98%) QlikView
8 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.79%) DB2
9 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Toad
1 3 (1.19%) MSI
General
1 36 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (2.38%) Publishing
3 5 (1.98%) Banking
4 4 (1.59%) Back Office
5 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.19%) Automotive
5 3 (1.19%) Law
6 2 (0.79%) Local Government
6 2 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (13.89%) Consultant
1 35 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (13.49%) Administrator
3 32 (12.70%) Support Engineer
4 30 (11.90%) Analyst
5 23 (9.13%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (9.13%) Team Leader
6 18 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (6.75%) Network Engineer
8 15 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 14 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
9 14 (5.56%) Exchange Consultant
10 10 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (3.97%) Network Analyst
11 9 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (3.57%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.57%) Storage Engineer
11 9 (3.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 8 (3.17%) Technical Support
12 8 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.37%) Web Services
1 11 (4.37%) LAMP
2 9 (3.57%) COM
3 7 (2.78%) .NET
4 5 (1.98%) XML
5 4 (1.59%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.19%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (0.40%) Flash
7 1 (0.40%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.92%) Replication
2 24 (9.52%) Clustering
3 16 (6.35%) CLARiiON
4 9 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (2.78%) Open Source
7 5 (1.98%) EqualLogic
8 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.19%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.19%) LPAR
9 3 (1.19%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.19%) HACMP
9 3 (1.19%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.79%) Handset
10 2 (0.79%) Symmetrix DMX
11 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.40%) Celerra
11 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.40%) PDA
11 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 175 (69.44%) Windows
2 87 (34.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (26.59%) Linux
4 50 (19.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (11.90%) UNIX
7 25 (9.92%) Solaris
8 23 (9.13%) Windows 7
9 16 (6.35%) Windows XP
10 15 (5.95%) HPUX
11 13 (5.16%) AIX
12 10 (3.97%) SUSE
13 9 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (3.17%) Windows 8
15 7 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (1.98%) CentOS
16 5 (1.98%) Debian
16 5 (1.98%) SELinux
17 3 (1.19%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.43%) ITIL
2 42 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (9.52%) Project Management
4 22 (8.73%) Change Control
5 21 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (7.94%) Load Balancing
7 18 (7.14%) Migration
8 16 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
10 13 (5.16%) Change Management
10 13 (5.16%) Business Continuity
11 12 (4.76%) Data Protection
11 12 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (4.37%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (4.37%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.17%) PRINCE2
14 7 (2.78%) E-Commerce
14 7 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
16 5 (1.98%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 63 (25.00%) SQL
2 22 (8.73%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 14 (5.56%) Perl
4 11 (4.37%) PHP
4 11 (4.37%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.38%) Korn
5 6 (2.38%) C
6 5 (1.98%) Java
6 5 (1.98%) Python
7 4 (1.59%) VB
8 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.40%) VBScript
9 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 64 (25.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (21.43%) MCSE
3 38 (15.08%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (14.68%) CCNA
5 35 (13.89%) MCSA
6 34 (13.49%) MCITP
7 23 (9.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (8.73%) Degree
9 16 (6.35%) MCTS
10 9 (3.57%) CCNP
11 6 (2.38%) MCP
12 5 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.98%) NCDA
13 4 (1.59%) NCIE
14 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.79%) SNIA Certification
15 2 (0.79%) SCSE
15 2 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
15 2 (0.79%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 120 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 108 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (26.59%) Hyper-V
4 48 (19.05%) vSphere
5 30 (11.90%) XenApp
6 24 (9.52%) XenDesktop
7 22 (8.73%) Forefront TMG
7 22 (8.73%) VMware ESX
8 17 (6.75%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (5.16%) XenServer
10 8 (3.17%) VMware Server
11 7 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (2.78%) Terminal Server
12 6 (2.38%) ISA Server
12 6 (2.38%) IAG
12 6 (2.38%) UAG
13 5 (1.98%) Varnish
13 5 (1.98%) NFS
13 5 (1.98%) Postfix
13 5 (1.98%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 24 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 23 (9.13%) SCCM
3 17 (6.75%) SCOM
3 17 (6.75%) NetBackup
3 17 (6.75%) WSUS
4 10 (3.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (2.38%) Cacti
6 5 (1.98%) XenMobile
6 5 (1.98%) Nagios
7 4 (1.59%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.19%) YUM
8 3 (1.19%) Legato
8 3 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.19%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.19%) Foglight
9 1 (0.40%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 181 (71.83%) VMware
2 124 (49.21%) Microsoft
3 100 (39.68%) NetApp
4 94 (37.30%) Cisco
5 89 (35.32%) Citrix
6 86 (34.13%) HP
7 51 (20.24%) EMC
8 36 (14.29%) Symantec
9 33 (13.10%) Dell
10 31 (12.30%) IBM
11 27 (10.71%) Oracle
12 16 (6.35%) Sun
13 15 (5.95%) SonicWALL
14 14 (5.56%) CheckPoint
15 13 (5.16%) CommVault
15 13 (5.16%) Red Hat
16 12 (4.76%) WatchGuard
17 11 (4.37%) Fujitsu
18 9 (3.57%) Juniper
18 9 (3.57%) StorageTek
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £20000 per annum + car
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £30,000 + overtime + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 + Car/Car allowance, on call
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + £400 per month car allowance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + beneftis + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £19k - 21k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: 11 days ago