The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 95 87 87
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 22 27 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.56% 1.92% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 13.30% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 33
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £32,900 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 286 203 217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 20.34% 14.41% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 268 175 179
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

SAN
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for SAN in Oxfordshire

SAN
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in Oxfordshire

SAN
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Abingdon +15 7 £32,500 -18.75%
Oxford -7 7 £30,764 -31.63%
Bicester - 4 £41,500 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 45 (83.33%) VMware
2 36 (66.67%) Windows
3 34 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 30 (55.56%) HP
6 29 (53.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (51.85%) Windows Server
8 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (38.89%) Office 365
10 20 (37.04%) Hyper-V
10 20 (37.04%) EMC
11 19 (35.19%) vSphere
11 19 (35.19%) EMC VNX
12 18 (33.33%) Data Centre
12 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (29.63%) MCSE
14 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
14 15 (27.78%) Citrix
15 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (24.07%) Server Patching
16 13 (24.07%) Terminal Services
16 13 (24.07%) Replication
16 13 (24.07%) Veeam
16 13 (24.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
17 12 (22.22%) Firewall
18 9 (16.67%) SCCM
19 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
19 8 (14.81%) NAS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.89%) Office 365
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) Firewall
2 8 (14.81%) NAS
2 8 (14.81%) WAN
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 6 (11.11%) LAN
4 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.41%) DHCP
5 4 (7.41%) DNS
5 4 (7.41%) Skype
5 4 (7.41%) VPN
6 3 (5.56%) VLAN
6 3 (5.56%) Wireless
7 2 (3.70%) VoIP
8 1 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (42.59%) Infrastructure Support
3 19 (35.19%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 19 (35.19%) Support Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) IT Support
5 7 (12.96%) Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) IT Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
8 4 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) IT Support Specialist
8 4 (7.41%) Project Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (7.41%) Senior IT Support
8 4 (7.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) EMC VNX
2 18 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 13 (24.07%) Replication
4 5 (9.26%) Clustering
4 5 (9.26%) HP Storage
5 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.85%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (66.67%) Windows
2 28 (51.85%) Windows Server
3 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.96%) Linux
5 7 (12.96%) Unix
6 4 (7.41%) SUSE
6 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Server Patching
2 7 (12.96%) Presales
3 5 (9.26%) Migration
3 5 (9.26%) Project Management
4 4 (7.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 4 (7.41%) Open Source
4 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.70%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL
5 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.85%) ETL
6 1 (1.85%) Network Design
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Time Management
6 1 (1.85%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) MCSE
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (24.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) MCSA
5 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.70%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 29 (53.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (37.04%) Hyper-V
4 19 (35.19%) vSphere
5 13 (24.07%) Terminal Services
6 8 (14.81%) VMware ESX
7 6 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (7.41%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (7.41%) ISA Server
8 4 (7.41%) KVM
8 4 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (7.41%) XenApp
9 2 (3.70%) XenServer
10 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.41%) SCOM
3 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (83.33%) VMware
2 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 30 (55.56%) HP
4 20 (37.04%) EMC
5 15 (27.78%) Citrix
6 13 (24.07%) Veeam
7 8 (14.81%) Cisco
7 8 (14.81%) Sophos
8 5 (9.26%) IBM
8 5 (9.26%) NetApp
9 4 (7.41%) 3PAR
9 4 (7.41%) F5
9 4 (7.41%) Intel Security
9 4 (7.41%) Juniper
9 4 (7.41%) Oracle
9 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.70%) Apple
10 2 (3.70%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.85%) Avaya
11 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint