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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 40 47 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Permanent jobs citing SAN 55 42 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.92% 3.66% 8.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.15% 16.15% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 63
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £27,950 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
273 260 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.44% 22.67% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 253 228 189
Average salary £36,500 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.59% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 34 £33,000 -12.00% 4
Caerphilly +17 9 £34,500 +2.98%
Bridgend +11 1 - -
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 81 (77.88%) VMware
2 68 (65.38%) Windows
3 55 (52.88%) Cisco
4 51 (49.04%) Microsoft
5 49 (47.12%) HP
6 40 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 40 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (36.54%) Firewall
8 33 (31.73%) NAS
9 32 (30.77%) Linux
10 30 (28.85%) ITIL
11 29 (27.88%) MS Exchange
11 29 (27.88%) Hyper-V
12 28 (26.92%) MS Excel
13 27 (25.96%) TCP/IP
14 24 (23.08%) SQL
14 24 (23.08%) IIS
15 23 (22.12%) Clustering
16 22 (21.15%) DNS
16 22 (21.15%) Dell
17 21 (20.19%) SQL Server
18 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (18.27%) IBM
19 19 (18.27%) Cisco Certification
20 17 (16.35%) UNIX
20 17 (16.35%) CCNA
20 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (16.35%) Exchange Server 2007
20 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (27.88%) MS Exchange
2 24 (23.08%) IIS
3 17 (16.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (13.46%) Lync
5 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 12 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (9.62%) Apache
8 7 (6.73%) Commerce Server
8 7 (6.73%) CMS
9 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
11 3 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Project
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.38%) Office 365
2 3 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.54%) Firewall
2 33 (31.73%) NAS
3 27 (25.96%) TCP/IP
4 22 (21.15%) DNS
5 15 (14.42%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (11.54%) iSCSI
6 12 (11.54%) WAN
7 11 (10.58%) LAN
8 10 (9.62%) Internet
9 9 (8.65%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (6.73%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (6.73%) VLAN
11 7 (6.73%) HSRP
11 7 (6.73%) VRRP
12 6 (5.77%) Wireless
12 6 (5.77%) FCoE
13 4 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (3.85%) LDAP
13 4 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.96%) OLAP
4 1 (0.96%) OLTP
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 7 (6.73%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Legal
3 3 (2.88%) Advertising
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Local Government
5 1 (0.96%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 20 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (14.42%) Analyst
3 10 (9.62%) Project Engineer
4 9 (8.65%) Server Engineer
4 9 (8.65%) Architect
5 8 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) Server Support
5 8 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Storage Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Server Technician
8 5 (4.81%) Server Support Technician
8 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Support Technician
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) .NET
1 7 (6.73%) CSS
1 7 (6.73%) .NET Framework
2 6 (5.77%) XML
3 3 (2.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.12%) Clustering
2 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.88%) STB
3 3 (2.88%) DTV
4 1 (0.96%) iPhone
4 1 (0.96%) Replication
4 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.96%) HACMP
4 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 68 (65.38%) Windows
2 32 (30.77%) Linux
3 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (16.35%) UNIX
5 16 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (13.46%) AIX
7 5 (4.81%) CentOS
8 3 (2.88%) Solaris
9 2 (1.92%) HPUX
10 1 (0.96%) SUSE
10 1 (0.96%) Debian
10 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.85%) ITIL
2 14 (13.46%) Load Balancing
3 11 (10.58%) Project Management
4 8 (7.69%) Email Migration
5 6 (5.77%) Change Management
6 5 (4.81%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.85%) Network Design
7 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (3.85%) Change Control
8 2 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.92%) DevOps
8 2 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.92%) Migration
9 1 (0.96%) Business Continuity
9 1 (0.96%) Document Management
9 1 (0.96%) Incident Management
9 1 (0.96%) Performance Management
9 1 (0.96%) QMS
9 1 (0.96%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.08%) SQL
2 12 (11.54%) Perl
3 11 (10.58%) Python
4 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.96%) PowerHouse
6 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (18.27%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (16.35%) CCNA
3 16 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (13.46%) MCSE
5 13 (12.50%) CCNP
6 10 (9.62%) MCP
7 9 (8.65%) SAP Certification
8 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
10 5 (4.81%) Degree
11 4 (3.85%) CCA
11 4 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (2.88%) MCITP
12 3 (2.88%) RHCE
13 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (1.92%) CCDA
14 1 (0.96%) CCDP
14 1 (0.96%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.65%) ISO 9001
1 9 (8.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 40 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (27.88%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.54%) VMware ESX
4 6 (5.77%) vSphere
5 4 (3.85%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.85%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.88%) NFS
6 3 (2.88%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (2.88%) XenServer
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.92%) MetaFrame
7 2 (1.92%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.92%) vCloud
8 1 (0.96%) XenApp
8 1 (0.96%) UAG
8 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.96%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (2.88%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (2.88%) Nagios
4 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.92%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.92%) Puppet
4 2 (1.92%) SCOM
5 1 (0.96%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.96%) SCSM
5 1 (0.96%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.96%) SCCM
5 1 (0.96%) YUM
5 1 (0.96%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.96%) WSUS
5 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 81 (77.88%) VMware
2 55 (52.88%) Cisco
3 51 (49.04%) Microsoft
4 49 (47.12%) HP
5 22 (21.15%) Dell
6 19 (18.27%) IBM
7 16 (15.38%) Oracle
7 16 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 11 (10.58%) NetApp
8 11 (10.58%) Citrix
9 10 (9.62%) SAP
10 9 (8.65%) CheckPoint
10 9 (8.65%) Symantec
11 8 (7.69%) WatchGuard
11 8 (7.69%) SonicWALL
11 8 (7.69%) 3PAR
11 8 (7.69%) Veritas
12 6 (5.77%) Sybase
13 5 (4.81%) JBoss
14 4 (3.85%) EMC
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
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Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: £21,000 - £31,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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