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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 68 58 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -26
Permanent jobs citing SAN 12 25 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.59% 2.78% 6.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 30.49% 36.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 57
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £28,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
140 82 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 18.49% 9.11% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 116 75 158
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Oxford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 24 (72.73%) VMware
2 23 (69.70%) Windows
3 22 (66.67%) Linux
4 16 (48.48%) Red Hat
4 16 (48.48%) CentOS
5 14 (42.42%) Cisco
6 11 (33.33%) Python
6 11 (33.33%) Solaris
6 11 (33.33%) Perl
6 11 (33.33%) Ruby
7 10 (30.30%) Open Source
7 10 (30.30%) Puppet
8 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
8 9 (27.27%) Windows Phone
8 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (27.27%) Android
8 9 (27.27%) iPhone
8 9 (27.27%) Juniper
8 9 (27.27%) LAMP
8 9 (27.27%) Debian
8 9 (27.27%) Blackberry
9 7 (21.21%) Apache
10 6 (18.18%) Citrix
10 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 5 (15.15%) Advertising
11 5 (15.15%) Migration
11 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
11 5 (15.15%) Lync
12 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (21.21%) Apache
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) Lync
3 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) NAS
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) Unicast
4 1 (3.03%) OSPF
4 1 (3.03%) BGP
4 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.03%) IPsec
4 1 (3.03%) WPA
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.03%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Redmine
General
1 5 (15.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Systems Administrator
1 14 (42.42%) Administrator
2 10 (30.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (30.30%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) IT Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Technical Support
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Open Source
2 9 (27.27%) iPhone
2 9 (27.27%) Blackberry
3 4 (12.12%) PMI
4 2 (6.06%) Statistics
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Linux
3 16 (48.48%) CentOS
4 11 (33.33%) Solaris
5 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Phone
5 9 (27.27%) Android
5 9 (27.27%) Debian
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL
2 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.03%) Project Management
3 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.03%) ERP
3 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.03%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (3.03%) DevOps
3 1 (3.03%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Python
1 11 (33.33%) Perl
1 11 (33.33%) Ruby
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) MCP
1 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CCA
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CCEA
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.03%) CCAA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) Firmware
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.03%) Xen
6 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Zenoss
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) SELinux
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) VMware
2 16 (48.48%) Red Hat
3 14 (42.42%) Cisco
4 9 (27.27%) Juniper
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.06%) Veeam
8 1 (3.03%) Sophos
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) CommVault
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp