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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 131 130 116
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing SAN 106 104 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.75% 1.77% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.47% 11.61% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 91 98 100
Median salary £40,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
924 896 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.28% 15.23% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 760 811 707
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 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 27 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 -18 49 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Coventry +23 31 £48,000 +60.00% 3
Warwickshire +4 6 £39,000 +4.00%
Staffordshire -4 5 £34,000 -32.00% 2
Halesowen +6 4 £37,500 +27.11%
Shropshire -17 3 £31,500 +6.77%
Worcestershire +10 2 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Solihull - 2 £58,500 - 1
Herefordshire -12 1 - -
Kingswinford - 1 £52,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £40,000 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 147 (68.69%) Windows
2 125 (58.41%) Windows Server
3 115 (53.74%) VMware
4 111 (51.87%) Active Directory
5 88 (41.12%) Citrix
6 87 (40.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 86 (40.19%) Cisco
8 73 (34.11%) Linux
9 72 (33.64%) Microsoft
10 71 (33.18%) Hyper-V
11 66 (30.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 66 (30.84%) Firewall
12 62 (28.97%) DNS
13 56 (26.17%) IBM
13 56 (26.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 54 (25.23%) VPN
15 52 (24.30%) DHCP
16 50 (23.36%) NetApp
17 49 (22.90%) Data Centre
18 47 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
18 47 (21.96%) HP
19 46 (21.50%) SQL
20 45 (21.03%) MS Exchange
21 44 (20.56%) WAN
22 42 (19.63%) Unix
23 41 (19.16%) vSphere
24 40 (18.69%) LAN
25 37 (17.29%) SQL Server
25 37 (17.29%) Degree
26 34 (15.89%) 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 45 (21.03%) MS Exchange
2 30 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (9.81%) Apache
4 21 (9.81%) IBM Domino
5 20 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (9.35%) IBM Notes
6 17 (7.94%) IIS
7 14 (6.54%) SharePoint
8 10 (4.67%) Tomcat
9 9 (4.21%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.87%) SAS
10 4 (1.87%) WordPress
11 2 (0.93%) JBoss
11 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 15 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.07%) Office 365
2 9 (4.21%) IaaS
2 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.74%) SaaS
4 7 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.87%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.93%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (30.84%) Firewall
2 62 (28.97%) DNS
3 54 (25.23%) VPN
4 52 (24.30%) DHCP
5 44 (20.56%) WAN
6 40 (18.69%) LAN
7 34 (15.89%) TCP/IP
8 26 (12.15%) NAS
9 22 (10.28%) VLAN
10 21 (9.81%) Internet
11 19 (8.88%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (7.48%) Network Security
13 14 (6.54%) Fibre Channel
13 14 (6.54%) MPLS
13 14 (6.54%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (6.07%) BGP
14 13 (6.07%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (5.61%) EIGRP
15 12 (5.61%) IPsec
15 12 (5.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.54%) DB2
2 14 (6.54%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.07%) MySQL
4 7 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.87%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.87%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.47%) Big Data
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (7.48%) Retail
2 13 (6.07%) Finance
2 13 (6.07%) Publishing
3 12 (5.61%) Legal
4 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.93%) Advertising
5 2 (0.93%) Back Office
5 2 (0.93%) Banking
5 2 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (22.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (13.08%) Analyst
3 26 (12.15%) 3rd Line Support
4 23 (10.75%) Technical Specialist
5 18 (8.41%) Support Analyst
6 17 (7.94%) Support Engineer
6 17 (7.94%) Team Leader
7 16 (7.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (7.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 15 (7.01%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 14 (6.54%) Network Engineer
10 13 (6.07%) Consultant
10 13 (6.07%) Technical Leader
11 12 (5.61%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 12 (5.61%) IT Engineer
11 12 (5.61%) Server Analyst
11 12 (5.61%) Server Support
11 12 (5.61%) Server Support Analyst
12 11 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (5.14%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.94%) Web Services
2 13 (6.07%) LAMP
3 11 (5.14%) .NET
4 9 (4.21%) XML
5 7 (3.27%) COM
6 2 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (22.90%) Data Centre
2 30 (14.02%) Clustering
3 16 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.07%) CMDB
4 13 (6.07%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.07%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.34%) Replication
7 4 (1.87%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.40%) Statistics
9 2 (0.93%) Economics
9 2 (0.93%) FMCG
9 2 (0.93%) iSeries
9 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) Celerra
10 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.47%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.47%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 147 (68.69%) Windows
2 125 (58.41%) Windows Server
3 87 (40.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (34.11%) Linux
5 56 (26.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (19.63%) Unix
8 25 (11.68%) Solaris
9 16 (7.48%) SUSE
10 15 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (6.07%) AIX
12 11 (5.14%) Windows 7
13 10 (4.67%) Windows 8
14 6 (2.80%) CentOS
15 5 (2.34%) Ubuntu
15 5 (2.34%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.87%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.93%) MVS
18 1 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.02%) ITIL
2 23 (10.75%) Migration
3 22 (10.28%) Presales
4 21 (9.81%) Line Management
5 16 (7.48%) Service Delivery
6 15 (7.01%) Mentoring
6 15 (7.01%) Service Management
7 14 (6.54%) TOGAF
8 13 (6.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (6.07%) Performance Analysis
8 13 (6.07%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (6.07%) Software Engineering
8 13 (6.07%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (6.07%) Zachman Framework
9 12 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (4.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 10 (4.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 8 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (3.74%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.50%) SQL
2 20 (9.35%) PowerShell
2 20 (9.35%) Shell Script
3 18 (8.41%) Perl
4 7 (3.27%) Korn
5 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (17.29%) Degree
2 28 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (12.62%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (9.81%) MCSE
5 17 (7.94%) CCNA
5 17 (7.94%) MCITP
6 14 (6.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (6.07%) ISEB
7 13 (6.07%) MCSA
8 12 (5.61%) Security Cleared
9 10 (4.67%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.74%) CCIE
11 5 (2.34%) CCNP
11 5 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.34%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (1.87%) NCDA
13 3 (1.40%) APMP
13 3 (1.40%) NCSA
13 3 (1.40%) PMP
14 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.01%) SLA
System Software
1 111 (51.87%) Active Directory
2 71 (33.18%) Hyper-V
3 66 (30.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (19.16%) vSphere
5 31 (14.49%) XenApp
6 20 (9.35%) XenDesktop
7 14 (6.54%) Firmware
8 11 (5.14%) NFS
8 11 (5.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (3.27%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.87%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.87%) XenServer
11 2 (0.93%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.93%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.47%) Docker
12 1 (0.47%) pfSense
12 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (14.95%) WSUS
2 25 (11.68%) Oracle ZFS
3 21 (9.81%) NetBackup
4 19 (8.88%) SCCM
5 17 (7.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 15 (7.01%) Backup Exec
7 14 (6.54%) Simpana
7 14 (6.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 13 (6.07%) Unicenter
9 9 (4.21%) MAILsweeper
10 6 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (2.34%) Puppet
12 4 (1.87%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (1.87%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.93%) SCOM
14 1 (0.47%) Nagios
14 1 (0.47%) SnapMirror
14 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 115 (53.74%) VMware
2 88 (41.12%) Citrix
3 86 (40.19%) Cisco
4 72 (33.64%) Microsoft
5 56 (26.17%) IBM
6 50 (23.36%) NetApp
7 47 (21.96%) HP
8 31 (14.49%) Acronis
8 31 (14.49%) Oracle
9 25 (11.68%) Veritas
10 22 (10.28%) Sun
11 20 (9.35%) Red Hat
12 18 (8.41%) CommVault
12 18 (8.41%) EMC
13 17 (7.94%) SonicWALL
14 15 (7.01%) Juniper
15 14 (6.54%) Symantec
16 13 (6.07%) CA
17 10 (4.67%) Veeam
18 9 (4.21%) Finjan
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £38k - 58k per year + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago