Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 426 449 458
Rank change year-on-year +23 +9 -101
Permanent jobs citing NAS 93 111 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 2.19% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 84 97 77
South East median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% -10.53%
10th Percentile £25,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,700 £64,250 £67,500
England 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 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 4,321 5,061 5,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.21% 16.58% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,325 3,964 4,614
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,575 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 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
Thames Valley +23 23 £51,250 +2.50% 9
Surrey +16 21 £41,000 -10.87% 2
Hampshire -8 20 £32,500 -13.33% 1
West Sussex - 18 £47,500 - 3
Berkshire +3 12 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Kent +18 11 £47,500 +26.67% 4
Buckinghamshire +34 9 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Oxfordshire +33 2 - - 1
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 South East region with a requirement for NAS.

1 69 (74.19%) SAN
2 63 (67.74%) Windows
3 47 (50.54%) Active Directory
4 40 (43.01%) Firewall
5 39 (41.94%) Cisco
5 39 (41.94%) LAN
5 39 (41.94%) WAN
6 38 (40.86%) Windows Server
7 36 (38.71%) Data Centre
8 35 (37.63%) Citrix
9 33 (35.48%) VMware
10 32 (34.41%) NetApp
11 31 (33.33%) iSCSI
12 29 (31.18%) TCP/IP
12 29 (31.18%) VoIP
13 27 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (27.96%) SolarWinds
15 24 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (25.81%) Load Balancing
15 24 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
16 23 (24.73%) FCoE
16 23 (24.73%) Office 365
17 22 (23.66%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (23.66%) CheckPoint
17 22 (23.66%) Linux
17 22 (23.66%) SQL
17 22 (23.66%) Wireless
18 21 (22.58%) IPsec
18 21 (22.58%) OSPF

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 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
1 9 (9.68%) Skype for Business
2 8 (8.60%) JBoss
2 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.60%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.45%) Apache
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.15%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (24.73%) Office 365
2 15 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (8.60%) SaaS
5 2 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.15%) IaaS
6 1 (1.08%) PaaS
6 1 (1.08%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 69 (74.19%) SAN
2 40 (43.01%) Firewall
3 39 (41.94%) LAN
3 39 (41.94%) WAN
4 31 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 29 (31.18%) TCP/IP
5 29 (31.18%) VoIP
6 24 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (24.73%) FCoE
8 22 (23.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (23.66%) Wireless
9 21 (22.58%) BGP
9 21 (22.58%) HSRP
9 21 (22.58%) IPsec
9 21 (22.58%) Multicast
9 21 (22.58%) OSPF
9 21 (22.58%) VPN
9 21 (22.58%) VRRP
10 15 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (11.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) MySQL
3 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.15%) Big Data
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.60%) Advertising
2 3 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Network Engineer
1 21 (22.58%) Support Engineer
2 17 (18.28%) Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) IT Support
5 9 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.53%) IT Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) IT Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Citrix Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) LDAP
2 8 (8.60%) Middleware
3 6 (6.45%) LAMP
4 3 (3.23%) Web Services
5 2 (2.15%) JSON
6 1 (1.08%) Django
6 1 (1.08%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 36 (38.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.38%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.30%) Clustering
5 3 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.15%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.15%) Replication
6 2 (2.15%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.15%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.08%) CCTV
7 1 (1.08%) FMCG
7 1 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (67.74%) Windows
2 38 (40.86%) Windows Server
3 22 (23.66%) Linux
4 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.53%) Windows 10
6 7 (7.53%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.45%) Unix
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) Load Balancing
2 21 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
3 18 (19.35%) Change Control
4 16 (17.20%) Mentoring
5 14 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (13.98%) Network Optimisation
7 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.53%) ITIL
10 6 (6.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 6 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (6.45%) Web Operations
11 5 (5.38%) DevOps
12 4 (4.30%) BCP
12 4 (4.30%) Change Management
12 4 (4.30%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (4.30%) Information Security
12 4 (4.30%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (4.30%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.66%) SQL
2 12 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.68%) Bash Shell
3 9 (9.68%) Java
4 6 (6.45%) Perl
5 3 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (1.08%) ABAP
6 1 (1.08%) PHP
6 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (17.20%) CCNP
4 14 (15.05%) CCNA
5 11 (11.83%) MCSA
6 9 (9.68%) A+ Certification
7 7 (7.53%) MCSE
8 6 (6.45%) MCDST
8 6 (6.45%) MCP
8 6 (6.45%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.15%) Degree
9 2 (2.15%) VCP6
9 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) GAMP
2 2 (2.15%) GDPR
2 2 (2.15%) HIPAA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (2.15%) NIST
2 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.15%) PMO
2 2 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.15%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 47 (50.54%) Active Directory
2 27 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.75%) vSphere
5 7 (7.53%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (7.53%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (2.15%) NFS
6 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.15%) XenApp
7 1 (1.08%) Docker
7 1 (1.08%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) Backup Exec
2 7 (7.53%) Puppet
3 4 (4.30%) SCCM
4 1 (1.08%) Ansible
4 1 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.08%) SCOM
4 1 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.08%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (41.94%) Cisco
2 35 (37.63%) Citrix
3 33 (35.48%) VMware
4 32 (34.41%) NetApp
5 26 (27.96%) SolarWinds
6 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
7 22 (23.66%) CheckPoint
8 20 (21.51%) Veeam
9 11 (11.83%) Oracle
10 10 (10.75%) HP
11 6 (6.45%) OutSystems
11 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
11 6 (6.45%) Riverbed
12 5 (5.38%) 3PAR
12 5 (5.38%) Dell
13 4 (4.30%) EMC
13 4 (4.30%) Palo Alto
14 2 (2.15%) Adobe
14 2 (2.15%) Sage
14 2 (2.15%) Symantec