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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 196 220 192
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Permanent jobs citing NAS 44 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.27% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.26% 1.70% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 36
Average salary £50,000 £23,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+112.76% -41.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,950 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £43,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +7.05%
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
1034 943 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.34% 15.92% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 879 725 1036
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 19 £50,000 - 2
Bristol +8 9 £57,500 +144.68%
Dorset 0 9 £25,000 -52.38%
Gloucestershire - 5 £55,000 - 3
Somerset +3 2 £34,000 +47.82% 1
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 69 (92.00%) SAN
2 63 (84.00%) VMware
3 52 (69.33%) Windows
3 52 (69.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (57.33%) Firewall
5 35 (46.67%) Linux
6 34 (45.33%) TCP/IP
7 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
8 28 (37.33%) MS Exchange
9 25 (33.33%) ITIL
9 25 (33.33%) VPN
10 24 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
10 24 (32.00%) Active Directory
11 22 (29.33%) DNS
12 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (28.00%) Oracle
12 21 (28.00%) Cisco
13 19 (25.33%) SSL
13 19 (25.33%) IPsec
13 19 (25.33%) vSphere
14 18 (24.00%) Citrix
15 17 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (21.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (21.33%) DHCP
17 15 (20.00%) SQL
17 15 (20.00%) CentOS
17 15 (20.00%) CheckPoint
17 15 (20.00%) CCNP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 28 (37.33%) MS Exchange
2 17 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (18.67%) IIS
4 10 (13.33%) Apache
4 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
6 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.33%) Lync
7 4 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (5.33%) MQSeries
7 4 (5.33%) JBoss
8 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS Project
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (92.00%) SAN
2 43 (57.33%) Firewall
3 34 (45.33%) TCP/IP
4 25 (33.33%) VPN
5 22 (29.33%) DNS
6 19 (25.33%) SSL
6 19 (25.33%) IPsec
7 16 (21.33%) DHCP
8 14 (18.67%) Wireless
8 14 (18.67%) VLAN
9 12 (16.00%) iSCSI
10 11 (14.67%) Network Security
11 10 (13.33%) LDAP
11 10 (13.33%) LAN
11 10 (13.33%) WAN
11 10 (13.33%) HTTP
12 9 (12.00%) MPLS
13 8 (10.67%) Internet
14 6 (8.00%) VoIP
14 6 (8.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.33%) MySQL
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Architect
3 9 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (10.67%) Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Lead Technical Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Technician
7 4 (5.33%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) J2EE
2 4 (5.33%) JSP
2 4 (5.33%) Web Services
2 4 (5.33%) XML
2 4 (5.33%) HTML
3 3 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Clustering
1 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.67%) Replication
3 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 52 (69.33%) Windows
2 35 (46.67%) Linux
3 24 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (20.00%) CentOS
6 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 11 (14.67%) UNIX
8 9 (12.00%) AIX
9 8 (10.67%) Solaris
10 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.00%) Service Management
4 9 (12.00%) Performance Management
5 7 (9.33%) ITIL V3
5 7 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 6 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.33%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (5.33%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.33%) BCP
8 4 (5.33%) Change Management
8 4 (5.33%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (5.33%) ITSM
8 4 (5.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (13.33%) Java
3 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.00%) Python
4 6 (8.00%) Perl
5 4 (5.33%) VB
5 4 (5.33%) C
6 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (20.00%) CCNP
2 15 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (18.67%) Degree
4 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.00%) ISEB
7 5 (6.67%) MCITP
8 4 (5.33%) MCP
8 4 (5.33%) HND
9 3 (4.00%) MCSE
10 2 (2.67%) CCSA
10 2 (2.67%) CCNA
10 2 (2.67%) BC Cleared
10 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.33%) MCTS
11 1 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
2 3 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (2.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (69.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (25.33%) vSphere
4 14 (18.67%) vCloud
5 9 (12.00%) XenApp
5 9 (12.00%) VMware ESX
6 7 (9.33%) XenServer
6 7 (9.33%) XenDesktop
7 6 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.33%) Terminal Services
8 4 (5.33%) Samba
8 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
8 4 (5.33%) NFS
9 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (4.00%) UAG
10 2 (2.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) Backup Exec
2 9 (12.00%) WSUS
2 9 (12.00%) SCCM
2 9 (12.00%) SCOM
3 7 (9.33%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (6.67%) OpenView
4 5 (6.67%) Unicenter
5 4 (5.33%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.33%) Netcool
5 4 (5.33%) ARCserve
5 4 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.33%) Hyperic
6 3 (4.00%) SCSM
7 2 (2.67%) Puppet
7 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (84.00%) VMware
2 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (28.00%) Oracle
3 21 (28.00%) Cisco
4 18 (24.00%) Citrix
5 15 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 14 (18.67%) EMC
7 13 (17.33%) IBM
7 13 (17.33%) Dell
8 12 (16.00%) HP
9 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
10 10 (13.33%) NetApp
11 9 (12.00%) Juniper
12 8 (10.67%) Veeam
13 7 (9.33%) McAfee
14 5 (6.67%) Symantec
14 5 (6.67%) F5
14 5 (6.67%) BMC
15 4 (5.33%) Avaya
15 4 (5.33%) Business Objects
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