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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 66 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs citing SAN 36 57 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.60% 4.69% 3.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.14% 24.78% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 39
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,050 £47,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
355 230 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.67% 18.91% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 293 192 252
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 £27,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -27 33 £44,000 +23.94% 4
North Wales -9 3 £37,500 +15.38%
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 65 (79.27%) VMware
2 58 (70.73%) Windows
3 51 (62.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (60.98%) Active Directory
5 44 (53.66%) Microsoft
6 42 (51.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (48.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (47.56%) MS Exchange
9 35 (42.68%) MS Excel
9 35 (42.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 32 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2010
11 29 (35.37%) Exchange Server 2007
12 21 (25.61%) Cisco
13 16 (19.51%) Linux
13 16 (19.51%) Firewall
13 16 (19.51%) Hyper-V
14 13 (15.85%) HP
15 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
15 11 (13.41%) NAS
15 11 (13.41%) Lync
16 10 (12.20%) TCP/IP
17 9 (10.98%) MySQL
18 8 (9.76%) SQL
18 8 (9.76%) ITIL
18 8 (9.76%) MCSE
18 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (9.76%) Advertising
18 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
19 7 (8.54%) Cisco Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (47.56%) MS Exchange
2 32 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 32 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 29 (35.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (13.41%) Lync
5 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.54%) IIS
5 7 (8.54%) Apache
6 4 (4.88%) Commerce Server
6 4 (4.88%) CMS
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.22%) JBoss
8 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (42.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.10%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) PaaS
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) Firewall
2 11 (13.41%) NAS
3 10 (12.20%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.54%) DNS
5 6 (7.32%) BGP
5 6 (7.32%) VPN
6 5 (6.10%) WAN
6 5 (6.10%) LAN
6 5 (6.10%) MPLS
7 4 (4.88%) VPLS
7 4 (4.88%) VoIP
7 4 (4.88%) IPv4
7 4 (4.88%) IPv6
7 4 (4.88%) Internet
8 3 (3.66%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.66%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (3.66%) OSPF
8 3 (3.66%) VLAN
8 3 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.66%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) MySQL
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.88%) Big Data
4 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (9.76%) Advertising
2 4 (4.88%) Marketing
2 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (56.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (29.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.54%) Analyst
3 7 (8.54%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Project Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.66%) Administrator
7 3 (3.66%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Backup Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) LAMP
2 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.88%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) COM
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.66%) Clustering
2 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 58 (70.73%) Windows
2 42 (51.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (48.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (42.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (19.51%) Linux
6 4 (4.88%) HPUX
6 4 (4.88%) Solaris
6 4 (4.88%) UNIX
6 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.44%) CentOS
8 2 (2.44%) Debian
8 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.22%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.76%) ITIL
1 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (4.88%) Load Balancing
3 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
3 4 (4.88%) Project Management
3 4 (4.88%) Network Architecture
3 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (4.88%) Mobile Marketing
3 4 (4.88%) Low Latency
4 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.66%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.44%) DevOps
5 2 (2.44%) Network Management
6 1 (1.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.22%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.22%) Ruby
3 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) MCSE
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.54%) CCNP
2 7 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.10%) MCP
4 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.88%) CCNA
4 4 (4.88%) SAP Certification
4 4 (4.88%) RHCE
5 3 (3.66%) MCSA
5 3 (3.66%) CCIE
5 3 (3.66%) Degree
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (62.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (60.98%) Active Directory
3 16 (19.51%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.54%) vSphere
5 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.44%) Firmware
8 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.22%) XenApp
8 1 (1.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.44%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) SCOM
2 2 (2.44%) yum
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) SCSM
3 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (79.27%) VMware
2 44 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 21 (25.61%) Cisco
4 13 (15.85%) HP
5 7 (8.54%) Dell
5 7 (8.54%) IBM
5 7 (8.54%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.32%) EMC
7 5 (6.10%) Citrix
8 4 (4.88%) SAP
8 4 (4.88%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.88%) Symantec
8 4 (4.88%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.88%) Veritas
9 3 (3.66%) Brocade
9 3 (3.66%) NetApp
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle
10 2 (2.44%) Avaya
10 2 (2.44%) Nokia
10 2 (2.44%) Verint
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