Period
to 12 June 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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > North East
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 76 71
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +41
Permanent jobs citing SAN 24 13 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.04% 1.30% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.97% 8.90% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 33
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £40,625 £30,717 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median % change year-on-year +57.14% -2.78% +10.77%
75th Percentile £85,000 £37,250 £41,750
90th Percentile " £42,750 £47,520
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%

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 185 146 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.70% 14.57% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 123 125 189
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,850 £22,000
25th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £29,558
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +16.92%
75th Percentile £51,000 £44,750 £51,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 12 June 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 12 June 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
Tyne and Wear +5 20 £67,500 +47.54% 1
Durham +1 4 £22,500 -35.71%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 12 June 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 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
5 16 (66.67%) PowerShell
5 16 (66.67%) SCCM
6 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2019
6 14 (58.33%) Configuration Management
6 14 (58.33%) ITSM
7 13 (54.17%) Change Management
7 13 (54.17%) McAfee
7 13 (54.17%) Nagios
7 13 (54.17%) IaaS
7 13 (54.17%) DevOps
7 13 (54.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (54.17%) SCOM
7 13 (54.17%) SolarWinds
7 13 (54.17%) Azure
7 13 (54.17%) SaaS
7 13 (54.17%) PaaS
7 13 (54.17%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
9 4 (16.67%) Citrix
9 4 (16.67%) LAN
9 4 (16.67%) WAN

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 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) Azure
1 13 (54.17%) Azure Active Directory
1 13 (54.17%) IaaS
1 13 (54.17%) PaaS
1 13 (54.17%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Cohesity
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Social Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) IT Support
2 3 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate C# Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate C# Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
1 18 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2016
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2019
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Configuration Management
1 14 (58.33%) ITSM
2 13 (54.17%) Change Management
2 13 (54.17%) DevOps
3 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (12.50%) Wealth Management
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Server Management
7 1 (4.17%) Coaching
7 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.17%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Line Management
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.17%) Security Hardening
7 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (66.67%) SCCM
2 13 (54.17%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (54.17%) Nagios
2 13 (54.17%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) McAfee
3 13 (54.17%) SolarWinds
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) arcserve
5 3 (12.50%) Dell
5 3 (12.50%) Dell KACE
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) Sophos
6 2 (8.33%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Veeam