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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 491 429 416
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -13
Permanent jobs citing NAS 502 722 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.66% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 3.87% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 449 594 610
Median salary £50,000 £47,938 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.30% +0.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
16560 18672 20557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.90% 16.96% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13770 15324 16429
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 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 July 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
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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 -74 473 £50,000 - 36
London -52 221 £50,000 -13.04% 9
South East +21 139 £50,000 +28.66% 14
Berkshire +26 46 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Surrey +40 43 £52,500 +41.89% 6
Yorkshire -9 40 £40,000 - 4
South West +26 31 £45,000 - 1
Leeds +19 31 £40,000 -19.19% 4
West Yorkshire +9 31 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Reading +29 30 £57,500 +9.52% 6
East of England -11 23 £47,250 +26.00% 1
Hampshire -19 19 £43,250 -3.88%
Bristol +39 15 £45,000 -
City of London +30 14 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Essex +13 13 £52,500 +2.43%
Wales - 12 £26,500 - 1
South Wales - 12 £26,500 - 1
Woking +3 11 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Bracknell -5 11 £52,500 -
Winchester - 10 £43,250 -
Buckinghamshire +29 9 £47,500 +26.66%
West Midlands -8 9 £34,500 -13.75% 2
Brighton +11 8 £41,877 -
East Sussex +7 8 £41,877 +11.67%
Canary Wharf +5 8 £100,000 +233.33%
North West -18 8 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Guildford - 8 £57,500 -
Manchester +1 7 £55,000 -1.78% 4
West Sussex -8 7 £22,500 -35.71%
Hertfordshire -10 7 £26,500 -41.11%

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 954 (85.95%) SAN
2 786 (70.81%) Windows
3 681 (61.35%) VMware
4 568 (51.17%) Linux
5 516 (46.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 471 (42.43%) Active Directory
7 458 (41.26%) Windows Server
8 447 (40.27%) Microsoft
9 425 (38.29%) Firewall
10 391 (35.23%) Cisco
11 389 (35.05%) SQL Server
12 334 (30.09%) SQL
13 322 (29.01%) Windows Server 2008
14 293 (26.40%) TCP/IP
15 264 (23.78%) MS Exchange
16 257 (23.15%) DNS
17 253 (22.79%) Oracle
18 250 (22.52%) NetApp
19 242 (21.80%) Data Centre
20 241 (21.71%) ITIL
21 238 (21.44%) WAN
22 236 (21.26%) Windows Server 2012
23 234 (21.08%) Red Hat
24 228 (20.54%) Unix
25 224 (20.18%) Citrix
26 215 (19.37%) Hyper-V
27 214 (19.28%) MS Excel
28 213 (19.19%) LAN
29 200 (18.02%) EMC
30 199 (17.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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
1 264 (23.78%) MS Exchange
2 168 (15.14%) Apache
3 166 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 144 (12.97%) Tomcat
5 124 (11.17%) JBoss
6 123 (11.08%) IIS
7 110 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 107 (9.64%) SharePoint
9 105 (9.46%) WebSphere
10 96 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 95 (8.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 81 (7.30%) BizTalk Server
13 67 (6.04%) WebLogic
14 58 (5.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 49 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
16 43 (3.87%) Skype for Business
17 20 (1.80%) Confluence
18 19 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
19 18 (1.62%) OpenStack
19 18 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 214 (19.28%) MS Excel
2 140 (12.61%) MS Office
3 11 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.090%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.36%) Magento
3 3 (0.27%) RMDS
4 2 (0.18%) FastStats
4 2 (0.18%) Line 500
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.18%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.090%) assyst
5 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 189 (17.03%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (14.95%) Office 365
3 107 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 88 (7.93%) SaaS
5 23 (2.07%) IaaS
6 15 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.81%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.81%) OneDrive
10 8 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.72%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.72%) PaaS
11 5 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.45%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.18%) AdWords
13 2 (0.18%) Nimbula
13 2 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 954 (85.95%) SAN
2 425 (38.29%) Firewall
3 293 (26.40%) TCP/IP
4 257 (23.15%) DNS
5 238 (21.44%) WAN
6 213 (19.19%) LAN
7 181 (16.31%) VPN
8 167 (15.05%) DHCP
9 138 (12.43%) LDAP
10 125 (11.26%) HTTP
11 100 (9.01%) iSCSI
12 99 (8.92%) VoIP
13 89 (8.02%) VLAN
14 76 (6.85%) Internet
15 74 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
16 63 (5.68%) Wireless
17 57 (5.14%) SSL
18 45 (4.05%) SMTP
19 34 (3.06%) IMAP
20 31 (2.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (35.05%) SQL Server
2 152 (13.69%) MySQL
3 114 (10.27%) Relational Database
4 78 (7.03%) RDBMS
5 61 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 55 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 55 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 45 (4.05%) Oracle Database
8 37 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 36 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (3.06%) DB2
11 22 (1.98%) Big Data
11 22 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
12 14 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (1.17%) OLTP
14 12 (1.08%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.08%) OLAP
14 12 (1.08%) Oracle OLAP
15 11 (0.99%) NoSQL
15 11 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (2.16%) JIRA
2 19 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.08%) AQtime
4 12 (1.08%) WebLOAD
5 8 (0.72%) Hudson
6 7 (0.63%) Subversion
7 5 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.36%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.36%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.090%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.090%) Visual Studio
General
1 171 (15.41%) Finance
2 63 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 59 (5.32%) Banking
4 37 (3.33%) Legal
5 34 (3.06%) Retail
6 27 (2.43%) Marketing
7 23 (2.07%) Law
8 17 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 16 (1.44%) Advertising
10 14 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.26%) Games
11 11 (0.99%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.72%) Back Office
12 8 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.45%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.27%) Automotive
14 3 (0.27%) German Language
15 2 (0.18%) Electronics
16 1 (0.090%) Billing
16 1 (0.090%) Military
Job Titles
1 220 (19.82%) Support Engineer
2 150 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 147 (13.24%) Administrator
4 127 (11.44%) Analyst
5 106 (9.55%) Systems Administrator
6 103 (9.28%) Architect
7 97 (8.74%) VMware Engineer
8 96 (8.65%) Linux Support
9 82 (7.39%) Applications Support
10 81 (7.30%) Server Engineer
11 75 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
12 73 (6.58%) Infrastructure Architect
13 72 (6.49%) Support Analyst
14 70 (6.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 68 (6.13%) IT Engineer
15 68 (6.13%) IT Support
16 67 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support
17 61 (5.50%) Windows Engineer
18 59 (5.32%) IT Support Engineer
19 58 (5.23%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (10.45%) Web Services
2 98 (8.83%) LAMP
3 89 (8.02%) .NET
4 75 (6.76%) Middleware
5 33 (2.97%) MAPI
6 18 (1.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 17 (1.53%) HTML
8 13 (1.17%) ASP.NET
9 12 (1.08%) 802.1X
9 12 (1.08%) CSS
10 10 (0.90%) LAPP Stack
11 9 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (0.81%) XHTML
12 8 (0.72%) JDBC
13 6 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (0.45%) Django
14 5 (0.45%) Java EE
14 5 (0.45%) Software Packaging
15 4 (0.36%) COM
15 4 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 242 (21.80%) Data Centre
2 148 (13.33%) Clustering
3 102 (9.19%) Replication
4 84 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (5.86%) Computer Science
6 62 (5.59%) Blackberry
7 49 (4.41%) EMC VNX
8 43 (3.87%) Management Information System
9 35 (3.15%) Enterprise Storage
10 33 (2.97%) Private Cloud
11 30 (2.70%) Public Cloud
12 23 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
13 21 (1.89%) Cryptography
13 21 (1.89%) iPhone
13 21 (1.89%) PDA
14 19 (1.71%) Client/Server
15 18 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.62%) Fat Client
15 18 (1.62%) Thin Client
16 17 (1.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 786 (70.81%) Windows
2 568 (51.17%) Linux
3 458 (41.26%) Windows Server
4 322 (29.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 236 (21.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 228 (20.54%) Unix
7 199 (17.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 147 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 95 (8.56%) Windows 7
10 76 (6.85%) Solaris
11 50 (4.50%) Windows 8
12 46 (4.14%) Windows XP
13 42 (3.78%) CentOS
13 42 (3.78%) Debian
13 42 (3.78%) Windows 10
14 37 (3.33%) Mac OS X
14 37 (3.33%) Ubuntu
15 31 (2.79%) Android
16 27 (2.43%) Windows 2000 Server
17 25 (2.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (21.71%) ITIL
2 95 (8.56%) Project Management
3 91 (8.20%) Change Control
4 88 (7.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 82 (7.39%) Web Operations
6 66 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
7 64 (5.77%) High Availability
8 61 (5.50%) Service Delivery
9 60 (5.41%) Load Balancing
10 53 (4.77%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (4.68%) Capacity Planning
11 52 (4.68%) Mentoring
12 50 (4.50%) Presales
13 48 (4.32%) Configuration Management
14 47 (4.23%) Migration
15 43 (3.87%) DevOps
16 37 (3.33%) Business Continuity
16 37 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
17 36 (3.24%) Benchmarking
18 35 (3.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 334 (30.09%) SQL
2 183 (16.49%) PowerShell
3 144 (12.97%) Perl
4 99 (8.92%) Bash Shell
5 59 (5.32%) Python
6 36 (3.24%) Java
7 33 (2.97%) C#
8 32 (2.88%) PHP
9 29 (2.61%) Ruby
10 28 (2.52%) C
11 26 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 18 (1.62%) T-SQL
13 15 (1.35%) JavaScript
14 14 (1.26%) C++
15 12 (1.08%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.72%) AWK
16 8 (0.72%) sed
16 8 (0.72%) VBA
17 6 (0.54%) VB
18 3 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 173 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (9.55%) MCSE
3 105 (9.46%) Degree
4 82 (7.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 57 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (5.05%) MCITP
7 53 (4.77%) CCNA
8 48 (4.32%) Security Cleared
9 32 (2.88%) SC Cleared
10 26 (2.34%) CCNP
11 23 (2.07%) MCSA
12 18 (1.62%) MCP
12 18 (1.62%) RHCSA
13 17 (1.53%) CCA
13 17 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
14 16 (1.44%) MCDBA
15 12 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (1.08%) RHCA
16 11 (0.99%) DV Cleared
17 9 (0.81%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.40%) SLA
2 38 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (3.24%) PCI DSS
4 34 (3.06%) QA
5 14 (1.26%) ISO 9001
5 14 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.63%) COBIT
7 6 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.45%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.090%) ISO22301
System Software
1 516 (46.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 471 (42.43%) Active Directory
3 215 (19.37%) Hyper-V
4 137 (12.34%) vSphere
5 112 (10.09%) Oracle RAC
6 101 (9.10%) NFS
7 82 (7.39%) VMware ESX
8 77 (6.94%) XenApp
9 64 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
10 50 (4.50%) Terminal Services
11 46 (4.14%) Xen
12 36 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
13 34 (3.06%) vCloud
14 30 (2.70%) KVM
15 29 (2.61%) Virtual Servers
16 28 (2.52%) VMware Server
16 28 (2.52%) XenDesktop
17 26 (2.34%) SRDF
18 24 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
18 24 (2.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 161 (14.50%) Puppet
2 102 (9.19%) Backup Exec
3 81 (7.30%) OpenAM
4 61 (5.50%) Nagios
5 60 (5.41%) SCCM
6 55 (4.95%) NetBackup
7 40 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 35 (3.15%) SCOM
10 32 (2.88%) Microsoft Clustering
11 26 (2.34%) Icinga
12 17 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
13 16 (1.44%) Tivoli
14 15 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
14 15 (1.35%) EMC VPLEX
14 15 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 13 (1.17%) Cobbler
16 12 (1.08%) Perfmon
17 10 (0.90%) FortiGate
17 10 (0.90%) Simpana
Vendors
1 681 (61.35%) VMware
2 447 (40.27%) Microsoft
3 391 (35.23%) Cisco
4 253 (22.79%) Oracle
5 250 (22.52%) NetApp
6 234 (21.08%) Red Hat
7 224 (20.18%) Citrix
8 200 (18.02%) EMC
9 188 (16.94%) HP
10 104 (9.37%) Sun
11 102 (9.19%) Veeam
12 93 (8.38%) SolarWinds
13 86 (7.75%) Dell
13 86 (7.75%) Symantec
14 79 (7.12%) IBM
15 63 (5.68%) Apple
16 45 (4.05%) Juniper
17 43 (3.87%) Brocade
18 40 (3.60%) SonicWALL
19 38 (3.42%) Google
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, On Call
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Experis Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 35,000-50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits + Over-Time
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Annapurna HR
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
FICO
Salary: Salary depends on experience
Posted: 14 days ago