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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 377 347 376
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +29
Permanent jobs citing NAS 733 909 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.76% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 4.44% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 628 745 576
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £78,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +5.00%

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
20150 20460 22469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.04% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15949 16206 18144
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -38 713 £50,000 +4.16% 88
London -42 346 £57,500 +15.00% 37
South East +36 164 £45,000 - 20
City of London -16 53 £52,500 - 8
Yorkshire -14 51 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Surrey +18 50 £36,500 -27.00% 7
Hampshire +16 47 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Berkshire -8 41 £67,500 +38.46% 5
North West +21 40 £35,000 -26.31% 9
East of England -15 40 £32,500 -18.75% 8
West Yorkshire +15 36 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Leeds +5 32 £55,000 +52.77% 5
Reading -5 31 £85,000 +78.94% 4
South West -23 27 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Hertfordshire +2 23 £35,000 -30.00% 4
East Midlands +31 22 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Manchester +12 18 £35,000 -26.31% 8
Southampton +4 16 £60,000 +60.00%
Cheshire +23 15 £34,000 +7.93% 1
West Midlands -53 14 £31,000 -28.73% 2
Sidcup +6 12 £45,250 -7.17% 1
Sheffield +3 12 £60,000 +33.33%
South Yorkshire 0 12 £60,000 +50.00%
Kent - 12 £30,000 -
Basingstoke +26 11 £45,000 +28.57%
Northamptonshire - 11 £52,500 - 1
Wiltshire -6 9 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Guildford +17 8 £47,500 +35.71%
Essex -4 8 £31,750 -29.44% 3
Somerset - 8 £35,000 - 2

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1264 (88.15%) SAN
2 1028 (71.69%) Windows
3 930 (64.85%) VMware
4 707 (49.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 644 (44.91%) Linux
6 598 (41.70%) Active Directory
7 580 (40.45%) Microsoft
8 554 (38.63%) Cisco
9 467 (32.57%) NetApp
10 431 (30.06%) MS Exchange
11 419 (29.22%) Firewall
12 409 (28.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 405 (28.24%) SQL Server
14 386 (26.92%) DNS
15 364 (25.38%) HP
16 359 (25.03%) EMC
17 335 (23.36%) Oracle
18 311 (21.69%) Citrix
19 309 (21.55%) WAN
20 308 (21.48%) TCP/IP
21 304 (21.20%) SQL
22 290 (20.22%) LAN
23 283 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
24 282 (19.67%) Hyper-V
25 272 (18.97%) Finance
26 271 (18.90%) vSphere
27 258 (17.99%) IIS
28 250 (17.43%) UNIX
29 249 (17.36%) ITIL
30 246 (17.15%) Solaris

NAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 431 (30.06%) MS Exchange
2 258 (17.99%) IIS
3 241 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 198 (13.81%) Apache
5 167 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 156 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 148 (10.32%) SharePoint
8 138 (9.62%) Tomcat
9 101 (7.04%) WebSphere
10 96 (6.69%) Lync
11 89 (6.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 78 (5.44%) Oracle Coherence
13 66 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 56 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
15 27 (1.88%) SAS
16 26 (1.81%) Office Communications Server
17 17 (1.19%) JBoss
18 16 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
18 16 (1.12%) OpenStack
19 15 (1.05%) nginx
Applications
1 246 (17.15%) MS Excel
2 118 (8.23%) MS Office
3 26 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.77%) SPSS
5 5 (0.35%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.28%) MS Project
7 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.070%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.070%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.070%) InDesign
8 1 (0.070%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 58 (4.04%) RMDS
2 9 (0.63%) Sophis RISQUE
2 9 (0.63%) Oracle BRM
3 7 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.21%) CODA-Financials
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.21%) Magento
6 2 (0.14%) ENOVIA
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.070%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.070%) arcHouse
7 1 (0.070%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.070%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.070%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.070%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 115 (8.02%) Office 365
2 80 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (2.23%) SaaS
5 28 (1.95%) Mimecast
6 15 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.84%) Amazon S3
8 12 (0.84%) PaaS
9 9 (0.63%) GitHub
10 7 (0.49%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.42%) IaaS
11 6 (0.42%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.21%) Route 53
14 3 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1264 (88.15%) SAN
2 419 (29.22%) Firewall
3 386 (26.92%) DNS
4 309 (21.55%) WAN
5 308 (21.48%) TCP/IP
6 290 (20.22%) LAN
7 218 (15.20%) DHCP
7 218 (15.20%) Fibre Channel
8 181 (12.62%) iSCSI
9 174 (12.13%) VPN
10 125 (8.72%) HTTP
11 124 (8.65%) Multicast
12 112 (7.81%) FCoE
13 111 (7.74%) VLAN
14 91 (6.35%) Internet
15 85 (5.93%) VoIP
16 70 (4.88%) SSL
17 66 (4.60%) Wireless
18 60 (4.18%) SMTP
19 58 (4.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 97 (6.76%) MySQL
3 95 (6.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 75 (5.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 59 (4.11%) Hadoop
5 59 (4.11%) HBase
6 56 (3.91%) DB2
7 50 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 48 (3.35%) Oracle Database
9 36 (2.51%) Relational Database
10 34 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (1.60%) Big Data
12 22 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
13 19 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (1.19%) Oracle Exadata
14 17 (1.19%) OLTP
14 17 (1.19%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (1.67%) JIRA
2 19 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (0.91%) Subversion
4 13 (0.91%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.14%) Maven
8 1 (0.070%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.070%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.070%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.070%) Hudson
8 1 (0.070%) Ant
General
1 272 (18.97%) Finance
2 76 (5.30%) Banking
3 63 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 57 (3.97%) Legal
5 47 (3.28%) Retail
6 32 (2.23%) Law
7 30 (2.09%) Advertising
8 26 (1.81%) Marketing
9 18 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.12%) Electronics
11 15 (1.05%) Games
11 15 (1.05%) French Language
11 15 (1.05%) German Language
12 14 (0.98%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.84%) Publishing
14 10 (0.70%) Billing
15 8 (0.56%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.42%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.42%) Back Office
17 5 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 239 (16.67%) Architect
2 205 (14.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 171 (11.92%) Support Engineer
4 160 (11.16%) Infrastructure Architect
5 152 (10.60%) Administrator
6 126 (8.79%) Systems Administrator
7 115 (8.02%) Consultant
8 104 (7.25%) Analyst
9 101 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
10 90 (6.28%) Storage Engineer
11 80 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
12 75 (5.23%) Technical Engineer
13 69 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
14 67 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 47 (3.28%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 47 (3.28%) Technical Architect
16 46 (3.21%) Technical Support
17 45 (3.14%) Lead Architect
18 44 (3.07%) Infrastructure Manager
19 40 (2.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (7.60%) Middleware
2 85 (5.93%) .NET
3 74 (5.16%) XML
4 73 (5.09%) HTML
5 58 (4.04%) XSLT
5 58 (4.04%) Rendezvous
5 58 (4.04%) Ultra Messaging
6 32 (2.23%) Web Services
7 26 (1.81%) J2EE
8 19 (1.32%) LAMP
9 18 (1.26%) .NET Framework
10 17 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
11 12 (0.84%) COM
12 11 (0.77%) Software Packaging
13 10 (0.70%) JSP
14 8 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
15 7 (0.49%) MAPI
15 7 (0.49%) Flash
15 7 (0.49%) SOAP
16 6 (0.42%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 191 (13.32%) Clustering
2 119 (8.30%) Replication
3 99 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 94 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 86 (6.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 63 (4.39%) Mainframe
7 61 (4.25%) Management Information System
8 54 (3.77%) CLARiiON
9 40 (2.79%) Computer Science
10 27 (1.88%) Celerra
11 25 (1.74%) Open Source
12 19 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
13 16 (1.12%) N-Tier
14 15 (1.05%) Symmetrix
14 15 (1.05%) EqualLogic
15 13 (0.91%) Public Cloud
15 13 (0.91%) BYOD
16 11 (0.77%) iPad
17 10 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (0.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1028 (71.69%) Windows
2 644 (44.91%) Linux
3 409 (28.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 283 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 250 (17.43%) UNIX
6 246 (17.15%) Solaris
7 220 (15.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 175 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 77 (5.37%) CentOS
10 74 (5.16%) Windows 7
11 63 (4.39%) Windows XP
12 47 (3.28%) Android
13 43 (3.00%) Windows 8
14 36 (2.51%) Windows Vista
15 35 (2.44%) AIX
16 28 (1.95%) Debian
17 26 (1.81%) Apple iOS
18 22 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
19 20 (1.39%) Mac OS X
20 19 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (17.36%) ITIL
2 171 (11.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 152 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (9.83%) Performance Tuning
5 122 (8.51%) Benchmarking
6 109 (7.60%) Load Balancing
7 105 (7.32%) Migration
8 97 (6.76%) Project Management
9 83 (5.79%) Service Delivery
10 75 (5.23%) Configuration Management
11 71 (4.95%) Change Management
12 70 (4.88%) Change Control
13 66 (4.60%) TOGAF
14 59 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
14 59 (4.11%) Performance Management
15 57 (3.97%) Service Management
16 54 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
17 53 (3.70%) Problem Management
18 52 (3.63%) Business Continuity
19 49 (3.42%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 304 (21.20%) SQL
2 127 (8.86%) PowerShell
3 114 (7.95%) Java
4 92 (6.42%) Perl
5 60 (4.18%) JavaScript
6 56 (3.91%) Bash Shell
7 47 (3.28%) Python
7 47 (3.28%) Shell Script
8 46 (3.21%) PHP
9 26 (1.81%) Ruby
10 16 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 14 (0.98%) VBScript
12 10 (0.70%) C
12 10 (0.70%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.70%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.42%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.14%) VBA
14 2 (0.14%) C#
14 2 (0.14%) C++
14 2 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 197 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 160 (11.16%) MCSE
3 133 (9.27%) Cisco Certification
4 121 (8.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 99 (6.90%) Degree
6 93 (6.49%) CCNA
7 84 (5.86%) MCITP
8 71 (4.95%) Security Cleared
9 65 (4.53%) MCP
10 58 (4.04%) MCSA
11 55 (3.84%) SC Cleared
12 53 (3.70%) CCNP
13 48 (3.35%) Citrix Certification
14 43 (3.00%) DV Cleared
15 39 (2.72%) CCA
16 21 (1.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
17 20 (1.39%) NCDA
17 20 (1.39%) MCTS
18 17 (1.19%) NCIE
18 17 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (9.21%) SLA
2 27 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.32%) ISO 9001
5 15 (1.05%) QA
6 10 (0.70%) COBIT
7 5 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
System Software
1 707 (49.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 598 (41.70%) Active Directory
3 282 (19.67%) Hyper-V
4 271 (18.90%) vSphere
5 186 (12.97%) NFS
6 180 (12.55%) VMware ESX
7 142 (9.90%) XenApp
8 120 (8.37%) SRDF
9 84 (5.86%) Oracle RAC
10 77 (5.37%) VMware ESXi
11 75 (5.23%) Xen
12 69 (4.81%) vCloud
13 65 (4.53%) XenDesktop
14 58 (4.04%) XenServer
15 41 (2.86%) KVM
16 37 (2.58%) Terminal Services
17 30 (2.09%) VMware Workstation
17 30 (2.09%) DFS Replication
18 26 (1.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 17 (1.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 102 (7.11%) SCCM
2 66 (4.60%) Puppet
3 60 (4.18%) NetBackup
4 57 (3.97%) Nagios
5 54 (3.77%) Backup Exec
6 44 (3.07%) SCOM
7 41 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
8 40 (2.79%) Norton AntiVirus
9 38 (2.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 31 (2.16%) WSUS
11 24 (1.67%) ARCserve
11 24 (1.67%) Cacti
12 22 (1.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 22 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
13 19 (1.32%) Opsview
14 15 (1.05%) SCSM
14 15 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
15 13 (0.91%) Graphite
16 11 (0.77%) OpenAM
16 11 (0.77%) Legato
Vendors
1 930 (64.85%) VMware
2 580 (40.45%) Microsoft
3 554 (38.63%) Cisco
4 467 (32.57%) NetApp
5 364 (25.38%) HP
6 359 (25.03%) EMC
7 335 (23.36%) Oracle
8 311 (21.69%) Citrix
9 191 (13.32%) IBM
10 172 (11.99%) Red Hat
11 161 (11.23%) Symantec
12 123 (8.58%) Intel
13 117 (8.16%) Dell
14 86 (6.00%) Veritas
15 70 (4.88%) Sun
15 70 (4.88%) Brocade
16 67 (4.67%) Sybase
17 62 (4.32%) Juniper
17 62 (4.32%) CheckPoint
18 61 (4.25%) F5
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 75k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £47500 - £57000.00 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension, Bonus, Gym Membership
Posted: 20 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Vertex I.T. Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago