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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 52 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing SAN 23 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.96% 5.10% 4.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.94% 26.52% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 22
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £41,650 £52,000
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 Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
154 132 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.82% 19.24% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 130 109 96
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 30 (83.33%) VMware
2 28 (77.78%) Windows
3 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 25 (69.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
8 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
11 9 (25.00%) Advertising
11 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (25.00%) Windows 8
12 7 (19.44%) Lync
12 7 (19.44%) Citrix
12 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (19.44%) Linux
12 7 (19.44%) MCSE
13 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 6 (16.67%) ITIL
13 6 (16.67%) DHCP
13 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 6 (16.67%) Finance
13 6 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (13.89%) vSphere

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (19.44%) Lync
5 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) IIS
7 1 (2.78%) Apache
7 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) DHCP
1 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (25.00%) Advertising
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Project Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) Server Support
4 2 (5.56%) Junior
4 2 (5.56%) Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Graduate
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Junior Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 7 (19.44%) Linux
7 4 (11.11%) UNIX
7 4 (11.11%) Solaris
8 2 (5.56%) CentOS
8 2 (5.56%) Debian
9 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Ruby
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) MCSE
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.33%) MCSA
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (13.89%) vSphere
5 3 (8.33%) XenApp
6 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.78%) RHEV
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
1 2 (5.56%) SCOM
1 2 (5.56%) yum
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.56%) NetApp
8 1 (2.78%) Veritas
8 1 (2.78%) McAfee
8 1 (2.78%) Verint
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Avaya
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £34000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 23k per year + Excellent benefit package
Posted: 13 days ago