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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
England / West Midlands
Rank 165 125 101
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -24
Permanent jobs citing SAN 51 94 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 1.80% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.39% 12.57% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40 87 122
Median salary £42,250 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,575 £26,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
798 748 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.39% 14.31% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 645 645 707
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -7 22 £42,000 +5.66%
Coventry +1 9 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Shropshire -4 7 £35,000 -14.63%
West Bromwich +15 5 £52,500 +41.89%
Worcestershire -14 2 £34,375 -47.11%
Herefordshire -27 2 £35,500 +31.48% 2
Warwickshire +14 1 £32,500 -21.68% 1
Solihull -6 1 - -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 103 (82.40%) Windows
2 93 (74.40%) VMware
3 76 (60.80%) Active Directory
3 76 (60.80%) Windows Server
4 58 (46.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 53 (42.40%) Firewall
6 51 (40.80%) Cisco
7 50 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 46 (36.80%) MS Exchange
9 43 (34.40%) Hyper-V
10 42 (33.60%) Linux
10 42 (33.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (31.20%) LAN
12 37 (29.60%) WAN
12 37 (29.60%) DNS
13 36 (28.80%) SQL Server
14 35 (28.00%) NetApp
15 34 (27.20%) DHCP
16 33 (26.40%) HP
16 33 (26.40%) Citrix
17 31 (24.80%) Windows Server 2008
18 30 (24.00%) VLAN
18 30 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 29 (23.20%) IBM
19 29 (23.20%) MS Excel
20 28 (22.40%) ITIL
21 26 (20.80%) MCSE
22 25 (20.00%) TCP/IP
22 25 (20.00%) vSphere
23 24 (19.20%) VPN

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 46 (36.80%) MS Exchange
2 23 (18.40%) IIS
3 15 (12.00%) Apache
4 12 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (8.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.80%) IBM Notes
8 4 (3.20%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.60%) CMS
9 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (23.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.00%) Office 365
2 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.80%) SaaS
4 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.00%) IaaS
5 2 (1.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (42.40%) Firewall
2 39 (31.20%) LAN
3 37 (29.60%) DNS
3 37 (29.60%) WAN
4 34 (27.20%) DHCP
5 30 (24.00%) VLAN
6 25 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 24 (19.20%) VPN
8 18 (14.40%) NAS
9 17 (13.60%) Network Security
10 15 (12.00%) Remote Desktop
11 12 (9.60%) IPv4
12 10 (8.00%) SSL
12 10 (8.00%) VoIP
13 9 (7.20%) HTTP
13 9 (7.20%) ICMP
13 9 (7.20%) SMTP
13 9 (7.20%) Telnet
13 9 (7.20%) Wireless
14 8 (6.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.20%) MySQL
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (10.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Retail
3 6 (4.80%) Legal
4 4 (3.20%) Advertising
4 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (21.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (19.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (15.20%) Support Engineer
5 16 (12.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) Analyst
7 9 (7.20%) Administrator
7 9 (7.20%) Installations Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Network Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (6.40%) Server Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) IT Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.20%) Web Services
2 5 (4.00%) .NET
2 5 (4.00%) XML
3 2 (1.60%) XSLT
4 1 (0.80%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.40%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.40%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.60%) Clustering
4 4 (3.20%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.40%) Statistics
5 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.60%) EPoS
6 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.60%) FMCG
6 2 (1.60%) NHS
6 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.80%) CCTV
7 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 103 (82.40%) Windows
2 76 (60.80%) Windows Server
3 42 (33.60%) Linux
3 42 (33.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (24.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (16.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (12.00%) Unix
7 5 (4.00%) Solaris
8 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.40%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.60%) CentOS
10 2 (1.60%) OpenVMS
10 2 (1.60%) SUSE
11 1 (0.80%) Android
11 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.80%) HPUX
11 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.80%) VyOS
11 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.40%) ITIL
2 17 (13.60%) Project Management
3 12 (9.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (9.60%) Server Virtualisation
4 9 (7.20%) Data Security
5 7 (5.60%) High Availability
6 6 (4.80%) Migration
7 5 (4.00%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.00%) Presales
7 5 (4.00%) Service Management
8 4 (3.20%) Analytics
8 4 (3.20%) Data Analytics
8 4 (3.20%) ERP
8 4 (3.20%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.40%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.40%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.40%) People Management
9 3 (2.40%) Security Patching
9 3 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.20%) SQL
2 14 (11.20%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.20%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.20%) VB
4 3 (2.40%) Java
5 2 (1.60%) Korn
5 2 (1.60%) PHP
5 2 (1.60%) VB6
6 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (20.80%) MCSE
3 21 (16.80%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (14.40%) CCNA
5 15 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (9.60%) MCITP
7 11 (8.80%) MCSA
8 8 (6.40%) Degree
9 5 (4.00%) CCNP
10 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.40%) CCIE
11 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.60%) DBS Check
12 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.80%) CCA
13 1 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.80%) MCP
13 1 (0.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (60.80%) Active Directory
2 58 (46.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (34.40%) Hyper-V
4 25 (20.00%) vSphere
5 12 (9.60%) XenApp
6 9 (7.20%) Forefront TMG
6 9 (7.20%) Terminal Services
7 8 (6.40%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.40%) XenServer
9 2 (1.60%) NFS
9 2 (1.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.60%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.80%) pfSense
10 1 (0.80%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (7.20%) SCOM
1 9 (7.20%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (4.00%) Nagios
3 4 (3.20%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.20%) SCCM
4 2 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.60%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.60%) Opsview
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.60%) Simpana
4 2 (1.60%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.80%) Ansible
5 1 (0.80%) Puppet
5 1 (0.80%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.80%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 93 (74.40%) VMware
2 51 (40.80%) Cisco
3 50 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 35 (28.00%) NetApp
5 33 (26.40%) Citrix
5 33 (26.40%) HP
6 29 (23.20%) IBM
7 17 (13.60%) EMC
8 15 (12.00%) CheckPoint
9 14 (11.20%) Dell
10 13 (10.40%) SonicWALL
11 11 (8.80%) Brocade
11 11 (8.80%) SolarWinds
11 11 (8.80%) Veeam
12 10 (8.00%) Symantec
13 7 (5.60%) CommVault
14 6 (4.80%) Oracle
15 5 (4.00%) Red Hat
16 4 (3.20%) Acronis
17 3 (2.40%) F5
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