The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 62 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Permanent jobs citing SAN 41 52 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.25% 4.70% 3.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.07% 18.06% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 41 46 41
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,375 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
SAN
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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
215 288 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.02% 26.04% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 203 267 228
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SAN
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the South Wales region.

SAN Salary Trend in South Wales

SAN
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in South Wales

SAN
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -22 26 £36,750 +11.36% 6
Newport - 4 £43,500 -
Caerphilly +3 2 £37,000 +7.24%
Bridgend -1 2 £37,250 -
Torfaen - 1 £45,000 - 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £43,750 -
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (80.25%) Windows
2 59 (72.84%) VMware
3 46 (56.79%) Active Directory
4 44 (54.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (50.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
8 30 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (32.10%) MS Exchange
10 25 (30.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 24 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
12 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
13 22 (27.16%) Linux
14 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
15 16 (19.75%) ITIL
16 15 (18.52%) UNIX
17 14 (17.28%) vSphere
18 12 (14.81%) Firewall
19 11 (13.58%) Advertising
19 11 (13.58%) Red Hat
19 11 (13.58%) Cisco
19 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (13.58%) Citrix
19 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
19 11 (13.58%) VMware ESXi
19 11 (13.58%) Windows 7
20 10 (12.35%) Hyper-V
20 10 (12.35%) Windows 8
20 10 (12.35%) MCSE
20 10 (12.35%) SQL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 26 (32.10%) MS Exchange
2 25 (30.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
6 10 (12.35%) IIS
7 8 (9.88%) Lync
8 6 (7.41%) Apache
9 5 (6.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) Firewall
2 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.88%) DHCP
4 3 (3.70%) NAS
4 3 (3.70%) VPN
4 3 (3.70%) DNS
5 2 (2.47%) VoIP
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.47%) SNMP
6 1 (1.23%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.23%) LDAP
6 1 (1.23%) LAN
6 1 (1.23%) PPTP
6 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.23%) HTTP
6 1 (1.23%) IPsec
6 1 (1.23%) VLAN
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.17%) MySQL
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 11 (13.58%) Advertising
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (61.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Administrator
5 7 (8.64%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Project Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) DBA
8 4 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Graduate
9 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.70%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) Middleware
2 2 (2.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Clustering
2 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.94%) Replication
4 4 (4.94%) EqualLogic
4 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) DTV
5 2 (2.47%) CMDB
6 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 65 (80.25%) Windows
2 44 (54.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (50.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (27.16%) Linux
6 15 (18.52%) UNIX
7 11 (13.58%) Windows 7
8 10 (12.35%) Windows 8
9 9 (11.11%) Solaris
10 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.47%) Debian
12 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.23%) CentOS
12 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) ITIL
2 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.17%) Scrum
3 5 (6.17%) Performance Management
4 4 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.70%) Change Management
6 2 (2.47%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.47%) Database Tuning
6 2 (2.47%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.23%) Project Management
7 1 (1.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.23%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.23%) Data Security
7 1 (1.23%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.23%) Migration
7 1 (1.23%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.23%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.47%) Python
3 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.47%) Perl
3 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.35%) MCSE
3 7 (8.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.41%) Degree
4 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.94%) MCITP
7 3 (3.70%) MCSA
7 3 (3.70%) CCNA
7 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.47%) CCNP
8 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.23%) SAP Certification
9 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (56.79%) Active Directory
2 30 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.28%) vSphere
4 11 (13.58%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (12.35%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.70%) XenApp
6 3 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.23%) Firmware
8 1 (1.23%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) SCOM
2 1 (1.23%) yum
2 1 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.23%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.23%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (72.84%) VMware
2 32 (39.51%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.58%) Citrix
3 11 (13.58%) Cisco
3 11 (13.58%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.41%) HP
5 5 (6.17%) Dell
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle
6 4 (4.94%) NetApp
7 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.47%) SAP
9 1 (1.23%) BMC
9 1 (1.23%) EMC
9 1 (1.23%) Nokia
9 1 (1.23%) Veritas
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 25 days a/l, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago