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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 125 117 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -43
Permanent jobs citing SAN 106 100 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.81% 1.85% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.80% 11.19% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 100 94 160
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
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
898 894 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.33% 16.56% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 808 732 799
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,350
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 31 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 31 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 +6 59 £38,750 +10.71% 7
Coventry -12 12 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Staffordshire +9 10 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Warwickshire -15 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Shropshire -4 7 £31,500 -10.00%
Herefordshire - 7 £46,250 -
Walsall - 5 £32,500 -
Wolverhampton -4 3 £40,000 +26.98%
Dudley - 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -10 2 £34,000 -9.33% 2
Halesowen - 2 £29,500 - 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 152 (72.38%) VMware
2 142 (67.62%) Windows
3 110 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 93 (44.29%) MS Exchange
5 90 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 85 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 80 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 79 (37.62%) Citrix
9 75 (35.71%) Microsoft
10 71 (33.81%) Firewall
11 66 (31.43%) Hyper-V
12 64 (30.48%) Cisco
13 60 (28.57%) DNS
14 53 (25.24%) NetApp
15 51 (24.29%) HP
16 49 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
17 48 (22.86%) TCP/IP
18 47 (22.38%) DHCP
19 45 (21.43%) Data Centre
20 41 (19.52%) Dell
20 41 (19.52%) ITIL
20 41 (19.52%) Linux
20 41 (19.52%) Microsoft Certification
21 40 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
22 37 (17.62%) vSphere
22 37 (17.62%) Exchange Server 2003
23 36 (17.14%) MS Excel
23 36 (17.14%) SQL
24 35 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
25 34 (16.19%) SQL Server

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (44.29%) MS Exchange
2 40 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (17.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 35 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.24%) IIS
7 7 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.33%) Lync
8 4 (1.90%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.43%) Apache
9 3 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 36 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Magento
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.43%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) PaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (33.81%) Firewall
2 60 (28.57%) DNS
3 48 (22.86%) TCP/IP
4 47 (22.38%) DHCP
5 27 (12.86%) NAS
6 25 (11.90%) VLAN
7 22 (10.48%) WAN
8 20 (9.52%) VPN
9 18 (8.57%) IPv4
10 17 (8.10%) LAN
10 17 (8.10%) IPsec
11 14 (6.67%) VoIP
12 10 (4.76%) NetScaler
13 7 (3.33%) Wireless
14 6 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (2.38%) iSCSI
15 5 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (1.90%) Internet
16 4 (1.90%) MPLS
16 4 (1.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.33%) MySQL
5 6 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Toad
2 2 (0.95%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.48%) Hudson
General
1 22 (10.48%) Finance
2 3 (1.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (0.48%) Games
3 1 (0.48%) Retail
3 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.48%) Marketing
3 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.48%) Automotive
3 1 (0.48%) Legal
3 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (16.19%) Project Manager
2 32 (15.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (15.24%) Infrastructure Manager
3 30 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 29 (13.81%) Consultant
5 25 (11.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 24 (11.43%) Administrator
7 23 (10.95%) Systems Administrator
8 19 (9.05%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 11 (5.24%) IT Support
12 9 (4.29%) Analyst
13 8 (3.81%) IT Consultant
13 8 (3.81%) Senior Consultant
13 8 (3.81%) Senior Manager
13 8 (3.81%) Network Engineer
13 8 (3.81%) Technical Engineer
14 7 (3.33%) Network Administrator
14 7 (3.33%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.90%) Middleware
2 2 (0.95%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.52%) Clustering
3 16 (7.62%) HP StoreVirtual
4 11 (5.24%) EqualLogic
4 11 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.29%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.29%) Fat Client
6 7 (3.33%) Replication
7 6 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.43%) FMCG
8 3 (1.43%) iSeries
8 3 (1.43%) LPAR
8 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.48%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 142 (67.62%) Windows
2 90 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 85 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (19.52%) Linux
6 28 (13.33%) UNIX
7 15 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 14 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 11 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.76%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.86%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.38%) AIX
13 3 (1.43%) HPUX
13 3 (1.43%) Solaris
13 3 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.52%) ITIL
2 18 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (8.10%) Project Management
4 12 (5.71%) Mentoring
4 12 (5.71%) Software Delivery
5 11 (5.24%) PRINCE2
6 7 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 7 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (3.33%) Server Building
6 7 (3.33%) SDLC
6 7 (3.33%) Transition Management
6 7 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (3.33%) Line Management
7 6 (2.86%) Migration
8 5 (2.38%) Load Balancing
9 4 (1.90%) Time Management
9 4 (1.90%) Programme Management
9 4 (1.90%) Data Management
9 4 (1.90%) Supplier Management
9 4 (1.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.14%) SQL
2 16 (7.62%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.86%) PHP
4 3 (1.43%) C
4 3 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.95%) VB
6 1 (0.48%) VBA
6 1 (0.48%) Python
6 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.48%) Perl
6 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (19.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (14.29%) MCSE
3 25 (11.90%) MCSA
4 23 (10.95%) MCITP
5 19 (9.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (5.24%) CCNA
8 10 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (3.81%) CCNP
10 7 (3.33%) Degree
11 6 (2.86%) CCA
11 6 (2.86%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.90%) MCP
12 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.43%) NCIE
14 2 (0.95%) NCDA
15 1 (0.48%) HP ASE
15 1 (0.48%) HP MASE
15 1 (0.48%) CCAA
15 1 (0.48%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 110 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 80 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (31.43%) Hyper-V
4 37 (17.62%) vSphere
5 29 (13.81%) XenApp
6 20 (9.52%) Terminal Services
7 19 (9.05%) VMware ESX
8 17 (8.10%) Forefront TMG
9 16 (7.62%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.86%) XenServer
11 4 (1.90%) Xen
11 4 (1.90%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.48%) NFS
13 1 (0.48%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 23 (10.95%) SCCM
2 14 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 13 (6.19%) NetBackup
4 12 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.86%) SCOM
6 5 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.43%) Foglight
7 3 (1.43%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.95%) WSUS
8 2 (0.95%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.48%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.48%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 152 (72.38%) VMware
2 79 (37.62%) Citrix
3 75 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 64 (30.48%) Cisco
5 53 (25.24%) NetApp
6 51 (24.29%) HP
7 41 (19.52%) Dell
8 30 (14.29%) SonicWALL
9 24 (11.43%) Symantec
10 19 (9.05%) CheckPoint
11 16 (7.62%) EMC
11 16 (7.62%) Oracle
11 16 (7.62%) Red Hat
12 15 (7.14%) Veeam
13 13 (6.19%) IBM
14 10 (4.76%) Sophos
15 8 (3.81%) Kaspersky
15 8 (3.81%) AVG
16 5 (2.38%) 3PAR
17 4 (1.90%) Red Gate
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £35k - 48k per year + car allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum SALARY:£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago