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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 53 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Permanent jobs citing SAN 38 53 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.42% 4.46% 7.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.92% 28.49% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 36 53 62
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,800 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £58,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
212 186 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.06% 15.66% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 196 172 192
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 +10 22 £36,000 -32.07% 3
Newport +27 13 £42,000 +23.52% 1
Torfaen -4 2 £43,750 +38.88%
Caerphilly -4 1 £36,000 -1.36%
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 64 (68.82%) VMware
2 59 (63.44%) Windows
3 40 (43.01%) Cisco
4 39 (41.94%) Linux
5 37 (39.78%) Microsoft
6 36 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (36.56%) HP
8 33 (35.48%) MS Exchange
9 31 (33.33%) Clustering
9 31 (33.33%) NAS
10 29 (31.18%) MS Excel
11 28 (30.11%) TCP/IP
12 27 (29.03%) Active Directory
13 26 (27.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
15 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (23.66%) SQL
16 21 (22.58%) ITIL
16 21 (22.58%) Firewall
17 19 (20.43%) IIS
18 16 (17.20%) IBM
19 15 (16.13%) Red Hat
20 14 (15.05%) NetBackup
20 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
20 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
20 14 (15.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
21 13 (13.98%) DNS
22 12 (12.90%) VMware ESX

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 33 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 24 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (20.43%) IIS
4 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (12.90%) Apache
6 11 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.30%) Lync
8 3 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 29 (31.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (33.33%) NAS
2 28 (30.11%) TCP/IP
3 21 (22.58%) Firewall
4 13 (13.98%) DNS
5 10 (10.75%) WAN
5 10 (10.75%) LAN
6 9 (9.68%) Wireless
6 9 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (8.60%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (8.60%) iSCSI
7 8 (8.60%) Internet
8 7 (7.53%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (6.45%) FCoE
9 6 (6.45%) VPN
10 5 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (4.30%) DHCP
11 4 (4.30%) WLAN
12 3 (3.23%) LDAP
12 3 (3.23%) VoIP
13 2 (2.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.45%) MySQL
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.15%) Big Data
7 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (4.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Advertising
2 2 (2.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.08%) Welsh Language
3 1 (1.08%) Law
3 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Architect
2 13 (13.98%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) Storage Architect
4 10 (10.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Administrator
6 7 (7.53%) Server Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Server Support
6 7 (7.53%) Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) AIX Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Linux Support
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) DBA
9 4 (4.30%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.30%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) CSS
2 4 (4.30%) LAMP
3 2 (2.15%) COM
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 31 (33.33%) Clustering
2 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.45%) HACMP
4 4 (4.30%) Replication
5 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 59 (63.44%) Windows
2 39 (41.94%) Linux
3 26 (27.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (15.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (9.68%) AIX
7 7 (7.53%) UNIX
8 3 (3.23%) HPUX
8 3 (3.23%) Solaris
9 2 (2.15%) CentOS
10 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.08%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) ITIL
2 8 (8.60%) Load Balancing
3 7 (7.53%) Change Management
4 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 6 (6.45%) Resilience Testing
4 6 (6.45%) Project Management
5 4 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.30%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (4.30%) Change Control
5 4 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.23%) Time Management
6 3 (3.23%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.15%) Mobile Marketing
7 2 (2.15%) Network Design
7 2 (2.15%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.08%) B2B
8 1 (1.08%) Document Management
8 1 (1.08%) Migration
8 1 (1.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.66%) SQL
2 4 (4.30%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.15%) Python
3 2 (2.15%) Perl
4 1 (1.08%) PHP
4 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.75%) Degree
3 9 (9.68%) RHCE
4 8 (8.60%) MCSE
4 8 (8.60%) CCNA
4 8 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (6.45%) MCITP
6 6 (6.45%) IBM AIX Certification
7 5 (5.38%) CCA
7 5 (5.38%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.23%) MCP
8 3 (3.23%) CCNP
8 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.15%) SAP Certification
10 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.08%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (29.03%) Active Directory
3 12 (12.90%) VMware ESX
4 9 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.45%) PowerHA
6 5 (5.38%) NFS
7 4 (4.30%) ISA Server
8 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.15%) vSphere
10 1 (1.08%) Samba
10 1 (1.08%) XenApp
10 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.08%) Squid
10 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.15%) SCOM
3 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.08%) SCSM
3 1 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.08%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.08%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (68.82%) VMware
2 40 (43.01%) Cisco
3 37 (39.78%) Microsoft
4 34 (36.56%) HP
5 16 (17.20%) IBM
6 15 (16.13%) Red Hat
7 12 (12.90%) Dell
8 10 (10.75%) 3PAR
9 8 (8.60%) NetApp
10 6 (6.45%) Veritas
11 5 (5.38%) EMC
12 4 (4.30%) Citrix
12 4 (4.30%) Oracle
13 3 (3.23%) Altiris
13 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds
14 2 (2.15%) SAP
15 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
15 1 (1.08%) Avaya
15 1 (1.08%) Juniper
15 1 (1.08%) BMC
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago