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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 389 389 387
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing NAS 707 777 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.66% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 3.74% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 580 617 561
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
18445 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 685 £50,000 +3.09% 62
London +69 339 £57,500 +7.47% 26
South East -31 124 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Yorkshire 0 71 £40,000 -20.00% 7
East of England +14 66 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Yorkshire -4 47 £41,250 -17.50% 4
City of London +23 41 £52,500 -4.54% 4
North West -33 41 £45,000 - 5
Leeds -5 40 £44,000 -12.00% 4
Hampshire +14 38 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Hertfordshire +10 38 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Surrey +16 29 £37,500 +2.73% 3
Berkshire -36 24 £60,000 +60.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +29 20 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Watford +9 19 £70,000 +21.73%
South West -20 19 £45,000 +9.75% 3
East Midlands +4 18 £35,000 -12.50%
Manchester -8 18 £58,000 +73.13% 4
Southampton +22 16 £52,500 +34.61% 3
Peterborough - 15 £37,500 -
Merseyside +6 13 £52,500 -
Farnborough -18 13 £35,000 +3.70%
West Midlands -30 13 £40,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +4 12 £25,000 -39.39%
Reading -23 12 £75,000 +53.84% 3
Scotland +15 11 £38,750 +21.09% 4
South Yorkshire +10 11 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Northamptonshire +3 9 £30,750 -41.42%
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £47,500 -
Dorking +14 8 £31,750 -2.30%

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1284 (88.49%) SAN
2 1036 (71.40%) Windows
3 910 (62.72%) VMware
4 708 (48.79%) Linux
5 686 (47.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 627 (43.21%) Cisco
7 617 (42.52%) Microsoft
8 596 (41.08%) Active Directory
9 487 (33.56%) NetApp
10 459 (31.63%) MS Exchange
11 449 (30.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 427 (29.43%) DNS
13 399 (27.50%) SQL Server
14 385 (26.53%) EMC
15 381 (26.26%) Firewall
16 359 (24.74%) WAN
17 358 (24.67%) Oracle
18 357 (24.60%) HP
19 346 (23.85%) LAN
20 337 (23.23%) TCP/IP
21 334 (23.02%) ITIL
22 295 (20.33%) SQL
22 295 (20.33%) Hyper-V
23 291 (20.06%) Finance
24 286 (19.71%) Citrix
24 286 (19.71%) Data Centre
25 281 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
26 268 (18.47%) UNIX
27 267 (18.40%) IIS
27 267 (18.40%) vSphere

NAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 459 (31.63%) MS Exchange
2 267 (18.40%) IIS
3 263 (18.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 203 (13.99%) Apache
5 181 (12.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 167 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 162 (11.16%) Tomcat
8 152 (10.48%) SharePoint
9 132 (9.10%) WebSphere
10 116 (7.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 113 (7.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 103 (7.10%) Oracle Coherence
13 95 (6.55%) Lync
14 50 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
15 31 (2.14%) Office Communications Server
16 26 (1.79%) nginx
17 22 (1.52%) NetWeaver
18 16 (1.10%) JBoss
19 14 (0.96%) OpenStack
20 9 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 201 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 133 (9.17%) MS Office
3 39 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.48%) MS Project
5 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.069%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.069%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 77 (5.31%) RMDS
2 9 (0.62%) Sophis RISQUE
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.21%) Magento
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.069%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.069%) arcHouse
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.069%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.069%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.069%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.069%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.069%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 161 (11.10%) Office 365
2 76 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (4.34%) Mimecast
4 61 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (2.55%) SaaS
6 30 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (1.65%) IaaS
8 22 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.03%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.62%) GitHub
11 8 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.55%) PaaS
12 7 (0.48%) Symantec.cloud
13 6 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.28%) Google Apps
16 2 (0.14%) Yammer
16 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 1 (0.069%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 1284 (88.49%) SAN
2 427 (29.43%) DNS
3 381 (26.26%) Firewall
4 359 (24.74%) WAN
5 346 (23.85%) LAN
6 337 (23.23%) TCP/IP
7 262 (18.06%) DHCP
8 216 (14.89%) Fibre Channel
9 205 (14.13%) iSCSI
10 191 (13.16%) VPN
11 137 (9.44%) HTTP
11 137 (9.44%) Multicast
12 136 (9.37%) FCoE
13 117 (8.06%) VoIP
14 103 (7.10%) VLAN
15 96 (6.62%) Internet
16 78 (5.38%) SSL
17 74 (5.10%) LDAP
18 55 (3.79%) IPsec
19 48 (3.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 87 (6.00%) MySQL
3 81 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 79 (5.44%) Hadoop
4 79 (5.44%) HBase
5 71 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
6 70 (4.82%) Oracle Database
7 66 (4.55%) DB2
8 52 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 39 (2.69%) OLTP
10 36 (2.48%) Relational Database
11 33 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 25 (1.72%) NoSQL
13 24 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 24 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
14 21 (1.45%) Oracle Exadata
15 19 (1.31%) Big Data
16 18 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
17 17 (1.17%) Oracle OLAP
17 17 (1.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.10%) Subversion
3 14 (0.96%) ProC
4 13 (0.90%) JIRA
5 10 (0.69%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.14%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.069%) Hudson
10 1 (0.069%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.069%) Ant
10 1 (0.069%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.069%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.069%) ClearQuest
General
1 291 (20.06%) Finance
2 67 (4.62%) Legal
3 64 (4.41%) Banking
4 54 (3.72%) Retail
5 51 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.21%) Law
6 32 (2.21%) Advertising
7 25 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.24%) Back Office
9 15 (1.03%) Billing
10 14 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.83%) Marketing
11 12 (0.83%) French Language
12 11 (0.76%) Publishing
12 11 (0.76%) Electronics
13 8 (0.55%) German Language
14 7 (0.48%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.48%) Local Government
15 5 (0.34%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 278 (19.16%) Architect
2 205 (14.13%) Infrastructure Architect
3 187 (12.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 173 (11.92%) Support Engineer
5 149 (10.27%) Administrator
6 123 (8.48%) Analyst
7 116 (7.99%) Systems Administrator
8 104 (7.17%) Solutions Architect
9 86 (5.93%) Consultant
10 79 (5.44%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 78 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
12 66 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
13 58 (4.00%) Lead Architect
14 57 (3.93%) Technical Architect
15 56 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 55 (3.79%) Linux Administrator
17 53 (3.65%) Lead Solutions Architect
18 50 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
19 49 (3.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 49 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (9.86%) Middleware
2 89 (6.13%) XML
3 83 (5.72%) HTML
4 77 (5.31%) XSLT
4 77 (5.31%) Rendezvous
4 77 (5.31%) Ultra Messaging
5 67 (4.62%) .NET
6 29 (2.00%) Web Services
7 26 (1.79%) COM
8 23 (1.59%) J2EE
9 21 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
10 15 (1.03%) Software Packaging
11 14 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
12 11 (0.76%) LAMP
13 10 (0.69%) .NET Framework
14 9 (0.62%) MAPI
15 7 (0.48%) Flash
15 7 (0.48%) ISPF
15 7 (0.48%) SAP Basis
16 6 (0.41%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 286 (19.71%) Data Centre
2 206 (14.20%) Clustering
3 135 (9.30%) Replication
4 127 (8.75%) Blackberry
5 94 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
6 90 (6.20%) CLARiiON
7 68 (4.69%) Management Information System
8 63 (4.34%) Enterprise Storage
9 55 (3.79%) EMC VNX
10 53 (3.65%) Mainframe
11 36 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
12 34 (2.34%) Computer Science
13 32 (2.21%) BYOD
14 23 (1.59%) Celerra
15 21 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
16 20 (1.38%) N-Tier
17 18 (1.24%) EMC VMAX
18 17 (1.17%) EqualLogic
19 16 (1.10%) Client/Server
20 15 (1.03%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 1036 (71.40%) Windows
2 708 (48.79%) Linux
3 449 (30.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 281 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 268 (18.47%) UNIX
6 267 (18.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 235 (16.20%) Solaris
8 160 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 88 (6.06%) Windows 7
10 80 (5.51%) Windows XP
11 74 (5.10%) Android
12 69 (4.76%) Windows 8
13 66 (4.55%) CentOS
14 55 (3.79%) Apple iOS
15 45 (3.10%) Windows Mobile
16 36 (2.48%) Windows Vista
17 34 (2.34%) Data ONTAP
17 34 (2.34%) AIX
18 28 (1.93%) Debian
19 25 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (23.02%) ITIL
2 179 (12.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 179 (12.34%) Performance Tuning
3 166 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (9.30%) Benchmarking
5 130 (8.96%) Load Balancing
6 122 (8.41%) Migration
7 105 (7.24%) Project Management
8 101 (6.96%) Service Delivery
9 88 (6.06%) Configuration Management
10 82 (5.65%) Change Management
11 70 (4.82%) Change Control
12 67 (4.62%) PRINCE2
13 65 (4.48%) TOGAF
14 61 (4.20%) Mentoring
15 59 (4.07%) Business Continuity
16 55 (3.79%) Capacity Planning
17 54 (3.72%) Risk Management
18 53 (3.65%) Service Management
18 53 (3.65%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 295 (20.33%) SQL
2 128 (8.82%) Java
3 120 (8.27%) PowerShell
4 82 (5.65%) JavaScript
5 68 (4.69%) Perl
6 67 (4.62%) Bash Shell
7 41 (2.83%) Python
8 40 (2.76%) Ruby
9 34 (2.34%) Shell Script
10 25 (1.72%) PHP
11 23 (1.59%) C
12 13 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.55%) VBA
15 6 (0.41%) Bourne shell
15 6 (0.41%) VBScript
16 5 (0.34%) C#
17 4 (0.28%) C++
18 3 (0.21%) C-shell
19 2 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 204 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 140 (9.65%) MCSE
3 131 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
4 112 (7.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 108 (7.44%) CCNA
6 93 (6.41%) Degree
7 86 (5.93%) MCITP
8 67 (4.62%) Security Cleared
9 54 (3.72%) MCP
10 42 (2.89%) MCSA
11 32 (2.21%) SC Cleared
12 29 (2.00%) CCNP
13 28 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
13 28 (1.93%) DV Cleared
14 25 (1.72%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 21 (1.45%) MCTS
16 20 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
17 18 (1.24%) CCA
18 15 (1.03%) NCDA
19 13 (0.90%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (9.99%) SLA
2 18 (1.24%) QA
3 17 (1.17%) COBIT
4 16 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 686 (47.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 596 (41.08%) Active Directory
3 295 (20.33%) Hyper-V
4 267 (18.40%) vSphere
5 220 (15.16%) NFS
6 203 (13.99%) VMware ESX
7 141 (9.72%) SRDF
8 116 (7.99%) Oracle RAC
9 111 (7.65%) XenApp
10 92 (6.34%) Xen
11 86 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
12 79 (5.44%) vCloud
13 63 (4.34%) KVM
14 58 (4.00%) XenServer
15 45 (3.10%) DFS Replication
16 42 (2.89%) Terminal Services
17 39 (2.69%) XenDesktop
18 36 (2.48%) VMware Server
19 28 (1.93%) VMware Workstation
20 22 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 101 (6.96%) SCCM
2 72 (4.96%) Puppet
3 65 (4.48%) Backup Exec
4 62 (4.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 49 (3.38%) NetBackup
6 48 (3.31%) Nagios
7 40 (2.76%) SCOM
8 27 (1.86%) EMC NetWorker
9 26 (1.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 22 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (1.45%) WSUS
11 21 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
12 19 (1.31%) Cacti
13 18 (1.24%) SnapVault
14 17 (1.17%) SnapMirror
14 17 (1.17%) vMotion
15 16 (1.10%) FortiGate
16 14 (0.96%) BMC Marimba
17 12 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
17 12 (0.83%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 910 (62.72%) VMware
2 627 (43.21%) Cisco
3 617 (42.52%) Microsoft
4 487 (33.56%) NetApp
5 385 (26.53%) EMC
6 358 (24.67%) Oracle
7 357 (24.60%) HP
8 286 (19.71%) Citrix
9 229 (15.78%) IBM
10 170 (11.72%) Red Hat
11 159 (10.96%) Symantec
12 148 (10.20%) Intel
13 94 (6.48%) Dell
14 77 (5.31%) Sybase
14 77 (5.31%) TIBCO
14 77 (5.31%) DataSynapse
15 71 (4.89%) Juniper
16 63 (4.34%) F5
17 56 (3.86%) Veeam
18 54 (3.72%) Veritas
Godalming, Surrey
Step Ahead Recruitment
Salary: £43k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Alpha
Salary: From £43,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
Next Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-45k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Arden Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago