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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 120 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 105 166 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.95% 3.00% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.03% 18.24% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 99 156 120
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £33,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -2.43%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
873 910 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.20% 16.42% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 719 769 739
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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 -9 48 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Warwickshire +2 11 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Coventry -15 11 £35,000 - 2
Solihull -10 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Staffordshire -20 9 £33,750 -14.55% 3
Worcestershire -1 8 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Shropshire -1 7 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Wolverhampton -8 3 £31,500 -10.00%
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 170 (67.73%) VMware
2 160 (63.75%) Windows
3 114 (45.42%) Microsoft
4 102 (40.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 101 (40.24%) NetApp
6 100 (39.84%) Active Directory
7 97 (38.65%) Cisco
8 95 (37.85%) MS Exchange
9 85 (33.86%) HP
10 78 (31.08%) Citrix
11 74 (29.48%) Firewall
12 72 (28.69%) Linux
13 68 (27.09%) SQL
13 68 (27.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 65 (25.90%) NAS
15 62 (24.70%) Hyper-V
15 62 (24.70%) SQL Server
16 60 (23.90%) EMC
17 54 (21.51%) DNS
18 53 (21.12%) ITIL
19 51 (20.32%) Microsoft Certification
20 49 (19.52%) Exchange Server 2010
21 47 (18.73%) Disaster Recovery
22 42 (16.73%) Windows Server 2003
23 40 (15.94%) Symantec
23 40 (15.94%) LAN
24 39 (15.54%) WAN
24 39 (15.54%) MCSE
25 38 (15.14%) DHCP
25 38 (15.14%) vSphere

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 95 (37.85%) MS Exchange
2 49 (19.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (14.74%) IIS
4 33 (13.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (11.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (9.56%) SharePoint
6 24 (9.56%) Lync
7 20 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (6.77%) Apache
9 13 (5.18%) Office Communications Server
9 13 (5.18%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.39%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.99%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.99%) Moodle
11 5 (1.99%) nginx
11 5 (1.99%) WordPress
11 5 (1.99%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.80%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (13.55%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.58%) MS Office
3 7 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.97%) Office 365
2 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (29.48%) Firewall
2 65 (25.90%) NAS
3 54 (21.51%) DNS
4 40 (15.94%) LAN
5 39 (15.54%) WAN
6 38 (15.14%) DHCP
7 31 (12.35%) VLAN
7 31 (12.35%) TCP/IP
8 29 (11.55%) Fibre Channel
9 27 (10.76%) VPN
10 23 (9.16%) iSCSI
10 23 (9.16%) FTP
11 19 (7.57%) Unified Communications
12 17 (6.77%) HTTP
12 17 (6.77%) VoIP
13 13 (5.18%) SMTP
13 13 (5.18%) SNMP
14 12 (4.78%) Ethernet
15 10 (3.98%) IPsec
15 10 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (24.70%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.98%) MySQL
4 10 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.99%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.99%) QlikView
7 5 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.80%) DB2
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) MSI
1 3 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 26 (10.36%) Finance
2 6 (2.39%) Publishing
3 5 (1.99%) Back Office
3 5 (1.99%) Banking
4 4 (1.59%) Automotive
4 4 (1.59%) Law
4 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.20%) Games
6 2 (0.80%) Advertising
6 2 (0.80%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (17.93%) Consultant
2 38 (15.14%) Administrator
3 33 (13.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (11.95%) Analyst
5 28 (11.16%) Support Engineer
6 23 (9.16%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (5.58%) Team Leader
8 14 (5.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (5.18%) Exchange Consultant
9 13 (5.18%) Microsoft Consultant
10 11 (4.38%) Storage Engineer
10 11 (4.38%) Network Engineer
10 11 (4.38%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.98%) Network Analyst
12 9 (3.59%) Pre Sales Consultant
13 8 (3.19%) Server Engineer
13 8 (3.19%) Technical Consultant
13 8 (3.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 8 (3.19%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.38%) LAMP
2 9 (3.59%) .NET
3 8 (3.19%) COM
4 5 (1.99%) Web Services
4 5 (1.99%) XML
5 3 (1.20%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.40%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.40%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.94%) Replication
2 24 (9.56%) CLARiiON
3 23 (9.16%) Clustering
4 12 (4.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (3.59%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.79%) Open Source
6 7 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.59%) Celerra
7 4 (1.59%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.20%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.20%) LPAR
8 3 (1.20%) HACMP
9 2 (0.80%) Handset
9 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.80%) Symmetrix DMX
10 1 (0.40%) PDA
10 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.40%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.40%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 160 (63.75%) Windows
2 72 (28.69%) Linux
3 68 (27.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (16.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (11.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (9.96%) UNIX
7 19 (7.57%) Windows 7
8 18 (7.17%) Solaris
9 17 (6.77%) HPUX
10 15 (5.98%) Windows XP
10 15 (5.98%) AIX
11 12 (4.78%) SUSE
12 8 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.79%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (2.39%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.99%) SELinux
15 5 (1.99%) CentOS
15 5 (1.99%) Debian
16 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.12%) ITIL
2 47 (18.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (9.56%) Capacity Planning
4 22 (8.76%) Project Management
5 21 (8.37%) Change Control
6 17 (6.77%) Data Protection
6 17 (6.77%) Migration
7 15 (5.98%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (5.98%) Business Continuity
8 14 (5.58%) Change Management
9 13 (5.18%) Load Balancing
9 13 (5.18%) Technical Analysis
9 13 (5.18%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (3.59%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (3.19%) Security Management
13 7 (2.79%) Capacity Management
13 7 (2.79%) Performance Analysis
13 7 (2.79%) Incident Management
13 7 (2.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (27.09%) SQL
2 19 (7.57%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.58%) Perl
4 13 (5.18%) Bash Shell
5 11 (4.38%) Shell Script
5 11 (4.38%) PHP
6 7 (2.79%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.99%) Python
7 5 (1.99%) Java
8 4 (1.59%) C
9 3 (1.20%) VB
10 2 (0.80%) Korn
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) C#
11 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (20.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (15.54%) MCSE
3 30 (11.95%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (11.55%) CCNA
5 27 (10.76%) MCITP
6 26 (10.36%) MCSA
7 25 (9.96%) Degree
8 19 (7.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (7.17%) MCTS
10 8 (3.19%) MCP
10 8 (3.19%) NCDA
11 7 (2.79%) NCIE
12 6 (2.39%) CCNP
13 5 (1.99%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.59%) CCEE
15 3 (1.20%) VCAP
16 2 (0.80%) SNIA Certification
16 2 (0.80%) SCSE
16 2 (0.80%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.78%) SLA
2 6 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 102 (40.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (39.84%) Active Directory
3 62 (24.70%) Hyper-V
4 38 (15.14%) vSphere
5 26 (10.36%) XenApp
6 25 (9.96%) XenDesktop
7 21 (8.37%) VMware ESX
8 20 (7.97%) Forefront TMG
9 19 (7.57%) XenServer
10 16 (6.37%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (2.79%) VMware Server
11 7 (2.79%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (2.79%) Terminal Server
11 7 (2.79%) ISA Server
12 6 (2.39%) IAG
12 6 (2.39%) UAG
13 5 (1.99%) Varnish
13 5 (1.99%) Postfix
13 5 (1.99%) Sendmail
13 5 (1.99%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (9.96%) NetBackup
2 20 (7.97%) WSUS
3 19 (7.57%) SCCM
4 18 (7.17%) Backup Exec
5 14 (5.58%) SCOM
6 8 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (3.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (2.39%) Cacti
7 6 (2.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.99%) XenMobile
8 5 (1.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.99%) Nagios
8 5 (1.99%) Legato
9 3 (1.20%) YUM
9 3 (1.20%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.20%) Foglight
9 3 (1.20%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 170 (67.73%) VMware
2 114 (45.42%) Microsoft
3 101 (40.24%) NetApp
4 97 (38.65%) Cisco
5 85 (33.86%) HP
6 78 (31.08%) Citrix
7 60 (23.90%) EMC
8 40 (15.94%) Symantec
9 37 (14.74%) IBM
10 34 (13.55%) Dell
11 21 (8.37%) Sun
11 21 (8.37%) Oracle
12 14 (5.58%) Fujitsu
13 11 (4.38%) WatchGuard
13 11 (4.38%) StorageTek
13 11 (4.38%) Red Hat
13 11 (4.38%) Juniper
13 11 (4.38%) CheckPoint
14 10 (3.98%) Brocade
15 9 (3.59%) SonicWALL
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent package + shares
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K Basic+ benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K Basic+ benefits
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Malvern, Worcestershire
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Salary: £36k - 38k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
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Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 21 days ago