Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 423 447 427
Rank change year-on-year +24 -20 -24
Permanent jobs citing NAS 92 102 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 1.91% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 80 81 143
South East median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,850 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £67,500 £63,500
England median annual salary £43,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.34% +7.78% -2.17%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,443 5,351 7,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.84% 17.23% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,474 4,210 5,783
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,375 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in the South East

NAS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for NAS in the South East

NAS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in the South East over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for NAS in the South East

NAS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. 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
Surrey +20 32 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Thames Valley +17 29 £44,250 -7.81% 6
Berkshire -5 17 £62,500 +25.00% 6
Hampshire +8 13 £37,500 +4.53% 1
West Sussex -4 12 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +27 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Oxfordshire +24 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Kent +21 3 £45,000 +40.63% 1
East Sussex +6 3 £50,000 +11.11%
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for NAS.

1 64 (69.57%) SAN
2 61 (66.30%) Windows
3 56 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 45 (48.91%) Windows Server
5 44 (47.83%) VMware
6 40 (43.48%) Cisco
7 39 (42.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (32.61%) Firewall
8 30 (32.61%) Data Centre
9 27 (29.35%) ITIL
10 26 (28.26%) LAN
10 26 (28.26%) Microsoft
10 26 (28.26%) TCP/IP
11 24 (26.09%) WAN
11 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (26.09%) Replication
11 24 (26.09%) iSCSI
12 23 (25.00%) Veeam
12 23 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (23.91%) SQL Server
14 20 (21.74%) VPN
14 20 (21.74%) DNS
14 20 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (20.65%) Office 365
16 18 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 18 (19.57%) Citrix
16 18 (19.57%) MCSE
16 18 (19.57%) MCSA
17 17 (18.48%) SQL
17 17 (18.48%) Cisco Certification

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.78%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.70%) Skype for Business
4 7 (7.61%) IIS
5 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.09%) Confluence
6 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (20.65%) Office 365
3 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (8.70%) Mimecast
5 7 (7.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (7.61%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (7.61%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (7.61%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (7.61%) Amazon S3
5 7 (7.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (3.26%) IaaS
7 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.17%) GitHub
7 2 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.17%) PaaS
8 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (69.57%) SAN
2 30 (32.61%) Firewall
3 26 (28.26%) LAN
3 26 (28.26%) TCP/IP
4 24 (26.09%) iSCSI
4 24 (26.09%) WAN
5 20 (21.74%) DNS
5 20 (21.74%) VPN
6 17 (18.48%) FCoE
6 17 (18.48%) IPsec
7 14 (15.22%) DHCP
8 13 (14.13%) VLAN
9 10 (10.87%) BGP
9 10 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (10.87%) HSRP
9 10 (10.87%) OSPF
9 10 (10.87%) VoIP
9 10 (10.87%) VRRP
9 10 (10.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.43%) MySQL
4 4 (4.35%) Big Data
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 16 (17.39%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Advertising
4 5 (5.43%) Electronics
4 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.43%) Marketing
4 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.26%) Military
5 3 (3.26%) Retail
6 2 (2.17%) Billing
6 2 (2.17%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 17 (18.48%) Support Engineer
2 11 (11.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (11.96%) Architect
3 10 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Network Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) IT Manager
5 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Service Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Technical Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Technical Services Manager
6 7 (7.61%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) LDAP
2 5 (5.43%) MAPI
3 3 (3.26%) Web Services
4 2 (2.17%) .NET
4 2 (2.17%) WCF
5 1 (1.09%) ATL
5 1 (1.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.61%) Data Centre
2 24 (26.09%) Replication
3 9 (9.78%) EMC VNX
4 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.43%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (5.43%) YubiKey
6 4 (4.35%) Clustering
7 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.17%) PMI
7 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.09%) CMDB
8 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.09%) NHS
8 1 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (66.30%) Windows
2 45 (48.91%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.39%) Linux
4 10 (10.87%) Unix
4 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.61%) Windows 10
6 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.43%) VMS
9 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) ITIL
2 20 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (11.96%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (10.87%) Deployment Automation
6 10 (10.87%) Load Balancing
6 10 (10.87%) Presales
7 9 (9.78%) Project Management
7 9 (9.78%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (8.70%) Capacity Management
8 8 (8.70%) Security Hardening
8 8 (8.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 7 (7.61%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (7.61%) Coaching
9 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.61%) Task Automation
10 6 (6.52%) Information Security
10 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) SQL
2 11 (11.96%) Python
3 9 (9.78%) Bash Shell
4 7 (7.61%) Java
4 7 (7.61%) Perl
4 7 (7.61%) Ruby
4 7 (7.61%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (19.57%) MCSA
2 18 (19.57%) MCSE
3 17 (18.48%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (15.22%) Degree
5 11 (11.96%) CCNA
6 10 (10.87%) CCNP
6 10 (10.87%) MCP
6 10 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (8.70%) EMC Certification
8 6 (6.52%) A+ Certification
8 6 (6.52%) MCDST
8 6 (6.52%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.17%) AWS Certification
11 2 (2.17%) MCITP
11 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
11 2 (2.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) COBIT
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 39 (42.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (18.48%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.78%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (8.70%) vSphere
6 7 (7.61%) Samba
7 5 (5.43%) KVM
7 5 (5.43%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (4.35%) XenApp
9 3 (3.26%) Docker
9 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
10 2 (2.17%) vCloud
11 1 (1.09%) flannel
11 1 (1.09%) iptables
11 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) Ansible
1 9 (9.78%) SCCM
2 8 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (8.70%) EMC VPLEX
2 8 (8.70%) vMotion
2 8 (8.70%) vRealize
3 7 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.61%) Puppet
3 7 (7.61%) Terraform
3 7 (7.61%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.26%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.09%) SELinux
7 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (47.83%) VMware
2 40 (43.48%) Cisco
3 26 (28.26%) Microsoft
4 23 (25.00%) Veeam
5 18 (19.57%) Citrix
6 17 (18.48%) EMC
7 16 (17.39%) CheckPoint
8 14 (15.22%) NetApp
9 10 (10.87%) Red Hat
10 9 (9.78%) Brocade
10 9 (9.78%) SolarWinds
11 8 (8.70%) Isilon
12 7 (7.61%) Centrify
12 7 (7.61%) CommVault
12 7 (7.61%) HP
12 7 (7.61%) Juniper
13 5 (5.43%) Dell
13 5 (5.43%) NETGEAR
13 5 (5.43%) SAP
13 5 (5.43%) Sophos