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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 24 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.96% 0.88% 6.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 5.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 9
Median salary £37,500 £29,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% +9.43%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
9 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 8.82% 17.70% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 21
Median salary £40,000 £29,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% +11.32%
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 3 May 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Security
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) NetWare
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification

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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) NetWare
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Security
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (28.57%) EMC Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Novell
2 2 (28.57%) Sun