The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 69 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing SAN 35 48 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.50% 3.62% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.77% 19.28% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 34
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,950 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £48,000 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
274 249 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.56% 18.76% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 242 210 239
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SAN
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Wales region.

SAN Salary Trend in Wales

SAN
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Wales

SAN
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
South Wales -5 34 £36,750 - 3
North Wales -7 1 £27,500 -56.00%
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 57 (82.61%) VMware
2 52 (75.36%) Windows
3 48 (69.57%) Active Directory
4 42 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (59.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (55.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (46.38%) Microsoft
9 29 (42.03%) MS Exchange
10 27 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 26 (37.68%) Exchange Server 2013
12 24 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2007
13 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
14 13 (18.84%) Linux
15 11 (15.94%) Hyper-V
16 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
16 10 (14.49%) ITIL
16 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
16 10 (14.49%) Lync
17 9 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
17 9 (13.04%) Windows 8
17 9 (13.04%) Cisco
17 9 (13.04%) Citrix
17 9 (13.04%) Advertising
18 8 (11.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 8 (11.59%) Firewall
19 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
19 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
19 7 (10.14%) IIS
19 7 (10.14%) SQL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (42.03%) MS Exchange
2 27 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (37.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (14.49%) Lync
5 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
6 7 (10.14%) IIS
7 6 (8.70%) Apache
8 4 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Firewall
2 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.70%) DHCP
4 4 (5.80%) VPN
5 3 (4.35%) DNS
5 3 (4.35%) LAN
5 3 (4.35%) VoIP
5 3 (4.35%) WAN
6 2 (2.90%) LDAP
6 2 (2.90%) Network Security
6 2 (2.90%) NAS
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) MySQL
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (13.04%) Advertising
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (71.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (30.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Project Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.35%) Server Support
6 3 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Graduate
7 2 (2.90%) Junior
7 2 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Server Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Middleware
1 2 (2.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.90%) CMDB
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 52 (75.36%) Windows
2 42 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (59.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (55.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (18.84%) Linux
6 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
7 9 (13.04%) Windows 8
8 7 (10.14%) UNIX
9 5 (7.25%) Solaris
10 2 (2.90%) Debian
10 2 (2.90%) CentOS
11 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) ITIL
2 7 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (5.80%) Scrum
3 4 (5.80%) Project Management
4 3 (4.35%) Performance Management
4 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.90%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.90%) DevOps
5 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.45%) Change Management
6 1 (1.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.45%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) Ruby
2 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.14%) MCSE
3 5 (7.25%) Degree
3 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) MCSA
6 2 (2.90%) CCNP
6 2 (2.90%) CCNA
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.90%) MCITP
7 1 (1.45%) RHCE
7 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 33 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.94%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (8.70%) vSphere
6 4 (5.80%) XenApp
7 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.45%) RHEV
8 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) SCCM
1 3 (4.35%) SCOM
2 2 (2.90%) yum
2 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 57 (82.61%) VMware
2 32 (46.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.04%) Cisco
3 9 (13.04%) Citrix
4 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.25%) HP
6 4 (5.80%) NetApp
7 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.35%) Dell
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle
8 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.45%) McAfee
9 1 (1.45%) Verint
9 1 (1.45%) Veritas
9 1 (1.45%) Avaya
9 1 (1.45%) SAP
9 1 (1.45%) IBM
9 1 (1.45%) EMC
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Network ITR
Salary: £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 23k per year + Excellent benefit package
Posted: 17 days ago