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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 60 24 52
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +28
Permanent jobs citing SAN 41 81 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.42% 9.28% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.41% 42.41% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 74 30
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.50%
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
266 191 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.19% 21.88% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 221 169 166
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £29,000 £26,298
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Newport +16 21 £44,000 -13.72% 3
Cardiff -40 8 £33,750 -28.94%
Caerphilly -3 6 £38,400 -10.69% 1
Torfaen - 6 £50,750 -
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 51 (64.56%) VMware
2 49 (62.03%) Windows
3 42 (53.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
5 35 (44.30%) Linux
6 34 (43.04%) Cisco
7 32 (40.51%) MS Excel
8 31 (39.24%) Active Directory
9 26 (32.91%) HP
10 24 (30.38%) MS Exchange
10 24 (30.38%) NAS
11 23 (29.11%) Clustering
12 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (26.58%) Firewall
13 21 (26.58%) Exchange Server 2010
14 20 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2013
14 20 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2007
15 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
16 18 (22.78%) TCP/IP
17 15 (18.99%) Red Hat
18 14 (17.72%) IBM
18 14 (17.72%) ITIL
18 14 (17.72%) Apache
19 12 (15.19%) NetBackup
20 11 (13.92%) LAN
20 11 (13.92%) IIS
20 11 (13.92%) Dell
20 11 (13.92%) WAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (30.38%) MS Exchange
2 21 (26.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (17.72%) Apache
5 11 (13.92%) IIS
6 4 (5.06%) CMS
6 4 (5.06%) Commerce Server
7 3 (3.80%) Lync
8 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 32 (40.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) PaaS
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.38%) NAS
2 21 (26.58%) Firewall
3 18 (22.78%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.92%) LAN
4 11 (13.92%) WAN
5 10 (12.66%) Internet
6 9 (11.39%) DNS
7 8 (10.13%) VPN
8 7 (8.86%) Wireless
9 6 (7.59%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (7.59%) BGP
10 5 (6.33%) iSCSI
11 4 (5.06%) VPLS
11 4 (5.06%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (5.06%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (5.06%) FCoE
11 4 (5.06%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (5.06%) WLAN
11 4 (5.06%) DHCP
11 4 (5.06%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (10.13%) MySQL
3 5 (6.33%) Big Data
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.06%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (6.33%) Advertising
1 5 (6.33%) Marketing
2 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) Architect
5 11 (13.92%) Support Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) Administrator
7 9 (11.39%) Storage Architect
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Linux Support Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) AIX Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Linux Support
9 6 (7.59%) Analyst
9 6 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (7.59%) Network Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) DBA
10 5 (6.33%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Network Administrator
11 4 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) LAMP
2 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.06%) .NET
3 3 (3.80%) COM
4 2 (2.53%) CSS
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.11%) Clustering
2 6 (7.59%) HACMP
3 5 (6.33%) Replication
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.03%) Windows
2 35 (44.30%) Linux
3 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.86%) AIX
7 4 (5.06%) HPUX
7 4 (5.06%) Solaris
8 3 (3.80%) UNIX
9 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.27%) OS/2
10 1 (1.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.72%) ITIL
2 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.13%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (6.33%) Mobile Marketing
4 5 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.06%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (5.06%) Resilience Testing
5 4 (5.06%) Low Latency
5 4 (5.06%) Network Architecture
5 4 (5.06%) Project Management
6 3 (3.80%) Network Management
6 3 (3.80%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.80%) Time Management
6 3 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.53%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.53%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (2.53%) Change Management
7 2 (2.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.27%) Python
3 1 (1.27%) Perl
3 1 (1.27%) PHP
3 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (12.66%) RHCE
2 7 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.59%) Degree
3 6 (7.59%) MCSE
3 6 (7.59%) CCNP
3 6 (7.59%) IBM AIX Certification
4 5 (6.33%) MCP
5 4 (5.06%) MCITP
5 4 (5.06%) SAP Certification
5 4 (5.06%) CCNA
6 3 (3.80%) CCIE
7 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.27%) CCA
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.06%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (53.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (39.24%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.13%) VMware ESX
4 6 (7.59%) PowerHA
5 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.80%) vSphere
6 2 (2.53%) NFS
6 2 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.53%) Firmware
6 2 (2.53%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.27%) Samba
7 1 (1.27%) XenApp
7 1 (1.27%) Squid
7 1 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.27%) SCSM
2 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (64.56%) VMware
2 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
3 34 (43.04%) Cisco
4 26 (32.91%) HP
5 15 (18.99%) Red Hat
6 14 (17.72%) IBM
7 11 (13.92%) Dell
8 10 (12.66%) Veritas
9 7 (8.86%) EMC
10 5 (6.33%) 3PAR
11 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds
11 4 (5.06%) SAP
11 4 (5.06%) Symantec
12 3 (3.80%) NetApp
12 3 (3.80%) Oracle
12 3 (3.80%) Brocade
13 2 (2.53%) Verint
13 2 (2.53%) Nokia
13 2 (2.53%) Avaya
13 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
Caerphilly
People Source
Salary: £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 40 - 45k + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago