Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 73 117
Rank change year-on-year -33 +44 -37
Permanent jobs citing SAN 33 67 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.64% 3.24% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.12% 17.40% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29 61 29
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £28,050
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year +3.45% -2.79% -0.56%

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 326 385 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.16% 18.63% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 268 325 319
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,600 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £66,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -29 26 £36,750 -8.13% 4
West Wales +12 7 £41,500 +18.57%
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 29 (87.88%) VMware
2 29 (87.88%) Windows Server
3 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
4 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
5 20 (60.61%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (45.45%) SLA
8 15 (45.45%) Replication
9 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (39.39%) Veeam
10 13 (39.39%) Office 365
10 13 (39.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
11 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
11 12 (36.36%) VPN
11 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
11 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
12 11 (33.33%) Firewall
12 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (33.33%) WAN
12 11 (33.33%) LAN
12 11 (33.33%) Cisco
12 11 (33.33%) IIS
13 10 (30.30%) Change Management
13 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (30.30%) High Availability
13 10 (30.30%) Mentoring

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 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 11 (33.33%) IIS
3 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (9.09%) Apache Solr
5 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (9.09%) SAS
5 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
6 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) VPN
2 11 (33.33%) Firewall
2 11 (33.33%) LAN
2 11 (33.33%) WAN
3 9 (27.27%) DHCP
3 9 (27.27%) DNS
4 8 (24.24%) NAS
5 7 (21.21%) WLAN
6 5 (15.15%) VLAN
7 4 (12.12%) MPLS
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (9.09%) IPsec
8 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
9 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
9 2 (6.06%) VoIP
10 1 (3.03%) PABX
10 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (12.12%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Replication
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) Fintech
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 29 (87.88%) Windows Server
3 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (21.21%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
9 3 (9.09%) CentOS
9 3 (9.09%) Debian
10 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (39.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (30.30%) Change Management
4 10 (30.30%) Coaching
4 10 (30.30%) High Availability
4 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
5 8 (24.24%) Capacity Management
6 7 (21.21%) Technical Leadership
7 6 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL
8 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
9 4 (12.12%) Data Governance
9 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
9 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
9 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
10 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCITP
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
2 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (18.18%) Terminal Services
5 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.09%) vSphere
7 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.03%) SCSM
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) VMware
2 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 13 (39.39%) Veeam
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (21.21%) NetApp
6 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) EMC
7 3 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) Actifio
8 1 (3.03%) HP