Period
to 16 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 88 74
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 +3
Permanent jobs citing SAN 14 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.27% 1.25% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.67% 7.87% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 24
Staffordshire median annual salary £28,750 £35,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% -18.13% +7.55%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,113 £26,250
90th Percentile £36,089 £35,000 £55,125
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -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 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 120 178 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.85% 15.86% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 105 151 137
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £22,350 £21,250 £19,900
90th Percentile £47,500 £65,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 January 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 +16 5 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £27,500 -
Lichfield - 4 £33,500 - 1
SAN
West Midlands

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

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
3 11 (78.57%) Office 365
4 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
5 7 (50.00%) VLAN
6 6 (42.86%) NAS
6 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (42.86%) LAN
6 6 (42.86%) VPN
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) WAN
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
7 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (35.71%) Change Management
7 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
7 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
7 5 (35.71%) MCSE
7 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
7 5 (35.71%) CCNA
7 5 (35.71%) Case Management
7 5 (35.71%) Contract Management
7 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (35.71%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence

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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) VLAN
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) NAS
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
6 1 (7.14%) LDAP
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (7.14%) SNMP
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) IT Support
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Support
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
2 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
2 5 (35.71%) Case Management
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) Contract Management
2 5 (35.71%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (7.14%) Data Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
3 4 (28.57%) CCENT
3 4 (28.57%) MCP
3 4 (28.57%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) CITP
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
1 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam