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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 512 429 422
Rank change year-on-year
-83 -7
Permanent jobs citing NAS 446 707 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 3.87% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 406 589 607
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
16241 18264 21126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 16.73% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13436 15156 16686
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 August 2016 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 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -97 415 £47,500 - 42
London -49 203 £47,500 -13.63% 16
South East -20 116 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Berkshire +19 37 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Surrey +24 32 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Yorkshire -15 30 £40,000 -3.03% 1
South West +7 27 £33,000 -30.52% 4
West Yorkshire -6 27 £40,000 -6.97% 1
Leeds +6 26 £40,000 -19.19% 1
Reading +14 22 £57,500 +15.00% 3
East of England -12 15 £51,500 +24.84%
Hampshire -27 15 £45,125 -5.00%
North West 0 14 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Manchester +2 12 £55,000 -5.17% 2
Bracknell +1 11 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Woking -2 11 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Bristol +22 10 £33,000 -28.64% 1
Wales +9 10 £31,250 -14.38%
South Wales +13 9 £35,000 -4.10%
East Sussex +13 9 £70,000 +86.66% 1
West Sussex +12 9 £50,000 +42.85%
Crawley 0 9 £50,000 +42.85%
Brighton +10 8 £70,000 -
City of London +30 7 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Scotland +14 7 £36,000 -15.29%
West Midlands -9 7 £32,000 -20.00% 5
Guildford +22 6 £57,500 +53.33%
Rochdale 0 6 £55,000 -6.77% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £47,500 +26.66%
Buckinghamshire +22 5 £40,000 -

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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.

1 885 (87.28%) SAN
2 706 (69.63%) Windows
3 633 (62.43%) VMware
4 492 (48.52%) Linux
5 468 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 415 (40.93%) Active Directory
7 409 (40.34%) Windows Server
8 396 (39.05%) Firewall
9 387 (38.17%) Cisco
10 385 (37.97%) Microsoft
11 360 (35.50%) SQL Server
12 297 (29.29%) SQL
13 269 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 241 (23.77%) Oracle
15 240 (23.67%) TCP/IP
16 231 (22.78%) NetApp
17 224 (22.09%) WAN
17 224 (22.09%) Data Centre
18 222 (21.89%) MS Exchange
19 217 (21.40%) Red Hat
20 216 (21.30%) Windows Server 2012
20 216 (21.30%) Hyper-V
21 213 (21.01%) ITIL
22 201 (19.82%) DNS
22 201 (19.82%) Citrix
23 198 (19.53%) MS Excel
24 196 (19.33%) LAN
25 195 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 192 (18.93%) EMC
27 186 (18.34%) Amazon AWS

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
1 222 (21.89%) MS Exchange
2 159 (15.68%) Apache
3 139 (13.71%) Tomcat
4 128 (12.62%) IIS
5 122 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 108 (10.65%) JBoss
7 102 (10.06%) WebSphere
8 99 (9.76%) SharePoint
9 93 (9.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 87 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 78 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 77 (7.59%) WebLogic
13 76 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
14 41 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 35 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
16 32 (3.16%) Skype for Business
17 18 (1.78%) Oracle Coherence
17 18 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
18 17 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
18 17 (1.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 198 (19.53%) MS Excel
2 118 (11.64%) MS Office
3 10 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.39%) Magento
5 2 (0.20%) Line 500
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.20%) RMDS
5 2 (0.20%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.099%) assyst
6 1 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 186 (18.34%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (15.68%) Office 365
3 97 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 87 (8.58%) SaaS
5 24 (2.37%) IaaS
6 14 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.89%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.89%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.79%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.59%) PaaS
11 4 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.20%) AdWords
12 2 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.20%) Nimbula
12 2 (0.20%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.099%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 885 (87.28%) SAN
2 396 (39.05%) Firewall
3 240 (23.67%) TCP/IP
4 224 (22.09%) WAN
5 201 (19.82%) DNS
6 196 (19.33%) LAN
7 148 (14.60%) VPN
8 131 (12.92%) DHCP
9 120 (11.83%) LDAP
10 111 (10.95%) HTTP
11 102 (10.06%) iSCSI
12 94 (9.27%) VoIP
13 77 (7.59%) Fibre Channel
13 77 (7.59%) VLAN
14 66 (6.51%) Internet
15 61 (6.02%) Wireless
16 34 (3.35%) FCoE
17 33 (3.25%) SSL
18 30 (2.96%) SMTP
18 30 (2.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (35.50%) SQL Server
2 136 (13.41%) MySQL
3 112 (11.05%) Relational Database
4 77 (7.59%) RDBMS
5 54 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 53 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 43 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 40 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (3.75%) DB2
10 36 (3.55%) Oracle Database
11 32 (3.16%) SQL Server 2014
12 23 (2.27%) Big Data
13 20 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
14 17 (1.68%) OLTP
15 16 (1.58%) NoSQL
15 16 (1.58%) OLAP
15 16 (1.58%) Oracle OLAP
16 12 (1.18%) Hadoop
17 11 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
18 10 (0.99%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 15 (1.48%) JIRA
2 9 (0.89%) AQtime
2 9 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 9 (0.89%) WebLOAD
3 6 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.20%) Hudson
6 2 (0.20%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.099%) Subversion
General
1 154 (15.19%) Finance
2 59 (5.82%) Telecoms
3 47 (4.64%) Banking
4 34 (3.35%) Legal
5 26 (2.56%) Marketing
5 26 (2.56%) Retail
6 23 (2.27%) Law
7 16 (1.58%) Advertising
8 15 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.38%) Games
10 12 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (1.08%) Back Office
12 10 (0.99%) Online Betting
13 9 (0.89%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.30%) Automotive
14 3 (0.30%) German Language
14 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.099%) Cantonese Language
15 1 (0.099%) Electronics
15 1 (0.099%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 198 (19.53%) Support Engineer
2 141 (13.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 133 (13.12%) Administrator
4 113 (11.14%) Analyst
5 100 (9.86%) Architect
6 97 (9.57%) VMware Engineer
7 92 (9.07%) Systems Administrator
8 91 (8.97%) Linux Support
9 85 (8.38%) Server Engineer
10 80 (7.89%) Applications Support
11 79 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
12 70 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
13 65 (6.41%) IT Support
13 65 (6.41%) Windows Engineer
14 62 (6.11%) IT Engineer
15 60 (5.92%) Support Analyst
15 60 (5.92%) Web Applications Support
16 59 (5.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 56 (5.52%) Storage Engineer
18 55 (5.42%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (10.06%) Web Services
2 89 (8.78%) LAMP
3 80 (7.89%) Middleware
4 66 (6.51%) .NET
5 25 (2.47%) MAPI
6 18 (1.78%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 13 (1.28%) HTML
8 10 (0.99%) CSS
9 9 (0.89%) 802.1X
9 9 (0.89%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (0.79%) XHTML
11 6 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (0.49%) Java EE
13 4 (0.39%) LAPP Stack
13 4 (0.39%) MSMQ
13 4 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (0.39%) Software Packaging
14 3 (0.30%) J2EE
14 3 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 224 (22.09%) Data Centre
2 131 (12.92%) Clustering
3 92 (9.07%) Replication
4 75 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 49 (4.83%) EMC VNX
7 44 (4.34%) Management Information System
8 41 (4.04%) Blackberry
9 36 (3.55%) Enterprise Storage
9 36 (3.55%) Public Cloud
10 31 (3.06%) Private Cloud
11 26 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.78%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.78%) Cryptography
12 18 (1.78%) EqualLogic
13 16 (1.58%) iPhone
13 16 (1.58%) PDA
13 16 (1.58%) PKI
14 15 (1.48%) EMC VMAX
15 14 (1.38%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 706 (69.63%) Windows
2 492 (48.52%) Linux
3 409 (40.34%) Windows Server
4 269 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 216 (21.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 195 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 185 (18.24%) Unix
8 119 (11.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 76 (7.50%) Windows 7
10 68 (6.71%) Solaris
11 41 (4.04%) Windows 8
12 38 (3.75%) Windows 10
13 37 (3.65%) Windows XP
14 36 (3.55%) Mac OS X
15 35 (3.45%) CentOS
16 34 (3.35%) Debian
17 28 (2.76%) Ubuntu
18 24 (2.37%) Android
19 21 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
20 19 (1.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (21.01%) ITIL
2 99 (9.76%) Project Management
3 95 (9.37%) Change Control
4 77 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 77 (7.59%) Web Operations
5 68 (6.71%) Performance Tuning
6 57 (5.62%) High Availability
7 52 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 51 (5.03%) Configuration Management
9 50 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (4.93%) Load Balancing
9 50 (4.93%) Presales
10 49 (4.83%) Capacity Planning
11 44 (4.34%) Mentoring
12 41 (4.04%) Patch Management
13 37 (3.65%) DevOps
14 36 (3.55%) Service Management
15 35 (3.45%) Benchmarking
16 34 (3.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
17 33 (3.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 297 (29.29%) SQL
2 182 (17.95%) PowerShell
3 129 (12.72%) Perl
4 89 (8.78%) Bash Shell
5 57 (5.62%) Python
6 34 (3.35%) C
7 32 (3.16%) Ruby
8 28 (2.76%) C#
8 28 (2.76%) Java
9 25 (2.47%) Shell Script
10 24 (2.37%) PHP
11 18 (1.78%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.28%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.08%) C++
13 11 (1.08%) JavaScript
14 6 (0.59%) VBScript
15 5 (0.49%) VB
15 5 (0.49%) VBA
16 2 (0.20%) AWK
16 2 (0.20%) sed
Qualifications
1 149 (14.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (8.48%) MCSE
3 77 (7.59%) Degree
4 76 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 60 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (5.52%) CCNA
7 50 (4.93%) MCITP
8 34 (3.35%) Security Cleared
9 29 (2.86%) CCNP
10 20 (1.97%) SC Cleared
11 18 (1.78%) RHCSA
12 17 (1.68%) MCSA
13 16 (1.58%) CCA
13 16 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
14 15 (1.48%) MCDBA
14 15 (1.48%) RHCA
15 14 (1.38%) MCP
16 10 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.99%) PMI Certification
17 8 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.52%) SLA
2 50 (4.93%) PCI DSS
3 35 (3.45%) QA
4 28 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.79%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.69%) COBIT
8 5 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.49%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.099%) ISO22301
System Software
1 468 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 415 (40.93%) Active Directory
3 216 (21.30%) Hyper-V
4 125 (12.33%) vSphere
5 107 (10.55%) Oracle RAC
6 83 (8.19%) NFS
7 80 (7.89%) VMware ESX
8 64 (6.31%) XenApp
9 57 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
10 48 (4.73%) Xen
11 45 (4.44%) Terminal Services
12 34 (3.35%) KVM
13 33 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
14 29 (2.86%) SRDF
15 27 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
16 25 (2.47%) vCloud
16 25 (2.47%) VMware Server
17 24 (2.37%) BitLocker
17 24 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
17 24 (2.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 153 (15.09%) Puppet
2 83 (8.19%) Backup Exec
3 76 (7.50%) OpenAM
4 68 (6.71%) SCCM
5 59 (5.82%) Nagios
6 52 (5.13%) NetBackup
7 45 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (3.35%) SCOM
9 32 (3.16%) Microsoft Clustering
10 28 (2.76%) Icinga
10 28 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
11 18 (1.78%) EMC VPLEX
12 17 (1.68%) Oracle RMAN
13 16 (1.58%) Cobbler
13 16 (1.58%) Tivoli
14 14 (1.38%) Cacti
15 13 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 12 (1.18%) FortiGate
17 11 (1.08%) BMC Marimba
18 10 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 633 (62.43%) VMware
2 387 (38.17%) Cisco
3 385 (37.97%) Microsoft
4 241 (23.77%) Oracle
5 231 (22.78%) NetApp
6 217 (21.40%) Red Hat
7 201 (19.82%) Citrix
8 192 (18.93%) EMC
9 179 (17.65%) HP
10 101 (9.96%) Veeam
11 93 (9.17%) Sun
12 91 (8.97%) SolarWinds
13 75 (7.40%) IBM
14 74 (7.30%) Dell
15 70 (6.90%) Symantec
16 50 (4.93%) Juniper
17 44 (4.34%) Apple
18 37 (3.65%) Brocade
19 31 (3.06%) Google
19 31 (3.06%) Intel
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Posted: Yesterday
City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £50000 per annum
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