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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 108 108
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 36 56 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.34% 1.96% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.20% 18.01% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 28
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 295 311 403
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 10.96% 10.88% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 201 176 270
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 -6 18 £42,750 -36.66% 1
Glasgow -6 10 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Inverclyde - 2 £38,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £28,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire -2 1 £33,000 +1.53%
Dundee - 1 £32,500 -
Fife - 1 - -
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 44 (66.67%) Windows
2 42 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 42 (63.64%) VMware
3 41 (62.12%) Windows Server
4 29 (43.94%) Linux
5 26 (39.39%) NAS
6 25 (37.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (37.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (34.85%) Puppet
7 23 (34.85%) Python
7 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
7 23 (34.85%) Data Centre
8 22 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 21 (31.82%) WAN
9 21 (31.82%) Citrix
10 20 (30.30%) Cisco
10 20 (30.30%) Finance
10 20 (30.30%) PowerShell
11 19 (28.79%) ITIL
12 17 (25.76%) IIS
12 17 (25.76%) Perl
12 17 (25.76%) Firewall
12 17 (25.76%) SCCM
13 15 (22.73%) Apache
13 15 (22.73%) Tomcat
13 15 (22.73%) Red Hat
13 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (21.21%) EMC
14 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange

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 17 (25.76%) IIS
2 15 (22.73%) Apache
2 15 (22.73%) Tomcat
3 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
4 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (10.61%) IBM Domino
6 4 (6.06%) JBoss
7 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
8 2 (3.03%) Confluence
9 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.61%) SaaS
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.03%) IaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.52%) Office 365
5 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (39.39%) NAS
2 21 (31.82%) WAN
3 17 (25.76%) Firewall
4 11 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 11 (16.67%) LAN
5 10 (15.15%) DHCP
5 10 (15.15%) DNS
5 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (9.09%) VPN
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (4.55%) VLAN
8 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.03%) Skype
8 2 (3.03%) VoIP
9 1 (1.52%) 2.5G
9 1 (1.52%) DWDM
9 1 (1.52%) PBX
9 1 (1.52%) SDH
9 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) MySQL
2 9 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.52%) MSDE
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) Subversion
3 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.58%) MSI
4 4 (6.06%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.06%) GCC
4 4 (6.06%) Maven
4 4 (6.06%) NuGet
4 4 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.52%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Games
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Analyst
1 13 (19.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Consultant
3 9 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Linux Consultant
4 7 (10.61%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Unix Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) LAMP
1 9 (13.64%) Web Services
2 4 (6.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.64%) Clustering
3 8 (12.12%) Replication
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) PKI
5 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.52%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (66.67%) Windows
2 41 (62.12%) Windows Server
3 29 (43.94%) Linux
4 25 (37.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (19.70%) AIX
6 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (16.67%) Unix
8 9 (13.64%) Ubuntu
9 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.03%) Solaris
10 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.52%) CentOS
11 1 (1.52%) HPUX
11 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.52%) SUSE
11 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 19 (28.79%) ITIL
3 14 (21.21%) High Availability
4 12 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (12.12%) Identity Management
5 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
5 8 (12.12%) Programme Delivery
5 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 7 (10.61%) Open Source
6 7 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 6 (9.09%) Time Management
8 5 (7.58%) DevOps
8 5 (7.58%) Line Management
8 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (7.58%) Service Management
9 4 (6.06%) BCP
9 4 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.85%) Python
2 20 (30.30%) PowerShell
3 17 (25.76%) Perl
4 14 (21.21%) SQL
5 13 (19.70%) Bash Shell
6 10 (15.15%) C
7 8 (12.12%) PHP
8 5 (7.58%) Java
8 5 (7.58%) VBScript
9 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) HND
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.52%) CCNP
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.52%) MBA
4 1 (1.52%) MCITP
4 1 (1.52%) MCSA
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 42 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 25 (37.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 10 (15.15%) RHEV
4 9 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (12.12%) Terminal Server
6 7 (10.61%) vSphere
7 6 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (3.03%) Firmware
9 1 (1.52%) KVM
9 1 (1.52%) XenApp
9 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (34.85%) Puppet
2 22 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (25.76%) SCCM
4 12 (18.18%) Nagios
5 8 (12.12%) Control-M
5 8 (12.12%) Rundeck
5 8 (12.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (10.61%) Check_MK
7 6 (9.09%) Ansible
8 4 (6.06%) Capistrano
8 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (6.06%) PowerCLI
8 4 (6.06%) SCOM
8 4 (6.06%) yum
9 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
9 3 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (3.03%) vCenter Server
11 1 (1.52%) EMC Navisphere
11 1 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (63.64%) VMware
2 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
3 21 (31.82%) Citrix
4 20 (30.30%) Cisco
5 15 (22.73%) Red Hat
6 14 (21.21%) EMC
7 10 (15.15%) F5
7 10 (15.15%) IBM
7 10 (15.15%) Perforce
8 9 (13.64%) Brocade
8 9 (13.64%) Percona
8 9 (13.64%) Riverbed
9 8 (12.12%) HP
10 7 (10.61%) Lotus
10 7 (10.61%) Palo Alto
11 6 (9.09%) Dell
12 5 (7.58%) Splunk
13 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
13 4 (6.06%) Symantec
14 3 (4.55%) Oracle
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