Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 656 660 616
Rank change year-on-year +4 -44 -103
Permanent jobs citing NAS 430 526 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.03% 2.15% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 376 436 514
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £30,038
90th Percentile £74,375 £70,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 21,221 24,456 25,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.78% 15.15% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16,143 19,566 21,072
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,048 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.09% +2.22% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -22 142 £52,500 -4.55% 3
South East +19 91 £46,000 +5.14% 2
North of England +44 71 £37,500 -9.64% 2
Midlands +59 70 £42,500 +14.86% 3
South West +27 39 £41,000 -3.53% 1
East Midlands +65 36 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Yorkshire 0 36 £37,500 -11.76%
West Midlands +15 34 £42,500 +8.28% 2
North West +24 22 £37,500 - 2
East of England +44 13 £38,066 -4.84% 1
North East +30 13 £39,500 +43.64%
NAS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 351 (81.63%) SAN
2 291 (67.67%) Windows
3 230 (53.49%) Microsoft
4 222 (51.63%) VMware
5 217 (50.47%) Active Directory
6 204 (47.44%) Windows Server
7 163 (37.91%) Cisco
8 162 (37.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 151 (35.12%) Linux
9 151 (35.12%) Firewall
10 138 (32.09%) SQL Server
11 121 (28.14%) Hyper-V
12 120 (27.91%) Office 365
13 119 (27.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 107 (24.88%) TCP/IP
15 105 (24.42%) ITIL
16 104 (24.19%) DNS
17 103 (23.95%) Microsoft Azure
18 98 (22.79%) Citrix
19 96 (22.33%) SQL
19 96 (22.33%) Data Centre
20 93 (21.63%) Windows Server 2012
20 93 (21.63%) Microsoft Certification
21 91 (21.16%) NetApp
22 89 (20.70%) WAN
23 87 (20.23%) DHCP
24 86 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
25 84 (19.53%) Cisco Certification
26 80 (18.60%) LAN
27 74 (17.21%) MS Exchange

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 74 (17.21%) MS Exchange
2 64 (14.88%) SharePoint
3 38 (8.84%) IIS
4 35 (8.14%) Apache
5 31 (7.21%) Skype for Business
6 22 (5.12%) Tomcat
7 16 (3.72%) JBoss
8 15 (3.49%) WebLogic
9 14 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (2.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 12 (2.79%) WebSphere
11 10 (2.33%) SAS
12 9 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.70%) Confluence
14 3 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.23%) Appian
Applications
1 50 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Autodesk Smoke
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Workfront
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 120 (27.91%) Office 365
2 103 (23.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (15.35%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (7.91%) IaaS
5 22 (5.12%) PaaS
6 19 (4.42%) SaaS
7 16 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.40%) GitHub
10 5 (1.16%) Azure Stack
11 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.23%) Cloudflare
13 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.23%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.23%) Route 53
13 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 351 (81.63%) SAN
2 151 (35.12%) Firewall
3 107 (24.88%) TCP/IP
4 104 (24.19%) DNS
5 89 (20.70%) WAN
6 87 (20.23%) DHCP
7 80 (18.60%) LAN
8 72 (16.74%) iSCSI
9 62 (14.42%) VoIP
10 58 (13.49%) Cisco ASA
10 58 (13.49%) VPN
11 46 (10.70%) VLAN
12 44 (10.23%) Wireless
13 40 (9.30%) FCoE
14 36 (8.37%) Fibre Channel
15 35 (8.14%) Cisco Nexus
16 32 (7.44%) IPsec
16 32 (7.44%) Multicast
16 32 (7.44%) OSPF
17 30 (6.98%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (32.09%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.12%) MySQL
3 15 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.26%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.70%) Big Data
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.47%) DB2
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.63%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.63%) MSI
3 4 (0.93%) JIRA
3 4 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.47%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.23%) FishEye
5 1 (0.23%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.23%) WinDbg
General
1 38 (8.84%) Finance
2 28 (6.51%) Legal
3 18 (4.19%) Marketing
4 13 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.79%) Advertising
6 9 (2.09%) Banking
7 8 (1.86%) Law
8 4 (0.93%) Retail
9 3 (0.70%) Billing
9 3 (0.70%) Games
9 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.70%) Military
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (24.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 57 (13.26%) Analyst
3 37 (8.60%) Support Analyst
4 35 (8.14%) Architect
4 35 (8.14%) Network Engineer
5 33 (7.67%) Administrator
6 31 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 30 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 30 (6.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (6.98%) Support Engineer
8 26 (6.05%) Systems Engineer
9 22 (5.12%) IT Engineer
9 22 (5.12%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (4.19%) Cloud Architect
10 18 (4.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 17 (3.95%) IT Support
11 17 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
12 16 (3.72%) IT Analyst
13 15 (3.49%) Linux Support
13 15 (3.49%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.05%) LDAP
2 16 (3.72%) Middleware
3 12 (2.79%) LAMP
4 7 (1.63%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.16%) Spring
6 4 (0.93%) Django
6 4 (0.93%) Flash
7 3 (0.70%) Web Services
8 2 (0.47%) .NET
8 2 (0.47%) JSON
8 2 (0.47%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.47%) WSH
8 2 (0.47%) YAML
9 1 (0.23%) COM
9 1 (0.23%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 96 (22.33%) Data Centre
2 49 (11.40%) Clustering
3 33 (7.67%) Replication
4 27 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.81%) Management Information System
6 19 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (3.95%) Public Cloud
8 15 (3.49%) Driving Licence
9 14 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (2.56%) Fat Client
11 11 (2.56%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.86%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.40%) PKI
14 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
15 4 (0.93%) FlexPod
16 3 (0.70%) Blackberry
16 3 (0.70%) NHS
16 3 (0.70%) Private Cloud
17 2 (0.47%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 291 (67.67%) Windows
2 204 (47.44%) Windows Server
3 151 (35.12%) Linux
4 93 (21.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 86 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (10.93%) Unix
7 28 (6.51%) AIX
8 26 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (5.81%) CentOS
10 20 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (4.42%) Windows 10
12 15 (3.49%) Windows 8
13 13 (3.02%) Windows 7
14 10 (2.33%) Solaris
15 9 (2.09%) Android
15 9 (2.09%) Apple iOS
16 8 (1.86%) Mac OS
17 7 (1.63%) VMS
18 4 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
19 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (27.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 105 (24.42%) ITIL
3 47 (10.93%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 38 (8.84%) Change Control
5 38 (8.84%) Load Balancing
6 36 (8.37%) Network Monitoring
7 33 (7.67%) Mentoring
8 32 (7.44%) Project Management
8 32 (7.44%) Service Delivery
9 29 (6.74%) Problem Management
10 28 (6.51%) DevOps
10 28 (6.51%) Service Management
11 27 (6.28%) Change Management
11 27 (6.28%) Infrastructure Management
11 27 (6.28%) Migration
12 25 (5.81%) Configuration Management
13 24 (5.58%) Storage Management
14 23 (5.35%) Server Management
15 22 (5.12%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 96 (22.33%) SQL
2 74 (17.21%) PowerShell
3 24 (5.58%) Perl
3 24 (5.58%) Python
4 23 (5.35%) Bash Shell
5 21 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 18 (4.19%) Java
7 8 (1.86%) Ruby
8 5 (1.16%) C
9 4 (0.93%) PHP
9 4 (0.93%) VB
10 1 (0.23%) C++
10 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (21.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (19.53%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (15.35%) CCNA
4 63 (14.65%) MCSE
5 41 (9.53%) MCSA
6 37 (8.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 30 (6.98%) Degree
8 28 (6.51%) CCNP
9 19 (4.42%) A+ Certification
10 17 (3.95%) Security Cleared
11 16 (3.72%) MCITP
12 13 (3.02%) MCP
13 9 (2.09%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.86%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.86%) MCDST
14 8 (1.86%) Network+ Certification
15 7 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.63%) MCDBA
15 7 (1.63%) PMI Certification
15 7 (1.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.37%) SLA
2 9 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.16%) GDPR
5 4 (0.93%) PMO
6 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.47%) GAMP
7 2 (0.47%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.47%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.23%) COBIT
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.23%) PSD2
8 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 217 (50.47%) Active Directory
2 162 (37.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (28.14%) Hyper-V
4 48 (11.16%) vSphere
5 43 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (8.14%) XenApp
7 27 (6.28%) XenDesktop
8 19 (4.42%) NFS
9 14 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (3.02%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (2.79%) Docker
12 11 (2.56%) Firmware
13 10 (2.33%) KVM
14 8 (1.86%) VMware NSX
15 7 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (1.40%) Terminal Services
17 5 (1.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 4 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 64 (14.88%) SCCM
2 39 (9.07%) Puppet
3 28 (6.51%) WSUS
4 27 (6.28%) Ansible
5 22 (5.12%) Backup Exec
5 22 (5.12%) vCenter Server
6 16 (3.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 16 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (3.49%) SCOM
8 11 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (2.09%) SCDPM
10 8 (1.86%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.63%) FortiGate
11 7 (1.63%) Kubernetes
11 7 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (1.40%) SCVMM
13 5 (1.16%) Scalr
13 5 (1.16%) Terraform
14 3 (0.70%) Nagios
14 3 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 230 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 222 (51.63%) VMware
3 163 (37.91%) Cisco
4 98 (22.79%) Citrix
5 91 (21.16%) NetApp
6 53 (12.33%) HP
7 52 (12.09%) Red Hat
8 50 (11.63%) Veeam
9 42 (9.77%) Oracle
10 37 (8.60%) SolarWinds
11 35 (8.14%) CheckPoint
12 34 (7.91%) Dell
13 29 (6.74%) EMC
14 22 (5.12%) Juniper
15 15 (3.49%) Symantec
16 13 (3.02%) Apple
16 13 (3.02%) Dell Compellent
17 12 (2.79%) OutSystems
18 11 (2.56%) IBM
19 10 (2.33%) Avaya