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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 49 58 57
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 16 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.88% 2.44% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.51% 16.67% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 9
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,650 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £37,500 £43,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 82 102 139
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 14.75% 14.61% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 82 81 113
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,600
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in Cardiff

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
3 13 (76.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (76.47%) Hyper-V
3 13 (76.47%) Office 365
4 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (70.59%) CCNA
4 12 (70.59%) MCSE
5 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (47.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (47.06%) Firewall
8 7 (41.18%) Dell
8 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
9 6 (35.29%) Veeam
10 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
10 5 (29.41%) CCA
10 5 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (23.53%) Mac OS X
11 4 (23.53%) Apple
11 4 (23.53%) Wireless
11 4 (23.53%) SQL Server

SAN
Top Related 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 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (76.47%) Office 365
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) NAS
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) Wireless
3 3 (17.65%) VLAN
4 2 (11.76%) ADSL
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) WebRTC
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (23.53%) Mac OS X
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
2 1 (5.88%) High Availability
2 1 (5.88%) Presales
2 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (70.59%) CCNA
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (70.59%) MCSE
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (29.41%) CCA
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) Hyper-V
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco
4 7 (41.18%) Dell
5 6 (35.29%) Veeam
6 4 (23.53%) Apple
7 2 (11.76%) EqualLogic
8 1 (5.88%) F5