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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 54 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 25 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.05% 5.39% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.99% 24.03% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 17
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £29,100 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £41,500 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
139 154 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.95% 22.45% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 125 140 83
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 £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 30 July 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (79.07%) VMware
2 32 (74.42%) Windows
3 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
3 27 (62.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
7 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (25.58%) Advertising
8 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
8 11 (25.58%) Linux
8 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (23.26%) Windows 8
9 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
9 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
9 10 (23.26%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
9 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (18.60%) MCSE
11 8 (18.60%) ITIL
11 8 (18.60%) Citrix
11 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (16.28%) Lync
12 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
12 7 (16.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (16.28%) UNIX
12 7 (16.28%) Solaris
12 7 (16.28%) DHCP
13 6 (13.95%) MS Excel

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
1 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
3 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (16.28%) Lync
5 4 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (6.98%) IIS
7 2 (4.65%) Apache
8 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) DHCP
2 5 (11.63%) Firewall
3 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) LDAP
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (25.58%) Advertising
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) UNIX Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Project Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Graduate
5 3 (6.98%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Junior
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Server Support
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) CMDB
3 2 (4.65%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 27 (62.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (25.58%) Linux
6 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
6 10 (23.26%) Windows 8
7 7 (16.28%) UNIX
7 7 (16.28%) Solaris
8 3 (6.98%) Debian
9 2 (4.65%) CentOS
10 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL
2 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
2 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (4.65%) DevOps
4 1 (2.33%) Scrum
4 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Ruby
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.60%) MCSE
3 7 (16.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (11.63%) Degree
5 3 (6.98%) MCSA
6 2 (4.65%) MCITP
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
3 10 (23.26%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (13.95%) vSphere
5 3 (6.98%) XenApp
6 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.33%) RHEV
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
1 2 (4.65%) SCOM
1 2 (4.65%) yum
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) VMware
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) Citrix
4 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco
5 5 (11.63%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Dell
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
7 2 (4.65%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.33%) McAfee
8 1 (2.33%) Veritas
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
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