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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 63 27 56
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +29
Permanent jobs citing SAN 46 87 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.45% 7.97% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.65% 39.91% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38 82 33
Average salary £39,250 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.26% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.25%
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
294 218 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.04% 19.98% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 236 196 196
Average salary £38,400 £38,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -34 41 £40,000 -5.88% 3
North Wales 0 4 - -
West Wales +11 1 £30,000 -40.00%
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 60 (62.50%) Windows
2 58 (60.42%) VMware
3 44 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 41 (42.71%) Cisco
5 41 (42.71%) Linux
6 36 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 36 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 33 (34.38%) HP
7 33 (34.38%) MS Exchange
8 32 (33.33%) NAS
9 28 (29.17%) Clustering
10 24 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 23 (23.96%) Firewall
11 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (23.96%) TCP/IP
12 21 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
13 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
13 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
14 19 (19.79%) ITIL
15 16 (16.67%) IBM
15 16 (16.67%) Red Hat
16 14 (14.58%) IIS
16 14 (14.58%) Apache
17 13 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (13.54%) NetBackup
18 12 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (12.50%) SQL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 33 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 24 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (14.58%) IIS
5 14 (14.58%) Apache
6 4 (4.17%) Commerce Server
6 4 (4.17%) CMS
7 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.13%) Lync
8 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 36 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) PaaS
2 3 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (33.33%) NAS
2 23 (23.96%) Firewall
2 23 (23.96%) TCP/IP
3 12 (12.50%) LAN
3 12 (12.50%) WAN
4 11 (11.46%) DNS
5 10 (10.42%) Internet
6 9 (9.38%) Wireless
7 8 (8.33%) iSCSI
7 8 (8.33%) VPN
8 7 (7.29%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (7.29%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (7.29%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (7.29%) FCoE
8 7 (7.29%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (6.25%) BGP
10 5 (5.21%) DHCP
10 5 (5.21%) MPLS
11 4 (4.17%) VLAN
11 4 (4.17%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) MySQL
2 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.21%) Big Data
4 4 (4.17%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (5.21%) Advertising
1 5 (5.21%) Marketing
2 1 (1.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (15.63%) Architect
4 13 (13.54%) Support Engineer
4 13 (13.54%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (11.46%) Storage Architect
5 11 (11.46%) Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Administrator
7 7 (7.29%) Network Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Linux Support
8 6 (6.25%) AIX Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) DBA
10 4 (4.17%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) LAMP
2 5 (5.21%) CSS
3 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.17%) .NET
4 3 (3.13%) COM
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.17%) Clustering
2 6 (6.25%) HACMP
3 5 (5.21%) Replication
3 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 60 (62.50%) Windows
2 41 (42.71%) Linux
3 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (10.42%) UNIX
7 8 (8.33%) AIX
8 4 (4.17%) HPUX
8 4 (4.17%) Solaris
9 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.04%) OS/2
10 1 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) ITIL
2 10 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.21%) Project Management
4 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
4 5 (5.21%) Mobile Marketing
4 5 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (5.21%) Resilience Testing
5 4 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (4.17%) Low Latency
5 4 (4.17%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.13%) Network Management
6 3 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.13%) Time Management
6 3 (3.13%) Change Management
6 3 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.13%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (2.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.08%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.04%) Python
3 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.04%) Perl
3 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.42%) RHCE
3 8 (8.33%) MCSE
3 8 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.29%) Degree
5 6 (6.25%) IBM AIX Certification
5 6 (6.25%) MCP
5 6 (6.25%) CCNP
6 5 (5.21%) CCNA
6 5 (5.21%) SAP Certification
6 5 (5.21%) MCITP
7 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.13%) CCIE
8 2 (2.08%) CCA
8 2 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) ISO 9001
1 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 11 (11.46%) VMware ESX
4 9 (9.38%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.25%) PowerHA
6 3 (3.13%) NFS
6 3 (3.13%) vSphere
6 3 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.13%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.08%) Firmware
7 2 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.04%) Squid
8 1 (1.04%) Xen
8 1 (1.04%) Samba
8 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.04%) SCCM
2 1 (1.04%) SCOM
2 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.04%) SCSM
Vendors
1 58 (60.42%) VMware
2 42 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 41 (42.71%) Cisco
4 33 (34.38%) HP
5 16 (16.67%) IBM
5 16 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 12 (12.50%) Dell
7 10 (10.42%) Veritas
8 7 (7.29%) EMC
8 7 (7.29%) 3PAR
9 5 (5.21%) SAP
9 5 (5.21%) NetApp
10 4 (4.17%) Brocade
10 4 (4.17%) Symantec
10 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.13%) Oracle
12 2 (2.08%) Nokia
12 2 (2.08%) Avaya
12 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.08%) Verint
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