Period
to 12 June 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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 313 339 425
Rank change year-on-year +26 +86 +22
Permanent jobs citing NAS 76 51 86
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 1.97% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 82
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,350 £25,250
25th Percentile £34,250 £31,875 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,000 £42,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.59% -7.61% +10.84%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,188 £50,938
90th Percentile £61,250 £72,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% -2.70%

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 2,024 2,585 4,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.71% 17.06% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,520 2,066 3,363
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.74% +5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,400
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 12 June 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 12 June 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 +9 33 £35,500 -16.47% 3
Thames Valley +16 27 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Buckinghamshire - 19 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire -25 11 £50,000 +53.85%
Berkshire -5 8 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Surrey -3 4 £55,000 +22.22%
East Sussex +1 1 £62,500 +31.58%
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 12 June 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 67 (88.16%) SAN
2 59 (77.63%) Active Directory
3 56 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 52 (68.42%) PowerShell
5 47 (61.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 47 (61.84%) Social Skills
6 40 (52.63%) Firewall
7 38 (50.00%) iSCSI
7 38 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
8 36 (47.37%) MS Exchange
9 35 (46.05%) VPN
10 33 (43.42%) Terminal Server
10 33 (43.42%) Project Management
10 33 (43.42%) VMware
11 32 (42.11%) WAN
11 32 (42.11%) LAN
12 31 (40.79%) WLAN
12 31 (40.79%) VLAN
13 28 (36.84%) Organisational Skills
13 28 (36.84%) Mentoring
13 28 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (30.26%) Azure
15 22 (28.95%) DNS
16 21 (27.63%) Cisco
17 20 (26.32%) Dell
17 20 (26.32%) AWS
18 19 (25.00%) Data Centre
18 19 (25.00%) Citrix
18 19 (25.00%) DHCP
19 16 (21.05%) Oracle

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 36 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) JBoss
3 2 (2.63%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.26%) Azure
2 20 (26.32%) AWS
3 12 (15.79%) OpenShift
4 8 (10.53%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (2.63%) IaaS
5 2 (2.63%) PaaS
6 1 (1.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 67 (88.16%) SAN
2 40 (52.63%) Firewall
3 38 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 38 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 35 (46.05%) VPN
5 32 (42.11%) LAN
5 32 (42.11%) WAN
6 31 (40.79%) VLAN
6 31 (40.79%) WLAN
7 22 (28.95%) DNS
8 19 (25.00%) DHCP
9 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
10 4 (5.26%) Internet
10 4 (5.26%) Network Security
10 4 (5.26%) Wireless
11 3 (3.95%) 3G
11 3 (3.95%) 3GPP
11 3 (3.95%) IP Telephony
11 3 (3.95%) LTE
11 3 (3.95%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) ObjectStore
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
General
1 47 (61.84%) Social Skills
2 28 (36.84%) Organisational Skills
3 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.95%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.63%) Finance
5 2 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (61.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (42.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 31 (40.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Design Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Administrator
6 6 (7.89%) IT Administrator
6 6 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Backup Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) IT Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.26%) Storage and Backup Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.63%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) LDAP
2 2 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.26%) Clustering
2 4 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.95%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Linux
2 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.53%) Unix
4 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (2.63%) CentOS
6 2 (2.63%) Debian
6 2 (2.63%) Solaris
6 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 33 (43.42%) Project Management
3 28 (36.84%) Mentoring
4 16 (21.05%) Requirements Gathering
5 13 (17.11%) Converged Infrastructure
5 13 (17.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 13 (17.11%) Load Balancing
5 13 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (15.79%) eTOM
6 12 (15.79%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (7.89%) ITIL
8 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.26%) Decision-Making
9 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.95%) Content Writing
9 3 (3.95%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (3.95%) ITIL 4
9 3 (3.95%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.95%) Storage Management
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 52 (68.42%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.47%) SQL
3 7 (9.21%) Python
4 5 (6.58%) Perl
5 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) CCNP
1 13 (17.11%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (17.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (11.84%) MCITP
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.21%) Degree
4 3 (3.95%) CISM
4 3 (3.95%) CISSP
5 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) GDPR
3 1 (1.32%) NIST
System Software
1 59 (77.63%) Active Directory
2 33 (43.42%) Terminal Server
3 28 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (19.74%) Virtual Servers
5 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 13 (17.11%) XenApp
5 13 (17.11%) XenDesktop
6 10 (13.16%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.26%) Terminal Services
7 4 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (5.26%) vSphere
8 2 (2.63%) Docker
8 2 (2.63%) iptables
8 2 (2.63%) LXC
8 2 (2.63%) NFS
8 2 (2.63%) pfSense
8 2 (2.63%) Postfix
8 2 (2.63%) Sendmail
8 2 (2.63%) SRDF
8 2 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (21.05%) Ansible
2 13 (17.11%) HAProxy
2 13 (17.11%) vRealize
3 12 (15.79%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.63%) Puppet
5 2 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 33 (43.42%) VMware
3 21 (27.63%) Cisco
4 20 (26.32%) Dell
5 19 (25.00%) Citrix
6 16 (21.05%) Oracle
7 15 (19.74%) Red Hat
8 13 (17.11%) F5
8 13 (17.11%) IBM
8 13 (17.11%) Infoblox
9 9 (11.84%) NetApp
10 7 (9.21%) HP
11 6 (7.89%) EMC
12 5 (6.58%) Veeam
13 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
13 4 (5.26%) Proofpoint
13 4 (5.26%) Sybase
14 3 (3.95%) Brocade
14 3 (3.95%) Isilon
14 3 (3.95%) Keysight