Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 78 56
Rank change year-on-year +3 -22 +20
Permanent jobs citing SAN 28 43 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.16% 2.69% 3.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.97% 18.38% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 43 81
South Wales median annual salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.88% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £53,125 £50,000 £70,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%

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 187 234 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 14.40% 14.63% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 168 220 402
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,125 £50,000 £62,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Newport +3 15 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Caerphilly +3 7 £38,500 +24.19%
Cardiff +4 6 £32,500 -8.45% 5
SAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (78.57%) VMware
2 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 18 (64.29%) Windows
4 16 (57.14%) Hyper-V
5 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (39.29%) Citrix
7 10 (35.71%) XenApp
7 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (32.14%) Office 365
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
9 8 (28.57%) Skype
9 8 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (28.57%) Presales
9 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
9 8 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (25.00%) Linux
11 6 (21.43%) DNS
11 6 (21.43%) Firewall
11 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (17.86%) Finance
12 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
13 4 (14.29%) SQL
13 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 4 (14.29%) Cisco
13 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
13 4 (14.29%) HP

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 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) IaaS
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
1 8 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
1 8 (28.57%) Skype
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (7.14%) NAS
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.14%) Ingres
2 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Consultant
1 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Database Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Solaris
8 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Presales
1 8 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (7.14%) Statistics
4 1 (3.57%) High Availability
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) MCSE
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.14%) CCA
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 10 (35.71%) XenApp
3 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
4 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (10.71%) Terminal Services
6 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) VMware
2 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) Sophos
5 3 (10.71%) Symantec
5 3 (10.71%) Veeam
6 2 (7.14%) Actian
6 2 (7.14%) Cloudera
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) Meraki
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp