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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 143 122 81
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -41
Permanent jobs citing SAN 106 108 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.72% 2.02% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.29% 13.57% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 87 101 141
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
939 796 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.26% 14.86% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 722 677 658
Median salary £42,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -7 45 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Coventry +20 27 £40,500 +8.00% 5
Warwickshire - 9 £40,750 -
Staffordshire -13 7 £31,000 -38.00% 1
Shropshire -22 7 £31,500 -42.72%
Walsall -4 3 £31,000 -4.61%
Solihull +14 1 £40,000 +17.64%
Dudley +12 1 £26,500 -15.87%
Herefordshire +1 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 - 5
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 133 (64.56%) Windows
2 116 (56.31%) VMware
3 105 (50.97%) Windows Server
4 99 (48.06%) Active Directory
5 85 (41.26%) Microsoft
6 76 (36.89%) Cisco
7 73 (35.44%) Citrix
7 73 (35.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 72 (34.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 69 (33.50%) Linux
10 66 (32.04%) Firewall
11 60 (29.13%) MS Exchange
12 55 (26.70%) NetApp
13 50 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 50 (24.27%) Hyper-V
14 48 (23.30%) Data Centre
15 44 (21.36%) Unix
16 42 (20.39%) SQL
16 42 (20.39%) DNS
16 42 (20.39%) Exchange Server 2013
17 41 (19.90%) SQL Server
18 40 (19.42%) HP
18 40 (19.42%) vSphere
19 39 (18.93%) WAN
20 37 (17.96%) LAN
20 37 (17.96%) Windows Server 2003
21 35 (16.99%) DHCP
21 35 (16.99%) IBM
22 34 (16.50%) Microsoft Certification
23 30 (14.56%) ITIL

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 60 (29.13%) MS Exchange
2 42 (20.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (6.31%) Apache
6 11 (5.34%) Skype for Business
7 9 (4.37%) IIS
8 8 (3.88%) SharePoint
9 7 (3.40%) Tomcat
9 7 (3.40%) WordPress
10 5 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.43%) IBM Domino
10 5 (2.43%) IBM Notes
10 5 (2.43%) JBoss
11 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.97%) SAS
13 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.34%) Office 365
2 9 (4.37%) Mimecast
3 8 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.43%) IaaS
5 5 (2.43%) SaaS
6 4 (1.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 66 (32.04%) Firewall
2 42 (20.39%) DNS
3 39 (18.93%) WAN
4 37 (17.96%) LAN
5 35 (16.99%) DHCP
6 28 (13.59%) TCP/IP
6 28 (13.59%) VPN
7 22 (10.68%) NAS
8 21 (10.19%) Remote Desktop
9 18 (8.74%) VLAN
10 17 (8.25%) Fibre Channel
11 15 (7.28%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (6.80%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (6.31%) MPLS
13 13 (6.31%) Network Security
14 12 (5.83%) IPsec
14 12 (5.83%) WLAN
15 11 (5.34%) IPv4
15 11 (5.34%) NetScaler
15 11 (5.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.31%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.37%) DB2
4 8 (3.88%) MySQL
5 6 (2.91%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.94%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.94%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.46%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.46%) SSDT
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (8.25%) Finance
2 8 (3.88%) Publishing
3 7 (3.40%) Retail
4 6 (2.91%) Marketing
5 2 (0.97%) Back Office
5 2 (0.97%) Legal
5 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (16.99%) Analyst
2 31 (15.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (10.19%) 3rd Line Support
3 21 (10.19%) Support Analyst
4 17 (8.25%) Consultant
5 14 (6.80%) Support Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 13 (6.31%) Network Engineer
7 11 (5.34%) Administrator
7 11 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (5.34%) Team Leader
7 11 (5.34%) Technical Leader
7 11 (5.34%) Technical Specialist
8 10 (4.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (4.85%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (4.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (4.37%) Wintel Analyst
9 9 (4.37%) Wintel Support
9 9 (4.37%) Wintel Support Analyst
10 8 (3.88%) Wintel Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.88%) LAMP
1 8 (3.88%) Web Services
2 7 (3.40%) Middleware
3 5 (2.43%) .NET
4 4 (1.94%) XML
5 2 (0.97%) COM
6 1 (0.49%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 48 (23.30%) Data Centre
2 28 (13.59%) Clustering
3 13 (6.31%) Replication
4 12 (5.83%) HP StoreVirtual
5 10 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.88%) CMDB
6 8 (3.88%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.91%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.91%) Economics
7 6 (2.91%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.43%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.94%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.94%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.94%) iSeries
9 4 (1.94%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.46%) EMC VNXe
10 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Licensing
10 3 (1.46%) Statistics
10 3 (1.46%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 133 (64.56%) Windows
2 105 (50.97%) Windows Server
3 73 (35.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (33.50%) Linux
5 50 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (21.36%) Unix
7 37 (17.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (12.14%) Solaris
9 14 (6.80%) SUSE
10 13 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (5.34%) Windows 7
12 10 (4.85%) Windows 8
13 9 (4.37%) AIX
14 6 (2.91%) Mac OS X
14 6 (2.91%) MVS
14 6 (2.91%) Ubuntu
15 5 (2.43%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.94%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.49%) CentOS
17 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.56%) ITIL
2 23 (11.17%) Service Delivery
3 20 (9.71%) Presales
4 19 (9.22%) Migration
5 16 (7.77%) Service Management
6 15 (7.28%) Incident Management
6 15 (7.28%) Load Balancing
7 14 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (5.34%) Mentoring
9 10 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (4.85%) Line Management
9 10 (4.85%) Release Management
10 9 (4.37%) High Availability
10 9 (4.37%) TOGAF
11 8 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (3.88%) Information Security
11 8 (3.88%) Patch Management
11 8 (3.88%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (3.88%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.39%) SQL
2 15 (7.28%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.85%) Shell Script
4 8 (3.88%) Perl
5 5 (2.43%) Korn
6 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.49%) VB
7 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (16.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (11.65%) MCSE
3 21 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (8.74%) Degree
5 17 (8.25%) MCSA
6 16 (7.77%) MCITP
6 16 (7.77%) Security Cleared
6 16 (7.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (6.31%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.34%) CCNA
9 9 (4.37%) CCNP
10 8 (3.88%) ISEB
10 8 (3.88%) MCP
11 6 (2.91%) A+ Certification
12 5 (2.43%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (1.94%) CCIE
13 4 (1.94%) NCDA
14 3 (1.46%) NCSA
15 2 (0.97%) CCSA
15 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.74%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (48.06%) Active Directory
2 72 (34.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (24.27%) Hyper-V
4 40 (19.42%) vSphere
5 30 (14.56%) XenApp
6 20 (9.71%) XenDesktop
7 11 (5.34%) Terminal Services
8 10 (4.85%) NFS
8 10 (4.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 8 (3.88%) Firmware
9 8 (3.88%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (3.40%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.94%) XenServer
12 2 (0.97%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (9.22%) NetBackup
1 19 (9.22%) Oracle ZFS
2 17 (8.25%) Backup Exec
2 17 (8.25%) SCCM
3 13 (6.31%) WSUS
4 12 (5.83%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (4.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (3.88%) Unicenter
7 7 (3.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.91%) Simpana
9 4 (1.94%) Data Guard
9 4 (1.94%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (1.46%) SCOM
11 2 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.97%) Nagios
11 2 (0.97%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.49%) Opsview
12 1 (0.49%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 116 (56.31%) VMware
2 85 (41.26%) Microsoft
3 76 (36.89%) Cisco
4 73 (35.44%) Citrix
5 55 (26.70%) NetApp
6 40 (19.42%) HP
7 35 (16.99%) IBM
8 29 (14.08%) Oracle
9 19 (9.22%) Veritas
10 18 (8.74%) EMC
10 18 (8.74%) Red Hat
10 18 (8.74%) Symantec
11 17 (8.25%) SonicWALL
12 15 (7.28%) Sun
13 14 (6.80%) SolarWinds
14 13 (6.31%) Veeam
15 12 (5.83%) CheckPoint
15 12 (5.83%) Dell
16 9 (4.37%) CommVault
16 9 (4.37%) Juniper
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £31000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus up to 13%
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, training etc
Posted: 7 days ago
Halesowen
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Birmingham
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