The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 135 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Permanent jobs citing NAS 1 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.053% 0.66% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 4.48% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 16
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
NAS
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
345 268 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.37% 14.73% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 313 217 200
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

NAS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

NAS Salary Trend in Bristol

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) vCloud
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) SAS
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) XML

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) NetApp
1 2 (33.33%) VMware