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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 54 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing SAN 36 49 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.08% 4.64% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.58% 26.92% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 35
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £30,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £44,700 £47,500
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
311 182 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.58% 17.23% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 265 151 215
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 21 £36,500 -0.68% 3
Newport -7 10 £44,000 +29.41% 5
Bridgend 0 3 £46,000 +2.22%
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (80.56%) VMware
2 52 (72.22%) Windows
3 48 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 39 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 35 (48.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (38.89%) MS Excel
9 27 (37.50%) MS Exchange
9 27 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 24 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (23.61%) Cisco
12 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
13 12 (16.67%) Linux
13 12 (16.67%) ITIL
13 12 (16.67%) Firewall
14 11 (15.28%) HP
15 10 (13.89%) Advertising
16 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (12.50%) MCSE
16 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
17 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
17 8 (11.11%) Apache
17 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
17 8 (11.11%) Lync
18 7 (9.72%) VMware ESXi
18 7 (9.72%) Windows 8
18 7 (9.72%) NAS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 27 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 24 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 24 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.11%) Apache
3 8 (11.11%) Lync
4 7 (9.72%) IIS
5 4 (5.56%) Commerce Server
5 4 (5.56%) CMS
6 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (38.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Office 365
2 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (9.72%) NAS
2 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.72%) DNS
3 5 (6.94%) BGP
4 4 (5.56%) Internet
4 4 (5.56%) LAN
4 4 (5.56%) WAN
4 4 (5.56%) DHCP
5 3 (4.17%) VPLS
5 3 (4.17%) VoIP
5 3 (4.17%) MPLS
5 3 (4.17%) VPN
5 3 (4.17%) IPv4
5 3 (4.17%) IPv6
6 2 (2.78%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.78%) IGRP
6 2 (2.78%) PPTP
6 2 (2.78%) IPsec
6 2 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) Big Data
3 3 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (13.89%) Advertising
2 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (63.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (31.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (6.94%) Project Engineer
3 5 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (6.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (6.94%) Network Engineer
3 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Administrator
5 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.17%) Analyst
6 2 (2.78%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (2.78%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) LAMP
1 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.78%) CMDB
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (72.22%) Windows
2 39 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (48.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (16.67%) Linux
6 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 7 (9.72%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.94%) Solaris
9 3 (4.17%) UNIX
9 3 (4.17%) HPUX
10 2 (2.78%) Debian
10 2 (2.78%) CentOS
11 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) ITIL
2 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.17%) Network Architecture
5 3 (4.17%) Mobile Marketing
5 3 (4.17%) Low Latency
5 3 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.78%) Project Management
6 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.78%) Scrum
6 2 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.78%) DevOps
6 2 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.78%) Network Management
6 2 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.39%) Perl
2 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (12.50%) MCSE
2 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.72%) CCNP
3 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.56%) CCNA
4 4 (5.56%) SAP Certification
4 4 (5.56%) MCP
4 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.17%) MCSA
5 3 (4.17%) RHCE
5 3 (4.17%) CCIE
6 2 (2.78%) MCITP
7 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
1 5 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 39 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.72%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (8.33%) vSphere
6 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.78%) Firmware
6 2 (2.78%) XenApp
7 1 (1.39%) RHEV
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.17%) SCCM
2 3 (4.17%) SCOM
3 2 (2.78%) yum
4 1 (1.39%) Puppet
4 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.39%) SCSM
4 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (80.56%) VMware
2 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.61%) Cisco
4 11 (15.28%) HP
5 6 (8.33%) Dell
5 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.33%) Citrix
6 5 (6.94%) Veritas
6 5 (6.94%) EMC
7 4 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.56%) IBM
7 4 (5.56%) Symantec
7 4 (5.56%) SAP
8 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle
9 2 (2.78%) Brocade
9 2 (2.78%) NetApp
9 2 (2.78%) Nokia
10 1 (1.39%) Verint
10 1 (1.39%) Avaya
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