The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for NAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 70 95
Rank change year-on-year -9 +25  
Permanent jobs citing NAS 14 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.47% 2.27% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.67% 17.42% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 3
Median salary £48,750 £50,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +58.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £26,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,250 £70,300
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.20% +8.12%  

NAS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 132 200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.59% 13.04% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 112 103 113
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing NAS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Essex

NAS
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for NAS in Essex

NAS
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Essex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for NAS in Essex

NAS
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +4 7 £52,500 -4.54%
NAS
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for NAS.

1 24 (96.00%) VMware
2 20 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (80.00%) SAN
3 16 (64.00%) Linux
4 14 (56.00%) Windows
5 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (52.00%) Firewall
5 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (52.00%) vSphere
5 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
7 10 (40.00%) NetApp
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (36.00%) Cisco
8 9 (36.00%) JBoss
8 9 (36.00%) Java
8 9 (36.00%) Perl
8 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
8 9 (36.00%) Office 365
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
10 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (24.00%) Web Services
12 5 (20.00%) Finance
13 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
13 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
13 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
13 4 (16.00%) Veeam
13 4 (16.00%) Windows 7

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 9 (36.00%) JBoss
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Office 365
2 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) SAN
2 13 (52.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Linux Support
3 7 (28.00%) Wintel Support
4 6 (24.00%) Active Directory Support
5 5 (20.00%) Linux Scripter
5 5 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) SAN Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Administrator
7 3 (12.00%) AWS Administrator
7 3 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.00%) AIX
7 2 (8.00%) CentOS
8 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (8.00%) Business Development
2 2 (8.00%) Information Security
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Multichannel Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Presales
2 2 (8.00%) Project Management
2 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.00%) Line Management
3 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
1 9 (36.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) CISM
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) vSphere
3 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) NetApp
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco
5 4 (16.00%) Veeam
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec