The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 13 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing SAN 4 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 11.11% 46.43% 19.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 61.90% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 10
Average salary £38,400 £38,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.39% -1.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Caerphilly region.

Communications & Networking Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 30.56% 75.00% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 28
Average salary £38,400 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

SAN
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

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

SAN Salary Trend in Caerphilly

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) NAS
2 11 (84.62%) HP
3 10 (76.92%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) IIS
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) MCP
5 6 (46.15%) MCSE
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 5 (38.46%) SAP
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) SAP Certification
6 5 (38.46%) ISO 9001
6 5 (38.46%) Clustering
6 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
7 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Project Management
7 4 (30.77%) Change Management
7 4 (30.77%) 3PAR
7 4 (30.77%) NetApp

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Commerce Server
2 3 (23.08%) CMS
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) NAS
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) Internet
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (23.08%) LDAP
4 2 (15.38%) FCoE
4 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Graduate
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Graduate
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCP
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) SAP Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO 9001
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 3 (23.08%) NFS
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) HP
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) SAP
6 4 (30.77%) 3PAR
6 4 (30.77%) NetApp
7 3 (23.08%) Veritas
7 3 (23.08%) Symantec
7 3 (23.08%) Altiris
8 1 (7.69%) Brocade
8 1 (7.69%) Citrix