The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 375 341 342
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +1
Permanent jobs citing NAS 726 799 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.76% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.84% 4.47% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 618 622 611
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.44% +12.50%

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
18900 17855 20698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 16.90% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15127 14032 16850
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NAS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 March 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 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
(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
England -24 690 £47,500 - 91
London -23 322 £57,125 +8.80% 40
South East -9 148 £46,250 -2.63% 16
Berkshire -25 60 £52,500 +5.00% 2
North West +26 58 £43,500 -8.42% 8
Yorkshire -23 58 £38,500 -14.44% 5
City of London -34 47 £51,250 -6.81% 10
West Yorkshire -6 43 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Leeds 0 42 £38,000 -15.55% 4
Surrey -2 37 £42,500 -11.45% 5
Reading -16 35 £58,750 +17.50% 1
Hampshire +4 30 £47,500 +35.71% 5
South West -39 26 £40,000 -5.88% 10
East Midlands +50 25 £35,000 -8.49% 4
East of England -31 25 £40,000 - 2
Cheshire +3 24 £45,000 +34.32% 3
West Midlands -24 23 £32,500 -21.68% 6
Manchester -10 21 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Wiltshire -6 18 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Hertfordshire -4 15 £51,000 -2.85% 1
Leicestershire - 15 £35,000 -
Scotland +12 12 £41,250 +10.00% 3
Sheffield -3 12 £35,000 -34.88% 1
South Yorkshire -6 12 £35,000 -34.88% 1
Shropshire - 12 £31,000 -
Newbury +6 11 £43,000 -14.85%
Sidcup -3 11 £45,250 -4.73% 1
Telford - 11 £31,000 -
Watford +3 10 £55,500 +37.88%
Swindon -3 10 £40,000 - 1

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1267 (89.23%) SAN
2 981 (69.08%) Windows
3 916 (64.51%) VMware
4 696 (49.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 590 (41.55%) Linux
6 576 (40.56%) Microsoft
7 573 (40.35%) Active Directory
8 497 (35.00%) Cisco
9 431 (30.35%) Firewall
10 430 (30.28%) NetApp
11 423 (29.79%) MS Exchange
12 401 (28.24%) SQL Server
13 390 (27.46%) Citrix
14 377 (26.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 366 (25.77%) DNS
16 360 (25.35%) EMC
17 343 (24.15%) HP
18 320 (22.54%) TCP/IP
19 307 (21.62%) SQL
20 297 (20.92%) Oracle
21 280 (19.72%) MS Excel
22 277 (19.51%) WAN
23 273 (19.23%) vSphere
24 269 (18.94%) Windows Server 2003
25 264 (18.59%) UNIX
26 260 (18.31%) ITIL
26 260 (18.31%) Hyper-V
27 257 (18.10%) LAN
28 253 (17.82%) Finance
29 239 (16.83%) Solaris

NAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 423 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 225 (15.85%) IIS
3 209 (14.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 171 (12.04%) Apache
5 169 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 143 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 135 (9.51%) SharePoint
8 112 (7.89%) Tomcat
9 90 (6.34%) Lync
10 74 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 73 (5.14%) WebSphere
12 63 (4.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 52 (3.66%) Oracle Coherence
14 48 (3.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 30 (2.11%) Office Communications Server
16 25 (1.76%) SAS
17 16 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
17 16 (1.13%) JBoss
17 16 (1.13%) IBM Notes
17 16 (1.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 280 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 117 (8.24%) MS Office
3 19 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.85%) SPSS
5 5 (0.35%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.28%) MS Project
7 1 (0.070%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.070%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.070%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.070%) InDesign
7 1 (0.070%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 40 (2.82%) RMDS
2 10 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.63%) Oracle BRM
4 7 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.21%) CODA-Financials
6 3 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
7 2 (0.14%) ENOVIA
7 2 (0.14%) Magento
8 1 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.070%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.070%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 98 (6.90%) Office 365
2 43 (3.03%) SaaS
3 39 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.76%) PaaS
5 24 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (1.41%) IaaS
7 11 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.42%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.28%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.21%) Route 53
11 3 (0.21%) GitHub
11 3 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1267 (89.23%) SAN
2 431 (30.35%) Firewall
3 366 (25.77%) DNS
4 320 (22.54%) TCP/IP
5 277 (19.51%) WAN
6 257 (18.10%) LAN
7 201 (14.15%) Fibre Channel
8 178 (12.54%) iSCSI
9 175 (12.32%) VPN
10 172 (12.11%) DHCP
11 101 (7.11%) HTTP
12 98 (6.90%) Multicast
13 95 (6.69%) Internet
14 92 (6.48%) VLAN
15 91 (6.41%) FCoE
16 73 (5.14%) LDAP
17 70 (4.93%) SMTP
18 65 (4.58%) Network Security
19 64 (4.51%) VoIP
20 62 (4.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 100 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (6.48%) MySQL
4 86 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 53 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 45 (3.17%) DB2
7 40 (2.82%) Hadoop
7 40 (2.82%) HBase
8 37 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 35 (2.46%) Oracle Database
10 27 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
11 24 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (1.55%) RDBMS
13 17 (1.20%) Big Data
14 15 (1.06%) Informix
14 15 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
17 10 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
18 9 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.55%) Subversion
2 22 (1.55%) JIRA
3 20 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 16 (1.13%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.28%) Hudson
7 2 (0.14%) Maven
8 1 (0.070%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.070%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.070%) Ant
8 1 (0.070%) Bugzilla
General
1 253 (17.82%) Finance
2 74 (5.21%) Telecoms
2 74 (5.21%) Banking
3 42 (2.96%) Retail
4 33 (2.32%) Legal
5 26 (1.83%) Law
6 25 (1.76%) Marketing
7 23 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.48%) Advertising
9 20 (1.41%) Games
10 15 (1.06%) German Language
11 12 (0.85%) Electronics
11 12 (0.85%) Publishing
12 11 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.70%) French Language
14 6 (0.42%) Back Office
15 5 (0.35%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.28%) Local Government
17 3 (0.21%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 244 (17.18%) Architect
2 209 (14.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 169 (11.90%) Administrator
4 150 (10.56%) Support Engineer
5 141 (9.93%) Infrastructure Architect
6 136 (9.58%) Systems Administrator
7 116 (8.17%) Consultant
8 110 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 104 (7.32%) Analyst
10 84 (5.92%) Storage Engineer
11 82 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
12 73 (5.14%) Technical Engineer
13 68 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 57 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
15 50 (3.52%) Technical Architect
16 44 (3.10%) Infrastructure Manager
17 43 (3.03%) Support Analyst
17 43 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 42 (2.96%) Technical Support
18 42 (2.96%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (5.85%) Middleware
2 81 (5.70%) .NET
3 55 (3.87%) XML
4 53 (3.73%) HTML
5 40 (2.82%) XSLT
5 40 (2.82%) Rendezvous
6 33 (2.32%) Web Services
7 32 (2.25%) J2EE
8 17 (1.20%) .NET Framework
9 13 (0.92%) LAMP
10 11 (0.77%) SOAP
11 10 (0.70%) REST
11 10 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
12 9 (0.63%) JSP
13 7 (0.49%) Django
13 7 (0.49%) Flash
13 7 (0.49%) ASP.NET
13 7 (0.49%) CSS
14 6 (0.42%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 238 (16.76%) Clustering
2 106 (7.46%) Replication
3 89 (6.27%) Blackberry
4 83 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 50 (3.52%) Computer Science
7 47 (3.31%) Mainframe
8 43 (3.03%) CLARiiON
9 40 (2.82%) Management Information System
10 37 (2.61%) Open Source
11 23 (1.62%) Celerra
12 14 (0.99%) Life Science
13 13 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (0.85%) EqualLogic
15 11 (0.77%) IBM XIV
16 10 (0.70%) N-Tier
17 9 (0.63%) iPad
18 7 (0.49%) PMI
18 7 (0.49%) Symmetrix
19 6 (0.42%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 981 (69.08%) Windows
2 590 (41.55%) Linux
3 377 (26.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 269 (18.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 264 (18.59%) UNIX
6 239 (16.83%) Solaris
7 191 (13.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 170 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 77 (5.42%) CentOS
10 68 (4.79%) Windows XP
11 64 (4.51%) Windows 7
12 55 (3.87%) AIX
13 38 (2.68%) Windows 8
14 35 (2.46%) Windows Vista
15 34 (2.39%) Android
16 29 (2.04%) Debian
17 23 (1.62%) Mac OS X
18 22 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
19 20 (1.41%) Ubuntu
19 20 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (18.31%) ITIL
2 155 (10.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 121 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (8.31%) Migration
5 117 (8.24%) Performance Tuning
6 116 (8.17%) Load Balancing
7 111 (7.82%) Project Management
8 100 (7.04%) Benchmarking
9 79 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 69 (4.86%) TOGAF
11 68 (4.79%) Change Management
12 63 (4.44%) Change Control
13 61 (4.30%) Performance Management
14 60 (4.23%) Configuration Management
15 59 (4.15%) Performance Monitoring
16 58 (4.08%) Service Management
17 49 (3.45%) Business Continuity
18 45 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
19 43 (3.03%) PRINCE2
19 43 (3.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 307 (21.62%) SQL
2 124 (8.73%) Perl
3 116 (8.17%) PowerShell
4 90 (6.34%) Java
5 65 (4.58%) Python
6 58 (4.08%) Shell Script
7 53 (3.73%) Bash Shell
8 44 (3.10%) PHP
9 43 (3.03%) JavaScript
10 25 (1.76%) VB.NET
11 21 (1.48%) Ruby
12 14 (0.99%) T-SQL
13 13 (0.92%) VBScript
14 11 (0.77%) C
15 9 (0.63%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.42%) Bourne shell
17 2 (0.14%) C#
17 2 (0.14%) VB
18 1 (0.070%) C++
18 1 (0.070%) VBA
Qualifications
1 205 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 165 (11.62%) MCSE
3 117 (8.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 110 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
5 101 (7.11%) Degree
6 81 (5.70%) MCITP
7 75 (5.28%) MCSA
8 72 (5.07%) Security Cleared
9 69 (4.86%) Citrix Certification
10 67 (4.72%) CCNA
11 58 (4.08%) SC Cleared
12 53 (3.73%) MCP
12 53 (3.73%) CCA
13 50 (3.52%) CCNP
14 37 (2.61%) VCP4
15 35 (2.46%) DV Cleared
16 18 (1.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 18 (1.27%) NCDA
17 17 (1.20%) RHCSA
17 17 (1.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (8.87%) SLA
2 24 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 24 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.13%) ISO 9001
4 15 (1.06%) QA
5 5 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 696 (49.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 573 (40.35%) Active Directory
3 273 (19.23%) vSphere
4 260 (18.31%) Hyper-V
5 177 (12.46%) XenApp
6 163 (11.48%) NFS
7 153 (10.77%) VMware ESX
8 95 (6.69%) SRDF
9 86 (6.06%) XenDesktop
10 81 (5.70%) XenServer
11 78 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
12 65 (4.58%) Oracle RAC
13 64 (4.51%) vCloud
14 61 (4.30%) Xen
15 30 (2.11%) KVM
16 26 (1.83%) Terminal Services
17 22 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 21 (1.48%) Samba
19 17 (1.20%) DFS Replication
20 16 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 89 (6.27%) SCCM
2 84 (5.92%) NetBackup
3 63 (4.44%) Puppet
4 62 (4.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 53 (3.73%) SCOM
6 48 (3.38%) Backup Exec
7 47 (3.31%) Nagios
8 46 (3.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 39 (2.75%) EMC NetWorker
10 27 (1.90%) WSUS
11 25 (1.76%) Opsview
12 22 (1.55%) ARCserve
13 21 (1.48%) XenMobile
14 20 (1.41%) Cacti
15 17 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 15 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
17 14 (0.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
18 13 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
18 13 (0.92%) SCSM
19 11 (0.77%) Graphite
Vendors
1 916 (64.51%) VMware
2 576 (40.56%) Microsoft
3 497 (35.00%) Cisco
4 430 (30.28%) NetApp
5 390 (27.46%) Citrix
6 360 (25.35%) EMC
7 343 (24.15%) HP
8 297 (20.92%) Oracle
9 185 (13.03%) IBM
10 174 (12.25%) Red Hat
11 173 (12.18%) Symantec
12 118 (8.31%) Dell
13 97 (6.83%) Intel
14 93 (6.55%) CheckPoint
15 88 (6.20%) Veritas
16 78 (5.49%) F5
17 72 (5.07%) Brocade
18 64 (4.51%) Juniper
19 60 (4.23%) Sun
20 57 (4.01%) Veeam
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £23500.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + car,Laptop,Phone
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £42500.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £85.00 - £94.00 per day + pool car
Posted: 18 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits, bonus & training
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits pension,healthcare,season ticket l
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £20-23,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k plus Bonus, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: circa £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago