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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 64 25 57
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +32
Permanent jobs citing SAN 32 72 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.67% 7.83% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.94% 35.82% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 27 66 33
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £55,000 £47,500
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
322 201 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.86% 21.87% 22.79%
Number of salaries quoted 248 172 209
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -26 14 £35,000 -9.67% 2
Newport -2 12 £44,000 +29.41%
Bridgend -2 4 £46,250 -11.90%
Caerphilly -10 1 £21,500 -50.00%
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 59 (77.63%) VMware
2 49 (64.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (63.16%) Windows
4 44 (57.89%) Active Directory
5 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
6 36 (47.37%) MS Excel
7 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (40.79%) MS Exchange
9 30 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 30 (39.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
10 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (35.53%) Exchange Server 2007
11 27 (35.53%) Cisco
12 21 (27.63%) Linux
13 18 (23.68%) HP
13 18 (23.68%) Firewall
14 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
15 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
16 12 (15.79%) Hyper-V
17 11 (14.47%) NAS
18 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (13.16%) Red Hat
18 10 (13.16%) SQL
18 10 (13.16%) MySQL
18 10 (13.16%) ITIL
18 10 (13.16%) Apache
18 10 (13.16%) Clustering
19 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
19 9 (11.84%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (40.79%) MS Exchange
2 30 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (35.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (13.16%) Apache
6 9 (11.84%) IIS
7 6 (7.89%) Lync
8 4 (5.26%) 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%) PaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) Firewall
2 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
3 11 (14.47%) NAS
4 9 (11.84%) LAN
4 9 (11.84%) WAN
5 8 (10.53%) VPN
5 8 (10.53%) DNS
6 6 (7.89%) Internet
6 6 (7.89%) BGP
7 5 (6.58%) VoIP
7 5 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.26%) Wireless
8 4 (5.26%) VPLS
8 4 (5.26%) IPv4
8 4 (5.26%) IPv6
8 4 (5.26%) MPLS
9 3 (3.95%) OSPF
9 3 (3.95%) WLAN
9 3 (3.95%) SNMP
9 3 (3.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) MySQL
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.58%) Big Data
5 4 (5.26%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (6.58%) Advertising
1 5 (6.58%) Marketing
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (28.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Administrator
4 6 (7.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) DBA
7 3 (3.95%) Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.95%) Network Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) SQL DBA
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Storage 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 10 (13.16%) Clustering
2 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.26%) Replication
3 2 (2.63%) HACMP
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (63.16%) Windows
2 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (39.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (27.63%) Linux
6 6 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.26%) HPUX
7 4 (5.26%) Solaris
8 3 (3.95%) CentOS
9 2 (2.63%) AIX
9 2 (2.63%) Debian
9 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.32%) OS/2
10 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (7.89%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
4 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.58%) Mobile Marketing
5 4 (5.26%) Low Latency
5 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.26%) Network Architecture
5 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.95%) Network Management
6 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.95%) Project Management
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.63%) Time Management
7 2 (2.63%) DevOps
7 2 (2.63%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.63%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) 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 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.53%) MCSE
3 7 (9.21%) CCNP
3 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.89%) RHCE
5 5 (6.58%) MCP
6 4 (5.26%) SAP Certification
6 4 (5.26%) CCNA
6 4 (5.26%) MCITP
6 4 (5.26%) Degree
6 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.95%) MCSA
7 3 (3.95%) CCIE
8 2 (2.63%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (64.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 12 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.21%) vSphere
5 5 (6.58%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.63%) Firmware
6 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.63%) PowerHA
6 2 (2.63%) NFS
7 1 (1.32%) iptables
7 1 (1.32%) Samba
7 1 (1.32%) XenApp
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.32%) Squid
7 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) 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 59 (77.63%) VMware
2 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
3 27 (35.53%) Cisco
4 18 (23.68%) HP
5 10 (13.16%) Red Hat
6 9 (11.84%) Dell
6 9 (11.84%) IBM
7 7 (9.21%) EMC
8 6 (7.89%) Veritas
9 5 (6.58%) Citrix
10 4 (5.26%) SAP
10 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.26%) Symantec
10 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.95%) Oracle
12 2 (2.63%) Avaya
12 2 (2.63%) Nokia
12 2 (2.63%) Brocade
12 2 (2.63%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.63%) Verint
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Linc Cymru
Salary: Good employment conditions
Posted: Yesterday