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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs citing SAN 36 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.43% 3.56% 7.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 17.59% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 19
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £29,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,950 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
- -1.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
150 108 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.62% 20.26% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 134 86 59
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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 22 July 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 65 (94.20%) VMware
2 37 (53.62%) Cisco
2 37 (53.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (50.72%) Windows
4 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
5 27 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 25 (36.23%) Firewall
7 22 (31.88%) HP
8 21 (30.43%) MS Exchange
8 21 (30.43%) Dell
8 21 (30.43%) Hyper-V
9 19 (27.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (27.54%) Office 365
10 18 (26.09%) CCNA
10 18 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (24.64%) SharePoint
12 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (23.19%) Lync
12 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (21.74%) Linux
14 14 (20.29%) CheckPoint
15 13 (18.84%) SQL
15 13 (18.84%) IIS
15 13 (18.84%) Email Migration
16 12 (17.39%) CCNP
16 12 (17.39%) VRRP
16 12 (17.39%) Project Management
16 12 (17.39%) VLAN
16 12 (17.39%) Cisco ASA

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 21 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 17 (24.64%) SharePoint
3 16 (23.19%) Lync
4 13 (18.84%) IIS
5 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (13.04%) Apache
7 7 (10.14%) Tomcat
8 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.54%) Office 365
2 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.23%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) VLAN
2 12 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (17.39%) VRRP
2 12 (17.39%) HSRP
3 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.04%) DNS
4 9 (13.04%) NAS
5 8 (11.59%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (11.59%) iSCSI
5 8 (11.59%) WAN
6 7 (10.14%) LAN
7 4 (5.80%) BGP
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.35%) VPN
8 3 (4.35%) HTTP
9 2 (2.90%) Internet
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.45%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) MySQL
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) OLAP
4 1 (1.45%) OLTP
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
1 7 (10.14%) Advertising
2 2 (2.90%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Project Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) Server Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Server Support
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Server Support Technician
6 5 (7.25%) Support Technician
6 5 (7.25%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Server Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Server Technician
7 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) LAMP
2 1 (1.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Clustering
2 1 (1.45%) iPhone
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.72%) Windows
2 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (21.74%) Linux
5 10 (14.49%) UNIX
6 8 (11.59%) AIX
6 8 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (8.70%) Solaris
8 5 (7.25%) CentOS
9 4 (5.80%) HPUX
9 4 (5.80%) SUSE
10 1 (1.45%) Debian
10 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Email Migration
2 12 (17.39%) Project Management
3 9 (13.04%) ITIL
4 5 (7.25%) Network Design
4 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.35%) Change Management
6 2 (2.90%) Migration
6 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.45%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.45%) DevOps
7 1 (1.45%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.45%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.45%) Document Management
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.45%) Service Management
7 1 (1.45%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.45%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) Perl
3 5 (7.25%) Python
4 3 (4.35%) PowerHouse
5 1 (1.45%) Ruby
5 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (26.09%) CCNA
2 18 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (17.39%) CCNP
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.80%) RHCE
5 3 (4.35%) VCP5
5 3 (4.35%) CCA
5 3 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (4.35%) MCSE
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) MCITP
7 1 (1.45%) Degree
7 1 (1.45%) CCDP
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 37 (53.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 21 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.70%) UAG
5 5 (7.25%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.35%) vSphere
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.45%) XenServer
8 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) NetBackup
2 5 (7.25%) Puppet
3 4 (5.80%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.90%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.45%) YUM
5 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.45%) WSUS
5 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 65 (94.20%) VMware
2 37 (53.62%) Cisco
3 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
4 22 (31.88%) HP
5 21 (30.43%) Dell
6 14 (20.29%) CheckPoint
7 10 (14.49%) Red Hat
7 10 (14.49%) Oracle
8 9 (13.04%) Citrix
8 9 (13.04%) WatchGuard
8 9 (13.04%) SonicWALL
9 8 (11.59%) IBM
10 6 (8.70%) SolarWinds
11 5 (7.25%) JBoss
12 4 (5.80%) Brocade
13 3 (4.35%) 3PAR
13 3 (4.35%) NetApp
13 3 (4.35%) Capita
14 2 (2.90%) EMC
15 1 (1.45%) SAP
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