Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 94 72
Rank change year-on-year +38 -22 -21
Permanent jobs citing SAN 20 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.47% 1.24% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.08% 8.25% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 43
Cardiff median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,125 £32,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £48,125 £38,750 £45,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 142 206 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.53% 15.03% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 132 179 255
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -10.26% +11.43%
10th Percentile £26,025 £22,000 £24,400
90th Percentile £54,875 £68,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (90.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 16 (80.00%) Cisco
4 15 (75.00%) Linux
4 15 (75.00%) ITIL
5 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
6 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
7 11 (55.00%) VPN
7 11 (55.00%) Firewall
7 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (50.00%) Unix
8 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (45.00%) Avaya
10 8 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (40.00%) vSphere
11 6 (30.00%) NAS
11 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (30.00%) IIS
11 6 (30.00%) Performance Management
12 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (25.00%) Java
12 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
13 4 (20.00%) Finance
13 4 (20.00%) JBoss

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 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) JBoss
3 3 (15.00%) CMS
4 2 (10.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Chatbot
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) SaaS
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
1 11 (55.00%) VPN
2 8 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (30.00%) NAS
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) H.323
5 3 (15.00%) HTTP
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) DNS
6 2 (10.00%) IPsec
6 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
7 1 (5.00%) SSH
7 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) WebRTC
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (50.00%) Unix
4 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) Solaris
7 2 (10.00%) CentOS
7 2 (10.00%) Debian
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Management
4 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (20.00%) High Availability
5 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
8 1 (5.00%) Coaching
8 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.00%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (40.00%) vSphere
4 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) Avaya
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (5.00%) HP