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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 45 41 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Permanent jobs citing SAN 24 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.80% 3.85% 9.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 16.54% 43.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 30
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £30,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%
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
136 133 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.52% 23.29% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 127 116 69
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 September 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 50 (86.21%) VMware
2 43 (74.14%) Windows
3 28 (48.28%) Cisco
4 26 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
5 21 (36.21%) Linux
5 21 (36.21%) Firewall
6 19 (32.76%) MS Exchange
6 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (29.31%) HP
8 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
10 14 (24.14%) CCNA
10 14 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
11 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
11 13 (22.41%) Clustering
11 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (20.69%) IIS
12 12 (20.69%) Dell
12 12 (20.69%) NAS
12 12 (20.69%) Office 365
13 11 (18.97%) IBM
13 11 (18.97%) SQL
13 11 (18.97%) DNS
13 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
15 9 (15.52%) ITIL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 19 (32.76%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (20.69%) IIS
4 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (13.79%) Apache
6 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
6 7 (12.07%) Lync
7 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
8 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.21%) Firewall
2 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
3 12 (20.69%) NAS
4 11 (18.97%) DNS
5 8 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (13.79%) LAN
5 8 (13.79%) WAN
6 7 (12.07%) iSCSI
7 5 (8.62%) Internet
8 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (6.90%) Wireless
8 4 (6.90%) DHCP
9 3 (5.17%) BGP
9 3 (5.17%) VRRP
9 3 (5.17%) VLAN
9 3 (5.17%) HSRP
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.45%) HTTP
10 2 (3.45%) VPN
11 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.72%) OLTP
4 1 (1.72%) OLAP
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Law
2 1 (1.72%) Legal
2 1 (1.72%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Server Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Server Support
4 7 (12.07%) Project Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Support Technician
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Server Support Technician
6 5 (8.62%) Server Technician
7 4 (6.90%) Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Server Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Clustering
2 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) HACMP
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 43 (74.14%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) Linux
3 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (12.07%) AIX
8 5 (8.62%) CentOS
9 2 (3.45%) UNIX
9 2 (3.45%) HPUX
9 2 (3.45%) Solaris
10 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Load Balancing
3 4 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (6.90%) Network Design
4 3 (5.17%) Project Management
4 3 (5.17%) Change Management
4 3 (5.17%) Email Migration
4 3 (5.17%) Resilience Testing
5 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.72%) B2B
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.72%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.72%) Document Management
6 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.72%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.72%) QMS
6 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) Perl
3 5 (8.62%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby
4 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) CCNA
1 14 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.07%) CCNP
5 5 (8.62%) MCSE
5 5 (8.62%) CCA
5 5 (8.62%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (8.62%) RHCE
6 3 (5.17%) IBM AIX Certification
6 3 (5.17%) MCITP
7 2 (3.45%) Degree
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.72%) CCDP
8 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 26 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.90%) ISA Server
5 3 (5.17%) PowerHA
6 2 (3.45%) vSphere
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.45%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.72%) YUM
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (86.21%) VMware
2 28 (48.28%) Cisco
3 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
4 17 (29.31%) HP
5 12 (20.69%) Dell
6 11 (18.97%) IBM
7 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
8 6 (10.34%) Citrix
9 5 (8.62%) JBoss
9 5 (8.62%) Oracle
9 5 (8.62%) NetApp
10 4 (6.90%) 3PAR
10 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
11 3 (5.17%) Veritas
11 3 (5.17%) SonicWALL
11 3 (5.17%) WatchGuard
12 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.45%) EMC
13 1 (1.72%) SAP
13 1 (1.72%) Juniper
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
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