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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 114 121 110
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 45 52 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.51% 1.36% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.84% 13.16% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 30
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £32,800 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £48,000
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
380 395 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.79% 10.34% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 253 286 215
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 29 May 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 +5 18 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Edinburgh +26 17 £47,500 -5.00% 4
West Lothian - 7 £70,000 -
North Lanarkshire -1 2 £42,500 +37.09%
Aberdeen +16 1 £41,000 +5.12%
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (78.35%) VMware
2 62 (63.92%) Windows
3 51 (52.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (46.39%) Cisco
5 41 (42.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (38.14%) Microsoft
7 35 (36.08%) Active Directory
7 35 (36.08%) DNS
8 33 (34.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (32.99%) Firewall
10 31 (31.96%) Finance
10 31 (31.96%) LAN
11 30 (30.93%) vSphere
12 29 (29.90%) MS Exchange
13 28 (28.87%) WAN
13 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (27.84%) Linux
15 26 (26.80%) UNIX
16 25 (25.77%) EMC
17 23 (23.71%) Oracle
18 22 (22.68%) NAS
19 20 (20.62%) ITIL
19 20 (20.62%) MS Excel
20 19 (19.59%) Citrix
20 19 (19.59%) HP
21 18 (18.56%) SQL Server
21 18 (18.56%) Data Centre
22 16 (16.49%) Cisco Certification
22 16 (16.49%) CCNA
23 15 (15.46%) DHCP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (29.90%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.28%) IIS
5 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (8.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.09%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.06%) Lync
9 2 (2.06%) SAS
10 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (20.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.03%) Maximo
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (36.08%) DNS
2 32 (32.99%) Firewall
3 31 (31.96%) LAN
4 28 (28.87%) WAN
5 22 (22.68%) NAS
6 15 (15.46%) DHCP
7 14 (14.43%) VPN
8 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
9 8 (8.25%) Network Security
10 7 (7.22%) VoIP
11 6 (6.19%) MPLS
11 6 (6.19%) SMTP
11 6 (6.19%) HTTP
11 6 (6.19%) SNMP
12 5 (5.15%) Ethernet
12 5 (5.15%) MRTG
12 5 (5.15%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (5.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (4.12%) Wireless
14 3 (3.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.19%) MarkLogic
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.19%) Big Data
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.19%) TimesTen
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (6.19%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (6.19%) MySQL
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.03%) Subversion
1 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (31.96%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Back Office
3 6 (6.19%) Law
4 5 (5.15%) Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (12.37%) Analyst
2 9 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (9.28%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (8.25%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (7.22%) Team Leader
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.19%) DBA
6 5 (5.15%) Administrator
6 5 (5.15%) Consultant
6 5 (5.15%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 5 (5.15%) UNIX Specialist
6 5 (5.15%) Wintel Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Operations Team Leader
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Systems Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 6 (6.19%) X-Windows
2 5 (5.15%) .NET
3 4 (4.12%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.56%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.37%) Replication
3 11 (11.34%) Clustering
4 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.19%) N-Tier
6 5 (5.15%) LPAR
7 4 (4.12%) Kindle
7 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.12%) Private Cloud
8 3 (3.09%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.03%) IBM XIV
9 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.03%) SCADA
9 1 (1.03%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 62 (63.92%) Windows
2 41 (42.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (34.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (27.84%) Linux
6 26 (26.80%) UNIX
7 13 (13.40%) Solaris
7 13 (13.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (9.28%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.15%) AIX
9 5 (5.15%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) ITIL
2 13 (13.40%) Asset Management
3 12 (12.37%) Mentoring
4 11 (11.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2
6 8 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.25%) Time Management
6 8 (8.25%) Change Management
7 7 (7.22%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.22%) Problem Management
7 7 (7.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (6.19%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (6.19%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (6.19%) Validation
9 5 (5.15%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.15%) Process Management
9 5 (5.15%) Data Management
10 4 (4.12%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.46%) SQL
2 12 (12.37%) Perl
3 7 (7.22%) Shell Script
4 6 (6.19%) sed
4 6 (6.19%) Bourne shell
4 6 (6.19%) AWK
4 6 (6.19%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.12%) Korn
5 4 (4.12%) Java
6 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (16.49%) CCNA
2 14 (14.43%) MCSE
2 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (12.37%) Degree
4 11 (11.34%) CCNP
5 9 (9.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (7.22%) MCITP
7 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.15%) NCDA
9 4 (4.12%) VTSP
9 4 (4.12%) MOS
9 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.12%) HNC
9 4 (4.12%) HND
10 2 (2.06%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (2.06%) MCSA
11 1 (1.03%) MCP
11 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (52.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (36.08%) Active Directory
3 30 (30.93%) vSphere
4 13 (13.40%) XenApp
5 9 (9.28%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.19%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (4.12%) PowerHA
7 4 (4.12%) NFS
8 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (15.46%) SCCM
2 14 (14.43%) SCOM
3 12 (12.37%) Puppet
4 9 (9.28%) SCVMM
5 7 (7.22%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (6.19%) Data Guard
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (4.12%) Nagios
7 4 (4.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 4 (4.12%) NetBackup
8 3 (3.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.03%) WSUS
10 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 76 (78.35%) VMware
2 45 (46.39%) Cisco
3 37 (38.14%) Microsoft
4 25 (25.77%) EMC
5 23 (23.71%) Oracle
6 19 (19.59%) Citrix
6 19 (19.59%) HP
7 15 (15.46%) IBM
7 15 (15.46%) CheckPoint
8 11 (11.34%) Red Hat
8 11 (11.34%) NetApp
9 9 (9.28%) Veritas
10 8 (8.25%) Sun
11 6 (6.19%) Vertica
11 6 (6.19%) MapR
11 6 (6.19%) Symantec
11 6 (6.19%) Sybase
12 5 (5.15%) SAP
12 5 (5.15%) Intel
12 5 (5.15%) Juniper
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