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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 375 391 320
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -71
Permanent jobs citing NAS 766 634 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.60% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.67% 3.39% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 625 528 776
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%

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
20844 18712 21570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.59% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16538 15112 17643
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +5 705 £45,000 -5.26% 65
London +4 278 £52,500 +5.00% 27
South East -51 133 £42,500 -10.52% 12
North West +37 81 £42,500 +4.93% 9
Yorkshire -5 81 £48,750 +2.63% 5
West Yorkshire +10 72 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Leeds +22 71 £50,000 - 3
East of England +12 52 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Berkshire +11 52 £37,500 +7.14% 1
City of London -3 47 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Manchester +24 42 £33,500 -44.16% 9
Reading +12 31 £42,500 +21.42%
Surrey -36 31 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Hampshire -13 29 £41,500 +3.75% 5
South West -22 27 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Bedfordshire +24 25 £50,000 +35.13%
West Midlands -12 24 £38,500 +2.66%
Wales +24 23 £35,000 +4.47% 2
South Wales +24 23 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Merseyside - 17 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 17 £50,000 -
East Midlands -11 16 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Cheshire +2 15 £49,250 +29.60%
Luton - 13 £42,000 -
Wiltshire -3 12 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Leicestershire +9 10 £31,250 -25.59% 2
Scotland -35 10 £32,000 -44.82% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 9 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Knutsford - 9 £52,500 -
Caerphilly +15 8 £34,500 +2.98%

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1393 (86.79%) SAN
2 1048 (65.30%) Windows
3 991 (61.74%) VMware
4 759 (47.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 669 (41.68%) Active Directory
6 621 (38.69%) Microsoft
7 619 (38.57%) Linux
8 524 (32.65%) NetApp
9 492 (30.65%) Cisco
10 476 (29.66%) DNS
11 469 (29.22%) MS Exchange
12 440 (27.41%) Firewall
13 435 (27.10%) ITIL
14 412 (25.67%) SQL Server
15 411 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 404 (25.17%) TCP/IP
17 397 (24.74%) EMC
18 389 (24.24%) HP
19 378 (23.55%) SQL
20 310 (19.31%) Citrix
21 306 (19.07%) UNIX
22 305 (19.00%) DHCP
23 302 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
24 280 (17.45%) IIS
25 272 (16.95%) Clustering
26 263 (16.39%) MS Excel
27 259 (16.14%) VMware ESX
27 259 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
28 252 (15.70%) Hyper-V
28 252 (15.70%) Oracle

NAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 469 (29.22%) MS Exchange
2 280 (17.45%) IIS
3 259 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 168 (10.47%) SharePoint
5 166 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 117 (7.29%) Lync
7 112 (6.98%) Apache
8 111 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 89 (5.55%) Tomcat
10 88 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 79 (4.92%) Office Communications Server
12 50 (3.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 35 (2.18%) WebSphere
14 18 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
14 18 (1.12%) IBM Notes
14 18 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 17 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
16 16 (1.00%) SAS
16 16 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
17 14 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 263 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 124 (7.73%) MS Office
3 10 (0.62%) MS Project
4 9 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.50%) SPSS
6 5 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.19%) Maya
8 3 (0.19%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.12%) RMDS
3 10 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
4 6 (0.37%) Magento
5 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.25%) AWD
7 3 (0.19%) Eikon
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.12%) Sophis RISQUE
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.062%) Line 500
9 1 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.062%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 1 (0.062%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.062%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 99 (6.17%) Office 365
2 30 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (1.43%) IaaS
5 22 (1.37%) SaaS
5 22 (1.37%) Joyent
6 14 (0.87%) PaaS
6 14 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.75%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.19%) Route 53
9 3 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1393 (86.79%) SAN
2 476 (29.66%) DNS
3 440 (27.41%) Firewall
4 404 (25.17%) TCP/IP
5 305 (19.00%) DHCP
6 250 (15.58%) LAN
7 248 (15.45%) WAN
8 197 (12.27%) VPN
9 179 (11.15%) iSCSI
10 147 (9.16%) Internet
11 143 (8.91%) Fibre Channel
12 98 (6.11%) SSL
13 96 (5.98%) VLAN
14 95 (5.92%) HTTP
14 95 (5.92%) SMTP
15 94 (5.86%) LDAP
16 81 (5.05%) SNMP
17 71 (4.42%) IPsec
18 66 (4.11%) FCoE
19 65 (4.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (25.67%) SQL Server
2 114 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 109 (6.79%) MySQL
4 78 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 58 (3.61%) Oracle Database
6 41 (2.55%) Redis
7 39 (2.43%) MongoDB
8 28 (1.74%) Hadoop
9 27 (1.68%) MariaDB
9 27 (1.68%) NoSQL
9 27 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
12 23 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
14 18 (1.12%) Relational Database
14 18 (1.12%) HBase
Development Applications
1 29 (1.81%) Git (software)
2 27 (1.68%) Subversion
3 23 (1.43%) JIRA
4 18 (1.12%) WebLOAD
5 17 (1.06%) AQtime
6 13 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.50%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.31%) Ant
9 4 (0.25%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.25%) MSI
9 4 (0.25%) Hudson
9 4 (0.25%) Maven
10 3 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.19%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.062%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.062%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.062%) TestNG
General
1 208 (12.96%) Finance
2 59 (3.68%) Banking
3 41 (2.55%) Advertising
4 35 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.06%) Retail
6 27 (1.68%) Law
7 22 (1.37%) Legal
8 20 (1.25%) Back Office
9 19 (1.18%) Marketing
10 13 (0.81%) Games
11 11 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.69%) German Language
12 10 (0.62%) French Language
12 10 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.50%) Publishing
14 7 (0.44%) Italian Language
15 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.31%) Front Office
16 5 (0.31%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 212 (13.21%) Architect
2 180 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 174 (10.84%) Administrator
4 169 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 165 (10.28%) Analyst
6 154 (9.60%) Infrastructure Architect
7 111 (6.92%) Consultant
8 109 (6.79%) Systems Administrator
9 92 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
10 75 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
11 66 (4.11%) Support Analyst
12 64 (3.99%) Technical Specialist
13 59 (3.68%) DBA
14 53 (3.30%) Storage Specialist
15 52 (3.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 50 (3.12%) Linux Engineer
17 46 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 42 (2.62%) Linux Administrator
19 41 (2.55%) IT Support
20 37 (2.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (4.05%) .NET
2 64 (3.99%) Middleware
3 43 (2.68%) XML
4 36 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
5 30 (1.87%) HTML
6 28 (1.74%) Web Services
7 27 (1.68%) MSMQ
8 25 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
9 22 (1.37%) J2EE
10 20 (1.25%) CSS
11 18 (1.12%) XSLT
11 18 (1.12%) Rendezvous
12 17 (1.06%) MAPI
13 15 (0.93%) Software Packaging
14 14 (0.87%) JSON
15 9 (0.56%) Application Packaging
15 9 (0.56%) JMX
16 8 (0.50%) LAMP
16 8 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
16 8 (0.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 272 (16.95%) Clustering
2 154 (9.60%) Replication
3 128 (7.98%) Enterprise Storage
4 104 (6.48%) CLARiiON
5 95 (5.92%) Computer Science
6 71 (4.42%) Blackberry
7 60 (3.74%) Firmware
8 55 (3.43%) Management Information System
9 51 (3.18%) EMC Centera
10 47 (2.93%) Symmetrix DMX
11 29 (1.81%) Open Source
12 21 (1.31%) Hedge funds
12 21 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.18%) Client/Server
14 14 (0.87%) IBM XIV
14 14 (0.87%) Celerra
15 11 (0.69%) Mathematics
15 11 (0.69%) Physics
15 11 (0.69%) NHS
16 9 (0.56%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 1048 (65.30%) Windows
2 619 (38.57%) Linux
3 411 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 306 (19.07%) UNIX
5 302 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 221 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 208 (12.96%) Solaris
8 167 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 83 (5.17%) CentOS
10 59 (3.68%) Windows 7
11 50 (3.12%) AIX
12 49 (3.05%) Debian
13 44 (2.74%) Windows XP
14 41 (2.55%) Oracle Linux
15 39 (2.43%) Windows 8
15 39 (2.43%) Ubuntu
16 34 (2.12%) Android
17 33 (2.06%) Apple iOS
18 27 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
19 21 (1.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (27.10%) ITIL
2 225 (14.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 198 (12.34%) Load Balancing
4 135 (8.41%) Project Management
5 132 (8.22%) Change Management
6 122 (7.60%) Performance Tuning
7 115 (7.17%) Migration
8 99 (6.17%) Problem Management
9 96 (5.98%) Change Control
10 84 (5.23%) Service Delivery
11 77 (4.80%) E-Commerce
12 74 (4.61%) Configuration Management
12 74 (4.61%) Service Management
13 73 (4.55%) Benchmarking
14 69 (4.30%) TOGAF
15 64 (3.99%) Asset Management
16 63 (3.93%) Technical Architecture
17 56 (3.49%) PRINCE2
18 55 (3.43%) Continuous Improvement
19 52 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 378 (23.55%) SQL
2 141 (8.79%) Perl
3 104 (6.48%) Java
4 94 (5.86%) PowerShell
5 93 (5.79%) Bash Shell
6 82 (5.11%) Python
7 64 (3.99%) Ruby
8 48 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 34 (2.12%) JavaScript
9 34 (2.12%) PHP
10 33 (2.06%) C
11 26 (1.62%) C#
12 25 (1.56%) T-SQL
13 22 (1.37%) C++
14 17 (1.06%) VB
15 16 (1.00%) VBScript
15 16 (1.00%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.62%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.44%) PowerHouse
18 4 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 249 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 191 (11.90%) Degree
3 175 (10.90%) MCSE
4 138 (8.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 131 (8.16%) MCITP
6 115 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
7 106 (6.60%) Security Cleared
8 96 (5.98%) MCSA
9 83 (5.17%) CCNA
10 79 (4.92%) SC Cleared
11 54 (3.36%) MCTS
12 49 (3.05%) CCNP
13 45 (2.80%) MCP
13 45 (2.80%) NCIE
14 43 (2.68%) NCDA
15 41 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
16 38 (2.37%) CCA
17 27 (1.68%) VCAP
18 22 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
19 16 (1.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (9.78%) SLA
2 50 (3.12%) QA
3 17 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 6 (0.37%) GAMP
6 6 (0.37%) GCP
6 6 (0.37%) GMP
7 4 (0.25%) COBIT
7 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.062%) HL7
8 1 (0.062%) DICOM
8 1 (0.062%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 759 (47.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 669 (41.68%) Active Directory
3 259 (16.14%) VMware ESX
4 252 (15.70%) Hyper-V
5 249 (15.51%) vSphere
6 164 (10.22%) NFS
7 163 (10.16%) XenApp
8 95 (5.92%) XenDesktop
9 90 (5.61%) VMware ESXi
10 63 (3.93%) XenServer
11 54 (3.36%) SRDF
12 49 (3.05%) vCloud
13 41 (2.55%) Oracle RAC
13 41 (2.55%) Xen
14 27 (1.68%) Terminal Services
14 27 (1.68%) KVM
15 21 (1.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 19 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 15 (0.93%) Sendmail
17 15 (0.93%) Samba
Systems Management
1 118 (7.35%) Backup Exec
2 115 (7.17%) NetBackup
3 106 (6.60%) Puppet
4 96 (5.98%) SCOM
5 93 (5.79%) SCCM
6 63 (3.93%) Nagios
7 60 (3.74%) Norton AntiVirus
8 47 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
9 34 (2.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 33 (2.06%) WSUS
11 24 (1.50%) Data Guard
12 21 (1.31%) ARCserve
13 16 (1.00%) ZABBIX
14 15 (0.93%) Opsview
15 14 (0.87%) EMC Navisphere
16 13 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 13 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
16 13 (0.81%) HP SIM
17 12 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 11 (0.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 991 (61.74%) VMware
2 621 (38.69%) Microsoft
3 524 (32.65%) NetApp
4 492 (30.65%) Cisco
5 397 (24.74%) EMC
6 389 (24.24%) HP
7 310 (19.31%) Citrix
8 252 (15.70%) Oracle
9 181 (11.28%) IBM
10 178 (11.09%) Red Hat
11 171 (10.65%) Symantec
12 97 (6.04%) Dell
12 97 (6.04%) Veritas
13 84 (5.23%) Juniper
14 81 (5.05%) F5
15 74 (4.61%) Sun
16 71 (4.42%) Brocade
17 67 (4.17%) Intel
18 55 (3.43%) CommVault
19 52 (3.24%) Veeam
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £44,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 9 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £3000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: Salary & package reflects the seniority of this post. please call.
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Global Corporate B
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago