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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 106 85 64
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -21
Permanent jobs citing SAN 65 70 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 2.30% 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.60% 21.41% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 53
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
478 327 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.80% 10.73% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 307 219 281
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -15 27 £38,500 -9.41% 1
Edinburgh -13 19 £37,500 -36.17% 1
North Lanarkshire - 5 £31,000 -
Aberdeen +6 4 £45,000 +5.88% 4
West Lothian - 2 £38,500 -
Argyll and Bute +3 1 £53,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £32,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Stirling - 1 £29,000 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 76 (65.52%) Windows
2 73 (62.93%) VMware
3 58 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (43.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (39.66%) Active Directory
6 44 (37.93%) Microsoft
7 42 (36.21%) MS Exchange
7 42 (36.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (35.34%) Citrix
9 40 (34.48%) ITIL
10 38 (32.76%) MS Excel
11 35 (30.17%) MCSE
12 34 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (26.72%) MCITP
14 30 (25.86%) Linux
14 30 (25.86%) HP
14 30 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2010
14 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 29 (25.00%) Firewall
16 27 (23.28%) EMC
17 26 (22.41%) Finance
17 26 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2007
18 25 (21.55%) Cisco
18 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
19 23 (19.83%) MCSA
20 20 (17.24%) DNS
20 20 (17.24%) UNIX
21 18 (15.52%) WAN
21 18 (15.52%) Oracle
21 18 (15.52%) PRINCE2

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (36.21%) MS Exchange
2 30 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (15.52%) Lync
4 18 (15.52%) IIS
5 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.31%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.45%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.86%) Apache
9 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (32.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.86%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Office 365
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.00%) Firewall
2 20 (17.24%) DNS
3 18 (15.52%) WAN
3 18 (15.52%) Fibre Channel
4 16 (13.79%) DHCP
4 16 (13.79%) LAN
5 14 (12.07%) iSCSI
6 13 (11.21%) Unified Communications
6 13 (11.21%) TCP/IP
7 9 (7.76%) NAS
8 8 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (6.90%) WLAN
9 6 (5.17%) MPLS
10 5 (4.31%) DMZ
10 5 (4.31%) Ethernet
10 5 (4.31%) Wireless
10 5 (4.31%) FCoE
11 4 (3.45%) VoIP
12 3 (2.59%) VPN
12 3 (2.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.72%) MySQL
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.86%) OLTP
4 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
General
1 26 (22.41%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Advertising
3 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Marketing
4 3 (2.59%) Law
4 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.59%) Electronics
5 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.86%) Games
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (24.14%) Analyst
2 23 (19.83%) Consultant
3 18 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (12.07%) Support Engineer
4 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Consultant
5 12 (10.34%) Communications Engineer
6 11 (9.48%) Administrator
7 10 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (8.62%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (8.62%) IT Support
8 8 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Server Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Technical Manager
10 6 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Service Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Technical Project Manager
11 5 (4.31%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.31%) MSMQ
2 2 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) COM
3 1 (0.86%) Middleware
3 1 (0.86%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Replication
1 9 (7.76%) Clustering
2 8 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.17%) Fat Client
3 6 (5.17%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.31%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.59%) DTV
6 3 (2.59%) Open Source
7 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.86%) NHS
8 1 (0.86%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 76 (65.52%) Windows
2 58 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (25.86%) Linux
4 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (17.24%) UNIX
6 10 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.03%) HPUX
7 7 (6.03%) Solaris
8 6 (5.17%) AIX
8 6 (5.17%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.31%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (4.31%) Windows 2000
9 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.45%) SUSE
10 4 (3.45%) CentOS
11 3 (2.59%) Tru64
11 3 (2.59%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.48%) ITIL
2 18 (15.52%) PRINCE2
3 12 (10.34%) MOF
4 11 (9.48%) Service Delivery
4 11 (9.48%) Asset Management
5 8 (6.90%) Project Management
6 7 (6.03%) Change Management
7 6 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.31%) Workflow
8 5 (4.31%) Information Management
8 5 (4.31%) Fund Management
9 4 (3.45%) High Availability
9 4 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.45%) ERP
10 3 (2.59%) Service Management
10 3 (2.59%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (2.59%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.59%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (2.59%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.52%) SQL
2 10 (8.62%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.59%) Perl
6 2 (1.72%) C
6 2 (1.72%) sed
6 2 (1.72%) Bourne shell
6 2 (1.72%) Korn
7 1 (0.86%) AWK
7 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.86%) VB
7 1 (0.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (36.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (30.17%) MCSE
3 31 (26.72%) MCITP
4 23 (19.83%) MCSA
5 17 (14.66%) MCTS
6 14 (12.07%) Degree
7 8 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (5.17%) CCA
9 5 (4.31%) APMP
10 4 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.59%) CCEE
11 3 (2.59%) CCIA
11 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.72%) NVQ Level 4
12 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.72%) CCNA
12 2 (1.72%) MCP
12 2 (1.72%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (43.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (39.66%) Active Directory
3 12 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 12 (10.34%) XenServer
4 11 (9.48%) XenApp
5 10 (8.62%) vSphere
6 5 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.31%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.31%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.45%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (3.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (2.59%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.72%) NFS
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.86%) KVM
10 1 (0.86%) RHEV
10 1 (0.86%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) SCCM
2 8 (6.90%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.45%) SCOM
4 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.72%) WSUS
4 2 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.72%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.72%) Nagios
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.86%) OpenView
5 1 (0.86%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.86%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.86%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.86%) Puppet
5 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.86%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 73 (62.93%) VMware
2 44 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 41 (35.34%) Citrix
4 30 (25.86%) HP
5 27 (23.28%) EMC
6 25 (21.55%) Cisco
7 18 (15.52%) Oracle
7 18 (15.52%) Red Hat
8 10 (8.62%) NetApp
8 10 (8.62%) Brocade
9 9 (7.76%) Veritas
9 9 (7.76%) Juniper
10 8 (6.90%) IBM
10 8 (6.90%) CheckPoint
11 7 (6.03%) F5
12 6 (5.17%) Avaya
12 6 (5.17%) Dell
13 5 (4.31%) Nortel
13 5 (4.31%) Clearswift
13 5 (4.31%) BT
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