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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 113 121 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -39
Permanent jobs citing SAN 111 94 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.97% 1.75% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.76% 10.46% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 100 86 145
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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
870 899 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.45% 16.75% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 779 729 778
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,937
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 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 28 August 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 +31 54 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Coventry -7 15 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Warwickshire +11 11 £37,500 -
Staffordshire -4 8 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Solihull +5 7 £32,500 -13.33%
Herefordshire +7 6 £46,250 +15.62%
Walsall - 4 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -6 3 £37,500 +5.63% 2
Shropshire -7 3 £31,500 -28.00%
Wolverhampton -10 2 £40,000 +26.98%
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 142 (67.94%) VMware
2 139 (66.51%) Windows
3 107 (51.20%) Active Directory
4 88 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (40.67%) MS Exchange
6 75 (35.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 75 (35.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (33.49%) Cisco
7 70 (33.49%) Microsoft
7 70 (33.49%) Firewall
8 69 (33.01%) Citrix
9 66 (31.58%) Hyper-V
10 61 (29.19%) NetApp
11 51 (24.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 51 (24.40%) HP
12 49 (23.44%) DNS
13 45 (21.53%) DHCP
14 41 (19.62%) SQL
15 40 (19.14%) Microsoft Certification
16 39 (18.66%) ITIL
17 38 (18.18%) Dell
18 37 (17.70%) TCP/IP
19 36 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2003
19 36 (17.22%) Data Centre
20 35 (16.75%) Linux
21 34 (16.27%) MS Excel
21 34 (16.27%) SonicWALL
21 34 (16.27%) vSphere
22 31 (14.83%) Exchange Server 2013
23 30 (14.35%) XenApp

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 85 (40.67%) MS Exchange
2 36 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 31 (14.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (6.22%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.31%) Lync
7 6 (2.87%) IIS
8 4 (1.91%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.44%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.48%) Apache
11 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (16.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.91%) MS Office
3 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.26%) Office 365
2 2 (0.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (33.49%) Firewall
2 49 (23.44%) DNS
3 45 (21.53%) DHCP
4 37 (17.70%) TCP/IP
5 30 (14.35%) WAN
6 26 (12.44%) VLAN
7 25 (11.96%) LAN
8 21 (10.05%) IPsec
9 20 (9.57%) VPN
9 20 (9.57%) IPv4
10 19 (9.09%) NAS
11 17 (8.13%) VoIP
12 10 (4.78%) NetScaler
13 6 (2.87%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.87%) Internet
13 6 (2.87%) MPLS
14 5 (2.39%) Wireless
15 4 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (1.91%) iSCSI
15 4 (1.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.44%) MySQL
7 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.48%) OLTP
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) MSI
1 2 (0.96%) Hudson
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.48%) Toad
General
1 29 (13.88%) Finance
2 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.44%) Advertising
3 1 (0.48%) Retail
3 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.48%) Local Government
3 1 (0.48%) Marketing
3 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.48%) Automotive
3 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (15.31%) Project Manager
2 30 (14.35%) Support Engineer
2 30 (14.35%) Infrastructure Manager
3 29 (13.88%) Consultant
4 25 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (11.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 22 (10.53%) Administrator
7 21 (10.05%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (8.13%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (6.22%) Analyst
9 13 (6.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 10 (4.78%) Network Engineer
11 9 (4.31%) Senior Manager
11 9 (4.31%) Installations Engineer
12 8 (3.83%) Server Engineer
13 7 (3.35%) Network Administrator
13 7 (3.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 7 (3.35%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (3.35%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.39%) Middleware
2 1 (0.48%) COM
2 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.22%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.57%) HP StoreVirtual
3 11 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 11 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.78%) EqualLogic
5 9 (4.31%) Clustering
6 7 (3.35%) Replication
7 5 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.44%) FMCG
8 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.96%) EPoS
9 2 (0.96%) iSeries
9 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.48%) LPAR
10 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 139 (66.51%) Windows
2 88 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 75 (35.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (24.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (16.75%) Linux
6 29 (13.88%) UNIX
7 14 (6.70%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.78%) Windows 2000
9 9 (4.31%) Solaris
10 7 (3.35%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.44%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.96%) AIX
13 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.48%) HPUX
14 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.66%) ITIL
2 22 (10.53%) Project Management
3 17 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (6.70%) PRINCE2
5 12 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (5.74%) Mentoring
6 10 (4.78%) SDLC
7 9 (4.31%) Software Delivery
7 9 (4.31%) Transition Management
8 7 (3.35%) Business Continuity
8 7 (3.35%) Migration
9 5 (2.39%) SOA
9 5 (2.39%) Load Balancing
9 5 (2.39%) Information Security
9 5 (2.39%) Programme Management
10 4 (1.91%) Time Management
10 4 (1.91%) Data Management
10 4 (1.91%) Network Design
10 4 (1.91%) Validation
10 4 (1.91%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.62%) SQL
2 15 (7.18%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.39%) PHP
3 5 (2.39%) C
4 4 (1.91%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.96%) VB
6 1 (0.48%) VBA
6 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.48%) Korn
6 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (19.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (13.88%) MCSE
2 29 (13.88%) MCSA
3 20 (9.57%) MCITP
4 19 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (8.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (7.66%) CCNA
7 11 (5.26%) CCNP
8 10 (4.78%) Degree
9 6 (2.87%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.39%) MCP
11 4 (1.91%) CCA
11 4 (1.91%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.44%) CSSLP
12 3 (1.44%) CISSP
12 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.44%) CISM
13 2 (0.96%) NCDA
13 2 (0.96%) NCIE
14 1 (0.48%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 107 (51.20%) Active Directory
2 75 (35.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (31.58%) Hyper-V
4 34 (16.27%) vSphere
5 30 (14.35%) XenApp
6 21 (10.05%) Forefront TMG
7 19 (9.09%) Terminal Services
8 18 (8.61%) XenDesktop
9 15 (7.18%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.39%) XenServer
10 5 (2.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.44%) Xen
12 2 (0.96%) NFS
12 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.48%) UAG
13 1 (0.48%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 20 (9.57%) SCCM
2 14 (6.70%) Backup Exec
3 12 (5.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.87%) SCOM
6 5 (2.39%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (2.39%) ARCserve
7 4 (1.91%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.44%) Legato
8 3 (1.44%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.96%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.96%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.96%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.96%) WSUS
10 1 (0.48%) Foglight
10 1 (0.48%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 142 (67.94%) VMware
2 70 (33.49%) Cisco
2 70 (33.49%) Microsoft
3 69 (33.01%) Citrix
4 61 (29.19%) NetApp
5 51 (24.40%) HP
6 38 (18.18%) Dell
7 34 (16.27%) SonicWALL
8 25 (11.96%) Oracle
9 23 (11.00%) CheckPoint
10 22 (10.53%) Symantec
11 15 (7.18%) Veeam
12 11 (5.26%) Sophos
13 9 (4.31%) EMC
14 8 (3.83%) Red Hat
14 8 (3.83%) Kaspersky
14 8 (3.83%) AVG
15 6 (2.87%) IBM
16 5 (2.39%) CommVault
16 5 (2.39%) Veritas
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