The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 70 91 65
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Permanent jobs citing SAN 24 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.19% 1.26% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 13.27% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 11
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,496 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.50%
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 113 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.23% 9.53% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 78 89 91
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SAN
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

SAN Salary Trend in Glasgow

SAN
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 35 (94.59%) VMware
2 29 (78.38%) Windows
3 26 (70.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
5 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (51.35%) ITIL
7 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
8 17 (45.95%) vSphere
9 16 (43.24%) DNS
9 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
9 16 (43.24%) Firewall
10 15 (40.54%) HP
10 15 (40.54%) Citrix
10 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
11 14 (37.84%) PowerShell
11 14 (37.84%) DHCP
12 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
13 12 (32.43%) MCSA
13 12 (32.43%) XenApp
13 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (29.73%) MCSE
14 11 (29.73%) IIS
15 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
15 10 (27.03%) Linux
15 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (24.32%) Blackberry
17 8 (21.62%) EMC
17 8 (21.62%) Cisco

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
2 11 (29.73%) IIS
3 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
6 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
6 4 (10.81%) Lync
7 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Maximo
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) DNS
1 16 (43.24%) Firewall
2 14 (37.84%) DHCP
3 8 (21.62%) LAN
3 8 (21.62%) WAN
3 8 (21.62%) VPN
4 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.51%) NAS
5 5 (13.51%) VLAN
5 5 (13.51%) IP Telephony
5 5 (13.51%) IPv4
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (5.41%) SMTP
7 2 (5.41%) HTTP
7 2 (5.41%) SNMP
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security
8 1 (2.70%) PBX
8 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Law
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.81%) Advertising
4 2 (5.41%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) IT Support
6 1 (2.70%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (5.41%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.70%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) SCADA
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.70%) DTV
5 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (27.03%) Linux
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (21.62%) UNIX
7 6 (16.22%) AIX
7 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (13.51%) Solaris
8 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
9 4 (10.81%) Windows Phone
10 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
2 5 (13.51%) Time Management
2 5 (13.51%) Service Management
2 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.81%) ERP
3 4 (10.81%) CRM
3 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (5.41%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (5.41%) Information Security
4 2 (5.41%) Quality Management
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.41%) Information Assurance
5 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
2 5 (13.51%) VBScript
3 4 (10.81%) Perl
3 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.81%) Korn
4 2 (5.41%) C
5 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (32.43%) MCSA
3 11 (29.73%) MCSE
4 8 (21.62%) Degree
5 5 (13.51%) MCP
6 3 (8.11%) MCITP
6 3 (8.11%) CCNA
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.70%) MCTS
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
3 17 (45.95%) vSphere
4 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
5 12 (32.43%) XenApp
6 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
7 4 (10.81%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (10.81%) PowerHA
7 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
9 2 (5.41%) NFS
9 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
10 1 (2.70%) KVM
10 1 (2.70%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) SCOM
2 6 (16.22%) Puppet
3 5 (13.51%) NetBackup
4 4 (10.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.70%) Nagios
6 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) VMware
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 15 (40.54%) HP
3 15 (40.54%) Citrix
4 8 (21.62%) EMC
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) IBM
5 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
5 6 (16.22%) Symantec
6 5 (13.51%) Compaq
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle
7 4 (10.81%) Dell
7 4 (10.81%) Sun
8 3 (8.11%) Veritas
9 2 (5.41%) NetApp
9 2 (5.41%) Sophos
10 1 (2.70%) Syclo
10 1 (2.70%) Nimsoft
10 1 (2.70%) Altiris
10 1 (2.70%) SAP
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