Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 110 126 118
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 -13
Permanent jobs citing SAN 8 25 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.58% 0.97% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.16% 7.12% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 57
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.09% +7.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £35,841 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £63,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

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 155 351 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.23% 13.68% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 135 298 426
Median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +2.15% +16.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Birmingham

SAN
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAN in Birmingham.

Salary trend for SAN in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SAN.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (50.00%) Workfront
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) NAS
2 4 (50.00%) Azure
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Police
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) MCSA
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) EMC
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Remedy
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) NEC

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:

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Azure
1 4 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) NAS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Military
1 4 (50.00%) Police
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Control
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) MCSA
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
1 4 (50.00%) SCOM
1 4 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) EMC
2 4 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 4 (50.00%) NEC
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Remedy
2 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow