The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 62 48 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Permanent jobs citing SAN 12 24 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.41% 3.65% 6.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.12% 16.78% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 51
Average salary £30,500 £30,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.82% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,050 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
SAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 143 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.99% 21.77% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 63 128 142
Average salary £28,250 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.24% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SAN
Salary Trend in the North East

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

SAN Salary Trend in the North East

SAN
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the North East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in the North East

SAN
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -16 10 £30,500 -
Northumberland - 1 £25,500 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 37 (84.09%) Windows
1 37 (84.09%) VMware
2 30 (68.18%) Linux
3 27 (61.36%) MS Exchange
4 26 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 26 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (52.27%) MS Excel
5 23 (52.27%) Hyper-V
6 22 (50.00%) DNS
7 21 (47.73%) DHCP
8 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (43.18%) SLA
9 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
9 19 (43.18%) NAS
10 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
10 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (38.64%) ITIL
11 17 (38.64%) UNIX
11 17 (38.64%) VMware ESX
12 16 (36.36%) TCP/IP
12 16 (36.36%) Citrix
13 15 (34.09%) NFS
13 15 (34.09%) Symantec
13 15 (34.09%) iSCSI
14 14 (31.82%) SQL
15 13 (29.55%) German Language
16 12 (27.27%) French Language
16 12 (27.27%) Italian Language

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 27 (61.36%) MS Exchange
2 26 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 26 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 26 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (52.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (50.00%) DNS
2 21 (47.73%) DHCP
3 19 (43.18%) NAS
4 16 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 15 (34.09%) iSCSI
6 8 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.27%) Wireless
8 1 (2.27%) Intranet
8 1 (2.27%) VPN
8 1 (2.27%) LDAP
8 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) Ingres
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
General
1 13 (29.55%) German Language
2 12 (27.27%) Italian Language
2 12 (27.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Support Engineer
2 15 (34.09%) Technical Support
3 14 (31.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (22.73%) Analyst
4 10 (22.73%) Technical Support Engineer
4 10 (22.73%) Technical Engineer
4 10 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Server Support
6 7 (15.91%) Support Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Support Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Technical Support
8 4 (9.09%) Server Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Server Support Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) COM
1 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) CLARiiON
1 3 (6.82%) Celerra
2 1 (2.27%) Open Source
2 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.27%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 30 (68.18%) Linux
3 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (38.64%) UNIX
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.64%) Project Management
3 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.27%) High Availability
5 1 (2.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) RHCE
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.27%) MCTS
2 1 (2.27%) MCITP
2 1 (2.27%) HP AIS
2 1 (2.27%) HP ASE
2 1 (2.27%) HP MASE
2 1 (2.27%) VCDX
2 1 (2.27%) NCDA
2 1 (2.27%) NCIE
2 1 (2.27%) VCAP
2 1 (2.27%) CCEE
2 1 (2.27%) CCIA
2 1 (2.27%) MCSA
2 1 (2.27%) CCNP
2 1 (2.27%) CCA
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (43.18%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) HL7
2 1 (2.27%) DICOM
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) Hyper-V
2 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
4 17 (38.64%) VMware ESX
5 15 (34.09%) NFS
6 1 (2.27%) XenApp
6 1 (2.27%) XenServer
6 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) WSUS
2 7 (15.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (6.82%) SCCM
3 3 (6.82%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) VMware
2 16 (36.36%) Citrix
3 15 (34.09%) Symantec
4 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.45%) Cisco
6 6 (13.64%) HP
7 4 (9.09%) NetApp
8 3 (6.82%) Dell
8 3 (6.82%) EMC
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle
9 2 (4.55%) Fujitsu
9 2 (4.55%) IBM
9 2 (4.55%) Sun
10 1 (2.27%) Veritas
10 1 (2.27%) Lotus
10 1 (2.27%) Red Hat