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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 146 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 90 111 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.56% 2.06% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.57% 13.86% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 86 97 110
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.50%
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
940 801 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.26% 14.88% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 721 696 764
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £63,850
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Coventry +12 29 £48,000 +37.14% 4
Birmingham -45 28 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Staffordshire +9 15 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Worcestershire +13 3 £37,500 - 1
Sutton Coldfield -8 3 £40,000 +3.89%
Shropshire -9 3 £31,500 - 3
Herefordshire -5 2 £33,500 -27.56% 2
Warwickshire -12 2 £31,500 -16.00%
Solihull +4 1 £80,000 +128.57%
Walsall 0 1 £31,500 -21.25%
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 141 (73.06%) Windows
2 114 (59.07%) Windows Server
3 107 (55.44%) Active Directory
4 99 (51.30%) VMware
5 77 (39.90%) Hyper-V
5 77 (39.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 74 (38.34%) Citrix
6 74 (38.34%) DNS
6 74 (38.34%) Cisco
7 73 (37.82%) Firewall
8 72 (37.31%) DHCP
9 69 (35.75%) VPN
10 64 (33.16%) Linux
11 62 (32.12%) VMware Infrastructure
12 60 (31.09%) IBM
12 60 (31.09%) Microsoft
13 51 (26.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 49 (25.39%) WAN
15 46 (23.83%) HP
16 45 (23.32%) LAN
17 43 (22.28%) MS Exchange
18 42 (21.76%) SQL Server
19 38 (19.69%) vSphere
20 37 (19.17%) Data Centre
21 36 (18.65%) NetApp
22 35 (18.13%) TCP/IP
22 35 (18.13%) Acronis
23 34 (17.62%) Windows Server 2008
23 34 (17.62%) ITIL
24 32 (16.58%) Cisco Certification

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 (22.28%) MS Exchange
2 29 (15.03%) IIS
3 26 (13.47%) IBM Notes
4 25 (12.95%) IBM Domino
5 21 (10.88%) Apache
6 17 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (6.22%) SharePoint
10 8 (4.15%) Skype for Business
10 8 (4.15%) Tomcat
11 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (2.07%) SAS
13 2 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
13 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.52%) CMS
14 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.25%) Office 365
2 11 (5.70%) IaaS
3 10 (5.18%) SaaS
4 9 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.07%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.55%) PaaS
8 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 74 (38.34%) DNS
2 73 (37.82%) Firewall
3 72 (37.31%) DHCP
4 69 (35.75%) VPN
5 49 (25.39%) WAN
6 45 (23.32%) LAN
7 35 (18.13%) TCP/IP
8 31 (16.06%) VLAN
9 29 (15.03%) Network Security
10 21 (10.88%) Internet
11 19 (9.84%) NAS
12 17 (8.81%) Wireless
13 15 (7.77%) BGP
13 15 (7.77%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (7.77%) Remote Desktop
13 15 (7.77%) VoIP
14 14 (7.25%) EIGRP
14 14 (7.25%) MPLS
15 13 (6.74%) SSL
16 12 (6.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.18%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.63%) DB2
4 6 (3.11%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (3.11%) MySQL
4 6 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.52%) Big Data
8 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (10.88%) Retail
2 17 (8.81%) Legal
3 12 (6.22%) Finance
4 6 (3.11%) Publishing
5 4 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.55%) Advertising
7 2 (1.04%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (23.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (16.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 25 (12.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 22 (11.40%) Analyst
4 22 (11.40%) Support Engineer
5 19 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 18 (9.33%) Network Engineer
7 16 (8.29%) Technical Specialist
8 15 (7.77%) Consultant
8 15 (7.77%) IT Engineer
8 15 (7.77%) Support Analyst
9 14 (7.25%) Team Leader
10 13 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 13 (6.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.18%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (5.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 10 (5.18%) Technical Consultant
11 10 (5.18%) Technical Leader
12 9 (4.66%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.29%) Web Services
2 10 (5.18%) .NET
3 8 (4.15%) XML
4 6 (3.11%) LAMP
5 5 (2.59%) COM
6 1 (0.52%) Middleware
6 1 (0.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.17%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.74%) Clustering
4 12 (6.22%) Driving Licence
5 8 (4.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (3.11%) CMDB
6 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.07%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.55%) EPoS
8 3 (1.55%) FMCG
9 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.04%) NHS
10 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.52%) Economics
10 1 (0.52%) EFT
10 1 (0.52%) iSeries
10 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Statistics
10 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 141 (73.06%) Windows
2 114 (59.07%) Windows Server
3 77 (39.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (33.16%) Linux
5 51 (26.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (17.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (13.47%) Unix
8 16 (8.29%) Solaris
9 11 (5.70%) Windows 8
10 10 (5.18%) Windows 7
11 8 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (3.11%) AIX
12 6 (3.11%) CentOS
12 6 (3.11%) SUSE
13 5 (2.59%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.04%) OpenVMS
15 1 (0.52%) Android
15 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.52%) MVS
15 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.62%) ITIL
2 21 (10.88%) Migration
3 18 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (8.81%) Presales
5 15 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (6.74%) Line Management
7 10 (5.18%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.66%) Data Security
8 9 (4.66%) High Availability
8 9 (4.66%) Service Management
9 7 (3.63%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (3.63%) Coaching
9 7 (3.63%) Project Management
9 7 (3.63%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.63%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (3.11%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (3.11%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (3.11%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (3.11%) Software Engineering
10 6 (3.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.06%) SQL
2 17 (8.81%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.74%) Shell Script
4 11 (5.70%) Perl
5 5 (2.59%) Korn
6 3 (1.55%) Java
6 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.55%) VB
7 1 (0.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.52%) Python
7 1 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (16.58%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (16.06%) Degree
3 24 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (11.40%) CCNA
5 18 (9.33%) MCSE
6 17 (8.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (7.77%) MCSA
8 9 (4.66%) MCITP
9 8 (4.15%) CCIE
9 8 (4.15%) CCNP
9 8 (4.15%) Security Cleared
10 6 (3.11%) ISEB
10 6 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (3.11%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.55%) APMP
11 3 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.55%) PMP
12 2 (1.04%) CCA
12 2 (1.04%) MCP
13 1 (0.52%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 107 (55.44%) Active Directory
2 77 (39.90%) Hyper-V
3 62 (32.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (19.69%) vSphere
5 25 (12.95%) XenApp
6 15 (7.77%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.63%) Firmware
7 7 (3.63%) NFS
7 7 (3.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (2.07%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.07%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.07%) XenServer
9 3 (1.55%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.52%) Docker
10 1 (0.52%) pfSense
10 1 (0.52%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (16.58%) WSUS
2 14 (7.25%) NetBackup
3 13 (6.74%) Oracle ZFS
4 12 (6.22%) Backup Exec
5 11 (5.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (5.70%) SCCM
5 11 (5.70%) Simpana
6 10 (5.18%) Tivoli
7 8 (4.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (3.63%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (3.11%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (3.11%) MAILsweeper
9 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (3.11%) Unicenter
10 5 (2.59%) Puppet
11 4 (2.07%) SCOM
12 3 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (1.55%) Nagios
13 2 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (1.04%) Opsview
Vendors
1 99 (51.30%) VMware
2 74 (38.34%) Cisco
2 74 (38.34%) Citrix
3 60 (31.09%) IBM
3 60 (31.09%) Microsoft
4 46 (23.83%) HP
5 36 (18.65%) NetApp
6 35 (18.13%) Acronis
7 23 (11.92%) EMC
8 18 (9.33%) Oracle
8 18 (9.33%) Symantec
9 16 (8.29%) Red Hat
10 15 (7.77%) Juniper
11 14 (7.25%) CommVault
11 14 (7.25%) SonicWALL
11 14 (7.25%) Veeam
11 14 (7.25%) Veritas
12 12 (6.22%) CheckPoint
12 12 (6.22%) Sun
13 11 (5.70%) Brocade
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Herefordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich
Mint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Herefordshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Global Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £38k - 58k per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £38k - 58k per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC Band 8b
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £32k - 47k per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Telford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 depending on experience + pension and healthcare
Posted: 22 days ago