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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 117 89 60
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -29
Permanent jobs citing SAN 53 68 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 2.20% 3.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.37% 20.86% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 58
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 £28,000 £32,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £51,350 £72,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
466 326 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.85% 10.56% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 288 219 284
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -24 22 £39,000 -10.85% 2
Edinburgh -17 19 £37,500 -40.00%
Aberdeen +8 4 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Lothian - 2 £38,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Argyll and Bute +2 1 £53,000 -
Renfrewshire +1 1 £28,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £32,000 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 75 (66.96%) Windows
2 74 (66.07%) VMware
3 56 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (45.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (40.18%) MS Exchange
5 45 (40.18%) Active Directory
6 42 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 39 (34.82%) Citrix
7 39 (34.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (33.93%) ITIL
9 36 (32.14%) MS Excel
10 32 (28.57%) MCSE
10 32 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
11 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (25.89%) HP
11 29 (25.89%) MCITP
11 29 (25.89%) Firewall
12 28 (25.00%) Cisco
13 27 (24.11%) Linux
14 25 (22.32%) EMC
14 25 (22.32%) Finance
14 25 (22.32%) Exchange Server 2007
15 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
16 22 (19.64%) MCSA
17 19 (16.96%) UNIX
17 19 (16.96%) WAN
17 19 (16.96%) DNS
18 18 (16.07%) IIS
18 18 (16.07%) SQL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 45 (40.18%) MS Exchange
2 32 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (22.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (16.07%) IIS
4 18 (16.07%) Lync
5 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.57%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.89%) Apache
9 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.89%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Office 365
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.89%) Firewall
2 19 (16.96%) WAN
2 19 (16.96%) DNS
3 17 (15.18%) LAN
4 16 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 15 (13.39%) DHCP
6 13 (11.61%) TCP/IP
7 12 (10.71%) iSCSI
8 11 (9.82%) Unified Communications
9 9 (8.04%) NAS
10 8 (7.14%) WLAN
10 8 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (5.36%) MPLS
12 5 (4.46%) Wireless
12 5 (4.46%) IP Telephony
12 5 (4.46%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (4.46%) Ethernet
12 5 (4.46%) DMZ
12 5 (4.46%) FCoE
13 4 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.89%) OLTP
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
General
1 25 (22.32%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Law
2 5 (4.46%) Advertising
3 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.68%) Electronics
4 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.68%) Marketing
5 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.89%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (25.00%) Analyst
2 21 (18.75%) Consultant
3 19 (16.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Consultant
6 10 (8.93%) IT Support
6 10 (8.93%) Administrator
6 10 (8.93%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) Communications Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Server Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Service Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (4.46%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) MSMQ
2 2 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.89%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.04%) Clustering
3 8 (7.14%) Replication
4 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.46%) Fat Client
5 5 (4.46%) Thin Client
5 5 (4.46%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.68%) DTV
7 3 (2.68%) Open Source
8 1 (0.89%) NHS
8 1 (0.89%) Firmware
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 75 (66.96%) Windows
2 56 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (24.11%) Linux
6 19 (16.96%) UNIX
7 9 (8.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.25%) HPUX
9 6 (5.36%) Solaris
9 6 (5.36%) AIX
9 6 (5.36%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.46%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (4.46%) Windows 2000
10 5 (4.46%) Windows Phone
11 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.57%) SUSE
12 3 (2.68%) CentOS
12 3 (2.68%) Tru64
13 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.93%) ITIL
2 16 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 12 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 11 (9.82%) Asset Management
5 10 (8.93%) MOF
6 8 (7.14%) Project Management
7 7 (6.25%) Change Management
8 5 (4.46%) Workflow
8 5 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.46%) Fund Management
8 5 (4.46%) Information Management
8 5 (4.46%) Line Management
9 4 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.57%) ERP
9 4 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.68%) Programme Management
10 3 (2.68%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (2.68%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.68%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (2.68%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.07%) SQL
2 10 (8.93%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.68%) C
4 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.79%) Bourne shell
5 2 (1.79%) sed
5 2 (1.79%) Perl
5 2 (1.79%) Korn
6 1 (0.89%) AWK
6 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.89%) VB
6 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (34.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (28.57%) MCSE
3 29 (25.89%) MCITP
4 22 (19.64%) MCSA
5 17 (15.18%) MCTS
6 16 (14.29%) Degree
7 8 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (5.36%) CCA
9 5 (4.46%) APMP
10 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.68%) CCEE
11 3 (2.68%) CCIA
12 2 (1.79%) HNC
12 2 (1.79%) HND
12 2 (1.79%) CCNA
12 2 (1.79%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (45.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (40.18%) Active Directory
3 14 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.71%) XenServer
5 11 (9.82%) XenApp
6 9 (8.04%) vSphere
7 7 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (4.46%) Terminal Services
9 4 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (3.57%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (3.57%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (2.68%) NFS
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.89%) KVM
11 1 (0.89%) RHEV
11 1 (0.89%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) SCCM
2 8 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.57%) SCOM
4 2 (1.79%) WSUS
4 2 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.89%) OpenView
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.89%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.89%) Nagios
5 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.89%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (66.07%) VMware
2 42 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 39 (34.82%) Citrix
4 29 (25.89%) HP
5 28 (25.00%) Cisco
6 25 (22.32%) EMC
7 16 (14.29%) Oracle
8 15 (13.39%) Red Hat
9 10 (8.93%) Brocade
10 9 (8.04%) Juniper
11 8 (7.14%) NetApp
11 8 (7.14%) Veritas
11 8 (7.14%) CheckPoint
11 8 (7.14%) IBM
12 7 (6.25%) F5
13 6 (5.36%) Avaya
14 5 (4.46%) BT
14 5 (4.46%) Fujitsu
14 5 (4.46%) Nortel
14 5 (4.46%) Dell
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance + Annual Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Highlands & Islands
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 24 days ago