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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 81 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing NAS 16 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.24% 1.03% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.37% 4.86% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 4
Average salary £82,500 £85,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.85%
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
251 247 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.46% 21.22% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 184 205 128
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Essex

NAS
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Brentwood -6 7 £80,000 -5.88%
Colchester +6 5 - -
Basildon - 1 £55,000 -
NAS
East of England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) SAN
3 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 14 (63.64%) VMware
4 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 10 (45.45%) iSCSI
7 9 (40.91%) Migration
8 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
9 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (27.27%) Firewall
10 6 (27.27%) DNS
10 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
10 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 6 (27.27%) DHCP
11 5 (22.73%) HP
11 5 (22.73%) EMC
11 5 (22.73%) SLA
11 5 (22.73%) Cisco
11 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
11 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (22.73%) UNIX
11 5 (22.73%) EqualLogic
11 5 (22.73%) FCoE
12 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (18.18%) Open Source

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) SAN
2 10 (45.45%) iSCSI
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) DHCP
3 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 6 (27.27%) DNS
4 5 (22.73%) FCoE
5 4 (18.18%) SSH
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) SNMP
6 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (13.64%) IPv4
6 3 (13.64%) IPv6
6 3 (13.64%) VPN
7 2 (9.09%) LAN
8 1 (4.55%) VoIP
8 1 (4.55%) WAN
8 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (18.18%) IT Operations Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Operations Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Backup Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) SOAP
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
2 3 (13.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) EqualLogic
2 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Open Source
3 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
3 3 (13.64%) Replication
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (22.73%) UNIX
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) OO
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Coaching
5 4 (18.18%) People Management
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (13.64%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (13.64%) Software Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCSA
1 1 (4.55%) CCIE
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) CCDA
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) NFS
4 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.55%) Firmware
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) HP
3 5 (22.73%) EMC
4 4 (18.18%) NetApp
5 3 (13.64%) Dell
5 3 (13.64%) Veeam
5 3 (13.64%) Isilon
6 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.09%) Google
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) SAP
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
7 1 (4.55%) F5