Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 116 86
Rank change year-on-year +41 -30 -24
Permanent jobs citing SAN 66 39 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.17% 1.48% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.92% 8.71% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 60 28 73
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £27,375 £30,388 £23,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £67,500 £45,650
UK median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

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 390 448 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.74% 16.94% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 333 338 405
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +5.48%
10th Percentile £25,800 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £64,500 £55,850
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +44 53 £40,000 - 2
West Wales -4 8 £35,000 +27.27%
Mid Wales +6 5 - -
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 58 (87.88%) Windows
2 54 (81.82%) VMware
3 42 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (53.03%) Microsoft
5 34 (51.52%) Linux
6 32 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (46.97%) ITIL
8 29 (43.94%) Cisco
8 29 (43.94%) Windows Server
9 26 (39.39%) Hyper-V
9 26 (39.39%) Active Directory
10 24 (36.36%) Firewall
11 23 (34.85%) Office 365
12 22 (33.33%) Citrix
13 21 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (30.30%) SQL Server
15 19 (28.79%) Exchange Server 2013
16 18 (27.27%) XenApp
16 18 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 18 (27.27%) CCA
16 18 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
16 18 (27.27%) MCSE
17 15 (22.73%) Unix
17 15 (22.73%) VPN
18 14 (21.21%) NAS
19 13 (19.70%) Data Centre
20 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
21 11 (16.67%) Service Management
22 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
22 10 (15.15%) LAN

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 19 (28.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (12.12%) IIS
3 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.06%) JBoss
4 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.06%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.55%) CMS
6 2 (3.03%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.85%) Office 365
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.06%) SaaS
5 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.03%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.52%) IaaS
6 1 (1.52%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.36%) Firewall
2 15 (22.73%) VPN
3 14 (21.21%) NAS
4 10 (15.15%) LAN
5 9 (13.64%) DNS
5 9 (13.64%) WAN
6 8 (12.12%) VoIP
6 8 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (10.61%) DHCP
8 5 (7.58%) PABX
8 5 (7.58%) Skype
8 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.58%) VLAN
9 4 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (4.55%) H.323
10 3 (4.55%) HTTP
10 3 (4.55%) iSCSI
11 2 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (3.03%) IPsec
11 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.58%) Ingres
3 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (13.64%) Retail
2 5 (7.58%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Consultant
1 19 (28.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 16 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (7.58%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (7.58%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) IT Supervisor
5 4 (6.06%) IT Support
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Storage Specialist
5 4 (6.06%) Support Supervisor
6 3 (4.55%) DBA
6 3 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 3 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) REST
2 2 (3.03%) WebRTC
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.12%) Replication
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) EMC Centera
5 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.03%) Clustering
6 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.03%) PKI
6 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 58 (87.88%) Windows
2 34 (51.52%) Linux
3 32 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (43.94%) Windows Server
5 15 (22.73%) Unix
6 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.06%) Solaris
8 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.03%) CentOS
9 2 (3.03%) Debian
9 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.52%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) ITIL
2 11 (16.67%) Service Management
3 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (12.12%) Problem Management
5 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.09%) Migration
6 6 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 5 (7.58%) Change Management
7 5 (7.58%) Information Security
8 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.06%) High Availability
8 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.55%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.55%) Multichannel Retail
9 3 (4.55%) Project Management
9 3 (4.55%) Web Development
10 2 (3.03%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.03%) Identity Management
10 2 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) Java
2 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) C
3 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (27.27%) CCA
2 18 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
2 18 (27.27%) MCSE
2 18 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.03%) CCNA
5 2 (3.03%) CCNP
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (1.52%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 26 (39.39%) Hyper-V
3 18 (27.27%) XenApp
4 8 (12.12%) vSphere
5 7 (10.61%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.06%) NFS
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) NetBackup
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.55%) SCCM
3 2 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 2 (3.03%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.03%) SCSM
3 2 (3.03%) WSUS
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.52%) Nagios
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 54 (81.82%) VMware
2 35 (53.03%) Microsoft
3 29 (43.94%) Cisco
4 22 (33.33%) Citrix
5 10 (15.15%) Oracle
6 9 (13.64%) Avaya
7 7 (10.61%) HP
8 6 (9.09%) EMC
8 6 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 5 (7.58%) Actian
9 5 (7.58%) Splunk
10 4 (6.06%) Brocade
10 4 (6.06%) Hitachi
10 4 (6.06%) IBM
10 4 (6.06%) SolidFire
11 2 (3.03%) Cloudera
11 2 (3.03%) F5
11 2 (3.03%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.52%) Talend