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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 128 134 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -45
Permanent jobs citing NAS 10 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.49% 0.16% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 0.95% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 23
Average salary £57,500 £23,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+144.68% -42.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £23,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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
283 315 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.99% 16.69% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 244 227 254
Average salary £39,500 £39,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £48,000
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 28 November 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Bristol

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 16 (100.00%) SAN
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) Firewall
5 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) EMC
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco
6 8 (50.00%) Linux
6 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (50.00%) Juniper
6 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (37.50%) IBM
8 6 (37.50%) VPN
8 6 (37.50%) AIX
8 6 (37.50%) ITIL
8 6 (37.50%) UNIX
8 6 (37.50%) MPLS
8 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
8 6 (37.50%) iSCSI
8 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
9 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 4 (25.00%) Oracle
10 4 (25.00%) LAN
10 4 (25.00%) VoIP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) Lync
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) SAN
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) iSCSI
3 6 (37.50%) MPLS
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) Wireless
4 4 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (12.50%) LDAP
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Network Support
5 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Lead Technical Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (37.50%) AIX
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Solaris
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 4 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Document Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (25.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
1 2 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
2 4 (25.00%) WSUS
2 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 4 (25.00%) ARCserve
3 2 (12.50%) OpenView
3 2 (12.50%) Unicenter
3 2 (12.50%) Puppet
3 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) EMC
3 8 (50.00%) Juniper
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) IBM
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (25.00%) Avaya
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) WatchGuard
6 4 (25.00%) Veeam
6 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (12.50%) BMC
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (6.25%) Dell