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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 40 57 24
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -33
Permanent jobs citing SAN 59 43 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.50% 3.25% 7.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.91% 13.92% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 51 41 70
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
312 309 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.82% 23.34% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 276 275 211
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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
South Wales +8 54 £35,000 - 5
West Wales - 3 £75,000 -
North Wales - 2 £62,500 - 1
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 79 (73.15%) VMware
2 70 (64.81%) Windows
3 54 (50.00%) Cisco
4 51 (47.22%) Microsoft
5 47 (43.52%) HP
6 40 (37.04%) Active Directory
7 38 (35.19%) Firewall
7 38 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (32.41%) Linux
9 33 (30.56%) NAS
10 30 (27.78%) ITIL
11 29 (26.85%) MS Exchange
12 28 (25.93%) Hyper-V
13 27 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 27 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 24 (22.22%) IIS
14 24 (22.22%) SQL
14 24 (22.22%) Clustering
15 23 (21.30%) DNS
16 22 (20.37%) Dell
16 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
17 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (17.59%) IBM
19 18 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
19 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
20 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2007
21 16 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 16 (14.81%) CCNA

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (26.85%) MS Exchange
2 24 (22.22%) IIS
3 17 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (12.96%) Lync
5 12 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 10 (9.26%) Apache
7 7 (6.48%) CMS
7 7 (6.48%) Commerce Server
8 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.89%) Office 365
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (35.19%) Firewall
2 33 (30.56%) NAS
3 27 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 23 (21.30%) DNS
5 15 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (12.04%) iSCSI
7 12 (11.11%) WAN
8 11 (10.19%) LAN
9 10 (9.26%) Internet
10 8 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (6.48%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (5.56%) HSRP
12 6 (5.56%) VRRP
12 6 (5.56%) Wireless
12 6 (5.56%) VLAN
12 6 (5.56%) FCoE
13 5 (4.63%) DHCP
14 4 (3.70%) LDAP
14 4 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) OLAP
4 1 (0.93%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (9.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Legal
3 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.78%) Advertising
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Welsh Language
5 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (13.89%) Analyst
3 9 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 9 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 9 (8.33%) Architect
4 8 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 8 (7.41%) Server Support
4 8 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Server Technician
7 5 (4.63%) Storage Architect
7 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Server Support Technician
7 5 (4.63%) Support Technician
7 5 (4.63%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.48%) .NET Framework
1 7 (6.48%) CSS
1 7 (6.48%) .NET
2 6 (5.56%) XML
3 3 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.22%) Clustering
2 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.78%) STB
3 3 (2.78%) DTV
4 1 (0.93%) iPhone
4 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.93%) Replication
4 1 (0.93%) HACMP
4 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 70 (64.81%) Windows
2 35 (32.41%) Linux
3 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (14.81%) UNIX
6 14 (12.96%) AIX
7 5 (4.63%) CentOS
8 3 (2.78%) Solaris
9 2 (1.85%) HPUX
9 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.93%) SUSE
10 1 (0.93%) Debian
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.78%) ITIL
2 14 (12.96%) Load Balancing
2 14 (12.96%) Project Management
3 7 (6.48%) Email Migration
4 6 (5.56%) Change Management
5 5 (4.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.70%) Network Design
6 4 (3.70%) Change Control
6 4 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (2.78%) Service Management
8 2 (1.85%) Migration
8 2 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.85%) Data Management
8 2 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.85%) DevOps
9 1 (0.93%) Capacity Management
9 1 (0.93%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (0.93%) Incident Management
9 1 (0.93%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.22%) SQL
2 12 (11.11%) Perl
3 11 (10.19%) Python
4 6 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.78%) C
6 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.93%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (14.81%) CCNA
4 15 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (12.96%) MCSE
6 12 (11.11%) CCNP
7 10 (9.26%) MCP
8 9 (8.33%) SAP Certification
9 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
9 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
9 7 (6.48%) Degree
10 4 (3.70%) CCA
10 4 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.78%) MCITP
11 3 (2.78%) RHCE
12 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.85%) CCDA
13 1 (0.93%) VCP5
13 1 (0.93%) CCDP
13 1 (0.93%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 38 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (25.93%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.63%) vSphere
6 4 (3.70%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.78%) NFS
8 2 (1.85%) XenServer
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.93%) vCloud
9 1 (0.93%) XenApp
9 1 (0.93%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.93%) UAG
9 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.93%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 13 (12.04%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (2.78%) Nagios
3 2 (1.85%) Puppet
3 2 (1.85%) SCOM
3 2 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.85%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.93%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.93%) SCSM
4 1 (0.93%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) WSUS
4 1 (0.93%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.93%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.93%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) YUM
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 79 (73.15%) VMware
2 54 (50.00%) Cisco
3 51 (47.22%) Microsoft
4 47 (43.52%) HP
5 22 (20.37%) Dell
6 19 (17.59%) IBM
7 16 (14.81%) Red Hat
8 15 (13.89%) Oracle
9 11 (10.19%) NetApp
10 10 (9.26%) SAP
10 10 (9.26%) Citrix
11 8 (7.41%) Symantec
11 8 (7.41%) Veritas
11 8 (7.41%) CheckPoint
11 8 (7.41%) 3PAR
12 7 (6.48%) SonicWALL
12 7 (6.48%) WatchGuard
13 6 (5.56%) Sybase
14 5 (4.63%) JBoss
15 4 (3.70%) EMC
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + company health, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £21,000 - £31,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago