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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 58 41 56
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing SAN 21 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.86% 5.04% 3.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.42% 32.28% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 39 39
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.25%
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
86 127 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.70% 15.60% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 84 110 184
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -17.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 January 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 17 (77.27%) Linux
4 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
4 16 (72.73%) CentOS
5 12 (54.55%) Solaris
6 11 (50.00%) Perl
6 11 (50.00%) Python
6 11 (50.00%) Ruby
6 11 (50.00%) Puppet
7 10 (45.45%) Open Source
7 10 (45.45%) Windows Phone
7 10 (45.45%) Android
7 10 (45.45%) iPhone
7 10 (45.45%) Ubuntu
7 10 (45.45%) LAMP
7 10 (45.45%) Debian
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco
7 10 (45.45%) Juniper
7 10 (45.45%) Blackberry
8 6 (27.27%) Apache
8 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (22.73%) Advertising
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
10 4 (18.18%) PMI
10 4 (18.18%) PMI Certification
10 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
10 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
10 4 (18.18%) NAS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) Lync
3 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) NAS
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 11 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (45.45%) Administrator
2 10 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) IT Support
7 1 (4.55%) Server Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Server Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Blackberry
1 10 (45.45%) iPhone
1 10 (45.45%) Open Source
2 4 (18.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Linux
3 16 (72.73%) CentOS
4 12 (54.55%) Solaris
5 10 (45.45%) Debian
5 10 (45.45%) Ubuntu
5 10 (45.45%) Android
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Phone
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) ERP
2 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) Change Management
2 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (4.55%) DevOps
2 1 (4.55%) Line Management
2 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Perl
1 11 (50.00%) Python
1 11 (50.00%) Ruby
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) CCAA
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) CCA
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCEA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.55%) Xen
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Zenoss
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 10 (45.45%) Juniper
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) SAP