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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 198 223 196
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Permanent jobs citing NAS 44 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.17% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.07% 1.14% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 39 6 30
Average salary £52,500 £23,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+123.40% -40.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £45,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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
1081 877 1191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.40% 15.33% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 905 681 1007
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
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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 +10 17 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Dorset -4 11 £25,000 -
Bristol +6 10 £57,500 +144.68%
Gloucestershire - 6 £59,500 - 4
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 65 (94.20%) SAN
2 61 (88.41%) VMware
3 52 (75.36%) Windows
4 49 (71.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (57.97%) Firewall
6 35 (50.72%) Linux
6 35 (50.72%) TCP/IP
7 30 (43.48%) Microsoft
8 26 (37.68%) MS Exchange
9 25 (36.23%) VPN
10 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 23 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (31.88%) ITIL
11 22 (31.88%) Active Directory
11 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (30.43%) vSphere
13 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (27.54%) IPsec
13 19 (27.54%) DNS
14 18 (26.09%) SSL
14 18 (26.09%) Cisco
14 18 (26.09%) Oracle
14 18 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (24.64%) Citrix
16 16 (23.19%) vCloud
17 15 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (21.74%) CCNP
17 15 (21.74%) DHCP
17 15 (21.74%) SQL

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 26 (37.68%) MS Exchange
2 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (18.84%) IIS
4 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (10.14%) Apache
6 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
6 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.80%) Lync
7 4 (5.80%) MQSeries
7 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.80%) JBoss
7 4 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) MS Project
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (94.20%) SAN
2 40 (57.97%) Firewall
3 35 (50.72%) TCP/IP
4 25 (36.23%) VPN
5 19 (27.54%) DNS
5 19 (27.54%) IPsec
6 18 (26.09%) SSL
7 15 (21.74%) DHCP
8 13 (18.84%) VLAN
9 12 (17.39%) Wireless
10 11 (15.94%) iSCSI
11 10 (14.49%) Network Security
11 10 (14.49%) LDAP
11 10 (14.49%) LAN
11 10 (14.49%) WAN
11 10 (14.49%) MPLS
12 8 (11.59%) Internet
13 7 (10.14%) HTTP
14 5 (7.25%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (7.25%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (15.94%) Architect
4 9 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Network Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Lead Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Lead Technical Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Network Support
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Support Technician
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Technician
9 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) J2EE
2 4 (5.80%) Web Services
3 3 (4.35%) XML
3 3 (4.35%) Middleware
3 3 (4.35%) JSP
3 3 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.25%) Clustering
2 5 (7.25%) Replication
3 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 52 (75.36%) Windows
2 35 (50.72%) Linux
3 23 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (20.29%) CentOS
7 12 (17.39%) Windows 7
8 11 (15.94%) UNIX
9 9 (13.04%) AIX
10 6 (8.70%) Solaris
11 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
2 10 (14.49%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (13.04%) Service Management
4 8 (11.59%) Performance Management
5 6 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 6 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.25%) ITSM
6 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.80%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.80%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (5.80%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (5.80%) BCP
7 4 (5.80%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) Java
3 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.70%) Python
4 6 (8.70%) Perl
5 4 (5.80%) VB
5 4 (5.80%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (21.74%) CCNP
2 15 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (20.29%) Degree
4 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.70%) ISEB
6 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.25%) MCITP
6 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.80%) MCP
7 4 (5.80%) HND
8 3 (4.35%) MCSE
9 2 (2.90%) BC Cleared
9 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.45%) MCTS
10 1 (1.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) QA
3 2 (2.90%) COBIT
System Software
1 49 (71.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (31.88%) Active Directory
3 21 (30.43%) vSphere
4 16 (23.19%) vCloud
5 9 (13.04%) XenApp
5 9 (13.04%) VMware ESX
6 7 (10.14%) XenServer
6 7 (10.14%) XenDesktop
7 5 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.80%) Terminal Services
8 4 (5.80%) Samba
9 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
9 3 (4.35%) NFS
9 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (4.35%) UAG
10 2 (2.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (20.29%) Backup Exec
2 9 (13.04%) SCCM
2 9 (13.04%) SCOM
3 8 (11.59%) WSUS
4 6 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (7.25%) OpenView
5 5 (7.25%) Unicenter
6 4 (5.80%) ARCserve
6 4 (5.80%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (4.35%) Tivoli
7 3 (4.35%) Hyperic
7 3 (4.35%) SCSM
7 3 (4.35%) Netcool
8 2 (2.90%) Puppet
8 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 61 (88.41%) VMware
2 30 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.09%) Oracle
3 18 (26.09%) Cisco
4 17 (24.64%) Citrix
5 13 (18.84%) EMC
6 12 (17.39%) Dell
6 12 (17.39%) IBM
6 12 (17.39%) CheckPoint
7 9 (13.04%) HP
8 8 (11.59%) Juniper
8 8 (11.59%) Veeam
8 8 (11.59%) Red Hat
9 7 (10.14%) NetApp
10 6 (8.70%) McAfee
11 5 (7.25%) F5
11 5 (7.25%) BMC
12 4 (5.80%) Avaya
12 4 (5.80%) SAP
12 4 (5.80%) 3PAR
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 4% Matched Pension, 25 Days Holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago