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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 112 122 91
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -31
Permanent jobs citing SAN 50 54 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.59% 1.45% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.30% 12.22% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 44
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £31,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
376 442 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.94% 11.83% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 257 287 231
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
Edinburgh +12 20 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Glasgow +3 16 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Lothian 0 7 £70,000 +81.81%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
North Lanarkshire +5 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 3 - -
Aberdeen +20 2 £39,000 -22.00%
Fife - 2 - -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (70.59%) VMware
2 68 (66.67%) Windows
3 48 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 46 (45.10%) Cisco
5 42 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 41 (40.20%) Active Directory
7 38 (37.25%) Linux
8 35 (34.31%) MS Exchange
9 33 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (31.37%) DNS
11 31 (30.39%) Finance
12 30 (29.41%) Firewall
12 30 (29.41%) WAN
12 30 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (27.45%) LAN
14 27 (26.47%) UNIX
15 26 (25.49%) vSphere
16 24 (23.53%) SCCM
16 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
16 24 (23.53%) ITIL
17 21 (20.59%) MS Excel
17 21 (20.59%) DHCP
17 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (19.61%) Oracle
19 19 (18.63%) SQL
19 19 (18.63%) CCNA
19 19 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
19 19 (18.63%) SCOM
19 19 (18.63%) Mentoring
20 18 (17.65%) HP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 35 (34.31%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (13.73%) SharePoint
4 13 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (9.80%) IIS
7 8 (7.84%) Apache
7 8 (7.84%) Tomcat
8 6 (5.88%) Lync
9 5 (4.90%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.96%) SAS
11 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Oracle Utilities
2 4 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (31.37%) DNS
2 30 (29.41%) Firewall
2 30 (29.41%) WAN
3 28 (27.45%) LAN
4 21 (20.59%) DHCP
5 16 (15.69%) NAS
5 16 (15.69%) VPN
6 8 (7.84%) LDAP
6 8 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (6.86%) Network Security
8 6 (5.88%) VoIP
8 6 (5.88%) IPsec
8 6 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (4.90%) MPLS
9 5 (4.90%) Ethernet
9 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.92%) SNMP
10 4 (3.92%) HTTP
10 4 (3.92%) SMTP
10 4 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.73%) MySQL
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (5.88%) TimesTen
5 6 (5.88%) MarkLogic
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.92%) Big Data
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (30.39%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Back Office
3 7 (6.86%) Games
4 6 (5.88%) Banking
5 5 (4.90%) Retail
6 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.92%) Electronics
6 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (14.71%) Team Leader
2 14 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (10.78%) Analyst
4 10 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Operations Team Leader
6 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) DBA
7 6 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (4.90%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) UNIX Specialist
8 5 (4.90%) UNIX Technical Specialist
8 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Designer
9 4 (3.92%) UNIX Team Leader
9 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (2.94%) NetApp Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) NetApp Specialist
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.82%) .NET
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (3.92%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Replication
2 12 (11.76%) HP StoreVirtual
3 10 (9.80%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.90%) LPAR
5 5 (4.90%) Clustering
6 4 (3.92%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.92%) DTV
6 4 (3.92%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.98%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.98%) Kindle
8 1 (0.98%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.98%) iPad
8 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 68 (66.67%) Windows
2 38 (37.25%) Linux
3 33 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (26.47%) UNIX
6 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (13.73%) Data ONTAP
8 13 (12.75%) Windows 7
9 9 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (7.84%) Solaris
11 5 (4.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) ITIL
2 19 (18.63%) Mentoring
3 13 (12.75%) PRINCE2
4 12 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (9.80%) Change Management
5 10 (9.80%) Asset Management
6 9 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (8.82%) Problem Management
7 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management
7 8 (7.84%) Open Source
7 8 (7.84%) Time Management
7 8 (7.84%) Information Security
8 7 (6.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (5.88%) Validation
9 6 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (5.88%) Line Management
10 5 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (4.90%) Data Management
10 5 (4.90%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.63%) SQL
2 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
3 9 (8.82%) Bash Shell
3 9 (8.82%) Python
4 8 (7.84%) Java
5 7 (6.86%) Perl
6 6 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.88%) AWK
6 6 (5.88%) Bourne shell
6 6 (5.88%) sed
7 3 (2.94%) Lua
8 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) CCNA
1 19 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.67%) Degree
3 14 (13.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (13.73%) CCNP
4 8 (7.84%) HND
5 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.88%) MCSE
6 6 (5.88%) NCDA
7 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.92%) HNC
8 4 (3.92%) VTSP
8 4 (3.92%) MOS
9 2 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.98%) MCITP
10 1 (0.98%) CEH
10 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 6 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (40.20%) Active Directory
3 26 (25.49%) vSphere
4 15 (14.71%) XenApp
5 13 (12.75%) VMware ESX
6 7 (6.86%) Hyper-V
7 6 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (4.90%) DFS Replication
8 5 (4.90%) NFS
9 3 (2.94%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (23.53%) SCCM
2 19 (18.63%) SCOM
3 13 (12.75%) SCVMM
4 8 (7.84%) Puppet
4 8 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (6.86%) Nagios
6 6 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (5.88%) Data Guard
7 4 (3.92%) SnapMirror
7 4 (3.92%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.98%) WSUS
8 1 (0.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.98%) Netcool
Vendors
1 72 (70.59%) VMware
2 48 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 46 (45.10%) Cisco
4 20 (19.61%) Oracle
5 18 (17.65%) HP
5 18 (17.65%) Citrix
5 18 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 17 (16.67%) NetApp
7 15 (14.71%) EMC
8 11 (10.78%) IBM
9 9 (8.82%) Red Hat
9 9 (8.82%) SAP
10 8 (7.84%) Perforce
10 8 (7.84%) Splunk
10 8 (7.84%) Brocade
11 6 (5.88%) Sybase
11 6 (5.88%) Vertica
11 6 (5.88%) MapR
12 5 (4.90%) Veritas
12 5 (4.90%) Hitachi
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