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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 67 32 55
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +23
Permanent jobs citing SAN 33 63 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.71% 6.22% 3.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.59% 30.88% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 27 58 35
Average salary £44,000 £36,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
344 204 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.27% 20.14% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 278 170 227
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 April 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 21 April 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 -14 16 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Newport -6 11 £44,000 +29.41% 1
Bridgend 0 4 £46,250 +2.77%
Caerphilly -17 1 £21,500 -39.00%
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 63 (82.89%) VMware
2 53 (69.74%) Windows
3 50 (65.79%) Active Directory
3 50 (65.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
5 41 (53.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (51.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (47.37%) MS Excel
8 34 (44.74%) MS Exchange
8 34 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (43.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 31 (40.79%) Exchange Server 2013
11 30 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2007
12 20 (26.32%) Cisco
13 16 (21.05%) Linux
14 15 (19.74%) Hyper-V
15 14 (18.42%) Firewall
16 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
16 12 (15.79%) HP
17 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
18 10 (13.16%) MySQL
18 10 (13.16%) NAS
19 9 (11.84%) Lync
19 9 (11.84%) SQL
19 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
20 8 (10.53%) Advertising
20 8 (10.53%) ITIL
20 8 (10.53%) MCSE
20 8 (10.53%) Apache
20 8 (10.53%) DNS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 34 (44.74%) MS Exchange
2 33 (43.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (40.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (11.84%) Lync
6 8 (10.53%) Apache
7 7 (9.21%) IIS
7 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
8 4 (5.26%) Commerce Server
8 4 (5.26%) CMS
9 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.32%) JBoss
10 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (47.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.58%) PaaS
1 5 (6.58%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) Firewall
2 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.16%) NAS
4 8 (10.53%) DNS
5 6 (7.89%) BGP
5 6 (7.89%) WAN
5 6 (7.89%) LAN
6 5 (6.58%) VPN
7 4 (5.26%) VoIP
7 4 (5.26%) IPv4
7 4 (5.26%) IPv6
7 4 (5.26%) Internet
7 4 (5.26%) MPLS
7 4 (5.26%) VPLS
8 3 (3.95%) SNMP
8 3 (3.95%) VLAN
8 3 (3.95%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.95%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (3.95%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) MySQL
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.58%) Big Data
5 4 (5.26%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (10.53%) Advertising
2 5 (6.58%) Marketing
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (56.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (32.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (7.89%) Network Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Administrator
4 5 (6.58%) Project Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) DBA
6 3 (3.95%) Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.95%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) LAMP
2 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (2.63%) COM
4 1 (1.32%) CSS
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.26%) Clustering
2 3 (3.95%) Replication
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (69.74%) Windows
2 41 (53.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (51.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (5.26%) HPUX
6 4 (5.26%) Solaris
6 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.95%) CentOS
8 2 (2.63%) Debian
8 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.32%) OS/2
9 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.53%) ITIL
3 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
3 5 (6.58%) Mobile Marketing
3 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (5.26%) Low Latency
4 4 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.95%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.95%) Network Management
5 3 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.63%) DevOps
6 2 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.63%) Project Management
6 2 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.32%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.32%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.63%) Perl
3 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.32%) PHP
4 1 (1.32%) Python
4 1 (1.32%) Ruby
4 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) MCSE
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.21%) CCNP
2 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.58%) MCP
4 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) CCNA
4 4 (5.26%) SAP Certification
4 4 (5.26%) RHCE
5 3 (3.95%) MCSA
5 3 (3.95%) CCIE
6 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.63%) MCITP
7 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (65.79%) Active Directory
1 50 (65.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (19.74%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.21%) vSphere
4 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.63%) Firmware
5 2 (2.63%) NFS
6 1 (1.32%) iptables
6 1 (1.32%) Samba
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.32%) Squid
6 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.63%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) SCOM
2 2 (2.63%) yum
3 1 (1.32%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) SCSM
3 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (82.89%) VMware
2 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
3 20 (26.32%) Cisco
4 12 (15.79%) HP
5 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 7 (9.21%) Dell
6 7 (9.21%) EMC
6 7 (9.21%) IBM
7 5 (6.58%) Citrix
8 4 (5.26%) SAP
8 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.26%) Symantec
8 4 (5.26%) Veritas
8 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.95%) Oracle
10 2 (2.63%) Avaya
10 2 (2.63%) Nokia
10 2 (2.63%) Brocade
10 2 (2.63%) Verint
11 1 (1.32%) McAfee
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + £225pm car allowance,bonus,pension
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