Period
to 12 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for NAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NAS over the 6 months to 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 655 694 685
Rank change year-on-year +39 -9 -94
Permanent jobs citing NAS 400 446 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 1.99% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 339 343 464
England median annual salary £43,653 £43,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.22% -7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,950 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £81,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.41% -7.37% +5.56%

NAS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 18,877 22,406 26,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.35% 15.11% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14,954 17,671 21,217
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in England

NAS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NAS in England.

Salary trend for NAS in England

NAS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for NAS in England

NAS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +49 146 £56,000 -1.32% 21
South East +69 108 £38,000 -10.59% 23
Midlands +61 61 £43,750 +9.38% 8
North of England +34 43 £37,500 - 30
West Midlands +40 33 £34,500 -13.75% 3
East Midlands +26 28 £47,500 +31.03% 5
South West +8 26 £39,000 -2.50% 8
North West +21 25 £35,500 +1.43% 16
Yorkshire +16 16 £41,000 +9.33% 14
East of England +44 15 £39,500 -1.25% 3
North East +14 2 £57,983 -1.31%
NAS
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, IT jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for NAS.

1 345 (86.25%) SAN
2 296 (74.00%) Windows
3 256 (64.00%) VMware
4 253 (63.25%) Active Directory
5 208 (52.00%) Microsoft
6 195 (48.75%) Windows Server
7 178 (44.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 154 (38.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 138 (34.50%) Azure
10 133 (33.25%) Office 365
11 130 (32.50%) Hyper-V
12 116 (29.00%) DNS
13 115 (28.75%) SQL Server
14 112 (28.00%) MS Exchange
14 112 (28.00%) DHCP
15 109 (27.25%) Citrix
15 109 (27.25%) Data Centre
16 107 (26.75%) TCP/IP
16 107 (26.75%) Cisco
16 107 (26.75%) Firewall
17 98 (24.50%) iSCSI
18 88 (22.00%) SCCM
19 81 (20.25%) PowerShell
19 81 (20.25%) WAN
20 78 (19.50%) ITIL
21 75 (18.75%) LAN
22 72 (18.00%) SQL
23 71 (17.75%) Microsoft Certification
24 68 (17.00%) Linux
25 59 (14.75%) AWS

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 112 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 53 (13.25%) SharePoint
3 35 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (8.00%) Skype for Business
5 25 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (5.75%) IIS
7 10 (2.50%) SAS
8 4 (1.00%) Apache
8 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.00%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.00%) Jetty
8 4 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.75%) Confluence
9 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.75%) WordPress
10 2 (0.50%) CMS
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 23 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.25%) Avid Media Composer
2 1 (0.25%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (0.25%) InDesign
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.00%) Workfront
2 2 (0.50%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 138 (34.50%) Azure
2 133 (33.25%) Office 365
3 59 (14.75%) AWS
4 21 (5.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (2.75%) GCP
7 10 (2.50%) IaaS
8 8 (2.00%) SaaS
9 7 (1.75%) G Suite
9 7 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (1.75%) OneDrive
10 6 (1.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 6 (1.50%) PaaS
11 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) AtomSphere
11 1 (0.25%) Boomi
11 1 (0.25%) GitHub
11 1 (0.25%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.25%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 345 (86.25%) SAN
2 116 (29.00%) DNS
3 112 (28.00%) DHCP
4 107 (26.75%) Firewall
4 107 (26.75%) TCP/IP
5 98 (24.50%) iSCSI
6 81 (20.25%) WAN
7 75 (18.75%) LAN
8 54 (13.50%) VoIP
8 54 (13.50%) VPN
9 48 (12.00%) Wireless
10 44 (11.00%) VLAN
11 32 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
12 31 (7.75%) FCoE
13 24 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (6.00%) Internet
14 21 (5.25%) BGP
14 21 (5.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (5.25%) OSPF
14 21 (5.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (28.75%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.50%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.25%) Oracle Database
4 16 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (3.25%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (1.25%) Big Data
11 5 (1.25%) MySQL
12 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (0.50%) TKPROF
15 1 (0.25%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 5 (1.25%) JIRA
2 4 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.50%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (9.75%) Finance
2 19 (4.75%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.25%) Law
4 15 (3.75%) Legal
5 14 (3.50%) Retail
6 10 (2.50%) Electronics
6 10 (2.50%) Public Sector
7 9 (2.25%) Advertising
7 9 (2.25%) Banking
7 9 (2.25%) Marketing
8 7 (1.75%) Games
8 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 146 (36.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 53 (13.25%) Analyst
3 38 (9.50%) Support Engineer
4 37 (9.25%) IT Engineer
5 30 (7.50%) IT Support
6 29 (7.25%) Administrator
7 28 (7.00%) Architect
8 24 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 23 (5.75%) Storage Engineer
10 22 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
10 22 (5.50%) Support Analyst
11 21 (5.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 20 (5.00%) Network Engineer
13 19 (4.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (4.75%) Windows Engineer
14 18 (4.50%) IT Analyst
14 18 (4.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (4.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (4.25%) DBA
16 16 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.75%) Middleware
2 10 (2.50%) LDAP
3 7 (1.75%) .NET
3 7 (1.75%) Flash
3 7 (1.75%) Web Services
4 6 (1.50%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.25%) SAP Basis
6 3 (0.75%) LAMP
6 3 (0.75%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.50%) JSON
7 2 (0.50%) XML
8 1 (0.25%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.25%) COM
8 1 (0.25%) HTML
8 1 (0.25%) JMS
8 1 (0.25%) RESTful
8 1 (0.25%) SOAP
8 1 (0.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 109 (27.25%) Data Centre
2 50 (12.50%) Clustering
3 48 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 47 (11.75%) Replication
5 22 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.00%) Public Cloud
7 15 (3.75%) Fat Client
7 15 (3.75%) Thin Client
8 12 (3.00%) EMC VNX
9 11 (2.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (2.00%) Blackberry
10 8 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (2.00%) Private Cloud
10 8 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.75%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.75%) PKI
11 7 (1.75%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 296 (74.00%) Windows
2 195 (48.75%) Windows Server
3 68 (17.00%) Linux
4 58 (14.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (11.25%) Windows 10
6 38 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (4.50%) Windows 7
8 17 (4.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (4.00%) Unix
9 16 (4.00%) VMS
10 14 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (3.00%) Mac OS
12 8 (2.00%) Android
12 8 (2.00%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (1.50%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.00%) CentOS
15 4 (1.00%) Solaris
16 3 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (38.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 78 (19.50%) ITIL
3 52 (13.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 35 (8.75%) Change Control
4 35 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (7.75%) Load Balancing
5 31 (7.75%) Mentoring
6 30 (7.50%) Migration
6 30 (7.50%) Presales
6 30 (7.50%) Storage Management
7 29 (7.25%) Change Management
8 25 (6.25%) High Availability
9 24 (6.00%) Project Delivery
10 23 (5.75%) Network Monitoring
11 22 (5.50%) Proactive Monitoring
12 21 (5.25%) Infrastructure Management
12 21 (5.25%) Virtual Environments
13 20 (5.00%) Service Delivery
14 18 (4.50%) Capacity Management
14 18 (4.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (20.25%) PowerShell
2 72 (18.00%) SQL
3 12 (3.00%) Perl
4 11 (2.75%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.50%) Python
6 7 (1.75%) Java
7 5 (1.25%) ABAP
7 5 (1.25%) C
8 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.75%) Ruby
9 3 (0.75%) VBScript
10 2 (0.50%) C#
11 1 (0.25%) Groovy
11 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (17.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (12.50%) MCSE
3 40 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (8.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (6.50%) MCSA
6 25 (6.25%) Degree
7 20 (5.00%) CCNA
7 20 (5.00%) CCNP
8 13 (3.25%) VCP5
9 9 (2.25%) MCP
10 8 (2.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.75%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.25%) Avaya Certification
13 4 (1.00%) MCITP
13 4 (1.00%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
15 2 (0.50%) CCSP
15 2 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (0.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.50%) SLA
2 9 (2.25%) GDPR
3 6 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.50%) PMO
5 2 (0.50%) QA
6 1 (0.25%) GxP
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.25%) NIST
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 253 (63.25%) Active Directory
2 178 (44.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (32.50%) Hyper-V
4 47 (11.75%) vSphere
5 34 (8.50%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 24 (6.00%) XenApp
9 17 (4.25%) Terminal Services
9 17 (4.25%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (3.25%) Firmware
11 9 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (2.00%) ISA Server
13 6 (1.50%) Docker
13 6 (1.50%) NFS
14 4 (1.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (1.00%) KVM
14 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.75%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 88 (22.00%) SCCM
2 34 (8.50%) WSUS
3 26 (6.50%) vCenter Server
4 23 (5.75%) Backup Exec
5 22 (5.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 21 (5.25%) SCOM
7 16 (4.00%) Ansible
8 15 (3.75%) NetBackup
9 12 (3.00%) EMC NetWorker
10 11 (2.75%) Data Guard
11 9 (2.25%) Avamar
11 9 (2.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 7 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (1.50%) MIMEsweeper
14 5 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
14 5 (1.25%) Jamf Pro
14 5 (1.25%) Puppet
14 5 (1.25%) SnapMirror
14 5 (1.25%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 256 (64.00%) VMware
2 208 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 109 (27.25%) Citrix
4 107 (26.75%) Cisco
5 55 (13.75%) Veeam
6 53 (13.25%) HP
7 51 (12.75%) NetApp
8 49 (12.25%) EMC
9 41 (10.25%) Dell
10 39 (9.75%) Oracle
11 26 (6.50%) SolarWinds
12 24 (6.00%) CheckPoint
13 20 (5.00%) Red Hat
14 18 (4.50%) Dell Compellent
15 17 (4.25%) Veritas
16 15 (3.75%) Symantec
17 13 (3.25%) Forcepoint
17 13 (3.25%) SAP
17 13 (3.25%) ServiceNow
18 12 (3.00%) IBM