The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 106 104 100
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing NAS 8 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.45% 0.41% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.09% 1.76% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 22
Average salary £44,000 £50,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.43% +25.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £35,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +7.05%
NAS
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
382 340 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.70% 23.35% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 282 241 380
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

NAS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

NAS Salary Trend in Cambridge

NAS
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) SAN
3 10 (62.50%) Python
3 10 (62.50%) iSCSI
4 8 (50.00%) C
4 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (43.75%) UNIX
5 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) DevOps
8 4 (25.00%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) C++
8 4 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (25.00%) Product Management
8 4 (25.00%) Citrix
8 4 (25.00%) QA
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (25.00%) VLAN
8 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (25.00%) Open Source
8 4 (25.00%) IPv6
8 4 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
8 4 (25.00%) Xen

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) SAN
2 10 (62.50%) iSCSI
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) VLAN
6 4 (25.00%) IPv6
7 3 (18.75%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 2 (12.50%) SMTP
8 2 (12.50%) DHCP
8 2 (12.50%) FTP
8 2 (12.50%) SNMP
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) InfiniBand
9 1 (6.25%) Network Security
9 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Administrator
1 7 (43.75%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (12.50%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (12.50%) DNA
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) C
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Xen
1 4 (25.00%) XenServer
2 2 (12.50%) NFS
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Isilon
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) VMware