Period
to 22 September 2021

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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 390 286 424
Rank change year-on-year -104 +138 +35
Permanent jobs citing NAS 46 18 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.22% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 1.11% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 86
10th Percentile £28,125 £30,600 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,000 £43,750 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.14% +10.76% -16.84%
75th Percentile £42,813 £53,438 £48,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% -10.53%

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 2,463 1,625 4,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.08% 19.55% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,688 1,348 3,273
10th Percentile £25,750 £30,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £33,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -3.16%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing NAS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NAS in the South East.

Salary trend for NAS in the South East

NAS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing NAS in the South East over the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

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 22 September 2021. 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
Kent -20 21 £38,000 -24.00% 1
Thames Valley -92 13 £32,500 -23.53%
Hampshire -102 11 £42,500 +7.59% 3
Buckinghamshire -50 7 £32,500 -23.53%
Berkshire - 6 - -
Surrey -68 1 £80,000 +33.33% 1
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, 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 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
1 35 (76.09%) SAN
1 35 (76.09%) Social Skills
2 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 26 (56.52%) Firewall
4 24 (52.17%) iSCSI
4 24 (52.17%) MS Exchange
4 24 (52.17%) LAN
4 24 (52.17%) WAN
4 24 (52.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 24 (52.17%) Fibre Channel
5 23 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 22 (47.83%) VPN
6 22 (47.83%) Project Management
7 21 (45.65%) WLAN
8 20 (43.48%) VMware
9 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (41.30%) Terminal Server
10 18 (39.13%) VLAN
10 18 (39.13%) Mentoring
10 18 (39.13%) Organisational Skills
11 17 (36.96%) Windows
12 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
13 13 (28.26%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (28.26%) Linux
13 13 (28.26%) DNS
14 11 (23.91%) NetApp
15 10 (21.74%) Cisco
15 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
16 9 (19.57%) Dell

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 24 (52.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) AWS
1 7 (15.22%) Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (4.35%) OpenShift
3 2 (4.35%) PaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 35 (76.09%) SAN
2 26 (56.52%) Firewall
3 24 (52.17%) Fibre Channel
3 24 (52.17%) iSCSI
3 24 (52.17%) LAN
3 24 (52.17%) WAN
4 22 (47.83%) VPN
5 21 (45.65%) WLAN
6 18 (39.13%) VLAN
7 13 (28.26%) DNS
8 9 (19.57%) DHCP
9 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.70%) Internet
10 4 (8.70%) IPv4
10 4 (8.70%) IPv6
11 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (4.35%) DMZ
12 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
12 2 (4.35%) Network Security
13 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.17%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (76.09%) Social Skills
2 18 (39.13%) Organisational Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Local Government
4 2 (4.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (43.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 19 (41.30%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Server Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) IT Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) IT Support
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) LDAP
1 2 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) Caffe
2 1 (2.17%) OpenCV
2 1 (2.17%) POSIX
2 1 (2.17%) PyTorch
2 1 (2.17%) TensorFlow
2 1 (2.17%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
3 13 (28.26%) Linux
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.52%) Unix
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (4.35%) CentOS
7 2 (4.35%) Debian
7 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Solaris
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (47.83%) Project Management
3 18 (39.13%) Mentoring
4 13 (28.26%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL
6 5 (10.87%) Requirements Gathering
7 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.70%) Decision-Making
7 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.70%) Project Delivery
7 4 (8.70%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (6.52%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (6.52%) Content Writing
8 3 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (6.52%) High Availability
8 3 (6.52%) ITIL 4
9 2 (4.35%) Network Virtualisation
9 2 (4.35%) Presales
9 2 (4.35%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) Python
4 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.52%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) C
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) CCNP
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.35%) DBS Check
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.17%) CISM
3 1 (2.17%) CISSP
3 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 19 (41.30%) Terminal Server
2 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (13.04%) vSphere
4 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (6.52%) Docker
6 3 (6.52%) NFS
7 2 (4.35%) iptables
7 2 (4.35%) LXC
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (4.35%) Postfix
7 2 (4.35%) Sendmail
7 2 (4.35%) SRDF
7 2 (4.35%) XenApp
7 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.17%) pfSense
8 1 (2.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.35%) HAProxy
2 2 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) vRealize
3 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) HP ALM
3 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 11 (23.91%) NetApp
4 10 (21.74%) Cisco
5 9 (19.57%) Citrix
5 9 (19.57%) Dell
6 7 (15.22%) HP
7 6 (13.04%) Oracle
8 4 (8.70%) Veeam
9 3 (6.52%) Avaya
9 3 (6.52%) Mitel
10 2 (4.35%) EMC
10 2 (4.35%) F5
10 2 (4.35%) Hitachi
10 2 (4.35%) IBM
10 2 (4.35%) Infoblox
10 2 (4.35%) NEC
10 2 (4.35%) Northgate
10 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.35%) SonicWALL