The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 74 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 145 107 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.92% 2.10% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.28% 12.60% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 137 77 80
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,501 £32,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
752 849 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.17% 16.67% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 644 718 557
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 59 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Coventry +38 30 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Warwickshire +23 20 £40,750 -1.21% 1
Staffordshire -6 10 £51,250 +41.37% 2
Shropshire +3 7 £37,500 -13.29%
Worcestershire +4 5 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Solihull -6 4 £40,750 +1.87%
Walsall - 4 £36,250 -
West Bromwich -1 2 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £28,287 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 192 (69.06%) VMware
2 145 (52.16%) Windows
3 131 (47.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 118 (42.45%) Linux
5 97 (34.89%) Microsoft
6 95 (34.17%) EMC
7 94 (33.81%) NetApp
8 88 (31.65%) Cisco
9 81 (29.14%) Active Directory
9 81 (29.14%) HP
10 76 (27.34%) ITIL
11 66 (23.74%) Citrix
12 64 (23.02%) UNIX
13 63 (22.66%) MS Exchange
14 62 (22.30%) SQL
15 58 (20.86%) Firewall
16 54 (19.42%) SQL Server
17 52 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
18 51 (18.35%) Disaster Recovery
18 51 (18.35%) NAS
19 50 (17.99%) Sun
20 49 (17.63%) WAN
20 49 (17.63%) Solaris
21 48 (17.27%) LAN
21 48 (17.27%) Perl
21 48 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
22 45 (16.19%) Symantec
23 44 (15.83%) Red Hat
24 42 (15.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 41 (14.75%) Finance

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 63 (22.66%) MS Exchange
2 38 (13.67%) SharePoint
3 29 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (9.71%) IIS
5 18 (6.47%) Apache
6 15 (5.40%) Lync
7 13 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (3.96%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.80%) Oracle Application Server
10 5 (1.80%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (1.44%) nginx
11 4 (1.44%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.44%) Moodle
11 4 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.44%) WordPress
12 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.24%) MS Office
3 5 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.60%) Office 365
2 2 (0.72%) IaaS
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (20.86%) Firewall
2 51 (18.35%) NAS
3 49 (17.63%) WAN
4 48 (17.27%) LAN
5 37 (13.31%) DNS
6 29 (10.43%) TCP/IP
6 29 (10.43%) VPN
7 26 (9.35%) DHCP
8 24 (8.63%) VLAN
8 24 (8.63%) Fibre Channel
9 19 (6.83%) HTTP
10 18 (6.47%) FTP
11 17 (6.12%) iSCSI
11 17 (6.12%) Internet
12 14 (5.04%) VoIP
13 13 (4.68%) SMTP
14 11 (3.96%) SNMP
15 10 (3.60%) MPLS
15 10 (3.60%) Wireless
16 9 (3.24%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.68%) Oracle Exadata
3 8 (2.88%) MySQL
4 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.44%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.36%) DB2
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.36%) DTS
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.08%) Toad
1 3 (1.08%) MSI
2 2 (0.72%) WinDbg
General
1 41 (14.75%) Finance
2 18 (6.47%) Banking
3 15 (5.40%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.68%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.80%) Automotive
5 5 (1.80%) Publishing
6 3 (1.08%) Games
6 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.08%) Advertising
7 2 (0.72%) Law
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (15.47%) Administrator
2 42 (15.11%) Consultant
3 30 (10.79%) Analyst
3 30 (10.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (10.07%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (8.27%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 21 (7.55%) Support Engineer
7 20 (7.19%) Storage Engineer
8 16 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (5.04%) Team Leader
10 12 (4.32%) UNIX Administrator
11 11 (3.96%) UNIX Specialist
11 11 (3.96%) Support Analyst
11 11 (3.96%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.60%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (3.60%) Storage Consultant
12 10 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (3.60%) Data Centre Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.24%) .NET
1 9 (3.24%) LAMP
2 7 (2.52%) COM
3 6 (2.16%) Web Services
4 5 (1.80%) XML
5 3 (1.08%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.72%) Flash
7 1 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.71%) Clustering
2 26 (9.35%) Symmetrix DMX
3 25 (8.99%) Replication
3 25 (8.99%) CLARiiON
4 13 (4.68%) Wiki
4 13 (4.68%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.16%) Open Source
7 4 (1.44%) EMC Centera
7 4 (1.44%) HACMP
7 4 (1.44%) Celerra
7 4 (1.44%) Statistics
7 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.08%) LPAR
8 3 (1.08%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.08%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.72%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.36%) PMI
10 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 145 (52.16%) Windows
2 118 (42.45%) Linux
3 64 (23.02%) UNIX
4 49 (17.63%) Solaris
5 48 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (15.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (14.75%) AIX
8 37 (13.31%) SUSE
9 29 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (6.12%) HPUX
12 9 (3.24%) Windows 7
13 8 (2.88%) CentOS
14 7 (2.52%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.44%) Debian
15 4 (1.44%) SELinux
16 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.72%) Fedora
17 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (27.34%) ITIL
2 51 (18.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (8.27%) RDF
4 20 (7.19%) Capacity Management
5 19 (6.83%) Capacity Planning
5 19 (6.83%) Service Delivery
6 17 (6.12%) Change Management
6 17 (6.12%) Project Management
7 15 (5.40%) Business Continuity
7 15 (5.40%) Change Control
8 14 (5.04%) Business Development
8 14 (5.04%) Load Balancing
9 13 (4.68%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (3.96%) Data Protection
10 11 (3.96%) Workflow
11 10 (3.60%) Migration
11 10 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (3.60%) Problem Management
12 9 (3.24%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 62 (22.30%) SQL
2 48 (17.27%) Perl
3 30 (10.79%) Shell Script
4 20 (7.19%) Korn
5 18 (6.47%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.04%) Python
7 12 (4.32%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.88%) VBScript
8 8 (2.88%) PHP
8 8 (2.88%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.16%) C
10 5 (1.80%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.44%) Java
12 2 (0.72%) Ruby
13 1 (0.36%) VB
13 1 (0.36%) XQuery
13 1 (0.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 52 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (12.59%) MCSE
3 34 (12.23%) Degree
4 21 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (6.83%) CCNA
6 19 (6.83%) MCITP
7 15 (5.40%) MCSA
8 11 (3.96%) MCP
9 10 (3.60%) NCDA
10 9 (3.24%) NCIE
10 9 (3.24%) MCTS
11 4 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.44%) VCAP
11 4 (1.44%) CCEE
11 4 (1.44%) CCIA
11 4 (1.44%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.08%) HP AIS
12 3 (1.08%) HP ASE
13 2 (0.72%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.63%) SLA
2 8 (2.88%) QA
3 6 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 131 (47.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (29.14%) Active Directory
3 39 (14.03%) Hyper-V
4 31 (11.15%) vSphere
5 29 (10.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 28 (10.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 27 (9.71%) Veritas File System
8 20 (7.19%) VMware ESX
9 18 (6.47%) Forefront TMG
10 16 (5.76%) XenDesktop
11 15 (5.40%) XenApp
12 10 (3.60%) ISA Server
13 9 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (2.88%) XenServer
14 8 (2.88%) Postfix
15 6 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (1.80%) NFS
16 5 (1.80%) Terminal Services
16 5 (1.80%) IAG
16 5 (1.80%) UAG
Systems Management
1 31 (11.15%) NetBackup
2 21 (7.55%) SCCM
3 14 (5.04%) SCOM
3 14 (5.04%) WSUS
4 12 (4.32%) Backup Exec
5 9 (3.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (2.16%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (1.80%) Cacti
7 5 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.44%) Nagios
9 3 (1.08%) Foglight
9 3 (1.08%) YUM
9 3 (1.08%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.08%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.72%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.72%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.72%) Legato
Vendors
1 192 (69.06%) VMware
2 97 (34.89%) Microsoft
3 95 (34.17%) EMC
4 94 (33.81%) NetApp
5 88 (31.65%) Cisco
6 81 (29.14%) HP
7 66 (23.74%) Citrix
8 50 (17.99%) Sun
9 45 (16.19%) Symantec
10 44 (15.83%) Red Hat
11 35 (12.59%) IBM
12 34 (12.23%) Oracle
13 32 (11.51%) Veritas
14 26 (9.35%) Dell
15 14 (5.04%) CheckPoint
16 13 (4.68%) Fujitsu
17 11 (3.96%) Brocade
18 10 (3.60%) StorageTek
19 8 (2.88%) Juniper
20 7 (2.52%) Veeam
Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Car / Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits+ £20k Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
DP Connect
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Burntwood, Staffordshire
TechCare Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago