The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 122 127 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing NAS 24 15 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.11% 0.64% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.63% 2.65% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 41
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £64,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
518 567 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.05% 24.36% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 379 397 522
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

NAS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NAS Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

NAS
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

NAS Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

NAS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
Watford +2 8 £60,000 +20.00%
Hemel Hempstead -22 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City -2 4 - -
Borehamwood - 2 £31,000 -
NAS
East of England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 46 (95.83%) SAN
2 30 (62.50%) VMware
3 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (47.92%) Cisco
5 21 (43.75%) HP
6 18 (37.50%) DNS
7 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
7 17 (35.42%) Windows
7 17 (35.42%) Hyper-V
8 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 15 (31.25%) Migration
9 14 (29.17%) NetApp
9 14 (29.17%) DHCP
10 13 (27.08%) WAN
11 12 (25.00%) Linux
11 12 (25.00%) Replication
12 11 (22.92%) Firewall
12 11 (22.92%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (20.83%) Brocade
13 10 (20.83%) SQL
13 10 (20.83%) LAN
13 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
13 10 (20.83%) CCNA
13 10 (20.83%) EMC
13 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (20.83%) Hitachi
14 9 (18.75%) IBM
14 9 (18.75%) Solaris

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
1 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 3 (6.25%) PaaS
2 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (95.83%) SAN
2 18 (37.50%) DNS
3 14 (29.17%) DHCP
4 13 (27.08%) WAN
5 11 (22.92%) Firewall
6 10 (20.83%) LAN
7 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 9 (18.75%) VLAN
7 9 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (16.67%) IPsec
8 8 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (14.58%) IP Telephony
9 7 (14.58%) LDAP
10 6 (12.50%) VPN
11 5 (10.42%) Cisco IPT
12 4 (8.33%) OSPF
13 3 (6.25%) BGP
13 3 (6.25%) EIGRP
13 3 (6.25%) VRRP
13 3 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Big Data
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Administrator
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Services Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Storage Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Storage Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Django
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Replication
2 11 (22.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (10.42%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.17%) Physics
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Blog
4 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.17%) FMCG
4 2 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) LPAR
5 1 (2.08%) DLPAR
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (18.75%) UNIX
3 9 (18.75%) Solaris
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.42%) AIX
7 2 (4.17%) FreeBSD
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.17%) Debian
7 2 (4.17%) OpenBSD
7 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.08%) SUSE
8 1 (2.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Migration
2 10 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 6 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 5 (10.42%) Data Protection
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (10.42%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Service Management
6 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.08%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.08%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) CCNA
1 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.58%) CCNP
3 5 (10.42%) IBM Certification
4 3 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (35.42%) Hyper-V
2 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.58%) NFS
4 6 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 6 (12.50%) vSphere
5 5 (10.42%) VMware ESX
5 5 (10.42%) SRDF
6 4 (8.33%) Samba
7 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
7 3 (6.25%) Veritas File System
8 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (4.17%) XenApp
8 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (4.17%) Ceph
8 2 (4.17%) KVM
9 1 (2.08%) GPFS
9 1 (2.08%) PowerHA
9 1 (2.08%) vCloud
9 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) SCOM
3 3 (6.25%) Cacti
4 2 (4.17%) Puppet
5 1 (2.08%) vMotion
5 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) VMware
2 23 (47.92%) Cisco
3 21 (43.75%) HP
4 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 14 (29.17%) NetApp
6 10 (20.83%) EMC
6 10 (20.83%) Brocade
6 10 (20.83%) Hitachi
7 9 (18.75%) Fujitsu
7 9 (18.75%) IBM
8 8 (16.67%) Sun
8 8 (16.67%) Veritas
9 5 (10.42%) McAfee
9 5 (10.42%) 3PAR
10 4 (8.33%) WatchGuard
10 4 (8.33%) CommVault
11 3 (6.25%) Juniper
11 3 (6.25%) Apple
11 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
11 3 (6.25%) SonicWALL