The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 71 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing NAS 15 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.90% 0.33% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 1.57% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 7
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
NAS
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
225 191 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 28.55% 21.04% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 144 165 173
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

NAS
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

NAS Salary Trend in Southampton

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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
2 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (95.00%) UNIX
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
3 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (90.00%) Service Management
3 18 (90.00%) Service Delivery
3 18 (90.00%) Identity Management
4 17 (85.00%) Project Management
5 11 (55.00%) High Availability
5 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (40.00%) Java
6 8 (40.00%) NetWeaver
6 8 (40.00%) .NET
6 8 (40.00%) Retail
7 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (20.00%) COM
9 1 (5.00%) Firewall
9 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (40.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Technical Designer
1 17 (85.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 17 (85.00%) Designer
2 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) UNIX
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Service Management
1 18 (90.00%) Service Delivery
1 18 (90.00%) Identity Management
2 17 (85.00%) Project Management
3 11 (55.00%) High Availability
3 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) HP