Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 60 60
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -22
Permanent jobs citing SAN 10 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.84% 0.24% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.35% 1.43% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 13
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.89% +12.50% +17.65%
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,575 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.26% +1.28% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 107 70 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.71% 16.95% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 55 53 45
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,000 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.92% -23.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £20,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £63,000 £68,750 £51,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Northern Ireland

SAN
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for SAN in Northern Ireland

SAN
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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
County Antrim 0 10 £32,000 -28.89% 2
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SAN.

1 6 (60.00%) Perl
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
1 6 (60.00%) Solaris
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Python
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) SMTP
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) NFS
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (60.00%) SSH
1 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
1 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (60.00%) Puppet
1 6 (60.00%) NAS
2 4 (40.00%) Public Sector
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Local Government
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) WSUS
4 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) NAS
1 6 (60.00%) SMTP
1 6 (60.00%) SSH
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Public Sector
2 3 (30.00%) Local Government
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Junior
1 6 (60.00%) Junior Unix Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Solaris
1 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) Due Diligence
2 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (60.00%) Perl
1 6 (60.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) NFS
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware