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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 78 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 26 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.05% 2.03% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.53% 17.53% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 19
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £60,500
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
179 154 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.14% 11.60% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 112 107 93
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) VMware
3 23 (54.76%) Linux
4 20 (47.62%) DNS
5 19 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (42.86%) Finance
6 18 (42.86%) Firewall
7 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 15 (35.71%) MS Exchange
7 15 (35.71%) ITIL
8 14 (33.33%) UNIX
8 14 (33.33%) Cisco
9 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
9 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
9 13 (30.95%) LAN
10 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (28.57%) SCCM
10 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (26.19%) SCOM
11 11 (26.19%) SQL
11 11 (26.19%) HP
11 11 (26.19%) Citrix
11 11 (26.19%) DHCP
12 10 (23.81%) Oracle
12 10 (23.81%) WAN
12 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
12 10 (23.81%) NAS
12 10 (23.81%) vSphere
13 9 (21.43%) Windows 7

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 15 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.76%) IIS
6 2 (4.76%) SAS
7 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) DNS
2 18 (42.86%) Firewall
3 13 (30.95%) LAN
4 11 (26.19%) DHCP
5 10 (23.81%) WAN
5 10 (23.81%) NAS
6 9 (21.43%) VPN
7 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 6 (14.29%) SMTP
8 6 (14.29%) HTTP
8 6 (14.29%) SNMP
9 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
9 3 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.38%) Internet
10 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (14.29%) MySQL
3 6 (14.29%) MarkLogic
3 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (14.29%) TimesTen
3 6 (14.29%) Big Data
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Team Leader
2 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (14.29%) DBA
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) UNIX Team Leader
3 4 (9.52%) Operations Team Leader
4 2 (4.76%) NetApp Specialist
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (4.76%) SAS Administrator
4 2 (4.76%) Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Security Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (2.38%) Designer
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) X-Windows
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) HP StoreVirtual
2 6 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 4 (9.52%) Replication
4 3 (7.14%) Clustering
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Linux
3 14 (33.33%) UNIX
4 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (16.67%) Solaris
8 5 (11.90%) AIX
9 3 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Line Management
5 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Validation
5 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
5 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
6 5 (11.90%) Time Management
7 4 (9.52%) Change Management
8 3 (7.14%) Data Management
8 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) AWK
2 6 (14.29%) Bourne shell
2 6 (14.29%) sed
2 6 (14.29%) Perl
2 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) CCNP
1 8 (19.05%) CCNA
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) HND
3 3 (7.14%) NCDA
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) MCSA
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CEH
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
3 10 (23.81%) vSphere
4 8 (19.05%) XenApp
4 8 (19.05%) VMware ESX
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.76%) NFS
8 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) SCCM
2 11 (26.19%) SCOM
3 9 (21.43%) SCVMM
4 6 (14.29%) Data Guard
4 6 (14.29%) Puppet
4 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.76%) SnapMirror
5 2 (4.76%) SnapVault
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) VMware
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 14 (33.33%) Cisco
4 11 (26.19%) HP
4 11 (26.19%) Citrix
5 10 (23.81%) Oracle
6 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
7 6 (14.29%) Veritas
7 6 (14.29%) Sybase
7 6 (14.29%) Vertica
7 6 (14.29%) MapR
8 4 (9.52%) EMC
8 4 (9.52%) NetApp
9 3 (7.14%) SAP
10 2 (4.76%) IBM
10 2 (4.76%) BMC
10 2 (4.76%) Remedy
11 1 (2.38%) McAfee
11 1 (2.38%) Symantec