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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 113 115 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Permanent jobs citing SAN 50 65 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.57% 1.61% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.47% 14.57% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23 50 41
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
401 446 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.63% 11.05% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 250 343 251
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +32 25 £37,500 -17.12% 2
Glasgow +1 20 £45,000 +12.50%
West Lothian +1 3 £26,000 -30.66% 3
Aberdeen +17 1 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Aberdeenshire +3 1 £37,500 -25.00%
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 80 (80.81%) VMware
2 74 (74.75%) Windows
3 56 (56.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (50.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 39 (39.39%) Microsoft
7 37 (37.37%) Cisco
7 37 (37.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (35.35%) DNS
8 35 (35.35%) Firewall
9 34 (34.34%) vSphere
10 32 (32.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (30.30%) MS Exchange
12 29 (29.29%) ITIL
12 29 (29.29%) Finance
13 26 (26.26%) HP
14 24 (24.24%) Citrix
15 23 (23.23%) WAN
15 23 (23.23%) Linux
16 22 (22.22%) LAN
16 22 (22.22%) SQL Server
16 22 (22.22%) DHCP
16 22 (22.22%) EMC
17 21 (21.21%) MS Excel
18 18 (18.18%) UNIX
18 18 (18.18%) NAS
18 18 (18.18%) SCCM
19 17 (17.17%) SCOM
19 17 (17.17%) XenApp
19 17 (17.17%) IIS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 17 (17.17%) IIS
3 15 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.04%) Lync
7 4 (4.04%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.01%) Maximo
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) SaaS
2 2 (2.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (35.35%) DNS
1 35 (35.35%) Firewall
2 23 (23.23%) WAN
3 22 (22.22%) LAN
3 22 (22.22%) DHCP
4 18 (18.18%) NAS
5 15 (15.15%) VPN
6 9 (9.09%) Network Security
7 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.06%) MPLS
9 5 (5.05%) IPv4
9 5 (5.05%) MRTG
9 5 (5.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (4.04%) VLAN
10 4 (4.04%) Wireless
10 4 (4.04%) IP Telephony
10 4 (4.04%) HTTP
10 4 (4.04%) SNMP
10 4 (4.04%) SMTP
11 3 (3.03%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (6.06%) TimesTen
4 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.06%) MarkLogic
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (6.06%) MySQL
5 4 (4.04%) Big Data
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Subversion
1 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (29.29%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Law
2 8 (8.08%) Back Office
3 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (15.15%) Analyst
2 12 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 9 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (7.07%) Consultant
4 7 (7.07%) Team Leader
5 6 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (6.06%) DBA
5 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Wintel Consultant
7 4 (4.04%) Operations Team Leader
7 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Architect
7 4 (4.04%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.04%) Systems Manager
8 3 (3.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (5.05%) .NET
3 4 (4.04%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (4.04%) X-Windows
4 2 (2.02%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Clustering
2 8 (8.08%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.04%) Kindle
4 4 (4.04%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.03%) LPAR
5 3 (3.03%) Replication
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.01%) SCADA
7 1 (1.01%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.01%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 74 (74.75%) Windows
2 50 (50.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (37.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (32.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (23.23%) Linux
6 18 (18.18%) UNIX
7 15 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (13.13%) Solaris
9 9 (9.09%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.05%) AIX
10 5 (5.05%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (3.03%) Windows XP
11 3 (3.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.29%) ITIL
2 12 (12.12%) Asset Management
3 11 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 11 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 10 (10.10%) Time Management
5 9 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 8 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.07%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (6.06%) Validation
8 6 (6.06%) Service Management
9 5 (5.05%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.05%) Change Management
9 5 (5.05%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.04%) Information Security
10 4 (4.04%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (4.04%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.14%) SQL
2 13 (13.13%) PowerShell
3 12 (12.12%) Perl
4 7 (7.07%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.06%) AWK
5 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.06%) Bourne shell
5 6 (6.06%) sed
6 5 (5.05%) VBScript
7 4 (4.04%) Korn
7 4 (4.04%) Java
7 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.13%) MCSE
3 12 (12.12%) Degree
4 9 (9.09%) CCNA
4 9 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.08%) CCNP
6 7 (7.07%) MCSA
6 7 (7.07%) MCITP
7 6 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (5.05%) MCP
9 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.02%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.01%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (56.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 34 (34.34%) vSphere
4 17 (17.17%) XenApp
5 12 (12.12%) Hyper-V
6 10 (10.10%) VMware ESX
7 6 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (6.06%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.04%) PowerHA
9 3 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.02%) NFS
10 2 (2.02%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.01%) Firmware
11 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (18.18%) SCCM
2 17 (17.17%) SCOM
3 10 (10.10%) Puppet
4 7 (7.07%) SCVMM
5 6 (6.06%) Data Guard
5 6 (6.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (6.06%) NetBackup
5 6 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Nagios
8 3 (3.03%) Control-M
8 3 (3.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
10 1 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (1.01%) SCOrch
10 1 (1.01%) WSUS
10 1 (1.01%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 80 (80.81%) VMware
2 39 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 37 (37.37%) Cisco
4 26 (26.26%) HP
5 24 (24.24%) Citrix
6 22 (22.22%) EMC
7 14 (14.14%) Oracle
7 14 (14.14%) CheckPoint
8 13 (13.13%) Red Hat
9 11 (11.11%) NetApp
10 9 (9.09%) IBM
11 8 (8.08%) SolarWinds
12 7 (7.07%) Symantec
12 7 (7.07%) Veritas
13 6 (6.06%) Sybase
13 6 (6.06%) Vertica
13 6 (6.06%) MapR
14 5 (5.05%) Compaq
14 5 (5.05%) F5
15 4 (4.04%) Hitachi
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