Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 144 121
Rank change year-on-year -33 -23 +12
Permanent jobs citing SAN 56 79 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.02% 1.48% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.27% 12.58% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 45 49 70
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,700 £23,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £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 677 628 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.35% 11.78% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 451 423 401
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,800 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,000
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -4 25 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Edinburgh -21 19 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Stirling - 11 £27,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 35 (62.50%) VMware
3 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
4 21 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 20 (35.71%) HP
6 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
6 19 (33.93%) Linux
7 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (26.79%) DHCP
8 15 (26.79%) DNS
9 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (23.21%) Unix
11 12 (21.43%) Red Hat
12 11 (19.64%) Cisco
12 11 (19.64%) IBM
12 11 (19.64%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (19.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 10 (17.86%) Oracle
13 10 (17.86%) Firewall
14 9 (16.07%) Finance
14 9 (16.07%) NFS
14 9 (16.07%) SCCM
15 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
15 8 (14.29%) vSphere
15 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
15 8 (14.29%) ITIL
15 8 (14.29%) 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 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.93%) IaaS
2 5 (8.93%) Office 365
3 4 (7.14%) PaaS
3 4 (7.14%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) DHCP
1 15 (26.79%) DNS
2 10 (17.86%) Firewall
3 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (10.71%) LAN
5 5 (8.93%) iSCSI
5 5 (8.93%) WAN
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.14%) Network Security
6 4 (7.14%) VoIP
7 3 (5.36%) Intranet
7 3 (5.36%) NAS
8 2 (3.57%) VPN
8 2 (3.57%) VSAN
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.79%) ISDN
9 1 (1.79%) SMS
9 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) PowerCenter
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (17.86%) IT Support
2 5 (8.93%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (8.93%) Consultant
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Support
2 5 (8.93%) IT Engineer
2 5 (8.93%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Support Engineer
3 4 (7.14%) Analyst
3 4 (7.14%) Architect
3 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.36%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (5.36%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) Fintech
6 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) PMI
6 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 19 (33.93%) Linux
4 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (23.21%) Unix
7 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (12.50%) AIX
9 6 (10.71%) Solaris
10 5 (8.93%) Windows 10
11 4 (7.14%) HPUX
12 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
13 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
13 2 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (14.29%) ITIL
3 7 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
5 5 (8.93%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.14%) Application Discovery
6 4 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (7.14%) DevOps
6 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.14%) Proactive Management
6 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 4 (7.14%) Server Management
6 4 (7.14%) Service Management
6 4 (7.14%) SIEM
7 3 (5.36%) Change Control
7 3 (5.36%) High Availability
7 3 (5.36%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (1.79%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) CCNA
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) CCNP
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) GDPR
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.64%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (16.07%) NFS
5 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 8 (14.29%) vSphere
6 5 (8.93%) Firmware
7 3 (5.36%) VMware NSX
8 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) SCCM
2 5 (8.93%) Ansible
2 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.93%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) SCOM
2 5 (8.93%) vCenter Server
2 5 (8.93%) vMotion
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (5.36%) PowerCLI
3 3 (5.36%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.57%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.79%) vRealize
5 1 (1.79%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 35 (62.50%) VMware
2 20 (35.71%) HP
3 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 11 (19.64%) Cisco
5 11 (19.64%) IBM
6 10 (17.86%) Oracle
7 8 (14.29%) NetApp
8 7 (12.50%) Dell
8 7 (12.50%) EMC
9 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
10 4 (7.14%) Citrix
10 4 (7.14%) F5
10 4 (7.14%) Palo Alto
10 4 (7.14%) Sybase
11 3 (5.36%) Meraki
11 3 (5.36%) Xero
12 2 (3.57%) MobileIron
12 2 (3.57%) Symantec
12 2 (3.57%) TOWER Software