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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 97 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing NAS 4 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.29% 0.94% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 5.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £85,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+169.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +7.05%
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
282 189 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.64% 17.85% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 219 154 119
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
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 24 December 2014, 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 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) SAN
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
4 10 (52.63%) Linux
5 9 (47.37%) Migration
5 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
7 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
7 7 (36.84%) Firewall
7 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (31.58%) iSCSI
9 5 (26.32%) .NET
9 5 (26.32%) OO
9 5 (26.32%) HP
9 5 (26.32%) EMC
9 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (26.32%) EqualLogic
9 5 (26.32%) FCoE
10 4 (21.05%) SOAP
10 4 (21.05%) Web Services
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
10 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) SAN
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
3 6 (31.58%) iSCSI
4 5 (26.32%) FCoE
5 4 (21.05%) IPv4
5 4 (21.05%) IPv6
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) LAN
7 2 (10.53%) DHCP
7 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.26%) VoIP
8 1 (5.26%) WAN
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
8 1 (5.26%) Network Security
8 1 (5.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Backup Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) SOAP
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
2 4 (21.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) EqualLogic
2 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
3 3 (15.79%) Replication
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
3 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (26.32%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) SOA
5 4 (21.05%) ETL
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) CCIE
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) CCDA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Firmware
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) EMC
5 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 3 (15.79%) Veeam
5 3 (15.79%) Isilon
6 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) Google
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
7 1 (5.26%) F5