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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 107 113 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -33
Permanent jobs citing SAN 49 46 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.59% 1.42% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.80% 12.17% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 46
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,800 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +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
355 378 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.49% 11.65% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 216 271 304
Average salary £37,500 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £24,902 £27,000
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 30 January 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 January 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 +21 24 £41,500 -7.77% 7
Edinburgh +17 17 £36,878 -22.36% 1
West Lothian - 6 £65,000 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 74 (88.10%) VMware
2 66 (78.57%) Windows
3 60 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (53.57%) Active Directory
5 44 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (45.24%) Microsoft
6 38 (45.24%) MS Exchange
7 32 (38.10%) Cisco
7 32 (38.10%) Firewall
8 31 (36.90%) HP
9 28 (33.33%) ITIL
9 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (32.14%) DNS
11 26 (30.95%) SQL Server
12 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
14 23 (27.38%) Hyper-V
14 23 (27.38%) Finance
14 23 (27.38%) EMC
15 22 (26.19%) Citrix
15 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (26.19%) vSphere
16 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
17 20 (23.81%) Blackberry
17 20 (23.81%) PowerShell
18 19 (22.62%) Linux
19 18 (21.43%) IIS
19 18 (21.43%) DHCP
20 17 (20.24%) MCSE
21 16 (19.05%) Degree

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (45.24%) MS Exchange
2 24 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (21.43%) IIS
4 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (10.71%) Lync
5 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
6 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) Maximo
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (38.10%) Firewall
2 27 (32.14%) DNS
3 18 (21.43%) DHCP
4 15 (17.86%) NAS
4 15 (17.86%) LAN
4 15 (17.86%) WAN
5 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
5 10 (11.90%) IP Telephony
6 9 (10.71%) Cisco IPT
6 9 (10.71%) VPN
7 8 (9.52%) MPLS
8 7 (8.33%) VLAN
8 7 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (7.14%) DMZ
9 6 (7.14%) Ethernet
9 6 (7.14%) FCoE
10 5 (5.95%) Network Security
10 5 (5.95%) IPv4
11 3 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Subversion
1 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Law
3 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.14%) Advertising
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Electronics
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (13.10%) Consultant
3 9 (10.71%) Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.33%) Administrator
6 6 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Technical Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (5.95%) Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Wintel Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) MSMQ
2 4 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.38%) X-Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Velocity
4 1 (1.19%) .NET
4 1 (1.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Blackberry
2 10 (11.90%) Clustering
3 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 6 (7.14%) Replication
4 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.57%) Kindle
7 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.19%) SCADA
8 1 (1.19%) Open Source
8 1 (1.19%) DTV
8 1 (1.19%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 66 (78.57%) Windows
2 44 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (22.62%) Linux
6 11 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (13.10%) UNIX
7 10 (11.90%) Windows XP
7 10 (11.90%) Solaris
8 9 (10.71%) Windows Phone
9 7 (8.33%) HPUX
10 6 (7.14%) AIX
10 6 (7.14%) Windows 2000
10 6 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (5.95%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 8 (9.52%) Project Management
3 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 8 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 7 (8.33%) Line Management
5 6 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.14%) Service Management
5 6 (7.14%) ERP
5 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.14%) Time Management
5 6 (7.14%) Workflow
6 5 (5.95%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.95%) CRM
7 3 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.57%) Quality Management
8 2 (2.38%) Analytics
8 2 (2.38%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 15 (17.86%) SQL
3 7 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.14%) Perl
5 5 (5.95%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.95%) VBScript
6 4 (4.76%) Korn
7 2 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (20.24%) MCSE
3 16 (19.05%) Degree
4 12 (14.29%) MCSA
5 8 (9.52%) MCITP
6 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (7.14%) APMP
7 5 (5.95%) CCNA
7 5 (5.95%) MCP
8 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.19%) MCTS
10 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.19%) CCIE
10 1 (1.19%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 23 (27.38%) Hyper-V
4 22 (26.19%) vSphere
5 13 (15.48%) XenApp
6 10 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 7 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (5.95%) XenDesktop
9 4 (4.76%) NFS
9 4 (4.76%) PowerHA
10 2 (2.38%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.19%) Firmware
11 1 (1.19%) KVM
11 1 (1.19%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) SCCM
2 8 (9.52%) Puppet
2 8 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 6 (7.14%) SCOM
4 4 (4.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (3.57%) Control-M
5 3 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.38%) Nagios
6 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.19%) WSUS
7 1 (1.19%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.19%) OpenView
7 1 (1.19%) Unicenter
7 1 (1.19%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 74 (88.10%) VMware
2 38 (45.24%) Microsoft
3 32 (38.10%) Cisco
4 31 (36.90%) HP
5 23 (27.38%) EMC
6 22 (26.19%) Citrix
7 14 (16.67%) Oracle
8 13 (15.48%) IBM
8 13 (15.48%) NetApp
9 10 (11.90%) Red Hat
9 10 (11.90%) Symantec
10 9 (10.71%) Brocade
11 7 (8.33%) Veritas
11 7 (8.33%) Juniper
12 6 (7.14%) BT
12 6 (7.14%) Clearswift
12 6 (7.14%) Nortel
12 6 (7.14%) Avaya
12 6 (7.14%) Fujitsu
13 5 (5.95%) Compaq
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