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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 408 380 312
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -68
Permanent jobs citing NAS 717 652 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.62% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 3.57% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 597 548 806
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +2.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
20608 18279 21956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.04% 17.38% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16325 14851 17977
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 18 September 2014 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 18 September 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
(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 -18 667 £45,000 -7.21% 80
London -44 278 £52,000 -0.95% 27
South East -43 114 £42,500 -12.37% 12
Yorkshire -5 75 £45,000 -14.28% 15
North West +19 74 £42,500 +3.65% 10
West Yorkshire +2 73 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Leeds +14 70 £48,750 -2.50% 5
East of England -1 56 £50,000 +17.64% 8
Manchester +18 43 £34,500 -50.71% 6
City of London -10 42 £48,000 -14.66% 13
Berkshire +6 41 £42,500 +6.25% 3
South West -3 31 £41,000 -0.60% 1
Hampshire -4 29 £36,000 -28.00% 2
Surrey -49 25 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Wales +24 24 £35,000 +29.62% 2
South Wales +23 23 £35,000 +29.62% 1
Reading +2 21 £42,500 +13.33%
Bedfordshire +11 20 £50,000 +29.03%
West Midlands -29 17 £38,500 +13.23% 1
Cheshire -4 16 £48,500 +27.63% 3
East Midlands -5 15 £32,500 -27.77% 4
Wiltshire +6 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Essex +8 12 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 12 £44,000 +10.00% 2
Luton - 12 £42,000 -
Leicestershire +14 9 £32,500 -25.28%
Scotland -37 9 £36,250 -39.58% 2
Knutsford - 9 £52,500 - 1
Caerphilly +18 8 £34,500 +27.77%
Liverpool +16 8 £50,000 -9.09%

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1346 (87.18%) SAN
2 1010 (65.41%) Windows
3 977 (63.28%) VMware
4 751 (48.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 659 (42.68%) Active Directory
6 589 (38.15%) Linux
7 583 (37.76%) Microsoft
8 509 (32.97%) NetApp
9 502 (32.51%) Cisco
10 461 (29.86%) DNS
11 446 (28.89%) MS Exchange
12 430 (27.85%) ITIL
12 430 (27.85%) Firewall
13 415 (26.88%) SQL Server
14 403 (26.10%) TCP/IP
15 394 (25.52%) Windows Server 2008
16 389 (25.19%) HP
17 384 (24.87%) EMC
18 363 (23.51%) SQL
19 304 (19.69%) Citrix
20 289 (18.72%) DHCP
21 287 (18.59%) IIS
22 279 (18.07%) UNIX
22 279 (18.07%) Clustering
23 278 (18.01%) Windows Server 2003
24 247 (16.00%) VMware ESX
24 247 (16.00%) vSphere
25 244 (15.80%) Hyper-V
26 239 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2010
27 237 (15.35%) Oracle

NAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 446 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 287 (18.59%) IIS
3 239 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 171 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 161 (10.43%) SharePoint
6 119 (7.71%) Apache
7 112 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 102 (6.61%) Lync
9 90 (5.83%) Tomcat
10 87 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 79 (5.12%) Office Communications Server
12 45 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 43 (2.78%) WebSphere
14 20 (1.30%) IBM Notes
14 20 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 20 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
15 16 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (0.78%) SAS
16 12 (0.78%) Node.js
17 11 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 229 (14.83%) MS Excel
2 118 (7.64%) MS Office
3 12 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.65%) MS Project
5 8 (0.52%) SPSS
6 6 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.19%) Maya
8 3 (0.19%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (1.30%) RMDS
2 17 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.32%) Magento
4 5 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.26%) AWD
6 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.19%) Eikon
7 2 (0.13%) Sophis RISQUE
8 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.065%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 102 (6.61%) Office 365
2 32 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.62%) SaaS
4 24 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (1.42%) Joyent
6 21 (1.36%) IaaS
7 19 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.97%) PaaS
9 12 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.65%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.19%) GitHub
13 1 (0.065%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1346 (87.18%) SAN
2 461 (29.86%) DNS
3 430 (27.85%) Firewall
4 403 (26.10%) TCP/IP
5 289 (18.72%) DHCP
6 231 (14.96%) WAN
7 223 (14.44%) LAN
8 187 (12.11%) iSCSI
9 186 (12.05%) VPN
10 146 (9.46%) Fibre Channel
11 130 (8.42%) Internet
12 104 (6.74%) LDAP
13 101 (6.54%) SSL
14 93 (6.02%) VLAN
15 86 (5.57%) HTTP
15 86 (5.57%) SMTP
16 78 (5.05%) SNMP
17 71 (4.60%) IPsec
18 63 (4.08%) FCoE
19 59 (3.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (26.88%) SQL Server
2 120 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 109 (7.06%) MySQL
4 87 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 55 (3.56%) Oracle Database
6 41 (2.66%) Redis
7 39 (2.53%) MongoDB
8 30 (1.94%) Hadoop
9 27 (1.75%) MariaDB
9 27 (1.75%) NoSQL
10 26 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
14 21 (1.36%) Oracle Exadata
15 20 (1.30%) HBase
16 16 (1.04%) Relational Database
17 13 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (2.01%) Git (software)
2 26 (1.68%) Subversion
2 26 (1.68%) JIRA
3 17 (1.10%) WebLOAD
3 17 (1.10%) AQtime
4 14 (0.91%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.52%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.45%) Hudson
7 4 (0.26%) MSI
7 4 (0.26%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.26%) Ant
8 3 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.13%) Maven
10 1 (0.065%) TestNG
10 1 (0.065%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.065%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.065%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.065%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 197 (12.76%) Finance
2 55 (3.56%) Banking
3 38 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.27%) Retail
4 35 (2.27%) Advertising
5 23 (1.49%) Law
5 23 (1.49%) Legal
6 21 (1.36%) Back Office
7 15 (0.97%) Marketing
8 14 (0.91%) Games
9 12 (0.78%) German Language
10 10 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.65%) French Language
11 8 (0.52%) Publishing
12 7 (0.45%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.32%) Automotive
13 5 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.26%) Front Office
14 4 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 224 (14.51%) Architect
2 187 (12.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 168 (10.88%) Support Engineer
4 159 (10.30%) Infrastructure Architect
5 153 (9.91%) Administrator
6 149 (9.65%) Analyst
7 106 (6.87%) Systems Administrator
8 105 (6.80%) Consultant
9 81 (5.25%) Systems Engineer
10 79 (5.12%) 3rd Line Support
11 62 (4.02%) Support Analyst
12 58 (3.76%) Technical Specialist
13 53 (3.43%) DBA
14 51 (3.30%) Storage Specialist
15 50 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 48 (3.11%) Linux Engineer
17 43 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
18 42 (2.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 39 (2.53%) Infrastructure Manager
20 38 (2.46%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (4.21%) Middleware
2 58 (3.76%) .NET
3 44 (2.85%) XML
4 39 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
5 32 (2.07%) HTML
6 30 (1.94%) Web Services
7 27 (1.75%) MSMQ
8 21 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
9 20 (1.30%) CSS
9 20 (1.30%) XSLT
9 20 (1.30%) Rendezvous
10 19 (1.23%) J2EE
11 17 (1.10%) MAPI
12 15 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
13 14 (0.91%) Software Packaging
13 14 (0.91%) JSON
14 9 (0.58%) Django
14 9 (0.58%) JMX
15 8 (0.52%) LAMP
15 8 (0.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 279 (18.07%) Clustering
2 155 (10.04%) Replication
3 118 (7.64%) Enterprise Storage
4 96 (6.22%) Computer Science
5 94 (6.09%) CLARiiON
6 92 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
7 68 (4.40%) Blackberry
8 51 (3.30%) Firmware
9 49 (3.17%) EMC Centera
10 46 (2.98%) Symmetrix DMX
11 45 (2.91%) Management Information System
12 26 (1.68%) Open Source
13 25 (1.62%) Hedge funds
14 19 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (1.10%) IBM XIV
16 12 (0.78%) Mathematics
16 12 (0.78%) Physics
17 11 (0.71%) NHS
18 10 (0.65%) Client/Server
18 10 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1010 (65.41%) Windows
2 589 (38.15%) Linux
3 394 (25.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 279 (18.07%) UNIX
5 278 (18.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 202 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 188 (12.18%) Solaris
8 173 (11.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 86 (5.57%) CentOS
10 63 (4.08%) Windows 7
11 45 (2.91%) Windows XP
12 44 (2.85%) AIX
13 42 (2.72%) Windows 8
14 38 (2.46%) Debian
15 37 (2.40%) Oracle Linux
16 34 (2.20%) Ubuntu
17 32 (2.07%) Android
18 29 (1.88%) Apple iOS
19 27 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
20 25 (1.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (27.85%) ITIL
2 225 (14.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 194 (12.56%) Load Balancing
4 139 (9.00%) Project Management
5 119 (7.71%) Performance Tuning
5 119 (7.71%) Change Management
6 112 (7.25%) Migration
7 96 (6.22%) Change Control
8 86 (5.57%) Problem Management
9 84 (5.44%) Service Delivery
10 80 (5.18%) E-Commerce
11 75 (4.86%) Benchmarking
11 75 (4.86%) TOGAF
12 70 (4.53%) Configuration Management
13 66 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
14 64 (4.15%) Asset Management
15 62 (4.02%) Technical Architecture
16 59 (3.82%) Service Management
17 57 (3.69%) PRINCE2
18 53 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 363 (23.51%) SQL
2 141 (9.13%) Perl
3 96 (6.22%) Java
4 90 (5.83%) Bash Shell
5 85 (5.51%) PowerShell
6 80 (5.18%) Python
7 61 (3.95%) Ruby
8 55 (3.56%) Shell Script
9 36 (2.33%) PHP
9 36 (2.33%) JavaScript
10 32 (2.07%) C
11 26 (1.68%) C#
12 22 (1.42%) T-SQL
13 21 (1.36%) C++
14 19 (1.23%) VBScript
15 17 (1.10%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.04%) VB
17 10 (0.65%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.39%) PowerHouse
19 3 (0.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 231 (14.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 182 (11.79%) Degree
3 160 (10.36%) MCSE
4 142 (9.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 116 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
6 115 (7.45%) MCITP
7 102 (6.61%) Security Cleared
8 83 (5.38%) MCSA
9 77 (4.99%) CCNA
10 75 (4.86%) SC Cleared
11 53 (3.43%) CCNP
12 49 (3.17%) MCTS
13 45 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
14 42 (2.72%) MCP
15 40 (2.59%) CCA
16 38 (2.46%) NCDA
17 36 (2.33%) NCIE
18 30 (1.94%) VCAP
19 20 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
20 18 (1.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (9.91%) SLA
2 46 (2.98%) QA
3 18 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.26%) COBIT
8 1 (0.065%) HL7
8 1 (0.065%) DICOM
8 1 (0.065%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 751 (48.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 659 (42.68%) Active Directory
3 247 (16.00%) VMware ESX
3 247 (16.00%) vSphere
4 244 (15.80%) Hyper-V
5 155 (10.04%) XenApp
6 151 (9.78%) NFS
7 94 (6.09%) XenDesktop
8 93 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
9 66 (4.27%) XenServer
10 54 (3.50%) vCloud
11 52 (3.37%) SRDF
12 44 (2.85%) Oracle RAC
13 40 (2.59%) Xen
14 29 (1.88%) KVM
15 25 (1.62%) Terminal Services
16 23 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 15 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
18 14 (0.91%) Samba
19 11 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 123 (7.97%) NetBackup
2 119 (7.71%) Backup Exec
3 102 (6.61%) SCOM
3 102 (6.61%) Puppet
4 86 (5.57%) SCCM
5 66 (4.27%) Nagios
6 60 (3.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 47 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (2.20%) WSUS
9 32 (2.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 25 (1.62%) Data Guard
11 18 (1.17%) Opsview
12 16 (1.04%) HP SIM
12 16 (1.04%) ZABBIX
13 15 (0.97%) ARCserve
14 14 (0.91%) Cacti
14 14 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
15 13 (0.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 11 (0.71%) SCVMM
16 11 (0.71%) OpenView
Vendors
1 977 (63.28%) VMware
2 583 (37.76%) Microsoft
3 509 (32.97%) NetApp
4 502 (32.51%) Cisco
5 389 (25.19%) HP
6 384 (24.87%) EMC
7 304 (19.69%) Citrix
8 237 (15.35%) Oracle
9 186 (12.05%) IBM
10 172 (11.14%) Symantec
11 171 (11.08%) Red Hat
12 104 (6.74%) Dell
13 97 (6.28%) F5
14 87 (5.63%) Veritas
15 79 (5.12%) Juniper
16 66 (4.27%) Sun
17 60 (3.89%) CommVault
18 56 (3.63%) Intel
18 56 (3.63%) Veeam
19 55 (3.56%) Brocade
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £2000 - £27000 per annum + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 8 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34500.00 per annum + 3,750pa On-Call + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + Plus Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Citrix
Posted: 2 days ago