The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 24 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.81% 0.60% 6.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 3.23% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 11
Median salary £37,500 £26,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
SAN
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.94% 18.56% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 19
Median salary £38,000 £25,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% -5.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SAN
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SAN Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

SAN
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
County Antrim +18 1 £37,500 +41.50%
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SAN.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) NetWare
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) EMC Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Novell
4 2 (40.00%) MOM
4 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) NetWare
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Security
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (40.00%) EMC Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Novell
3 2 (40.00%) Sun