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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - 38 34
Permanent jobs citing SAN 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 2.19% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.00% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +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
11 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.19% 21.86% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 18
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Server Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Compaq
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago