The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 58 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 14 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.35% 3.27% 3.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.45% 22.89% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 19
Average salary £28,750 £24,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.16% -23.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £35,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 83 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.56% 14.29% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 44 72 122
Average salary £37,500 £28,636 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -28.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,300 £25,380
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,846
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SAN
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SAN Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

SAN
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

SAN
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 13 £27,500 +12.24%
Prudhoe -1 1 £42,500 +70.00%
SAN
North East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 34 (75.56%) MS Exchange
3 29 (64.44%) Active Directory
4 28 (62.22%) NetApp
4 28 (62.22%) Firewall
5 27 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (57.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (57.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 26 (57.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (46.67%) EMC
8 20 (44.44%) Replication
9 19 (42.22%) Blackberry
9 19 (42.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (42.22%) SharePoint
9 19 (42.22%) Lync
9 19 (42.22%) NAS
10 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (37.78%) Hyper-V
12 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (35.56%) VMware
13 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
14 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
15 13 (28.89%) SQL
15 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
15 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
16 12 (26.67%) VBScript
16 12 (26.67%) MCSE
16 12 (26.67%) MCSA
17 11 (24.44%) Linux

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 34 (75.56%) MS Exchange
2 26 (57.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 26 (57.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 26 (57.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (42.22%) SharePoint
3 19 (42.22%) Lync
3 19 (42.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (24.44%) Office Communications Server
5 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) Firewall
2 19 (42.22%) NAS
3 10 (22.22%) WAN
4 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (20.00%) LAN
5 7 (15.56%) DNS
5 7 (15.56%) DHCP
6 4 (8.89%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.67%) VLDB
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 7 (15.56%) Italian Language
2 6 (13.33%) French Language
2 6 (13.33%) German Language
3 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.89%) Messaging Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Support Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Replication
2 19 (42.22%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) CCTV
4 1 (2.22%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (24.44%) Linux
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (17.78%) UNIX
7 1 (2.22%) CentOS
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
3 3 (6.67%) Web Development
3 3 (6.67%) Scrum
3 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.22%) Change Management
4 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
1 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
2 12 (26.67%) VBScript
3 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) Ruby
4 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (26.67%) MCSE
2 12 (26.67%) MCSA
3 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) MCP
5 4 (8.89%) MCTS
5 4 (8.89%) MCITP
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (64.44%) Active Directory
2 17 (37.78%) Hyper-V
3 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.33%) NFS
5 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) NetApp
2 21 (46.67%) EMC
3 16 (35.56%) VMware
4 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco
6 6 (13.33%) Symantec
7 4 (8.89%) CA
8 2 (4.44%) HP
9 1 (2.22%) Dell
9 1 (2.22%) IBM
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle