Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 70 78
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8 -5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 31 48 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.14% 3.14% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.55% 18.60% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 45
South Wales median annual salary £36,000 £39,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.28% -6.55% +12.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,021 £32,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,075 £69,500
Wales median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year -4.00% -10.18% +12.84%

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 247 258 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.06% 16.88% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 218 240 375
South Wales median annual salary £38,250 £35,094 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.99% -6.42% -3.85%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £50,250 £65,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.85%

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 August 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 15 August 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 -20 13 £30,000 -20.00%
Caerphilly +9 11 £36,000 -7.10%
Newport -2 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
SAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) VMware
3 23 (74.19%) Windows Server
4 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
5 16 (51.61%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (48.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
8 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (38.71%) Office 365
9 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (38.71%) Firewall
10 10 (32.26%) Terminal Services
10 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (32.26%) Veeam
10 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
11 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
12 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (22.58%) Customer Engagement
13 7 (22.58%) SLA
13 7 (22.58%) LAN
13 7 (22.58%) WLAN
13 7 (22.58%) WAN
13 7 (22.58%) Replication
14 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (19.35%) DNS
14 6 (19.35%) High Availability
15 5 (16.13%) Cisco

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 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) IaaS
2 2 (6.45%) PaaS
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) LAN
2 7 (22.58%) WAN
2 7 (22.58%) WLAN
3 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 4 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (12.90%) iSCSI
4 4 (12.90%) NAS
4 4 (12.90%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (12.90%) Skype
4 4 (12.90%) VPN
5 3 (9.68%) DHCP
5 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.45%) Ingres
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Database Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Windows Server
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.13%) Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Solaris
7 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (48.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (22.58%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (19.35%) High Availability
5 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) Coaching
5 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.90%) Presales
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.45%) Statistics
7 1 (3.23%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) MCITP
1 2 (6.45%) MCSE
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
3 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (32.26%) Terminal Services
5 4 (12.90%) vSphere
5 4 (12.90%) XenApp
6 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 25 (80.65%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Veeam
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) Sophos
5 3 (9.68%) Symantec
6 2 (6.45%) Actian
6 2 (6.45%) Cloudera
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) Meraki