Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 98 78
Rank change year-on-year +40 -20 -22
Permanent jobs citing SAN 50 39 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.54% 1.82% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 10.96% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 49 28 68
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,150 £32,125 £25,925
90th Percentile £47,500 £67,500 £45,863
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.04%

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 290 356 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.51% 16.60% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 269 313 381
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500
10th Percentile £23,925 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £67,500 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +5.48%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +18 26 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Cardiff +37 20 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Caerphilly +3 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1
SAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SAN.

1 44 (88.00%) Windows
2 39 (78.00%) VMware
3 32 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (50.00%) Linux
7 23 (46.00%) ITIL
8 21 (42.00%) Hyper-V
9 20 (40.00%) Cisco
10 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
10 18 (36.00%) Citrix
10 18 (36.00%) Office 365
10 18 (36.00%) Windows Server
11 17 (34.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
12 16 (32.00%) MCSE
12 16 (32.00%) CCA
12 16 (32.00%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (32.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (32.00%) XenApp
12 16 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (30.00%) Unix
14 14 (28.00%) NAS
15 13 (26.00%) Firewall
16 11 (22.00%) VPN
16 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
17 9 (18.00%) Avaya
18 8 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
18 8 (16.00%) LAN
18 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery

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 16 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (12.00%) IIS
3 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.00%) JBoss
5 3 (6.00%) CMS
5 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
6 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Chatbot
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) Office 365
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.00%) SaaS
4 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.00%) IaaS
5 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) NAS
2 13 (26.00%) Firewall
3 11 (22.00%) VPN
4 8 (16.00%) LAN
4 8 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (14.00%) WAN
6 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.00%) DNS
7 4 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (8.00%) Skype
7 4 (8.00%) VoIP
8 3 (6.00%) H.323
8 3 (6.00%) HTTP
9 2 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (4.00%) DHCP
9 2 (4.00%) IPsec
9 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.00%) VLAN
10 1 (2.00%) SSH
10 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.00%) Ingres
3 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Consultant
1 17 (34.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) DBA
5 3 (6.00%) IT Supervisor
5 3 (6.00%) IT Support
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 3 (6.00%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.00%) Support Supervisor
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Support Supervisor
5 3 (6.00%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (4.00%) WebRTC
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.00%) Replication
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.00%) EMC Centera
5 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 44 (88.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (50.00%) Linux
4 18 (36.00%) Windows Server
5 15 (30.00%) Unix
6 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.00%) Solaris
8 2 (4.00%) CentOS
8 2 (4.00%) Debian
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (12.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.00%) Change Management
5 4 (8.00%) High Availability
5 4 (8.00%) Migration
5 4 (8.00%) Service Management
6 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.00%) Multichannel Retail
6 3 (6.00%) Web Development
7 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.00%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.00%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.00%) Project Management
8 1 (2.00%) SEO
8 1 (2.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (32.00%) CCA
2 16 (32.00%) Citrix Certification
2 16 (32.00%) MCSE
2 16 (32.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.00%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (42.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (32.00%) XenApp
5 8 (16.00%) vSphere
6 5 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (8.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (78.00%) VMware
2 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.00%) Cisco
4 18 (36.00%) Citrix
5 9 (18.00%) Avaya
6 6 (12.00%) EMC
6 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.00%) Actian
7 5 (10.00%) Oracle
7 5 (10.00%) Splunk
8 4 (8.00%) Brocade
8 4 (8.00%) Hitachi
8 4 (8.00%) IBM
8 4 (8.00%) SolidFire
9 2 (4.00%) Cloudera
9 2 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.00%) HP
10 1 (2.00%) NetApp
10 1 (2.00%) Talend