The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 21 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing SAN 14 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.46% 4.02% 4.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.45% 15.91% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 3
Average salary £26,250 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.73% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £47,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £47,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £39,512 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -2.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 44 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 34.46% 25.29% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 27
Average salary £26,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.82% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
County Antrim

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 19 (100.00%) IIS
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
1 19 (100.00%) Veritas
1 19 (100.00%) DHCP
1 19 (100.00%) Symantec
1 19 (100.00%) Sophos
1 19 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
1 19 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 19 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 19 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 19 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) NAS
1 19 (100.00%) vSphere
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (73.68%) Clustering
2 14 (73.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (100.00%) IIS
2 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) DHCP
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
1 19 (100.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2000
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Clustering
2 6 (31.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
1 19 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 19 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 8 (42.11%) Capacity Management
2 8 (42.11%) Compatibility Testing
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 19 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 19 (100.00%) vSphere
2 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 19 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 14 (73.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
1 19 (100.00%) Veritas
1 19 (100.00%) Symantec
1 19 (100.00%) Sophos
1 19 (100.00%) VMware