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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 477 422 416
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -6
Permanent jobs citing NAS 529 739 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.19% 3.83% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 456 614 670
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £87,500 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,611 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.99% -11.50%

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
16572 19303 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 17.44% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13775 15728 16720
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 -60 508 £50,000 - 36
London -54 228 £55,000 -4.34% 15
South East +45 139 £50,000 +32.55% 11
Berkshire +36 52 £55,000 -15.38% 2
East of England +17 39 £33,750 -6.25%
Yorkshire -1 39 £35,000 -18.60% 4
Reading +27 35 £57,500 -23.33% 1
Surrey +21 33 £52,500 +50.00% 4
South West +16 32 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West Yorkshire -1 28 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Leeds +16 26 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Hampshire -12 25 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Essex +28 23 £50,000 +94.17%
Hertfordshire +4 17 £30,750 -35.26%
West Midlands -23 17 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Bristol +39 16 £63,750 +41.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +41 11 £47,500 +26.66% 1
City of London +14 11 £57,500 +9.52% 5
Winchester - 11 £43,250 -
South Wales - 11 £25,750 -
Wales - 11 £25,750 -
North West -2 9 £38,000 -10.58% 3
East Sussex +15 8 £41,877 +11.67%
Brighton +13 8 £41,877 -
Aylesbury - 8 £50,000 -
Brentwood +17 7 £91,500 +14.37%
Canary Wharf +10 7 £100,000 +198.50%
Coventry +10 7 £40,000 -50.00%
Bracknell +2 7 £52,500 -
Manchester +1 7 £38,000 -12.64% 3

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 950 (84.90%) SAN
2 797 (71.22%) Windows
3 691 (61.75%) VMware
4 579 (51.74%) Linux
5 527 (47.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 487 (43.52%) Windows Server
7 477 (42.63%) Active Directory
8 456 (40.75%) Microsoft
9 416 (37.18%) Firewall
10 371 (33.15%) SQL Server
11 359 (32.08%) Cisco
12 335 (29.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 324 (28.95%) SQL
14 281 (25.11%) TCP/IP
15 274 (24.49%) MS Exchange
16 270 (24.13%) DNS
17 265 (23.68%) Data Centre
18 259 (23.15%) ITIL
19 253 (22.61%) NetApp
20 229 (20.46%) Oracle
21 228 (20.38%) WAN
22 227 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
23 226 (20.20%) Red Hat
24 224 (20.02%) Unix
25 219 (19.57%) Citrix
26 210 (18.77%) MS Excel
27 205 (18.32%) LAN
28 203 (18.14%) Hyper-V
29 200 (17.87%) EMC
30 188 (16.80%) VPN

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
1 274 (24.49%) MS Exchange
2 172 (15.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 160 (14.30%) Apache
4 130 (11.62%) Tomcat
5 120 (10.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 116 (10.37%) JBoss
7 110 (9.83%) IIS
8 107 (9.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 99 (8.85%) SharePoint
10 95 (8.49%) WebSphere
11 84 (7.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 73 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
13 59 (5.27%) Skype for Business
13 59 (5.27%) WebLogic
14 57 (5.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 50 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2003
16 19 (1.70%) Office Communications Server
17 18 (1.61%) Confluence
18 12 (1.07%) Oracle Application Server
18 12 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 210 (18.77%) MS Excel
2 124 (11.08%) MS Office
3 12 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (0.80%) 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%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.089%) assyst
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.089%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 179 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (13.05%) Office 365
3 97 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 78 (6.97%) SaaS
5 19 (1.70%) IaaS
6 13 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (0.89%) PaaS
9 9 (0.80%) Yammer
10 8 (0.71%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.54%) Mimecast
12 6 (0.54%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.45%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
14 4 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.18%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 950 (84.90%) SAN
2 416 (37.18%) Firewall
3 281 (25.11%) TCP/IP
4 270 (24.13%) DNS
5 228 (20.38%) WAN
6 205 (18.32%) LAN
7 188 (16.80%) VPN
8 177 (15.82%) DHCP
9 141 (12.60%) LDAP
10 116 (10.37%) HTTP
11 110 (9.83%) iSCSI
12 99 (8.85%) VoIP
13 89 (7.95%) VLAN
14 83 (7.42%) Internet
15 71 (6.34%) SSL
16 69 (6.17%) Fibre Channel
17 56 (5.00%) Wireless
18 47 (4.20%) SMTP
19 42 (3.75%) Network Security
20 35 (3.13%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (33.15%) SQL Server
2 145 (12.96%) MySQL
3 108 (9.65%) Relational Database
4 69 (6.17%) RDBMS
5 60 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 59 (5.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 56 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 54 (4.83%) Oracle Database
9 35 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 31 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.97%) DB2
12 21 (1.88%) Big Data
13 15 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
14 14 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (1.16%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.89%) OLTP
16 10 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (0.80%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 22 (1.97%) Git (software)
1 22 (1.97%) JIRA
2 18 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.07%) AQtime
3 12 (1.07%) WebLOAD
4 10 (0.89%) Hudson
5 8 (0.71%) Subversion
6 6 (0.54%) TeamCity
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)
9 2 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 165 (14.75%) Finance
2 59 (5.27%) Telecoms
3 52 (4.65%) Banking
4 49 (4.38%) Legal
5 45 (4.02%) Retail
6 28 (2.50%) Marketing
7 22 (1.97%) Advertising
8 21 (1.88%) Law
9 18 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.89%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.89%) Games
11 10 (0.89%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.36%) Back Office
13 3 (0.27%) Automotive
13 3 (0.27%) Electronics
13 3 (0.27%) German Language
14 1 (0.089%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.089%) Cantonese Language
14 1 (0.089%) Military
Job Titles
1 198 (17.69%) Support Engineer
2 155 (13.85%) Administrator
3 150 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 128 (11.44%) Analyst
5 118 (10.55%) Systems Administrator
6 117 (10.46%) Architect
7 87 (7.77%) Linux Support
7 87 (7.77%) VMware Engineer
8 82 (7.33%) Infrastructure Architect
9 74 (6.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 73 (6.52%) Applications Support
11 72 (6.43%) Support Analyst
12 71 (6.34%) Server Engineer
13 64 (5.72%) Linux Administrator
13 64 (5.72%) Linux Engineer
14 62 (5.54%) 3rd Line Support
14 62 (5.54%) IT Engineer
15 58 (5.18%) Technical Engineer
16 57 (5.09%) IT Support
17 56 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (9.92%) Web Services
2 93 (8.31%) .NET
3 90 (8.04%) LAMP
4 63 (5.63%) Middleware
5 33 (2.95%) MAPI
6 21 (1.88%) HTML
7 16 (1.43%) ASP.NET
8 15 (1.34%) CSS
9 12 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (1.07%) XHTML
10 11 (0.98%) 802.1X
10 11 (0.98%) LAPP Stack
10 11 (0.98%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 10 (0.89%) JDBC
12 9 (0.80%) XMPP
13 5 (0.45%) Django
13 5 (0.45%) J2EE
13 5 (0.45%) Java EE
13 5 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (0.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 265 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 151 (13.49%) Clustering
3 106 (9.47%) Replication
4 83 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (6.17%) Computer Science
6 64 (5.72%) Blackberry
7 53 (4.74%) EMC VNX
8 39 (3.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 35 (3.13%) Management Information System
10 34 (3.04%) Private Cloud
11 28 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
12 23 (2.06%) Fat Client
12 23 (2.06%) Public Cloud
12 23 (2.06%) Thin Client
13 22 (1.97%) EMC VMAX
14 21 (1.88%) iPhone
14 21 (1.88%) PDA
15 19 (1.70%) Cryptography
15 19 (1.70%) EMC VNXe
15 19 (1.70%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 797 (71.22%) Windows
2 579 (51.74%) Linux
3 487 (43.52%) Windows Server
4 335 (29.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 227 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 224 (20.02%) Unix
7 183 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 154 (13.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 94 (8.40%) Windows 7
10 77 (6.88%) Solaris
11 49 (4.38%) CentOS
12 47 (4.20%) Windows 8
13 43 (3.84%) Android
13 43 (3.84%) Debian
14 42 (3.75%) Windows XP
15 39 (3.49%) Windows 10
16 35 (3.13%) Ubuntu
17 34 (3.04%) Mac OS X
18 27 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
19 25 (2.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (23.15%) ITIL
2 107 (9.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 81 (7.24%) Project Management
4 79 (7.06%) High Availability
5 78 (6.97%) Change Control
6 74 (6.61%) Web Operations
7 68 (6.08%) Service Delivery
8 61 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
9 60 (5.36%) Load Balancing
10 55 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
11 54 (4.83%) Mentoring
11 54 (4.83%) Migration
12 53 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (4.29%) Presales
14 46 (4.11%) Service Management
15 45 (4.02%) Configuration Management
16 41 (3.66%) Time Management
17 39 (3.49%) Business Continuity
17 39 (3.49%) Cybersecurity
17 39 (3.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 324 (28.95%) SQL
2 174 (15.55%) PowerShell
3 135 (12.06%) Perl
4 101 (9.03%) Bash Shell
5 53 (4.74%) Python
6 40 (3.57%) Java
7 39 (3.49%) C#
8 32 (2.86%) PHP
9 31 (2.77%) Shell Script
10 24 (2.14%) C
11 23 (2.06%) Ruby
12 18 (1.61%) JavaScript
12 18 (1.61%) T-SQL
13 16 (1.43%) C++
14 15 (1.34%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.89%) AWK
15 10 (0.89%) sed
15 10 (0.89%) VB
15 10 (0.89%) VBA
16 3 (0.27%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 170 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (10.37%) MCSE
3 106 (9.47%) Degree
4 82 (7.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 65 (5.81%) Security Cleared
6 60 (5.36%) MCITP
7 57 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (4.47%) CCNA
9 43 (3.84%) SC Cleared
10 28 (2.50%) MCSA
11 22 (1.97%) CCNP
11 22 (1.97%) MCP
12 18 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (1.52%) CCA
14 15 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (1.34%) RHCSA
14 15 (1.34%) VCP5
15 14 (1.25%) DV Cleared
16 13 (1.16%) MCDBA
17 10 (0.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (7.60%) SLA
2 43 (3.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (3.22%) QA
4 27 (2.41%) PCI DSS
5 14 (1.25%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.63%) COBIT
8 6 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.45%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.089%) ISO22301
System Software
1 527 (47.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 477 (42.63%) Active Directory
3 203 (18.14%) Hyper-V
4 155 (13.85%) vSphere
5 108 (9.65%) NFS
6 104 (9.29%) Oracle RAC
7 82 (7.33%) VMware ESX
7 82 (7.33%) XenApp
8 71 (6.34%) VMware ESXi
9 46 (4.11%) Terminal Services
10 41 (3.66%) vCloud
10 41 (3.66%) Xen
11 35 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
12 32 (2.86%) VMware Server
12 32 (2.86%) XenDesktop
13 31 (2.77%) Virtual Servers
14 28 (2.50%) DFS Replication
15 25 (2.23%) XenServer
16 24 (2.14%) KVM
17 23 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 148 (13.23%) Puppet
2 97 (8.67%) Backup Exec
3 73 (6.52%) OpenAM
4 62 (5.54%) NetBackup
5 59 (5.27%) SCCM
6 55 (4.92%) Nagios
7 37 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
8 35 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
9 30 (2.68%) Microsoft Clustering
10 26 (2.32%) SCOM
11 22 (1.97%) Icinga
12 21 (1.88%) Oracle RMAN
13 17 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
14 15 (1.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 15 (1.34%) Simpana
15 14 (1.25%) Tivoli
16 12 (1.07%) Data Guard
16 12 (1.07%) Failover Clustering
16 12 (1.07%) Oracle Flashback
16 12 (1.07%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 691 (61.75%) VMware
2 456 (40.75%) Microsoft
3 359 (32.08%) Cisco
4 253 (22.61%) NetApp
5 229 (20.46%) Oracle
6 226 (20.20%) Red Hat
7 219 (19.57%) Citrix
8 200 (17.87%) EMC
9 184 (16.44%) HP
10 101 (9.03%) Veeam
11 98 (8.76%) Sun
12 87 (7.77%) Symantec
13 85 (7.60%) IBM
13 85 (7.60%) SolarWinds
14 83 (7.42%) Dell
15 64 (5.72%) Apple
16 41 (3.66%) SonicWALL
17 40 (3.57%) Brocade
18 36 (3.22%) 3PAR
18 36 (3.22%) CommVault
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 Per Annum package, plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Salary: Depending on experience + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent negotiable salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Novate IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 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
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Element Search
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 basic + 5,000-6,000 oncall
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Annapurna HR
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26520 - £35700 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Aerotron
Salary: Comptitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Negotiable + extensive benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 24 days ago