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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 40 60 42
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing SAN 63 41 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.04% 3.25% 4.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.03% 15.19% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 59 40 30
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
242 270 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.34% 21.38% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 203 255 193
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
SAN
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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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales +21 62 £36,000 -7.69% 3
North Wales - 1 £32,500 -
SAN
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SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 106 (73.61%) Cisco
2 105 (72.92%) VMware
3 91 (63.19%) Microsoft
3 91 (63.19%) HP
4 59 (40.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 54 (37.50%) Windows
6 51 (35.42%) ITIL
7 49 (34.03%) Active Directory
8 46 (31.94%) Hyper-V
9 45 (31.25%) NAS
10 41 (28.47%) NetBackup
11 37 (25.69%) Firewall
12 35 (24.31%) UNIX
13 33 (22.92%) Security Cleared
14 32 (22.22%) Brocade
14 32 (22.22%) MS Excel
15 31 (21.53%) Dell
16 30 (20.83%) Legal
16 30 (20.83%) VMware ESX
16 30 (20.83%) HP Data Protector
17 29 (20.14%) IIS
18 28 (19.44%) Citrix
18 28 (19.44%) Clustering
18 28 (19.44%) NetApp
18 28 (19.44%) Lync
19 27 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
19 27 (18.75%) IBM
19 27 (18.75%) TCP/IP
20 26 (18.06%) Oracle
20 26 (18.06%) Symantec

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (20.14%) IIS
2 28 (19.44%) Lync
3 25 (17.36%) MS Exchange
4 15 (10.42%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (6.94%) Commerce Server
6 10 (6.94%) CMS
6 10 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (5.56%) Apache
8 6 (4.17%) SAS
9 5 (3.47%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.03%) Office 365
2 11 (7.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (31.25%) NAS
2 37 (25.69%) Firewall
3 27 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 22 (15.28%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 18 (12.50%) DNS
6 17 (11.81%) VoIP
7 13 (9.03%) Wireless
8 12 (8.33%) VLAN
9 11 (7.64%) HSRP
9 11 (7.64%) VRRP
9 11 (7.64%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (7.64%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (6.94%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (6.94%) Internet
10 10 (6.94%) WAN
11 9 (6.25%) LAN
12 7 (4.86%) iSCSI
13 6 (4.17%) DHCP
14 5 (3.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (20.83%) Legal
2 18 (12.50%) Finance
3 16 (11.11%) Advertising
4 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.17%) Local Government
6 3 (2.08%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (13.19%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 14 (9.72%) Consultant
2 14 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 12 (8.33%) Analyst
4 11 (7.64%) Support Specialist
4 11 (7.64%) VMware Engineer
4 11 (7.64%) SAN Consultant
5 10 (6.94%) Support Analyst
5 10 (6.94%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (6.25%) Architect
6 9 (6.25%) Project Engineer
6 9 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Storage Specialist
7 8 (5.56%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 7 (4.86%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Senior Server Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.94%) .NET
1 10 (6.94%) CSS
1 10 (6.94%) .NET Framework
2 6 (4.17%) XML
3 5 (3.47%) LAMP
4 1 (0.69%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.44%) Clustering
2 10 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.78%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.08%) STB
4 3 (2.08%) Replication
4 3 (2.08%) DTV
5 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 54 (37.50%) Windows
2 35 (24.31%) UNIX
3 23 (15.97%) Linux
4 14 (9.72%) AIX
5 12 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.56%) SUSE
8 7 (4.86%) Solaris
9 6 (4.17%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.78%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.39%) HPUX
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.42%) ITIL
2 18 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (8.33%) Project Management
3 12 (8.33%) Email Migration
4 11 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (6.94%) Load Balancing
5 10 (6.94%) Problem Management
6 7 (4.86%) Network Design
7 5 (3.47%) Capacity Management
7 5 (3.47%) Migration
8 4 (2.78%) TOGAF
8 4 (2.78%) Service Management
9 3 (2.08%) Business Continuity
10 2 (1.39%) Change Management
10 2 (1.39%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (0.69%) High Availability
11 1 (0.69%) Incident Management
11 1 (0.69%) Time Management
11 1 (0.69%) Service Delivery
11 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.97%) SQL
2 16 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.56%) PowerHouse
4 6 (4.17%) Python
4 6 (4.17%) Perl
4 6 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (18.06%) SC Cleared
4 24 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (15.97%) SAP Certification
6 21 (14.58%) CCNP
7 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (11.81%) MCSE
8 14 (9.72%) Oracle Certification
9 13 (9.03%) CCNA
9 13 (9.03%) MCP
10 8 (5.56%) CCIE
11 7 (4.86%) CCDP
12 6 (4.17%) CCDA
12 6 (4.17%) VCP5
13 5 (3.47%) DV Cleared
13 5 (3.47%) Degree
14 4 (2.78%) MCSA
15 2 (1.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.97%) ISO 9001
1 23 (15.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (40.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (34.03%) Active Directory
3 46 (31.94%) Hyper-V
4 30 (20.83%) VMware ESX
5 22 (15.28%) vSphere
6 16 (11.11%) XenDesktop
7 15 (10.42%) XenServer
7 15 (10.42%) vCloud
8 14 (9.72%) MetaFrame
8 14 (9.72%) Terminal Services
9 6 (4.17%) UAG
10 3 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (28.47%) NetBackup
2 30 (20.83%) HP Data Protector
3 17 (11.81%) EMC NetWorker
4 16 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 16 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
5 14 (9.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (3.47%) Puppet
6 5 (3.47%) Cobbler
7 3 (2.08%) Nagios
8 2 (1.39%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.69%) WSUS
9 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 106 (73.61%) Cisco
2 105 (72.92%) VMware
3 91 (63.19%) Microsoft
3 91 (63.19%) HP
4 32 (22.22%) Brocade
5 31 (21.53%) Dell
6 28 (19.44%) Citrix
6 28 (19.44%) NetApp
7 27 (18.75%) IBM
8 26 (18.06%) Oracle
8 26 (18.06%) Symantec
9 23 (15.97%) SAP
10 20 (13.89%) EMC
11 16 (11.11%) Sun
11 16 (11.11%) BMC
11 16 (11.11%) Hitachi
12 15 (10.42%) ProCurve
13 14 (9.72%) Remedy
13 14 (9.72%) Juniper
13 14 (9.72%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus,training,company car
Posted: 22 days ago