The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 205 192 207
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing NAS 31 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.59% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.22% 3.53% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 28
Average salary £46,750 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £21,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £62,250 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.82% +10.58%
NAS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
964 907 1177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.96% 16.85% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 837 689 994
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

NAS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

NAS Salary Trend in the South West

NAS
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

NAS Salary Histogram in the South West

NAS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
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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
Wiltshire +2 20 £47,500 -17.39%
Somerset +4 3 £34,000 -
Bristol -5 3 £55,500 +70.76% 1
Gloucestershire -8 3 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Dorset -25 2 £25,000 -52.38%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (87.32%) SAN
2 54 (76.06%) VMware
3 45 (63.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (60.56%) Windows
5 36 (50.70%) Firewall
6 34 (47.89%) TCP/IP
7 31 (43.66%) Linux
8 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
9 25 (35.21%) MS Exchange
9 25 (35.21%) ITIL
10 24 (33.80%) VPN
11 22 (30.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (29.58%) DNS
12 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
13 20 (28.17%) Cisco
13 20 (28.17%) SSL
13 20 (28.17%) IPsec
13 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (26.76%) vSphere
15 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
16 17 (23.94%) Oracle
16 17 (23.94%) CentOS
16 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (22.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 16 (22.54%) CCNP
17 16 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (22.54%) CheckPoint
18 15 (21.13%) NetApp
18 15 (21.13%) Wireless
19 14 (19.72%) Citrix

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 25 (35.21%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (11.27%) IIS
4 8 (11.27%) Apache
4 8 (11.27%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.04%) Lync
6 4 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.63%) MQSeries
6 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.82%) MS Project
3 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (87.32%) SAN
2 36 (50.70%) Firewall
3 34 (47.89%) TCP/IP
4 24 (33.80%) VPN
5 21 (29.58%) DNS
6 20 (28.17%) SSL
6 20 (28.17%) IPsec
7 15 (21.13%) Wireless
8 14 (19.72%) DHCP
9 12 (16.90%) Network Security
10 11 (15.49%) HTTP
11 10 (14.08%) VLAN
12 9 (12.68%) MPLS
13 8 (11.27%) Internet
13 8 (11.27%) iSCSI
14 7 (9.86%) VoIP
15 6 (8.45%) WAN
15 6 (8.45%) LAN
15 6 (8.45%) Multicast
16 5 (7.04%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) MySQL
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Architect
3 9 (12.68%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (11.27%) Consultant
4 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Lead Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Lead Technical Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.63%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) J2EE
2 4 (5.63%) HTML
2 4 (5.63%) JSP
2 4 (5.63%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Clustering
2 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Replication
3 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (60.56%) Windows
2 31 (43.66%) Linux
3 22 (30.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (23.94%) CentOS
5 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
7 10 (14.08%) Solaris
8 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.04%) UNIX
8 5 (7.04%) AIX
9 4 (5.63%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) ITIL
2 13 (18.31%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (14.08%) Performance Management
4 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.86%) ITIL V3
5 7 (9.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (9.86%) Change Management
5 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (9.86%) Service Management
6 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.04%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.63%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.63%) BCP
7 4 (5.63%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.63%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (5.63%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (5.63%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) Java
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.45%) Python
3 6 (8.45%) Perl
4 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.63%) C
4 4 (5.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 16 (22.54%) CCNP
1 16 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.08%) Degree
3 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.45%) ISEB
6 5 (7.04%) MCITP
7 4 (5.63%) MCP
7 4 (5.63%) HND
8 3 (4.23%) MCSE
8 3 (4.23%) CCNA
8 3 (4.23%) CCSA
9 2 (2.82%) BC Cleared
9 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.41%) MCTS
10 1 (1.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 45 (63.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
3 19 (26.76%) vSphere
4 14 (19.72%) vCloud
5 9 (12.68%) XenApp
5 9 (12.68%) VMware ESX
6 7 (9.86%) XenServer
6 7 (9.86%) XenDesktop
7 6 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
8 5 (7.04%) Terminal Services
9 4 (5.63%) Samba
9 4 (5.63%) NFS
10 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (4.23%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (4.23%) UAG
11 2 (2.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) Backup Exec
2 9 (12.68%) WSUS
2 9 (12.68%) SCCM
2 9 (12.68%) SCOM
3 7 (9.86%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (7.04%) OpenView
4 5 (7.04%) Unicenter
5 4 (5.63%) Netcool
5 4 (5.63%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.63%) Hyperic
6 3 (4.23%) SCSM
7 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.41%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 54 (76.06%) VMware
2 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.17%) Cisco
4 17 (23.94%) Oracle
5 16 (22.54%) CheckPoint
6 15 (21.13%) NetApp
7 14 (19.72%) Citrix
8 13 (18.31%) HP
8 13 (18.31%) Dell
8 13 (18.31%) EMC
8 13 (18.31%) Red Hat
9 11 (15.49%) IBM
10 7 (9.86%) McAfee
11 5 (7.04%) F5
11 5 (7.04%) Sun
11 5 (7.04%) Symantec
11 5 (7.04%) Juniper
11 5 (7.04%) BMC
12 4 (5.63%) AppSense
12 4 (5.63%) Sophos
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