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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 99 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 9 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 1.02% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.84% 9.43% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 7
Average salary £33,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +26.31%
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
186 159 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.91% 10.81% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 114 112 86
Average salary £34,000 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.84% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
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 December 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (89.29%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) VMware
3 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 18 (64.29%) Cisco
5 17 (60.71%) MS Exchange
6 16 (57.14%) Firewall
7 15 (53.57%) Blackberry
7 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 14 (50.00%) Finance
8 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (46.43%) ITIL
10 12 (42.86%) SQL
10 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
10 12 (42.86%) HP
11 11 (39.29%) IIS
11 11 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (32.14%) Oracle
12 9 (32.14%) MS Office
12 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
12 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (32.14%) IP Telephony
12 9 (32.14%) Brocade
12 9 (32.14%) Cisco IPT
12 9 (32.14%) Degree
12 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
12 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
12 9 (32.14%) Lync
12 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 17 (60.71%) MS Exchange
2 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (39.29%) IIS
4 9 (32.14%) Lync
5 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.57%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) Firewall
2 9 (32.14%) IP Telephony
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco IPT
3 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (21.43%) FCoE
4 6 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (21.43%) MPLS
4 6 (21.43%) DMZ
4 6 (21.43%) Ethernet
5 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.71%) DNS
5 3 (10.71%) LAN
5 3 (10.71%) WAN
5 3 (10.71%) DHCP
6 2 (7.14%) WLAN
6 2 (7.14%) VPN
6 2 (7.14%) VLAN
6 2 (7.14%) NAS
7 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Law
3 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Technical Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Technical Project Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Server Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) MSMQ
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) Velocity
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Blackberry
2 6 (21.43%) Replication
2 6 (21.43%) Mainframe
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Phone
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (21.43%) HPUX
4 6 (21.43%) Windows 2000
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) UNIX
7 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (21.43%) Line Management
3 6 (21.43%) Workflow
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.14%) ERP
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
5 2 (7.14%) Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) APMP
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.29%) MCSA
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
5 7 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (21.43%) VMware ESX
7 4 (14.29%) Terminal Services
8 3 (10.71%) vSphere
9 2 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Control-M
3 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.14%) WSUS
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) Cisco
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) HP
4 9 (32.14%) Oracle
4 9 (32.14%) Brocade
5 6 (21.43%) BT
5 6 (21.43%) Fujitsu
5 6 (21.43%) Clearswift
5 6 (21.43%) Nortel
5 6 (21.43%) Avaya
5 6 (21.43%) Juniper
5 6 (21.43%) IBM
6 5 (17.86%) EMC
7 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
7 3 (10.71%) BMC
7 3 (10.71%) NetApp
7 3 (10.71%) Intel
8 2 (7.14%) Citrix
8 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint