The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 106 91 70
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Permanent jobs citing SAN 62 67 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 2.08% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.73% 18.87% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 47
Average salary £37,750 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £39,512 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -2.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
421 355 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.62% 11.00% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 277 227 275
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
UK

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -25 24 £38,500 -9.41% 4
Edinburgh -15 11 £37,500 -6.25% 4
North Lanarkshire - 6 £31,000 - 3
Aberdeen -2 5 £42,500 - 1
Inverclyde - 3 £32,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £38,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Highlands - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £29,000 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 72 (57.14%) Windows
2 66 (52.38%) VMware
3 53 (42.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (36.51%) Microsoft
5 45 (35.71%) Citrix
6 44 (34.92%) Active Directory
7 43 (34.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 38 (30.16%) Linux
9 38 (30.16%) ITIL
10 36 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 33 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (25.40%) MCSE
13 30 (23.81%) MS Exchange
13 30 (23.81%) EMC
13 30 (23.81%) MCITP
14 28 (22.22%) HP
15 27 (21.43%) UNIX
16 26 (20.63%) Finance
17 25 (19.84%) Red Hat
18 22 (17.46%) Oracle
18 22 (17.46%) Cisco
19 21 (16.67%) Firewall
20 20 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
21 19 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2010
21 19 (15.08%) WAN
21 19 (15.08%) DNS
21 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
22 18 (14.29%) IIS
22 18 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 30 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (14.29%) IIS
4 15 (11.90%) Lync
5 4 (3.17%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.38%) Apache
6 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 36 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.79%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.67%) Firewall
2 19 (15.08%) DNS
2 19 (15.08%) WAN
3 17 (13.49%) LAN
4 15 (11.90%) DHCP
4 15 (11.90%) iSCSI
5 13 (10.32%) NAS
5 13 (10.32%) Unified Communications
5 13 (10.32%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (8.73%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.35%) WLAN
8 6 (4.76%) Wireless
9 4 (3.17%) VoIP
10 3 (2.38%) BIG-IP
10 3 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.59%) BGP
11 2 (1.59%) Network Security
11 2 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.97%) MySQL
3 5 (3.97%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.59%) OLTP
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.79%) UniData
6 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
General
1 26 (20.63%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Advertising
2 3 (2.38%) Marketing
3 2 (1.59%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.59%) Electronics
3 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.79%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (23.02%) Consultant
2 28 (22.22%) Analyst
3 17 (13.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (11.90%) Microsoft Consultant
5 12 (9.52%) Communications Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) Administrator
6 11 (8.73%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) IT Support
8 9 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
8 9 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 8 (6.35%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) Server Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) DBA
11 6 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
11 6 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.76%) Middleware
2 3 (2.38%) .NET
3 2 (1.59%) Web Services
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.79%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Clustering
2 5 (3.97%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.17%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.17%) Replication
3 4 (3.17%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.59%) Open Source
4 2 (1.59%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.59%) DTV
5 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.79%) Firmware
5 1 (0.79%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Celerra
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.79%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 72 (57.14%) Windows
2 53 (42.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (30.16%) Linux
4 33 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (21.43%) UNIX
6 20 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (11.11%) Solaris
9 10 (7.94%) AIX
9 10 (7.94%) Windows 7
10 8 (6.35%) CentOS
11 4 (3.17%) SUSE
12 3 (2.38%) Tru64
13 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.59%) zOS
14 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.16%) ITIL
2 12 (9.52%) PRINCE2
2 12 (9.52%) MOF
3 10 (7.94%) Asset Management
4 9 (7.14%) Change Management
5 7 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.97%) Fund Management
6 5 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.17%) High Availability
7 4 (3.17%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.17%) Service Management
8 3 (2.38%) ERP
8 3 (2.38%) Information Management
8 3 (2.38%) Release Management
8 3 (2.38%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.38%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.38%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.59%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.49%) SQL
2 10 (7.94%) Shell Script
3 7 (5.56%) Perl
4 5 (3.97%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.17%) sed
5 4 (3.17%) Korn
5 4 (3.17%) Bourne shell
6 3 (2.38%) AWK
7 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.59%) C
7 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.79%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (25.40%) MCSE
3 30 (23.81%) MCITP
4 15 (11.90%) MCSA
5 14 (11.11%) MCTS
6 10 (7.94%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (7.14%) Degree
8 6 (4.76%) CCA
9 5 (3.97%) CCEE
9 5 (3.97%) CCIA
10 4 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.59%) MCP
11 2 (1.59%) HNC
11 2 (1.59%) HND
11 2 (1.59%) NVQ Level 4
11 2 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.79%) HP AIS
12 1 (0.79%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.79%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (34.92%) Active Directory
2 43 (34.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.11%) XenApp
3 14 (11.11%) XenServer
4 9 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.35%) vSphere
5 8 (6.35%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (3.17%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (2.38%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.79%) vCloud
10 1 (0.79%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.79%) SRDF
10 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) SCCM
2 6 (4.76%) SCOM
2 6 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.97%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.17%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (3.17%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.59%) Legato
6 2 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.79%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.79%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.79%) Nagios
7 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (52.38%) VMware
2 46 (36.51%) Microsoft
3 45 (35.71%) Citrix
4 30 (23.81%) EMC
5 28 (22.22%) HP
6 25 (19.84%) Red Hat
7 22 (17.46%) Oracle
7 22 (17.46%) Cisco
8 10 (7.94%) NetApp
8 10 (7.94%) Veritas
9 9 (7.14%) CheckPoint
9 9 (7.14%) Dell
10 7 (5.56%) F5
11 6 (4.76%) Brocade
11 6 (4.76%) Symantec
11 6 (4.76%) CommVault
11 6 (4.76%) IBM
11 6 (4.76%) Sun
12 4 (3.17%) Juniper
12 4 (3.17%) Lotus
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