Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 90 82
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 -3
Permanent jobs citing SAN 40 53 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.09% 2.50% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.46% 15.73% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 45
Wales median annual salary £35,500 £38,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.58% -8.43% +12.16%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £52,275 £48,025 £69,500
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 321 337 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.78% 15.93% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 262 301 412
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,482
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.05% -3.89%
10th Percentile £22,050 £22,500 £22,525
90th Percentile £59,762 £52,500 £62,375
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -13 30 £35,500 -11.25% 1
West Wales +22 10 £39,500 +31.67%
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 34 (85.00%) VMware
2 33 (82.50%) Windows
3 32 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 27 (67.50%) Windows Server
5 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
6 20 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (47.50%) Hyper-V
8 17 (42.50%) Office 365
9 15 (37.50%) Firewall
10 13 (32.50%) DNS
10 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (30.00%) Replication
11 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
13 10 (25.00%) Veeam
13 10 (25.00%) DHCP
13 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (25.00%) Citrix
13 10 (25.00%) Cisco
13 10 (25.00%) Terminal Services
14 9 (22.50%) HP
14 9 (22.50%) Linux
15 8 (20.00%) SLA
15 8 (20.00%) LAN
15 8 (20.00%) WAN

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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (17.50%) IIS
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (42.50%) Office 365
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (12.50%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.00%) IaaS
4 2 (5.00%) PaaS
4 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) Firewall
2 13 (32.50%) DNS
3 10 (25.00%) DHCP
4 8 (20.00%) LAN
4 8 (20.00%) WAN
5 7 (17.50%) WLAN
6 5 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 5 (12.50%) NAS
6 5 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (12.50%) VPN
7 4 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (10.00%) Skype
7 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.50%) VoIP
9 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.50%) BGP
10 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
10 1 (2.50%) IGRP
10 1 (2.50%) OSPF
10 1 (2.50%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.00%) Ingres
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Administrator
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Database Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Replication
2 5 (12.50%) Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
5 9 (22.50%) Linux
6 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.50%) CatOS
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris
8 1 (2.50%) Unix
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 20 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 7 (17.50%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (15.00%) High Availability
5 6 (15.00%) ITIL
5 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (10.00%) Change Management
7 4 (10.00%) Coaching
7 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (10.00%) IT Strategy
7 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Service Management
7 4 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (47.50%) Hyper-V
4 10 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 6 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (10.00%) vSphere
6 4 (10.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.50%) pfSense
7 1 (2.50%) Snort
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 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) VMware
2 32 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) Cisco
3 10 (25.00%) Citrix
3 10 (25.00%) Veeam
4 9 (22.50%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) Actifio
5 4 (10.00%) Sophos
6 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle
6 3 (7.50%) Symantec
7 2 (5.00%) Actian
7 2 (5.00%) Cloudera
7 2 (5.00%) Dell
7 2 (5.00%) F5
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) Meraki
8 1 (2.50%) Vyatta