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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 122 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 101 148 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.80% 2.72% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.90% 16.57% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 87 140 124
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £32,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
927 893 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.55% 16.41% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 750 756 663
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -52 35 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Staffordshire -13 15 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Coventry -12 13 £52,500 +40.00% 7
Solihull +8 9 £37,500 -41.17% 5
Worcestershire 0 7 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Warwickshire +6 5 £37,500 - 4
Shropshire -1 5 £45,000 +36.36%
Wolverhampton -7 2 £31,500 -3.91%
West Bromwich +1 1 £37,500 +13.63%
Walsall -4 1 £20,000 -42.85%
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 186 (71.81%) Windows
2 184 (71.04%) VMware
3 132 (50.97%) Active Directory
4 127 (49.03%) Microsoft
5 119 (45.95%) MS Exchange
6 110 (42.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 100 (38.61%) Cisco
8 98 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 96 (37.07%) NetApp
10 95 (36.68%) Citrix
11 86 (33.20%) HP
12 81 (31.27%) Firewall
13 69 (26.64%) SQL
13 69 (26.64%) Hyper-V
14 67 (25.87%) DNS
14 67 (25.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 63 (24.32%) Linux
16 59 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2010
17 58 (22.39%) MCSE
18 56 (21.62%) SQL Server
18 56 (21.62%) NAS
19 52 (20.08%) vSphere
20 51 (19.69%) ITIL
20 51 (19.69%) Windows Server 2003
21 49 (18.92%) DHCP
22 48 (18.53%) LAN
22 48 (18.53%) WAN
22 48 (18.53%) EMC
23 47 (18.15%) Windows Server 2012
24 45 (17.37%) TCP/IP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 119 (45.95%) MS Exchange
2 59 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 38 (14.67%) IIS
5 36 (13.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 30 (11.58%) Lync
7 29 (11.20%) SharePoint
8 27 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (6.56%) Tomcat
10 14 (5.41%) Apache
11 12 (4.63%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (2.32%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (1.93%) WordPress
14 5 (1.93%) Oracle Application Server
14 5 (1.93%) nginx
14 5 (1.93%) Apache Solr
14 5 (1.93%) Moodle
15 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (16.99%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.34%) MS Office
3 7 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.56%) Office 365
2 3 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (31.27%) Firewall
2 67 (25.87%) DNS
3 56 (21.62%) NAS
4 49 (18.92%) DHCP
5 48 (18.53%) WAN
5 48 (18.53%) LAN
6 45 (17.37%) TCP/IP
7 37 (14.29%) VPN
8 29 (11.20%) VLAN
9 18 (6.95%) VoIP
10 17 (6.56%) Fibre Channel
11 16 (6.18%) Unified Communications
11 16 (6.18%) iSCSI
12 15 (5.79%) HTTP
13 14 (5.41%) Internet
14 12 (4.63%) FTP
15 11 (4.25%) IPsec
16 10 (3.86%) IP Telephony
16 10 (3.86%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (3.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.86%) MySQL
5 7 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.93%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.93%) QlikView
6 5 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.77%) DB2
8 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Toad
1 3 (1.16%) MSI
General
1 40 (15.44%) Finance
2 6 (2.32%) Publishing
3 5 (1.93%) Banking
3 5 (1.93%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.54%) Back Office
5 3 (1.16%) Automotive
5 3 (1.16%) Law
5 3 (1.16%) Advertising
6 2 (0.77%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (15.44%) Support Engineer
2 35 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (12.36%) Administrator
3 32 (12.36%) Consultant
4 29 (11.20%) Analyst
5 23 (8.88%) Team Leader
6 21 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (7.72%) Network Engineer
8 18 (6.95%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (4.63%) Microsoft Consultant
10 12 (4.63%) Exchange Consultant
10 12 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (4.25%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (3.86%) Storage Engineer
13 9 (3.47%) Pre Sales Consultant
13 9 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (3.47%) Network Analyst
13 9 (3.47%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.02%) Web Services
2 11 (4.25%) LAMP
3 9 (3.47%) COM
4 8 (3.09%) .NET
5 6 (2.32%) XML
6 5 (1.93%) Software Packaging
7 3 (1.16%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Streams
8 1 (0.39%) Flash
8 1 (0.39%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.27%) Replication
1 24 (9.27%) Clustering
2 13 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.63%) CLARiiON
4 9 (3.47%) EqualLogic
5 8 (3.09%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.70%) Open Source
7 5 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.54%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.54%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.16%) HACMP
9 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.16%) LPAR
9 3 (1.16%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.77%) Symmetrix DMX
10 2 (0.77%) Handset
11 1 (0.39%) PDA
11 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.39%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 186 (71.81%) Windows
2 98 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (24.32%) Linux
4 51 (19.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (18.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (11.20%) UNIX
7 23 (8.88%) Solaris
7 23 (8.88%) Windows 7
8 20 (7.72%) Windows XP
9 12 (4.63%) HPUX
10 11 (4.25%) AIX
10 11 (4.25%) Windows 8
11 10 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (3.09%) SUSE
13 5 (1.93%) Debian
13 5 (1.93%) CentOS
13 5 (1.93%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.93%) SELinux
14 3 (1.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.69%) ITIL
2 41 (15.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (8.49%) Change Control
4 21 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 20 (7.72%) Project Management
6 18 (6.95%) Capacity Planning
7 16 (6.18%) Migration
8 14 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (5.02%) Technical Analysis
9 13 (5.02%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (4.63%) Data Protection
10 12 (4.63%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (4.25%) Business Continuity
11 11 (4.25%) Change Management
12 7 (2.70%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.70%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (2.70%) People Management
13 6 (2.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 69 (26.64%) SQL
2 23 (8.88%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 14 (5.41%) Perl
4 11 (4.25%) PHP
5 10 (3.86%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.70%) Korn
6 7 (2.70%) C
7 5 (1.93%) Java
7 5 (1.93%) Python
8 4 (1.54%) VB
9 3 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.39%) VBScript
10 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 67 (25.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (22.39%) MCSE
3 40 (15.44%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (14.67%) CCNA
5 35 (13.51%) MCSA
6 34 (13.13%) MCITP
7 26 (10.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (8.11%) Degree
9 13 (5.02%) MCTS
10 11 (4.25%) CCNP
11 7 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (2.32%) MCP
13 5 (1.93%) Security Cleared
14 4 (1.54%) CCA
15 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.16%) NCDA
15 3 (1.16%) NCIE
16 2 (0.77%) CCEE
16 2 (0.77%) CCAA
16 2 (0.77%) SNIA Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.41%) SLA
2 5 (1.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 132 (50.97%) Active Directory
2 110 (42.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (26.64%) Hyper-V
4 52 (20.08%) vSphere
5 31 (11.97%) XenApp
6 24 (9.27%) XenDesktop
6 24 (9.27%) VMware ESX
7 22 (8.49%) Forefront TMG
8 16 (6.18%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (5.79%) XenServer
10 8 (3.09%) VMware Server
10 8 (3.09%) Terminal Server
11 6 (2.32%) ISA Server
11 6 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (2.32%) IAG
11 6 (2.32%) UAG
12 5 (1.93%) Varnish
12 5 (1.93%) vCloud
12 5 (1.93%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.93%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 27 (10.42%) Backup Exec
2 25 (9.65%) SCCM
3 19 (7.34%) SCOM
4 17 (6.56%) WSUS
5 15 (5.79%) NetBackup
6 8 (3.09%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (2.32%) Cacti
9 5 (1.93%) SCDPM
9 5 (1.93%) Nagios
10 4 (1.54%) MAILsweeper
10 4 (1.54%) XenMobile
11 3 (1.16%) YUM
11 3 (1.16%) Foglight
11 3 (1.16%) Legato
11 3 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.39%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 184 (71.04%) VMware
2 127 (49.03%) Microsoft
3 100 (38.61%) Cisco
4 96 (37.07%) NetApp
5 95 (36.68%) Citrix
6 86 (33.20%) HP
7 48 (18.53%) EMC
8 37 (14.29%) Dell
9 36 (13.90%) Symantec
10 28 (10.81%) IBM
11 25 (9.65%) Oracle
12 18 (6.95%) SonicWALL
13 15 (5.79%) CheckPoint
13 15 (5.79%) CommVault
14 14 (5.41%) Red Hat
14 14 (5.41%) WatchGuard
15 13 (5.02%) Sun
16 10 (3.86%) Juniper
17 9 (3.47%) Brocade
18 8 (3.09%) Fujitsu
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum up to £40k base plus bens + bonus +
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Salary: £33000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
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