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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 35 28 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.44% 2.70% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 15.00% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £35,750 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 6.64% 18.02% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 11
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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

SAN
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) KYC
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

SAN
Top Related 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) VMware