The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 35 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing SAN 34 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.69% 3.42% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.36% 20.62% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 6
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 97 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.73% 16.58% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 87 92 68
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
South Wales

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 April 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 53 (94.64%) VMware
2 42 (75.00%) Cisco
3 35 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
5 19 (33.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (32.14%) Hyper-V
6 18 (32.14%) Dell
6 18 (32.14%) Firewall
7 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
7 17 (30.36%) HP
8 16 (28.57%) Advertising
9 15 (26.79%) Linux
10 14 (25.00%) UNIX
10 14 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 13 (23.21%) CCNA
11 13 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (23.21%) NAS
11 13 (23.21%) Office 365
12 12 (21.43%) Lync
12 12 (21.43%) Email Migration
12 12 (21.43%) CheckPoint
13 11 (19.64%) VRRP
13 11 (19.64%) Project Management
13 11 (19.64%) Windows
13 11 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (19.64%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (19.64%) VMware ESX
13 11 (19.64%) Brocade
13 11 (19.64%) VLAN
13 11 (19.64%) HSRP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (21.43%) Lync
3 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.93%) Apache
4 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.36%) IIS
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Office 365
2 11 (19.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) Firewall
2 13 (23.21%) NAS
3 11 (19.64%) VRRP
3 11 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (19.64%) VLAN
3 11 (19.64%) HSRP
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.93%) iSCSI
6 5 (8.93%) VPN
6 5 (8.93%) DNS
7 4 (7.14%) WAN
8 3 (5.36%) DHCP
8 3 (5.36%) FTP
8 3 (5.36%) LAN
8 3 (5.36%) VoIP
8 3 (5.36%) SNMP
9 2 (3.57%) HTTP
9 2 (3.57%) BGP
9 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (28.57%) Advertising
2 5 (8.93%) Legal
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Project Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 7 (12.50%) Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Storage Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Storage Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Support Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Clustering
2 3 (5.36%) Replication
3 2 (3.57%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Linux
2 14 (25.00%) UNIX
3 11 (19.64%) Windows
4 8 (14.29%) AIX
4 8 (14.29%) SUSE
5 7 (12.50%) Solaris
6 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.57%) HPUX
10 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Email Migration
2 11 (19.64%) Project Management
3 6 (10.71%) Network Design
4 5 (8.93%) ITIL
5 4 (7.14%) Service Management
5 4 (7.14%) Migration
5 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.36%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.79%) High Availability
8 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) PowerHouse
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (23.21%) CCNA
2 13 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (14.29%) CCNP
4 6 (10.71%) VCP5
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.36%) MCSE
5 3 (5.36%) MCSA
6 2 (3.57%) RHCE
System Software
1 35 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (32.14%) Hyper-V
3 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
4 11 (19.64%) VMware ESX
5 6 (10.71%) UAG
6 5 (8.93%) vSphere
7 1 (1.79%) vCloud
7 1 (1.79%) XenApp
7 1 (1.79%) XenServer
7 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Cobbler
1 5 (8.93%) Puppet
2 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 53 (94.64%) VMware
2 42 (75.00%) Cisco
3 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
4 18 (32.14%) Dell
5 17 (30.36%) HP
6 12 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 11 (19.64%) Brocade
8 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 8 (14.29%) Capita
8 8 (14.29%) WatchGuard
8 8 (14.29%) SonicWALL
9 7 (12.50%) NetApp
10 6 (10.71%) Oracle
10 6 (10.71%) Citrix
11 5 (8.93%) SolarWinds
11 5 (8.93%) IBM
12 4 (7.14%) EMC
13 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
14 2 (3.57%) Symantec
15 1 (1.79%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus,training,company car
Posted: 18 days ago