Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > South East
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 365 415 460
Rank change year-on-year +50 +45 0
Permanent jobs citing NAS 95 99 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 2.30% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 72 87 84
South East median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -1.10% +6.00%
10th Percentile £26,825 £29,450 £28,500
90th Percentile £63,625 £58,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% -10.42% +6.67%

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 3,905 4,312 5,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.22% 16.09% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,024 3,343 4,272
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,025
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 +54 29 £38,500 -9.41% 8
Berkshire +47 28 £38,250 -28.84% 5
Hampshire +35 22 £31,250 -3.85% 4
West Sussex +15 21 £47,500 +3.26% 1
Surrey +19 15 £37,000 -12.94% 2
Kent +8 7 £31,500 -37.00% 2
East Sussex +11 1 £47,500 -47.22%
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £55,000 +29.41%
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 80 (84.21%) SAN
2 63 (66.32%) Windows
3 48 (50.53%) Active Directory
4 45 (47.37%) TCP/IP
5 43 (45.26%) DNS
6 42 (44.21%) VMware
7 41 (43.16%) Microsoft
8 40 (42.11%) Firewall
9 36 (37.89%) WAN
9 36 (37.89%) iSCSI
10 35 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (36.84%) LAN
10 35 (36.84%) Cisco
11 34 (35.79%) DHCP
11 34 (35.79%) Windows Server
12 33 (34.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 29 (30.53%) Data Centre
13 29 (30.53%) PowerShell
13 29 (30.53%) Wireless
14 26 (27.37%) SCCM
15 25 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (25.26%) Citrix
17 22 (23.16%) Office 365
18 19 (20.00%) VPN
18 19 (20.00%) Linux
18 19 (20.00%) Hyper-V
19 18 (18.95%) WSUS
19 18 (18.95%) VoIP
20 17 (17.89%) Azure
21 16 (16.84%) Microsoft 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 14 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (12.63%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.26%) IIS
3 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.11%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.11%) NetWeaver
4 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.05%) Confluence
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.05%) JCAPS
5 1 (1.05%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.11%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (2.11%) Avid Media Composer
2 2 (2.11%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.16%) Office 365
2 17 (17.89%) Azure
3 15 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.26%) G Suite
5 4 (4.21%) AWS
5 4 (4.21%) OneDrive
5 4 (4.21%) Power Platform
5 4 (4.21%) PowerApps
6 2 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.05%) AtomSphere
7 1 (1.05%) Boomi
7 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (84.21%) SAN
2 45 (47.37%) TCP/IP
3 43 (45.26%) DNS
4 40 (42.11%) Firewall
5 36 (37.89%) iSCSI
5 36 (37.89%) WAN
6 35 (36.84%) LAN
7 34 (35.79%) DHCP
8 29 (30.53%) Wireless
9 19 (20.00%) VPN
10 18 (18.95%) VoIP
11 15 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (14.74%) BGP
13 13 (13.68%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (13.68%) FCoE
13 13 (13.68%) HSRP
13 13 (13.68%) IPsec
13 13 (13.68%) Multicast
13 13 (13.68%) OSPF
13 13 (13.68%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.11%) Big Data
4 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.11%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.05%) MySQL
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.05%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) JIRA
2 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.11%) WinDbg
General
1 14 (14.74%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.53%) Games
3 8 (8.42%) Finance
4 6 (6.32%) Retail
5 3 (3.16%) Electronics
6 2 (2.11%) Automotive
6 2 (2.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.05%) Japanese Language
7 1 (1.05%) Police
Job Titles
1 29 (30.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (27.37%) IT Engineer
3 16 (16.84%) Network Engineer
4 14 (14.74%) Support Engineer
5 13 (13.68%) Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) Support Analyst
7 10 (10.53%) IT Support
8 9 (9.47%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (9.47%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) Software Packaging
2 4 (4.21%) COM
3 3 (3.16%) Middleware
4 2 (2.11%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.05%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.05%) JMS
5 1 (1.05%) JSON
5 1 (1.05%) LDAP
5 1 (1.05%) REST
5 1 (1.05%) SOAP
5 1 (1.05%) Spring
5 1 (1.05%) Web Services
5 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.53%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.58%) Clustering
3 10 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (10.53%) Private Cloud
4 9 (9.47%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (8.42%) EMC VNX
6 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.26%) NHS
7 5 (5.26%) Social Network
8 2 (2.11%) FMCG
8 2 (2.11%) Handset
8 2 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.11%) Wiki
9 1 (1.05%) CMDB
9 1 (1.05%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.05%) PKI
9 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.05%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 63 (66.32%) Windows
2 34 (35.79%) Windows Server
3 25 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (20.00%) Linux
5 6 (6.32%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.21%) Mac OS
7 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.16%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.16%) Unix
9 2 (2.11%) CoreOS
9 2 (2.11%) Gentoo
9 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.11%) Solaris
10 1 (1.05%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (15.79%) Server Management
3 14 (14.74%) Load Balancing
4 13 (13.68%) Change Control
4 13 (13.68%) ITIL
4 13 (13.68%) Mentoring
4 13 (13.68%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (13.68%) Network Optimisation
5 11 (11.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (10.53%) Break/Fix
6 10 (10.53%) Decision-Making
6 10 (10.53%) Security Management
6 10 (10.53%) Security Patching
6 10 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (8.42%) Due Diligence
7 8 (8.42%) ITSM
7 8 (8.42%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (8.42%) Storage Management
7 8 (8.42%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) PowerShell
2 13 (13.68%) SQL
3 5 (5.26%) Java
4 4 (4.21%) VB
5 2 (2.11%) Python
5 2 (2.11%) VBScript
6 1 (1.05%) C
6 1 (1.05%) Groovy
6 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (14.74%) CCNP
4 9 (9.47%) MCSE
5 7 (7.37%) MCP
6 6 (6.32%) MCSA
7 5 (5.26%) Avaya Certification
8 4 (4.21%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.11%) CCNA
9 2 (2.11%) CISM
9 2 (2.11%) CISSP
9 2 (2.11%) Degree
9 2 (2.11%) SAP Certification
10 1 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.21%) SLA
3 3 (3.16%) GDPR
4 2 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (50.53%) Active Directory
2 35 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.53%) Firmware
4 10 (10.53%) Terminal Services
4 10 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (7.37%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.26%) ISA Server
7 4 (4.21%) vSphere
8 3 (3.16%) NFS
8 3 (3.16%) XenApp
9 2 (2.11%) Docker
10 1 (1.05%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (27.37%) SCCM
2 18 (18.95%) WSUS
3 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (7.37%) SCOM
5 5 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.21%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.16%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (2.11%) Ansible
8 2 (2.11%) AppManager
8 2 (2.11%) Avamar
8 2 (2.11%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (2.11%) Nagios
8 2 (2.11%) Puppet
9 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.05%) Graylog
9 1 (1.05%) MOM
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 42 (44.21%) VMware
2 41 (43.16%) Microsoft
3 35 (36.84%) Cisco
4 24 (25.26%) Citrix
5 16 (16.84%) CheckPoint
6 14 (14.74%) NetApp
6 14 (14.74%) SolarWinds
7 11 (11.58%) Brocade
7 11 (11.58%) EMC
8 10 (10.53%) Arista
8 10 (10.53%) Emulex
9 9 (9.47%) HP
10 8 (8.42%) Forcepoint
11 6 (6.32%) Avaya
11 6 (6.32%) Oracle
11 6 (6.32%) Synology
12 5 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (5.26%) Spiceworks
13 4 (4.21%) Panasonic
13 4 (4.21%) Veritas