The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 16 29 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 2.04% 0.75% 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 12.50% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
SAN
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 30.61% 6.02% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 12
Average salary £36,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.15% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £38,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

SAN
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Bridgend region.

SAN Salary Trend in Bridgend

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCDA
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCDA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (25.00%) vCloud
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle