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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 110 103 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs citing SAN 55 65 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.66% 1.77% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.91% 13.60% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 42
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £62,500
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
369 478 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.16% 12.99% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 242 300 218
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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 +4 27 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Glasgow -7 15 £42,500 +8.97% 6
West Dunbartonshire - 6 £43,000 -
West Lothian 0 5 - -
Renfrewshire - 5 - -
North Lanarkshire +4 4 - -
Fife - 4 - -
Aberdeen +11 2 £37,000 -17.77%
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 76 (73.79%) VMware
2 70 (67.96%) Windows
3 50 (48.54%) Microsoft
4 41 (39.81%) Cisco
5 39 (37.86%) Linux
6 38 (36.89%) Active Directory
6 38 (36.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (29.13%) vSphere
7 30 (29.13%) WAN
7 30 (29.13%) Finance
8 29 (28.16%) MS Exchange
8 29 (28.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (27.18%) ITIL
10 27 (26.21%) LAN
11 26 (25.24%) DNS
11 26 (25.24%) Firewall
12 25 (24.27%) UNIX
12 25 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (21.36%) NAS
14 21 (20.39%) SCCM
14 21 (20.39%) MS Excel
14 21 (20.39%) EMC
14 21 (20.39%) CCNA
14 21 (20.39%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (18.45%) HP
16 18 (17.48%) Citrix
16 18 (17.48%) DHCP
16 18 (17.48%) NetApp
16 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (17.48%) Mentoring

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (28.16%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.59%) SharePoint
3 13 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (11.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (10.68%) Apache
5 11 (10.68%) Tomcat
6 8 (7.77%) IIS
7 5 (4.85%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (4.85%) Lync
8 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.94%) SAS
10 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.97%) MQSeries
Applications
1 21 (20.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.97%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.97%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.97%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.13%) WAN
2 27 (26.21%) LAN
3 26 (25.24%) DNS
3 26 (25.24%) Firewall
4 22 (21.36%) NAS
5 18 (17.48%) DHCP
6 16 (15.53%) VPN
7 8 (7.77%) LDAP
7 8 (7.77%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (7.77%) iSCSI
8 7 (6.80%) VoIP
9 6 (5.83%) IPsec
9 6 (5.83%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (4.85%) Network Security
10 5 (4.85%) Ethernet
10 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
11 4 (3.88%) MPLS
12 3 (2.91%) Wireless
12 3 (2.91%) HTTP
12 3 (2.91%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.65%) MySQL
3 3 (2.91%) Big Data
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
General
1 30 (29.13%) Finance
2 12 (11.65%) Back Office
3 7 (6.80%) Games
3 7 (6.80%) Banking
4 5 (4.85%) Retail
4 5 (4.85%) Electronics
4 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.85%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (14.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (13.59%) Team Leader
3 10 (9.71%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Analyst
4 9 (8.74%) Administrator
5 8 (7.77%) Operations Team Leader
6 7 (6.80%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.83%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.85%) UNIX Technical Specialist
8 5 (4.85%) UNIX Specialist
9 4 (3.88%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) UNIX Team Leader
9 4 (3.88%) Designer
9 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.91%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) .NET
2 3 (2.91%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (2.91%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.59%) Replication
3 12 (11.65%) HP StoreVirtual
4 6 (5.83%) EqualLogic
4 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.85%) LPAR
5 5 (4.85%) DTV
6 4 (3.88%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.91%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.94%) Clustering
8 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.97%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.97%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 70 (67.96%) Windows
2 39 (37.86%) Linux
3 29 (28.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (24.27%) UNIX
5 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (13.59%) Data ONTAP
7 13 (12.62%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.85%) AIX
9 4 (3.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) ITIL
2 18 (17.48%) Mentoring
3 12 (11.65%) PRINCE2
3 12 (11.65%) Configuration Management
4 11 (10.68%) Change Management
4 11 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (9.71%) Problem Management
6 9 (8.74%) Information Security
7 8 (7.77%) Asset Management
7 8 (7.77%) Time Management
7 8 (7.77%) Open Source
8 7 (6.80%) Change Control
9 6 (5.83%) High Availability
9 6 (5.83%) Line Management
10 5 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (4.85%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (4.85%) Data Management
10 5 (4.85%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.85%) Programme Management
10 5 (4.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.59%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.71%) SQL
3 9 (8.74%) Python
3 9 (8.74%) Bash Shell
4 8 (7.77%) Java
5 3 (2.91%) Lua
6 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (20.39%) CCNA
1 21 (20.39%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.50%) Degree
3 16 (15.53%) CCNP
4 15 (14.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (7.77%) HND
5 8 (7.77%) MCSE
5 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (6.80%) NCDA
7 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.88%) VTSP
9 4 (3.88%) MOS
9 4 (3.88%) HNC
10 1 (0.97%) EMC Certification
10 1 (0.97%) CEH
10 1 (0.97%) MCTS
10 1 (0.97%) MCITP
10 1 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) SLA
2 6 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (36.89%) Active Directory
1 38 (36.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (29.13%) vSphere
3 17 (16.50%) VMware ESX
4 14 (13.59%) XenApp
5 8 (7.77%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.85%) NFS
6 5 (4.85%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.97%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (20.39%) SCCM
2 16 (15.53%) SCOM
3 12 (11.65%) SCVMM
4 10 (9.71%) Nagios
4 10 (9.71%) Puppet
5 7 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.88%) SnapMirror
6 4 (3.88%) SnapVault
7 3 (2.91%) Check_MK
7 3 (2.91%) BMC Marimba
7 3 (2.91%) Cacti
8 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.97%) Netcool
Vendors
1 76 (73.79%) VMware
2 50 (48.54%) Microsoft
3 41 (39.81%) Cisco
4 21 (20.39%) EMC
5 19 (18.45%) HP
6 18 (17.48%) Citrix
6 18 (17.48%) NetApp
7 17 (16.50%) CheckPoint
8 15 (14.56%) IBM
8 15 (14.56%) Oracle
9 10 (9.71%) SAP
10 9 (8.74%) Brocade
11 8 (7.77%) Perforce
11 8 (7.77%) Dell
11 8 (7.77%) Splunk
12 6 (5.83%) Juniper
12 6 (5.83%) Sun
13 5 (4.85%) Hitachi
13 5 (4.85%) Veritas
13 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
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Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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