Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 64 84
Rank change year-on-year -18 +20 -5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 32 44 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.03% 3.20% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.36% 17.32% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 38
South Wales median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% -1.84% +8.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,850 £32,125
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £64,000
Wales median annual salary £36,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.49% -3.75% +6.67%

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 259 254 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.40% 18.46% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 226 233 353
South Wales median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% -2.60% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,150 £22,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £63,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% -2.60%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Cardiff -28 15 £32,500 -15.58% 1
Caerphilly +9 11 £36,000 -15.29%
Newport -5 4 £50,000 +34.68%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £32,000 -
Bridgend - 1 - - 1
SAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) VMware
2 26 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (56.25%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (37.50%) Veeam
10 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
10 11 (34.38%) Replication
10 11 (34.38%) Firewall
10 11 (34.38%) SLA
11 10 (31.25%) Terminal Services
11 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
11 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
11 10 (31.25%) Office 365
12 9 (28.13%) High Availability
13 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (21.88%) Linux
14 7 (21.88%) LAN
14 7 (21.88%) WLAN
14 7 (21.88%) WAN
14 7 (21.88%) VPN
14 7 (21.88%) DNS

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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (15.63%) IIS
5 3 (9.38%) Apache Solr
5 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) LAN
2 7 (21.88%) VPN
2 7 (21.88%) WAN
2 7 (21.88%) WLAN
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) VLAN
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (9.38%) IPsec
4 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
4 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
4 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.25%) NAS
5 2 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (6.25%) Skype
6 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 7 (21.88%) Linux
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.38%) CentOS
7 3 (9.38%) Debian
8 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (28.13%) High Availability
4 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (21.88%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
6 6 (18.75%) Change Management
6 6 (18.75%) Coaching
6 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.38%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
7 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
8 2 (6.25%) Presales
8 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Database Tuning
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) MCITP
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
4 10 (31.25%) Terminal Services
5 3 (9.38%) vSphere
6 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.25%) XenApp
7 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) VMware
2 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) Veeam
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.38%) EMC
7 3 (9.38%) HP
7 3 (9.38%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (9.38%) Sophos
7 3 (9.38%) Symantec
8 1 (3.13%) Dell
8 1 (3.13%) Meraki
8 1 (3.13%) NetApp