Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 130 138
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 +26
Permanent jobs citing SAN 92 91 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.65% 1.76% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.11% 12.64% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 64 73 59
Scotland median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% -5.88% +8.28%
10th Percentile £25,600 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £64,000 £51,800
UK median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

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 702 720 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.56% 13.94% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 465 465 466
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,100 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +20 52 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Glasgow -40 15 £40,000 - 1
Fife +9 6 £40,000 +17.65%
Inverclyde +4 5 £37,500 -
Highlands - 5 £23,000 -
Dundee - 4 £35,000 -
Lanarkshire - 2 £32,750 -
Aberdeen -4 1 £21,500 -53.76%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 63 (68.48%) VMware
2 59 (64.13%) Windows
3 51 (55.43%) Windows Server
4 50 (54.35%) Active Directory
5 32 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (30.43%) Data Centre
7 28 (30.43%) MS Exchange
7 28 (30.43%) ITIL
8 26 (28.26%) EMC
9 25 (27.17%) Linux
9 25 (27.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (25.00%) Finance
11 22 (23.91%) Service Delivery
11 22 (23.91%) Firewall
11 22 (23.91%) MCSE
11 22 (23.91%) Citrix
11 22 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (23.91%) VMware ESXi
11 22 (23.91%) PowerShell
12 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
13 18 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (19.57%) SCOM
14 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (18.48%) SCCM
14 17 (18.48%) Cisco
14 17 (18.48%) Lotus
14 17 (18.48%) IBM Domino
15 16 (17.39%) SQL
16 15 (16.30%) LAN

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 28 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 25 (27.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (18.48%) IBM Domino
4 13 (14.13%) Skype for Business
5 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (6.52%) IIS
6 2 (2.17%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.09%) Apache
7 1 (1.09%) JBoss
7 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Mimecast
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.26%) IaaS
4 3 (3.26%) SaaS
5 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.17%) Office 365
6 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.91%) Firewall
2 15 (16.30%) LAN
3 13 (14.13%) Skype
3 13 (14.13%) Unified Communications
4 12 (13.04%) DHCP
4 12 (13.04%) DNS
5 11 (11.96%) NAS
5 11 (11.96%) WAN
6 9 (9.78%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.52%) VPN
8 4 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (4.35%) VLAN
9 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.17%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.17%) Network Security
9 2 (2.17%) VoIP
10 1 (1.09%) PBX
10 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.09%) GCC
2 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.09%) Maven
2 1 (1.09%) MSI
2 1 (1.09%) NuGet
2 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Billing
3 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Games
4 1 (1.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (23.91%) Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) IT Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) Consultant
4 9 (9.78%) Linux Consultant
4 9 (9.78%) Unix Consultant
5 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Administrator
6 7 (7.61%) Field Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Field Service Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Support Manager
6 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Project Support Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Support Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.13%) EMC VNX
3 12 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 12 (13.04%) Clustering
3 12 (13.04%) Virtual Team
4 9 (9.78%) Replication
5 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.43%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (64.13%) Windows
2 51 (55.43%) Windows Server
3 32 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (27.17%) Linux
5 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (13.04%) AIX
8 11 (11.96%) Unix
9 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (7.61%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) ITIL
2 22 (23.91%) Service Delivery
3 18 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 12 (13.04%) ITIL V3
5 12 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
6 11 (11.96%) High Availability
7 10 (10.87%) Load Balancing
8 9 (9.78%) Identity Management
8 9 (9.78%) Programme Delivery
8 9 (9.78%) Runbook
9 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.61%) Coaching
11 6 (6.52%) BCP
12 5 (5.43%) Business Continuity
13 4 (4.35%) Change Control
13 4 (4.35%) ITSM
13 4 (4.35%) Service Management
14 3 (3.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.91%) PowerShell
2 16 (17.39%) SQL
3 12 (13.04%) Perl
4 10 (10.87%) Python
5 9 (9.78%) C
5 9 (9.78%) PHP
6 6 (6.52%) Java
7 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.09%) C#
7 1 (1.09%) Ruby
7 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.09%) VB
7 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (23.91%) MCSE
1 22 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.04%) MCSA
3 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.35%) Degree
6 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.17%) CCNA
7 2 (2.17%) MBA
7 2 (2.17%) MCP
8 1 (1.09%) CCNP
8 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 30 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (23.91%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (14.13%) Hyper-V
5 9 (9.78%) RHEV
6 5 (5.43%) Terminal Server
6 5 (5.43%) Xen
7 4 (4.35%) vSphere
8 2 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.09%) KVM
9 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.09%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (19.57%) SCOM
2 17 (18.48%) SCCM
3 13 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (13.04%) Puppet
4 12 (13.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 9 (9.78%) Control-M
5 9 (9.78%) Rundeck
5 9 (9.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Nagios
7 2 (2.17%) Ansible
7 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.17%) yum
8 1 (1.09%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.09%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.09%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (68.48%) VMware
2 26 (28.26%) EMC
3 22 (23.91%) Citrix
4 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
5 17 (18.48%) Cisco
5 17 (18.48%) Lotus
6 14 (15.22%) Symantec
7 13 (14.13%) Red Hat
8 12 (13.04%) ServiceNow
9 8 (8.70%) F5
9 8 (8.70%) Splunk
10 6 (6.52%) IBM
11 4 (4.35%) HP
12 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.26%) Dell
12 3 (3.26%) Oracle
13 2 (2.17%) Brocade
13 2 (2.17%) NetApp
14 1 (1.09%) Riverbed
14 1 (1.09%) Veritas