Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 38 30
Rank change year-on-year -20 -8 +16
Permanent jobs citing SAN 11 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.43% 2.06% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.97% 18.42% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 1
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -32.00% +92.31%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,700 £47,500
90th Percentile £43,250 £36,200 £52,500
UK median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

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 58 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.80% 11.18% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 49 30 13
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,375 £20,850
90th Percentile £50,500 £50,000 £42,850
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 22 November 2017. 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 -16 10 £40,000 +17.65%
County Tyrone - 1 £27,500 -
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SAN.

1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Debian
4 5 (45.45%) Subversion
4 5 (45.45%) NetApp
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) Nagios
4 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 5 (45.45%) Change Management
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) SSH
4 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (45.45%) Puppet
4 5 (45.45%) 3PAR
4 5 (45.45%) Process Improvement
4 5 (45.45%) SSL
4 5 (45.45%) Solaris
4 5 (45.45%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) LDAP
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) EMC
4 5 (45.45%) Perl
4 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) WAN

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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) FTP
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) Kerberos
2 5 (45.45%) LDAP
2 5 (45.45%) SMTP
2 5 (45.45%) SNMP
2 5 (45.45%) SSH
2 5 (45.45%) SSL
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Unix Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (45.45%) Fintech
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Debian
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
1 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
1 5 (45.45%) Process Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Security Patching
4 2 (18.18%) Threat Detection
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (9.09%) Document Management
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Search
5 1 (9.09%) Global Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) A+ Certification
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) NFS
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Nagios
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) 3PAR
2 5 (45.45%) EMC
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) NetApp
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) VMware