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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 29 27
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.47% 2.38% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 15.79% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £23,500 £35,750 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.26% +23.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 27 19 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 9.89% 15.08% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 13
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing SAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Tyrone - 3 £23,500 -
County Antrim -12 1 - -
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (60.00%) VoIP
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) ERP
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) HND
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (60.00%) Change Control
2 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 6 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (30.00%) KYC
3 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script

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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
General
1 7 (70.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
1 6 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) IT Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Control
1 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (60.00%) ERP
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (30.00%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
1 6 (60.00%) HND
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 6 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Intel