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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 107 120 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -51
Permanent jobs citing SAN 52 49 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.68% 1.41% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.44% 11.81% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 54
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,596
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,400 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
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
360 415 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.63% 11.96% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 211 305 288
Average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 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 3 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
Glasgow +15 24 £41,500 +3.75% 5
Edinburgh +24 21 £36,878 -8.94% 2
West Lothian -2 3 - -
Aberdeen +9 1 £35,000 -23.07% 1
Aberdeenshire +3 1 £37,500 -25.00% 1
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 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 72 (83.72%) VMware
2 65 (75.58%) Windows
3 55 (63.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (54.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (48.84%) Active Directory
6 35 (40.70%) Microsoft
7 32 (37.21%) Cisco
7 32 (37.21%) MS Exchange
7 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (33.72%) DNS
9 27 (31.40%) Firewall
10 26 (30.23%) HP
10 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
10 26 (30.23%) vSphere
11 25 (29.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (27.91%) ITIL
12 24 (27.91%) Finance
13 22 (25.58%) Linux
14 21 (24.42%) EMC
15 20 (23.26%) Citrix
16 19 (22.09%) Hyper-V
17 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (19.77%) WAN
18 17 (19.77%) DHCP
18 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
18 17 (19.77%) LAN
18 17 (19.77%) SQL
18 17 (19.77%) PowerShell
19 16 (18.60%) NAS
19 16 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 32 (37.21%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.60%) IIS
2 16 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (8.14%) Lync
5 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.65%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Oracle Utilities
2 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.16%) Maximo
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Office 365
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.72%) DNS
2 27 (31.40%) Firewall
3 17 (19.77%) LAN
3 17 (19.77%) WAN
3 17 (19.77%) DHCP
4 16 (18.60%) NAS
5 10 (11.63%) VPN
6 8 (9.30%) Network Security
6 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
7 7 (8.14%) IP Telephony
8 6 (6.98%) VLAN
8 6 (6.98%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (5.81%) IPv4
9 5 (5.81%) MPLS
10 3 (3.49%) HTTP
10 3 (3.49%) SNMP
10 3 (3.49%) SMTP
10 3 (3.49%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.49%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.98%) MySQL
3 6 (6.98%) MarkLogic
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (6.98%) TimesTen
3 6 (6.98%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Subversion
1 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Law
3 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.81%) Advertising
5 2 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (15.12%) Analyst
2 10 (11.63%) Consultant
2 10 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (6.98%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (6.98%) DBA
3 6 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (5.81%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (5.81%) Support Analyst
4 5 (5.81%) Wintel Consultant
5 4 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (4.65%) Architect
5 4 (4.65%) Systems Manager
5 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Administrator
6 3 (3.49%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.49%) X-Windows
4 2 (2.33%) Velocity
4 2 (2.33%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.16%) .NET
5 1 (1.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Blackberry
2 13 (15.12%) Clustering
3 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.65%) Replication
5 4 (4.65%) Kindle
6 3 (3.49%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.16%) iPad
8 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.16%) IBM XIV
8 1 (1.16%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 65 (75.58%) Windows
2 47 (54.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (29.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (25.58%) Linux
6 15 (17.44%) UNIX
6 15 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (16.28%) Solaris
8 6 (6.98%) AIX
8 6 (6.98%) Windows Phone
8 6 (6.98%) Windows XP
9 5 (5.81%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.33%) HPUX
11 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) ITIL
2 9 (10.47%) Problem Management
3 7 (8.14%) Asset Management
4 6 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.98%) Validation
4 6 (6.98%) ERP
4 6 (6.98%) Service Management
4 6 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (6.98%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (5.81%) Time Management
5 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.81%) CRM
6 4 (4.65%) Project Management
6 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.49%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.49%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.77%) SQL
1 17 (19.77%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.95%) Perl
3 7 (8.14%) Shell Script
4 6 (6.98%) AWK
4 6 (6.98%) Bourne shell
4 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.98%) sed
5 5 (5.81%) VBScript
6 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.65%) Korn
7 2 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (18.60%) MCSE
3 13 (15.12%) Degree
4 8 (9.30%) MCSA
5 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.14%) MCITP
6 6 (6.98%) CCNA
7 5 (5.81%) MCP
8 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.33%) APMP
9 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.33%) CCNP
10 1 (1.16%) CCIE
10 1 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.16%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (63.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (48.84%) Active Directory
3 26 (30.23%) vSphere
4 19 (22.09%) Hyper-V
5 14 (16.28%) XenApp
6 6 (6.98%) XenDesktop
6 6 (6.98%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.98%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.65%) PowerHA
7 4 (4.65%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (3.49%) NFS
9 2 (2.33%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.16%) Firmware
10 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) SCCM
2 10 (11.63%) SCOM
3 8 (9.30%) Puppet
4 7 (8.14%) NetBackup
5 6 (6.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (6.98%) Data Guard
6 4 (4.65%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Control-M
7 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
9 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.16%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
9 1 (1.16%) Nagios
9 1 (1.16%) ARCserve
9 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (83.72%) VMware
2 35 (40.70%) Microsoft
3 32 (37.21%) Cisco
4 26 (30.23%) HP
5 21 (24.42%) EMC
6 20 (23.26%) Citrix
7 16 (18.60%) Oracle
8 13 (15.12%) Red Hat
9 11 (12.79%) NetApp
10 10 (11.63%) Symantec
11 9 (10.47%) IBM
12 7 (8.14%) Veritas
13 6 (6.98%) Sybase
13 6 (6.98%) SolarWinds
13 6 (6.98%) Vertica
13 6 (6.98%) MapR
14 5 (5.81%) Compaq
14 5 (5.81%) Brocade
15 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
15 4 (4.65%) Dell
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs (Funded)
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeenshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car + Package
Posted: 27 days ago