The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 66 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 3 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.60% 1.01% 3.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 5.38% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 19
Median salary £44,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.14% -4.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £37,000 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 65 130 153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 12.97% 18.71% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 61 117 128
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing SAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Cardiff

SAN
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN in Cardiff.

Salary trend for SAN in Cardiff

SAN
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Cardiff over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SAN.

1 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) Hyper-V
3 14 (73.68%) Office 365
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (63.16%) CCNA
5 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (63.16%) MCSE
6 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
6 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
7 9 (47.37%) Cisco
8 8 (42.11%) Dell
8 8 (42.11%) Firewall
8 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (42.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (36.84%) Veeam
10 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (26.32%) CCA
11 5 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
12 4 (21.05%) SLA
12 4 (21.05%) LAN
12 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
12 4 (21.05%) Apple
12 4 (21.05%) Wireless

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) Wireless
3 3 (15.79%) NAS
3 3 (15.79%) VLAN
3 3 (15.79%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) ADSL
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Presales Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Presales Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Presales
2 2 (10.53%) Hardware Maintenance
2 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (63.16%) CCNA
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) MCSE
3 8 (42.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (26.32%) CCA
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (73.68%) Hyper-V
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco
4 8 (42.11%) Dell
5 7 (36.84%) Veeam
6 4 (21.05%) Apple
7 2 (10.53%) EqualLogic
8 1 (5.26%) F5
8 1 (5.26%) HP
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