The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 58 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 26 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.07% 4.15% 3.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.56% 19.01% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 23
Average salary £36,750 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.36% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,700 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,100 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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 Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
157 142 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.54% 21.85% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 148 132 118
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SAN
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

SAN Salary Trend in Cardiff

SAN
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 39 (78.00%) VMware
3 32 (64.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (58.00%) Active Directory
6 27 (54.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 17 (34.00%) MS Exchange
8 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (34.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (26.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (26.00%) Linux
11 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
11 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
11 11 (22.00%) Advertising
11 11 (22.00%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (20.00%) Windows 8
12 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 10 (20.00%) Citrix
12 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (18.00%) MCSE
13 9 (18.00%) vSphere
14 8 (16.00%) Lync
14 8 (16.00%) Firewall
14 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
14 8 (16.00%) DHCP
14 8 (16.00%) Solaris
14 8 (16.00%) ITIL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 17 (34.00%) MS Exchange
1 17 (34.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (26.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (16.00%) Lync
6 5 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (6.00%) IIS
8 2 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Firewall
1 8 (16.00%) DHCP
2 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.00%) PPTP
4 1 (2.00%) LDAP
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) SNMP
4 1 (2.00%) IPsec
4 1 (2.00%) VLAN
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (22.00%) Advertising
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Administrator
3 7 (14.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) Project Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Graduate
8 2 (4.00%) Junior
8 2 (4.00%) Server Support
8 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.00%) Server Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.00%) EqualLogic
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) CMDB
4 2 (4.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (54.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (26.00%) Linux
6 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 8 (16.00%) UNIX
7 8 (16.00%) Solaris
8 2 (4.00%) Debian
9 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.00%) CentOS
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (8.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.00%) DevOps
4 1 (2.00%) Change Management
4 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.00%) Data Security
4 1 (2.00%) Scrum
4 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.00%) Network Management
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.00%) MCSE
3 6 (12.00%) Degree
4 5 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.00%) MCITP
5 3 (6.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.00%) CCNA
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (58.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.00%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (18.00%) vSphere
6 3 (6.00%) XenApp
7 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.00%) RHEV
8 1 (2.00%) Firmware
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
1 1 (2.00%) SCOM
1 1 (2.00%) yum
Vendors
1 39 (78.00%) VMware
2 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.00%) Citrix
4 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco
6 5 (10.00%) HP
7 4 (8.00%) Dell
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle
8 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.00%) NetApp
10 1 (2.00%) Nokia
10 1 (2.00%) Veritas
10 1 (2.00%) EMC
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