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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 85 116
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +31
Permanent jobs citing SAN 34 72 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 2.43% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.45% 19.83% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22 43 26
Median salary £39,750 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,750 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £47,900 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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
273 363 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.18% 12.25% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 184 226 217
Median salary £40,561 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.56% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,550 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +3 17 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Inverclyde - 9 £38,000 -
Glasgow -14 6 £37,000 -3.89% 6
North Lanarkshire - 2 £35,250 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 49 (73.13%) Windows
2 48 (71.64%) VMware
3 46 (68.66%) Active Directory
4 38 (56.72%) Windows Server
5 28 (41.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (41.79%) NAS
6 27 (40.30%) Citrix
7 24 (35.82%) WAN
8 23 (34.33%) SCCM
9 19 (28.36%) Linux
10 18 (26.87%) PowerShell
10 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (25.37%) LAN
12 16 (23.88%) MS Exchange
12 16 (23.88%) Finance
13 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
13 14 (20.90%) Python
13 14 (20.90%) Degree
14 13 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (19.40%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (19.40%) Puppet
14 13 (19.40%) IIS
14 13 (19.40%) ITIL
14 13 (19.40%) Firewall
15 12 (17.91%) SQL
15 12 (17.91%) Apache
15 12 (17.91%) Tomcat
15 12 (17.91%) Cisco
15 12 (17.91%) Hyper-V

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 16 (23.88%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.40%) IIS
3 12 (17.91%) Apache
3 12 (17.91%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.45%) IBM Domino
5 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.48%) Confluence
6 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.99%) JBoss
7 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.97%) SaaS
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.99%) G Suite
3 2 (2.99%) IaaS
3 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.79%) NAS
2 24 (35.82%) WAN
3 17 (25.37%) LAN
4 13 (19.40%) Firewall
5 8 (11.94%) DHCP
5 8 (11.94%) DNS
5 8 (11.94%) iSCSI
6 7 (10.45%) VPN
7 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.48%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.48%) VSAN
9 1 (1.49%) Internet
9 1 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) MySQL
1 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) MSDE
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.96%) Subversion
3 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.48%) JIRA
3 3 (4.48%) MSI
4 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.99%) GCC
4 2 (2.99%) Maven
4 2 (2.99%) NuGet
4 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.99%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Analyst
1 18 (26.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Administrator
7 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (7.46%) IT Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) LAMP
1 7 (10.45%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (73.13%) Windows
2 38 (56.72%) Windows Server
3 19 (28.36%) Linux
4 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.45%) AIX
7 7 (10.45%) Ubuntu
7 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.46%) Unix
9 4 (5.97%) Solaris
10 2 (2.99%) HPUX
10 2 (2.99%) OpenVMS
10 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.49%) VMS
11 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) ITIL
2 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
2 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
3 10 (14.93%) Time Management
4 7 (10.45%) Open Source
5 6 (8.96%) Business Continuity
5 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 6 (8.96%) Service Management
6 5 (7.46%) Change Management
6 5 (7.46%) Coaching
6 5 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.97%) DevOps
7 4 (5.97%) High Availability
7 4 (5.97%) Information Security
7 4 (5.97%) Project Management
8 3 (4.48%) Change Control
8 3 (4.48%) Network Management
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) PowerShell
2 14 (20.90%) Python
3 12 (17.91%) SQL
4 11 (16.42%) Perl
5 9 (13.43%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.96%) Java
7 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.48%) VBScript
8 2 (2.99%) C
8 2 (2.99%) C++
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Degree
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.45%) MCSE
4 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) CCNA
5 2 (2.99%) CCNP
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.99%) HND
5 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.99%) MCITP
5 2 (2.99%) NCDA
5 2 (2.99%) NCIE
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.99%) VCAP
5 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (68.66%) Active Directory
2 28 (41.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.91%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.43%) VMware ESX
5 8 (11.94%) Terminal Server
6 7 (10.45%) vSphere
7 5 (7.46%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (4.48%) RHEV
10 2 (2.99%) Firmware
10 2 (2.99%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.99%) UAG
10 2 (2.99%) vCloud
10 2 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (2.99%) Veritas File System
10 2 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (2.99%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.99%) XenApp
11 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (34.33%) SCCM
2 13 (19.40%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (19.40%) Puppet
3 7 (10.45%) Nagios
4 6 (8.96%) Ansible
4 6 (8.96%) SCOM
5 5 (7.46%) Check_MK
5 5 (7.46%) NetBackup
5 5 (7.46%) SCVMM
6 3 (4.48%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.99%) Capistrano
7 2 (2.99%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.99%) PowerCLI
7 2 (2.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (2.99%) vRealize
7 2 (2.99%) yum
8 1 (1.49%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 48 (71.64%) VMware
2 27 (40.30%) Citrix
3 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
4 12 (17.91%) Cisco
5 11 (16.42%) HP
6 8 (11.94%) Perforce
7 7 (10.45%) Brocade
7 7 (10.45%) Dell
7 7 (10.45%) Lotus
7 7 (10.45%) Oracle
7 7 (10.45%) Percona
7 7 (10.45%) Riverbed
8 6 (8.96%) IBM
8 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
9 5 (7.46%) NetApp
9 5 (7.46%) Palo Alto
10 4 (5.97%) F5
10 4 (5.97%) Veeam
11 3 (4.48%) Atlassian
11 3 (4.48%) Veritas
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