The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 381 369 348
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Permanent jobs citing NAS 759 687 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.63% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.79% 3.47% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 607 567 652
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 £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20015 19796 20989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.38% 18.20% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16051 15967 17346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -22 712 £50,000 +11.11% 71
London -44 272 £55,000 +10.00% 30
South East -14 151 £42,500 +10.38% 14
Yorkshire -16 71 £50,000 +16.27% 3
North West +38 64 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Berkshire +23 59 £40,000 - 3
East of England +11 58 £42,000 +40.00% 9
West Yorkshire +8 57 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Leeds +12 56 £50,000 +5.26% 3
City of London -9 48 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Reading +31 38 £47,500 +18.75% 2
West Midlands +26 38 £40,000 - 4
Manchester +33 31 £33,500 -16.25% 3
South West -30 29 £41,000 +2.50% 2
Surrey -11 28 £36,500 +21.66% 4
Bedfordshire +20 27 £42,000 +44.82% 3
Hampshire -9 23 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Merseyside - 23 £52,500 -
Liverpool - 23 £52,500 -
Birmingham +15 16 £46,250 -7.50%
Hertfordshire -20 16 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Luton - 15 £42,000 -
East Midlands -12 14 £46,250 -7.50%
Bristol -14 13 £35,000 -12.50%
Watford -11 12 £57,500 +15.00%
County Antrim - 12 £26,000 -
Belfast - 12 £26,000 -
Northern Ireland - 12 £26,000 -
Wales +4 11 £35,000 +20.68% 2
South Wales +1 11 £35,000 +20.68% 1

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1463 (87.40%) SAN
2 1070 (63.92%) Windows
3 979 (58.48%) VMware
4 725 (43.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 695 (41.52%) Linux
6 656 (39.19%) Microsoft
7 643 (38.41%) Active Directory
8 482 (28.79%) NetApp
9 478 (28.55%) MS Exchange
10 469 (28.02%) Cisco
11 466 (27.84%) Firewall
12 447 (26.70%) DNS
13 418 (24.97%) Windows Server 2008
14 411 (24.55%) SQL
15 406 (24.25%) EMC
16 404 (24.13%) ITIL
17 386 (23.06%) SQL Server
18 385 (23.00%) TCP/IP
19 371 (22.16%) HP
20 368 (21.98%) UNIX
21 323 (19.30%) Citrix
22 306 (18.28%) MS Excel
23 303 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
24 288 (17.20%) DHCP
25 280 (16.73%) LAN
26 276 (16.49%) Oracle
27 270 (16.13%) WAN
28 265 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2010
29 264 (15.77%) Clustering
30 256 (15.29%) IIS

NAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 478 (28.55%) MS Exchange
2 265 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 256 (15.29%) IIS
4 160 (9.56%) SharePoint
5 149 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 119 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 109 (6.51%) Apache
8 108 (6.45%) Lync
9 96 (5.73%) Tomcat
10 68 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 64 (3.82%) Office Communications Server
12 46 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 28 (1.67%) SAS
14 27 (1.61%) WebSphere
15 23 (1.37%) Jetty
16 21 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
17 16 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
18 15 (0.90%) Node.js
19 14 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
19 14 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 306 (18.28%) MS Excel
2 103 (6.15%) MS Office
3 9 (0.54%) MS Project
4 6 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.36%) SPSS
5 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.12%) Maya
7 2 (0.12%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.060%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.84%) RMDS
3 10 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (0.30%) Magento
4 5 (0.30%) Eikon
5 4 (0.24%) RiskWrite
5 4 (0.24%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 3 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.18%) AWD
7 2 (0.12%) Sophis RISQUE
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.060%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.060%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.060%) Line 500
8 1 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 87 (5.20%) Office 365
2 45 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (1.49%) IaaS
4 24 (1.43%) SaaS
4 24 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.43%) Joyent
5 21 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 11 (0.66%) PaaS
8 8 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.24%) Route 53
10 3 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1463 (87.40%) SAN
2 466 (27.84%) Firewall
3 447 (26.70%) DNS
4 385 (23.00%) TCP/IP
5 288 (17.20%) DHCP
6 280 (16.73%) LAN
7 270 (16.13%) WAN
8 199 (11.89%) VPN
9 178 (10.63%) iSCSI
10 163 (9.74%) Internet
11 134 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
12 98 (5.85%) LDAP
13 97 (5.79%) HTTP
14 89 (5.32%) SMTP
15 87 (5.20%) VLAN
16 81 (4.84%) SSL
17 78 (4.66%) SNMP
18 69 (4.12%) FCoE
19 66 (3.94%) VoIP
20 63 (3.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (23.06%) SQL Server
2 107 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 106 (6.33%) MySQL
4 73 (4.36%) Oracle Database
5 65 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 47 (2.81%) Redis
7 37 (2.21%) MongoDB
7 37 (2.21%) NoSQL
8 34 (2.03%) Oracle Exadata
9 30 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 28 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 26 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (1.55%) MariaDB
13 24 (1.43%) Relational Database
13 24 (1.43%) Hadoop
14 22 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (1.08%) HBase
16 16 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (2.33%) Subversion
2 37 (2.21%) Git (software)
3 30 (1.79%) JIRA
4 16 (0.96%) WebLOAD
4 16 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 15 (0.90%) AQtime
6 8 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (0.48%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (0.42%) FishEye
8 5 (0.30%) MSI
9 4 (0.24%) Maven
9 4 (0.24%) Hudson
10 3 (0.18%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.18%) Ant
10 3 (0.18%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.060%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.060%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 223 (13.32%) Finance
2 72 (4.30%) Banking
3 57 (3.41%) Advertising
4 36 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 32 (1.91%) Law
6 28 (1.67%) Retail
7 26 (1.55%) Back Office
8 22 (1.31%) Games
8 22 (1.31%) Legal
9 19 (1.14%) Marketing
10 18 (1.08%) French Language
11 17 (1.02%) German Language
12 14 (0.84%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.72%) Italian Language
13 12 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.72%) Front Office
14 11 (0.66%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.54%) Automotive
16 8 (0.48%) Publishing
17 4 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 240 (14.34%) Administrator
2 180 (10.75%) Architect
3 169 (10.10%) Analyst
4 165 (9.86%) Support Engineer
5 154 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 138 (8.24%) Systems Administrator
7 131 (7.83%) Infrastructure Architect
8 122 (7.29%) Consultant
9 97 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
10 81 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
11 72 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
12 69 (4.12%) Support Analyst
13 66 (3.94%) DBA
13 66 (3.94%) Linux Administrator
14 59 (3.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 58 (3.46%) Technical Specialist
16 54 (3.23%) Storage Specialist
17 53 (3.17%) Storage Engineer
18 52 (3.11%) Storage Administrator
19 51 (3.05%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (3.88%) Middleware
2 61 (3.64%) .NET
3 44 (2.63%) XML
4 42 (2.51%) RabbitMQ
5 35 (2.09%) J2EE
6 34 (2.03%) Oracle Fusion
7 27 (1.61%) CSS
8 26 (1.55%) MSMQ
9 25 (1.49%) HTML
10 24 (1.43%) Web Services
11 19 (1.14%) JSON
12 15 (0.90%) MAPI
13 14 (0.84%) XSLT
13 14 (0.84%) Rendezvous
14 13 (0.78%) Software Packaging
15 12 (0.72%) .NET Framework
16 11 (0.66%) Application Packaging
16 11 (0.66%) COM
17 9 (0.54%) JMX
17 9 (0.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 264 (15.77%) Clustering
2 154 (9.20%) Enterprise Storage
3 153 (9.14%) Replication
4 113 (6.75%) CLARiiON
5 90 (5.38%) Computer Science
6 71 (4.24%) Blackberry
7 66 (3.94%) Management Information System
8 60 (3.58%) Firmware
9 57 (3.41%) EMC Centera
10 51 (3.05%) Symmetrix DMX
11 37 (2.21%) Client/Server
12 31 (1.85%) Open Source
13 27 (1.61%) Celerra
14 19 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.84%) IBM XIV
15 14 (0.84%) Derivative
16 13 (0.78%) Smartphone
16 13 (0.78%) Hedge funds
17 12 (0.72%) Social Media
18 10 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1070 (63.92%) Windows
2 695 (41.52%) Linux
3 418 (24.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 368 (21.98%) UNIX
5 303 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 231 (13.80%) Solaris
7 205 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 166 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 71 (4.24%) CentOS
10 60 (3.58%) AIX
11 57 (3.41%) Windows 7
11 57 (3.41%) Oracle Linux
12 53 (3.17%) Debian
13 52 (3.11%) Ubuntu
14 41 (2.45%) Windows XP
15 38 (2.27%) Windows 8
16 34 (2.03%) Android
17 31 (1.85%) Apple iOS
18 30 (1.79%) HPUX
19 29 (1.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (24.13%) ITIL
2 217 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 197 (11.77%) Load Balancing
4 127 (7.59%) Change Management
5 126 (7.53%) Project Management
6 120 (7.17%) Migration
7 116 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
8 102 (6.09%) Problem Management
9 95 (5.68%) Service Delivery
10 87 (5.20%) Change Control
11 82 (4.90%) Service Management
12 71 (4.24%) E-Commerce
13 70 (4.18%) Configuration Management
14 64 (3.82%) Benchmarking
15 58 (3.46%) Asset Management
16 56 (3.35%) TOGAF
17 54 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
18 53 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
19 51 (3.05%) PRINCE2
20 49 (2.93%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 411 (24.55%) SQL
2 182 (10.87%) Perl
3 121 (7.23%) Java
4 119 (7.11%) Bash Shell
5 108 (6.45%) Python
6 100 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 85 (5.08%) Ruby
8 53 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 45 (2.69%) JavaScript
10 43 (2.57%) PHP
11 27 (1.61%) C
12 26 (1.55%) T-SQL
13 22 (1.31%) C#
14 20 (1.19%) C++
15 19 (1.14%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.54%) PowerHouse
16 9 (0.54%) VBScript
16 9 (0.54%) Clojure
17 8 (0.48%) VB
18 5 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 252 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 206 (12.31%) Degree
3 191 (11.41%) MCSE
4 128 (7.65%) MCITP
5 117 (6.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 110 (6.57%) Security Cleared
7 100 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
8 98 (5.85%) MCSA
9 85 (5.08%) SC Cleared
10 79 (4.72%) CCNA
11 49 (2.93%) MCTS
12 47 (2.81%) NCIE
13 46 (2.75%) CCNP
14 44 (2.63%) NCDA
15 43 (2.57%) MCP
16 34 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
17 31 (1.85%) CCA
18 19 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
18 19 (1.14%) VCAP
19 17 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (8.90%) SLA
2 48 (2.87%) QA
3 21 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.90%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 7 (0.42%) GAMP
7 7 (0.42%) GCP
7 7 (0.42%) GMP
8 4 (0.24%) COBIT
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.060%) HL7
9 1 (0.060%) DICOM
System Software
1 725 (43.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 643 (38.41%) Active Directory
3 245 (14.64%) VMware ESX
4 244 (14.58%) Hyper-V
5 209 (12.49%) vSphere
6 180 (10.75%) NFS
7 173 (10.33%) XenApp
8 96 (5.73%) XenDesktop
9 81 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
10 56 (3.35%) SRDF
11 55 (3.29%) XenServer
12 45 (2.69%) Xen
13 38 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
14 33 (1.97%) Terminal Services
14 33 (1.97%) vCloud
15 27 (1.61%) KVM
16 22 (1.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 22 (1.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 20 (1.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 18 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 139 (8.30%) NetBackup
2 135 (8.06%) Puppet
3 111 (6.63%) Backup Exec
4 103 (6.15%) SCCM
5 95 (5.68%) SCOM
6 70 (4.18%) Nagios
7 63 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
8 43 (2.57%) Norton AntiVirus
9 34 (2.03%) WSUS
10 33 (1.97%) ARCserve
11 27 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 25 (1.49%) Data Guard
13 24 (1.43%) CFEngine
14 20 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 19 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
16 16 (0.96%) EMC Navisphere
17 15 (0.90%) Opsview
18 13 (0.78%) ZABBIX
18 13 (0.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
19 12 (0.72%) Legato
Vendors
1 979 (58.48%) VMware
2 656 (39.19%) Microsoft
3 482 (28.79%) NetApp
4 469 (28.02%) Cisco
5 406 (24.25%) EMC
6 371 (22.16%) HP
7 323 (19.30%) Citrix
8 276 (16.49%) Oracle
9 202 (12.07%) Red Hat
10 174 (10.39%) Symantec
11 166 (9.92%) IBM
12 112 (6.69%) Veritas
13 104 (6.21%) Dell
14 88 (5.26%) Brocade
15 81 (4.84%) Sun
16 79 (4.72%) Juniper
17 72 (4.30%) Intel
18 53 (3.17%) F5
19 46 (2.75%) Veeam
19 46 (2.75%) JBoss
Knutsford, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Splash Damage
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £57,000 per annum + Strong Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wembley, Middlesex
IT People First
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (Neg) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: From £28,800 to £34,560 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Intapeople
Salary: Oncall + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 to £45,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago