Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 92 68
Rank change year-on-year +20 -24 +2
Permanent jobs citing SAN 38 39 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.80% 2.05% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 14.18% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 37 37 78
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £53,000 £50,000 £67,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -4.46%

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 209 275 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.41% 14.48% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 192 244 393
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -
10th Percentile £25,025 £22,750 £21,050
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,125 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in South Wales

SAN
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for SAN in South Wales

SAN
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in South Wales over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SAN in South Wales

SAN
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +15 29 £40,000 -11.11%
Cardiff +19 6 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Caerphilly 0 3 £38,500 +23.20% 3
SAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SAN.

1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 30 (78.95%) VMware
3 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 27 (71.05%) Hyper-V
5 21 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (55.26%) Citrix
5 21 (55.26%) Office 365
5 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (55.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (52.63%) XenApp
7 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (44.74%) MCSE
8 17 (44.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (42.11%) CCA
9 16 (42.11%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
11 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
12 10 (26.32%) ITIL
13 8 (21.05%) Linux
13 8 (21.05%) Skype
14 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
15 5 (13.16%) LAN
15 5 (13.16%) Firewall
16 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (10.53%) WAN
16 4 (10.53%) Cisco
16 4 (10.53%) Unix
16 4 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
16 4 (10.53%) iSCSI
16 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 21 (55.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (55.26%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Skype
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) LAN
3 4 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (10.53%) iSCSI
3 4 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (10.53%) WAN
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) VPN
4 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) NAS
5 2 (5.26%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) WLAN
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.63%) IPsec
6 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) Ingres
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Consultant
1 21 (55.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) IT Supervisor
4 3 (7.89%) IT Support
4 3 (7.89%) Support Supervisor
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Supervisor
6 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.63%) Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) DBA
6 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (10.53%) Unix
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) Debian
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Presales
2 4 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.26%) Multichannel Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (2.63%) Data Transformation
5 1 (2.63%) High Availability
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.63%) Release Management
5 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (44.74%) MCSE
2 17 (44.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (42.11%) CCA
3 16 (42.11%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) CCNP
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (71.05%) Hyper-V
2 21 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (52.63%) XenApp
4 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Nagios
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) VMware
2 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 21 (55.26%) Citrix
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.26%) Actian
6 2 (5.26%) Avaya
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) Splunk
7 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Meraki
7 1 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.63%) Talend