Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 37 29
Rank change year-on-year -13 -8 +18
Permanent jobs citing SAN 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.78% 2.05% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 15.79% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Belfast median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.94% -31.00% +92.31%
10th Percentile £36,875 £28,550 £47,500
90th Percentile £43,250 £36,400 £52,500
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -32.00% +92.31%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 34 38 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 9.44% 12.97% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 7
Belfast median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,375 £26,200
90th Percentile £61,250 £50,000 £46,950
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

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 24 November 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 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Debian
4 5 (50.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) NetApp
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (50.00%) Nagios
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) Change Management
4 5 (50.00%) SSH
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (50.00%) Puppet
4 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
4 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 5 (50.00%) SSL
4 5 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) LDAP
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) EMC
4 5 (50.00%) Solaris
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) Perl
4 5 (50.00%) Unix
4 5 (50.00%) SMTP

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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) FTP
2 5 (50.00%) HTTP
2 5 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 5 (50.00%) LDAP
2 5 (50.00%) SMTP
2 5 (50.00%) SNMP
2 5 (50.00%) SSH
2 5 (50.00%) SSL
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Debian
2 5 (50.00%) Solaris
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (20.00%) Threat Detection
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Document Management
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Search
5 1 (10.00%) Global Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) NFS
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Nagios
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) NetApp
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Meraki
5 1 (10.00%) VMware