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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 91 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing NAS 7 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.64% 0.099% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.55% 0.44% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Average salary £44,375 £48,000 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.55% -3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £48,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.49%
NAS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
197 228 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.12% 22.60% 20.80%
Number of salaries quoted 184 185 200
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

NAS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

NAS Salary Trend in Kent

NAS
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

NAS Salary Histogram in Kent

NAS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Sittingbourne - 3 £32,500 -
NAS
South East

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) SAN
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
3 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (75.00%) vSphere
4 15 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (75.00%) Wireless
4 15 (75.00%) Cisco
4 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (45.00%) DHCP
8 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (45.00%) VPN
8 9 (45.00%) iSCSI
9 8 (40.00%) Backup Exec
9 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
9 8 (40.00%) ITIL
9 8 (40.00%) HP
9 8 (40.00%) Citrix
9 8 (40.00%) DNS
9 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (40.00%) DFS Replication
10 7 (35.00%) Mac OS
10 7 (35.00%) Veeam
10 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (35.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (35.00%) IIS
3 7 (35.00%) Apache
4 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) SAN
2 15 (75.00%) Wireless
3 9 (45.00%) DHCP
3 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (45.00%) VPN
3 9 (45.00%) iSCSI
4 8 (40.00%) DNS
5 7 (35.00%) VLAN
5 7 (35.00%) IMAP
5 7 (35.00%) DMZ
5 7 (35.00%) Firewall
5 7 (35.00%) SMTP
6 3 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Systems Support
4 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 6 (30.00%) Project Engineer
6 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Blackberry
1 7 (35.00%) Replication
1 7 (35.00%) PDA
1 7 (35.00%) iPhone
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Vista
4 7 (35.00%) Android
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (35.00%) Mac OS
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) vSphere
2 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 8 (40.00%) DFS Replication
5 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.00%) XenApp
7 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) HP
4 8 (40.00%) Citrix
5 7 (35.00%) Draytek
5 7 (35.00%) Veeam
5 7 (35.00%) Apple
5 7 (35.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) CommVault
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp