Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 88 98
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -22
Permanent jobs citing SAN 6 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.66% 0.91% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 7.44% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 14
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,750 £29,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.41% -11.28% -39.55%
10th Percentile £26,875 £26,800 £23,425
90th Percentile £39,625 £48,019 £48,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 112 121 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.24% 12.23% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 75 93 132
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.97% -4.62% -22.62%
10th Percentile £22,200 £21,125 £23,050
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 15 July 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 -7 2 £34,250 +16.10% 1
Tamworth - 2 £35,750 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £25,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £33,500 -
SAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) vRealize
4 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) VSAN
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) LDAP
4 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (33.33%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS

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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) SNMP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
1 2 (33.33%) VSAN
1 2 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) CCENT
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Genesys
3 1 (16.67%) Ivanti
3 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky