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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK / Scotland
Rank 109 86 119
Rank change year-on-year -23 +33  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 30 69 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.32% 2.38% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.41% 19.49% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 17
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - -1.23%  

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 263 354 360
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.56% 12.20% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 169 212 211
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £55,000 £57,850
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 22 March 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 22 March 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 -2 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Glasgow -12 10 £42,000 +9.09% 1
Inverclyde - 7 £38,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £35,250 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 50 (76.92%) Windows
1 50 (76.92%) VMware
2 45 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 42 (64.62%) Windows Server
4 31 (47.69%) NAS
5 27 (41.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (41.54%) Citrix
6 26 (40.00%) WAN
7 25 (38.46%) SCCM
8 20 (30.77%) PowerShell
9 17 (26.15%) LAN
9 17 (26.15%) Cisco
9 17 (26.15%) Linux
9 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (24.62%) MS Exchange
10 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
11 15 (23.08%) Python
11 15 (23.08%) IIS
11 15 (23.08%) Firewall
11 15 (23.08%) Finance
11 15 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (21.54%) Hyper-V
12 14 (21.54%) Degree
12 14 (21.54%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (21.54%) Puppet
12 14 (21.54%) ITIL
12 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
13 13 (20.00%) Apache
13 13 (20.00%) Tomcat

SAN
Top Related 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 16 (24.62%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.08%) IIS
3 13 (20.00%) Apache
3 13 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (12.31%) IBM Domino
5 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.62%) Confluence
7 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.08%) JBoss
7 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.54%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) SaaS
3 2 (3.08%) G Suite
3 2 (3.08%) IaaS
3 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (47.69%) NAS
2 26 (40.00%) WAN
3 17 (26.15%) LAN
4 15 (23.08%) Firewall
5 10 (15.38%) iSCSI
6 9 (13.85%) DHCP
6 9 (13.85%) DNS
7 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
7 6 (9.23%) VPN
8 3 (4.62%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.62%) VSAN
9 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.54%) Internet
9 1 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) MySQL
1 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) MSDE
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.77%) Subversion
3 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.62%) JIRA
3 3 (4.62%) MSI
4 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.08%) GCC
4 2 (3.08%) Maven
4 2 (3.08%) NuGet
4 2 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.54%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Games
3 1 (1.54%) Back Office
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (27.69%) Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (10.77%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) IT Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) LAMP
1 9 (13.85%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) PKI
4 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (76.92%) Windows
2 42 (64.62%) Windows Server
3 17 (26.15%) Linux
3 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (13.85%) Ubuntu
7 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (9.23%) AIX
9 4 (6.15%) Unix
10 2 (3.08%) Solaris
10 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.54%) HPUX
11 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) ITIL
2 12 (18.46%) Configuration Management
3 10 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 10 (15.38%) Time Management
4 9 (13.85%) Open Source
5 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 6 (9.23%) Business Continuity
6 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.23%) Service Management
7 5 (7.69%) Change Management
7 5 (7.69%) Coaching
7 5 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.15%) Change Control
8 4 (6.15%) Information Security
9 3 (4.62%) High Availability
9 3 (4.62%) Network Management
9 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.62%) Statistics
9 3 (4.62%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 15 (23.08%) Python
3 11 (16.92%) Bash Shell
3 11 (16.92%) SQL
4 8 (12.31%) Perl
5 5 (7.69%) Java
6 3 (4.62%) VBScript
7 2 (3.08%) Ruby
8 1 (1.54%) C
8 1 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Degree
2 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.77%) MCSE
4 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.62%) MCITP
4 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.08%) CCNA
5 2 (3.08%) CCNP
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.08%) HND
5 2 (3.08%) NCDA
5 2 (3.08%) NCIE
5 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.08%) VCAP
6 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 27 (41.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.54%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.85%) Terminal Server
4 9 (13.85%) VMware ESX
5 7 (10.77%) vSphere
6 6 (9.23%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.62%) RHEV
9 2 (3.08%) Firmware
9 2 (3.08%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (3.08%) UAG
9 2 (3.08%) vCloud
9 2 (3.08%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.54%) XenApp
10 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (38.46%) SCCM
2 14 (21.54%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (21.54%) Puppet
3 9 (13.85%) Nagios
4 7 (10.77%) Check_MK
4 7 (10.77%) SCOM
5 5 (7.69%) Ansible
5 5 (7.69%) SCVMM
6 3 (4.62%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.62%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.08%) Capistrano
7 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (3.08%) PowerCLI
7 2 (3.08%) vRealize
7 2 (3.08%) yum
8 1 (1.54%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 50 (76.92%) VMware
2 27 (41.54%) Citrix
3 17 (26.15%) Cisco
4 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
5 10 (15.38%) HP
6 9 (13.85%) Brocade
6 9 (13.85%) Percona
6 9 (13.85%) Perforce
6 9 (13.85%) Riverbed
7 8 (12.31%) Lotus
8 7 (10.77%) Dell
8 7 (10.77%) IBM
8 7 (10.77%) Palo Alto
9 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
10 5 (7.69%) F5
10 5 (7.69%) NetApp
11 4 (6.15%) Veeam
12 3 (4.62%) Atlassian
12 3 (4.62%) CommVault
12 3 (4.62%) EMC
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