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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 114 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing NAS 6 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% 0.95% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 5.73% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 4
Average salary £24,000 £43,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.14% +28.67%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
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
243 262 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.39% 16.66% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 210 208 201
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Bristol

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco
3 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (71.43%) UNIX
5 9 (64.29%) SQL
6 7 (50.00%) AIX
6 7 (50.00%) IBM
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (50.00%) EMC
6 7 (50.00%) Juniper
6 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (50.00%) ARCserve
6 7 (50.00%) Firewall
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (50.00%) Backup Exec
6 7 (50.00%) WatchGuard
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (50.00%) iSCSI
6 7 (50.00%) Veeam
6 7 (50.00%) 3PAR
6 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
8 5 (35.71%) LDAP
8 5 (35.71%) VPN

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (28.57%) Apache
3 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 3 (21.43%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 7 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) LDAP
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) SNMP
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) OpenVPN
5 2 (14.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Streaming Video
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 10 (71.43%) UNIX
4 7 (50.00%) AIX
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) CentOS
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Debian
6 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
7 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) ITSM
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) COBIT
2 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Samba
3 2 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) ARCserve
1 7 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (28.57%) Puppet
3 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
3 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
4 2 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) EMC
3 7 (50.00%) Juniper
3 7 (50.00%) WatchGuard
3 7 (50.00%) Veeam
3 7 (50.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat