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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 59 45 72
Rank change year-on-year -14 +27  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 28 56 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.25% 4.51% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.37% 23.14% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 27
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £74,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - -1.23%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 131 242 297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 15.21% 19.48% 25.34%
Number of salaries quoted 124 213 228
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.63% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing SAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 15 £35,000 -
Newport +4 11 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Caerphilly -9 1 £30,000 -55.22%
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 35 (94.59%) Windows
1 35 (94.59%) VMware
2 29 (78.38%) Hyper-V
3 28 (75.68%) Office 365
4 27 (72.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (72.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (70.27%) MCSE
6 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
7 21 (56.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
10 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
10 18 (48.65%) CCA
10 18 (48.65%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
12 13 (35.14%) XenApp
12 13 (35.14%) Citrix
13 12 (32.43%) CCNA
13 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (32.43%) Firewall
13 12 (32.43%) Cisco
14 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (24.32%) NAS
16 7 (18.92%) Veeam
16 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
16 7 (18.92%) Dell
16 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
18 5 (13.51%) VLAN

SAN
Top Related 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 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) Apache
5 2 (5.41%) IIS
6 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (75.68%) Office 365
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) PaaS
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
2 9 (24.32%) NAS
3 5 (13.51%) VLAN
4 4 (10.81%) LAN
4 4 (10.81%) VPN
4 4 (10.81%) Wireless
5 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.41%) ADSL
6 2 (5.41%) DNS
6 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security
6 2 (5.41%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (5.41%) WAN
6 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Ant
General
1 3 (8.11%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Consultant
1 13 (35.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 11 (29.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior IT Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (13.51%) Linux
7 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.41%) CentOS
9 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) High Availability
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.41%) Low Latency
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security
5 1 (2.70%) IT Strategy
5 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) People Management
5 1 (2.70%) Presales
5 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.70%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (72.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (70.27%) MCSE
3 21 (56.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (48.65%) CCA
4 18 (48.65%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (32.43%) CCNA
5 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.41%) MCITP
7 1 (2.70%) CCNP
7 1 (2.70%) MCSA
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (78.38%) Hyper-V
2 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
4 13 (35.14%) XenApp
5 2 (5.41%) NFS
5 2 (5.41%) Squid
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) VMware
2 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 13 (35.14%) Citrix
4 12 (32.43%) Cisco
5 7 (18.92%) Dell
5 7 (18.92%) Veeam
6 4 (10.81%) Apple
7 2 (5.41%) EMC
7 2 (5.41%) EqualLogic
7 2 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) IBM
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.70%) Avaya
8 1 (2.70%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) Meraki
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago