The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 48 59 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Permanent jobs citing SAN 53 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.96% 2.81% 5.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.27% 13.01% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 39
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,800 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £44,100 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.23%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
275 269 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.57% 21.59% 21.84%
Number of salaries quoted 242 238 173
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +4 48 £35,000 -6.66% 10
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 25 July 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 87 (79.09%) VMware
2 62 (56.36%) Windows
3 59 (53.64%) Cisco
4 58 (52.73%) Microsoft
5 52 (47.27%) HP
6 46 (41.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 44 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 39 (35.45%) Firewall
9 34 (30.91%) Hyper-V
10 30 (27.27%) ITIL
11 28 (25.45%) MS Exchange
12 26 (23.64%) MS Excel
12 26 (23.64%) Dell
13 25 (22.73%) Linux
13 25 (22.73%) IIS
13 25 (22.73%) SQL
13 25 (22.73%) NAS
14 24 (21.82%) TCP/IP
15 21 (19.09%) Oracle
15 21 (19.09%) Clustering
16 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
16 20 (18.18%) DNS
16 20 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
17 19 (17.27%) UNIX
17 19 (17.27%) Lync
17 19 (17.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 18 (16.36%) IBM
18 18 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (16.36%) Office 365

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (25.45%) MS Exchange
2 25 (22.73%) IIS
3 19 (17.27%) Lync
4 16 (14.55%) SharePoint
5 14 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (10.91%) Apache
7 10 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (6.36%) Tomcat
8 7 (6.36%) CMS
8 7 (6.36%) Commerce Server
9 3 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.82%) SAS
11 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Project
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.36%) Office 365
2 3 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (35.45%) Firewall
2 25 (22.73%) NAS
3 24 (21.82%) TCP/IP
4 20 (18.18%) DNS
5 12 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (10.00%) VLAN
6 11 (10.00%) HSRP
6 11 (10.00%) VRRP
7 10 (9.09%) WAN
8 9 (8.18%) LAN
8 9 (8.18%) Internet
9 8 (7.27%) iSCSI
10 7 (6.36%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (5.45%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (4.55%) Wireless
12 5 (4.55%) VoIP
13 3 (2.73%) DHCP
13 3 (2.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.36%) MySQL
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) OLAP
4 1 (0.91%) OLTP
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (12.73%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Legal
3 5 (4.55%) Advertising
4 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Local Government
6 1 (0.91%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.91%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (19.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (10.91%) Project Engineer
2 12 (10.91%) Analyst
3 11 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 9 (8.18%) Network Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Server Support
5 8 (7.27%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Senior Server Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Server Support Technician
7 5 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Support Technician
7 5 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.36%) .NET
1 7 (6.36%) .NET Framework
2 6 (5.45%) CSS
2 6 (5.45%) XML
2 6 (5.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Clustering
2 7 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.73%) DTV
3 3 (2.73%) STB
4 1 (0.91%) iPhone
4 1 (0.91%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (56.36%) Windows
2 25 (22.73%) Linux
3 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (17.27%) UNIX
5 18 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (12.73%) AIX
7 6 (5.45%) Solaris
8 5 (4.55%) CentOS
9 4 (3.64%) HPUX
9 4 (3.64%) SUSE
10 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.91%) Debian
11 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.27%) ITIL
2 17 (15.45%) Project Management
3 12 (10.91%) Load Balancing
3 12 (10.91%) Email Migration
4 6 (5.45%) Problem Management
5 4 (3.64%) Network Design
5 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2
5 4 (3.64%) Change Management
5 4 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (2.73%) Change Control
6 3 (2.73%) Service Management
7 2 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.82%) Migration
7 2 (1.82%) Data Management
7 2 (1.82%) Capacity Management
7 2 (1.82%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (1.82%) DevOps
7 2 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (0.91%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (0.91%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.73%) SQL
2 12 (10.91%) Perl
3 11 (10.00%) Python
4 6 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.73%) C
7 2 (1.82%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.91%) Ruby
8 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (17.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (15.45%) CCNA
4 15 (13.64%) CCNP
5 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (10.91%) SAP Certification
6 12 (10.91%) MCSE
7 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 9 (8.18%) MCP
9 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
10 7 (6.36%) Degree
11 4 (3.64%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (3.64%) RHCE
12 3 (2.73%) CCA
12 3 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.82%) CCDA
13 2 (1.82%) CCDP
13 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.82%) VCP5
14 1 (0.91%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.91%) ISO 9001
1 12 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (41.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 34 (30.91%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.82%) VMware ESX
5 8 (7.27%) vSphere
6 6 (5.45%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.55%) UAG
7 5 (4.55%) XenServer
8 4 (3.64%) MetaFrame
8 4 (3.64%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.64%) vCloud
9 3 (2.73%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.82%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.82%) NFS
11 1 (0.91%) XenApp
11 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (14.55%) NetBackup
2 8 (7.27%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (4.55%) Puppet
4 4 (3.64%) Cobbler
4 4 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.64%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.73%) Nagios
6 2 (1.82%) SCOM
6 2 (1.82%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.91%) YUM
7 1 (0.91%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.91%) SCCM
7 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.91%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.91%) SCSM
7 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.91%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 87 (79.09%) VMware
2 59 (53.64%) Cisco
3 58 (52.73%) Microsoft
4 52 (47.27%) HP
5 26 (23.64%) Dell
6 21 (19.09%) Oracle
7 18 (16.36%) IBM
8 16 (14.55%) Red Hat
9 15 (13.64%) Citrix
10 13 (11.82%) SAP
10 13 (11.82%) CheckPoint
11 11 (10.00%) Symantec
11 11 (10.00%) NetApp
12 9 (8.18%) WatchGuard
12 9 (8.18%) SonicWALL
13 8 (7.27%) Brocade
14 7 (6.36%) Veritas
15 6 (5.45%) EMC
15 6 (5.45%) Sybase
15 6 (5.45%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + company health, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £43000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago