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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 108 108 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 56 64 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.78% 1.74% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.04% 14.78% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 42
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% -7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £31,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
399 433 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.69% 11.80% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 271 285 235
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -8 23 £45,000 +12.50%
Edinburgh +21 20 £40,000 - 2
West Lothian 0 7 £70,000 +81.81%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
North Lanarkshire +2 2 £42,500 +37.09%
Aberdeen +17 1 £41,000 -3.52%
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (74.51%) VMware
2 72 (70.59%) Windows
3 49 (48.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (45.10%) Cisco
5 45 (44.12%) Microsoft
6 42 (41.18%) Active Directory
7 37 (36.27%) DNS
8 36 (35.29%) MS Exchange
8 36 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (33.33%) Linux
10 33 (32.35%) Firewall
10 33 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (30.39%) Finance
11 31 (30.39%) LAN
12 30 (29.41%) WAN
13 27 (26.47%) UNIX
14 26 (25.49%) vSphere
15 25 (24.51%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (21.57%) ITIL
16 22 (21.57%) SCCM
17 21 (20.59%) SQL Server
17 21 (20.59%) MS Excel
18 19 (18.63%) Oracle
18 19 (18.63%) DHCP
18 19 (18.63%) HP
18 19 (18.63%) CCNA
18 19 (18.63%) Citrix
18 19 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
18 19 (18.63%) SCOM
18 19 (18.63%) Degree

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 36 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (9.80%) SharePoint
6 10 (9.80%) IIS
7 5 (4.90%) Apache
7 5 (4.90%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.94%) Lync
9 2 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.96%) SAS
10 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (36.27%) DNS
2 33 (32.35%) Firewall
3 31 (30.39%) LAN
4 30 (29.41%) WAN
5 19 (18.63%) DHCP
5 19 (18.63%) NAS
6 16 (15.69%) VPN
7 8 (7.84%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.86%) Network Security
9 6 (5.88%) LDAP
9 6 (5.88%) HTTP
9 6 (5.88%) SNMP
9 6 (5.88%) SMTP
9 6 (5.88%) VoIP
10 5 (4.90%) Ethernet
10 5 (4.90%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (4.90%) MPLS
10 5 (4.90%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.92%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) MySQL
3 9 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.88%) MarkLogic
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (5.88%) TimesTen
5 6 (5.88%) Big Data
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Subversion
1 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (30.39%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Back Office
3 6 (5.88%) Banking
4 5 (4.90%) Retail
5 4 (3.92%) Games
6 3 (2.94%) Law
7 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 15 (14.71%) Team Leader
2 12 (11.76%) Analyst
3 8 (7.84%) Operations Team Leader
4 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (5.88%) DBA
5 6 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 5 (4.90%) UNIX Specialist
6 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Administrator
7 4 (3.92%) Systems Manager
7 4 (3.92%) UNIX Team Leader
7 4 (3.92%) Designer
8 3 (2.94%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.82%) .NET
2 6 (5.88%) X-Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Replication
1 12 (11.76%) HP StoreVirtual
2 11 (10.78%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.80%) Management Information System
4 9 (8.82%) Clustering
5 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.88%) N-Tier
7 5 (4.90%) LPAR
8 4 (3.92%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.96%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.96%) Kindle
10 1 (0.98%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.98%) DTV
10 1 (0.98%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.98%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 72 (70.59%) Windows
2 36 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (33.33%) Linux
4 33 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (26.47%) UNIX
6 25 (24.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (12.75%) Windows 7
8 10 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (9.80%) Data ONTAP
9 9 (8.82%) Solaris
10 5 (4.90%) AIX
11 3 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) ITIL
2 19 (18.63%) Mentoring
3 13 (12.75%) PRINCE2
4 12 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (10.78%) Asset Management
6 10 (9.80%) Change Management
6 10 (9.80%) Configuration Management
7 8 (7.84%) Information Security
7 8 (7.84%) Problem Management
7 8 (7.84%) Time Management
7 8 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (5.88%) Line Management
9 6 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (5.88%) Validation
10 5 (4.90%) Business Continuity
10 5 (4.90%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.67%) SQL
2 9 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.84%) Java
4 7 (6.86%) Perl
5 6 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.88%) Bourne shell
5 6 (5.88%) AWK
5 6 (5.88%) sed
6 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.90%) Python
7 3 (2.94%) Lua
8 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) CCNA
1 19 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (18.63%) Degree
2 14 (13.73%) CCNP
3 13 (12.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (9.80%) MCSE
5 7 (6.86%) HND
5 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.90%) NCDA
6 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.92%) VTSP
7 4 (3.92%) MCITP
7 4 (3.92%) MOS
7 4 (3.92%) HNC
8 2 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.98%) CEH
9 1 (0.98%) MCSA
9 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 6 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (48.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 26 (25.49%) vSphere
4 15 (14.71%) VMware ESX
4 15 (14.71%) XenApp
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (4.90%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.92%) NFS
8 3 (2.94%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.96%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (21.57%) SCCM
2 19 (18.63%) SCOM
3 13 (12.75%) SCVMM
4 11 (10.78%) Puppet
5 10 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (6.86%) Nagios
7 6 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (5.88%) Data Guard
7 6 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (3.92%) SnapMirror
8 4 (3.92%) SnapVault
9 2 (1.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.98%) WSUS
10 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 76 (74.51%) VMware
2 46 (45.10%) Cisco
3 45 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 19 (18.63%) HP
4 19 (18.63%) Oracle
4 19 (18.63%) Citrix
5 18 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 15 (14.71%) EMC
7 13 (12.75%) NetApp
8 12 (11.76%) IBM
9 9 (8.82%) Red Hat
10 8 (7.84%) Veritas
10 8 (7.84%) Splunk
11 6 (5.88%) Vertica
11 6 (5.88%) MapR
11 6 (5.88%) Sybase
11 6 (5.88%) SAP
12 5 (4.90%) Juniper
12 5 (4.90%) Intel
12 5 (4.90%) Hitachi
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