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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 52 62 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -30
Permanent jobs citing SAN 53 36 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.95% 2.81% 5.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.66% 12.77% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 43 34 47
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £27,950 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,650 £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
284 282 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.16% 22.00% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 253 251 192
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £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 1 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 1 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 +5 48 £34,250 -6.16% 7
West Wales - 3 £75,000 -
North Wales - 2 £62,500 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 87 (77.68%) VMware
2 67 (59.82%) Windows
3 61 (54.46%) Cisco
4 58 (51.79%) Microsoft
5 51 (45.54%) HP
6 44 (39.29%) Active Directory
7 43 (38.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 38 (33.93%) Firewall
9 32 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 31 (27.68%) ITIL
11 30 (26.79%) MS Exchange
12 29 (25.89%) Linux
12 29 (25.89%) NAS
13 27 (24.11%) MS Excel
13 27 (24.11%) TCP/IP
14 26 (23.21%) IIS
14 26 (23.21%) SQL
15 24 (21.43%) Dell
16 23 (20.54%) Clustering
17 22 (19.64%) DNS
18 21 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
18 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
18 21 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (16.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 19 (16.96%) IBM
19 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2003
19 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2012
20 18 (16.07%) CCNA
20 18 (16.07%) Oracle
20 18 (16.07%) UNIX

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 30 (26.79%) MS Exchange
2 26 (23.21%) IIS
3 17 (15.18%) Lync
4 16 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 11 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (8.93%) Apache
8 7 (6.25%) Commerce Server
8 7 (6.25%) CMS
9 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
11 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (24.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Project
2 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) Office 365
2 3 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.89%) SaaS
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (33.93%) Firewall
2 29 (25.89%) NAS
3 27 (24.11%) TCP/IP
4 22 (19.64%) DNS
5 13 (11.61%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (9.82%) WAN
6 11 (9.82%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (8.93%) iSCSI
7 10 (8.93%) LAN
8 9 (8.04%) HSRP
8 9 (8.04%) VRRP
8 9 (8.04%) Internet
8 9 (8.04%) VLAN
9 8 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (5.36%) Wireless
11 6 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (4.46%) VoIP
13 4 (3.57%) LDAP
13 4 (3.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) MySQL
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.89%) OLTP
4 1 (0.89%) OLAP
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Legal
3 5 (4.46%) Advertising
4 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.79%) Local Government
6 1 (0.89%) Law
6 1 (0.89%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (11.61%) Analyst
3 11 (9.82%) Project Engineer
3 11 (9.82%) Server Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Network Engineer
5 8 (7.14%) Server Support
5 8 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.36%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Server Technician
8 5 (4.46%) Support Technician
8 5 (4.46%) Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.46%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) CSS
1 7 (6.25%) .NET
1 7 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 6 (5.36%) XML
3 4 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.54%) Clustering
2 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.68%) DTV
3 3 (2.68%) STB
4 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.89%) iPhone
4 1 (0.89%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (59.82%) Windows
2 29 (25.89%) Linux
3 21 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (16.07%) UNIX
6 15 (13.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (11.61%) AIX
8 5 (4.46%) CentOS
9 4 (3.57%) Solaris
10 2 (1.79%) SUSE
10 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.79%) HPUX
11 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.68%) ITIL
2 16 (14.29%) Project Management
3 13 (11.61%) Load Balancing
4 10 (8.93%) Email Migration
5 6 (5.36%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.46%) Change Management
7 4 (3.57%) Network Design
7 4 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.57%) Change Control
8 3 (2.68%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (2.68%) Service Management
9 2 (1.79%) Data Management
9 2 (1.79%) Migration
9 2 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.79%) DevOps
10 1 (0.89%) Capacity Management
10 1 (0.89%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (0.89%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.21%) SQL
2 12 (10.71%) Perl
3 11 (9.82%) Python
4 6 (5.36%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.68%) C
7 2 (1.79%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (16.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (16.07%) CCNA
4 16 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (13.39%) CCNP
6 14 (12.50%) MCSE
7 11 (9.82%) SAP Certification
8 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
8 10 (8.93%) MCP
9 8 (7.14%) SC Cleared
10 7 (6.25%) Degree
11 4 (3.57%) CCA
11 4 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (2.68%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (1.79%) MCITP
13 2 (1.79%) RHCE
13 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.79%) CCDA
13 2 (1.79%) CCDP
13 2 (1.79%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) ISO 9001
1 11 (9.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 43 (38.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.61%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.25%) vSphere
6 5 (4.46%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.57%) XenServer
8 3 (2.68%) vCloud
8 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.68%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.68%) NFS
8 3 (2.68%) MetaFrame
8 3 (2.68%) UAG
8 3 (2.68%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.89%) XenApp
10 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 7 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (4.46%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.68%) Nagios
5 3 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.68%) Puppet
5 3 (2.68%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.79%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.79%) SCOM
6 2 (1.79%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.89%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.89%) SCSM
7 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.89%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.89%) SCCM
7 1 (0.89%) YUM
7 1 (0.89%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 87 (77.68%) VMware
2 61 (54.46%) Cisco
3 58 (51.79%) Microsoft
4 51 (45.54%) HP
5 24 (21.43%) Dell
6 19 (16.96%) IBM
7 18 (16.07%) Oracle
8 15 (13.39%) Red Hat
9 14 (12.50%) Citrix
10 12 (10.71%) NetApp
10 12 (10.71%) SAP
11 11 (9.82%) CheckPoint
12 10 (8.93%) Symantec
13 8 (7.14%) WatchGuard
13 8 (7.14%) SonicWALL
14 7 (6.25%) Veritas
14 7 (6.25%) 3PAR
14 7 (6.25%) Brocade
15 6 (5.36%) Sybase
15 6 (5.36%) EMC
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £43000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago