The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 66 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing NAS 17 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.19% 1.07% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.88% 7.79% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 2
Average salary £57,500 £53,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% +26.47%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
NAS
South Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
132 77 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.99% 13.75% 21.93%
Number of salaries quoted 111 65 146
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

NAS
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

NAS Salary Trend in Sheffield

NAS
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Sheffield

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) Citrix
4 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (55.00%) Zachman Framework
4 11 (55.00%) TOGAF
4 11 (55.00%) LAN
4 11 (55.00%) WAN
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco
4 11 (55.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (55.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (55.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (30.00%) HP
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (25.00%) People Management
7 5 (25.00%) Solaris
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Migration
7 5 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (20.00%) UNIX
8 4 (20.00%) EMC
8 4 (20.00%) DNS

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 11 (55.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.00%) Lync
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (55.00%) LAN
2 11 (55.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) LDAP
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Informix
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Architect
2 11 (55.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Solaris
3 4 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (15.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (10.00%) AIX
5 2 (10.00%) HPUX
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (55.00%) Zachman Framework
1 11 (55.00%) TOGAF
1 11 (55.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 11 (55.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (25.00%) People Management
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
2 2 (10.00%) MCTS
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) VCP5
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (15.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (15.00%) Control-M
1 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Opsview
3 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) Citrix
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) HP
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) EMC
8 3 (15.00%) Veritas
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (15.00%) IBM
8 3 (15.00%) Sun
8 3 (15.00%) BMC
8 3 (15.00%) Hitachi
8 3 (15.00%) F5
9 2 (10.00%) Novell
10 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
10 1 (5.00%) Symantec
10 1 (5.00%) NetApp
10 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky