Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 631 558 486
Rank change year-on-year -73 -72 -45
Permanent jobs citing NAS 594 799 1224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.45% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 2.66% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 488 694 1021
England median annual salary £45,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.74% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% -

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 26461 30094 34640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.71% 17.05% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21562 24823 28797
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -121 260 £57,500 +15.00% 11
South East -29 106 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Midlands +74 82 £40,000 +23.08% 4
East of England +37 58 £43,500 -18.31% 4
North of England -52 50 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South West -4 40 £41,500 +25.76% 1
West Midlands +33 38 £35,000 +8.53% 4
East Midlands +51 32 £40,000 +10.34%
Yorkshire -48 25 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West -22 16 £38,500 -30.00%
North East +7 10 £35,000 - 1
NAS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for NAS.

1 542 (91.25%) SAN
2 432 (72.73%) VMware
3 423 (71.21%) Windows
4 303 (51.01%) Microsoft
5 294 (49.49%) Active Directory
6 283 (47.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 259 (43.60%) Windows Server
8 233 (39.23%) Cisco
9 210 (35.35%) Linux
10 202 (34.01%) Firewall
11 182 (30.64%) Hyper-V
12 160 (26.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 159 (26.77%) HP
14 156 (26.26%) Office 365
15 149 (25.08%) Windows Server 2008
16 141 (23.74%) Citrix
17 135 (22.73%) DNS
18 128 (21.55%) Data Centre
19 126 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
20 121 (20.37%) Finance
21 119 (20.03%) vSphere
22 107 (18.01%) ITIL
23 104 (17.51%) TCP/IP
24 102 (17.17%) SQL Server
25 97 (16.33%) iSCSI
25 97 (16.33%) VMware ESXi
26 96 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
26 96 (16.16%) NetApp
27 93 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
28 91 (15.32%) DHCP

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 90 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 74 (12.46%) IIS
3 55 (9.26%) SharePoint
4 41 (6.90%) Apache
4 41 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (4.04%) Skype for Business
6 23 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (3.37%) WebLogic
8 19 (3.20%) JBoss
9 18 (3.03%) OpenStack
10 14 (2.36%) Tomcat
11 13 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.84%) iPlanet
13 5 (0.84%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
14 4 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 46 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.34%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.67%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.17%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 156 (26.26%) Office 365
2 126 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.86%) IaaS
5 16 (2.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (2.36%) PaaS
7 13 (2.19%) SaaS
8 6 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.51%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.34%) Akamai
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.17%) Boomi
11 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 542 (91.25%) SAN
2 202 (34.01%) Firewall
3 135 (22.73%) DNS
4 104 (17.51%) TCP/IP
5 97 (16.33%) iSCSI
6 91 (15.32%) DHCP
7 85 (14.31%) WAN
8 69 (11.62%) VLAN
9 64 (10.77%) LAN
10 57 (9.60%) Fibre Channel
11 56 (9.43%) VPN
12 41 (6.90%) VoIP
13 37 (6.23%) Remote Desktop
14 25 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (4.04%) Internet
16 22 (3.70%) Network Security
16 22 (3.70%) Wireless
17 20 (3.37%) NetScaler
17 20 (3.37%) WLAN
18 18 (3.03%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.89%) Oracle Database
3 31 (5.22%) MySQL
4 18 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.53%) Oracle Exadata
7 12 (2.02%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.35%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.18%) Big Data
12 6 (1.01%) Looker
13 5 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.84%) OLAP
13 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (4.04%) MSI
2 13 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.35%) Subversion
4 6 (1.01%) Fiddler
5 5 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.34%) JIRA
7 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.17%) Maven
7 1 (0.17%) Redmine
7 1 (0.17%) Trac
General
1 121 (20.37%) Finance
2 23 (3.87%) Back Office
3 19 (3.20%) Law
3 19 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.69%) Advertising
5 15 (2.53%) Banking
5 15 (2.53%) Legal
6 12 (2.02%) Marketing
7 10 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.52%) Front Office
8 9 (1.52%) Retail
9 8 (1.35%) Games
10 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.51%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.34%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) Automotive
13 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 161 (27.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 67 (11.28%) Administrator
3 63 (10.61%) VMware Engineer
4 57 (9.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 52 (8.75%) Analyst
6 47 (7.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 44 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 43 (7.24%) Systems Administrator
9 37 (6.23%) Systems Engineer
10 36 (6.06%) Network Engineer
10 36 (6.06%) Storage Engineer
11 35 (5.89%) 3rd Line Support
12 29 (4.88%) Senior VMware Engineer
13 28 (4.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 27 (4.55%) Architect
14 27 (4.55%) Consultant
14 27 (4.55%) Support Analyst
15 26 (4.38%) Infrastructure Support
15 26 (4.38%) Project Engineer
16 24 (4.04%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.71%) Software Packaging
2 18 (3.03%) Web Services
3 12 (2.02%) Middleware
3 12 (2.02%) WAP
4 6 (1.01%) Java EE
4 6 (1.01%) JSON
4 6 (1.01%) LAMP
4 6 (1.01%) POSIX
4 6 (1.01%) REST
4 6 (1.01%) SOAP
4 6 (1.01%) WSDL
4 6 (1.01%) XSD
5 5 (0.84%) J2EE
5 5 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.51%) .NET
7 2 (0.34%) EDI
7 2 (0.34%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.34%) XML
8 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 128 (21.55%) Data Centre
2 83 (13.97%) Clustering
3 44 (7.41%) Replication
4 42 (7.07%) Enterprise Storage
4 42 (7.07%) Public Cloud
5 31 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (5.22%) Management Information System
6 26 (4.38%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.20%) Private Cloud
8 18 (3.03%) CLARiiON
9 14 (2.36%) EMC VNX
9 14 (2.36%) HP Storage
10 13 (2.19%) User Experience
11 11 (1.85%) Handset
12 10 (1.68%) Celerra
13 9 (1.52%) Fat Client
13 9 (1.52%) Thin Client
14 8 (1.35%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.35%) iPhone
15 7 (1.18%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 423 (71.21%) Windows
2 259 (43.60%) Windows Server
3 210 (35.35%) Linux
4 160 (26.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 149 (25.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 74 (12.46%) Unix
7 64 (10.77%) Windows 10
8 55 (9.26%) Windows 7
9 49 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (6.06%) CentOS
10 36 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 31 (5.22%) AIX
12 24 (4.04%) Solaris
13 22 (3.70%) Debian
14 20 (3.37%) Ubuntu
15 17 (2.86%) Windows 8
16 10 (1.68%) Android
17 8 (1.35%) HPUX
18 7 (1.18%) Mac OS X
19 6 (1.01%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (18.01%) ITIL
2 80 (13.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 63 (10.61%) Migration
4 53 (8.92%) High Availability
5 51 (8.59%) Capacity Planning
5 51 (8.59%) Project Management
6 48 (8.08%) DevOps
7 42 (7.07%) Service Delivery
7 42 (7.07%) Virtual Environments
8 35 (5.89%) Time Management
9 34 (5.72%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (5.72%) Root Cause Analysis
9 34 (5.72%) Task Automation
10 33 (5.56%) Presales
10 33 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
11 31 (5.22%) Configuration Management
12 30 (5.05%) Asset Management
13 28 (4.71%) Load Balancing
14 27 (4.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 27 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 91 (15.32%) PowerShell
2 85 (14.31%) SQL
3 39 (6.57%) Python
4 36 (6.06%) Perl
5 22 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 21 (3.54%) Bash Shell
6 21 (3.54%) Java
7 10 (1.68%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.52%) Ruby
9 8 (1.35%) C
9 8 (1.35%) VBScript
10 5 (0.84%) Korn
10 5 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.51%) VB
11 3 (0.51%) VBA
12 2 (0.34%) C-shell
13 1 (0.17%) Go
13 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 93 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (10.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 59 (9.93%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (8.75%) CCNA
5 47 (7.91%) Degree
5 47 (7.91%) MCSE
6 36 (6.06%) MCSA
7 28 (4.71%) Citrix Certification
8 26 (4.38%) Security Cleared
9 25 (4.21%) CCNP
10 17 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 17 (2.86%) DV Cleared
11 16 (2.69%) MCITP
11 16 (2.69%) MCP
12 14 (2.36%) CompTIA Security+
12 14 (2.36%) Security+ Certification
13 13 (2.19%) CCA
13 13 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
14 11 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.55%) SLA
2 16 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.18%) QA
4 6 (1.01%) PMO
5 5 (0.84%) NIST 800
6 4 (0.67%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.67%) ISO 22301
6 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.67%) MiFID
6 4 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 294 (49.49%) Active Directory
2 283 (47.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (30.64%) Hyper-V
4 119 (20.03%) vSphere
5 97 (16.33%) VMware ESXi
6 46 (7.74%) Virtual Machines
7 30 (5.05%) XenApp
8 26 (4.38%) Virtual Desktop
9 25 (4.21%) NFS
10 24 (4.04%) Microsoft App-V
11 19 (3.20%) DFS Replication
11 19 (3.20%) Virtual Servers
12 18 (3.03%) Firmware
12 18 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
12 18 (3.03%) Terminal Services
13 15 (2.53%) KVM
14 14 (2.36%) Docker
15 11 (1.85%) Ceph
15 11 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 11 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 83 (13.97%) SCCM
2 50 (8.42%) Puppet
3 39 (6.57%) SCOM
4 33 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
6 27 (4.55%) NetBackup
7 26 (4.38%) WSUS
8 25 (4.21%) Nagios
9 24 (4.04%) Ansible
10 23 (3.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 22 (3.70%) vCenter Server
12 17 (2.86%) Backup Exec
13 14 (2.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 13 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
14 13 (2.19%) SCOrch
15 12 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 11 (1.85%) NetVault Backup
16 11 (1.85%) SCDPM
17 9 (1.52%) Opsview
18 8 (1.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 432 (72.73%) VMware
2 303 (51.01%) Microsoft
3 233 (39.23%) Cisco
4 159 (26.77%) HP
5 141 (23.74%) Citrix
6 96 (16.16%) NetApp
7 67 (11.28%) Oracle
8 61 (10.27%) Red Hat
9 53 (8.92%) EMC
10 51 (8.59%) Dell
11 45 (7.58%) Veeam
12 44 (7.41%) Juniper
13 42 (7.07%) Veritas
14 40 (6.73%) SolarWinds
15 38 (6.40%) IBM
16 36 (6.06%) Meraki
17 33 (5.56%) F5
18 31 (5.22%) Brocade
18 31 (5.22%) Fortinet
18 31 (5.22%) SonicWALL