Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > South East
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 337 427 458
Rank change year-on-year +90 +31 -19
Permanent jobs citing NAS 56 88 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.09% 2.07% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 49 84 91
Median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +10.84% -7.78%
10th Percentile £27,700 £25,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,500 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 2,677 4,259 5,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.97% 16.43% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,052 3,316 3,980
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,400 £71,250 £67,050
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Hampshire +74 19 £47,500 +18.75%
Thames Valley +83 15 £42,500 -19.05%
Berkshire +66 15 £42,500 -22.73%
West Sussex +28 11 £70,000 +47.37%
Kent +28 6 £41,250 -21.43%
Surrey +40 4 £30,250 -26.22%
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 47 (83.93%) SAN
2 41 (73.21%) Windows
3 35 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 29 (51.79%) Firewall
5 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 28 (50.00%) DNS
5 28 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 26 (46.43%) Cisco
7 23 (41.07%) TCP/IP
8 21 (37.50%) DHCP
8 21 (37.50%) WAN
8 21 (37.50%) VMware
8 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 20 (35.71%) LAN
10 19 (33.93%) PowerShell
10 19 (33.93%) Data Centre
11 18 (32.14%) iSCSI
11 18 (32.14%) Wireless
12 16 (28.57%) Office 365
13 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (26.79%) Azure
14 14 (25.00%) Citrix
15 13 (23.21%) Linux
16 12 (21.43%) SQL
16 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
16 12 (21.43%) WSUS
17 11 (19.64%) SCCM
17 11 (19.64%) VPN
18 9 (16.07%) Finance

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 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (3.57%) Avid Media Composer
2 2 (3.57%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.57%) Office 365
2 15 (26.79%) Azure
3 7 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (8.93%) AWS
5 3 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.36%) OneDrive
5 3 (5.36%) Power Platform
5 3 (5.36%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 47 (83.93%) SAN
2 29 (51.79%) Firewall
3 28 (50.00%) DNS
4 23 (41.07%) TCP/IP
5 21 (37.50%) DHCP
5 21 (37.50%) WAN
6 20 (35.71%) LAN
7 18 (32.14%) iSCSI
7 18 (32.14%) Wireless
8 11 (19.64%) VPN
9 9 (16.07%) VLAN
10 8 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (10.71%) BGP
12 5 (8.93%) FCoE
12 5 (8.93%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (8.93%) IPsec
12 5 (8.93%) OSPF
12 5 (8.93%) SSH
12 5 (8.93%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.57%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Games
2 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.79%) Police
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) IT Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Network Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) IT Support
6 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Field Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) IT Technician
9 3 (5.36%) Junior IT Support
9 3 (5.36%) Junior IT Technician
9 3 (5.36%) Junior Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) COM
2 2 (3.57%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.79%) Caffe
3 1 (1.79%) NumPy
3 1 (1.79%) PyTorch
3 1 (1.79%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.29%) Clustering
3 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 7 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (7.14%) Social Network
5 3 (5.36%) Handset
6 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.57%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.57%) FMCG
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.57%) Wiki
7 1 (1.79%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.79%) PKI
7 1 (1.79%) Replication
7 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (23.21%) Linux
5 6 (10.71%) Windows 10
5 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.14%) Mac OS X
8 3 (5.36%) Mac OS
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.57%) CoreOS
9 2 (3.57%) Gentoo
9 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.50%) Break/Fix
3 7 (12.50%) Decision-Making
3 7 (12.50%) Security Management
3 7 (12.50%) Security Patching
3 7 (12.50%) Server Management
3 7 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (10.71%) Business Continuity
4 6 (10.71%) Due Diligence
4 6 (10.71%) Information Security
4 6 (10.71%) Statistics
4 6 (10.71%) Time Management
5 5 (8.93%) Change Control
5 5 (8.93%) High Availability
5 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.93%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (8.93%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) PowerShell
2 12 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) Java
3 3 (5.36%) Python
3 3 (5.36%) VB
3 3 (5.36%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) CCNP
1 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.93%) DBS Check
3 3 (5.36%) CISM
3 3 (5.36%) CISSP
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.79%) PhD
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (5.36%) GDPR
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.50%) Firmware
4 7 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (8.93%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
6 3 (5.36%) vSphere
6 3 (5.36%) XenApp
7 2 (3.57%) NFS
7 2 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) WSUS
2 11 (19.64%) SCCM
3 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.79%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (46.43%) Cisco
3 21 (37.50%) VMware
4 14 (25.00%) Citrix
5 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
6 7 (12.50%) Arista
6 7 (12.50%) Brocade
6 7 (12.50%) Emulex
6 7 (12.50%) HP
7 6 (10.71%) Synology
8 5 (8.93%) NetApp
8 5 (8.93%) SolarWinds
9 4 (7.14%) Veeam
10 3 (5.36%) Dell
10 3 (5.36%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
10 3 (5.36%) Panasonic
10 3 (5.36%) Progress
10 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (5.36%) Veritas