The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 26 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.95% 2.94% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 22.22% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Median salary £41,250 £35,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.85% -8.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £31,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,750 £47,650
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 15 18 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 9.87% 13.24% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 12
Median salary £35,750 £38,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £80,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing SAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Belfast

SAN
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN in Belfast.

Salary trend for SAN in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for SAN.

1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) A+ Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Threat Detection
4 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (14.29%) Meraki
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Juniper Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
3 2 (28.57%) Threat Detection
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Global Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) A+ Certification
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Meraki
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle