The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 24 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.54% - 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% - 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £34,000 - £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.50%
SAN
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 1 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 15.38% 1.92% 42.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 16
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £37,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SAN
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

SAN Salary Trend in Belfast

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for SAN.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Replication
3 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) VBScript
4 3 (50.00%) VB
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Legal
4 3 (50.00%) Document Management
4 3 (50.00%) SCOM
4 3 (50.00%) DFS Replication
4 3 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) NAS
5 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) OpenText

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) IDOL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) Process Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
4 1 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) EMC Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) MOM
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Kofax
4 2 (33.33%) OpenText
5 1 (16.67%) Brocade
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Novell
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Sun