Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 53 39
Rank change year-on-year -9 -14 +6
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.47% 2.61% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 22.00% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -8.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £28,900
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,250 £39,550
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 73 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 17.10% 11.88% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 29
Northern Ireland median annual salary £30,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £48,750 £45,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 September 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
County Antrim -10 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
County Londonderry - 1 - -
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) HPUX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Capita
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware