Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 59 106
Rank change year-on-year -38 +47 -34
Permanent jobs citing SAN 19 51 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.22% 3.78% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.39% 20.73% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17 50 25
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,150 £28,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £54,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

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 257 246 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.46% 18.25% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 219 229 256
South Wales median annual salary £37,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.88% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,950 £23,063
90th Percentile £61,250 £52,750 £66,875
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +3.90%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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
Caerphilly +5 7 £37,500 -16.67%
Cardiff -20 5 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Newport -20 2 £42,000 +5.00%
Torfaen - 2 £40,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £37,250 -
Bridgend - 1 - - 1
SAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
3 15 (78.95%) VMware
4 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
5 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
6 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (36.84%) High Availability
8 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (36.84%) VPN
8 7 (36.84%) Linux
9 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 6 (31.58%) SLA
9 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
9 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
10 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
10 5 (26.32%) Replication
10 5 (26.32%) VLAN
10 5 (26.32%) Cisco
10 5 (26.32%) IIS
10 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
11 4 (21.05%) ITIL
11 4 (21.05%) NetApp
11 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (21.05%) Change Management
11 4 (21.05%) Veeam
11 4 (21.05%) SQL 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 5 (26.32%) IIS
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.79%) Apache Solr
3 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.53%) SAS
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) VPN
2 5 (26.32%) VLAN
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) IPsec
3 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) NAS
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) WLAN
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Server Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Senior DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Replication
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) CentOS
6 3 (15.79%) Debian
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) High Availability
1 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
5 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
6 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Leadership
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCITP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) NetApp
4 4 (21.05%) Veeam
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) EMC
5 3 (15.79%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat