Period
to 25 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 157 191
Rank change year-on-year +41 +34 -11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 112 197 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.41% 1.76% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.32% 9.22% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 120 163 158
Median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,800 £61,250
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -5.26% +5.56%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 782 2,136 2,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.80% 19.06% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 625 1,550 1,661
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in the Midlands

SAN
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SAN in the Midlands

SAN
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAN in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Salary histogram for SAN in the Midlands

SAN
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +56 70 £40,000 -5.88% 13
East Midlands +32 39 £37,500 -11.76% 19
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SAN.

1 74 (66.07%) Microsoft
2 69 (61.61%) Active Directory
3 61 (54.46%) Windows
4 58 (51.79%) VMware
5 56 (50.00%) ITIL
6 49 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (41.07%) DNS
7 46 (41.07%) LAN
8 44 (39.29%) DHCP
9 42 (37.50%) WAN
10 40 (35.71%) Data Centre
11 39 (34.82%) Cisco
11 39 (34.82%) Azure
12 38 (33.93%) TCP/IP
13 37 (33.04%) iSCSI
14 36 (32.14%) Citrix
15 34 (30.36%) MCSA
15 34 (30.36%) Fibre Channel
16 33 (29.46%) Change Management
17 31 (27.68%) Office 365
18 30 (26.79%) Firewall
18 30 (26.79%) Windows Server
19 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2008
20 26 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (23.21%) Hyper-V
21 24 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
21 24 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 22 (19.64%) Server+ Certification
22 22 (19.64%) SQL Server
22 22 (19.64%) MCSE

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 11 (9.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.36%) IIS
4 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Workfront
2 1 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (34.82%) Azure
2 31 (27.68%) Office 365
3 11 (9.82%) AWS
4 7 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.46%) G Suite
6 3 (2.68%) IaaS
6 3 (2.68%) SaaS
7 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (41.07%) DNS
1 46 (41.07%) LAN
2 44 (39.29%) DHCP
3 42 (37.50%) WAN
4 38 (33.93%) TCP/IP
5 37 (33.04%) iSCSI
6 34 (30.36%) Fibre Channel
7 30 (26.79%) Firewall
8 13 (11.61%) NAS
8 13 (11.61%) VPN
9 12 (10.71%) VLAN
10 8 (7.14%) VoIP
10 8 (7.14%) Wireless
11 6 (5.36%) BIG-IP
11 6 (5.36%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (5.36%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (5.36%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (5.36%) Software-Defined Networking
12 5 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.79%) Tableau
4 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) AutoIt
General
1 4 (3.57%) Military
1 4 (3.57%) Police
2 2 (1.79%) Back Office
2 2 (1.79%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Public Sector
2 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 33 (29.46%) Analyst
2 21 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (16.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 17 (15.18%) Systems Engineer
5 16 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 13 (11.61%) IT Analyst
7 11 (9.82%) IT Engineer
7 11 (9.82%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Administrator
8 8 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (7.14%) Team Leader
9 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 7 (6.25%) Network Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Network Support
10 6 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Storage Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Voice Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) XMPP
2 2 (1.79%) .NET
2 2 (1.79%) Web Services
2 2 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (0.89%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.89%) LDAP
3 1 (0.89%) Loki
3 1 (0.89%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 40 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 24 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (10.71%) Replication
4 8 (7.14%) Clustering
5 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.25%) Driving Licence
6 6 (5.36%) Fat Client
6 6 (5.36%) Thin Client
7 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.68%) PKI
9 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.89%) CMDB
10 1 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.89%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.89%) Handset
10 1 (0.89%) NHS
10 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (54.46%) Windows
2 30 (26.79%) Windows Server
3 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (15.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (14.29%) Linux
6 9 (8.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (6.25%) Unix
8 5 (4.46%) Solaris
9 4 (3.57%) AIX
9 4 (3.57%) Android
10 3 (2.68%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.79%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.89%) HPUX
12 1 (0.89%) SUSE
12 1 (0.89%) VMS
12 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.00%) ITIL
2 33 (29.46%) Change Management
3 24 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (15.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (13.39%) Project Management
6 14 (12.50%) Change Control
7 12 (10.71%) Business Continuity
8 10 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (8.93%) Service Management
9 8 (7.14%) Information Security
9 8 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (6.25%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.25%) High Availability
10 7 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
11 6 (5.36%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.36%) ITSM
11 6 (5.36%) Problem Management
11 6 (5.36%) Server Management
11 6 (5.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.75%) SQL
2 11 (9.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.68%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (30.36%) MCSA
3 22 (19.64%) MCSE
3 22 (19.64%) Server+ Certification
4 20 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (16.07%) CCNA
6 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
7 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
8 8 (7.14%) CCSA
9 7 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
9 7 (6.25%) MCP
10 4 (3.57%) CCNP
10 4 (3.57%) Degree
10 4 (3.57%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.68%) CISM
11 3 (2.68%) CISSP
11 3 (2.68%) CRISC
11 3 (2.68%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.46%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.68%) NIST
4 1 (0.89%) GDPR
4 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (61.61%) Active Directory
2 26 (23.21%) Hyper-V
2 26 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (13.39%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (8.04%) XenApp
7 7 (6.25%) vSphere
8 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.89%) NFS
10 1 (0.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (18.75%) SCCM
2 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 8 (7.14%) SCOM
4 7 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 7 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (6.25%) vCenter Server
4 7 (6.25%) WSUS
5 6 (5.36%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (5.36%) FortiGate
5 6 (5.36%) NetBackup
6 5 (4.46%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.79%) Simpana
8 1 (0.89%) Avamar
8 1 (0.89%) EnCase
8 1 (0.89%) FTK
8 1 (0.89%) OpenView
8 1 (0.89%) OPNET
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.89%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 74 (66.07%) Microsoft
2 58 (51.79%) VMware
3 39 (34.82%) Cisco
4 36 (32.14%) Citrix
5 21 (18.75%) NetApp
6 17 (15.18%) CheckPoint
7 13 (11.61%) HP
8 12 (10.71%) ServiceNow
9 11 (9.82%) Red Hat
10 9 (8.04%) EMC
10 9 (8.04%) Veeam
11 7 (6.25%) Dell
11 7 (6.25%) F5
11 7 (6.25%) McAfee
11 7 (6.25%) Mitel
11 7 (6.25%) Remedy
11 7 (6.25%) SolarWinds
12 6 (5.36%) Ivanti
13 5 (4.46%) Google
13 5 (4.46%) Siemens