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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 65 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 47 59 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.41% 4.47% 3.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.52% 17.46% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 46 53 40
Average salary £37,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,600 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £44,125 £52,000 £45,000
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
229 338 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.61% 25.61% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 211 305 267
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -25 41 £37,500 +7.14% 7
North Wales +5 5 £27,500 -56.00%
West Wales +5 1 - -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 71 (82.56%) Windows
2 64 (74.42%) VMware
3 50 (58.14%) Active Directory
4 45 (52.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (48.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
8 31 (36.05%) MS Exchange
9 30 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (33.72%) MS Excel
11 25 (29.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2007
13 21 (24.42%) Exchange Server 2013
13 21 (24.42%) ITIL
13 21 (24.42%) Linux
14 17 (19.77%) Firewall
14 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (18.60%) Cisco
15 16 (18.60%) MCSE
15 16 (18.60%) Hyper-V
16 14 (16.28%) UNIX
16 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
17 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
17 13 (15.12%) vSphere
18 12 (13.95%) Windows 7
19 11 (12.79%) Finance
19 11 (12.79%) Advertising
19 11 (12.79%) SQL
19 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
19 11 (12.79%) HP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 31 (36.05%) MS Exchange
2 25 (29.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (24.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
6 9 (10.47%) IIS
7 8 (9.30%) Lync
8 6 (6.98%) Apache
9 5 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (33.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) Firewall
2 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.30%) DHCP
3 8 (9.30%) DNS
4 7 (8.14%) VoIP
5 5 (5.81%) Internet
6 3 (3.49%) NAS
6 3 (3.49%) VPN
7 2 (2.33%) WAN
7 2 (2.33%) LAN
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.33%) SNMP
8 1 (1.16%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (1.16%) LDAP
8 1 (1.16%) HTTP
8 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.16%) PPTP
8 1 (1.16%) IPsec
8 1 (1.16%) VLAN
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.81%) MySQL
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
1 11 (12.79%) Advertising
2 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (60.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (20.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (17.44%) Administrator
4 12 (13.95%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.81%) Network Administrator
6 5 (5.81%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (5.81%) Project Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.81%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (5.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) DBA
8 3 (3.49%) Server Support
8 3 (3.49%) Graduate
8 3 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.49%) SQL DBA
8 3 (3.49%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.49%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) Middleware
2 2 (2.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.47%) Clustering
2 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.65%) Replication
3 4 (4.65%) EqualLogic
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) DTV
4 2 (2.33%) CMDB
5 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 71 (82.56%) Windows
2 45 (52.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (48.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (24.42%) Linux
6 14 (16.28%) UNIX
7 12 (13.95%) Windows 7
8 10 (11.63%) Windows 8
9 8 (9.30%) Solaris
10 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.33%) Debian
12 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.16%) CentOS
12 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) ITIL
2 6 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (5.81%) Scrum
4 4 (4.65%) Performance Management
4 4 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.49%) Change Management
6 2 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.33%) Database Tuning
6 2 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.16%) Project Management
7 1 (1.16%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.16%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.16%) Data Security
7 1 (1.16%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.16%) Migration
7 1 (1.16%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.16%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.33%) Python
3 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.33%) Perl
3 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (18.60%) MCSE
3 10 (11.63%) Degree
4 9 (10.47%) CCNA
4 9 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (9.30%) MCSA
5 8 (9.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (8.14%) CCNP
7 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.65%) MCITP
10 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.16%) CCENT
11 1 (1.16%) SAP Certification
11 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 30 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (18.60%) Hyper-V
4 13 (15.12%) vSphere
5 11 (12.79%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.49%) XenApp
6 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.16%) Firmware
8 1 (1.16%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.16%) yum
2 1 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.16%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.16%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (74.42%) VMware
2 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.60%) Cisco
4 11 (12.79%) HP
4 11 (12.79%) Citrix
5 10 (11.63%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.98%) Veeam
7 5 (5.81%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (5.81%) Oracle
7 5 (5.81%) Dell
7 5 (5.81%) Red Gate
8 4 (4.65%) NetApp
9 3 (3.49%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.33%) SAP
11 1 (1.16%) BMC
11 1 (1.16%) EMC
11 1 (1.16%) Nokia
11 1 (1.16%) Veritas
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £34000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 25 days a/l, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago