Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 86 91
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 3 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.37% 0.76% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.88% 6.15% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 19
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% -7.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £40,750 £49,517 £46,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 104 130 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.98% 12.38% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 75 105 148
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -10.26%
10th Percentile £23,754 £21,125 £23,700
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.41% - +2.63%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Staffordshire

SAN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for SAN in Staffordshire

SAN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 1 £37,500 +11.00%
Tamworth - 1 £37,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £25,000 -
SAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
3 1 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) vRealize
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (33.33%) VSAN
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VSAN
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Genesys
2 1 (33.33%) Ivanti
2 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft