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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 23 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.30% 4.31% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 13.64% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Average salary £38,250 £26,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.11% -45.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
22 66 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 25.29% 31.58% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 9
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -37.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £24,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £30,050
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram 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 4 August 2015. 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
County Antrim +11 2 £38,250 +47.11%
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) EMC Certification
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) NetWare
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) EMC Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Novell
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade