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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 109 122 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -37
Permanent jobs citing SAN 42 54 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 1.44% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.86% 12.44% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 45
Average salary £37,189 £40,000 £37,692
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.02% +6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £53,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
354 434 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.36% 11.58% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 214 329 255
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +26 21 £36,878 -8.94% 3
Glasgow +4 16 £38,000 -5.00% 2
West Lothian 0 3 £26,000 -30.66% 2
Aberdeen +8 1 £35,000 -10.25%
Aberdeenshire +2 1 £37,500 -25.00%
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 68 (81.93%) VMware
2 63 (75.90%) Windows
3 48 (57.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (53.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (46.99%) Active Directory
6 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
7 31 (37.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (36.14%) Cisco
9 29 (34.94%) DNS
10 27 (32.53%) vSphere
11 26 (31.33%) Firewall
11 26 (31.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (30.12%) Finance
13 24 (28.92%) MS Exchange
14 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
15 21 (25.30%) ITIL
15 21 (25.30%) Linux
15 21 (25.30%) HP
15 21 (25.30%) EMC
16 18 (21.69%) Citrix
17 17 (20.48%) DHCP
17 17 (20.48%) MS Excel
18 16 (19.28%) LAN
18 16 (19.28%) WAN
18 16 (19.28%) NAS
19 15 (18.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 15 (18.07%) IIS
20 14 (16.87%) SQL
20 14 (16.87%) Oracle
20 14 (16.87%) UNIX

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 24 (28.92%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.07%) IIS
3 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.82%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.82%) Lync
6 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (20.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.20%) Maximo
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) SaaS
2 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.94%) DNS
2 26 (31.33%) Firewall
3 17 (20.48%) DHCP
4 16 (19.28%) LAN
4 16 (19.28%) WAN
4 16 (19.28%) NAS
5 10 (12.05%) VPN
6 8 (9.64%) Network Security
7 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
8 5 (6.02%) IPv4
9 4 (4.82%) MPLS
9 4 (4.82%) IP Telephony
9 4 (4.82%) VLAN
9 4 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (4.82%) MRTG
10 3 (3.61%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (3.61%) Wireless
10 3 (3.61%) HTTP
10 3 (3.61%) SNMP
10 3 (3.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (7.23%) TimesTen
4 6 (7.23%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.23%) MarkLogic
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (7.23%) MySQL
5 3 (3.61%) Big Data
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Subversion
1 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Law
3 3 (3.61%) Back Office
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (15.66%) Analyst
2 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (9.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (8.43%) Consultant
5 6 (7.23%) DBA
5 6 (7.23%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (7.23%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Wintel Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Systems Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (4.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.61%) X-Windows
3 3 (3.61%) .NET
4 2 (2.41%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Clustering
2 8 (9.64%) Blackberry
3 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.82%) Kindle
5 3 (3.61%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.41%) Replication
7 1 (1.20%) SCADA
7 1 (1.20%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.20%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.20%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 63 (75.90%) Windows
2 44 (53.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (37.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (31.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (25.30%) Linux
6 15 (18.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (16.87%) UNIX
8 13 (15.66%) Solaris
9 5 (6.02%) AIX
9 5 (6.02%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.61%) Windows Phone
11 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) ITIL
2 9 (10.84%) Problem Management
3 8 (9.64%) Asset Management
4 7 (8.43%) Time Management
5 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.23%) Validation
5 6 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (7.23%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (7.23%) Service Management
6 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.61%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (3.61%) ERP
8 3 (3.61%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (3.61%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) SQL
2 13 (15.66%) PowerShell
3 12 (14.46%) Perl
4 7 (8.43%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.23%) AWK
5 6 (7.23%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.23%) Bourne shell
5 6 (7.23%) sed
6 5 (6.02%) VBScript
7 4 (4.82%) Korn
7 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.41%) Java
9 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.66%) MCSE
3 10 (12.05%) Degree
4 7 (8.43%) MCITP
4 7 (8.43%) MCSA
5 5 (6.02%) MCP
6 4 (4.82%) CCNA
6 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.61%) CCNP
7 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.41%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.20%) CCIE
9 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (57.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (46.99%) Active Directory
3 27 (32.53%) vSphere
4 12 (14.46%) Hyper-V
4 12 (14.46%) XenApp
5 8 (9.64%) VMware ESX
6 6 (7.23%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (7.23%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.82%) PowerHA
8 3 (3.61%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.41%) NFS
9 2 (2.41%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.20%) Firmware
10 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) SCCM
2 12 (14.46%) SCOM
3 9 (10.84%) Puppet
4 6 (7.23%) Data Guard
4 6 (7.23%) NetBackup
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (4.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.61%) Control-M
6 3 (3.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (2.41%) Nagios
7 2 (2.41%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.20%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 68 (81.93%) VMware
2 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
3 30 (36.14%) Cisco
4 21 (25.30%) HP
4 21 (25.30%) EMC
5 18 (21.69%) Citrix
6 14 (16.87%) Oracle
7 13 (15.66%) Red Hat
8 11 (13.25%) NetApp
9 8 (9.64%) CheckPoint
10 7 (8.43%) Symantec
10 7 (8.43%) SolarWinds
11 6 (7.23%) Veritas
11 6 (7.23%) Sybase
11 6 (7.23%) IBM
11 6 (7.23%) Vertica
11 6 (7.23%) MapR
12 5 (6.02%) Compaq
13 4 (4.82%) Dell
13 4 (4.82%) Sun
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs (Funded)
Posted: 27 days ago