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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 135 124 112
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Permanent jobs citing NAS 10 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 0.62% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 1.97% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 10
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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
801 761 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.97% 31.23% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 439 532 407
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 21 October 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Reading

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 48 (100.00%) SAN
2 36 (75.00%) VMware
3 29 (60.42%) Windows
4 26 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 23 (47.92%) HP
7 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
7 22 (45.83%) Degree
8 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
8 20 (41.67%) Linux
8 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
9 19 (39.58%) SQL
9 19 (39.58%) IIS
10 18 (37.50%) EMC
11 17 (35.42%) Benchmarking
11 17 (35.42%) .NET
11 17 (35.42%) C#
11 17 (35.42%) C++
11 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
11 17 (35.42%) MAPI
11 17 (35.42%) SMTP
11 17 (35.42%) QA
11 17 (35.42%) WebLOAD
11 17 (35.42%) IMAP
11 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (35.42%) AQtime
12 16 (33.33%) Computer Science
13 15 (31.25%) Wireshark
13 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
13 15 (31.25%) DV Cleared

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (39.58%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 48 (100.00%) SAN
2 17 (35.42%) SMTP
2 17 (35.42%) IMAP
3 15 (31.25%) Wireshark
4 8 (16.67%) DHCP
4 8 (16.67%) DNS
5 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.50%) SNMP
7 4 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (8.33%) Firewall
8 2 (4.17%) VLAN
8 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.17%) Wireless
8 2 (4.17%) WPA
8 2 (4.17%) 802.11
8 2 (4.17%) SSL
8 2 (4.17%) FTP
8 2 (4.17%) WAN
8 2 (4.17%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) WebLOAD
1 17 (35.42%) AQtime
2 4 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Test Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Administrator
3 9 (18.75%) Senior Test Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Performance Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Performance Test Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Performance Tester
5 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Tester
6 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Security Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) UNIX Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) SAN Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) .NET
1 17 (35.42%) MAPI
2 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (16.67%) Replication
4 5 (10.42%) Derivative
4 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.25%) Clustering
6 2 (4.17%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Linux
3 13 (27.08%) UNIX
4 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (20.83%) Solaris
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (10.42%) AIX
7 5 (10.42%) HPUX
8 2 (4.17%) CentOS
8 2 (4.17%) VMS
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Benchmarking
1 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
3 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) High Availability
6 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.08%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.08%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) SQL
2 17 (35.42%) C#
2 17 (35.42%) C++
3 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.42%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Degree
2 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 15 (31.25%) DV Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) RHCE
4 5 (10.42%) SCSA
5 2 (4.17%) CWNA
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (35.42%) QA
System Software
1 26 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.17%) Nmap
6 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) Backup Exec
2 11 (22.92%) NetBackup
2 11 (22.92%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (12.50%) PureDisk
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) VMware
2 23 (47.92%) HP
3 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 18 (37.50%) EMC
5 15 (31.25%) Sun
6 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 10 (20.83%) StorageTek
7 10 (20.83%) Veritas
8 7 (14.58%) Dell
8 7 (14.58%) Brocade
9 5 (10.42%) IBM
10 4 (8.33%) Oracle
11 3 (6.25%) NetApp
11 3 (6.25%) CA
11 3 (6.25%) Hitachi
12 2 (4.17%) Symantec
12 2 (4.17%) Juniper
12 2 (4.17%) Cisco
13 1 (2.08%) F5
13 1 (2.08%) SunGard
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £22k-28k + Car, Phone, Laptop, Benefits package, training, O/T + Toil
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 3 days ago