The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
UK
Rank 534 508 427
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -81
Permanent jobs citing NAS 321 479 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.48% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 2.86% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 260 401 551
Median salary £44,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £41,660 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +4.15%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14106 16729 18565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.78% 16.71% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11517 13902 15058
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing NAS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NAS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NAS within the UK.

NAS Salary Trend in the UK

NAS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

NAS Salary Histogram in the UK

NAS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -43 297 £45,000 - 27
London -11 141 £65,000 +30.00% 11
South East +16 66 £40,000 -9.38% 6
Berkshire +56 35 £45,000 -12.19% 3
Yorkshire +15 35 £35,000 -20.45% 2
City of London +23 28 £64,500 +17.27% 3
West Yorkshire +26 25 £35,000 -36.36%
Leeds +32 24 £35,000 -36.36%
Reading +51 23 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Scotland +42 17 £39,000 -13.33% 4
West Midlands +21 15 £35,000 +16.66% 1
South West +13 13 £34,961 -14.72%
North West -25 13 £35,000 +11.11% 5
Kent +16 11 £32,500 -13.33% 1
East of England +9 11 £37,500 - 2
Manchester -25 10 £36,250 +45.00% 2
Bristol +17 8 £33,000 -26.66%
Sittingbourne - 8 £32,500 -
West Sussex - 7 £25,000 -
Birmingham - 7 £42,000 -
Gourock - 7 £38,000 -
Inverclyde - 7 £38,000 -
Edinburgh +13 6 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Hampshire -19 6 £50,000 +15.27% 1
Crawley - 6 £25,000 -
Wiltshire +21 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Surrey +17 5 £48,750 +16.57% 1
South Yorkshire -5 5 - - 1
North Yorkshire -10 5 £21,500 -38.57% 1
Stockport - 5 £32,500 - 1

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for NAS.

1 677 (91.49%) SAN
2 514 (69.46%) Windows
3 510 (68.92%) VMware
4 368 (49.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 298 (40.27%) Active Directory
6 294 (39.73%) Cisco
7 282 (38.11%) Linux
8 270 (36.49%) Windows Server
9 246 (33.24%) Microsoft
10 223 (30.14%) NetApp
11 220 (29.73%) Hyper-V
12 216 (29.19%) SQL Server
13 211 (28.51%) Firewall
14 189 (25.54%) WAN
15 184 (24.86%) Windows Server 2012
16 180 (24.32%) EMC
17 179 (24.19%) SQL
18 177 (23.92%) Oracle
19 176 (23.78%) Amazon AWS
20 168 (22.70%) LAN
21 163 (22.03%) PowerShell
22 155 (20.95%) MS Excel
23 154 (20.81%) Windows Server 2008
24 153 (20.68%) iSCSI
25 146 (19.73%) MS Exchange
25 146 (19.73%) IIS
26 137 (18.51%) HP
26 137 (18.51%) Citrix
27 131 (17.70%) DNS
28 122 (16.49%) Finance

NAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 146 (19.73%) IIS
1 146 (19.73%) MS Exchange
2 110 (14.86%) Apache
3 101 (13.65%) Tomcat
4 78 (10.54%) WebSphere
5 76 (10.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 63 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 58 (7.84%) SharePoint
8 55 (7.43%) Oracle Coherence
9 44 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
10 41 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2007
11 35 (4.73%) JBoss
12 31 (4.19%) WebLogic
13 28 (3.78%) BizTalk Server
14 26 (3.51%) OpenStack
15 24 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
16 22 (2.97%) Skype for Business
17 15 (2.03%) IBM Domino
18 11 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
18 11 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 155 (20.95%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.86%) MS Office
3 7 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.41%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.27%) MS Project
7 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Autodesk Flame
8 1 (0.14%) Autodesk Smoke
8 1 (0.14%) Avid Media Composer
8 1 (0.14%) Maya
8 1 (0.14%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 28 (3.78%) RMDS
2 6 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 176 (23.78%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (14.73%) Office 365
3 90 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (5.27%) SaaS
5 19 (2.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (2.30%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.22%) IaaS
8 8 (1.08%) PaaS
9 6 (0.81%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.41%) G Suite
11 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 677 (91.49%) SAN
2 211 (28.51%) Firewall
3 189 (25.54%) WAN
4 168 (22.70%) LAN
5 153 (20.68%) iSCSI
6 131 (17.70%) DNS
7 111 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
7 111 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 87 (11.76%) HTTP
9 86 (11.62%) DHCP
10 79 (10.68%) VPN
11 70 (9.46%) VoIP
12 59 (7.97%) VLAN
13 57 (7.70%) FCoE
13 57 (7.70%) Multicast
14 48 (6.49%) LDAP
15 41 (5.54%) Internet
16 36 (4.86%) Network Security
17 34 (4.59%) WLAN
18 33 (4.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (29.19%) SQL Server
2 79 (10.68%) MySQL
3 61 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 39 (5.27%) Hadoop
6 38 (5.14%) HBase
7 36 (4.86%) RDBMS
7 36 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (3.92%) NoSQL
10 27 (3.65%) DB2
11 23 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (3.11%) SQL Server 2014
12 21 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 20 (2.70%) OLAP
13 20 (2.70%) OLTP
13 20 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
14 14 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (1.89%) MongoDB
14 14 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 15 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.49%) JIRA
4 10 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.81%) Hudson
6 5 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.68%) Subversion
7 4 (0.54%) AQtime
7 4 (0.54%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.54%) WebLOAD
7 4 (0.54%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.14%) Ant
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 122 (16.49%) Finance
2 34 (4.59%) Banking
3 32 (4.32%) Marketing
4 29 (3.92%) Games
5 27 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.57%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.16%) Back Office
8 14 (1.89%) Legal
9 11 (1.49%) Advertising
10 10 (1.35%) Law
10 10 (1.35%) Online Betting
11 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.54%) Publishing
12 4 (0.54%) Retail
13 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.41%) German Language
14 2 (0.27%) French Language
14 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (19.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 129 (17.43%) Administrator
3 105 (14.19%) Support Engineer
4 97 (13.11%) Systems Administrator
5 85 (11.49%) Architect
6 77 (10.41%) Analyst
7 73 (9.86%) Server Engineer
8 67 (9.05%) Infrastructure Architect
9 58 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
10 55 (7.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 55 (7.43%) Windows Engineer
11 50 (6.76%) Storage Engineer
12 45 (6.08%) Linux Administrator
13 42 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
14 41 (5.54%) IT Engineer
15 39 (5.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 38 (5.14%) Technical Architect
16 38 (5.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
17 35 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
18 33 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (10.68%) Middleware
1 79 (10.68%) Web Services
2 43 (5.81%) HTML
3 40 (5.41%) LAMP
4 28 (3.78%) Rendezvous
4 28 (3.78%) Ultra Messaging
4 28 (3.78%) XML
4 28 (3.78%) XSLT
5 12 (1.62%) Flash
6 8 (1.08%) .NET
7 7 (0.95%) MAPI
8 6 (0.81%) JDBC
8 6 (0.81%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (0.54%) Kafka
9 4 (0.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.14%) jQuery
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.14%) RESTful
10 1 (0.14%) WAP
10 1 (0.14%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 119 (16.08%) Data Centre
2 91 (12.30%) Clustering
3 50 (6.76%) Replication
4 43 (5.81%) EMC VNX
5 33 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (4.46%) Public Cloud
6 31 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (3.92%) Hedge funds
8 27 (3.65%) Enterprise Storage
9 22 (2.97%) Computer Science
10 21 (2.84%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.76%) CLARiiON
11 13 (1.76%) Driving Licence
11 13 (1.76%) IBM XIV
12 10 (1.35%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.35%) Cryptography
13 9 (1.22%) PKI
14 8 (1.08%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.08%) EMC VMAX
14 8 (1.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 514 (69.46%) Windows
2 282 (38.11%) Linux
3 270 (36.49%) Windows Server
4 184 (24.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 154 (20.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 112 (15.14%) Unix
7 88 (11.89%) Solaris
8 86 (11.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 77 (10.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 44 (5.95%) Windows 7
11 23 (3.11%) Windows 10
12 20 (2.70%) Mac OS X
12 20 (2.70%) Ubuntu
13 13 (1.76%) CentOS
14 10 (1.35%) Windows 8
15 9 (1.22%) AIX
15 9 (1.22%) Data ONTAP
15 9 (1.22%) Debian
16 7 (0.95%) SUSE
16 7 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (14.05%) ITIL
2 103 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 94 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
5 63 (8.51%) Change Control
6 58 (7.84%) High Availability
6 58 (7.84%) Project Management
7 57 (7.70%) Benchmarking
8 52 (7.03%) Configuration Management
9 50 (6.76%) Presales
10 45 (6.08%) DevOps
11 36 (4.86%) Patch Management
11 36 (4.86%) Service Delivery
12 33 (4.46%) Change Management
12 33 (4.46%) Load Balancing
13 32 (4.32%) Capacity Planning
14 30 (4.05%) Server Building
15 28 (3.78%) Problem Management
15 28 (3.78%) Web Operations
16 27 (3.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 179 (24.19%) SQL
2 163 (22.03%) PowerShell
3 70 (9.46%) Perl
4 57 (7.70%) Bash Shell
5 56 (7.57%) Python
6 53 (7.16%) Java
7 38 (5.14%) C
8 33 (4.46%) Ruby
8 33 (4.46%) Shell Script
9 32 (4.32%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.49%) C#
11 10 (1.35%) Go
12 9 (1.22%) VB
13 8 (1.08%) VBScript
14 7 (0.95%) C++
14 7 (0.95%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.81%) AWK
15 6 (0.81%) PHP
15 6 (0.81%) sed
16 3 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (7.03%) MCSE
3 49 (6.62%) Degree
3 49 (6.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 46 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (5.00%) CCNA
6 22 (2.97%) MCITP
7 17 (2.30%) MCP
8 16 (2.16%) Security Cleared
9 15 (2.03%) CCNP
10 10 (1.35%) MCSA
11 9 (1.22%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.22%) RHCSA
12 8 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.08%) VCAP
13 7 (0.95%) RHCE
13 7 (0.95%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.54%) CCVP
14 4 (0.54%) RHCA
14 4 (0.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.84%) SLA
2 48 (6.49%) PCI DSS
3 29 (3.92%) QA
4 21 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 368 (49.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 298 (40.27%) Active Directory
3 220 (29.73%) Hyper-V
4 96 (12.97%) NFS
5 86 (11.62%) Oracle RAC
6 79 (10.68%) Xen
7 78 (10.54%) vSphere
8 71 (9.59%) VMware ESX
9 70 (9.46%) KVM
10 58 (7.84%) SRDF
11 39 (5.27%) VMware ESXi
12 35 (4.73%) XenApp
13 27 (3.65%) Docker
14 25 (3.38%) Firmware
15 21 (2.84%) Terminal Services
16 16 (2.16%) Terminal Server
17 14 (1.89%) DFS Replication
17 14 (1.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 14 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
18 13 (1.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 119 (16.08%) Puppet
2 73 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (9.59%) SCCM
4 36 (4.86%) Nagios
5 35 (4.73%) Ansible
6 32 (4.32%) NetBackup
6 32 (4.32%) SCOM
7 28 (3.78%) OpenAM
8 20 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
9 19 (2.57%) EMC VPLEX
10 18 (2.43%) Backup Exec
10 18 (2.43%) Cobbler
11 16 (2.16%) WSUS
12 14 (1.89%) Kubernetes
13 13 (1.76%) Rundeck
13 13 (1.76%) Tivoli
14 11 (1.49%) Zenoss
15 10 (1.35%) BMC Marimba
15 10 (1.35%) Cacti
15 10 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 510 (68.92%) VMware
2 294 (39.73%) Cisco
3 246 (33.24%) Microsoft
4 223 (30.14%) NetApp
5 180 (24.32%) EMC
6 177 (23.92%) Oracle
7 137 (18.51%) Citrix
7 137 (18.51%) HP
8 88 (11.89%) IBM
9 85 (11.49%) Red Hat
10 57 (7.70%) Intel
11 56 (7.57%) Juniper
11 56 (7.57%) Veeam
12 53 (7.16%) Dell
13 48 (6.49%) Brocade
14 45 (6.08%) SolarWinds
15 42 (5.68%) Google
16 38 (5.14%) CommVault
17 35 (4.73%) Sybase
18 30 (4.05%) Avaya
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 Per Annum plus benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
York
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits including bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent & Essex Police
Salary: From £31,353 to £36,390 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Kent & Essex Police
Salary: From £31,353 to £36,390 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28500 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Simcyp (a Certara Company)
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Car, bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £80000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45k - £55k + Bens + Stock
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £85000.00 - £100000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + good bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 14 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago