The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 103 95
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 25 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.34% 1.63% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.33% 10.63% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 27
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 268 367 272
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.37% 15.31% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 210 291 230
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +9.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Birmingham

SAN
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN in Birmingham.

Salary trend for SAN in Birmingham

SAN
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SAN.

1 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 37 (72.55%) VMware
3 36 (70.59%) Windows Server
4 31 (60.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (58.82%) Active Directory
6 27 (52.94%) NetApp
7 26 (50.98%) MS Exchange
7 26 (50.98%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (49.02%) Hyper-V
9 24 (47.06%) Cisco
10 23 (45.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (45.10%) Firewall
11 20 (39.22%) HP
12 19 (37.25%) vSphere
13 17 (33.33%) Dell
13 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (31.37%) CheckPoint
14 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
14 16 (31.37%) IPv4
14 16 (31.37%) SonicWALL
14 16 (31.37%) Exchange Server 2003
14 16 (31.37%) Forefront TMG
15 15 (29.41%) NAS
16 13 (25.49%) SQL
16 13 (25.49%) Office 365
17 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (21.57%) Citrix
18 11 (21.57%) MCSE
18 11 (21.57%) IPsec
18 11 (21.57%) Server Virtualisation

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 26 (50.98%) MS Exchange
2 16 (31.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Office 365
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (45.10%) Firewall
2 16 (31.37%) IPv4
3 15 (29.41%) NAS
4 11 (21.57%) IPsec
5 8 (15.69%) LAN
5 8 (15.69%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (11.76%) DHCP
6 6 (11.76%) DNS
7 5 (9.80%) VLAN
7 5 (9.80%) WAN
8 4 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.88%) VoIP
10 2 (3.92%) IPv6
10 2 (3.92%) Skype
11 1 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (1.96%) SNMP
11 1 (1.96%) SSL
11 1 (1.96%) VPN
11 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Ant
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Automotive
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Installations Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Adviser
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) NetApp Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Office 365 Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Storage Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) HP StoreVirtual
2 7 (13.73%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.88%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.92%) Replication
5 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.96%) CCTV
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 36 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 31 (60.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (45.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (13.73%) Linux
7 6 (11.76%) Unix
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Server Virtualisation
2 7 (13.73%) Project Management
3 6 (11.76%) ITIL
4 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (5.88%) Statistics
6 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.92%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (3.92%) Data Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.92%) Document Management
6 2 (3.92%) ERP
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.92%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (21.57%) MCSE
3 7 (13.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.88%) MCP
5 2 (3.92%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.92%) MCITP
5 2 (3.92%) MCSA
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 26 (50.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (49.02%) Hyper-V
4 19 (37.25%) vSphere
5 16 (31.37%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (15.69%) Terminal Services
7 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
8 4 (7.84%) XenServer
9 2 (3.92%) XenApp
10 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Backup Exec
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.96%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) VMware
2 27 (52.94%) NetApp
3 24 (47.06%) Cisco
4 20 (39.22%) HP
5 17 (33.33%) Dell
6 16 (31.37%) CheckPoint
6 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
6 16 (31.37%) SonicWALL
7 11 (21.57%) Citrix
8 4 (7.84%) EMC
9 3 (5.88%) IBM
9 3 (5.88%) Veeam
10 2 (3.92%) CommVault
10 2 (3.92%) iManage
10 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.96%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (1.96%) Oracle
11 1 (1.96%) Symantec
11 1 (1.96%) Veritas
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