The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 82 85 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing SAN 27 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.72% 1.42% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.12% 9.68% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 13
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,240 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £72,500
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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
149 217 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.49% 14.71% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 101 130 65
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SAN
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SAN Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SAN
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 37 (80.43%) Windows
1 37 (80.43%) VMware
2 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
4 16 (34.78%) Cisco
4 16 (34.78%) Finance
5 14 (30.43%) Linux
5 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
5 14 (30.43%) vSphere
6 13 (28.26%) WAN
6 13 (28.26%) MySQL
7 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
7 12 (26.09%) VMware ESX
7 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (23.91%) Apache
8 11 (23.91%) Tomcat
8 11 (23.91%) NetApp
9 10 (21.74%) Nagios
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 10 (21.74%) Degree
9 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
10 9 (19.57%) Data ONTAP
10 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
10 9 (19.57%) NAS
10 9 (19.57%) SCCM
10 9 (19.57%) Python
10 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
11 8 (17.39%) IBM
11 8 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (17.39%) Brocade

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.91%) Apache
2 11 (23.91%) Tomcat
3 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 7 (15.22%) IIS
4 5 (10.87%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (10.87%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.35%) thinkFolio
2 2 (4.35%) Markit EDM
2 2 (4.35%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) WAN
2 9 (19.57%) NAS
3 8 (17.39%) Firewall
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (15.22%) iSCSI
5 6 (13.04%) DHCP
5 6 (13.04%) DNS
6 5 (10.87%) LDAP
6 5 (10.87%) IPsec
7 4 (8.70%) Network Security
7 4 (8.70%) LAN
8 3 (6.52%) VoIP
8 3 (6.52%) MPLS
9 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.35%) VPN
9 2 (4.35%) Wireless
9 2 (4.35%) MRTG
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (4.35%) Multicast
10 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) MySQL
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Games
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
3 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.70%) Marketing
4 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.70%) Electronics
5 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Administrator
3 7 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (10.87%) UNIX Specialist
4 5 (10.87%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Operations Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) LPAR
2 5 (10.87%) EqualLogic
2 5 (10.87%) Replication
3 4 (8.70%) DTV
4 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Linux
3 9 (19.57%) Data ONTAP
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.04%) UNIX
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
2 8 (17.39%) Open Source
3 7 (15.22%) Information Security
3 7 (15.22%) Asset Management
4 6 (13.04%) Change Management
4 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.87%) Change Control
5 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.87%) Process Management
5 5 (10.87%) Business Continuity
6 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.52%) Time Management
7 3 (6.52%) Game Development
7 3 (6.52%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (6.52%) BCP
7 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
2 9 (19.57%) Python
3 7 (15.22%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) Lua
5 2 (4.35%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) MCSE
2 2 (4.35%) CCNP
2 2 (4.35%) CCNA
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
1 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 14 (30.43%) vSphere
3 12 (26.09%) VMware ESX
3 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.87%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Nagios
2 9 (19.57%) SCCM
3 7 (15.22%) Puppet
4 4 (8.70%) SCOM
4 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.52%) Check_MK
5 3 (6.52%) Cacti
5 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
5 3 (6.52%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) VMware
2 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.78%) Cisco
4 11 (23.91%) NetApp
5 8 (17.39%) IBM
5 8 (17.39%) Brocade
5 8 (17.39%) Perforce
6 7 (15.22%) Splunk
7 5 (10.87%) Hitachi
7 5 (10.87%) Dell
7 5 (10.87%) EMC
8 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.70%) SAP
8 4 (8.70%) Symantec
8 4 (8.70%) F5
9 3 (6.52%) Veeam
10 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.35%) Polycom
10 2 (4.35%) Linedata
10 2 (4.35%) Charles River
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