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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 134 120 89
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -31
Permanent jobs citing SAN 105 114 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.72% 1.97% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.38% 12.75% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 87 108 143
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
923 894 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.09% 15.48% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 740 801 733
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -17 52 £40,000 +10.34% 6
Coventry +10 25 £41,000 +22.38% 6
Warwickshire +10 7 £32,750 -12.66%
Halesowen +3 4 £37,500 +27.11%
Shropshire -23 3 £31,500 -31.14% 1
Staffordshire -26 3 £33,000 -34.00% 1
Solihull - 2 £38,500 - 1
Dudley +3 1 £26,500 -21.48%
Walsall -7 1 £31,000 +3.33% 1
Herefordshire -9 1 - -
Kingswinford - 1 £52,500 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 139 (65.57%) Windows
2 119 (56.13%) Windows Server
3 110 (51.89%) Active Directory
3 110 (51.89%) VMware
4 84 (39.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (38.21%) Citrix
6 80 (37.74%) Cisco
7 75 (35.38%) Linux
8 67 (31.60%) Microsoft
9 66 (31.13%) Firewall
10 64 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 63 (29.72%) Hyper-V
12 58 (27.36%) DNS
13 52 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 51 (24.06%) Data Centre
15 50 (23.58%) IBM
15 50 (23.58%) VPN
16 49 (23.11%) DHCP
16 49 (23.11%) MS Exchange
17 48 (22.64%) Unix
18 47 (22.17%) NetApp
19 45 (21.23%) Windows Server 2008
20 42 (19.81%) vSphere
20 42 (19.81%) SQL
21 40 (18.87%) WAN
21 40 (18.87%) HP
22 39 (18.40%) SQL Server
23 38 (17.92%) LAN
24 37 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2013
25 33 (15.57%) TCP/IP

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 49 (23.11%) MS Exchange
2 37 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (8.96%) Apache
6 18 (8.49%) IBM Domino
7 17 (8.02%) IBM Notes
8 13 (6.13%) IIS
9 10 (4.72%) Skype for Business
10 8 (3.77%) SharePoint
10 8 (3.77%) Tomcat
11 7 (3.30%) WordPress
12 5 (2.36%) JBoss
13 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (1.89%) SAS
14 2 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.19%) Office 365
2 8 (3.77%) IaaS
2 8 (3.77%) SaaS
3 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.89%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.89%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (31.13%) Firewall
2 58 (27.36%) DNS
3 50 (23.58%) VPN
4 49 (23.11%) DHCP
5 40 (18.87%) WAN
6 38 (17.92%) LAN
7 33 (15.57%) TCP/IP
8 25 (11.79%) NAS
9 20 (9.43%) Remote Desktop
10 19 (8.96%) VLAN
11 18 (8.49%) Network Security
12 15 (7.08%) Fibre Channel
12 15 (7.08%) Internet
12 15 (7.08%) MPLS
12 15 (7.08%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (6.13%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (6.13%) IPsec
14 12 (5.66%) BGP
15 11 (5.19%) EIGRP
15 11 (5.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.60%) DB2
2 14 (6.60%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.13%) MySQL
4 5 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.36%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (7.55%) Finance
2 13 (6.13%) Publishing
3 11 (5.19%) Retail
4 7 (3.30%) Legal
5 3 (1.42%) Marketing
6 2 (0.94%) Back Office
6 2 (0.94%) Banking
6 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (21.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (13.68%) Analyst
3 23 (10.85%) 3rd Line Support
3 23 (10.85%) Technical Specialist
4 20 (9.43%) Support Analyst
5 16 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 15 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 15 (7.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (5.66%) Consultant
7 12 (5.66%) Network Engineer
8 11 (5.19%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 10 (4.72%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 10 (4.72%) IT Engineer
9 10 (4.72%) Server Analyst
9 10 (4.72%) Server Support
9 10 (4.72%) Server Support Analyst
9 10 (4.72%) Team Leader
9 10 (4.72%) Wintel Analyst
9 10 (4.72%) Wintel Support
9 10 (4.72%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.13%) LAMP
2 10 (4.72%) Web Services
3 8 (3.77%) .NET
4 5 (2.36%) XML
5 4 (1.89%) COM
6 3 (1.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (24.06%) Data Centre
2 28 (13.21%) Clustering
3 13 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.13%) CMDB
3 13 (6.13%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.66%) Driving Licence
5 9 (4.25%) Replication
6 8 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.89%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.42%) Economics
8 3 (1.42%) iSeries
8 3 (1.42%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.42%) Statistics
9 2 (0.94%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.94%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.47%) Celerra
10 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.47%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.47%) EMC VNXe
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 139 (65.57%) Windows
2 119 (56.13%) Windows Server
3 84 (39.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (35.38%) Linux
5 52 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (22.64%) Unix
7 45 (21.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (14.15%) Solaris
9 16 (7.55%) SUSE
10 15 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (6.13%) AIX
11 13 (6.13%) Windows 7
12 10 (4.72%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.83%) CentOS
14 5 (2.36%) Ubuntu
14 5 (2.36%) Windows 2000
15 4 (1.89%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
16 3 (1.42%) MVS
17 1 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.74%) ITIL
2 22 (10.38%) Migration
2 22 (10.38%) Presales
3 20 (9.43%) Service Delivery
4 14 (6.60%) Line Management
4 14 (6.60%) Service Management
4 14 (6.60%) TOGAF
5 13 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (6.13%) Performance Analysis
5 13 (6.13%) Requirements Analysis
5 13 (6.13%) Software Engineering
5 13 (6.13%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (6.13%) Zachman Framework
6 11 (5.19%) Configuration Management
6 11 (5.19%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 11 (5.19%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 10 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (4.72%) Mentoring
7 10 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (3.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.81%) SQL
2 20 (9.43%) Shell Script
3 18 (8.49%) Perl
4 14 (6.60%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.83%) Korn
6 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (14.15%) Degree
2 26 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (10.38%) MCSE
5 16 (7.55%) MCITP
5 16 (7.55%) Security Cleared
6 14 (6.60%) MCSA
7 13 (6.13%) ISEB
7 13 (6.13%) SC Cleared
7 13 (6.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (5.66%) CCNA
9 7 (3.30%) CCIE
9 7 (3.30%) CCNP
10 5 (2.36%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (1.89%) NCDA
12 3 (1.42%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.42%) APMP
12 3 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.42%) MCP
12 3 (1.42%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.96%) SLA
System Software
1 110 (51.89%) Active Directory
2 64 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (29.72%) Hyper-V
4 42 (19.81%) vSphere
5 29 (13.68%) XenApp
6 21 (9.91%) XenDesktop
7 13 (6.13%) Firmware
8 11 (5.19%) NFS
8 11 (5.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (3.30%) VMware ESX
10 6 (2.83%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.89%) XenServer
12 2 (0.94%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.94%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.47%) pfSense
13 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (15.09%) WSUS
2 25 (11.79%) Oracle ZFS
3 22 (10.38%) NetBackup
4 18 (8.49%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (7.55%) Backup Exec
6 14 (6.60%) SCCM
6 14 (6.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (6.13%) Unicenter
8 8 (3.77%) Simpana
9 7 (3.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (2.36%) Data Guard
10 5 (2.36%) MAILsweeper
10 5 (2.36%) Puppet
11 2 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.94%) SCOM
12 1 (0.47%) Nagios
12 1 (0.47%) SnapMirror
12 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 110 (51.89%) VMware
2 81 (38.21%) Citrix
3 80 (37.74%) Cisco
4 67 (31.60%) Microsoft
5 50 (23.58%) IBM
6 47 (22.17%) NetApp
7 40 (18.87%) HP
8 33 (15.57%) Oracle
9 28 (13.21%) Acronis
10 25 (11.79%) Veritas
11 24 (11.32%) Red Hat
12 21 (9.91%) Sun
13 20 (9.43%) EMC
14 16 (7.55%) SonicWALL
15 15 (7.08%) Juniper
15 15 (7.08%) Symantec
15 15 (7.08%) Veeam
16 13 (6.13%) CA
17 12 (5.66%) CommVault
18 10 (4.72%) Dell
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum +Car
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £38k - 58k per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £38000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £38000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Holland and Barrett
Salary: + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
The Elms School
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £38000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Solihull
greywood
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago