The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank - 73 -
Permanent jobs citing NAS 0 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.93% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-14.36% +10.58%
NAS
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
270 169 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.51% 17.55% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 205 135 138
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

NAS
Salary Trend in Essex

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

NAS Salary Trend in Essex

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 17 (100.00%) SAN
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (64.71%) Finance
3 11 (64.71%) VMware
4 9 (52.94%) Migration
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
6 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (41.18%) Firewall
6 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
6 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (29.41%) EMC
7 5 (29.41%) HP
7 5 (29.41%) OO
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 5 (29.41%) EqualLogic
7 5 (29.41%) iSCSI
7 5 (29.41%) FCoE
8 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (23.53%) REST
8 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
8 4 (23.53%) Software Architecture
8 4 (23.53%) DevOps
8 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
8 4 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (23.53%) SOAP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) iSCSI
3 5 (29.41%) FCoE
4 4 (23.53%) IPv4
4 4 (23.53%) IPv6
5 3 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Backup Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) SOAP
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
2 4 (23.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) EqualLogic
2 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
3 3 (17.65%) Replication
4 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Migration
2 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (29.41%) OO
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 4 (23.53%) ETL
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCIE
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) CCDA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
3 5 (29.41%) EMC
3 5 (29.41%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Isilon
5 3 (17.65%) Veeam
5 3 (17.65%) Dell
6 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 2 (11.76%) Google
7 1 (5.88%) F5
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) SAP
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards