The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 32 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Permanent jobs citing SAN 63 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.21% 3.50% 5.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.73% 15.25% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 58 35 30
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 236 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.20% 22.96% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 170 227 179
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +17 34 £37,500 - 3
Caerphilly - 12 £35,250 -
Bridgend +1 6 £45,000 +14.64%
Newport - 6 £34,000 -
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 107 (77.54%) Cisco
2 102 (73.91%) VMware
3 89 (64.49%) HP
4 86 (62.32%) Microsoft
5 55 (39.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 52 (37.68%) ITIL
7 49 (35.51%) Windows
8 47 (34.06%) Active Directory
9 46 (33.33%) NAS
10 40 (28.99%) Hyper-V
11 38 (27.54%) NetBackup
12 36 (26.09%) Firewall
13 32 (23.19%) Brocade
14 31 (22.46%) UNIX
15 30 (21.74%) VMware ESX
15 30 (21.74%) Security Cleared
16 29 (21.01%) MS Excel
16 29 (21.01%) IIS
16 29 (21.01%) Dell
17 28 (20.29%) NetApp
18 27 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
18 27 (19.57%) IBM
18 27 (19.57%) TCP/IP
18 27 (19.57%) Clustering
18 27 (19.57%) HP Data Protector
19 26 (18.84%) Lync
20 25 (18.12%) Legal
20 25 (18.12%) Citrix
20 25 (18.12%) MS Exchange
21 24 (17.39%) SQL Server

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (21.01%) IIS
2 26 (18.84%) Lync
3 25 (18.12%) MS Exchange
4 15 (10.87%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (7.25%) CMS
6 10 (7.25%) Commerce Server
7 8 (5.80%) Apache
8 6 (4.35%) SAS
9 5 (3.62%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (21.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.42%) Office 365
2 11 (7.97%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 46 (33.33%) NAS
2 36 (26.09%) Firewall
3 27 (19.57%) TCP/IP
4 22 (15.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
6 17 (12.32%) VoIP
6 17 (12.32%) DNS
7 13 (9.42%) Wireless
8 12 (8.70%) VLAN
9 11 (7.97%) VRRP
9 11 (7.97%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (7.97%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (7.97%) HSRP
10 10 (7.25%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (7.25%) WAN
10 10 (7.25%) Internet
11 9 (6.52%) LAN
12 5 (3.62%) VPN
12 5 (3.62%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) MySQL
General
1 25 (18.12%) Legal
2 17 (12.32%) Finance
3 16 (11.59%) Advertising
4 14 (10.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.17%) Marketing
6 2 (1.45%) Local Government
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (11.59%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 14 (10.14%) Consultant
2 14 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 12 (8.70%) Analyst
4 11 (7.97%) Support Specialist
4 11 (7.97%) SAN Consultant
5 10 (7.25%) Technical Consultant
5 10 (7.25%) Support Analyst
6 9 (6.52%) Server Engineer
6 9 (6.52%) Project Engineer
7 8 (5.80%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 8 (5.80%) Storage Specialist
7 8 (5.80%) Architect
8 7 (5.07%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) Senior Server Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.25%) .NET Framework
1 10 (7.25%) CSS
1 10 (7.25%) .NET
2 6 (4.35%) XML
3 5 (3.62%) LAMP
4 1 (0.72%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.57%) Clustering
2 10 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.17%) DTV
3 3 (2.17%) Replication
3 3 (2.17%) STB
4 2 (1.45%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.51%) Windows
2 31 (22.46%) UNIX
3 21 (15.22%) Linux
4 14 (10.14%) AIX
5 12 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.80%) SUSE
8 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (5.07%) Solaris
10 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.90%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.45%) HPUX
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.68%) ITIL
2 18 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (8.70%) Email Migration
4 11 (7.97%) Project Management
4 11 (7.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (7.25%) Load Balancing
5 10 (7.25%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.07%) Network Design
7 5 (3.62%) Migration
7 5 (3.62%) Capacity Management
8 4 (2.90%) TOGAF
8 4 (2.90%) Service Management
9 3 (2.17%) Business Continuity
10 2 (1.45%) Change Management
11 1 (0.72%) Service Delivery
11 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2
11 1 (0.72%) High Availability
11 1 (0.72%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.67%) SQL
2 11 (7.97%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.80%) PowerHouse
4 6 (4.35%) Python
4 6 (4.35%) Perl
4 6 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 27 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (16.67%) SAP Certification
5 22 (15.94%) SC Cleared
6 21 (15.22%) CCNP
7 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (13.04%) MCSE
8 14 (10.14%) MCP
9 13 (9.42%) CCNA
10 11 (7.97%) Oracle Certification
11 8 (5.80%) CCIE
12 7 (5.07%) CCDP
13 6 (4.35%) VCP5
13 6 (4.35%) DV Cleared
13 6 (4.35%) CCDA
14 5 (3.62%) Degree
15 4 (2.90%) MCSA
16 2 (1.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 23 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (39.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (34.06%) Active Directory
3 40 (28.99%) Hyper-V
4 30 (21.74%) VMware ESX
5 18 (13.04%) vSphere
6 13 (9.42%) XenDesktop
7 12 (8.70%) vCloud
7 12 (8.70%) XenServer
8 11 (7.97%) Terminal Services
8 11 (7.97%) MetaFrame
9 6 (4.35%) UAG
10 3 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (27.54%) NetBackup
2 27 (19.57%) HP Data Protector
3 17 (12.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 16 (11.59%) BMC PATROL
5 13 (9.42%) Backup Exec
6 11 (7.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (3.62%) Cobbler
7 5 (3.62%) Puppet
8 3 (2.17%) Nagios
9 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (77.54%) Cisco
2 102 (73.91%) VMware
3 89 (64.49%) HP
4 86 (62.32%) Microsoft
5 32 (23.19%) Brocade
6 29 (21.01%) Dell
7 28 (20.29%) NetApp
8 27 (19.57%) IBM
9 25 (18.12%) Citrix
10 23 (16.67%) Oracle
10 23 (16.67%) SAP
10 23 (16.67%) Symantec
11 20 (14.49%) EMC
12 16 (11.59%) Sun
12 16 (11.59%) BMC
12 16 (11.59%) Hitachi
13 15 (10.87%) ProCurve
14 14 (10.14%) Juniper
14 14 (10.14%) Red Hat
15 13 (9.42%) Blue Coat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus,training,company car
Posted: 19 days ago