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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 81 61 41
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -20
Permanent jobs citing SAN 12 20 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.53% 2.63% 5.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 21.28% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 38
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +10.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £29,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,200 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -4.70%
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
98 94 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.52% 12.37% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 81 91 112
Average salary £46,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,580 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) VMware
3 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
4 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 15 (45.45%) Firewall
5 15 (45.45%) Internet
6 14 (42.42%) VPN
6 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
6 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (42.42%) iSCSI
7 13 (39.39%) Linux
8 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
9 11 (33.33%) MS Office
9 11 (33.33%) Sophos
10 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
10 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
11 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
12 8 (24.24%) DHCP
12 8 (24.24%) Dell
12 8 (24.24%) Avaya
12 8 (24.24%) Fortinet
12 8 (24.24%) WSUS
12 8 (24.24%) Clustering
12 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (24.24%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
12 8 (24.24%) EqualLogic
13 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
13 7 (21.21%) Performance Analysis

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) Firewall
1 15 (45.45%) Internet
2 14 (42.42%) iSCSI
2 14 (42.42%) VPN
3 8 (24.24%) DHCP
3 8 (24.24%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (21.21%) WAN
4 7 (21.21%) Wireless
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (18.18%) FCoE
5 6 (18.18%) Intranet
5 6 (18.18%) IPsec
5 6 (18.18%) SSL
6 4 (12.12%) NAS
7 3 (9.09%) DNS
8 2 (6.06%) LDAP
9 1 (3.03%) LAN
9 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.03%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Administrator
1 11 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (30.30%) Support Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) IT Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) IT Support
3 8 (24.24%) IT Support Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Administrator
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Security Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) NAS Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) NetApp Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) SAN Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
1 1 (3.03%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Clustering
1 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
1 8 (24.24%) EqualLogic
2 4 (12.12%) Hedge funds
3 3 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) BBC
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (39.39%) Linux
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 4 (12.12%) Unix
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.03%) CentOS
9 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Network Management
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) CCNA
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.09%) MCDST
1 3 (9.09%) MCSE
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) NFS
4 2 (6.06%) Samba
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) WSUS
2 6 (18.18%) SELinux
3 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
4 4 (12.12%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) Sophos
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) Avaya
4 8 (24.24%) Dell
4 8 (24.24%) Fortinet
5 7 (21.21%) Apple
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco
5 7 (21.21%) Citrix
6 5 (15.15%) NetApp
7 4 (12.12%) CommVault
7 4 (12.12%) Symantec
8 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.03%) Aruba
9 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.03%) HP
9 1 (3.03%) IBM
9 1 (3.03%) Meru Networks
9 1 (3.03%) Sun