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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 61 65
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 10 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.40% 2.66% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.17% 14.08% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 31
Median salary £40,000 £41,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.19% +12.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £35,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £65,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 109 213 287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 15.29% 18.88% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 100 189 252
Median salary £35,094 £35,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.14% -4.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Newport +1 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cardiff +9 3 £44,500 +27.14% 2
Caerphilly +2 1 £31,000 -8.14% 1
SAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 37 (94.87%) VMware
3 33 (84.62%) Hyper-V
4 28 (71.79%) Office 365
5 27 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (66.67%) MCSE
7 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
8 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (56.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
9 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
10 17 (43.59%) CCA
10 17 (43.59%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (35.90%) Firewall
11 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (35.90%) CCNA
11 14 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (33.33%) Cisco
13 12 (30.77%) Citrix
13 12 (30.77%) XenApp
14 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (25.64%) Dell
15 9 (23.08%) Veeam
16 8 (20.51%) NAS
16 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
17 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
17 6 (15.38%) LAN
17 6 (15.38%) SLA

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 14 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (71.79%) Office 365
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) Firewall
2 8 (20.51%) NAS
3 6 (15.38%) LAN
4 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.26%) VLAN
4 4 (10.26%) WAN
4 4 (10.26%) Wireless
5 3 (7.69%) VPN
6 2 (5.13%) ADSL
6 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.56%) DNS
7 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) Ingres
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Consultant
2 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 8 (20.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Support
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 27 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.82%) Linux
7 4 (10.26%) Mac OS X
8 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.56%) Unix
10 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Migration
2 3 (7.69%) Presales
3 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
3 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
3 2 (5.13%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (5.13%) High Availability
3 2 (5.13%) Information Security
3 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.56%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.56%) Release Management
4 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Python
2 2 (5.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (66.67%) MCSE
3 22 (56.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (43.59%) CCA
4 17 (43.59%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (35.90%) CCNA
5 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.13%) CCNP
6 2 (5.13%) MCSA
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (84.62%) Hyper-V
2 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 12 (30.77%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) VMware
2 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) Cisco
4 12 (30.77%) Citrix
5 10 (25.64%) Dell
6 9 (23.08%) Veeam
7 4 (10.26%) Apple
8 3 (7.69%) HP
9 2 (5.13%) EqualLogic
9 2 (5.13%) Meraki
10 1 (2.56%) Actian
10 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
10 1 (2.56%) F5
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle
10 1 (2.56%) Splunk
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago