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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 101 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs citing SAN 117 123 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.29% 2.99% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.77% 17.35% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 111 105 102
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
792 709 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.50% 17.24% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 696 552 694
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -34 38 £34,500 -31.00% 7
Shropshire - 25 £32,500 -
Staffordshire +3 17 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Coventry -20 12 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Wolverhampton - 9 £36,000 - 1
Warwickshire -19 6 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Worcestershire -9 5 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Solihull -3 2 £34,000 -20.00% 1
Herefordshire -6 1 - -
Dudley -12 1 £31,500 -16.00% 1
Halesowen - 1 £33,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 215 (72.15%) VMware
2 210 (70.47%) Windows
3 161 (54.03%) Active Directory
4 142 (47.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 132 (44.30%) Microsoft
6 125 (41.95%) Citrix
7 123 (41.28%) MS Exchange
8 106 (35.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 99 (33.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 92 (30.87%) NetApp
11 90 (30.20%) Cisco
12 80 (26.85%) WAN
12 80 (26.85%) DNS
13 79 (26.51%) LAN
14 78 (26.17%) SQL Server
15 75 (25.17%) Exchange Server 2010
16 74 (24.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 74 (24.83%) Firewall
17 72 (24.16%) HP
18 71 (23.83%) vSphere
19 69 (23.15%) Microsoft Certification
20 65 (21.81%) Linux
21 64 (21.48%) EMC
22 61 (20.47%) SQL
23 60 (20.13%) NAS
24 59 (19.80%) Hyper-V
25 58 (19.46%) MS Excel
26 56 (18.79%) MCSE
27 54 (18.12%) ITIL
28 52 (17.45%) TCP/IP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 123 (41.28%) MS Exchange
2 75 (25.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (12.42%) IIS
4 36 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (6.38%) SharePoint
8 16 (5.37%) Lync
9 13 (4.36%) Tomcat
10 12 (4.03%) Apache
11 6 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.01%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.34%) CMS
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 58 (19.46%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.70%) Office 365
2 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.01%) IaaS
4 2 (0.67%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (26.85%) WAN
1 80 (26.85%) DNS
2 79 (26.51%) LAN
3 74 (24.83%) Firewall
4 60 (20.13%) NAS
5 52 (17.45%) TCP/IP
6 49 (16.44%) DHCP
7 45 (15.10%) VPN
8 17 (5.70%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (4.70%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (4.36%) VLAN
10 13 (4.36%) iSCSI
10 13 (4.36%) DDNS
11 12 (4.03%) Network Security
11 12 (4.03%) Internet
12 11 (3.69%) Wireless
13 9 (3.02%) Intranet
14 5 (1.68%) HTTPS
14 5 (1.68%) Wireshark
14 5 (1.68%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (26.17%) SQL Server
2 47 (15.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (9.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (6.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (4.36%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (2.68%) MySQL
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.68%) RequisitePro
2 3 (1.01%) Toad
General
1 48 (16.11%) Finance
2 8 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.34%) Banking
4 2 (0.67%) Legal
4 2 (0.67%) Advertising
5 1 (0.34%) Games
5 1 (0.34%) Retail
5 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (16.78%) Support Engineer
2 46 (15.44%) Analyst
3 45 (15.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (13.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 38 (12.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 24 (8.05%) Architect
7 23 (7.72%) Consultant
8 18 (6.04%) Administrator
8 18 (6.04%) Team Leader
8 18 (6.04%) Senior Support Engineer
9 17 (5.70%) Storage Engineer
10 16 (5.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (5.37%) Server Engineer
11 15 (5.03%) Technical Engineer
12 13 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (4.36%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 11 (3.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 11 (3.69%) Project Manager
13 11 (3.69%) Network Engineer
13 11 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.38%) Web Services
2 10 (3.36%) .NET
3 9 (3.02%) XML
4 4 (1.34%) COM
5 3 (1.01%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (1.01%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.42%) Clustering
2 8 (2.68%) EqualLogic
2 8 (2.68%) GIS
3 7 (2.35%) Replication
3 7 (2.35%) CLARiiON
3 7 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.01%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.01%) LPAR
5 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.01%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.67%) iSeries
6 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.67%) Handset
7 1 (0.34%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.34%) HACMP
7 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.34%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 210 (70.47%) Windows
2 142 (47.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 99 (33.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 74 (24.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (21.81%) Linux
6 41 (13.76%) UNIX
7 24 (8.05%) Solaris
8 17 (5.70%) Windows 7
8 17 (5.70%) Windows 8
9 13 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (4.03%) Ubuntu
11 11 (3.69%) AIX
12 9 (3.02%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (2.68%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.68%) VMS
15 3 (1.01%) HPUX
15 3 (1.01%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.67%) CentOS
16 2 (0.67%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.12%) ITIL
2 31 (10.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (7.38%) Network Monitoring
4 17 (5.70%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (5.37%) Business Continuity
6 12 (4.03%) Load Balancing
7 10 (3.36%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (3.02%) Incident Management
8 9 (3.02%) CRM
9 8 (2.68%) E-Commerce
9 8 (2.68%) PRINCE
9 8 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (2.68%) Line Management
10 7 (2.35%) Mentoring
10 7 (2.35%) Performance Management
10 7 (2.35%) TOGAF
10 7 (2.35%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.01%) Migration
11 6 (2.01%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.01%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.47%) SQL
2 20 (6.71%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.03%) C
4 9 (3.02%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.01%) Korn
6 4 (1.34%) Java
7 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.67%) Perl
8 2 (0.67%) PHP
8 2 (0.67%) VBScript
8 2 (0.67%) VB
9 1 (0.34%) Python
9 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (23.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (18.79%) MCSE
3 43 (14.43%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (11.07%) CCNA
5 31 (10.40%) MCSA
6 26 (8.72%) Citrix Certification
7 22 (7.38%) MCITP
8 21 (7.05%) CCNP
9 20 (6.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (6.04%) CCA
11 15 (5.03%) Degree
12 11 (3.69%) Security Cleared
13 9 (3.02%) SC Cleared
14 5 (1.68%) VCP4
14 5 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.68%) ISEB
15 4 (1.34%) NCIE
16 3 (1.01%) CSSLP
16 3 (1.01%) EMC Certification
16 3 (1.01%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.02%) SLA
2 7 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 161 (54.03%) Active Directory
2 106 (35.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (23.83%) vSphere
4 59 (19.80%) Hyper-V
5 37 (12.42%) XenApp
6 14 (4.70%) VMware ESX
7 13 (4.36%) Terminal Services
8 12 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (3.36%) XenServer
10 9 (3.02%) vCloud
11 7 (2.35%) NFS
11 7 (2.35%) VMware Server
12 6 (2.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (1.68%) XenDesktop
14 4 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.67%) Terminal Server
17 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (6.04%) Backup Exec
2 16 (5.37%) SCCM
3 12 (4.03%) NetBackup
4 10 (3.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (2.68%) Nagios
5 8 (2.68%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (2.35%) SCOM
7 6 (2.01%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.68%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (1.01%) Foglight
9 3 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.01%) WSUS
10 2 (0.67%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.67%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.67%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.67%) SCSM
10 2 (0.67%) Windows Intune
11 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 215 (72.15%) VMware
2 132 (44.30%) Microsoft
3 125 (41.95%) Citrix
4 92 (30.87%) NetApp
5 90 (30.20%) Cisco
6 72 (24.16%) HP
7 64 (21.48%) EMC
8 28 (9.40%) Dell
9 27 (9.06%) IBM
10 23 (7.72%) Oracle
11 22 (7.38%) Juniper
11 22 (7.38%) Symantec
12 18 (6.04%) CommVault
13 17 (5.70%) Red Hat
14 12 (4.03%) Brocade
15 11 (3.69%) CheckPoint
16 10 (3.36%) Veritas
17 9 (3.02%) Netezza
18 8 (2.68%) SonicWALL
19 7 (2.35%) 3PAR
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens & PDP
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + (inc car allowance) + 5% bonus
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Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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West Midlands
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Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Solihull
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Dudley
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
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Coventry
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum
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SCC
Posted: 20 days ago
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SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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