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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 157 107 81
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -26
Permanent jobs citing SAN 68 113 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 2.22% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.42% 14.07% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 59 107 164
Median salary £37,500 £41,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +13.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £54,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
916 803 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.80% 15.79% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 723 697 823
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 33 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Coventry -2 11 £47,000 +17.50%
West Bromwich +11 9 £36,000 -2.70%
Herefordshire -5 8 £35,000 -13.58%
Worcestershire -7 3 £32,000 -37.56%
Shropshire -13 2 £26,500 -35.36%
Sutton Coldfield +1 1 £40,000 +3.89%
Solihull -17 1 - -
Staffordshire -20 1 £25,000 -20.63%
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAN.

1 116 (75.82%) Windows
2 103 (67.32%) VMware
3 87 (56.86%) Windows Server
4 83 (54.25%) Active Directory
5 69 (45.10%) Cisco
6 67 (43.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 65 (42.48%) Microsoft
8 64 (41.83%) Firewall
9 53 (34.64%) Hyper-V
10 51 (33.33%) Linux
11 50 (32.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 49 (32.03%) LAN
13 46 (30.07%) WAN
13 46 (30.07%) Citrix
14 44 (28.76%) DHCP
15 43 (28.10%) MS Exchange
16 42 (27.45%) DNS
16 42 (27.45%) IBM
16 42 (27.45%) HP
17 41 (26.80%) SQL Server
18 39 (25.49%) NetApp
19 38 (24.84%) Microsoft Certification
20 35 (22.88%) VLAN
21 34 (22.22%) VPN
22 32 (20.92%) ITIL
22 32 (20.92%) MS Excel
22 32 (20.92%) Cisco Certification
22 32 (20.92%) Windows Server 2008
22 32 (20.92%) vSphere
23 30 (19.61%) MCSE

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (28.10%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.03%) IIS
3 16 (10.46%) Apache
3 16 (10.46%) SharePoint
4 11 (7.19%) IBM Notes
5 10 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (5.88%) IBM Domino
7 8 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.27%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.61%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.31%) CMS
10 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (20.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.46%) Office 365
2 10 (6.54%) IaaS
2 10 (6.54%) SaaS
3 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.96%) PaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 64 (41.83%) Firewall
2 49 (32.03%) LAN
3 46 (30.07%) WAN
4 44 (28.76%) DHCP
5 42 (27.45%) DNS
6 35 (22.88%) VLAN
7 34 (22.22%) VPN
8 28 (18.30%) TCP/IP
9 26 (16.99%) Network Security
10 15 (9.80%) Internet
11 14 (9.15%) NAS
12 12 (7.84%) BGP
12 12 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (7.84%) EIGRP
12 12 (7.84%) IPv4
13 11 (7.19%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (7.19%) Wireless
14 10 (6.54%) SSL
15 9 (5.88%) HTTP
15 9 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.92%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.31%) DB2
6 2 (1.31%) MySQL
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (9.15%) Finance
2 13 (8.50%) Retail
3 11 (7.19%) Legal
4 6 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.61%) Advertising
6 2 (1.31%) Marketing
6 2 (1.31%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 37 (24.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (16.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 25 (16.34%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (12.42%) Support Engineer
5 16 (10.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (9.80%) Analyst
7 13 (8.50%) Network Engineer
8 12 (7.84%) IT Engineer
8 12 (7.84%) Technical Specialist
9 10 (6.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.54%) Server Engineer
10 9 (5.88%) Administrator
10 9 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
10 9 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 9 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
10 9 (5.88%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.88%) Team Leader
10 9 (5.88%) Technical Leader
10 9 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
11 8 (5.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.46%) Web Services
2 10 (6.54%) .NET
3 9 (5.88%) XML
4 5 (3.27%) COM
5 2 (1.31%) LAMP
5 2 (1.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.99%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.23%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.23%) Clustering
5 7 (4.58%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.61%) FMCG
7 3 (1.96%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (1.96%) Statistics
7 3 (1.96%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.31%) CMDB
8 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.31%) EPoS
8 2 (1.31%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.31%) NHS
8 2 (1.31%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 116 (75.82%) Windows
2 87 (56.86%) Windows Server
3 51 (33.33%) Linux
4 50 (32.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (20.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (18.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (11.11%) Unix
8 11 (7.19%) Solaris
9 4 (2.61%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.96%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.31%) AIX
11 2 (1.31%) OpenVMS
11 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.31%) SUSE
12 1 (0.65%) Android
12 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.65%) CentOS
12 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.92%) ITIL
2 18 (11.76%) Project Management
3 15 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (9.15%) Server Virtualisation
5 10 (6.54%) Mentoring
6 9 (5.88%) Data Security
6 9 (5.88%) High Availability
6 9 (5.88%) Line Management
6 9 (5.88%) Migration
7 8 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.58%) Business Continuity
8 7 (4.58%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.58%) Coaching
8 7 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (4.58%) Service Management
9 6 (3.92%) ERP
9 6 (3.92%) Presales
10 5 (3.27%) Analytics
10 5 (3.27%) E-business
10 5 (3.27%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.30%) SQL
2 20 (13.07%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.27%) Korn
4 4 (2.61%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.61%) VB
5 3 (1.96%) Java
5 3 (1.96%) Perl
5 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.31%) PHP
6 2 (1.31%) VB6
7 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (24.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (20.92%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (19.61%) MCSE
4 25 (16.34%) CCNA
5 21 (13.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (11.76%) Degree
7 16 (10.46%) MCITP
8 14 (9.15%) MCSA
9 7 (4.58%) CCIE
10 6 (3.92%) CCNP
10 6 (3.92%) Security Cleared
11 5 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.31%) DBS Check
13 2 (1.31%) ISEB
14 1 (0.65%) CCA
14 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.65%) MCP
14 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (54.25%) Active Directory
2 67 (43.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (34.64%) Hyper-V
4 32 (20.92%) vSphere
5 20 (13.07%) XenApp
6 12 (7.84%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.88%) Terminal Services
8 8 (5.23%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (3.92%) NFS
9 6 (3.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (1.96%) Firmware
10 3 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.96%) XenServer
11 2 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.31%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.31%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.65%) Docker
12 1 (0.65%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (6.54%) SCCM
2 9 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (5.88%) Simpana
2 9 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 8 (5.23%) Oracle ZFS
4 7 (4.58%) SCOM
5 6 (3.92%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (3.92%) MAILsweeper
5 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (3.92%) WSUS
6 4 (2.61%) Nagios
7 3 (1.96%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.31%) Opsview
8 2 (1.31%) Sysprep
8 2 (1.31%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 103 (67.32%) VMware
2 69 (45.10%) Cisco
3 65 (42.48%) Microsoft
4 46 (30.07%) Citrix
5 42 (27.45%) HP
5 42 (27.45%) IBM
6 39 (25.49%) NetApp
7 20 (13.07%) EMC
8 18 (11.76%) CheckPoint
9 13 (8.50%) Oracle
9 13 (8.50%) SonicWALL
10 12 (7.84%) CommVault
10 12 (7.84%) Dell
11 10 (6.54%) Brocade
11 10 (6.54%) Symantec
11 10 (6.54%) Veeam
12 9 (5.88%) Acronis
13 8 (5.23%) Red Hat
13 8 (5.23%) Veritas
14 7 (4.58%) Sun
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