The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 388 380 338
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -42
Permanent jobs citing NAS 676 666 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.66% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.56% 3.77% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 570 575 701
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.76%
NAS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18980 17661 21227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.98% 17.41% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15118 14390 17449
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in England

NAS
Salary Trend in England

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

NAS Salary Trend in England

NAS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in England

NAS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -31 273 £50,000 -4.76% 27
South East -60 96 £41,500 -17.00% 14
Yorkshire 0 78 £48,750 +8.33% 8
North West +21 77 £42,500 -15.00% 4
East of England -3 69 £55,000 +29.41% 5
South West +13 36 £42,500 +21.42% 4
West Midlands -28 21 £37,500 -9.09% 10
East Midlands +7 20 £37,500 -16.66% 2
North East -21 1 £21,700 -7.65%
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1236 (88.41%) SAN
2 925 (66.17%) Windows
3 916 (65.52%) VMware
4 730 (52.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 575 (41.13%) Active Directory
6 539 (38.56%) Microsoft
7 515 (36.84%) Linux
8 488 (34.91%) Cisco
9 465 (33.26%) NetApp
10 413 (29.54%) DNS
11 410 (29.33%) MS Exchange
12 399 (28.54%) SQL Server
13 390 (27.90%) Firewall
14 381 (27.25%) TCP/IP
14 381 (27.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 377 (26.97%) ITIL
16 359 (25.68%) HP
17 354 (25.32%) EMC
18 325 (23.25%) SQL
19 310 (22.17%) Citrix
20 264 (18.88%) Clustering
21 262 (18.74%) Windows Server 2003
22 260 (18.60%) vSphere
23 246 (17.60%) Hyper-V
24 245 (17.53%) IIS
25 239 (17.10%) DHCP
26 235 (16.81%) UNIX
27 223 (15.95%) WAN
28 220 (15.74%) MS Excel
29 218 (15.59%) VMware ESX

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 410 (29.33%) MS Exchange
2 245 (17.53%) IIS
3 203 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 168 (12.02%) SharePoint
5 163 (11.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 106 (7.58%) Apache
7 102 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 98 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 86 (6.15%) Lync
10 84 (6.01%) Tomcat
11 70 (5.01%) Office Communications Server
12 42 (3.00%) WebSphere
13 32 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 26 (1.86%) JBoss
15 22 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 22 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
16 19 (1.36%) IBM Notes
17 12 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
17 12 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
18 8 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 220 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 128 (9.16%) MS Office
3 14 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.50%) MS Project
4 7 (0.50%) SPSS
5 6 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.21%) Maya
6 3 (0.21%) 3ds Max
6 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.57%) RMDS
2 21 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.29%) AWD
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.072%) Magento
7 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.072%) Sophis RISQUE
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 98 (7.01%) Office 365
2 36 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.15%) SaaS
4 27 (1.93%) IaaS
5 21 (1.50%) PaaS
5 21 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.79%) Joyent
8 7 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.072%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1236 (88.41%) SAN
2 413 (29.54%) DNS
3 390 (27.90%) Firewall
4 381 (27.25%) TCP/IP
5 239 (17.10%) DHCP
6 223 (15.95%) WAN
7 203 (14.52%) LAN
8 180 (12.88%) iSCSI
9 176 (12.59%) VPN
10 145 (10.37%) Fibre Channel
11 110 (7.87%) Internet
12 100 (7.15%) SSL
13 88 (6.29%) LDAP
14 82 (5.87%) IPsec
15 79 (5.65%) SMTP
15 79 (5.65%) HTTP
16 70 (5.01%) VLAN
17 63 (4.51%) NetScaler
18 58 (4.15%) SNMP
19 55 (3.93%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (28.54%) SQL Server
2 99 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 91 (6.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 90 (6.44%) MySQL
5 40 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 38 (2.72%) Redis
7 32 (2.29%) MongoDB
8 27 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (1.93%) Hadoop
9 26 (1.86%) NoSQL
10 25 (1.79%) MariaDB
10 25 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (1.57%) HBase
12 19 (1.36%) Relational Database
13 17 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
14 16 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (1.07%) RDBMS
16 12 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.36%) Subversion
3 18 (1.29%) JIRA
4 17 (1.22%) AQtime
4 17 (1.22%) WebLOAD
5 14 (1.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (0.50%) Hudson
8 5 (0.36%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.29%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.29%) MSI
9 4 (0.29%) Ant
10 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.072%) TestNG
12 1 (0.072%) Maven
12 1 (0.072%) Bugzilla
General
1 190 (13.59%) Finance
2 50 (3.58%) Banking
3 46 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 40 (2.86%) Retail
5 21 (1.50%) Advertising
6 19 (1.36%) Back Office
7 17 (1.22%) Legal
8 14 (1.00%) Law
8 14 (1.00%) German Language
9 10 (0.72%) Games
9 10 (0.72%) French Language
10 9 (0.64%) Publishing
11 6 (0.43%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.36%) Marketing
12 5 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.29%) Automotive
14 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 224 (16.02%) Architect
2 186 (13.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 158 (11.30%) Support Engineer
4 148 (10.59%) Infrastructure Architect
5 122 (8.73%) Analyst
6 119 (8.51%) Administrator
7 96 (6.87%) Consultant
8 80 (5.72%) Systems Administrator
9 76 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support
10 55 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
11 54 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
12 53 (3.79%) Support Analyst
13 51 (3.65%) Technical Specialist
14 49 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 43 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
16 42 (3.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 41 (2.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 41 (2.93%) DBA
17 41 (2.93%) Network Engineer
17 41 (2.93%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (4.72%) .NET
2 56 (4.01%) Middleware
3 36 (2.58%) XML
3 36 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
4 30 (2.15%) Web Services
5 29 (2.07%) HTML
6 25 (1.79%) MSMQ
7 22 (1.57%) J2EE
7 22 (1.57%) XSLT
7 22 (1.57%) Rendezvous
8 17 (1.22%) MAPI
9 15 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
10 14 (1.00%) Software Packaging
11 11 (0.79%) JSON
12 10 (0.72%) CSS
13 8 (0.57%) SOAP
13 8 (0.57%) REST
14 7 (0.50%) Application Packaging
15 6 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
16 5 (0.36%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 264 (18.88%) Clustering
2 132 (9.44%) Replication
3 81 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 79 (5.65%) Enterprise Storage
5 75 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 72 (5.15%) CLARiiON
7 60 (4.29%) Blackberry
8 36 (2.58%) EMC Centera
8 36 (2.58%) Symmetrix DMX
9 33 (2.36%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.72%) Hedge funds
11 21 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.50%) Open Source
12 16 (1.14%) IBM XIV
13 10 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
14 9 (0.64%) SecurID
15 8 (0.57%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.57%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.57%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 925 (66.17%) Windows
2 515 (36.84%) Linux
3 381 (27.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 262 (18.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 235 (16.81%) UNIX
6 180 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 174 (12.45%) Solaris
8 160 (11.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 83 (5.94%) CentOS
10 62 (4.43%) Windows 7
11 57 (4.08%) Windows XP
12 45 (3.22%) AIX
13 39 (2.79%) Windows 8
14 30 (2.15%) Windows Vista
15 28 (2.00%) Debian
16 24 (1.72%) Android
17 22 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
18 21 (1.50%) Oracle Linux
18 21 (1.50%) Ubuntu
19 18 (1.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (26.97%) ITIL
2 190 (13.59%) Load Balancing
3 158 (11.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 138 (9.87%) Project Management
5 117 (8.37%) Migration
6 113 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
7 100 (7.15%) Change Management
8 84 (6.01%) TOGAF
9 83 (5.94%) Change Control
10 79 (5.65%) Benchmarking
11 71 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
11 71 (5.08%) E-Commerce
12 67 (4.79%) Configuration Management
13 66 (4.72%) Technical Architecture
14 64 (4.58%) Service Delivery
15 62 (4.43%) Problem Management
16 61 (4.36%) Asset Management
17 56 (4.01%) Service Management
18 52 (3.72%) PRINCE2
19 43 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 325 (23.25%) SQL
2 140 (10.01%) Perl
3 92 (6.58%) PowerShell
4 80 (5.72%) Java
5 66 (4.72%) Bash Shell
6 64 (4.58%) Python
7 58 (4.15%) Shell Script
8 53 (3.79%) Ruby
9 35 (2.50%) C
10 32 (2.29%) JavaScript
11 30 (2.15%) PHP
12 25 (1.79%) VB.NET
13 24 (1.72%) C#
14 21 (1.50%) C++
15 19 (1.36%) T-SQL
16 16 (1.14%) VBScript
17 15 (1.07%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.86%) VB
19 5 (0.36%) PowerHouse
20 3 (0.21%) sed
Qualifications
1 206 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 160 (11.44%) Degree
3 142 (10.16%) MCSE
4 134 (9.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 113 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
6 108 (7.73%) MCITP
7 82 (5.87%) Security Cleared
8 78 (5.58%) MCSA
9 71 (5.08%) CCNA
10 58 (4.15%) Citrix Certification
11 55 (3.93%) SC Cleared
12 51 (3.65%) CCNP
13 50 (3.58%) CCA
14 39 (2.79%) MCTS
15 33 (2.36%) MCP
16 32 (2.29%) VCAP
17 28 (2.00%) NCDA
18 20 (1.43%) NCIE
19 17 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
20 16 (1.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (10.80%) SLA
2 46 (3.29%) QA
3 18 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.29%) COBIT
7 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.072%) HL7
8 1 (0.072%) DICOM
8 1 (0.072%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 730 (52.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 575 (41.13%) Active Directory
3 260 (18.60%) vSphere
4 246 (17.60%) Hyper-V
5 218 (15.59%) VMware ESX
6 163 (11.66%) XenApp
7 127 (9.08%) NFS
8 94 (6.72%) XenDesktop
9 87 (6.22%) VMware ESXi
10 75 (5.36%) XenServer
11 61 (4.36%) vCloud
12 53 (3.79%) SRDF
13 48 (3.43%) Oracle RAC
14 44 (3.15%) Firmware
15 31 (2.22%) Xen
16 19 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 19 (1.36%) Samba
16 19 (1.36%) Terminal Services
17 15 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
18 14 (1.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 104 (7.44%) NetBackup
2 94 (6.72%) SCOM
3 92 (6.58%) Backup Exec
4 80 (5.72%) SCCM
5 78 (5.58%) Puppet
6 58 (4.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 47 (3.36%) Nagios
8 43 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 37 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (1.72%) WSUS
11 21 (1.50%) Data Guard
12 20 (1.43%) Opsview
13 18 (1.29%) HP SIM
14 15 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
14 15 (1.07%) ARCserve
15 14 (1.00%) OpenView
16 12 (0.86%) SCVMM
17 11 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 10 (0.72%) Cacti
19 9 (0.64%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 916 (65.52%) VMware
2 539 (38.56%) Microsoft
3 488 (34.91%) Cisco
4 465 (33.26%) NetApp
5 359 (25.68%) HP
6 354 (25.32%) EMC
7 310 (22.17%) Citrix
8 217 (15.52%) Oracle
9 196 (14.02%) IBM
10 154 (11.02%) Symantec
11 145 (10.37%) Red Hat
12 114 (8.15%) F5
13 109 (7.80%) Dell
14 86 (6.15%) Juniper
15 69 (4.94%) CheckPoint
16 63 (4.51%) Veritas
17 60 (4.29%) Veeam
18 53 (3.79%) Intel
19 51 (3.65%) Sun
20 47 (3.36%) CommVault
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum - to 38k Plus exception benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Personnel IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k plus Bonus, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £22k-28k + Car, Phone, Laptop, Benefits package, training, O/T + Toil
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + be - pens, health, shares +
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + 6,000 Car All + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago