The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 106 123 126
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing NAS 34 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.38% 0.69% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.47% 2.29% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 5
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
NAS
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
761 700 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.91% 30.02% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 423 520 422
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

NAS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

NAS Salary Trend in Reading

NAS
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Reading

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 62 (100.00%) SAN
2 43 (69.35%) Windows
2 43 (69.35%) VMware
3 28 (45.16%) HP
4 27 (43.55%) Degree
5 26 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
6 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
6 24 (38.71%) Linux
6 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
7 23 (37.10%) VMware ESX
8 22 (35.48%) IIS
8 22 (35.48%) EMC
9 21 (33.87%) SQL
9 21 (33.87%) Computer Science
10 20 (32.26%) SC Cleared
11 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
11 18 (29.03%) Backup Exec
12 17 (27.42%) Benchmarking
12 17 (27.42%) C#
12 17 (27.42%) C++
12 17 (27.42%) .NET
12 17 (27.42%) SMTP
12 17 (27.42%) MAPI
12 17 (27.42%) IMAP
12 17 (27.42%) QA
12 17 (27.42%) WebLOAD
12 17 (27.42%) AQtime
13 16 (25.81%) DV Cleared
13 16 (25.81%) Veritas

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 22 (35.48%) IIS
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (100.00%) SAN
2 17 (27.42%) SMTP
2 17 (27.42%) IMAP
3 15 (24.19%) Wireshark
4 8 (12.90%) DHCP
4 8 (12.90%) DNS
5 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (9.68%) Firewall
6 6 (9.68%) SNMP
7 3 (4.84%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (4.84%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.84%) WAN
8 2 (3.23%) LAN
8 2 (3.23%) VoIP
8 2 (3.23%) FTP
8 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.23%) Wireless
8 2 (3.23%) WPA
8 2 (3.23%) VLAN
8 2 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Informix
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) WebLOAD
1 17 (27.42%) AQtime
2 4 (6.45%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Administrator
2 13 (20.97%) Support Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (17.74%) Test Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Senior Test Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Performance Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Performance Test Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (12.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Security Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Security Support Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Performance Tester
7 6 (9.68%) Tester
8 5 (8.06%) SAN Administrator
9 4 (6.45%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) .NET
1 17 (27.42%) MAPI
2 1 (1.61%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (12.90%) Derivative
4 7 (11.29%) Replication
5 4 (6.45%) Clustering
6 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.23%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 43 (69.35%) Windows
2 24 (38.71%) Linux
3 15 (24.19%) UNIX
4 13 (20.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (19.35%) Solaris
6 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (12.90%) AIX
8 8 (12.90%) HPUX
9 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.23%) CentOS
10 2 (3.23%) VMS
11 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Benchmarking
2 14 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (8.06%) Capacity Management
3 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.45%) Project Planning
4 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.45%) ITIL
4 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.84%) Change Management
5 3 (4.84%) Project Management
6 2 (3.23%) Data Management
6 2 (3.23%) CRM
6 2 (3.23%) High Availability
6 2 (3.23%) Product Management
6 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.23%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.61%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) SQL
2 17 (27.42%) C#
2 17 (27.42%) C++
3 10 (16.13%) Bash Shell
4 8 (12.90%) Perl
5 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (43.55%) Degree
2 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
3 20 (32.26%) SC Cleared
4 16 (25.81%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.45%) SCSA
5 4 (6.45%) CCNA
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.45%) RHCE
6 3 (4.84%) MCSE
7 2 (3.23%) MCSA
7 2 (3.23%) CCNP
7 2 (3.23%) CWNA
8 1 (1.61%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.61%) MCITP
8 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.42%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 23 (37.10%) VMware ESX
4 9 (14.52%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.84%) vSphere
6 2 (3.23%) Nmap
6 2 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.61%) XenApp
7 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.61%) Xen
7 1 (1.61%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 18 (29.03%) Backup Exec
2 14 (22.58%) NetBackup
3 12 (19.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (9.68%) PureDisk
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Legato
6 2 (3.23%) ARCserve
6 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.61%) SCCM
7 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) VMware
2 28 (45.16%) HP
3 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 22 (35.48%) EMC
5 16 (25.81%) Veritas
6 13 (20.97%) Red Hat
7 12 (19.35%) Sun
8 8 (12.90%) StorageTek
9 7 (11.29%) Brocade
9 7 (11.29%) Dell
9 7 (11.29%) NetApp
10 6 (9.68%) Symantec
10 6 (9.68%) Oracle
11 5 (8.06%) IBM
12 4 (6.45%) Hitachi
12 4 (6.45%) BT
12 4 (6.45%) Cisco
12 4 (6.45%) Rackspace
13 3 (4.84%) CA
14 2 (3.23%) Citrix