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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 68 68
Rank change year-on-year -14 0  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 12 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.21% 2.56% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.39% 12.79% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 32
Median salary £40,000 £41,750 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.19% +13.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,083 £35,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £65,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 143 258 296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.39% 20.02% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 132 211 261
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,634 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,550 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing SAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 11 £40,000 -4.19% 5
West Wales - 1 £40,000 -
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SAN.

1 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 39 (95.12%) VMware
3 35 (85.37%) Hyper-V
4 30 (73.17%) Office 365
5 29 (70.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (68.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (65.85%) MCSE
7 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
8 24 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (56.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
10 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
11 18 (43.90%) CCA
11 18 (43.90%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2013
13 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (34.15%) Citrix
13 14 (34.15%) Firewall
13 14 (34.15%) CCNA
14 13 (31.71%) Cisco
14 13 (31.71%) XenApp
15 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (24.39%) Dell
16 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
16 9 (21.95%) Veeam
17 8 (19.51%) NAS
17 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
18 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
19 6 (14.63%) SQL

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 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.88%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (73.17%) Office 365
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.44%) IaaS
5 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.44%) PaaS
5 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) NAS
3 6 (14.63%) LAN
4 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.76%) VLAN
4 4 (9.76%) WAN
4 4 (9.76%) Wireless
5 3 (7.32%) VPN
6 2 (4.88%) ADSL
6 2 (4.88%) DNS
6 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.44%) DHCP
7 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) Ingres
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Consultant
2 14 (34.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Technical Support
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Clustering
1 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.44%) Replication
1 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.20%) Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X
8 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.44%) Unix
10 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.76%) ITIL
1 4 (9.76%) Migration
1 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
2 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
2 3 (7.32%) Presales
3 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (4.88%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
3 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.88%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (4.88%) High Availability
3 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.88%) Information Security
3 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
3 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.44%) Project Management
4 1 (2.44%) Release Management
4 1 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Python
2 2 (4.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (65.85%) MCSE
3 23 (56.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (43.90%) CCA
4 18 (43.90%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (34.15%) CCNA
5 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.32%) MCSA
7 2 (4.88%) CCNP
7 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (85.37%) Hyper-V
2 24 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
4 13 (31.71%) XenApp
5 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 39 (95.12%) VMware
2 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
3 14 (34.15%) Citrix
4 13 (31.71%) Cisco
5 10 (24.39%) Dell
6 9 (21.95%) Veeam
7 4 (9.76%) Apple
7 4 (9.76%) HP
8 2 (4.88%) EqualLogic
8 2 (4.88%) Meraki
9 1 (2.44%) Actian
9 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
9 1 (2.44%) F5
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Splunk
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