Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > North East
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 67 85
Rank change year-on-year -29 +18 +13
Permanent jobs citing SAN 14 8 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.14% 1.18% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.09% 10.13% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 14
10th Percentile £28,000 £21,250 £25,150
25th Percentile £34,000 £21,813 £33,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £36,205 £43,077
Median % change year-on-year +10.48% -15.95% +23.08%
75th Percentile £50,000 £50,625 £47,525
90th Percentile £54,750 £60,000 £55,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 173 79 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.03% 11.65% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 137 70 108
10th Percentile £23,650 £22,675 £22,000
25th Percentile £26,250 £30,704 £29,890
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £40,000 £37,535
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.57% +7.24%
75th Percentile £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £57,500 £57,691
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,483 £46,625
% change year-on-year -4.73% +12.56% -1.84%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in the North East

SAN
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAN in the North East.

Salary trend for SAN in the North East

SAN
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAN in the North East over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SAN in the North East

SAN
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham -8 5 £40,000 +75.82% 3
Tyne and Wear -27 5 £52,500 - 2
Northumberland - 4 £34,000 -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for SAN.

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (42.86%) LAN
6 6 (42.86%) WAN
7 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
8 4 (28.57%) Migration
8 4 (28.57%) Replication
8 4 (28.57%) DNS
8 4 (28.57%) SLA
8 4 (28.57%) ERP
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 4 (28.57%) IIS
8 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (28.57%) NAS
8 4 (28.57%) Social Skills
9 3 (21.43%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (21.43%) Presales
9 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) NAS
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) WLAN
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) Intranet
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) IT Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Replication
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ERP
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Logistics
2 3 (21.43%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (21.43%) Presales
2 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.14%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Deadline-Driven
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Security Hardening
4 1 (7.14%) Server Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) WSUS
2 2 (14.29%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Meraki
4 1 (7.14%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (7.14%) QNAP
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam