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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 92 72
Rank change year-on-year -5 -20  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 36 51 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.84% 2.16% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 15.55% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 76
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 288 328 414
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.69% 13.90% 20.58%
Number of salaries quoted 944 844 1446
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £26,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 45 (73.77%) Windows
2 34 (55.74%) Active Directory
2 34 (55.74%) VMware
2 34 (55.74%) Windows Server
3 30 (49.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (49.18%) Cisco
3 30 (49.18%) NetApp
4 29 (47.54%) MS Exchange
5 24 (39.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (37.70%) Hyper-V
6 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
7 22 (36.07%) Firewall
8 21 (34.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (34.43%) vSphere
9 20 (32.79%) HP
10 17 (27.87%) Dell
10 17 (27.87%) Office 365
11 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (26.23%) SQL
12 13 (21.31%) CheckPoint
12 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (21.31%) IPsec
12 13 (21.31%) SonicWALL
13 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (19.67%) Forefront TMG
13 12 (19.67%) HP StoreVirtual
13 12 (19.67%) IPv4
14 11 (18.03%) Citrix
14 11 (18.03%) Linux
14 11 (18.03%) NAS

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 29 (47.54%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.20%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.64%) IIS
6 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.87%) Office 365
2 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.07%) Firewall
2 13 (21.31%) IPsec
3 12 (19.67%) IPv4
4 11 (18.03%) NAS
5 10 (16.39%) DNS
6 9 (14.75%) LAN
7 7 (11.48%) WAN
8 6 (9.84%) DHCP
8 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
9 5 (8.20%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (6.56%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (6.56%) Wireless
11 3 (4.92%) MPLS
12 2 (3.28%) Internet
12 2 (3.28%) Network Security
12 2 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (3.28%) SSL
12 2 (3.28%) VLAN
12 2 (3.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Ant
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Law
3 2 (3.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (9.84%) Administrator
2 6 (9.84%) SAN Administrator
3 5 (8.20%) IT Support
3 5 (8.20%) Technical Support
3 5 (8.20%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (6.56%) Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Help Desk Adviser
4 4 (6.56%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (6.56%) Support Team Leader
4 4 (6.56%) Team Leader
5 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.92%) ICT Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) IT Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Server Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) HP StoreVirtual
2 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.20%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.56%) PKI
4 4 (6.56%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (4.92%) Replication
6 2 (3.28%) Clustering
6 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.28%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.64%) CCTV
7 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (73.77%) Windows
2 34 (55.74%) Windows Server
3 30 (49.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (34.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (18.03%) Linux
7 9 (14.75%) Windows 10
8 6 (9.84%) AIX
8 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
9 5 (8.20%) Unix
10 2 (3.28%) Android
10 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.28%) Solaris
10 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (11.48%) ITIL
3 5 (8.20%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (8.20%) SOA
4 4 (6.56%) Line Management
4 4 (6.56%) Presales
4 4 (6.56%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (6.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (4.92%) Business Continuity
5 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.28%) Document Management
6 2 (3.28%) ERP
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.28%) Network Management
6 2 (3.28%) Open Source
6 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.48%) MCSE
3 5 (8.20%) MCP
4 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.28%) Degree
5 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.64%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (55.74%) Active Directory
2 24 (39.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (37.70%) Hyper-V
4 21 (34.43%) vSphere
5 12 (19.67%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (4.92%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (4.92%) XenApp
7 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.28%) XenServer
8 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) SCCM
2 7 (11.48%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.56%) SCOM
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (4.92%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.92%) WSUS
5 2 (3.28%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.28%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.64%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 34 (55.74%) VMware
2 30 (49.18%) Cisco
2 30 (49.18%) NetApp
3 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
4 20 (32.79%) HP
5 17 (27.87%) Dell
6 13 (21.31%) CheckPoint
6 13 (21.31%) SonicWALL
7 11 (18.03%) Citrix
8 10 (16.39%) Veeam
9 8 (13.11%) EMC
10 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
11 4 (6.56%) EqualLogic
11 4 (6.56%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (6.56%) Sophos
11 4 (6.56%) Synology
12 3 (4.92%) 3PAR
12 3 (4.92%) IBM
13 2 (3.28%) CommVault
13 2 (3.28%) Oracle
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