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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 38 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 63 40 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.19% 3.20% 4.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.47% 14.55% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 58 39 30
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.42%
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
238 275 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.62% 22.02% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 201 258 192
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 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 17 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 17 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 +17 62 £36,000 -7.69% 5
North Wales - 1 £32,500 -
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SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 109 (73.65%) Cisco
2 107 (72.30%) VMware
3 96 (64.86%) HP
4 94 (63.51%) Microsoft
5 59 (39.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 58 (39.19%) Windows
7 53 (35.81%) ITIL
8 50 (33.78%) Active Directory
9 48 (32.43%) Hyper-V
10 47 (31.76%) NAS
11 44 (29.73%) NetBackup
12 40 (27.03%) Firewall
13 37 (25.00%) UNIX
14 35 (23.65%) MS Excel
14 35 (23.65%) Security Cleared
15 33 (22.30%) HP Data Protector
15 33 (22.30%) Brocade
15 33 (22.30%) Dell
16 32 (21.62%) Legal
17 30 (20.27%) VMware ESX
17 30 (20.27%) Clustering
17 30 (20.27%) Citrix
17 30 (20.27%) IIS
18 29 (19.59%) NetApp
18 29 (19.59%) Symantec
18 29 (19.59%) Lync
19 28 (18.92%) IBM
19 28 (18.92%) Oracle
19 28 (18.92%) SQL Server
20 27 (18.24%) TCP/IP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 30 (20.27%) IIS
2 29 (19.59%) Lync
3 25 (16.89%) MS Exchange
4 15 (10.14%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (7.43%) Commerce Server
5 11 (7.43%) CMS
6 10 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (5.41%) Apache
8 6 (4.05%) SAS
9 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
9 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (23.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.78%) Office 365
2 11 (7.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 47 (31.76%) NAS
2 40 (27.03%) Firewall
3 27 (18.24%) TCP/IP
4 22 (14.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (14.19%) DNS
6 19 (12.84%) Fibre Channel
7 17 (11.49%) VoIP
8 13 (8.78%) Wireless
9 12 (8.11%) VLAN
10 11 (7.43%) Internet
10 11 (7.43%) HSRP
10 11 (7.43%) VRRP
10 11 (7.43%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (7.43%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (6.76%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (6.76%) WAN
12 9 (6.08%) LAN
13 8 (5.41%) iSCSI
14 7 (4.73%) DHCP
15 5 (3.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (21.62%) Legal
2 18 (12.16%) Finance
3 16 (10.81%) Advertising
4 14 (9.46%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.73%) Local Government
6 3 (2.03%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (14.19%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 15 (10.14%) Consultant
2 15 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (9.46%) Analyst
4 12 (8.11%) Network Engineer
4 12 (8.11%) Support Analyst
4 12 (8.11%) VMware Engineer
4 12 (8.11%) SAN Consultant
5 11 (7.43%) Support Specialist
6 10 (6.76%) Technical Consultant
7 9 (6.08%) Architect
7 9 (6.08%) Project Engineer
7 9 (6.08%) Server Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) Storage Specialist
8 8 (5.41%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Wintel Server Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Server Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.43%) .NET
1 11 (7.43%) .NET Framework
2 10 (6.76%) CSS
3 6 (4.05%) XML
4 5 (3.38%) LAMP
5 1 (0.68%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.27%) Clustering
2 11 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.38%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.03%) STB
4 3 (2.03%) Replication
4 3 (2.03%) DTV
5 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (39.19%) Windows
2 37 (25.00%) UNIX
3 24 (16.22%) Linux
4 14 (9.46%) AIX
5 12 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.41%) SUSE
8 7 (4.73%) Solaris
8 7 (4.73%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.70%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.35%) HPUX
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (35.81%) ITIL
2 18 (12.16%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (8.11%) Project Management
3 12 (8.11%) Email Migration
4 11 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (7.43%) Load Balancing
5 10 (6.76%) Problem Management
6 7 (4.73%) Network Design
7 5 (3.38%) Capacity Management
7 5 (3.38%) Migration
8 4 (2.70%) TOGAF
8 4 (2.70%) Service Management
9 3 (2.03%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.03%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (1.35%) Change Management
11 1 (0.68%) Service Delivery
11 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2
11 1 (0.68%) High Availability
11 1 (0.68%) Incident Management
11 1 (0.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.54%) SQL
2 19 (12.84%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.41%) PowerHouse
4 6 (4.05%) Python
4 6 (4.05%) Perl
4 6 (4.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (23.65%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.24%) SC Cleared
2 27 (18.24%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (16.22%) SAP Certification
3 24 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (14.19%) CCNP
5 19 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (12.84%) MCSE
6 16 (10.81%) Oracle Certification
7 15 (10.14%) MCP
8 13 (8.78%) CCNA
9 8 (5.41%) CCIE
10 7 (4.73%) CCDP
11 6 (4.05%) CCDA
11 6 (4.05%) DV Cleared
11 6 (4.05%) VCP5
12 5 (3.38%) Degree
13 4 (2.70%) MCSA
14 2 (1.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.22%) ISO 9001
1 24 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (39.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (33.78%) Active Directory
3 48 (32.43%) Hyper-V
4 30 (20.27%) VMware ESX
5 22 (14.86%) vSphere
6 18 (12.16%) XenDesktop
7 17 (11.49%) XenServer
7 17 (11.49%) vCloud
8 16 (10.81%) MetaFrame
8 16 (10.81%) Terminal Services
9 6 (4.05%) UAG
10 3 (2.03%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (2.03%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (29.73%) NetBackup
2 33 (22.30%) HP Data Protector
3 18 (12.16%) Backup Exec
3 18 (12.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 17 (11.49%) BMC PATROL
5 16 (10.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (3.38%) Puppet
6 5 (3.38%) Cobbler
7 3 (2.03%) SCDPM
7 3 (2.03%) Nagios
8 1 (0.68%) WSUS
8 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 109 (73.65%) Cisco
2 107 (72.30%) VMware
3 96 (64.86%) HP
4 94 (63.51%) Microsoft
5 33 (22.30%) Dell
5 33 (22.30%) Brocade
6 30 (20.27%) Citrix
7 29 (19.59%) NetApp
7 29 (19.59%) Symantec
8 28 (18.92%) IBM
8 28 (18.92%) Oracle
9 24 (16.22%) SAP
10 21 (14.19%) EMC
11 17 (11.49%) Sun
11 17 (11.49%) BMC
11 17 (11.49%) Hitachi
12 16 (10.81%) Remedy
13 15 (10.14%) ProCurve
14 14 (9.46%) Juniper
14 14 (9.46%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South Wales
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus,training,company car
Posted: 17 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago