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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 46 56 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -42
Permanent jobs citing SAN 45 39 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.16% 3.33% 11.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.79% 16.12% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 41 38 96
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,850 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
253 242 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.38% 20.68% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 231 216 214
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -4 24 £33,000 -12.00% 3
Caerphilly +17 9 £34,500 +18.96% 1
Bridgend +16 1 - -
Newport +9 1 - - 1
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 67 (72.83%) VMware
2 60 (65.22%) Windows
3 44 (47.83%) Cisco
4 38 (41.30%) Microsoft
4 38 (41.30%) HP
5 32 (34.78%) Linux
6 31 (33.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (33.70%) NAS
7 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
8 27 (29.35%) Firewall
8 27 (29.35%) ITIL
8 27 (29.35%) MS Exchange
9 24 (26.09%) TCP/IP
10 23 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 22 (23.91%) Clustering
12 21 (22.83%) Hyper-V
12 21 (22.83%) SQL
13 20 (21.74%) IIS
13 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (19.57%) DNS
15 17 (18.48%) IBM
15 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2007
16 16 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (16.30%) NetBackup
17 15 (16.30%) Fibre Channel
18 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (15.22%) Dell
18 14 (15.22%) CCNA

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (29.35%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.74%) IIS
3 17 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (9.78%) Lync
5 9 (9.78%) Apache
6 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (4.35%) Commerce Server
8 4 (4.35%) CMS
9 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (33.70%) NAS
2 27 (29.35%) Firewall
3 24 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 18 (19.57%) DNS
5 15 (16.30%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (13.04%) iSCSI
7 10 (10.87%) LAN
7 10 (10.87%) WAN
8 9 (9.78%) Internet
9 8 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (7.61%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (6.52%) Wireless
11 6 (6.52%) FCoE
12 4 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (4.35%) LDAP
12 4 (4.35%) DHCP
12 4 (4.35%) VoIP
13 3 (3.26%) VRRP
13 3 (3.26%) BGP
13 3 (3.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) OLAP
4 1 (1.09%) OLTP
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Legal
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (13.04%) Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Architect
3 10 (10.87%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Server Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Server Support
6 7 (7.61%) Project Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Storage Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Server Technician
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Server Support Technician
7 5 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Support Technician
7 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) CSS
2 4 (4.35%) .NET
2 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.17%) XML
3 2 (2.17%) LAMP
4 1 (1.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.91%) Clustering
2 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) HACMP
5 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.09%) DTV
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) STB
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) iPhone
5 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 60 (65.22%) Windows
2 32 (34.78%) Linux
3 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (11.96%) AIX
7 10 (10.87%) UNIX
8 5 (5.43%) CentOS
9 2 (2.17%) HPUX
9 2 (2.17%) Solaris
10 1 (1.09%) Debian
10 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) ITIL
2 11 (11.96%) Load Balancing
3 7 (7.61%) Project Management
4 6 (6.52%) Change Management
4 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.43%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.35%) Network Design
6 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.35%) Change Control
6 4 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (3.26%) Resilience Testing
7 3 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.26%) Email Migration
8 2 (2.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.17%) DevOps
8 2 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.09%) Document Management
9 1 (1.09%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.09%) QMS
9 1 (1.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) SQL
2 8 (8.70%) Perl
3 7 (7.61%) Python
4 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.09%) Ruby
5 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.22%) CCNA
3 12 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (11.96%) MCSE
5 9 (9.78%) CCNP
6 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.52%) Degree
7 6 (6.52%) MCP
7 6 (6.52%) SAP Certification
8 5 (5.43%) RHCE
8 5 (5.43%) CCA
8 5 (5.43%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.26%) IBM AIX Certification
9 3 (3.26%) MCITP
10 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.17%) CCDA
11 1 (1.09%) CCDP
11 1 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) ISO 9001
1 6 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (33.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
3 21 (22.83%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.78%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.35%) ISA Server
5 4 (4.35%) vSphere
6 3 (3.26%) PowerHA
6 3 (3.26%) NFS
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.09%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.09%) vCloud
8 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.09%) XenApp
8 1 (1.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.26%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (3.26%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.17%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.17%) SCOM
3 2 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.09%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (1.09%) SCCM
4 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.09%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.09%) Nagios
4 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.09%) YUM
4 1 (1.09%) Puppet
4 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.09%) SCSM
Vendors
1 67 (72.83%) VMware
2 44 (47.83%) Cisco
3 38 (41.30%) Microsoft
3 38 (41.30%) HP
4 17 (18.48%) IBM
5 14 (15.22%) Dell
6 13 (14.13%) Red Hat
7 11 (11.96%) NetApp
8 9 (9.78%) Citrix
8 9 (9.78%) Oracle
9 8 (8.70%) 3PAR
10 7 (7.61%) SAP
10 7 (7.61%) Veritas
11 5 (5.43%) JBoss
11 5 (5.43%) Symantec
12 4 (4.35%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.35%) EMC
13 3 (3.26%) Juniper
13 3 (3.26%) BMC
13 3 (3.26%) Altiris
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Centric Resource
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago