The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 102 116 134
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Permanent jobs citing SAN 43 61 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 1.83% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.61% 15.33% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 20
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £27,370
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £48,050
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +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
341 398 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.55% 11.92% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 222 247 293
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,550 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Scotland

SAN
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +17 22 £40,000 -4.76% 4
Edinburgh -1 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Stirling - 6 £33,000 -
South Ayrshire - 4 £60,000 -
Fife -2 1 £34,000 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SAN.

1 64 (64.00%) Windows
2 62 (62.00%) VMware
3 51 (51.00%) Microsoft
4 50 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 48 (48.00%) Linux
6 37 (37.00%) Active Directory
6 37 (37.00%) Firewall
7 36 (36.00%) Oracle
8 32 (32.00%) DNS
8 32 (32.00%) Windows Server
9 30 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (29.00%) Solaris
11 28 (28.00%) SQL
12 26 (26.00%) SQL Server
12 26 (26.00%) HP
12 26 (26.00%) Citrix
13 24 (24.00%) Unix
14 23 (23.00%) AIX
14 23 (23.00%) TCP/IP
14 23 (23.00%) DHCP
14 23 (23.00%) Hyper-V
15 22 (22.00%) Cisco
16 21 (21.00%) Perl
17 20 (20.00%) Sun
18 19 (19.00%) ITIL
19 18 (18.00%) MS Excel
20 17 (17.00%) IBM
20 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
21 15 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 15 (15.00%) SCCM

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.00%) IIS
4 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.00%) nginx
6 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.00%) Apache
7 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.00%) Office 365
4 3 (3.00%) IaaS
5 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (37.00%) Firewall
2 32 (32.00%) DNS
3 23 (23.00%) DHCP
3 23 (23.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (12.00%) LAN
4 12 (12.00%) WAN
5 10 (10.00%) SSL
5 10 (10.00%) VoIP
5 10 (10.00%) VPN
5 10 (10.00%) Wireless
6 9 (9.00%) HTTP
6 9 (9.00%) Internet
6 9 (9.00%) SSH
7 7 (7.00%) NAS
8 3 (3.00%) LDAP
8 3 (3.00%) Skype
8 3 (3.00%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (2.00%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.00%) Informix
5 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (8.00%) Banking
2 6 (6.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Games
3 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.00%) Back Office
5 2 (2.00%) Law
5 2 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (17.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (15.00%) Administrator
2 15 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (13.00%) Architect
3 13 (13.00%) Technical Engineer
4 11 (11.00%) Analyst
4 11 (11.00%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 9 (9.00%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.00%) Consultant
7 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (7.00%) IT Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Server Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Solaris Administrator
8 6 (6.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) .NET
1 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.00%) HTML
1 3 (3.00%) LAMP
1 3 (3.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (6.00%) VAX
3 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.00%) Clustering
5 3 (3.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.00%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.00%) Informatics
6 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.00%) LIMS
6 2 (2.00%) Replication
7 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.00%) iPhone
7 1 (1.00%) PKI
7 1 (1.00%) Statistics
7 1 (1.00%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 64 (64.00%) Windows
2 48 (48.00%) Linux
3 32 (32.00%) Windows Server
4 30 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (29.00%) Solaris
6 24 (24.00%) Unix
7 23 (23.00%) AIX
8 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (10.00%) HPUX
10 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (6.00%) OpenVMS
12 4 (4.00%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.00%) CentOS
13 1 (1.00%) VMS
13 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.00%) ITIL
2 10 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 8 (8.00%) Change Control
4 7 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.00%) DevOps
5 5 (5.00%) High Availability
5 5 (5.00%) Presales
6 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (4.00%) Scrum
6 4 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.00%) Change Management
7 3 (3.00%) Kanban
7 3 (3.00%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.00%) SQL
2 21 (21.00%) Perl
3 11 (11.00%) Shell Script
4 9 (9.00%) Korn
5 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.00%) VBScript
7 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.00%) C
8 1 (1.00%) C++
8 1 (1.00%) Java
8 1 (1.00%) Python
8 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.00%) Degree
4 7 (7.00%) MCSE
5 6 (6.00%) CCNA
5 6 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.00%) CISSP
7 3 (3.00%) ISEB
7 3 (3.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.00%) MCSA
7 3 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.00%) MCP
8 2 (2.00%) MCTS
9 1 (1.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.00%) COSHH
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (37.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (23.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.00%) vSphere
5 9 (9.00%) Sendmail
6 6 (6.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (6.00%) Veritas File System
6 6 (6.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (5.00%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.00%) XenApp
8 3 (3.00%) ISA Server
8 3 (3.00%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) SCCM
2 14 (14.00%) NetBackup
3 9 (9.00%) SCOM
4 8 (8.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (4.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (3.00%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.00%) WSUS
8 1 (1.00%) Ansible
8 1 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (62.00%) VMware
2 51 (51.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (36.00%) Oracle
4 26 (26.00%) Citrix
4 26 (26.00%) HP
5 22 (22.00%) Cisco
6 20 (20.00%) Sun
7 17 (17.00%) IBM
8 15 (15.00%) Red Hat
9 14 (14.00%) EMC
10 11 (11.00%) Dell
10 11 (11.00%) Veritas
11 6 (6.00%) Symantec
12 4 (4.00%) NetApp
12 4 (4.00%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.00%) Meraki
13 3 (3.00%) Remedy
13 3 (3.00%) SonicWALL
13 3 (3.00%) Sophos
13 3 (3.00%) Veeam
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