Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 132 127
Rank change year-on-year -57 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing SAN 38 92 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.71% 1.66% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.02% 13.47% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29 65 68
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,450 £23,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,135 £53,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 631 683 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.75% 12.29% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 414 465 392
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,669 £24,275
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Scotland

SAN
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN in Scotland.

Salary trend for SAN in Scotland

SAN
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SAN 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 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -3 16 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Edinburgh -37 14 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Stirling - 4 £27,500 -
North Lanarkshire +4 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SAN.

1 25 (65.79%) VMware
2 24 (63.16%) Windows
3 20 (52.63%) Linux
4 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 11 (28.95%) Red Hat
6 11 (28.95%) Finance
6 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.68%) HP
8 9 (23.68%) Dell
8 9 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
9 8 (21.05%) DNS
9 8 (21.05%) Unix
9 8 (21.05%) Apache
10 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.42%) NFS
10 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
10 7 (18.42%) Cisco
10 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (18.42%) vMotion
10 7 (18.42%) Office 365
10 7 (18.42%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (15.79%) vSphere

SAN
Co-occurring 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 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.89%) JBoss
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.63%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) DNS
2 7 (18.42%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.79%) DHCP
3 6 (15.79%) Firewall
4 4 (10.53%) LAN
4 4 (10.53%) VoIP
4 4 (10.53%) WAN
5 3 (7.89%) Intranet
6 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
6 2 (5.26%) NAS
6 2 (5.26%) SSL
6 2 (5.26%) VPN
6 2 (5.26%) VSAN
6 2 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.63%) Internet
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) SMTP
7 1 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Administrator
2 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 4 (10.53%) IT Support
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Audio Visual Technician
4 2 (5.26%) Designer
4 2 (5.26%) Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Support
4 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
1 3 (7.89%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (5.26%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) REST
2 2 (5.26%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) SPNEGO
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.89%) Clustering
5 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Linux
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (21.05%) Unix
6 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
7 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
8 3 (7.89%) AIX
8 3 (7.89%) Solaris
9 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
9 2 (5.26%) VMS
10 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
3 5 (13.16%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (13.16%) Server Management
4 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.53%) Proactive Management
4 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Software Licensing
5 3 (7.89%) Task Automation
6 2 (5.26%) Change Control
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (5.26%) High Availability
6 2 (5.26%) SDLC
6 2 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (5.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.53%) Perl
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) Python
3 3 (7.89%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) C-shell
5 1 (2.63%) Korn
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) MCSE
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.26%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.63%) ACSA
5 1 (2.63%) CCENT
5 1 (2.63%) CCNP
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
5 1 (2.63%) MCSD
5 1 (2.63%) MCTS
5 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.63%) VCAP
5 1 (2.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 9 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (18.42%) NFS
5 6 (15.79%) Firmware
5 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 6 (15.79%) vSphere
6 3 (7.89%) VMware NSX
7 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) vMotion
2 6 (15.79%) vCenter Server
3 4 (10.53%) SCCM
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (7.89%) PowerCLI
4 3 (7.89%) SCDPM
5 2 (5.26%) Ansible
5 2 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.26%) Puppet
6 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.63%) SCOM
6 1 (2.63%) vRealize
6 1 (2.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) VMware
2 11 (28.95%) Red Hat
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) Dell
4 9 (23.68%) HP
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco
6 5 (13.16%) Citrix
6 5 (13.16%) IBM
7 4 (10.53%) EMC
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle
7 4 (10.53%) Veritas
8 3 (7.89%) Meraki
8 3 (7.89%) Symantec
8 3 (7.89%) Xero
9 2 (5.26%) NetApp
9 2 (5.26%) TOWER Software
9 2 (5.26%) Veeam
10 1 (2.63%) Hitachi
10 1 (2.63%) Juniper
10 1 (2.63%) Sophos