Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 108 105
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 -30
Permanent jobs citing SAN 26 35 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.46% 1.79% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.81% 11.90% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 42
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £29,125 £32,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +1.12% +0.81%

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 265 294 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.86% 15.06% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 212 234 292
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,025
90th Percentile £55,225 £53,750 £50,675
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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 2019. 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 -12 15 £40,000 -
West Wales +5 7 £36,500 -14.12%
North Wales - 4 £45,000 -
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) VMware
3 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 22 (84.62%) Windows Server
4 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
5 12 (46.15%) Firewall
5 12 (46.15%) DHCP
5 12 (46.15%) VPN
5 12 (46.15%) DNS
5 12 (46.15%) Cisco
5 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (46.15%) Office 365
5 12 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (34.62%) ITIL
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
8 8 (30.77%) LAN
9 7 (26.92%) Linux
9 7 (26.92%) WAN
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (26.92%) Finance
9 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (23.08%) Coaching
10 6 (23.08%) vSphere
10 6 (23.08%) NAS

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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) IIS
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (11.54%) SAS
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Office 365
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) DHCP
1 12 (46.15%) DNS
1 12 (46.15%) Firewall
1 12 (46.15%) VPN
2 8 (30.77%) LAN
3 7 (26.92%) WAN
4 6 (23.08%) NAS
5 5 (19.23%) VoIP
6 4 (15.38%) Wireless
7 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
7 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (7.69%) MPLS
8 2 (7.69%) Network Security
8 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.69%) VLAN
8 2 (7.69%) WLAN
9 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Head of IT Operations
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.69%) Replication
5 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.85%) Fintech
5 1 (3.85%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (26.92%) Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
7 3 (11.54%) Unix
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (23.08%) Coaching
4 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
5 5 (19.23%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) High Availability
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
6 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
7 2 (7.69%) BCP
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Data Governance
7 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Server Hardening
7 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCITP
2 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) vSphere
4 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) VMware
2 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) NetApp
5 4 (15.38%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) Avaya
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.54%) Veeam
7 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) Sophos
8 1 (3.85%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) Mitel
8 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com