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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 136 107 89
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -18
Permanent jobs citing SAN 97 113 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 2.23% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.87% 14.43% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 84 109 108
Average salary £40,750 £36,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.64% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -4.70%
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
817 783 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.35% 15.47% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 689 695 603
Average salary £42,500 £35,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.14% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -14 31 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Coventry +6 27 £40,500 +15.71% 6
Staffordshire -5 9 £34,000 -20.00% 4
Dudley - 5 £25,000 -
Wolverhampton +4 4 £52,500 +61.53%
Shropshire -6 4 £41,000 +26.15% 1
Warwickshire -21 4 £41,500 +7.09%
Herefordshire +7 1 £27,000 -
Halesowen +1 1 £30,000 -10.44%
Worcestershire -10 1 £65,000 +106.34% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 135 (61.64%) Windows
2 110 (50.23%) VMware
3 92 (42.01%) Windows Server
4 90 (41.10%) Microsoft
5 85 (38.81%) Cisco
6 84 (38.36%) Firewall
7 76 (34.70%) Active Directory
8 65 (29.68%) NetApp
9 64 (29.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 57 (26.03%) Citrix
11 54 (24.66%) MS Exchange
12 53 (24.20%) Linux
13 52 (23.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 52 (23.74%) Hyper-V
14 49 (22.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 48 (21.92%) Unix
16 44 (20.09%) LAN
16 44 (20.09%) Data Centre
17 40 (18.26%) SQL
17 40 (18.26%) Microsoft Certification
18 38 (17.35%) SQL Server
18 38 (17.35%) WAN
19 37 (16.89%) HP
19 37 (16.89%) Finance
20 35 (15.98%) MS Excel
20 35 (15.98%) Cisco Certification
20 35 (15.98%) vSphere
21 34 (15.53%) ITIL
22 33 (15.07%) Oracle
22 33 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 54 (24.66%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.65%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.74%) IIS
7 4 (1.83%) Apache
8 3 (1.37%) JBoss
8 3 (1.37%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.37%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.37%) WordPress
9 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.91%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (4.11%) Mimecast
3 7 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.74%) Office 365
5 5 (2.28%) IaaS
5 5 (2.28%) SaaS
6 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 84 (38.36%) Firewall
2 44 (20.09%) LAN
3 38 (17.35%) WAN
4 26 (11.87%) DHCP
4 26 (11.87%) DNS
5 23 (10.50%) VPN
6 19 (8.68%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (8.68%) TCP/IP
7 17 (7.76%) Fibre Channel
8 15 (6.85%) Remote Desktop
8 15 (6.85%) VLAN
9 14 (6.39%) VoIP
9 14 (6.39%) WLAN
10 13 (5.94%) MPLS
11 12 (5.48%) IPv4
11 12 (5.48%) Network Security
11 12 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (4.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (4.57%) Wireless
13 9 (4.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.02%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.83%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.83%) MySQL
5 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.37%) SSDT
6 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.46%) DB2
7 1 (0.46%) OLTP
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.46%) Hudson
2 1 (0.46%) MSI
General
1 37 (16.89%) Finance
2 9 (4.11%) Marketing
3 4 (1.83%) Retail
4 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.91%) Local Government
6 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (17.35%) Analyst
2 27 (12.33%) Consultant
3 20 (9.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (8.68%) Administrator
5 18 (8.22%) Infrastructure Manager
6 17 (7.76%) Network Engineer
7 16 (7.31%) Support Engineer
8 15 (6.85%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (6.39%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (6.39%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (5.94%) Project Manager
11 12 (5.48%) Support Analyst
12 11 (5.02%) Architect
12 11 (5.02%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 11 (5.02%) Senior IT Support
13 9 (4.11%) Presales Consultant
14 8 (3.65%) SABSA Security Architect
14 8 (3.65%) Security Architect
14 8 (3.65%) Technical Analyst
14 8 (3.65%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.94%) Middleware
2 4 (1.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.46%) .NET
3 1 (0.46%) COM
3 1 (0.46%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.46%) LAMP
3 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.09%) Data Centre
2 25 (11.42%) Clustering
3 18 (8.22%) HP StoreVirtual
4 11 (5.02%) Private Cloud
4 11 (5.02%) Replication
5 10 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.11%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.20%) Economics
7 7 (3.20%) Fat Client
7 7 (3.20%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.83%) HP Storage
9 4 (1.83%) iSeries
10 3 (1.37%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.37%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.37%) EMC VNXe
10 3 (1.37%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Licensing
10 3 (1.37%) SecurID
10 3 (1.37%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 135 (61.64%) Windows
2 92 (42.01%) Windows Server
3 64 (29.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (24.20%) Linux
5 49 (22.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (21.92%) Unix
7 33 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (11.87%) Solaris
9 14 (6.39%) Windows 7
10 11 (5.02%) Windows 8
11 9 (4.11%) Mac OS X
11 9 (4.11%) MVS
11 9 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (3.20%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.28%) SUSE
14 4 (1.83%) AIX
15 3 (1.37%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.91%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.46%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.53%) ITIL
2 25 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (9.13%) Incident Management
3 20 (9.13%) Service Delivery
4 18 (8.22%) Load Balancing
5 17 (7.76%) Presales
6 16 (7.31%) Service Management
7 15 (6.85%) Information Security
8 13 (5.94%) High Availability
8 13 (5.94%) PRINCE2
9 12 (5.48%) Coaching
9 12 (5.48%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.48%) SOA
10 11 (5.02%) ITSM
11 10 (4.57%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (4.57%) Migration
11 10 (4.57%) Release Management
12 9 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.11%) SDLC
13 8 (3.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.26%) SQL
2 8 (3.65%) C
2 8 (3.65%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.74%) Korn
4 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.46%) Perl
5 1 (0.46%) PHP
5 1 (0.46%) VB
5 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (18.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (15.98%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (10.96%) CCNA
4 22 (10.05%) MCSE
5 20 (9.13%) CCNP
6 16 (7.31%) MCP
6 16 (7.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (6.39%) MCITP
7 14 (6.39%) MCSA
8 13 (5.94%) Degree
9 11 (5.02%) Security Cleared
10 9 (4.11%) SC Cleared
11 8 (3.65%) CISM
11 8 (3.65%) CISSP
11 8 (3.65%) CSSLP
11 8 (3.65%) SANS
12 7 (3.20%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.83%) CCIE
13 4 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.37%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.22%) SLA
2 3 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (34.70%) Active Directory
2 52 (23.74%) Hyper-V
2 52 (23.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (15.98%) vSphere
4 24 (10.96%) XenApp
5 16 (7.31%) Terminal Services
6 15 (6.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 13 (5.94%) XenDesktop
8 12 (5.48%) Forefront TMG
9 10 (4.57%) NFS
10 3 (1.37%) UAG
10 3 (1.37%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.46%) Firmware
12 1 (0.46%) KVM
12 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (7.31%) Oracle ZFS
2 15 (6.85%) SCCM
3 8 (3.65%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.20%) NetBackup
4 7 (3.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (2.74%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.28%) Simpana
7 4 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.83%) Legato
7 4 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.83%) SCOM
8 3 (1.37%) WSUS
9 2 (0.91%) Nagios
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.91%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.91%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.91%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.46%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.46%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 110 (50.23%) VMware
2 90 (41.10%) Microsoft
3 85 (38.81%) Cisco
4 65 (29.68%) NetApp
5 57 (26.03%) Citrix
6 37 (16.89%) HP
7 33 (15.07%) Oracle
8 18 (8.22%) Veritas
9 17 (7.76%) CheckPoint
10 16 (7.31%) Dell
10 16 (7.31%) IBM
11 15 (6.85%) Red Hat
12 12 (5.48%) SonicWALL
13 11 (5.02%) Juniper
14 10 (4.57%) EMC
14 10 (4.57%) SolarWinds
15 9 (4.11%) CommVault
15 9 (4.11%) Veeam
16 8 (3.65%) F5
16 8 (3.65%) Symantec
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
CF Appointments
Salary: £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: c£30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM plc
Salary: £16500 - £19500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Solihull
greywood
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago