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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 96 101 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs citing SAN 62 51 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.20% 1.74% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.56% 13.08% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 41
Median salary £40,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
317 390 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.24% 13.30% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 172 260 305
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Edinburgh +10 30 £57,500 +35.29%
Glasgow -8 29 £40,000 -8.57% 1
West Lothian -2 2 £37,500 -46.42% 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £30,000 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 109 (81.34%) Windows
2 91 (67.91%) VMware
3 79 (58.96%) Windows Server
4 78 (58.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (58.21%) Microsoft
5 69 (51.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (47.01%) Active Directory
7 52 (38.81%) ITIL
8 47 (35.07%) DNS
9 46 (34.33%) DHCP
10 43 (32.09%) MS Excel
11 40 (29.85%) Hyper-V
12 38 (28.36%) SQL
12 38 (28.36%) SQL Server
13 36 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (25.37%) Degree
14 34 (25.37%) SCCM
15 33 (24.63%) Firewall
16 31 (23.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 31 (23.13%) Linux
16 31 (23.13%) IBM
17 30 (22.39%) SCOM
18 29 (21.64%) Oracle
19 27 (20.15%) Cisco
19 27 (20.15%) Microsoft Azure
20 26 (19.40%) Banking
21 25 (18.66%) EMC
21 25 (18.66%) Data Centre
22 24 (17.91%) vSphere
22 24 (17.91%) HP

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 21 (15.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.96%) IIS
3 8 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.24%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (32.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Markit EDM
1 12 (8.96%) MultiFonds
1 12 (8.96%) thinkFolio
2 3 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.49%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.97%) Office 365
3 5 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.99%) IaaS
5 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.75%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (35.07%) DNS
2 46 (34.33%) DHCP
3 33 (24.63%) Firewall
4 16 (11.94%) TCP/IP
5 15 (11.19%) WAN
6 13 (9.70%) LAN
7 12 (8.96%) Multicast
8 10 (7.46%) NAS
9 7 (5.22%) VPN
10 6 (4.48%) Wireless
11 4 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (2.99%) Internet
11 4 (2.99%) Network Security
11 4 (2.99%) WAAS
12 3 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.24%) IPsec
12 3 (2.24%) SSL
13 2 (1.49%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.49%) VoIP
14 1 (0.75%) FirePass
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.70%) RDBMS
2 13 (9.70%) Relational Database
3 12 (8.96%) MySQL
4 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (19.40%) Banking
2 23 (17.16%) Finance
3 13 (9.70%) Games
4 12 (8.96%) Financial Institution
4 12 (8.96%) Investment Banking
4 12 (8.96%) Private Banking
5 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (28.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (12.69%) Consultant
3 15 (11.19%) Administrator
4 14 (10.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 11 (8.21%) Architect
5 11 (8.21%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (7.46%) IT Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.22%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Backup Administrator
9 6 (4.48%) Storage Administrator
10 5 (3.73%) Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) EMC Storage Administrator
10 5 (3.73%) Storage Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Windows Specialist
11 4 (2.99%) Designer
11 4 (2.99%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 4 (2.99%) IT Consultant
11 4 (2.99%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.99%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.24%) Software Packaging
1 3 (2.24%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (2.24%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.49%) Middleware
3 1 (0.75%) COM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.66%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.45%) Public Cloud
3 12 (8.96%) Clustering
3 12 (8.96%) Grid Computing
4 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.99%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.99%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (2.24%) Informatics
6 3 (2.24%) Replication
6 3 (2.24%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.49%) LIMS
7 2 (1.49%) PKI
7 2 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.75%) EPoS
8 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 109 (81.34%) Windows
2 79 (58.96%) Windows Server
3 69 (51.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (23.13%) Linux
5 31 (23.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (11.19%) Solaris
7 14 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (8.21%) Unix
9 10 (7.46%) AIX
10 8 (5.97%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.24%) HPUX
12 2 (1.49%) CentOS
12 2 (1.49%) OpenVMS
12 2 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.75%) SUSE
13 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.81%) ITIL
2 22 (16.42%) Load Balancing
3 20 (14.93%) High Availability
4 17 (12.69%) Change Control
5 16 (11.94%) People Management
6 13 (9.70%) Change Management
7 12 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (8.96%) Electronic Trading
7 12 (8.96%) Investment Management
8 9 (6.72%) CRM
8 9 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.73%) Service Management
11 5 (3.73%) TOGAF
12 4 (2.99%) Business Continuity
12 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (2.99%) Operations Management
12 4 (2.99%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.99%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.36%) SQL
2 17 (12.69%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.72%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.48%) Perl
5 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.49%) Korn
6 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.75%) Ruby
6 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (25.37%) Degree
2 20 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (11.19%) MCSE
4 8 (5.97%) MCSA
5 6 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.24%) CCNA
7 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.24%) CISSP
7 3 (2.24%) MCP
8 2 (1.49%) CEH
8 2 (1.49%) GIAC
8 2 (1.49%) HND
8 2 (1.49%) MCTS
8 2 (1.49%) SANS
9 1 (0.75%) OCP
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.69%) SLA
2 4 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) COSHH
3 1 (0.75%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.75%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (58.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (47.01%) Active Directory
3 40 (29.85%) Hyper-V
4 24 (17.91%) vSphere
5 7 (5.22%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.73%) XenApp
7 4 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (2.99%) Veritas File System
7 4 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (2.24%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.49%) KVM
9 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.75%) Docker
10 1 (0.75%) NFS
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (25.37%) SCCM
2 30 (22.39%) SCOM
3 9 (6.72%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (6.72%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.73%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.24%) Puppet
5 3 (2.24%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.49%) QRadar
6 2 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.75%) Ansible
7 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (67.91%) VMware
2 78 (58.21%) Microsoft
3 31 (23.13%) IBM
4 29 (21.64%) Oracle
5 27 (20.15%) Cisco
6 25 (18.66%) EMC
7 24 (17.91%) HP
8 20 (14.93%) Citrix
8 20 (14.93%) Dell
9 12 (8.96%) Bloomberg
9 12 (8.96%) Calypso
9 12 (8.96%) Charles River
9 12 (8.96%) Fidessa
9 12 (8.96%) Linedata
9 12 (8.96%) Reuters
9 12 (8.96%) Sybase
10 10 (7.46%) Red Hat
11 9 (6.72%) Intel Security
12 6 (4.48%) Remedy
12 6 (4.48%) Veritas
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