The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 28 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing SAN 5 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.14% 1.88% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 12.50% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
SAN
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.67% 15.04% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 45
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,550 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SAN
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Aberdeen region.

SAN Salary Trend in Aberdeen

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Advertising
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CommVault

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) CommVault
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (14.29%) Brocade
5 1 (14.29%) 3PAR