The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 28 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs citing SAN 30 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.65% 1.42% 3.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.85% 14.81% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 14
Average salary £27,500 £24,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,520 £21,700 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £33,600 £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
Tyne and Wear

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

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 27 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.05% 9.57% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 60
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SAN
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

SAN Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 33 (84.62%) MS Exchange
3 31 (79.49%) Active Directory
3 31 (79.49%) Firewall
4 28 (71.79%) NetApp
5 27 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (64.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (64.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (64.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (56.41%) EMC
8 19 (48.72%) Blackberry
8 19 (48.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (48.72%) SharePoint
8 19 (48.72%) Replication
8 19 (48.72%) Lync
9 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (46.15%) VMware
10 17 (43.59%) Hyper-V
11 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
13 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
13 13 (33.33%) NAS
14 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
14 12 (30.77%) MCSE
14 12 (30.77%) SQL
14 12 (30.77%) VBScript
14 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
14 12 (30.77%) Cisco
15 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2005

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 33 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 25 (64.10%) Exchange Server 2007
2 25 (64.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 25 (64.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (48.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 19 (48.72%) SharePoint
3 19 (48.72%) Lync
4 11 (28.21%) Office Communications Server
5 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (79.49%) Firewall
2 13 (33.33%) NAS
3 9 (23.08%) LAN
3 9 (23.08%) WAN
3 9 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (20.51%) DHCP
4 8 (20.51%) DNS
5 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (10.26%) French Language
1 4 (10.26%) German Language
1 4 (10.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Field Engineer
1 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Technical Support
2 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Leader
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Messaging Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Support Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Blackberry
1 19 (48.72%) Replication
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 27 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (20.51%) Linux
5 5 (12.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Project Management
2 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
3 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.13%) Test Management
4 2 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
1 12 (30.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (30.77%) MCSE
3 10 (25.64%) MCSA
4 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 6 (15.38%) MCP
6 4 (10.26%) MCITP
6 4 (10.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (79.49%) Active Directory
2 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (43.59%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.82%) NFS
5 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) NetApp
2 22 (56.41%) EMC
3 18 (46.15%) VMware
4 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.77%) Cisco
6 5 (12.82%) Symantec
7 4 (10.26%) CA
8 2 (5.13%) HP
8 2 (5.13%) Dell