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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 123 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 114 149 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.97% 2.74% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.85% 17.59% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 108 142 138
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
887 847 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.36% 15.59% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 794 721 774
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 1 July 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 -7 60 £36,250 - 6
Staffordshire +23 17 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Coventry -18 15 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Shropshire -5 12 £45,750 +22.00%
Warwickshire -39 5 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Herefordshire - 5 £48,125 -
Walsall +3 4 £30,000 -14.28%
Wolverhampton +10 2 £33,750 -3.57%
Dudley +3 2 £33,750 -3.57%
Halesowen - 2 £29,500 -
Worcestershire -23 1 £30,500 -18.66%
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 161 (74.54%) VMware
2 142 (65.74%) Windows
3 110 (50.93%) Active Directory
4 93 (43.06%) MS Exchange
5 91 (42.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 81 (37.50%) Firewall
8 79 (36.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 77 (35.65%) Citrix
10 75 (34.72%) Microsoft
11 65 (30.09%) DNS
11 65 (30.09%) Cisco
12 64 (29.63%) Hyper-V
13 51 (23.61%) Data Centre
13 51 (23.61%) TCP/IP
14 50 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 49 (22.69%) NetApp
16 47 (21.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 47 (21.76%) Exchange Server 2010
17 45 (20.83%) HP
18 44 (20.37%) SQL
19 43 (19.91%) ITIL
19 43 (19.91%) Linux
20 42 (19.44%) DHCP
21 39 (18.06%) SQL Server
22 35 (16.20%) MS Excel
23 34 (15.74%) MCSE
23 34 (15.74%) Dell
23 34 (15.74%) NAS
24 33 (15.28%) vSphere

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 93 (43.06%) MS Exchange
2 47 (21.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (7.41%) IIS
6 15 (6.94%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.70%) Lync
8 7 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.78%) Apache
10 4 (1.85%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.46%) CMS
12 1 (0.46%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (16.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.09%) Office 365
2 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) PaaS
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (37.50%) Firewall
2 65 (30.09%) DNS
3 51 (23.61%) TCP/IP
4 42 (19.44%) DHCP
5 34 (15.74%) NAS
6 25 (11.57%) VLAN
6 25 (11.57%) VPN
7 22 (10.19%) WAN
8 19 (8.80%) LAN
9 15 (6.94%) IPsec
10 14 (6.48%) IPv4
11 12 (5.56%) VoIP
12 10 (4.63%) NetScaler
13 8 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (3.24%) Wireless
14 7 (3.24%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (2.31%) Wireshark
15 5 (2.31%) iSCSI
15 5 (2.31%) DDNS
15 5 (2.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.17%) MySQL
5 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) RequisitePro
2 2 (0.93%) Toad
3 1 (0.46%) Hudson
General
1 25 (11.57%) Finance
2 3 (1.39%) Advertising
2 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.46%) Games
4 1 (0.46%) Retail
4 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.46%) Marketing
4 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.46%) Automotive
4 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 31 (14.35%) Support Engineer
4 30 (13.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 25 (11.57%) Consultant
6 24 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 22 (10.19%) Administrator
8 21 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
9 20 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (7.87%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 17 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (5.09%) IT Support
12 10 (4.63%) Technical Engineer
12 10 (4.63%) Network Engineer
13 9 (4.17%) Analyst
14 8 (3.70%) IT Consultant
14 8 (3.70%) Architect
15 7 (3.24%) Technical Architect
15 7 (3.24%) Senior Consultant
15 7 (3.24%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.31%) Web Services
2 4 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (23.61%) Data Centre
2 27 (12.50%) Clustering
3 15 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.02%) HP StoreVirtual
5 9 (4.17%) EqualLogic
6 8 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.24%) Fat Client
7 7 (3.24%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.78%) Replication
9 5 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.39%) iSeries
10 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.93%) LPAR
11 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.93%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.93%) FMCG
11 2 (0.93%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 142 (65.74%) Windows
2 91 (42.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (19.91%) Linux
6 28 (12.96%) UNIX
7 17 (7.87%) Windows 8
8 14 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (5.56%) Windows 7
10 10 (4.63%) Windows 2000
11 8 (3.70%) Ubuntu
12 7 (3.24%) AIX
13 3 (1.39%) HPUX
13 3 (1.39%) Solaris
13 3 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.91%) ITIL
2 16 (7.41%) Project Management
3 15 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (6.48%) Software Delivery
5 13 (6.02%) Mentoring
6 10 (4.63%) PRINCE2
7 7 (3.24%) Service Delivery
7 7 (3.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (3.24%) Load Balancing
7 7 (3.24%) Server Building
7 7 (3.24%) Line Management
7 7 (3.24%) SDLC
7 7 (3.24%) Transition Management
8 6 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (2.31%) Database Mirroring
9 5 (2.31%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (2.31%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (2.31%) Risk Management
9 5 (2.31%) Migration
9 5 (2.31%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.37%) SQL
2 15 (6.94%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.31%) PHP
4 3 (1.39%) C
5 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.93%) VB
6 1 (0.46%) VBA
6 1 (0.46%) Python
6 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.46%) Perl
6 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (21.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (15.74%) MCSE
3 26 (12.04%) MCSA
4 21 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (9.72%) MCITP
5 20 (9.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (7.87%) CCNA
7 15 (6.94%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (5.56%) CCNP
9 9 (4.17%) CCA
9 9 (4.17%) Degree
10 7 (3.24%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.31%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.85%) MCP
12 4 (1.85%) NCIE
13 2 (0.93%) HP ASE
13 2 (0.93%) HP MASE
13 2 (0.93%) NCDA
13 2 (0.93%) EMC Certification
14 1 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (50.93%) Active Directory
2 79 (36.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (29.63%) Hyper-V
4 33 (15.28%) vSphere
5 26 (12.04%) XenApp
6 19 (8.80%) Terminal Services
6 19 (8.80%) VMware ESX
7 14 (6.48%) Forefront TMG
7 14 (6.48%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.78%) VMware Server
9 5 (2.31%) XenServer
10 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.46%) NFS
12 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (9.72%) SCCM
2 14 (6.48%) NetBackup
3 12 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (5.09%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.78%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (2.78%) SCOM
6 5 (2.31%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.93%) Foglight
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.46%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.46%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.46%) WSUS
8 1 (0.46%) Nagios
8 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 161 (74.54%) VMware
2 77 (35.65%) Citrix
3 75 (34.72%) Microsoft
4 65 (30.09%) Cisco
5 49 (22.69%) NetApp
6 45 (20.83%) HP
7 34 (15.74%) Dell
8 27 (12.50%) SonicWALL
9 24 (11.11%) Symantec
10 21 (9.72%) EMC
11 16 (7.41%) Oracle
11 16 (7.41%) CheckPoint
12 15 (6.94%) IBM
12 15 (6.94%) Red Hat
13 14 (6.48%) Veeam
14 11 (5.09%) Sophos
15 8 (3.70%) Kaspersky
15 8 (3.70%) AVG
16 4 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
16 4 (1.85%) Red Gate
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £32,000 - £35,000
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