Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 161 121
Rank change year-on-year -30 -40 +2
Permanent jobs citing SAN 37 70 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.73% 1.27% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 9.72% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 54 53
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.96% -3.21% -8.24%
10th Percentile £32,325 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,300 £53,750 £52,450
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +1.14% -2.22%

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 530 720 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.39% 13.03% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 347 479 428
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £56,250
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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Edinburgh -12 23 £40,000 -3.61% 4
Glasgow +9 8 £40,000 +21.21% 6
South Lanarkshire - 3 - -
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 (67.57%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) VMware
3 21 (56.76%) Windows
3 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (37.84%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (37.84%) Finance
5 13 (35.14%) Unix
6 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
6 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
6 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (29.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
9 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (24.32%) Perl
9 9 (24.32%) Apache
9 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
9 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
10 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
10 8 (21.62%) Python
10 8 (21.62%) Firewall
10 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (21.62%) Office 365
10 8 (21.62%) Problem Management
11 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
11 7 (18.92%) vSphere
11 7 (18.92%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (18.92%) SQL

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 9 (24.32%) Apache
1 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) JBoss
2 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.11%) Confluence
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.70%) WildFly
5 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.62%) Office 365
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (8.11%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
2 8 (21.62%) Firewall
3 7 (18.92%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (16.22%) DNS
5 4 (10.81%) DHCP
6 3 (8.11%) VPN
7 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
7 2 (5.41%) LAN
7 2 (5.41%) NAS
7 2 (5.41%) SSL
7 2 (5.41%) VSAN
7 2 (5.41%) WAN
7 2 (5.41%) Wireless
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.70%) Internet
8 1 (2.70%) Network Security
8 1 (2.70%) SMTP
8 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.70%) Hudson
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Administrator
3 7 (18.92%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (13.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
6 4 (10.81%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
1 3 (8.11%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) REST
2 2 (5.41%) SOAP
2 2 (5.41%) SPNEGO
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) LDAP
3 1 (2.70%) WAP
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.51%) Clustering
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Linux
2 21 (56.76%) Windows
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (35.14%) Unix
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.41%) VMS
10 1 (2.70%) AIX
10 1 (2.70%) CentOS
10 1 (2.70%) Solaris
10 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (29.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (21.62%) Problem Management
4 6 (16.22%) Server Management
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (10.81%) DevOps
5 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.81%) Task Automation
5 4 (10.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.11%) Coaching
6 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.11%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (8.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security
6 3 (8.11%) Kanban
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Perl
2 8 (21.62%) Python
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) C-shell
6 1 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) Korn
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCITP
3 2 (5.41%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ACSA
4 1 (2.70%) CCENT
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) MCSD
4 1 (2.70%) MCTS
4 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.70%) VCAP
4 1 (2.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 7 (18.92%) vSphere
5 6 (16.22%) NFS
6 5 (13.51%) Firmware
7 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.41%) VMware NSX
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) vMotion
2 5 (13.51%) vCenter Server
3 4 (10.81%) SCCM
4 3 (8.11%) PowerCLI
5 2 (5.41%) Ansible
5 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.41%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.41%) Puppet
5 2 (5.41%) vRealize
5 2 (5.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) VMware
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) Dell
5 6 (16.22%) HP
6 5 (13.51%) Veritas
7 4 (10.81%) Fiserv
7 4 (10.81%) IBM
8 3 (8.11%) EMC
8 3 (8.11%) NetApp
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle
9 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.41%) Citrix
9 2 (5.41%) Veeam
10 1 (2.70%) Apple
10 1 (2.70%) Juniper
10 1 (2.70%) Meru Networks
10 1 (2.70%) Sun
10 1 (2.70%) Symantec