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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 59 16 47
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +31
Permanent jobs citing SAN 9 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.30% 9.84% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.72% 47.50% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 31 12
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +46.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £55,000 £38,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
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
134 80 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.31% 20.73% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 114 68 56
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £29,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 March 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 19 (67.86%) Windows
1 19 (67.86%) VMware
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) Cisco
3 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (39.29%) HP
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 11 (39.29%) Clustering
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
6 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
6 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (25.00%) Firewall
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (21.43%) IBM
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.86%) ITIL
10 5 (17.86%) Apache
10 5 (17.86%) VPN
10 5 (17.86%) LAN
10 5 (17.86%) WAN
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (14.29%) RHCE

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (17.86%) Apache
5 3 (10.71%) IIS
6 1 (3.57%) JBoss
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (17.86%) VPN
3 5 (17.86%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) LAN
4 4 (14.29%) WLAN
4 4 (14.29%) Internet
4 4 (14.29%) Wireless
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) LDAP
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Storage Architect
3 4 (14.29%) AIX Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Linux Support
3 4 (14.29%) Network Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) Debian
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) Time Management
2 3 (10.71%) Software Deployment
2 3 (10.71%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.57%) DevOps
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) RHCE
2 4 (14.29%) IBM AIX Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.71%) MCITP
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) CCA
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) PowerHA
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) yum
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) VMware
2 15 (53.57%) Cisco
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) HP
4 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (21.43%) IBM
6 4 (14.29%) Dell
6 4 (14.29%) Veritas
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle
7 3 (10.71%) 3PAR
8 2 (7.14%) Verint
8 2 (7.14%) Avaya
9 1 (3.57%) NetApp
9 1 (3.57%) Citrix
9 1 (3.57%) McAfee