Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > North East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 104 101
Rank change year-on-year +26 -3 -29
Permanent jobs citing SAN 49 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.17% 0.37% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.96% 2.51% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 43 4 14
North East median annual salary £32,500 £33,250 £22,350
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.26% +48.77% -18.73%
10th Percentile £21,700 £31,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £61,000 £37,050 £47,300
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 289 199 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.71% 14.87% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 258 175 95
North East median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% -2.99% -4.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,884 £45,000 £53,237
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for SAN in the North East

SAN
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in the North East over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +31 45 £32,500 -8.45% 12
Durham -11 3 £37,500 +15.38% 1
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for SAN.

1 41 (83.67%) Windows
2 36 (73.47%) VMware
3 35 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
5 26 (53.06%) MS Exchange
6 25 (51.02%) Hyper-V
7 24 (48.98%) Windows Server
8 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (38.78%) DNS
8 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
9 18 (36.73%) DHCP
10 16 (32.65%) Clustering
11 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (30.61%) SMTP
11 15 (30.61%) Cisco
12 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
12 13 (26.53%) Linux
12 13 (26.53%) Firewall
13 12 (24.49%) WAN
13 12 (24.49%) Oracle
13 12 (24.49%) Veritas
14 11 (22.45%) SNMP
14 11 (22.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (22.45%) NAS
14 11 (22.45%) IPFIX
15 10 (20.41%) HP
15 10 (20.41%) Citrix
15 10 (20.41%) LAN
16 9 (18.37%) VoIP
16 9 (18.37%) Client/Server

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 26 (53.06%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.29%) Apache
3 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (14.29%) IIS
4 5 (10.20%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (10.20%) iPlanet
4 5 (10.20%) JBoss
4 5 (10.20%) MQSeries
4 5 (10.20%) OpenStack
4 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
4 5 (10.20%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Office 365
2 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) DNS
2 18 (36.73%) DHCP
3 15 (30.61%) SMTP
4 13 (26.53%) Firewall
4 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
5 12 (24.49%) WAN
6 11 (22.45%) IPFIX
6 11 (22.45%) NAS
6 11 (22.45%) SNMP
7 10 (20.41%) LAN
8 9 (18.37%) VoIP
9 8 (16.33%) VLAN
10 5 (10.20%) LDAP
10 5 (10.20%) SMS
11 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (8.16%) DMZ
11 4 (8.16%) iSCSI
11 4 (8.16%) WLAN
12 2 (4.08%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (4.08%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (4.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Server Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (8.16%) IT Technician
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Unix Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
8 2 (4.08%) IT Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) J2EE
2 4 (8.16%) WAP
2 4 (8.16%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Clustering
2 9 (18.37%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.16%) Replication
4 2 (4.08%) Grid Computing
4 2 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 41 (83.67%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Windows Server
3 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (26.53%) Linux
6 6 (12.24%) CentOS
6 6 (12.24%) Ubuntu
7 5 (10.20%) AIX
7 5 (10.20%) HPUX
7 5 (10.20%) Solaris
7 5 (10.20%) SUSE
7 5 (10.20%) Unix
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 7 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 6 (12.24%) B2C
3 6 (12.24%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.20%) High Availability
4 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.16%) Change Control
5 4 (8.16%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.16%) Patch Management
5 4 (8.16%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.08%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.08%) C-shell
3 2 (4.08%) Korn
3 2 (4.08%) Perl
3 2 (4.08%) PHP
3 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) OCA
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
3 25 (51.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.20%) KVM
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (10.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (8.16%) DFS Replication
5 4 (8.16%) XenApp
6 3 (6.12%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (4.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (10.20%) OpenView
3 4 (8.16%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.16%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
4 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) VMware
2 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.61%) Cisco
4 12 (24.49%) Oracle
4 12 (24.49%) Veritas
5 10 (20.41%) Citrix
5 10 (20.41%) HP
6 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
7 7 (14.29%) IBM
8 5 (10.20%) Cognos
8 5 (10.20%) F5
8 5 (10.20%) Opsware
8 5 (10.20%) PlateSpin
8 5 (10.20%) Sun
9 4 (8.16%) arcserve
9 4 (8.16%) CA
9 4 (8.16%) Sophos
9 4 (8.16%) Symantec
9 4 (8.16%) Veeam
10 3 (6.12%) Borland