The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 24 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 7 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.74% 3.13% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.58% 11.69% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 5
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 77 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.58% 26.74% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 27
Average salary £26,500 £14,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.28% -56.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
UK

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +11 7 £26,500 -24.28% 1
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Citrix
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) DHCP
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 10 (76.92%) vSphere
3 8 (61.54%) NAS
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) VMware ESX
3 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) NetBackup
4 7 (53.85%) Backup Exec
4 7 (53.85%) Sophos
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) IIS
4 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
4 7 (53.85%) Veritas
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (53.85%) Symantec
4 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL V3

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 7 (53.85%) IIS
1 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) DHCP
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
3 8 (61.54%) NAS
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) UNIX
6 1 (7.69%) AIX
6 1 (7.69%) HPUX
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL V3
3 4 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) MCITP
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MCTS
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) PMP
4 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
1 10 (76.92%) vSphere
2 8 (61.54%) VMware ESX
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
4 3 (23.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) NetBackup
1 7 (53.85%) Backup Exec
2 4 (30.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (23.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Citrix
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Sophos
3 7 (53.85%) Veritas
3 7 (53.85%) Symantec
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Compaq
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
Londonderry, County Londonderry
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Offer competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Steria
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,500 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago