The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 367 365 358
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing NAS 788 691 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.63% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.91% 3.42% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 636 572 626
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20170 20213 20677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.29% 18.53% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16148 16385 17105
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -1 739 £50,000 +11.11% 62
London -42 298 £54,250 +8.50% 28
South East -15 155 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Yorkshire -6 72 £50,000 +25.00% 2
City of London +1 59 £55,000 +12.82% 11
North West +31 57 £45,000 +12.50% 6
East of England +19 57 £40,000 +35.59% 5
Berkshire +1 57 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Yorkshire +8 56 £50,000 +62.60% 2
Leeds +2 55 £50,000 +62.60% 2
West Midlands +18 41 £41,500 +3.75% 4
Reading +15 39 £45,000 - 1
South West -14 34 £43,750 +9.37% 3
Surrey -9 31 £36,500 +21.66% 2
Manchester +22 28 £33,000 -17.50% 6
Liverpool - 24 £52,500 -
Merseyside - 24 £52,500 -
Bedfordshire +7 23 £42,000 +44.82% 3
Hampshire -4 20 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Hertfordshire -18 18 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Birmingham +21 17 £52,500 +5.00%
Wiltshire -2 15 £60,000 +23.07% 1
Watford -5 14 £57,500 +15.00%
County Antrim - 14 £26,250 -
Belfast - 14 £26,250 -
Northern Ireland - 14 £26,250 -
Bristol +2 13 £41,000 +2.50% 1
Scotland -11 12 £32,000 -32.63% 3
North Yorkshire -16 12 £42,500 +18.05%
East Midlands -23 12 £46,250 -7.50% 1

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1485 (87.97%) SAN
2 1067 (63.21%) Windows
3 976 (57.82%) VMware
4 722 (42.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 717 (42.48%) Linux
6 664 (39.34%) Microsoft
7 645 (38.21%) Active Directory
8 479 (28.38%) NetApp
9 478 (28.32%) MS Exchange
10 476 (28.20%) Firewall
11 467 (27.67%) Cisco
12 448 (26.54%) DNS
13 413 (24.47%) SQL
14 412 (24.41%) EMC
14 412 (24.41%) Windows Server 2008
15 401 (23.76%) ITIL
16 388 (22.99%) UNIX
17 387 (22.93%) SQL Server
18 375 (22.22%) TCP/IP
19 367 (21.74%) HP
20 320 (18.96%) Citrix
21 309 (18.31%) MS Excel
22 299 (17.71%) Windows Server 2003
23 293 (17.36%) DHCP
24 276 (16.35%) LAN
24 276 (16.35%) Oracle
25 267 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2010
26 265 (15.70%) WAN
27 263 (15.58%) Clustering
28 253 (14.99%) IIS

NAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 478 (28.32%) MS Exchange
2 267 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 253 (14.99%) IIS
4 153 (9.06%) SharePoint
5 143 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 128 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 109 (6.46%) Apache
8 106 (6.28%) Lync
9 101 (5.98%) Tomcat
10 65 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
11 61 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
12 47 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 30 (1.78%) SAS
14 27 (1.60%) Jetty
15 25 (1.48%) WebSphere
16 21 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
17 17 (1.01%) Node.js
18 16 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
19 14 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
19 14 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 309 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 98 (5.81%) MS Office
3 9 (0.53%) MS Project
4 6 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.30%) SPSS
6 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.12%) Maya
8 2 (0.12%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.059%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.71%) RMDS
3 10 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
4 7 (0.41%) Magento
5 5 (0.30%) Eikon
6 4 (0.24%) RiskWrite
6 4 (0.24%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 3 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.12%) Sophis RISQUE
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.059%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.059%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.059%) AWD
9 1 (0.059%) Line 500
9 1 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle BRM
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 87 (5.15%) Office 365
2 54 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (1.54%) Joyent
3 26 (1.54%) SaaS
4 25 (1.48%) IaaS
5 24 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.65%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.65%) PaaS
9 8 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.24%) Route 53
11 3 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1485 (87.97%) SAN
2 476 (28.20%) Firewall
3 448 (26.54%) DNS
4 375 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 293 (17.36%) DHCP
6 276 (16.35%) LAN
7 265 (15.70%) WAN
8 200 (11.85%) VPN
9 186 (11.02%) iSCSI
10 168 (9.95%) Internet
11 131 (7.76%) Fibre Channel
12 97 (5.75%) HTTP
13 96 (5.69%) LDAP
14 88 (5.21%) VLAN
15 80 (4.74%) SSL
16 79 (4.68%) SMTP
16 79 (4.68%) SNMP
17 69 (4.09%) FCoE
18 65 (3.85%) VoIP
19 64 (3.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (22.93%) SQL Server
2 108 (6.40%) MySQL
3 106 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (4.21%) Oracle Database
5 67 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 49 (2.90%) Redis
7 41 (2.43%) NoSQL
8 39 (2.31%) MongoDB
9 34 (2.01%) Oracle Exadata
10 29 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 28 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 27 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 27 (1.60%) MariaDB
12 27 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
13 25 (1.48%) Relational Database
14 23 (1.36%) Hadoop
15 21 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (1.01%) HBase
16 17 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (2.43%) Subversion
2 39 (2.31%) Git (software)
3 32 (1.90%) JIRA
4 16 (0.95%) WebLOAD
4 16 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 14 (0.83%) AQtime
6 12 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.53%) FishEye
9 8 (0.47%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.30%) MSI
11 4 (0.24%) Maven
11 4 (0.24%) Hudson
12 3 (0.18%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.18%) Ant
12 3 (0.18%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.059%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.059%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 225 (13.33%) Finance
2 75 (4.44%) Banking
3 58 (3.44%) Advertising
4 37 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 33 (1.95%) Law
6 28 (1.66%) Retail
7 27 (1.60%) Back Office
8 25 (1.48%) Legal
9 24 (1.42%) Games
10 21 (1.24%) Marketing
11 20 (1.18%) French Language
12 18 (1.07%) German Language
13 14 (0.83%) Investment Banking
13 14 (0.83%) Front Office
14 13 (0.77%) Italian Language
15 12 (0.71%) Automotive
16 11 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.59%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.47%) Publishing
19 5 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 253 (14.99%) Administrator
2 176 (10.43%) Architect
3 174 (10.31%) Analyst
4 158 (9.36%) Support Engineer
5 148 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
6 143 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 128 (7.58%) Consultant
8 127 (7.52%) Infrastructure Architect
9 97 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
10 78 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
10 78 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
11 76 (4.50%) Linux Administrator
12 70 (4.15%) Support Analyst
13 64 (3.79%) DBA
14 59 (3.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 58 (3.44%) Technical Specialist
16 56 (3.32%) Storage Specialist
16 56 (3.32%) Storage Engineer
17 55 (3.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 54 (3.20%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (3.79%) .NET
2 61 (3.61%) Middleware
3 45 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
4 44 (2.61%) XML
5 39 (2.31%) J2EE
6 34 (2.01%) Oracle Fusion
7 29 (1.72%) CSS
8 27 (1.60%) MSMQ
9 23 (1.36%) Web Services
9 23 (1.36%) HTML
10 20 (1.18%) JSON
11 14 (0.83%) .NET Framework
11 14 (0.83%) MAPI
12 12 (0.71%) XSLT
12 12 (0.71%) Rendezvous
12 12 (0.71%) Software Packaging
13 11 (0.65%) Application Packaging
13 11 (0.65%) LAMP
13 11 (0.65%) COM
14 9 (0.53%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 263 (15.58%) Clustering
2 162 (9.60%) Enterprise Storage
3 152 (9.00%) Replication
4 116 (6.87%) CLARiiON
5 92 (5.45%) Computer Science
6 71 (4.21%) Blackberry
7 66 (3.91%) Management Information System
8 59 (3.50%) Firmware
9 57 (3.38%) EMC Centera
10 51 (3.02%) Symmetrix DMX
11 39 (2.31%) Client/Server
12 34 (2.01%) Open Source
13 28 (1.66%) Celerra
14 19 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (1.01%) Derivative
16 13 (0.77%) IBM XIV
17 12 (0.71%) Social Media
18 11 (0.65%) Hedge funds
18 11 (0.65%) Smartphone
19 10 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1067 (63.21%) Windows
2 717 (42.48%) Linux
3 412 (24.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 388 (22.99%) UNIX
5 299 (17.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 235 (13.92%) Solaris
7 195 (11.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 174 (10.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 70 (4.15%) CentOS
10 62 (3.67%) AIX
11 57 (3.38%) Oracle Linux
12 56 (3.32%) Windows 7
12 56 (3.32%) Ubuntu
13 55 (3.26%) Debian
14 42 (2.49%) Windows XP
15 39 (2.31%) Windows 8
16 34 (2.01%) HPUX
17 33 (1.95%) Android
18 32 (1.90%) Apple iOS
19 29 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (23.76%) ITIL
2 215 (12.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 197 (11.67%) Load Balancing
4 122 (7.23%) Change Management
5 121 (7.17%) Migration
6 119 (7.05%) Project Management
7 113 (6.69%) Performance Tuning
8 102 (6.04%) Problem Management
8 102 (6.04%) Service Delivery
9 84 (4.98%) Service Management
10 82 (4.86%) Change Control
11 71 (4.21%) E-Commerce
12 70 (4.15%) Configuration Management
13 60 (3.55%) Benchmarking
14 58 (3.44%) Asset Management
15 53 (3.14%) Technical Architecture
15 53 (3.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 52 (3.08%) TOGAF
17 51 (3.02%) Business Continuity
18 50 (2.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 413 (24.47%) SQL
2 191 (11.32%) Perl
3 129 (7.64%) Java
3 129 (7.64%) Bash Shell
4 113 (6.69%) Python
5 109 (6.46%) PowerShell
6 96 (5.69%) Ruby
7 53 (3.14%) Shell Script
8 49 (2.90%) PHP
9 45 (2.67%) JavaScript
10 26 (1.54%) C
11 24 (1.42%) T-SQL
12 23 (1.36%) C#
13 20 (1.18%) C++
14 17 (1.01%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.65%) Clojure
16 9 (0.53%) VBScript
16 9 (0.53%) VB
17 8 (0.47%) PowerHouse
18 4 (0.24%) AWK
Qualifications
1 248 (14.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 215 (12.74%) Degree
3 189 (11.20%) MCSE
4 128 (7.58%) MCITP
5 114 (6.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 111 (6.58%) Security Cleared
7 96 (5.69%) MCSA
8 93 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
9 85 (5.04%) SC Cleared
10 74 (4.38%) CCNA
11 48 (2.84%) MCTS
12 46 (2.73%) NCIE
13 44 (2.61%) CCNP
14 43 (2.55%) MCP
15 41 (2.43%) NCDA
16 32 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
17 26 (1.54%) CCA
18 19 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
18 19 (1.13%) VCAP
19 18 (1.07%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (8.83%) SLA
2 47 (2.78%) QA
3 22 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (1.01%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 7 (0.41%) GAMP
7 7 (0.41%) GCP
7 7 (0.41%) GMP
8 4 (0.24%) COBIT
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 722 (42.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 645 (38.21%) Active Directory
3 244 (14.45%) VMware ESX
4 243 (14.40%) Hyper-V
5 193 (11.43%) vSphere
6 187 (11.08%) NFS
7 169 (10.01%) XenApp
8 91 (5.39%) XenDesktop
9 84 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
10 57 (3.38%) XenServer
11 56 (3.32%) SRDF
12 46 (2.73%) Xen
13 35 (2.07%) Terminal Services
14 34 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
15 30 (1.78%) vCloud
15 30 (1.78%) KVM
16 22 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 22 (1.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 21 (1.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 17 (1.01%) Samba
Systems Management
1 149 (8.83%) Puppet
2 146 (8.65%) NetBackup
3 109 (6.46%) Backup Exec
4 100 (5.92%) SCCM
5 99 (5.86%) SCOM
6 74 (4.38%) Nagios
7 70 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
8 38 (2.25%) ARCserve
8 38 (2.25%) WSUS
9 35 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
10 30 (1.78%) CFEngine
11 24 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 22 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
12 22 (1.30%) Data Guard
13 20 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 18 (1.07%) EMC Navisphere
15 16 (0.95%) Legato
16 14 (0.83%) Opsview
17 13 (0.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 13 (0.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 976 (57.82%) VMware
2 664 (39.34%) Microsoft
3 479 (28.38%) NetApp
4 467 (27.67%) Cisco
5 412 (24.41%) EMC
6 367 (21.74%) HP
7 320 (18.96%) Citrix
8 276 (16.35%) Oracle
9 220 (13.03%) Red Hat
10 172 (10.19%) Symantec
11 162 (9.60%) IBM
12 122 (7.23%) Veritas
13 106 (6.28%) Dell
14 95 (5.63%) Brocade
15 83 (4.92%) Sun
16 76 (4.50%) Intel
17 75 (4.44%) Juniper
18 49 (2.90%) F5
19 46 (2.73%) JBoss
20 44 (2.61%) CommVault
Bristol, Avon
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42500.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + on call
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £4500 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Extensive benefits, share options.
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £37000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car allowance, On-call
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum CIRCA £36,000, ONSITE GYM, COMPANY C
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Training + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago