The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 64 71 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -36
Permanent jobs citing SAN 19 5 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.42% 0.68% 5.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.59% 6.02% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 48
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
SAN
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 83 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.76% 11.35% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 84 67 136
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SAN
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Oxford region.

SAN Salary Trend in Oxford

SAN
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 26 (92.86%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) Cisco
3 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (50.00%) Windows
4 14 (50.00%) Firewall
5 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 11 (39.29%) Linux
6 11 (39.29%) DNS
7 10 (35.71%) VPN
7 10 (35.71%) DHCP
7 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 10 (35.71%) Citrix
7 10 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
8 9 (32.14%) WAN
9 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
10 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 7 (25.00%) iSCSI
10 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (21.43%) Ruby
11 6 (21.43%) IPsec
11 6 (21.43%) VMware ESX

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.14%) Lync
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.57%) JBoss
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.57%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) DNS
3 10 (35.71%) DHCP
3 10 (35.71%) VPN
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (32.14%) WAN
5 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (25.00%) iSCSI
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (21.43%) OSPF
7 6 (21.43%) BGP
7 6 (21.43%) IPsec
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (21.43%) FCoE
8 5 (17.86%) VLAN
8 5 (17.86%) LAN
9 4 (14.29%) Internet
10 3 (10.71%) ADSL
10 3 (10.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Redmine
2 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (3.57%) Back Office
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Consultant
2 9 (32.14%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Technical Support
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Support Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Support Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Support Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Hedge funds
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Change Management
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Service Management
7 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Open Source
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (21.43%) C
2 6 (21.43%) Perl
2 6 (21.43%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) Tcl
2 6 (21.43%) Ruby
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (21.43%) MCP
3 5 (17.86%) MCSE
3 5 (17.86%) CCNA
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.29%) MCSA
5 3 (10.71%) MCITP
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
4 6 (21.43%) VMware ESX
5 4 (14.29%) Terminal Services
6 2 (7.14%) vSphere
7 1 (3.57%) Samba
7 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
7 1 (3.57%) NFS
7 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SELinux
2 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
2 3 (10.71%) WSUS
3 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) Cisco
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 10 (35.71%) Citrix
5 6 (21.43%) CommVault
6 3 (10.71%) Veeam
6 3 (10.71%) Apple
7 2 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (7.14%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) Adobe
8 1 (3.57%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) Intel
8 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.57%) Sophos