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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 82 108 88
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Permanent jobs citing SAN 17 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.28% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.18% 3.27% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
167 153 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.61% 9.82% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 119 99 63
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 32 (84.21%) VMware
2 30 (78.95%) Windows
3 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (50.00%) Cisco
6 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
7 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
9 13 (34.21%) Asset Management
10 12 (31.58%) vSphere
11 11 (28.95%) WAN
11 11 (28.95%) Finance
11 11 (28.95%) Firewall
12 9 (23.68%) DNS
12 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
12 9 (23.68%) LAN
13 8 (21.05%) Network Security
13 8 (21.05%) NAS
13 8 (21.05%) Degree
14 7 (18.42%) EMC
14 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
14 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
15 6 (15.79%) Change Management
15 6 (15.79%) MPLS
15 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (15.79%) IBM
15 6 (15.79%) MCSE
15 6 (15.79%) Clustering

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Lync
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Maximo
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) WAN
1 11 (28.95%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) DNS
2 9 (23.68%) LAN
3 8 (21.05%) Network Security
3 8 (21.05%) NAS
4 6 (15.79%) MPLS
5 5 (13.16%) MRTG
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (10.53%) Wireless
7 3 (7.89%) VoIP
8 2 (5.26%) VPN
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (2.63%) VLAN
9 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.63%) WAAS
9 1 (2.63%) OSPF
9 1 (2.63%) BGP
9 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) UNIX Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Wintel Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Operations Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Operations Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Network Support
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.79%) Clustering
4 5 (13.16%) LPAR
5 4 (10.53%) Kindle
5 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.26%) Replication
7 1 (2.63%) SCADA
7 1 (2.63%) iPad
7 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (13.16%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Asset Management
2 6 (15.79%) Change Management
3 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
3 5 (13.16%) Process Management
4 4 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security
5 3 (7.89%) Time Management
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) BCP
5 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.79%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) MCITP
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.89%) CCNP
4 3 (7.89%) CCNA
5 2 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
1 4 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
3 12 (31.58%) vSphere
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Nagios
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) VMware
2 19 (50.00%) Cisco
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) EMC
4 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
5 6 (15.79%) IBM
6 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
6 5 (13.16%) F5
6 5 (13.16%) Hitachi
7 4 (10.53%) Splunk
7 4 (10.53%) Veeam
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle
9 1 (2.63%) Polycom
9 1 (2.63%) HP
9 1 (2.63%) Citrix
9 1 (2.63%) webMethods
9 1 (2.63%) Symantec
9 1 (2.63%) Apple
9 1 (2.63%) Avaya
9 1 (2.63%) Juniper
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