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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 213 203 194
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing NAS 27 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.52% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.49% 3.02% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 19
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £62,500 £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
1084 993 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.55% 17.24% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 903 769 875
Average salary £36,500 £38,800 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.92% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -5 9 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Somerset - 8 £35,000 - 2
Bristol -1 5 £31,250 -30.55%
Gloucestershire -20 5 £30,000 -
Dorset -17 2 £32,500 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 49 (87.50%) SAN
2 41 (73.21%) VMware
3 35 (62.50%) Windows
3 35 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (48.21%) MS Exchange
5 26 (46.43%) TCP/IP
5 26 (46.43%) Linux
6 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 20 (35.71%) SSL
8 18 (32.14%) DNS
8 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
8 18 (32.14%) CentOS
8 18 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (32.14%) vSphere
9 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (28.57%) IPsec
11 14 (25.00%) ITIL
11 14 (25.00%) Oracle
12 13 (23.21%) Firewall
13 12 (21.43%) Change Management
13 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
13 12 (21.43%) HP
13 12 (21.43%) Cisco
14 11 (19.64%) SLA
14 11 (19.64%) IIS
14 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (19.64%) vCloud
15 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
15 10 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 27 (48.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (19.64%) IIS
3 9 (16.07%) Apache
3 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
4 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
5 6 (10.71%) SAS
6 4 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (87.50%) SAN
2 26 (46.43%) TCP/IP
3 20 (35.71%) SSL
4 18 (32.14%) DNS
5 16 (28.57%) IPsec
6 13 (23.21%) Firewall
7 10 (17.86%) VPN
8 9 (16.07%) DHCP
9 7 (12.50%) HTTP
10 6 (10.71%) Internet
10 6 (10.71%) iSCSI
11 5 (8.93%) VLAN
11 5 (8.93%) Multicast
11 5 (8.93%) Wireless
11 5 (8.93%) LAN
12 4 (7.14%) Network Security
13 3 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (5.36%) VoIP
14 2 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.79%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) HBase
5 1 (1.79%) Voldemort
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Support Engineer
1 12 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (17.86%) Consultant
3 9 (16.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Solaris Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Server Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.36%) Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) XML
2 5 (8.93%) HTML
2 5 (8.93%) J2EE
3 4 (7.14%) JSP
4 2 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 26 (46.43%) Linux
3 18 (32.14%) CentOS
3 18 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.71%) Solaris
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.57%) UNIX
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Change Management
3 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (10.71%) ITIL V3
5 6 (10.71%) High Availability
5 6 (10.71%) Performance Management
6 5 (8.93%) Change Control
6 5 (8.93%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.93%) Service Management
6 5 (8.93%) Project Planning
7 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.79%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.79%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.14%) Perl
3 4 (7.14%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) SQL
4 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.57%) C++
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) C
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
6 1 (1.79%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) VBA
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.07%) CCNP
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.36%) CCSA
4 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) MCP
5 2 (3.57%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) ISEB
6 1 (1.79%) MCTS
6 1 (1.79%) MCITP
6 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 35 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 18 (32.14%) vSphere
3 11 (19.64%) vCloud
4 7 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (7.14%) NFS
8 2 (3.57%) XenApp
8 2 (3.57%) XenServer
8 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.79%) Xen
9 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (7.14%) Hyperic
3 4 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.14%) WSUS
3 4 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 4 (7.14%) Netcool
4 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.57%) SCOM
5 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.79%) Puppet
5 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) VMware
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle
4 12 (21.43%) Cisco
4 12 (21.43%) HP
5 10 (17.86%) NetApp
6 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
7 8 (14.29%) Dell
8 6 (10.71%) EMC
8 6 (10.71%) IBM
8 6 (10.71%) Sun
8 6 (10.71%) McAfee
9 5 (8.93%) Citrix
10 4 (7.14%) Business Objects
10 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
10 4 (7.14%) Riverbed
11 3 (5.36%) Brocade
11 3 (5.36%) Symantec
11 3 (5.36%) Nokia
12 2 (3.57%) AppSense
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