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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK / Scotland
Rank 94 86 117
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +31
Permanent jobs citing SAN 41 64 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.81% 2.22% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.23% 18.71% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 29
Median salary £40,250 £42,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £33,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £47,600 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
365 342 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.09% 11.84% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 242 221 225
Median salary £39,057 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +14 20 £45,000 +2.27% 4
Glasgow -7 12 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Inverclyde - 9 £38,000 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 59 (77.63%) Windows
2 57 (75.00%) VMware
3 48 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 37 (48.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (48.68%) Windows Server
5 27 (35.53%) Citrix
6 26 (34.21%) Linux
7 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
8 24 (31.58%) WAN
8 24 (31.58%) NAS
8 24 (31.58%) SCCM
9 20 (26.32%) LAN
9 20 (26.32%) SQL
9 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (25.00%) HP
10 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (23.68%) Firewall
12 17 (22.37%) Finance
12 17 (22.37%) PowerShell
12 17 (22.37%) Hyper-V
13 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
14 14 (18.42%) DNS
14 14 (18.42%) Cisco
15 13 (17.11%) DHCP
15 13 (17.11%) ITIL
15 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
16 11 (14.47%) Degree
16 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
16 11 (14.47%) IIS

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 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.47%) IIS
3 6 (7.89%) Apache
3 6 (7.89%) IBM Domino
3 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.63%) Confluence
5 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.32%) nginx
6 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.95%) SaaS
3 2 (2.63%) G Suite
3 2 (2.63%) IaaS
3 2 (2.63%) Office 365
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) NAS
1 24 (31.58%) WAN
2 20 (26.32%) LAN
3 18 (23.68%) Firewall
4 14 (18.42%) DNS
5 13 (17.11%) DHCP
6 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
7 6 (7.89%) VPN
8 5 (6.58%) VoIP
8 5 (6.58%) Wireless
9 4 (5.26%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.95%) NetScaler
10 3 (3.95%) VSAN
11 2 (2.63%) Internet
12 1 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.32%) HTTP
12 1 (1.32%) LDAP
12 1 (1.32%) Software-Defined Networking
12 1 (1.32%) SSH
12 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) Informix
5 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.32%) MSDE
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.26%) Subversion
2 2 (2.63%) JIRA
2 2 (2.63%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.32%) MSI
3 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (2.63%) Back Office
3 2 (2.63%) Law
3 2 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Analyst
2 18 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Support
4 9 (11.84%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) LAMP
2 4 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.95%) EMC VNX
3 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.95%) Statistics
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) VAX
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (77.63%) Windows
2 37 (48.68%) Windows Server
3 26 (34.21%) Linux
4 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (11.84%) AIX
8 8 (10.53%) Unix
9 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (7.89%) Solaris
11 4 (5.26%) Ubuntu
12 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
13 2 (2.63%) HPUX
13 2 (2.63%) OpenVMS
14 1 (1.32%) CentOS
14 1 (1.32%) VMS
14 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.11%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) Mentoring
3 9 (11.84%) Time Management
4 6 (7.89%) Business Continuity
4 6 (7.89%) Information Security
4 6 (7.89%) Open Source
4 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.58%) Coaching
5 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.58%) Project Management
5 5 (6.58%) Service Management
6 4 (5.26%) Change Management
6 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.26%) Presales
7 3 (3.95%) Change Control
7 3 (3.95%) Network Management
7 3 (3.95%) Security Patching
7 3 (3.95%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) SQL
2 17 (22.37%) PowerShell
3 9 (11.84%) Perl
4 8 (10.53%) Python
5 5 (6.58%) Java
6 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.26%) VBScript
7 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.63%) Ruby
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) C++
9 1 (1.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Degree
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.21%) MCSE
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) CCNA
4 2 (2.63%) CCNP
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.63%) HND
4 2 (2.63%) MCITP
4 2 (2.63%) NCDA
4 2 (2.63%) NCIE
4 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.63%) VCAP
4 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 37 (48.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (22.37%) Hyper-V
4 10 (13.16%) VMware ESX
5 7 (9.21%) Terminal Server
6 6 (7.89%) vSphere
7 4 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.95%) RHEV
8 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.95%) XenApp
9 2 (2.63%) Firmware
9 2 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.63%) UAG
9 2 (2.63%) vCloud
9 2 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (2.63%) Veritas File System
9 2 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (2.63%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (31.58%) SCCM
2 7 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.21%) Puppet
2 7 (9.21%) SCOM
3 5 (6.58%) Nagios
3 5 (6.58%) SCVMM
4 4 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.95%) Ansible
5 3 (3.95%) Check_MK
5 3 (3.95%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.95%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.63%) Legato
6 2 (2.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (2.63%) vRealize
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (75.00%) VMware
2 27 (35.53%) Citrix
3 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
4 19 (25.00%) HP
5 14 (18.42%) Cisco
6 10 (13.16%) Oracle
7 9 (11.84%) Red Hat
8 8 (10.53%) Dell
8 8 (10.53%) IBM
9 6 (7.89%) EMC
9 6 (7.89%) Lotus
10 5 (6.58%) NetApp
10 5 (6.58%) Zerto
11 4 (5.26%) Brocade
11 4 (5.26%) Percona
11 4 (5.26%) Perforce
11 4 (5.26%) Riverbed
11 4 (5.26%) Sun
11 4 (5.26%) Veeam
12 3 (3.95%) F5
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