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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 465 430 372
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -58
Permanent jobs citing NAS 603 733 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.66% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 3.63% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 484 633 732
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,958
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.54%

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
17875 20204 20542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.30% 18.26% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14821 16004 16245
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 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 -51 571 £42,500 -11.91% 62
London -67 244 £50,000 -16.66% 22
South East 0 136 £45,000 - 22
East of England +41 68 £26,500 -18.46% 2
Berkshire +40 65 £50,000 -23.07% 10
Hertfordshire +46 52 £31,000 -11.42%
Yorkshire +16 51 £40,000 -27.27% 7
Reading +29 48 £52,500 -22.22% 6
West Yorkshire +7 35 £35,000 -17.64% 5
South West +9 33 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Leeds +6 33 £35,000 -36.36% 5
Hampshire -12 32 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Essex +22 27 £26,500 -16.53% 1
City of London +15 22 £37,500 -30.23% 2
Wales +21 21 £56,000 +49.33% 3
West Midlands -14 21 £34,000 +9.67% 2
Surrey -18 21 £51,250 +40.41% 8
South Wales - 21 £56,000 - 3
North West +5 18 £35,000 -7.89% 3
Borehamwood +5 15 £25,000 -15.96%
Buckinghamshire +29 11 £47,500 +53.04%
Andover - 11 £19,000 -
South Yorkshire +14 10 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Bristol +3 9 £67,500 +116.00% 1
Guildford +2 9 £57,500 +21.05%
Wiltshire -6 9 £40,000 -
Brentwood +17 8 £91,500 +14.37%
Hemel Hempstead +14 8 £35,000 -
Coventry +9 8 £40,000 -36.00%
Newbury +6 8 £31,000 -27.90%

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 920 (84.17%) SAN
2 808 (73.92%) Windows
3 692 (63.31%) VMware
4 535 (48.95%) Linux
5 528 (48.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 527 (48.22%) Windows Server
7 482 (44.10%) Active Directory
8 459 (41.99%) Microsoft
9 366 (33.49%) Firewall
10 343 (31.38%) SQL Server
11 332 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 320 (29.28%) Cisco
13 302 (27.63%) SQL
14 287 (26.26%) DNS
15 283 (25.89%) ITIL
16 263 (24.06%) MS Exchange
17 261 (23.88%) Data Centre
18 250 (22.87%) NetApp
19 240 (21.96%) TCP/IP
20 218 (19.95%) HP
21 215 (19.67%) Oracle
22 213 (19.49%) Citrix
23 212 (19.40%) Unix
24 209 (19.12%) WAN
25 208 (19.03%) Windows Server 2012
26 200 (18.30%) EMC
27 197 (18.02%) MS Excel
28 190 (17.38%) DHCP
29 185 (16.93%) Red Hat
30 184 (16.83%) VPN

NAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 263 (24.06%) MS Exchange
2 181 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (11.71%) Apache
4 117 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 110 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 108 (9.88%) IIS
7 104 (9.52%) SharePoint
8 101 (9.24%) Tomcat
9 86 (7.87%) Skype for Business
10 81 (7.41%) JBoss
11 70 (6.40%) WebSphere
12 61 (5.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 58 (5.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 52 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
15 47 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
16 33 (3.02%) WebLogic
17 16 (1.46%) Office Communications Server
17 16 (1.46%) Oracle Application Server
18 15 (1.37%) OpenStack
18 15 (1.37%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 197 (18.02%) MS Excel
2 110 (10.06%) MS Office
3 12 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.27%) Magento
2 3 (0.27%) RMDS
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) FastStats
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.091%) Faxination
4 1 (0.091%) Line 500
4 1 (0.091%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.091%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 143 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (9.70%) Office 365
3 84 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (4.85%) SaaS
5 25 (2.29%) IaaS
6 19 (1.74%) PaaS
6 19 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 16 (1.46%) Yammer
8 13 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.73%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.73%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.55%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.46%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
13 4 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 920 (84.17%) SAN
2 366 (33.49%) Firewall
3 287 (26.26%) DNS
4 240 (21.96%) TCP/IP
5 209 (19.12%) WAN
6 190 (17.38%) DHCP
7 184 (16.83%) VPN
8 181 (16.56%) LAN
9 125 (11.44%) LDAP
10 113 (10.34%) iSCSI
11 96 (8.78%) VoIP
12 85 (7.78%) HTTP
13 84 (7.69%) VLAN
14 81 (7.41%) Internet
15 78 (7.14%) SSL
16 54 (4.94%) Network Security
17 51 (4.67%) Fibre Channel
18 50 (4.57%) Wireless
19 44 (4.03%) SMTP
20 36 (3.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (31.38%) SQL Server
2 114 (10.43%) MySQL
3 81 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 66 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 63 (5.76%) Oracle Database
6 61 (5.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 60 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 45 (4.12%) RDBMS
9 37 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
11 24 (2.20%) Big Data
12 19 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 19 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (1.28%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (0.91%) Data Mining
16 9 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 22 (2.01%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 18 (1.65%) JIRA
3 12 (1.10%) AQtime
3 12 (1.10%) WebLOAD
4 10 (0.91%) Hudson
4 10 (0.91%) Subversion
5 7 (0.64%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.37%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.18%) Ant
7 2 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 162 (14.82%) Finance
2 61 (5.58%) Legal
3 54 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 45 (4.12%) Banking
5 38 (3.48%) Retail
6 26 (2.38%) Law
7 25 (2.29%) Marketing
8 22 (2.01%) Advertising
9 14 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (1.10%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.91%) Games
13 8 (0.73%) Local Government
14 4 (0.37%) Electronics
15 3 (0.27%) Back Office
16 2 (0.18%) Automotive
16 2 (0.18%) German Language
16 2 (0.18%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.091%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.091%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 158 (14.46%) Support Engineer
2 146 (13.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 130 (11.89%) Administrator
4 129 (11.80%) Analyst
5 125 (11.44%) Architect
6 93 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
7 84 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
8 83 (7.59%) VMware Engineer
9 68 (6.22%) Support Analyst
10 67 (6.13%) Server Engineer
11 63 (5.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 60 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
12 60 (5.49%) Linux Administrator
13 58 (5.31%) Technical Engineer
14 57 (5.22%) Linux Support
15 56 (5.12%) Technical Support
16 53 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
17 52 (4.76%) Applications Support
18 51 (4.67%) IT Engineer
18 51 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (8.69%) .NET
2 87 (7.96%) Web Services
3 71 (6.50%) LAMP
4 31 (2.84%) MAPI
5 29 (2.65%) Middleware
6 19 (1.74%) HTML
7 16 (1.46%) XMPP
8 14 (1.28%) J2EE
8 14 (1.28%) XML
9 13 (1.19%) CSS
10 12 (1.10%) ASP.NET
11 10 (0.91%) LAPP Stack
12 9 (0.82%) JDBC
12 9 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (0.73%) XHTML
14 7 (0.64%) 802.1X
15 5 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
15 5 (0.46%) Django
16 4 (0.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 261 (23.88%) Data Centre
2 152 (13.91%) Clustering
3 126 (11.53%) Replication
4 85 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (6.95%) Blackberry
6 60 (5.49%) Computer Science
7 58 (5.31%) EMC VNX
8 38 (3.48%) Enterprise Storage
9 37 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 36 (3.29%) Fat Client
10 36 (3.29%) Thin Client
11 31 (2.84%) EMC VMAX
12 28 (2.56%) Management Information System
13 23 (2.10%) VCE vBlock
14 22 (2.01%) Private Cloud
15 19 (1.74%) HP StoreVirtual
15 19 (1.74%) iPhone
15 19 (1.74%) PDA
16 18 (1.65%) EMC VNXe
17 17 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 808 (73.92%) Windows
2 535 (48.95%) Linux
3 527 (48.22%) Windows Server
4 332 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 212 (19.40%) Unix
6 208 (19.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 150 (13.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 146 (13.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 93 (8.51%) Windows 7
10 82 (7.50%) Solaris
11 60 (5.49%) Android
12 49 (4.48%) CentOS
13 48 (4.39%) Windows XP
14 39 (3.57%) Windows 8
15 30 (2.74%) Debian
16 29 (2.65%) AIX
17 28 (2.56%) Windows 10
18 26 (2.38%) Ubuntu
19 24 (2.20%) Windows Vista
20 23 (2.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (25.89%) ITIL
2 146 (13.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 87 (7.96%) High Availability
4 80 (7.32%) Service Delivery
5 60 (5.49%) Project Management
6 59 (5.40%) Presales
7 58 (5.31%) Change Control
8 57 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (5.03%) Migration
10 53 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
10 53 (4.85%) Mentoring
11 52 (4.76%) Configuration Management
12 48 (4.39%) Web Operations
13 47 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
13 47 (4.30%) Service Management
13 47 (4.30%) Time Management
14 46 (4.21%) Server Virtualisation
15 45 (4.12%) Infrastructure Management
16 44 (4.03%) Load Balancing
17 39 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 302 (27.63%) SQL
2 158 (14.46%) PowerShell
3 112 (10.25%) Perl
4 100 (9.15%) Bash Shell
5 54 (4.94%) Python
6 38 (3.48%) C
7 36 (3.29%) Java
8 34 (3.11%) C#
9 32 (2.93%) Shell Script
10 29 (2.65%) PHP
11 19 (1.74%) C++
11 19 (1.74%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.56%) JavaScript
12 17 (1.56%) Ruby
12 17 (1.56%) VB
13 13 (1.19%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.10%) VBA
15 9 (0.82%) AWK
15 9 (0.82%) sed
16 6 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 148 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 115 (10.52%) MCSE
3 111 (10.16%) Degree
4 90 (8.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 74 (6.77%) Security Cleared
6 50 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (4.48%) SC Cleared
8 42 (3.84%) CCNA
8 42 (3.84%) MCSA
9 41 (3.75%) MCITP
10 33 (3.02%) MCP
11 20 (1.83%) VCP5
12 19 (1.74%) CCNP
13 14 (1.28%) DV Cleared
14 11 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.91%) VCAP
16 9 (0.82%) DBS Check
16 9 (0.82%) HND
16 9 (0.82%) PMI Certification
16 9 (0.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (9.24%) SLA
2 39 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (3.29%) QA
4 22 (2.01%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.91%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.27%) COBIT
7 3 (0.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 528 (48.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 482 (44.10%) Active Directory
3 181 (16.56%) Hyper-V
4 162 (14.82%) vSphere
5 105 (9.61%) VMware ESX
6 101 (9.24%) NFS
7 84 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 82 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
9 72 (6.59%) XenApp
10 46 (4.21%) Terminal Services
11 45 (4.12%) Xen
12 43 (3.93%) vCloud
13 37 (3.39%) VMware Server
14 36 (3.29%) DFS Replication
15 31 (2.84%) XenDesktop
16 27 (2.47%) KVM
16 27 (2.47%) XenServer
17 20 (1.83%) Squid
18 17 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 16 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 128 (11.71%) Puppet
2 81 (7.41%) Backup Exec
3 77 (7.04%) NetBackup
4 62 (5.67%) SCCM
5 52 (4.76%) OpenAM
6 40 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
7 35 (3.20%) Nagios
7 35 (3.20%) SCOM
8 32 (2.93%) Norton AntiVirus
9 27 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
10 20 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
10 20 (1.83%) Simpana
10 20 (1.83%) Tivoli
11 18 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 16 (1.46%) Data Guard
12 16 (1.46%) Oracle Flashback
13 15 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 15 (1.37%) WSUS
14 14 (1.28%) Icinga
14 14 (1.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 692 (63.31%) VMware
2 459 (41.99%) Microsoft
3 320 (29.28%) Cisco
4 250 (22.87%) NetApp
5 218 (19.95%) HP
6 215 (19.67%) Oracle
7 213 (19.49%) Citrix
8 200 (18.30%) EMC
9 185 (16.93%) Red Hat
10 103 (9.42%) Dell
11 101 (9.24%) Veeam
12 90 (8.23%) Symantec
13 88 (8.05%) IBM
14 80 (7.32%) Sun
15 77 (7.04%) SolarWinds
16 63 (5.76%) Apple
17 51 (4.67%) CommVault
18 40 (3.66%) CheckPoint
18 40 (3.66%) SonicWALL
19 37 (3.39%) Brocade
Woking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42253.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + commission
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ongar, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus up to 13%
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent negotiable salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent negotiable salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £85,000 to £120,000 per annum Health, Pension, stock
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + On-call, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent negotiable salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Training & Development
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus + Private Health + 6% pe
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago