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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 70 33 60
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +27
Permanent jobs citing SAN 33 72 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.45% 6.41% 3.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.71% 30.77% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 66 34
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
340 234 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.28% 20.82% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 267 203 227
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,500
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -43 31 £44,000 +17.33% 3
North Wales - 2 £37,500 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 61 (73.49%) VMware
2 52 (62.65%) Windows
3 51 (61.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (54.22%) Microsoft
5 44 (53.01%) Active Directory
6 37 (44.58%) MS Exchange
7 36 (43.37%) MS Excel
8 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (36.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 30 (36.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (36.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 28 (33.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (33.73%) Cisco
11 27 (32.53%) Exchange Server 2007
12 22 (26.51%) Linux
13 21 (25.30%) Firewall
14 19 (22.89%) HP
15 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
16 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
16 13 (15.66%) NAS
17 12 (14.46%) Hyper-V
18 10 (12.05%) VPN
18 10 (12.05%) IBM
18 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (12.05%) Red Hat
18 10 (12.05%) MySQL
18 10 (12.05%) SQL
18 10 (12.05%) ITIL
18 10 (12.05%) Apache
18 10 (12.05%) Clustering

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 37 (44.58%) MS Exchange
2 30 (36.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 30 (36.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (32.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (12.05%) Apache
5 9 (10.84%) IIS
6 8 (9.64%) Lync
7 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.82%) Commerce Server
7 4 (4.82%) CMS
8 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.20%) JBoss
9 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (43.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) PaaS
2 2 (2.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) Firewall
2 13 (15.66%) NAS
2 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.05%) VPN
4 9 (10.84%) LAN
4 9 (10.84%) WAN
5 8 (9.64%) DNS
6 6 (7.23%) Internet
6 6 (7.23%) BGP
6 6 (7.23%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.02%) Wireless
7 5 (6.02%) MPLS
7 5 (6.02%) VoIP
8 4 (4.82%) IPv4
8 4 (4.82%) IPv6
8 4 (4.82%) VLAN
8 4 (4.82%) VPLS
9 3 (3.61%) SNMP
9 3 (3.61%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.61%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) MySQL
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.02%) Big Data
5 4 (4.82%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (6.02%) Advertising
1 5 (6.02%) Marketing
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (43.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (26.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Administrator
4 7 (8.43%) Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) Network Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) DBA
8 3 (3.61%) Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Network Administrator
8 3 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) LAMP
2 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.82%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) COM
4 1 (1.20%) CSS
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Clustering
2 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.82%) Replication
3 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) HACMP
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 52 (62.65%) Windows
2 32 (38.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (36.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (33.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (26.51%) Linux
6 6 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.02%) UNIX
8 4 (4.82%) HPUX
8 4 (4.82%) Solaris
9 3 (3.61%) CentOS
10 2 (2.41%) AIX
10 2 (2.41%) Debian
10 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.20%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.05%) ITIL
2 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (7.23%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
4 5 (6.02%) Project Management
4 5 (6.02%) Mobile Marketing
4 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (4.82%) Low Latency
5 4 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.82%) Network Architecture
5 4 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.61%) Network Management
6 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.61%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.41%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.41%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.41%) DevOps
7 2 (2.41%) Resilience Testing
7 2 (2.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.41%) Perl
3 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.20%) PHP
4 1 (1.20%) Python
4 1 (1.20%) Ruby
4 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.64%) MCSE
3 7 (8.43%) CCNP
3 7 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.23%) RHCE
4 6 (7.23%) Degree
5 5 (6.02%) MCP
6 4 (4.82%) SAP Certification
6 4 (4.82%) CCNA
6 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.82%) MCITP
7 3 (3.61%) MCSA
7 3 (3.61%) CCIE
8 2 (2.41%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (61.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (53.01%) Active Directory
3 12 (14.46%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.43%) vSphere
5 5 (6.02%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.41%) Firmware
6 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.41%) PowerHA
6 2 (2.41%) NFS
7 1 (1.20%) iptables
7 1 (1.20%) Samba
7 1 (1.20%) XenApp
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.20%) Squid
7 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.41%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) SCOM
2 2 (2.41%) yum
3 1 (1.20%) Puppet
3 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.20%) SCSM
3 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (73.49%) VMware
2 45 (54.22%) Microsoft
3 28 (33.73%) Cisco
4 19 (22.89%) HP
5 10 (12.05%) IBM
5 10 (12.05%) Red Hat
6 9 (10.84%) Dell
7 7 (8.43%) EMC
8 6 (7.23%) Veritas
9 5 (6.02%) Citrix
10 4 (4.82%) SAP
10 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.82%) Symantec
10 4 (4.82%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.61%) Brocade
11 3 (3.61%) NetApp
11 3 (3.61%) Oracle
12 2 (2.41%) Avaya
12 2 (2.41%) Nokia
12 2 (2.41%) 3PAR
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Linc Cymru
Salary: Good employment conditions
Posted: 3 days ago