The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 180 192 183
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing NAS 40 29 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.52% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 1.88% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 40
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £21,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
NAS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1782 1544 1446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.08% 27.86% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1105 1134
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

NAS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

NAS Salary Trend in Berkshire

NAS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

NAS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 21 £42,500 +13.33%
Newbury - 7 £32,500 -
Slough +6 2 £33,750 -38.63%
NAS
South East

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing NAS 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 NAS.

1 81 (90.00%) SAN
2 55 (61.11%) Windows
3 49 (54.44%) VMware
4 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 38 (42.22%) HP
6 34 (37.78%) Linux
6 34 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (34.44%) Active Directory
8 29 (32.22%) Degree
9 28 (31.11%) QA
10 27 (30.00%) VMware ESX
11 25 (27.78%) EMC
11 25 (27.78%) SQL
11 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
12 22 (24.44%) UNIX
13 21 (23.33%) .NET
13 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
13 21 (23.33%) IIS
13 21 (23.33%) Computer Science
14 19 (21.11%) SC Cleared
15 18 (20.00%) Firewall
15 18 (20.00%) Benchmarking
16 17 (18.89%) C#
16 17 (18.89%) C++
16 17 (18.89%) MAPI
16 17 (18.89%) SMTP
16 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
16 17 (18.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (18.89%) WebLOAD
16 17 (18.89%) AQtime

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing NAS 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 NAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (23.33%) IIS
2 3 (3.33%) Lync
2 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (90.00%) SAN
2 18 (20.00%) Firewall
3 17 (18.89%) SMTP
3 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
3 17 (18.89%) IMAP
4 15 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 13 (14.44%) DNS
6 11 (12.22%) DHCP
7 8 (8.89%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (6.67%) SNMP
9 5 (5.56%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.44%) LDAP
11 2 (2.22%) FTP
11 2 (2.22%) WAN
11 2 (2.22%) SSL
11 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.22%) Wireless
11 2 (2.22%) WPA
11 2 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.11%) OLAP
4 1 (1.11%) Informix
4 1 (1.11%) OLTP
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (18.89%) WebLOAD
1 17 (18.89%) AQtime
2 4 (4.44%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Legal
2 1 (1.11%) Retail
2 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Support Engineer
2 14 (15.56%) Administrator
3 11 (12.22%) Test Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 10 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (11.11%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Performance Test Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.78%) Security Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (7.78%) Security Support Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Desktop Team Leader
7 6 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) .NET
2 17 (18.89%) MAPI
3 1 (1.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.11%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.11%) JPA
3 1 (1.11%) J2EE
3 1 (1.11%) JDBC
3 1 (1.11%) JSP
3 1 (1.11%) Servlets
3 1 (1.11%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (7.78%) Replication
3 7 (7.78%) Clustering
3 7 (7.78%) Derivative
3 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.33%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.22%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 55 (61.11%) Windows
2 34 (37.78%) Linux
3 22 (24.44%) UNIX
4 17 (18.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (15.56%) Solaris
6 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.78%) AIX
8 7 (7.78%) HPUX
8 7 (7.78%) Windows 7
8 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (6.67%) Android
10 3 (3.33%) CentOS
11 2 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.78%) Project Management
4 14 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (13.33%) ITIL
6 10 (11.11%) Requirements Management
7 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.78%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.56%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.44%) Capacity Management
11 2 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (2.22%) High Availability
11 2 (2.22%) Performance Engineering
11 2 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.22%) Service Management
11 2 (2.22%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.22%) Product Management
11 2 (2.22%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.78%) SQL
2 17 (18.89%) C#
2 17 (18.89%) C++
3 10 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 7 (7.78%) Perl
5 3 (3.33%) C
5 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) Degree
2 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 19 (21.11%) SC Cleared
4 16 (17.78%) DV Cleared
5 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.67%) CCNA
6 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.67%) MCITP
7 5 (5.56%) MCSE
7 5 (5.56%) RHCE
7 5 (5.56%) SCSA
8 2 (2.22%) CWNA
8 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.11%) MCSA
9 1 (1.11%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (31.11%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (34.44%) Active Directory
3 27 (30.00%) VMware ESX
4 14 (15.56%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.44%) vSphere
5 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.22%) NLBS
6 2 (2.22%) Nmap
7 1 (1.11%) Squid
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.11%) qmail
7 1 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (18.89%) Backup Exec
2 13 (14.44%) NetBackup
3 12 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (6.67%) PureDisk
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (3.33%) Legato
7 2 (2.22%) ARCserve
7 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.22%) SCCM
7 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.11%) YUM
8 1 (1.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 49 (54.44%) VMware
2 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 38 (42.22%) HP
4 25 (27.78%) EMC
5 16 (17.78%) Veritas
5 16 (17.78%) Red Hat
6 15 (16.67%) Dell
6 15 (16.67%) Sun
6 15 (16.67%) Cisco
7 10 (11.11%) NetApp
8 9 (10.00%) StorageTek
9 7 (7.78%) Oracle
9 7 (7.78%) Brocade
10 6 (6.67%) IBM
10 6 (6.67%) Avaya
11 5 (5.56%) Symantec
12 3 (3.33%) BT
12 3 (3.33%) Hitachi
12 3 (3.33%) F5
12 3 (3.33%) Rackspace
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago