Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 109 78
Rank change year-on-year +15 -31 -3
Permanent jobs citing SAN 44 40 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.31% 1.70% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.72% 11.17% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 80
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -4.46%
10th Percentile £28,400 £30,388 £29,475
90th Percentile £52,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% -

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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 299 358 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.70% 15.19% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 240 283 420
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.34%
10th Percentile £25,725 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £56,375
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Wales

SAN
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN in Wales.

Salary trend for SAN in Wales

SAN
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Wales over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SAN in Wales

SAN
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
South Wales +24 39 £40,000 - 8
West Wales +13 4 £42,500 +84.78% 1
Mid Wales - 1 - -
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Wales region with a requirement for SAN.

1 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 36 (81.82%) VMware
3 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
4 28 (63.64%) Hyper-V
5 26 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (52.27%) Office 365
7 22 (50.00%) Citrix
8 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (47.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (45.45%) XenApp
10 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (38.64%) MCSE
11 17 (38.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
12 16 (36.36%) CCA
12 16 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
14 13 (29.55%) ITIL
15 11 (25.00%) Linux
16 9 (20.45%) Cisco
16 9 (20.45%) Firewall
17 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
17 8 (18.18%) Skype
18 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
18 6 (13.64%) DNS
18 6 (13.64%) LAN
19 5 (11.36%) WAN
19 5 (11.36%) DHCP
19 5 (11.36%) iSCSI
19 5 (11.36%) Fibre Channel

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 21 (47.73%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (52.27%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Firewall
2 8 (18.18%) Skype
3 6 (13.64%) DNS
3 6 (13.64%) LAN
4 5 (11.36%) DHCP
4 5 (11.36%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (11.36%) iSCSI
4 5 (11.36%) WAN
5 4 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (9.09%) VPN
6 3 (6.82%) NAS
6 3 (6.82%) VoIP
6 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.55%) Network Security
7 2 (4.55%) VLAN
7 2 (4.55%) WLAN
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.27%) PABX
8 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.55%) Ingres
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Consultant
1 21 (47.73%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) IT Supervisor
4 3 (6.82%) IT Support
4 3 (6.82%) Support Supervisor
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Supervisor
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) EMC Centera
4 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
4 11 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (9.09%) Unix
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.55%) Solaris
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.27%) CatOS
7 1 (2.27%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) Debian
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (9.09%) Presales
2 4 (9.09%) Service Management
2 4 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.82%) Project Management
4 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.55%) Change Management
4 2 (4.55%) Migration
4 2 (4.55%) Multichannel Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.27%) Data Transformation
5 1 (2.27%) IT Strategy
5 1 (2.27%) Release Management
5 1 (2.27%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (38.64%) MCSE
2 17 (38.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (36.36%) CCA
3 16 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (6.82%) CCNA
4 3 (6.82%) CCNP
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.55%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 26 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (45.45%) XenApp
4 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.55%) vSphere
6 1 (2.27%) NFS
6 1 (2.27%) pfSense
6 1 (2.27%) Snort
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.27%) SCSM
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) VMware
2 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
3 22 (50.00%) Citrix
4 9 (20.45%) Cisco
5 3 (6.82%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.55%) Actian
6 2 (4.55%) Avaya
6 2 (4.55%) EMC
6 2 (4.55%) F5
6 2 (4.55%) NetApp
6 2 (4.55%) Splunk
7 1 (2.27%) Brocade
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.27%) SolidFire