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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 87 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 19 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.30% 1.92% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.09% 23.53% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 12
Average salary £37,500 £66,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.39% +76.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,780 £30,750 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £48,750
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
235 102 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.06% 8.15% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 143 70 80
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 September 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 25 (92.59%) VMware
2 22 (81.48%) Cisco
3 17 (62.96%) Windows
3 17 (62.96%) Finance
4 16 (59.26%) ITIL
5 15 (55.56%) HP
5 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (51.85%) Firewall
7 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
7 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
8 11 (40.74%) Blackberry
8 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (37.04%) WAN
9 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
10 9 (33.33%) EMC
11 8 (29.63%) SQL
11 8 (29.63%) Oracle
11 8 (29.63%) IIS
11 8 (29.63%) LAN
11 8 (29.63%) WLAN
11 8 (29.63%) Citrix
11 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
11 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (29.63%) Degree
11 8 (29.63%) XenServer
11 8 (29.63%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (29.63%) IIS
4 7 (25.93%) Lync
5 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.70%) Apache
6 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.70%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) WAN
3 8 (29.63%) LAN
3 8 (29.63%) WLAN
4 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (22.22%) IP Telephony
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (18.52%) FCoE
6 5 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (18.52%) MPLS
6 5 (18.52%) DMZ
6 5 (18.52%) Ethernet
7 4 (14.81%) DHCP
7 4 (14.81%) DNS
8 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (11.11%) BIG-IP
9 2 (7.41%) VLAN
9 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Law
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Support
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) MSMQ
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Blackberry
2 5 (18.52%) Mainframe
2 5 (18.52%) Replication
3 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Phone
4 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 5 (18.52%) Linux
5 5 (18.52%) Windows 2000
5 5 (18.52%) HPUX
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Asset Management
3 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 5 (18.52%) Workflow
4 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 5 (18.52%) Fund Management
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) Line Management
5 3 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Time Management
7 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) APMP
3 4 (14.81%) MCSA
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 8 (29.63%) XenServer
3 8 (29.63%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 4 (14.81%) Terminal Services
5 4 (14.81%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (11.11%) vSphere
6 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) VMware
2 22 (81.48%) Cisco
3 15 (55.56%) HP
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) EMC
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle
6 8 (29.63%) Citrix
6 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
7 7 (25.93%) F5
8 6 (22.22%) Brocade
8 6 (22.22%) IBM
9 5 (18.52%) Nortel
9 5 (18.52%) Clearswift
9 5 (18.52%) BT
9 5 (18.52%) Avaya
9 5 (18.52%) Juniper
9 5 (18.52%) Fujitsu
10 2 (7.41%) SAP
11 1 (3.70%) Sun
11 1 (3.70%) NetApp