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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 126 121 118
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing NAS 17 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.52% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 1.73% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 8
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
732 695 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.15% 30.18% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 415 506 402
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £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 23 September 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Reading

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 53 (100.00%) SAN
2 39 (73.58%) VMware
3 36 (67.92%) Windows
4 25 (47.17%) HP
4 25 (47.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
5 24 (45.28%) Degree
6 23 (43.40%) VMware ESX
6 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
6 23 (43.40%) Linux
6 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
7 21 (39.62%) EMC
8 20 (37.74%) SQL
8 20 (37.74%) IIS
9 18 (33.96%) Computer Science
9 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
10 17 (32.08%) IMAP
10 17 (32.08%) QA
10 17 (32.08%) WebLOAD
10 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (32.08%) .NET
10 17 (32.08%) C#
10 17 (32.08%) C++
10 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
10 17 (32.08%) SMTP
10 17 (32.08%) MAPI
10 17 (32.08%) Benchmarking
10 17 (32.08%) AQtime
11 16 (30.19%) DV Cleared
12 15 (28.30%) Wireshark

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (37.74%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 53 (100.00%) SAN
2 17 (32.08%) SMTP
2 17 (32.08%) IMAP
3 15 (28.30%) Wireshark
4 8 (15.09%) DHCP
4 8 (15.09%) DNS
5 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
6 6 (11.32%) SNMP
7 4 (7.55%) Firewall
8 3 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.77%) tcpdump
9 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.77%) Wireless
9 2 (3.77%) WPA
9 2 (3.77%) VLAN
9 2 (3.77%) SSL
9 2 (3.77%) 802.11
9 2 (3.77%) WAN
9 2 (3.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) WebLOAD
1 17 (32.08%) AQtime
2 4 (7.55%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Administrator
2 11 (20.75%) Test Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Performance Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Senior Test Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Performance Test Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (13.21%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.21%) Security Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (13.21%) Security Support Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Tester
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Tester
7 4 (7.55%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) SAN Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) SAN Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) .NET
1 17 (32.08%) MAPI
2 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (13.21%) Replication
3 7 (13.21%) Derivative
4 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.55%) Clustering
6 2 (3.77%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (67.92%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Linux
3 14 (26.42%) UNIX
4 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (20.75%) Solaris
6 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (13.21%) AIX
7 7 (13.21%) HPUX
8 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.77%) CentOS
9 2 (3.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Benchmarking
1 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
4 4 (7.55%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL
6 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.77%) Project Management
6 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.77%) High Availability
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.89%) Build Automation
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.89%) Network Design
7 1 (1.89%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 17 (32.08%) C#
2 17 (32.08%) C++
3 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
4 7 (13.21%) Perl
5 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Degree
2 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
3 18 (33.96%) SC Cleared
4 16 (30.19%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.55%) RHCE
5 4 (7.55%) SCSA
6 2 (3.77%) CWNA
6 2 (3.77%) CCNA
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.89%) MCSE
7 1 (1.89%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) QA
System Software
1 25 (47.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 23 (43.40%) VMware ESX
3 9 (16.98%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (3.77%) Nmap
5 1 (1.89%) NLBS
5 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) Backup Exec
2 13 (24.53%) NetBackup
3 12 (22.64%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (11.32%) PureDisk
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Legato
6 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (73.58%) VMware
2 25 (47.17%) HP
3 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
4 21 (39.62%) EMC
5 13 (24.53%) Sun
5 13 (24.53%) Veritas
5 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
6 9 (16.98%) StorageTek
7 7 (13.21%) Dell
7 7 (13.21%) Brocade
8 5 (9.43%) NetApp
8 5 (9.43%) IBM
9 4 (7.55%) Symantec
9 4 (7.55%) Oracle
10 3 (5.66%) Hitachi
11 2 (3.77%) BT
11 2 (3.77%) Cisco
11 2 (3.77%) Juniper
11 2 (3.77%) CA
11 2 (3.77%) Rackspace
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