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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 50 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing SAN 22 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.22% 4.53% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.67% 26.96% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 21
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,875 £33,300 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £44,200 £47,500
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
150 115 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.93% 16.81% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 121 88 100
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (87.10%) VMware
2 25 (80.65%) Windows
3 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
4 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
8 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
8 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
10 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
11 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (22.58%) Windows 8
12 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
12 7 (22.58%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (22.58%) Lync
12 7 (22.58%) Advertising
13 6 (19.35%) Citrix
13 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
13 6 (19.35%) ITIL
14 5 (16.13%) MCSE
14 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
14 5 (16.13%) Cisco
14 5 (16.13%) vSphere
14 5 (16.13%) Office 365
15 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (12.90%) Finance

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (35.48%) MS Exchange
1 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
3 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (22.58%) Lync
5 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.23%) IIS
6 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) DHCP
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (22.58%) Advertising
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Project Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Solutions Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Administrator
3 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Server Support
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (22.58%) Windows 8
5 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.90%) Linux
7 2 (6.45%) Debian
7 2 (6.45%) UNIX
7 2 (6.45%) Solaris
7 2 (6.45%) CentOS
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.45%) DevOps
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) MCSE
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.68%) MCSA
4 2 (6.45%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
4 7 (22.58%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (16.13%) vSphere
6 2 (6.45%) XenApp
7 1 (3.23%) RHEV
7 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) SCOM
1 2 (6.45%) yum
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) VMware
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) HP
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.45%) NetApp
8 1 (3.23%) Verint
8 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.23%) Veritas
8 1 (3.23%) Avaya
8 1 (3.23%) Dell
8 1 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (3.23%) IBM
8 1 (3.23%) McAfee
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £24,594 - £29,115 plus on call allowance (+ EXCELLENT BENEFITS)
Posted: 7 days ago
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CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago