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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 389 387 320
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -67
Permanent jobs citing NAS 701 679 911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.65% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.73% 3.81% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 585 533 792
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.76% +10.58%

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
18793 17807 21534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.13% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15284 13978 17888
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +5 659 £45,000 -10.00% 88
London -30 286 £52,500 -4.54% 40
South East -45 121 £46,250 -7.50% 21
Berkshire -15 62 £50,000 +4.16% 6
Yorkshire -14 57 £37,500 -21.05% 7
North West +22 45 £42,500 -10.52% 10
West Yorkshire +6 45 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Leeds +6 45 £37,500 -16.66% 4
City of London -34 42 £48,500 -10.59% 10
East of England -10 39 £51,000 +12.08% 2
Reading +8 37 £52,500 +5.00% 1
South West -3 34 £47,500 - 3
West Midlands -5 34 £34,000 -15.00% 3
East Midlands +49 31 £35,000 -29.29% 2
Hertfordshire +4 24 £51,000 +61.90%
Wiltshire +12 23 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Cheshire +1 17 £65,000 +85.71% 3
Hampshire -2 17 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Manchester -4 17 £35,000 -26.31% 7
Watford -1 16 £58,500 +103.47%
Surrey -28 16 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Scotland +19 15 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 15 £42,000 +1.20% 2
Newbury +8 13 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Birmingham +4 13 £32,500 - 1
North East 0 13 £23,700 -3.26%
Shropshire - 13 £32,000 -
Nottinghamshire +20 12 £27,500 -44.44%
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 12 £23,400 -4.48%
Tyne and Wear -3 12 £23,400 -4.48%

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1273 (89.15%) SAN
2 977 (68.42%) Windows
3 942 (65.97%) VMware
4 731 (51.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 588 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 556 (38.94%) Microsoft
7 547 (38.31%) Linux
8 499 (34.94%) Cisco
9 458 (32.07%) NetApp
10 428 (29.97%) Firewall
11 419 (29.34%) MS Exchange
12 412 (28.85%) SQL Server
13 401 (28.08%) Citrix
14 387 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
15 376 (26.33%) DNS
16 352 (24.65%) EMC
17 347 (24.30%) HP
18 342 (23.95%) TCP/IP
19 305 (21.36%) ITIL
20 297 (20.80%) vSphere
21 296 (20.73%) SQL
22 275 (19.26%) Windows Server 2003
23 266 (18.63%) Clustering
24 265 (18.56%) MS Excel
25 251 (17.58%) Hyper-V
26 245 (17.16%) UNIX
27 244 (17.09%) WAN
28 243 (17.02%) Oracle
29 239 (16.74%) IIS
30 232 (16.25%) Finance

NAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 419 (29.34%) MS Exchange
2 239 (16.74%) IIS
3 205 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 186 (13.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 150 (10.50%) SharePoint
6 146 (10.22%) Apache
7 134 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 86 (6.02%) Lync
8 86 (6.02%) Tomcat
9 73 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 56 (3.92%) WebSphere
11 54 (3.78%) Office Communications Server
12 40 (2.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 33 (2.31%) Oracle Coherence
13 33 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 21 (1.47%) IBM Notes
15 19 (1.33%) SAS
16 13 (0.91%) OpenStack
17 12 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
18 11 (0.77%) JBoss
Applications
1 265 (18.56%) MS Excel
2 137 (9.59%) MS Office
3 15 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.77%) SPSS
5 6 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.21%) MS Project
7 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.14%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.070%) Maya
8 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.070%) InDesign
8 1 (0.070%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 26 (1.82%) RMDS
2 14 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.63%) Oracle BRM
4 7 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.14%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.070%) AWD
8 1 (0.070%) Magento
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.070%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 84 (5.88%) Office 365
2 40 (2.80%) SaaS
2 40 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.89%) PaaS
4 25 (1.75%) IaaS
5 11 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.42%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.35%) Joyent
10 4 (0.28%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.21%) Route 53
11 3 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1273 (89.15%) SAN
2 428 (29.97%) Firewall
3 376 (26.33%) DNS
4 342 (23.95%) TCP/IP
5 244 (17.09%) WAN
6 225 (15.76%) LAN
7 201 (14.08%) Fibre Channel
8 196 (13.73%) iSCSI
9 188 (13.17%) DHCP
10 170 (11.90%) VPN
11 104 (7.28%) VLAN
12 96 (6.72%) Internet
13 82 (5.74%) FCoE
13 82 (5.74%) LDAP
14 79 (5.53%) Multicast
15 75 (5.25%) SMTP
16 74 (5.18%) MPLS
17 73 (5.11%) HTTP
18 72 (5.04%) Network Security
18 72 (5.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 111 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 103 (7.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 86 (6.02%) MySQL
5 48 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (2.31%) DB2
7 30 (2.10%) Hadoop
8 29 (2.03%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.03%) SQL Server 2000
9 26 (1.82%) HBase
10 20 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (1.40%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.33%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.05%) MongoDB
13 15 (1.05%) Informix
14 14 (0.98%) Big Data
15 8 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.56%) Redis
15 8 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (1.68%) Subversion
1 24 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 20 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 17 (1.19%) JIRA
4 14 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.28%) Ant
6 4 (0.28%) Hudson
7 2 (0.14%) Maven
7 2 (0.14%) AQtime
7 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.14%) WebLOAD
8 1 (0.070%) TestNG
8 1 (0.070%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.070%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.070%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.070%) LoadRunner
General
1 232 (16.25%) Finance
2 79 (5.53%) Telecoms
3 61 (4.27%) Banking
4 41 (2.87%) Retail
5 28 (1.96%) Marketing
6 24 (1.68%) Law
7 23 (1.61%) Legal
8 20 (1.40%) Games
9 17 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.05%) Advertising
11 12 (0.84%) German Language
12 11 (0.77%) Publishing
13 8 (0.56%) Back Office
14 7 (0.49%) French Language
15 6 (0.42%) Electronics
16 4 (0.28%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.28%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.14%) Local Government
18 1 (0.070%) Financial Institution
18 1 (0.070%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 248 (17.37%) Architect
2 215 (15.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 163 (11.41%) Support Engineer
4 149 (10.43%) Infrastructure Architect
5 144 (10.08%) Administrator
6 127 (8.89%) Analyst
7 112 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
8 111 (7.77%) Consultant
9 96 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support
10 70 (4.90%) Storage Engineer
11 67 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
12 65 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
13 62 (4.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 59 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
15 56 (3.92%) Support Analyst
16 52 (3.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 48 (3.36%) Network Engineer
18 43 (3.01%) Infrastructure Manager
19 40 (2.80%) Technical Architect
20 39 (2.73%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (5.11%) .NET
2 64 (4.48%) Middleware
3 42 (2.94%) HTML
4 39 (2.73%) XML
5 35 (2.45%) Web Services
6 26 (1.82%) Rendezvous
6 26 (1.82%) J2EE
6 26 (1.82%) XSLT
7 14 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (0.84%) LAMP
8 12 (0.84%) .NET Framework
9 11 (0.77%) Django
9 11 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (0.77%) CSS
10 10 (0.70%) SOAP
10 10 (0.70%) REST
11 7 (0.49%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.42%) Software Packaging
13 5 (0.35%) JSON
13 5 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 266 (18.63%) Clustering
2 120 (8.40%) Replication
3 72 (5.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 69 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (4.62%) Blackberry
6 65 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 42 (2.94%) Open Source
8 32 (2.24%) Mainframe
9 29 (2.03%) CLARiiON
10 28 (1.96%) Management Information System
11 19 (1.33%) Hedge funds
12 15 (1.05%) Life Science
13 11 (0.77%) Celerra
13 11 (0.77%) Symmetrix DMX
13 11 (0.77%) EqualLogic
13 11 (0.77%) EMC Centera
14 10 (0.70%) IBM XIV
14 10 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 977 (68.42%) Windows
2 547 (38.31%) Linux
3 387 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 275 (19.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 245 (17.16%) UNIX
6 212 (14.85%) Solaris
7 202 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 171 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 92 (6.44%) CentOS
10 62 (4.34%) Windows 7
11 56 (3.92%) AIX
12 55 (3.85%) Windows XP
13 40 (2.80%) Windows 8
14 32 (2.24%) Debian
15 31 (2.17%) Windows Vista
16 22 (1.54%) Ubuntu
17 21 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
18 18 (1.26%) Mac OS X
19 14 (0.98%) Android
20 12 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (21.36%) ITIL
2 146 (10.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 136 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 122 (8.54%) Project Management
5 120 (8.40%) Migration
6 114 (7.98%) Performance Tuning
7 89 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (5.95%) Benchmarking
9 80 (5.60%) Change Management
10 73 (5.11%) Service Delivery
11 72 (5.04%) Change Control
11 72 (5.04%) TOGAF
12 62 (4.34%) Configuration Management
13 54 (3.78%) Service Management
14 53 (3.71%) Technical Architecture
15 51 (3.57%) Problem Management
16 46 (3.22%) Performance Management
16 46 (3.22%) Capacity Planning
17 43 (3.01%) Performance Monitoring
18 42 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 296 (20.73%) SQL
2 129 (9.03%) Perl
3 110 (7.70%) PowerShell
4 81 (5.67%) Java
5 69 (4.83%) Python
6 54 (3.78%) Shell Script
7 46 (3.22%) Bash Shell
8 45 (3.15%) PHP
9 30 (2.10%) JavaScript
10 28 (1.96%) VB.NET
11 26 (1.82%) Ruby
12 22 (1.54%) VBScript
13 20 (1.40%) C
14 12 (0.84%) T-SQL
15 9 (0.63%) VB
16 6 (0.42%) C#
16 6 (0.42%) C++
17 5 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 205 (14.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 159 (11.13%) MCSE
3 132 (9.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 118 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
5 116 (8.12%) Degree
6 83 (5.81%) MCITP
7 82 (5.74%) MCSA
8 76 (5.32%) Security Cleared
9 74 (5.18%) CCNA
10 67 (4.69%) Citrix Certification
11 60 (4.20%) SC Cleared
12 56 (3.92%) CCNP
13 54 (3.78%) CCA
14 44 (3.08%) MCP
15 33 (2.31%) VCAP
16 30 (2.10%) DV Cleared
17 19 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
18 18 (1.26%) NCDA
19 17 (1.19%) MCTS
19 17 (1.19%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (9.87%) SLA
2 23 (1.61%) QA
3 18 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.98%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 731 (51.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 588 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 297 (20.80%) vSphere
4 251 (17.58%) Hyper-V
5 192 (13.45%) XenApp
6 191 (13.38%) VMware ESX
7 137 (9.59%) NFS
8 98 (6.86%) XenDesktop
9 87 (6.09%) XenServer
9 87 (6.09%) VMware ESXi
10 75 (5.25%) SRDF
11 68 (4.76%) vCloud
12 47 (3.29%) Oracle RAC
12 47 (3.29%) Xen
13 28 (1.96%) Terminal Services
14 26 (1.82%) KVM
15 23 (1.61%) Samba
16 21 (1.47%) Firmware
17 17 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 17 (1.19%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 97 (6.79%) NetBackup
2 91 (6.37%) SCCM
3 69 (4.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 68 (4.76%) SCOM
5 64 (4.48%) Puppet
6 50 (3.50%) Backup Exec
7 42 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 42 (2.94%) Nagios
8 29 (2.03%) WSUS
9 27 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
10 21 (1.47%) Opsview
11 20 (1.40%) ARCserve
11 20 (1.40%) XenMobile
11 20 (1.40%) Cacti
12 19 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
13 18 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 18 (1.26%) HP SIM
14 12 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (0.84%) SCVMM
15 11 (0.77%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 942 (65.97%) VMware
2 556 (38.94%) Microsoft
3 499 (34.94%) Cisco
4 458 (32.07%) NetApp
5 401 (28.08%) Citrix
6 352 (24.65%) EMC
7 347 (24.30%) HP
8 243 (17.02%) Oracle
9 185 (12.96%) IBM
10 163 (11.41%) Symantec
11 157 (10.99%) Red Hat
12 104 (7.28%) Dell
13 98 (6.86%) CheckPoint
14 93 (6.51%) F5
15 78 (5.46%) Intel
16 74 (5.18%) Veritas
17 70 (4.90%) Juniper
18 67 (4.69%) Brocade
19 63 (4.41%) Veeam
20 51 (3.57%) CommVault
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + company car
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42500 - £48000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
networx
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £67000 per annum + OTE + £6.6K Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £67000 per annum + OTE + £6.6K Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago