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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 26 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing SAN 4 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.60% 2.50% 7.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 14.29% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 19
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
32 49 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.80% 17.50% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 44
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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 22 September 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) EMC
4 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (41.67%) NetApp
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) XenApp
6 4 (33.33%) XenServer
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (33.33%) SCCM
6 4 (33.33%) SCOM
7 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
7 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) DNS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Information Management
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) XenServer
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
2 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) SCDPM
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) EMC
4 5 (41.67%) NetApp
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (8.33%) Brocade
7 1 (8.33%) Veritas
7 1 (8.33%) CommVault