Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 153 105
Rank change year-on-year +35 -48 -6
Permanent jobs citing SAN 80 66 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.10% 1.40% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 8.38% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 81 58 110
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.64% +12.93%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,325 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 580 788 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.21% 16.68% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 453 528 682
Birmingham median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,178
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% -0.44% +0.45%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 65 (81.25%) Windows
2 63 (78.75%) VMware
3 49 (61.25%) Microsoft
4 46 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (55.00%) Active Directory
6 43 (53.75%) Windows Server
7 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (35.00%) Firewall
9 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
10 26 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (31.25%) MCSE
11 25 (31.25%) Cisco
12 24 (30.00%) Veeam
13 22 (27.50%) MS Exchange
14 20 (25.00%) Linux
14 20 (25.00%) SQL
14 20 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (23.75%) Windows 10
15 19 (23.75%) DNS
16 18 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (22.50%) Finance
16 18 (22.50%) ITIL
16 18 (22.50%) vSphere
17 17 (21.25%) Hyper-V
17 17 (21.25%) LAN
17 17 (21.25%) Business Continuity
18 16 (20.00%) WAN
19 15 (18.75%) Office 365
20 13 (16.25%) Fibre Channel
20 13 (16.25%) HP

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 22 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.75%) Apache
3 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (5.00%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.50%) WordPress
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) Office 365
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.00%) Firewall
2 19 (23.75%) DNS
3 17 (21.25%) LAN
4 16 (20.00%) WAN
5 13 (16.25%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (15.00%) SSL
7 10 (12.50%) DHCP
7 10 (12.50%) VoIP
8 9 (11.25%) IPsec
8 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
9 6 (7.50%) NAS
10 5 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.25%) iSCSI
11 4 (5.00%) Internet
11 4 (5.00%) MPLS
11 4 (5.00%) Skype
12 3 (3.75%) VPN
13 2 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) DB2
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (22.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Law
3 3 (3.75%) Legal
4 2 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Analyst
2 16 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Consultant
4 10 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (8.75%) Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) SAN Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Team Leader
8 5 (6.25%) IT Support
8 5 (6.25%) Network Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
8 5 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Server Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Storage Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Replication
2 9 (11.25%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.75%) PKI
4 5 (6.25%) Clustering
4 5 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
5 4 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.00%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.75%) Handset
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 65 (81.25%) Windows
2 43 (53.75%) Windows Server
3 26 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (25.00%) Linux
5 19 (23.75%) Windows 10
6 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (10.00%) Windows 7
9 7 (8.75%) AIX
10 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (3.75%) CentOS
11 3 (3.75%) Unix
12 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 18 (22.50%) ITIL
2 17 (21.25%) Business Continuity
3 12 (15.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 12 (15.00%) Project Management
4 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2
5 10 (12.50%) Information Security
5 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.25%) BCP
6 9 (11.25%) Contingency Planning
6 9 (11.25%) IT Strategy
6 9 (11.25%) Network Design
6 9 (11.25%) Six Sigma
6 9 (11.25%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (7.50%) SOA
8 5 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.25%) Line Management
8 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) SQL
2 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.50%) C
5 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (31.25%) MCSE
3 20 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (15.00%) CCNA
4 12 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (12.50%) MCSA
6 8 (10.00%) CCA
6 8 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (6.25%) MCP
8 4 (5.00%) HP ASE
8 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.50%) Postgraduate
9 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.25%) Degree
10 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.25%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) COBIT
1 9 (11.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (22.50%) vSphere
4 17 (21.25%) Hyper-V
5 12 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (12.50%) XenApp
7 5 (6.25%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) SCOM
2 4 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.00%) SCCM
2 4 (5.00%) WSUS
3 3 (3.75%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 63 (78.75%) VMware
2 49 (61.25%) Microsoft
3 25 (31.25%) Cisco
4 24 (30.00%) Veeam
5 13 (16.25%) HP
6 12 (15.00%) Citrix
6 12 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (11.25%) Dell
7 9 (11.25%) Sophos
8 8 (10.00%) EMC
8 8 (10.00%) Juniper
8 8 (10.00%) NetApp
8 8 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
9 7 (8.75%) EqualLogic
9 7 (8.75%) Synology
10 6 (7.50%) Oracle
11 5 (6.25%) IBM
12 4 (5.00%) CommVault
12 4 (5.00%) F5
12 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds