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

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 95 63
Rank change year-on-year -3 -32 +18
Permanent jobs citing SAN 33 44 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.84% 2.14% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.74% 13.79% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 81
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £31,100 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £52,625 £50,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 259 319 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.42% 15.54% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 205 276 431
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,675 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,875 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +3.45%

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 22 May 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 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
South Wales +3 28 £39,250 -1.88% 8
West Wales +16 5 £44,750 +94.57% 1
SAN
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for SAN.

1 27 (81.82%) VMware
2 23 (69.70%) Windows
3 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 18 (54.55%) Hyper-V
5 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 13 (39.39%) Office 365
6 13 (39.39%) Citrix
7 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 11 (33.33%) Linux
8 10 (30.30%) Firewall
8 10 (30.30%) XenApp
8 10 (30.30%) iSCSI
8 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (27.27%) DNS
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco
10 8 (24.24%) HP
10 8 (24.24%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (24.24%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (24.24%) Presales
10 8 (24.24%) Skype
10 8 (24.24%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
11 6 (18.18%) DHCP
11 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (15.15%) Sophos
12 5 (15.15%) Finance

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 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Mimecast
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
1 10 (30.30%) iSCSI
2 9 (27.27%) DNS
3 8 (24.24%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (24.24%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (24.24%) Skype
4 6 (18.18%) DHCP
5 4 (12.12%) VoIP
5 4 (12.12%) VPN
6 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.06%) LAN
7 2 (6.06%) NAS
7 2 (6.06%) Network Security
7 2 (6.06%) VLAN
7 2 (6.06%) WAN
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.06%) Ingres
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Database Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
1 2 (6.06%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 11 (33.33%) Linux
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.03%) CatOS
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.03%) Solaris
9 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Presales
1 8 (24.24%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Statistics
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.03%) High Availability
5 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.03%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Management
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.06%) CCA
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (30.30%) XenApp
4 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.06%) pfSense
5 2 (6.06%) Snort
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) HAProxy
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.03%) SCSM
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) VMware
2 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (39.39%) Citrix
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco
4 8 (24.24%) HP
5 5 (15.15%) Sophos
6 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 3 (9.09%) Symantec
6 3 (9.09%) Veeam
7 2 (6.06%) Actian
7 2 (6.06%) Cloudera
7 2 (6.06%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) F5
7 2 (6.06%) Meraki
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.06%) Vyatta
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp