Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 85 100
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15 -19
Permanent jobs citing SAN 40 55 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.98% 2.79% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.35% 15.94% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 49 38
Wales median annual salary £36,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.49% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,150 £30,388
90th Percentile £48,500 £47,500 £64,000
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 324 345 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.02% 17.49% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 270 295 378
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.46% +4.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,750 £22,675
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,200 £62,875
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 29 £35,500 -11.25% 2
West Wales +15 11 £45,000 +50.00% 1
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (92.50%) Windows
2 35 (87.50%) VMware
3 31 (77.50%) Windows Server
4 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
4 29 (72.50%) Active Directory
5 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (57.50%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (45.00%) Replication
8 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 16 (40.00%) Office 365
9 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
9 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 14 (35.00%) SLA
10 14 (35.00%) DNS
10 14 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (35.00%) Firewall
11 13 (32.50%) Cisco
11 13 (32.50%) Veeam
12 12 (30.00%) DHCP
12 12 (30.00%) IIS
12 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
13 10 (25.00%) Capacity Management
13 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (25.00%) WAN
13 10 (25.00%) LAN
13 10 (25.00%) Citrix
14 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003

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 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.00%) IIS
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.50%) Apache Solr
5 3 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.00%) SAS
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Office 365
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (12.50%) Mimecast
4 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) DNS
1 14 (35.00%) Firewall
2 12 (30.00%) DHCP
3 10 (25.00%) LAN
3 10 (25.00%) WAN
4 9 (22.50%) VPN
5 7 (17.50%) WLAN
6 5 (12.50%) NAS
7 4 (10.00%) VLAN
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (7.50%) IPsec
8 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
8 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
9 2 (5.00%) MPLS
9 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (5.00%) VoIP
10 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.50%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) CGI
1 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Replication
2 7 (17.50%) Clustering
3 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
4 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.00%) PKI
6 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 31 (77.50%) Windows Server
3 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (22.50%) Linux
6 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.50%) CentOS
7 3 (7.50%) Debian
7 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.50%) CatOS
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 9 (22.50%) High Availability
6 8 (20.00%) Change Management
6 8 (20.00%) Coaching
6 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (17.50%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (17.50%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
8 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
9 5 (12.50%) Migration
10 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (10.00%) IT Strategy
10 4 (10.00%) Project Management
10 4 (10.00%) Service Management
10 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) MCSA
3 2 (5.00%) CCNA
3 2 (5.00%) CCNP
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) MCITP
3 2 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) SLA
2 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (72.50%) Active Directory
2 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (22.50%) Terminal Services
5 6 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (7.50%) vSphere
7 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
1 5 (12.50%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 4 (10.00%) SCSM
3 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (87.50%) VMware
2 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco
3 13 (32.50%) Veeam
4 10 (25.00%) Citrix
5 7 (17.50%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) Actifio
6 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.50%) EMC
7 3 (7.50%) NetApp
7 3 (7.50%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (5.00%) Dell
8 2 (5.00%) F5
8 2 (5.00%) Sophos
8 2 (5.00%) Symantec
9 1 (2.50%) Meraki