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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 397 384 395
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing NAS 713 756 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.66% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 3.63% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 591 614 528
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.49%

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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 686 £47,500 +5.55% 64
London +46 319 £55,000 +4.76% 27
South East +35 158 £44,375 +4.41% 17
Yorkshire +11 80 £42,500 -12.82% 7
West Yorkshire -10 57 £43,000 -14.00% 5
Leeds -2 53 £49,500 -1.00% 5
East of England -9 45 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Hampshire +21 43 £45,000 +11.80% 5
City of London +18 40 £47,500 -7.31% 4
Surrey +14 39 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Berkshire -5 36 £50,000 +33.33% 3
North West -44 34 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Hertfordshire +13 26 £33,750 -41.30% 1
Manchester -17 24 £58,000 +73.13% 1
South West -25 22 £47,500 +14.45% 8
East Midlands +2 20 £35,500 +9.23%
Southampton +26 19 £50,000 +28.20% 2
Reading -12 19 £50,000 +17.64% 2
South Yorkshire +16 14 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Farnborough -6 14 £36,250 +9.02%
Scotland +5 13 £42,500 +32.81% 3
Cambridgeshire +16 12 £37,500 -28.57%
Sheffield +6 11 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Watford -2 11 £62,500 +8.69%
West Midlands -17 11 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Peterborough - 11 £37,500 -
Woking +12 10 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Oxfordshire +8 9 £35,500 +20.33%
Edinburgh 0 9 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1249 (88.52%) SAN
2 1014 (71.86%) Windows
3 902 (63.93%) VMware
4 702 (49.75%) Linux
5 683 (48.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 618 (43.80%) Microsoft
7 589 (41.74%) Active Directory
8 588 (41.67%) Cisco
9 454 (32.18%) NetApp
10 440 (31.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 436 (30.90%) MS Exchange
12 430 (30.47%) DNS
13 366 (25.94%) EMC
14 360 (25.51%) SQL Server
15 354 (25.09%) Firewall
16 349 (24.73%) ITIL
17 341 (24.17%) WAN
18 334 (23.67%) LAN
19 333 (23.60%) HP
20 332 (23.53%) TCP/IP
21 318 (22.54%) Oracle
22 288 (20.41%) Hyper-V
23 287 (20.34%) Citrix
24 277 (19.63%) vSphere
24 277 (19.63%) Data Centre
25 272 (19.28%) SQL
25 272 (19.28%) DHCP
26 266 (18.85%) Finance
27 265 (18.78%) Windows Server 2003
28 263 (18.64%) UNIX

NAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 436 (30.90%) MS Exchange
2 243 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 237 (16.80%) IIS
4 186 (13.18%) Apache
5 175 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 164 (11.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 162 (11.48%) SharePoint
8 147 (10.42%) Tomcat
9 115 (8.15%) WebSphere
10 111 (7.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 95 (6.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 89 (6.31%) Oracle Coherence
13 87 (6.17%) Lync
14 49 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
15 32 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
16 24 (1.70%) NetWeaver
17 23 (1.63%) nginx
18 17 (1.20%) OpenStack
19 10 (0.71%) JBoss
20 6 (0.43%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 202 (14.32%) MS Excel
2 132 (9.36%) MS Office
3 42 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.57%) MS Project
5 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.071%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 68 (4.82%) RMDS
2 11 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.43%) Sophis RISQUE
4 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.071%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.071%) Agresso
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.071%) Line 500
6 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.071%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 167 (11.84%) Office 365
2 78 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (3.83%) Mimecast
5 35 (2.48%) SaaS
6 32 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
6 32 (2.27%) IaaS
7 20 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (1.28%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.92%) PaaS
10 9 (0.64%) Symantec.cloud
11 8 (0.57%) Google Apps
12 6 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.43%) GitHub
12 6 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.14%) Yammer
14 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.071%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 1249 (88.52%) SAN
2 430 (30.47%) DNS
3 354 (25.09%) Firewall
4 341 (24.17%) WAN
5 334 (23.67%) LAN
6 332 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 272 (19.28%) DHCP
8 210 (14.88%) iSCSI
9 203 (14.39%) Fibre Channel
10 202 (14.32%) VPN
11 124 (8.79%) Multicast
12 122 (8.65%) VoIP
12 122 (8.65%) FCoE
13 116 (8.22%) HTTP
14 105 (7.44%) VLAN
15 90 (6.38%) Internet
16 81 (5.74%) SSL
17 68 (4.82%) IPsec
18 63 (4.46%) LDAP
19 49 (3.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (25.51%) SQL Server
2 84 (5.95%) MySQL
3 75 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 70 (4.96%) Hadoop
4 70 (4.96%) HBase
5 65 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
6 58 (4.11%) Oracle Database
7 55 (3.90%) DB2
8 47 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 38 (2.69%) OLTP
10 34 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 34 (2.41%) Relational Database
11 25 (1.77%) NoSQL
12 20 (1.42%) Oracle Exadata
13 19 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
14 18 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (1.13%) Big Data
16 15 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
17 14 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 32 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 25 (1.77%) Subversion
3 18 (1.28%) ProC
4 11 (0.78%) JIRA
5 10 (0.71%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.28%) Hudson
8 4 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.21%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.071%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.071%) GCC
10 1 (0.071%) Ant
10 1 (0.071%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.071%) ClearQuest
General
1 266 (18.85%) Finance
2 65 (4.61%) Telecoms
3 60 (4.25%) Retail
4 57 (4.04%) Legal
5 55 (3.90%) Banking
6 37 (2.62%) Law
7 29 (2.06%) Advertising
8 21 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.42%) Marketing
10 19 (1.35%) Back Office
11 13 (0.92%) Billing
12 12 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.78%) French Language
14 10 (0.71%) Publishing
15 8 (0.57%) Electronics
16 7 (0.50%) German Language
16 7 (0.50%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.43%) Italian Language
17 6 (0.43%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 262 (18.57%) Architect
2 200 (14.17%) Infrastructure Architect
3 184 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 179 (12.69%) Support Engineer
5 137 (9.71%) Administrator
6 127 (9.00%) Analyst
7 107 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
8 98 (6.95%) Consultant
9 91 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
10 72 (5.10%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 68 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
12 65 (4.61%) Linux Administrator
13 58 (4.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 57 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
14 57 (4.04%) Technical Architect
15 51 (3.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 50 (3.54%) Lead Architect
17 49 (3.47%) Storage Engineer
18 48 (3.40%) IT Support
18 48 (3.40%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (9.14%) Middleware
2 74 (5.24%) XML
3 73 (5.17%) HTML
4 68 (4.82%) XSLT
4 68 (4.82%) Rendezvous
4 68 (4.82%) Ultra Messaging
5 61 (4.32%) .NET
6 25 (1.77%) COM
7 24 (1.70%) Web Services
8 20 (1.42%) J2EE
8 20 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
9 16 (1.13%) WebSphere MQ
10 14 (0.99%) Software Packaging
11 12 (0.85%) LAMP
12 7 (0.50%) MAPI
12 7 (0.50%) SAP Basis
12 7 (0.50%) ISPF
13 6 (0.43%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.43%) CSS
14 5 (0.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 277 (19.63%) Data Centre
2 216 (15.31%) Clustering
3 132 (9.36%) Replication
4 111 (7.87%) Blackberry
5 94 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
6 84 (5.95%) CLARiiON
7 60 (4.25%) Enterprise Storage
8 59 (4.18%) EMC VNX
9 56 (3.97%) Management Information System
10 41 (2.91%) Mainframe
11 39 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
12 31 (2.20%) BYOD
13 30 (2.13%) Computer Science
14 27 (1.91%) EqualLogic
15 24 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
16 22 (1.56%) EMC VMAX
17 17 (1.20%) Celerra
18 16 (1.13%) Client/Server
18 16 (1.13%) N-Tier
19 15 (1.06%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1014 (71.86%) Windows
2 702 (49.75%) Linux
3 440 (31.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 265 (18.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 263 (18.64%) UNIX
6 262 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 219 (15.52%) Solaris
8 151 (10.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 88 (6.24%) Windows 7
10 75 (5.32%) CentOS
11 68 (4.82%) Windows 8
12 66 (4.68%) Android
13 64 (4.54%) Windows XP
14 49 (3.47%) Apple iOS
15 41 (2.91%) Windows Mobile
16 35 (2.48%) AIX
17 34 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
18 31 (2.20%) Windows Vista
19 30 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
20 29 (2.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (24.73%) ITIL
2 176 (12.47%) Performance Tuning
3 158 (11.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 138 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (9.64%) Load Balancing
6 118 (8.36%) Benchmarking
7 115 (8.15%) Migration
8 105 (7.44%) Project Management
9 101 (7.16%) Service Delivery
10 93 (6.59%) Configuration Management
11 89 (6.31%) Change Management
12 82 (5.81%) Change Control
13 66 (4.68%) PRINCE2
14 56 (3.97%) TOGAF
15 55 (3.90%) Mentoring
15 55 (3.90%) Problem Management
16 54 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
17 52 (3.69%) E-Commerce
18 51 (3.61%) Business Continuity
19 49 (3.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 272 (19.28%) SQL
2 113 (8.01%) Java
2 113 (8.01%) PowerShell
3 79 (5.60%) JavaScript
4 67 (4.75%) Bash Shell
5 58 (4.11%) Perl
6 40 (2.83%) Ruby
7 37 (2.62%) Python
8 29 (2.06%) C
9 25 (1.77%) Shell Script
10 20 (1.42%) PHP
11 11 (0.78%) C#
12 8 (0.57%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.57%) VBA
13 7 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.43%) VBScript
15 5 (0.35%) R
15 5 (0.35%) C-shell
16 3 (0.21%) C++
17 2 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 207 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 142 (10.06%) MCSE
3 131 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
4 115 (8.15%) CCNA
5 111 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 100 (7.09%) Degree
7 86 (6.09%) MCITP
8 62 (4.39%) Security Cleared
9 43 (3.05%) MCP
10 40 (2.83%) MCSA
11 31 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
12 29 (2.06%) CCNP
12 29 (2.06%) SC Cleared
13 24 (1.70%) DV Cleared
14 21 (1.49%) MCTS
15 19 (1.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 14 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
16 14 (0.99%) NCDA
16 14 (0.99%) VCP5
17 13 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (9.85%) SLA
2 21 (1.49%) QA
3 14 (0.99%) COBIT
4 9 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 683 (48.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 589 (41.74%) Active Directory
3 288 (20.41%) Hyper-V
4 277 (19.63%) vSphere
5 217 (15.38%) VMware ESX
6 200 (14.17%) NFS
7 132 (9.36%) SRDF
8 108 (7.65%) XenApp
9 107 (7.58%) Oracle RAC
10 89 (6.31%) Xen
10 89 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
11 79 (5.60%) vCloud
12 62 (4.39%) KVM
13 51 (3.61%) XenServer
14 45 (3.19%) DFS Replication
15 43 (3.05%) Terminal Services
16 34 (2.41%) XenDesktop
16 34 (2.41%) VMware Server
17 27 (1.91%) Firmware
18 26 (1.84%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 108 (7.65%) SCCM
2 78 (5.53%) Puppet
3 64 (4.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 64 (4.54%) Backup Exec
4 49 (3.47%) Nagios
5 48 (3.40%) NetBackup
6 45 (3.19%) SCOM
7 29 (2.06%) Cacti
8 24 (1.70%) EMC NetWorker
9 23 (1.63%) WSUS
10 22 (1.56%) vMotion
11 21 (1.49%) BMC Marimba
12 20 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (1.28%) Check_MK
13 18 (1.28%) EMC VPLEX
14 16 (1.13%) FortiGate
14 16 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
15 15 (1.06%) SnapVault
16 14 (0.99%) SnapMirror
16 14 (0.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 902 (63.93%) VMware
2 618 (43.80%) Microsoft
3 588 (41.67%) Cisco
4 454 (32.18%) NetApp
5 366 (25.94%) EMC
6 333 (23.60%) HP
7 318 (22.54%) Oracle
8 287 (20.34%) Citrix
9 213 (15.10%) IBM
10 160 (11.34%) Red Hat
11 149 (10.56%) Symantec
12 133 (9.43%) Intel
13 97 (6.87%) Dell
14 68 (4.82%) Sybase
14 68 (4.82%) TIBCO
14 68 (4.82%) DataSynapse
15 65 (4.61%) Veeam
16 61 (4.32%) Juniper
17 58 (4.11%) F5
18 55 (3.90%) Brocade
Staines, Middlesex
Manifestly Important
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Life + Pen
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum £35,000 to £38,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified COMPETETIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago