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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 45 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing SAN 45 38 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.04% 3.48% 5.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.67% 16.17% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 34
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,250 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
241 235 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.63% 21.52% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 217 205 159
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,100 £19,126
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 +7 36 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Caerphilly +12 6 £35,000 +20.68% 1
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 90 (84.11%) VMware
2 62 (57.94%) Cisco
3 59 (55.14%) Windows
4 57 (53.27%) Microsoft
5 52 (48.60%) HP
6 48 (44.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 42 (39.25%) Active Directory
8 39 (36.45%) Firewall
9 34 (31.78%) Hyper-V
10 29 (27.10%) ITIL
11 27 (25.23%) MS Exchange
12 26 (24.30%) NAS
13 25 (23.36%) MS Excel
13 25 (23.36%) IIS
13 25 (23.36%) SQL
13 25 (23.36%) Dell
14 24 (22.43%) Linux
15 23 (21.50%) TCP/IP
16 21 (19.63%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (19.63%) UNIX
16 21 (19.63%) Oracle
16 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (19.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 20 (18.69%) Clustering
18 19 (17.76%) Lync
18 19 (17.76%) Office 365
18 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
18 19 (17.76%) DNS
19 18 (16.82%) IBM
19 18 (16.82%) CCNA

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (25.23%) MS Exchange
2 25 (23.36%) IIS
3 19 (17.76%) Lync
4 17 (15.89%) SharePoint
5 13 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (11.21%) Apache
7 10 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (6.54%) Tomcat
8 7 (6.54%) CMS
8 7 (6.54%) Commerce Server
9 3 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.87%) SAS
10 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (23.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.76%) Office 365
2 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (36.45%) Firewall
2 26 (24.30%) NAS
3 23 (21.50%) TCP/IP
4 19 (17.76%) DNS
5 12 (11.21%) VRRP
5 12 (11.21%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (11.21%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (11.21%) VLAN
5 12 (11.21%) HSRP
6 10 (9.35%) WAN
7 9 (8.41%) LAN
7 9 (8.41%) Internet
8 8 (7.48%) iSCSI
9 7 (6.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (5.61%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (4.67%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (4.67%) VoIP
12 4 (3.74%) BGP
12 4 (3.74%) Wireless
13 3 (2.80%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) MySQL
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) OLAP
4 1 (0.93%) OLTP
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 11 (10.28%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Legal
3 7 (6.54%) Advertising
4 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.87%) Local Government
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (19.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (11.21%) Server Engineer
2 12 (11.21%) Project Engineer
3 11 (10.28%) Analyst
4 10 (9.35%) Network Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Server Support
5 8 (7.48%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Senior Server Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.67%) Support Technician
8 5 (4.67%) Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Server Support Technician
8 5 (4.67%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) .NET
1 7 (6.54%) .NET Framework
2 6 (5.61%) XML
2 6 (5.61%) LAMP
3 5 (4.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Clustering
2 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) DTV
3 3 (2.80%) STB
4 1 (0.93%) iPhone
4 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (55.14%) Windows
2 24 (22.43%) Linux
3 21 (19.63%) UNIX
3 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (16.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (13.08%) AIX
5 14 (13.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.61%) Solaris
7 5 (4.67%) CentOS
8 4 (3.74%) HPUX
8 4 (3.74%) SUSE
9 1 (0.93%) Debian
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.10%) ITIL
2 14 (13.08%) Project Management
3 13 (12.15%) Email Migration
4 12 (11.21%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.67%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.67%) Network Design
6 4 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.74%) Change Management
7 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.80%) Change Control
8 2 (1.87%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.87%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.87%) DevOps
8 2 (1.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.87%) Migration
9 1 (0.93%) Business Continuity
9 1 (0.93%) TOGAF
9 1 (0.93%) Document Management
9 1 (0.93%) Configuration Management
9 1 (0.93%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.36%) SQL
2 12 (11.21%) Perl
3 11 (10.28%) Python
4 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.80%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (19.63%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (19.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (16.82%) CCNA
3 15 (14.02%) CCNP
4 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (11.21%) SAP Certification
5 12 (11.21%) MCSE
6 9 (8.41%) MCP
6 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.54%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.67%) Degree
9 4 (3.74%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (3.74%) RHCE
10 3 (2.80%) CCA
10 3 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.80%) VCP5
11 2 (1.87%) CCDA
11 2 (1.87%) CCDP
11 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.21%) ISO 9001
1 12 (11.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (44.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (39.25%) Active Directory
3 34 (31.78%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.08%) VMware ESX
5 8 (7.48%) vSphere
6 6 (5.61%) UAG
6 6 (5.61%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.67%) XenServer
8 4 (3.74%) vCloud
8 4 (3.74%) MetaFrame
8 4 (3.74%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.80%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.87%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.87%) NFS
11 1 (0.93%) XenApp
11 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (15.89%) NetBackup
2 8 (7.48%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (4.67%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (4.67%) Puppet
4 4 (3.74%) Cobbler
4 4 (3.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (3.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.74%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.80%) Nagios
6 2 (1.87%) SCOM
6 2 (1.87%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.93%) YUM
7 1 (0.93%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.93%) SCCM
7 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.93%) SCSM
7 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.93%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (84.11%) VMware
2 62 (57.94%) Cisco
3 57 (53.27%) Microsoft
4 52 (48.60%) HP
5 25 (23.36%) Dell
6 21 (19.63%) Oracle
7 18 (16.82%) IBM
8 16 (14.95%) Citrix
8 16 (14.95%) Red Hat
9 14 (13.08%) CheckPoint
10 13 (12.15%) SAP
11 11 (10.28%) NetApp
11 11 (10.28%) Symantec
12 10 (9.35%) Brocade
13 9 (8.41%) WatchGuard
13 9 (8.41%) SonicWALL
14 7 (6.54%) Veritas
14 7 (6.54%) 3PAR
15 6 (5.61%) EMC
15 6 (5.61%) Sybase
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £43000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Fantastic Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago