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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 119 119 100
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Permanent jobs citing SAN 37 42 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.18% 1.28% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.51% 11.29% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 38
Average salary £42,500 £41,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,100 £31,302
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £72,250 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
389 372 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.37% 11.37% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 258 247 331
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £55,000 £55,000
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 17 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 +16 20 £42,000 +5.99% 4
Edinburgh -5 9 £33,000 -45.00%
West Lothian - 4 £65,000 -
Aberdeen 0 1 £45,000 +17.64% 2
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (84.09%) VMware
2 71 (80.68%) Windows
3 60 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (60.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (55.68%) MS Exchange
6 45 (51.14%) Active Directory
7 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
8 37 (42.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (38.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 33 (37.50%) ITIL
10 33 (37.50%) MS Excel
10 33 (37.50%) Firewall
11 32 (36.36%) HP
11 32 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (34.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
13 27 (30.68%) Cisco
14 25 (28.41%) MCSE
14 25 (28.41%) Hyper-V
15 24 (27.27%) Citrix
15 24 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
16 23 (26.14%) MCSA
17 22 (25.00%) SQL
18 21 (23.86%) IIS
18 21 (23.86%) DHCP
18 21 (23.86%) DNS
19 20 (22.73%) Finance
19 20 (22.73%) PowerShell
19 20 (22.73%) vSphere
20 19 (21.59%) Linux

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 49 (55.68%) MS Exchange
2 34 (38.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (23.86%) IIS
5 11 (12.50%) Lync
6 10 (11.36%) SharePoint
7 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.14%) SAP CCM
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Office 365
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (37.50%) Firewall
2 21 (23.86%) DNS
2 21 (23.86%) DHCP
3 15 (17.05%) WAN
3 15 (17.05%) LAN
4 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.23%) VPN
4 9 (10.23%) NAS
4 9 (10.23%) Cisco IPT
4 9 (10.23%) IP Telephony
5 8 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (7.95%) MPLS
6 7 (7.95%) VLAN
7 6 (6.82%) FCoE
7 6 (6.82%) DMZ
7 6 (6.82%) Ethernet
8 5 (5.68%) IPv4
9 2 (2.27%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Law
2 9 (10.23%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.95%) Advertising
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Electronics
4 2 (2.27%) Back Office
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Analyst
2 16 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.09%) Consultant
5 8 (9.09%) Administrator
6 7 (7.95%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Technical Manager
7 6 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) IT Support
7 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Architect
10 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) MSMQ
2 2 (2.27%) Velocity
2 2 (2.27%) COM
2 2 (2.27%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.14%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Replication
2 6 (6.82%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.68%) Clustering
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.27%) Open Source
5 2 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.27%) DTV
5 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 71 (80.68%) Windows
2 53 (60.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (42.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (21.59%) Linux
6 12 (13.64%) UNIX
7 10 (11.36%) Windows XP
8 9 (10.23%) Windows Phone
9 8 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (7.95%) HPUX
10 7 (7.95%) Solaris
11 6 (6.82%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (6.82%) Windows 2000
12 3 (3.41%) AIX
12 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.50%) ITIL
2 12 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 9 (10.23%) ERP
3 9 (10.23%) PRINCE2
4 8 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 8 (9.09%) Project Management
4 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.95%) Time Management
6 6 (6.82%) Line Management
6 6 (6.82%) Workflow
6 6 (6.82%) Service Management
6 6 (6.82%) CRM
7 5 (5.68%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.55%) Quality Management
8 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.41%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.27%) Information Management
10 2 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.27%) TDD
10 2 (2.27%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.00%) SQL
2 20 (22.73%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.68%) VBScript
5 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.41%) Perl
7 2 (2.27%) Korn
7 2 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (34.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (28.41%) MCSE
3 23 (26.14%) MCSA
4 18 (20.45%) Degree
5 15 (17.05%) MCITP
6 12 (13.64%) MCTS
7 7 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (6.82%) APMP
8 6 (6.82%) CCNA
9 5 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (5.68%) MCP
9 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.14%) CISM
11 1 (1.14%) CCA
11 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (51.14%) Active Directory
3 25 (28.41%) Hyper-V
4 20 (22.73%) vSphere
5 14 (15.91%) XenApp
6 11 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (7.95%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (7.95%) VMware ESX
8 5 (5.68%) NFS
8 5 (5.68%) Terminal Services
8 5 (5.68%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.27%) XenServer
9 2 (2.27%) PowerHA
9 2 (2.27%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.14%) KVM
10 1 (1.14%) RHEV
10 1 (1.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) SCCM
2 6 (6.82%) NetBackup
2 6 (6.82%) SCOM
3 4 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.41%) Control-M
4 3 (3.41%) Puppet
5 2 (2.27%) WSUS
5 2 (2.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.27%) Nagios
5 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.14%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.14%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.14%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.14%) OpenView
6 1 (1.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 74 (84.09%) VMware
2 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
3 32 (36.36%) HP
4 27 (30.68%) Cisco
5 24 (27.27%) Citrix
6 18 (20.45%) EMC
7 14 (15.91%) Oracle
8 11 (12.50%) NetApp
9 9 (10.23%) IBM
9 9 (10.23%) Red Hat
9 9 (10.23%) Symantec
9 9 (10.23%) Brocade
10 7 (7.95%) Juniper
11 6 (6.82%) BT
11 6 (6.82%) Fujitsu
11 6 (6.82%) Avaya
11 6 (6.82%) Clearswift
11 6 (6.82%) Nortel
12 5 (5.68%) Compaq
13 4 (4.55%) Sophos
Scotland
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & car allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £4k Car Allowance & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Motherwell, Lanarkshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance / Microsoft Certs
Posted: 8 days ago
Motherwell
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 26 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 27 days ago