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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 490 400 411
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +11
Permanent jobs citing NAS 537 736 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.69% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.11% 3.80% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 449 617 565
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.89%

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
17270 19367 18179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.05% 18.17% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14361 15720 14268
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 9 February 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 9 February 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
(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 -73 494 £44,500 -1.11% 56
London -66 219 £50,000 -2.43% 20
South East -13 110 £43,500 -7.44% 14
Yorkshire +12 54 £40,000 +6.66% 5
East of England +20 51 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Hertfordshire +24 40 £35,000 -31.37% 4
West Yorkshire -11 32 £43,000 +14.66%
Leeds -17 31 £43,000 +14.66%
Berkshire -33 31 £45,000 -10.00% 1
City of London +45 29 £55,000 +10.55% 7
Hampshire +21 29 £41,000 -13.68% 1
Wales +24 26 £41,500 +8.07% 1
South Wales +22 26 £41,500 +2.59% 1
North West -2 26 £31,500 -25.88% 7
South West -8 24 £40,000 -14.43% 2
Reading -4 20 £45,500 -13.33% 1
Surrey +5 19 £41,820 -7.06% 4
Borehamwood - 17 £31,000 - 1
Wiltshire +3 14 £40,000 -15.78%
Buckinghamshire -3 14 £45,000 +6.50% 3
Hounslow - 13 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire +13 12 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Sheffield +11 12 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 12 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Southampton +8 12 £40,000 -27.27%
Cheshire +18 11 £31,500 -30.00% 3
Essex - 11 £26,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +18 9 £35,000 -13.58% 2
Knutsford +9 9 £31,500 -53.33%
Cwmbran +5 8 £45,000 -23.72%

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 937 (85.49%) SAN
2 822 (75.00%) Windows
3 762 (69.53%) VMware
4 587 (53.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 530 (48.36%) Active Directory
6 508 (46.35%) Windows Server
7 503 (45.89%) Linux
8 479 (43.70%) Microsoft
9 346 (31.57%) Cisco
10 334 (30.47%) ITIL
11 309 (28.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 308 (28.10%) NetApp
13 306 (27.92%) DNS
14 278 (25.36%) MS Exchange
15 269 (24.54%) EMC
16 267 (24.36%) SQL Server
17 265 (24.18%) HP
18 261 (23.81%) Data Centre
19 243 (22.17%) Firewall
20 238 (21.72%) Citrix
21 234 (21.35%) SQL
22 229 (20.89%) vSphere
23 202 (18.43%) Unix
24 193 (17.61%) WAN
25 188 (17.15%) TCP/IP
26 181 (16.51%) Finance
27 178 (16.24%) DHCP
28 177 (16.15%) Oracle
29 175 (15.97%) Clustering
30 174 (15.88%) MS Excel

NAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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
1 278 (25.36%) MS Exchange
2 152 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 120 (10.95%) Skype for Business
4 117 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 115 (10.49%) SharePoint
6 92 (8.39%) Apache
7 91 (8.30%) IIS
8 90 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 71 (6.48%) Tomcat
10 63 (5.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 38 (3.47%) WebSphere
12 25 (2.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 22 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
13 22 (2.01%) OpenStack
14 19 (1.73%) JBoss
15 14 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
16 13 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
17 12 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
17 12 (1.09%) Oracle Spatial
18 11 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 174 (15.88%) MS Excel
2 87 (7.94%) MS Office
3 11 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.55%) MS Project
5 4 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.091%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 16 (1.46%) Faxination
2 13 (1.19%) RMDS
3 10 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.18%) Line 500
5 2 (0.18%) MFGPRO
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.091%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 122 (11.13%) Office 365
2 80 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (2.92%) IaaS
5 28 (2.55%) SaaS
6 25 (2.28%) PaaS
7 24 (2.19%) Mimecast
8 20 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 18 (1.64%) Yammer
10 13 (1.19%) Amazon S3
11 11 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.46%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.18%) Joyent
14 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.091%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 937 (85.49%) SAN
2 306 (27.92%) DNS
3 243 (22.17%) Firewall
4 193 (17.61%) WAN
5 188 (17.15%) TCP/IP
6 178 (16.24%) DHCP
7 172 (15.69%) VPN
8 171 (15.60%) LAN
9 146 (13.32%) iSCSI
10 83 (7.57%) Internet
11 81 (7.39%) VoIP
12 79 (7.21%) Fibre Channel
13 78 (7.12%) LDAP
14 77 (7.03%) VLAN
15 74 (6.75%) SSL
16 61 (5.57%) Network Security
17 55 (5.02%) HTTP
18 47 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
19 44 (4.01%) WLAN
20 42 (3.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (24.36%) SQL Server
2 76 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 58 (5.29%) MySQL
5 55 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 43 (3.92%) Oracle Database
7 38 (3.47%) Relational Database
8 32 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (1.46%) Big Data
10 15 (1.37%) Hadoop
10 15 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (1.28%) HBase
12 12 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (0.91%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.82%) NoSQL
15 7 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (0.55%) Data Mining
17 5 (0.46%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 21 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.46%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.28%) JIRA
3 14 (1.28%) Subversion
4 11 (1.00%) Hudson
5 7 (0.64%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.46%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.27%) AQtime
7 3 (0.27%) WebLOAD
8 2 (0.18%) Ant
8 2 (0.18%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.18%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.18%) ProC
8 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.091%) GCC
9 1 (0.091%) MSI
9 1 (0.091%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 181 (16.51%) Finance
2 90 (8.21%) Telecoms
3 64 (5.84%) Legal
4 46 (4.20%) Retail
5 32 (2.92%) Law
6 30 (2.74%) Banking
7 26 (2.37%) Marketing
8 20 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (1.55%) Advertising
9 17 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.91%) Local Government
11 7 (0.64%) Electronics
12 3 (0.27%) Automotive
12 3 (0.27%) Back Office
12 3 (0.27%) Games
13 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.18%) Military
13 2 (0.18%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.091%) Billing
14 1 (0.091%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 174 (15.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 132 (12.04%) Architect
3 114 (10.40%) Analyst
4 108 (9.85%) Administrator
5 99 (9.03%) Support Engineer
6 93 (8.49%) Infrastructure Architect
7 90 (8.21%) Storage Engineer
8 85 (7.76%) Systems Administrator
8 85 (7.76%) VMware Engineer
9 67 (6.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 63 (5.75%) Windows Engineer
11 59 (5.38%) Consultant
12 58 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
13 57 (5.20%) Linux Administrator
14 56 (5.11%) Technical Engineer
15 52 (4.74%) Linux Engineer
16 51 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 50 (4.56%) Systems Engineer
18 46 (4.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 46 (4.20%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (4.20%) .NET
2 35 (3.19%) LAMP
3 30 (2.74%) Middleware
4 28 (2.55%) Web Services
5 27 (2.46%) XML
6 21 (1.92%) HTML
7 20 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
8 19 (1.73%) ActiveMQ
9 18 (1.64%) XMPP
10 16 (1.46%) J2EE
11 15 (1.37%) XSLT
12 13 (1.19%) Rendezvous
12 13 (1.19%) Ultra Messaging
13 9 (0.82%) CSS
13 9 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
14 7 (0.64%) COM
14 7 (0.64%) LAPP Stack
15 6 (0.55%) REST
16 5 (0.46%) JSON
16 5 (0.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 261 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 175 (15.97%) Clustering
3 143 (13.05%) Replication
4 105 (9.58%) EMC VNX
5 104 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
6 73 (6.66%) Blackberry
7 66 (6.02%) EMC VMAX
8 48 (4.38%) Enterprise Storage
9 46 (4.20%) CLARiiON
10 40 (3.65%) Computer Science
11 36 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
12 35 (3.19%) PKI
13 29 (2.65%) Fat Client
13 29 (2.65%) Thin Client
14 23 (2.10%) VCE vBlock
15 22 (2.01%) Management Information System
16 21 (1.92%) EMC VNXe
16 21 (1.92%) IBM XIV
17 19 (1.73%) HP StoreVirtual
18 18 (1.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 822 (75.00%) Windows
2 508 (46.35%) Windows Server
3 503 (45.89%) Linux
4 309 (28.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 202 (18.43%) Unix
6 158 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 139 (12.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 125 (11.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 112 (10.22%) Solaris
10 65 (5.93%) Windows 7
11 64 (5.84%) Android
11 64 (5.84%) CentOS
12 33 (3.01%) AIX
13 30 (2.74%) Apple iOS
14 29 (2.65%) Mac OS X
14 29 (2.65%) Windows XP
15 25 (2.28%) Windows 2000 Server
16 24 (2.19%) SUSE
17 22 (2.01%) Windows 8
18 21 (1.92%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (30.47%) ITIL
2 151 (13.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 105 (9.58%) High Availability
4 81 (7.39%) Service Delivery
5 67 (6.11%) Configuration Management
6 64 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
7 63 (5.75%) Change Management
8 62 (5.66%) Project Management
9 61 (5.57%) Change Control
10 60 (5.47%) Service Management
11 59 (5.38%) Presales
12 58 (5.29%) Capacity Planning
12 58 (5.29%) Load Balancing
13 57 (5.20%) Migration
14 56 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
15 53 (4.84%) Problem Management
16 49 (4.47%) Mentoring
16 49 (4.47%) PRINCE2
17 46 (4.20%) Infrastructure Management
17 46 (4.20%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 234 (21.35%) SQL
2 89 (8.12%) PowerShell
3 79 (7.21%) Bash Shell
4 69 (6.30%) Perl
5 53 (4.84%) C
6 42 (3.83%) Java
7 37 (3.38%) Python
8 28 (2.55%) JavaScript
9 22 (2.01%) PHP
9 22 (2.01%) Shell Script
10 21 (1.92%) C#
11 14 (1.28%) VB
12 12 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.09%) Ruby
13 11 (1.00%) VBA
14 9 (0.82%) C++
14 9 (0.82%) Korn
15 8 (0.73%) VBScript
16 5 (0.46%) AWK
16 5 (0.46%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 170 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 134 (12.23%) MCSE
3 122 (11.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 100 (9.12%) Degree
5 82 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (6.39%) CCNA
7 62 (5.66%) Security Cleared
8 53 (4.84%) MCITP
9 49 (4.47%) MCSA
10 45 (4.11%) SC Cleared
11 33 (3.01%) MCP
12 28 (2.55%) VCP5
13 19 (1.73%) CCNP
14 17 (1.55%) MCTS
15 13 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.19%) PMI Certification
16 12 (1.09%) VCAP
17 11 (1.00%) DBS Check
18 10 (0.91%) ACMT
18 10 (0.91%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (9.40%) SLA
2 32 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (2.83%) QA
4 20 (1.82%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.73%) COBIT
6 5 (0.46%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.18%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.091%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 587 (53.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 530 (48.36%) Active Directory
3 229 (20.89%) vSphere
4 168 (15.33%) Hyper-V
5 121 (11.04%) VMware ESX
6 98 (8.94%) VMware ESXi
7 95 (8.67%) NFS
8 87 (7.94%) XenApp
9 53 (4.84%) Xen
10 51 (4.65%) vCloud
11 45 (4.11%) Firmware
11 45 (4.11%) Oracle RAC
12 44 (4.01%) KVM
12 44 (4.01%) SRDF
13 43 (3.92%) DFS Replication
14 31 (2.83%) XenDesktop
15 30 (2.74%) Terminal Services
16 28 (2.55%) VMware Server
17 24 (2.19%) XenServer
18 13 (1.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 88 (8.03%) NetBackup
2 85 (7.76%) SCCM
3 84 (7.66%) Puppet
4 52 (4.74%) Backup Exec
5 50 (4.56%) SCOM
6 40 (3.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 37 (3.38%) Nagios
8 34 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
9 32 (2.92%) EMC VPLEX
9 32 (2.92%) WSUS
10 27 (2.46%) HP Data Protector
11 26 (2.37%) EMC NetWorker
12 24 (2.19%) Tivoli
13 21 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 20 (1.82%) Cacti
14 20 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
14 20 (1.82%) Simpana
14 20 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 19 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
16 16 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 762 (69.53%) VMware
2 479 (43.70%) Microsoft
3 346 (31.57%) Cisco
4 308 (28.10%) NetApp
5 269 (24.54%) EMC
6 265 (24.18%) HP
7 238 (21.72%) Citrix
8 177 (16.15%) Oracle
9 140 (12.77%) Red Hat
10 135 (12.32%) Symantec
11 122 (11.13%) IBM
12 105 (9.58%) Dell
13 93 (8.49%) Veeam
14 84 (7.66%) CommVault
15 61 (5.57%) Brocade
16 46 (4.20%) Apple
16 46 (4.20%) SolarWinds
17 40 (3.65%) CheckPoint
18 39 (3.56%) Dell Compellent
19 38 (3.47%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30,000 p/a
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30158.00 - £41218.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Spencer Rose
Salary: £75,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 27,000 - 29,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 7 days ago
Aylesbury
Prospectus
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago