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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 76 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 5 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.63% 0.90% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 10.77% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 11
Median salary £43,000 £23,300 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+84.54% -23.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £21,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
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
145 65 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 18.26% 8.38% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 129 42 67
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £42,500 £51,459
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -3 5 £43,000 +84.54%
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 North East region with a requirement for SAN.

1 6 (50.00%) Unix
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) SLA
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) LDAP
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) LDAP
3 2 (16.67%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Skype
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Support
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
1 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) CentOS
4 2 (16.67%) Debian
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Budget Control
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Server Building
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Korn
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) AAT
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) iptables
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Opsware
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) ThinPrint