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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 384 391 321
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -70
Permanent jobs citing NAS 721 686 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.64% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.67% 3.71% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 602 554 820
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +7.05%

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
19643 18515 22476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.18% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15881 14521 18756
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +8 689 £47,500 -5.00% 57
London -41 278 £50,000 -4.76% 20
South East -40 110 £42,000 -16.00% 16
North West +17 61 £42,500 -6.07% 3
Yorkshire -26 58 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East of England +6 57 £55,000 +22.22% 2
City of London -16 56 £49,500 -5.71% 5
Berkshire -18 51 £50,000 +6.38% 6
South West +15 41 £50,000 +112.76% 6
West Midlands +4 38 £33,000 -18.51% 3
Leeds +2 35 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Yorkshire -1 35 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Reading +6 31 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Manchester -3 31 £34,000 -32.00%
East Midlands +39 30 £36,250 -26.76% 1
Hertfordshire 0 25 £51,000 +56.92% 2
Cheshire +19 21 £65,000 +94.02% 1
Birmingham +4 21 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +24 20 £36,250 -26.76%
Surrey -14 20 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 19 £42,000 -43.05%
Wiltshire - 19 £50,000 - 3
South Yorkshire -7 18 £60,000 +11.62%
Watford - 18 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire -6 17 £37,000 -32.72% 5
Sheffield -11 17 £57,500 +4.54%
North East -2 14 £23,400 -4.48% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 13 £23,400 -4.48% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 13 £50,000 +9.89%
Tyne and Wear -4 13 £23,400 -4.48% 1

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1255 (87.82%) SAN
2 970 (67.88%) Windows
3 942 (65.92%) VMware
4 737 (51.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 592 (41.43%) Active Directory
6 568 (39.75%) Microsoft
7 515 (36.04%) Linux
8 502 (35.13%) Cisco
9 436 (30.51%) NetApp
9 436 (30.51%) Firewall
10 429 (30.02%) MS Exchange
11 403 (28.20%) SQL Server
12 396 (27.71%) DNS
13 395 (27.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 390 (27.29%) Citrix
15 371 (25.96%) TCP/IP
16 364 (25.47%) HP
17 346 (24.21%) EMC
18 330 (23.09%) ITIL
19 306 (21.41%) SQL
20 294 (20.57%) vSphere
21 281 (19.66%) Windows Server 2003
22 279 (19.52%) Clustering
23 261 (18.26%) MS Excel
24 258 (18.05%) IIS
25 253 (17.70%) Hyper-V
26 245 (17.14%) WAN
27 231 (16.17%) UNIX
28 224 (15.68%) Oracle
28 224 (15.68%) LAN

NAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 429 (30.02%) MS Exchange
2 258 (18.05%) IIS
3 199 (13.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 184 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 162 (11.34%) SharePoint
6 137 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 131 (9.17%) Apache
8 90 (6.30%) Lync
9 85 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 76 (5.32%) Tomcat
11 57 (3.99%) Office Communications Server
12 41 (2.87%) WebSphere
13 36 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 26 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 23 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
16 20 (1.40%) IBM Notes
17 15 (1.05%) JBoss
17 15 (1.05%) SAS
18 11 (0.77%) OpenStack
19 10 (0.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 261 (18.26%) MS Excel
2 138 (9.66%) MS Office
3 13 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.77%) SPSS
5 6 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.28%) MS Project
7 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.21%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.14%) Maya
9 1 (0.070%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.070%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.070%) InDesign
9 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.47%) RMDS
3 7 (0.49%) Oracle BRM
4 6 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.28%) AWD
7 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.070%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.070%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 98 (6.86%) Office 365
2 38 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (2.38%) SaaS
4 25 (1.75%) PaaS
5 24 (1.68%) IaaS
6 19 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.63%) Joyent
9 6 (0.42%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.28%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1255 (87.82%) SAN
2 436 (30.51%) Firewall
3 396 (27.71%) DNS
4 371 (25.96%) TCP/IP
5 245 (17.14%) WAN
6 224 (15.68%) LAN
7 211 (14.77%) DHCP
8 198 (13.86%) iSCSI
9 187 (13.09%) Fibre Channel
10 164 (11.48%) VPN
11 101 (7.07%) VLAN
12 98 (6.86%) Internet
13 85 (5.95%) LDAP
14 84 (5.88%) SSL
15 79 (5.53%) SMTP
16 72 (5.04%) MPLS
16 72 (5.04%) IPsec
17 67 (4.69%) FCoE
18 66 (4.62%) Network Security
19 65 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (28.20%) SQL Server
2 99 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (6.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 88 (6.16%) MySQL
5 39 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 24 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 24 (1.68%) DB2
8 23 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 23 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 21 (1.47%) HBase
10 19 (1.33%) Oracle Database
11 18 (1.26%) Redis
12 17 (1.19%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.05%) Informix
14 14 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (0.84%) NoSQL
16 11 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
17 10 (0.70%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 23 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.54%) Subversion
3 18 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 16 (1.12%) JIRA
5 13 (0.91%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (0.49%) AQtime
7 7 (0.49%) WebLOAD
8 4 (0.28%) Ant
8 4 (0.28%) Hudson
9 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.14%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.070%) MSI
10 1 (0.070%) Maven
10 1 (0.070%) TestNG
10 1 (0.070%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 202 (14.14%) Finance
2 70 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 57 (3.99%) Banking
4 37 (2.59%) Retail
5 24 (1.68%) Marketing
6 20 (1.40%) Games
6 20 (1.40%) Legal
7 19 (1.33%) Law
8 14 (0.98%) German Language
9 13 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.91%) Advertising
10 11 (0.77%) Publishing
10 11 (0.77%) Back Office
11 8 (0.56%) French Language
12 5 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.28%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.21%) Electronics
15 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.070%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 240 (16.79%) Architect
2 213 (14.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 175 (12.25%) Support Engineer
4 140 (9.80%) Infrastructure Architect
5 133 (9.31%) Administrator
6 129 (9.03%) Analyst
7 105 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
8 98 (6.86%) Consultant
9 79 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
10 63 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
11 59 (4.13%) Storage Engineer
12 58 (4.06%) Support Analyst
13 53 (3.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 51 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
15 50 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 49 (3.43%) Network Engineer
17 47 (3.29%) Technical Engineer
18 42 (2.94%) Technical Architect
19 40 (2.80%) Team Leader
20 39 (2.73%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (5.18%) .NET
2 53 (3.71%) Middleware
3 37 (2.59%) HTML
4 36 (2.52%) XML
5 29 (2.03%) Web Services
6 26 (1.82%) J2EE
7 21 (1.47%) XSLT
7 21 (1.47%) Rendezvous
8 17 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
9 15 (1.05%) CSS
10 14 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
11 13 (0.91%) Django
12 12 (0.84%) .NET Framework
13 10 (0.70%) MSMQ
14 9 (0.63%) SOAP
14 9 (0.63%) LAMP
14 9 (0.63%) REST
15 8 (0.56%) Software Packaging
16 7 (0.49%) JSON
16 7 (0.49%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 279 (19.52%) Clustering
2 127 (8.89%) Replication
3 73 (5.11%) Computer Science
4 69 (4.83%) Blackberry
5 68 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (4.34%) Enterprise Storage
7 42 (2.94%) Open Source
8 38 (2.66%) CLARiiON
9 35 (2.45%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.68%) Mainframe
11 21 (1.47%) Hedge funds
12 17 (1.19%) Symmetrix DMX
12 17 (1.19%) EMC Centera
13 14 (0.98%) Life Science
13 14 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.91%) IBM XIV
15 10 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (0.70%) EqualLogic
15 10 (0.70%) Mathematics
15 10 (0.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 970 (67.88%) Windows
2 515 (36.04%) Linux
3 395 (27.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 281 (19.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 231 (16.17%) UNIX
6 207 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 193 (13.51%) Solaris
8 168 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 88 (6.16%) CentOS
10 66 (4.62%) Windows 7
11 63 (4.41%) Windows XP
12 60 (4.20%) AIX
13 47 (3.29%) Windows 8
14 35 (2.45%) Windows Vista
15 29 (2.03%) Debian
16 23 (1.61%) Ubuntu
17 17 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
17 17 (1.19%) Android
18 15 (1.05%) Mac OS X
19 13 (0.91%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (23.09%) ITIL
2 161 (11.27%) Load Balancing
3 159 (11.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 130 (9.10%) Project Management
5 114 (7.98%) Migration
6 113 (7.91%) Performance Tuning
7 97 (6.79%) Change Management
8 85 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (5.46%) Benchmarking
10 77 (5.39%) TOGAF
11 73 (5.11%) Service Delivery
12 71 (4.97%) Change Control
13 62 (4.34%) Problem Management
14 60 (4.20%) Configuration Management
15 54 (3.78%) Technical Architecture
16 51 (3.57%) E-Commerce
17 49 (3.43%) CRM
17 49 (3.43%) Service Management
18 48 (3.36%) Asset Management
19 47 (3.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 306 (21.41%) SQL
2 140 (9.80%) Perl
3 98 (6.86%) PowerShell
4 83 (5.81%) Java
5 69 (4.83%) Python
6 55 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 46 (3.22%) Bash Shell
8 45 (3.15%) PHP
9 35 (2.45%) Ruby
10 32 (2.24%) VB.NET
11 27 (1.89%) JavaScript
12 25 (1.75%) C
13 21 (1.47%) VBScript
14 13 (0.91%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.77%) C#
15 11 (0.77%) C++
16 9 (0.63%) VB
17 8 (0.56%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.14%) VBA
18 2 (0.14%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 222 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 170 (11.90%) MCSE
3 135 (9.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 129 (9.03%) Degree
5 121 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
6 92 (6.44%) MCITP
7 90 (6.30%) MCSA
8 84 (5.88%) Security Cleared
9 78 (5.46%) CCNA
10 73 (5.11%) Citrix Certification
11 67 (4.69%) SC Cleared
12 62 (4.34%) CCA
13 56 (3.92%) CCNP
14 45 (3.15%) MCP
15 34 (2.38%) VCAP
16 27 (1.89%) MCTS
17 26 (1.82%) DV Cleared
18 22 (1.54%) NCDA
19 20 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
20 17 (1.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (9.87%) SLA
2 34 (2.38%) QA
3 16 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.91%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.070%) HL7
8 1 (0.070%) DICOM
8 1 (0.070%) COBIT
System Software
1 737 (51.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 592 (41.43%) Active Directory
3 294 (20.57%) vSphere
4 253 (17.70%) Hyper-V
5 201 (14.07%) VMware ESX
6 194 (13.58%) XenApp
7 128 (8.96%) NFS
8 105 (7.35%) XenDesktop
9 93 (6.51%) VMware ESXi
10 81 (5.67%) XenServer
11 65 (4.55%) vCloud
12 59 (4.13%) SRDF
13 45 (3.15%) Xen
14 40 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
15 27 (1.89%) Terminal Services
15 27 (1.89%) Firmware
16 24 (1.68%) KVM
17 21 (1.47%) Samba
18 16 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 16 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 96 (6.72%) NetBackup
2 86 (6.02%) SCCM
3 74 (5.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 73 (5.11%) SCOM
5 66 (4.62%) Backup Exec
6 65 (4.55%) Puppet
7 50 (3.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 44 (3.08%) Nagios
9 26 (1.82%) WSUS
10 24 (1.68%) EMC NetWorker
11 20 (1.40%) Cacti
11 20 (1.40%) HP SIM
11 20 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (1.19%) XenMobile
12 17 (1.19%) Opsview
12 17 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
12 17 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 16 (1.12%) ARCserve
14 14 (0.98%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.77%) Graphite
Vendors
1 942 (65.92%) VMware
2 568 (39.75%) Microsoft
3 502 (35.13%) Cisco
4 436 (30.51%) NetApp
5 390 (27.29%) Citrix
6 364 (25.47%) HP
7 346 (24.21%) EMC
8 224 (15.68%) Oracle
9 182 (12.74%) IBM
10 170 (11.90%) Symantec
11 149 (10.43%) Red Hat
12 107 (7.49%) F5
13 104 (7.28%) Dell
14 87 (6.09%) CheckPoint
15 80 (5.60%) Juniper
16 73 (5.11%) Veritas
17 63 (4.41%) Intel
18 61 (4.27%) Brocade
18 61 (4.27%) Veeam
19 48 (3.36%) Sun
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + company car
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Avanade UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
EXCELerate
Salary: £75k OTE £150k, Car Allowance, Private Health, Pension, Life Cover
Posted: Yesterday
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £60k plus Bonus, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 5 days ago