The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 83 108 128
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +20
Permanent jobs citing SAN 70 52 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.35% 1.69% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.07% 14.05% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 30
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £32,500 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,850 £60,000 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
SAN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
367 370 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.34% 12.02% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 224 227 281
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SAN
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SAN Salary Trend in Scotland

SAN
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Scotland

SAN
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 47 £38,500 -9.41% 10
Edinburgh +2 14 £45,750 +24.05% 3
Renfrewshire - 5 £46,000 - 1
West Lothian +3 2 £42,125 -35.19%
Fife - 2 £29,000 - 1
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 108 (78.26%) Windows
2 93 (67.39%) VMware
3 78 (56.52%) Windows Server
4 69 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 68 (49.28%) Microsoft
6 55 (39.86%) Active Directory
6 55 (39.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (32.61%) Finance
8 44 (31.88%) ITIL
9 38 (27.54%) SQL Server
9 38 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (26.81%) MS Excel
11 36 (26.09%) DNS
11 36 (26.09%) SQL
12 35 (25.36%) DHCP
13 32 (23.19%) Hyper-V
14 30 (21.74%) Linux
15 28 (20.29%) Oracle
15 28 (20.29%) Unix
16 27 (19.57%) EMC
16 27 (19.57%) Citrix
17 26 (18.84%) HP
17 26 (18.84%) SCCM
17 26 (18.84%) Degree
18 25 (18.12%) SCOM
18 25 (18.12%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (18.12%) IBM
18 25 (18.12%) vSphere
19 24 (17.39%) Clustering
20 23 (16.67%) MS Exchange

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 23 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.42%) IIS
3 11 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.62%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.17%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.45%) Apache
7 2 (1.45%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (26.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (7.97%) Markit EDM
1 11 (7.97%) MultiFonds
1 11 (7.97%) thinkFolio
2 6 (4.35%) Infor SunSystems
2 6 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.62%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.09%) DNS
2 35 (25.36%) DHCP
3 18 (13.04%) Firewall
4 17 (12.32%) WAN
5 13 (9.42%) iSCSI
5 13 (9.42%) LAN
6 12 (8.70%) NAS
7 11 (7.97%) Multicast
7 11 (7.97%) TCP/IP
8 7 (5.07%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (3.62%) Internet
10 4 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.90%) VoIP
10 4 (2.90%) WAAS
10 4 (2.90%) Wireless
11 2 (1.45%) IPv4
12 1 (0.72%) FirePass
12 1 (0.72%) Network Security
12 1 (0.72%) VPN
12 1 (0.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.32%) RDBMS
2 17 (12.32%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.42%) MySQL
4 5 (3.62%) DTS
4 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 7
4 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.90%) GIS
5 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.17%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.72%) MSI
1 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (32.61%) Finance
2 17 (12.32%) Banking
3 13 (9.42%) Financial Institution
4 11 (7.97%) Investment Banking
4 11 (7.97%) Private Banking
5 7 (5.07%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.35%) Games
7 5 (3.62%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.90%) Electronics
8 4 (2.90%) Marketing
8 4 (2.90%) Spanish Language
9 3 (2.17%) Back Office
10 2 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (25.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (9.42%) Administrator
2 13 (9.42%) Analyst
2 13 (9.42%) Consultant
3 10 (7.25%) Support Specialist
4 8 (5.80%) Storage Specialist
5 7 (5.07%) Storage Engineer
5 7 (5.07%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (4.35%) Backup Administrator
6 6 (4.35%) DBA
6 6 (4.35%) IT Engineer
6 6 (4.35%) NetApp Specialist
6 6 (4.35%) Storage Administrator
6 6 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (3.62%) EMC Storage Administrator
7 5 (3.62%) Environment Analyst
7 5 (3.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (3.62%) Server Analyst
7 5 (3.62%) SQL DBA
7 5 (3.62%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (2.17%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.72%) .NET
3 1 (0.72%) COM
3 1 (0.72%) Middleware
3 1 (0.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.39%) Clustering
2 22 (15.94%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.97%) Grid Computing
4 9 (6.52%) Replication
5 7 (5.07%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.07%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.90%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.45%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.72%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.72%) EMV
9 1 (0.72%) EPoS
9 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 108 (78.26%) Windows
2 78 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 55 (39.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (21.74%) Linux
6 28 (20.29%) Unix
7 25 (18.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (7.25%) Solaris
9 8 (5.80%) Data ONTAP
9 8 (5.80%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.90%) AIX
11 2 (1.45%) CentOS
11 2 (1.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.88%) ITIL
2 23 (16.67%) High Availability
3 17 (12.32%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (11.59%) Problem Management
5 14 (10.14%) Change Management
5 14 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (10.14%) Load Balancing
5 14 (10.14%) People Management
6 13 (9.42%) Service Management
7 12 (8.70%) Change Control
8 11 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (7.97%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (7.97%) Investment Management
8 11 (7.97%) Project Management
9 9 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.07%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.07%) Operations Management
11 6 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.35%) ERP
11 6 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.09%) SQL
2 19 (13.77%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.62%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.62%) VBScript
5 4 (2.90%) C
6 3 (2.17%) Perl
7 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.45%) Korn
7 2 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (0.72%) Java
8 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (18.84%) Degree
2 20 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (12.32%) MCSE
4 10 (7.25%) MCP
5 9 (6.52%) MCSA
6 7 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.35%) CCNA
7 6 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.62%) HND
8 5 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.45%) CCNP
10 2 (1.45%) EMC Certification
10 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.72%) CCA
11 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.72%) OCP
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 69 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (39.86%) Active Directory
3 32 (23.19%) Hyper-V
4 25 (18.12%) vSphere
5 10 (7.25%) XenApp
6 8 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (5.07%) NFS
7 7 (5.07%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.35%) VMware ESX
9 5 (3.62%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.45%) KVM
10 2 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.45%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.72%) Docker
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.72%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (18.84%) SCCM
2 25 (18.12%) SCOM
3 10 (7.25%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (5.07%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (4.35%) Puppet
6 5 (3.62%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.90%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.45%) BMC Marimba
8 2 (1.45%) Cacti
8 2 (1.45%) Check_MK
8 2 (1.45%) Nagios
8 2 (1.45%) WSUS
9 1 (0.72%) Ansible
9 1 (0.72%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.72%) SCSM
Vendors
1 93 (67.39%) VMware
2 68 (49.28%) Microsoft
3 28 (20.29%) Oracle
4 27 (19.57%) Citrix
4 27 (19.57%) EMC
5 26 (18.84%) HP
6 25 (18.12%) IBM
7 21 (15.22%) Dell
8 17 (12.32%) Cisco
9 14 (10.14%) NetApp
10 11 (7.97%) Bloomberg
10 11 (7.97%) Calypso
10 11 (7.97%) Charles River
10 11 (7.97%) Fidessa
10 11 (7.97%) Linedata
10 11 (7.97%) Reuters
10 11 (7.97%) Sybase
11 9 (6.52%) Intel Security
11 9 (6.52%) Sun
11 9 (6.52%) Symantec
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