Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 290 364 439
Rank change year-on-year +74 +75 +7
Permanent jobs citing NAS 37 109 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 2.77% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29 97 76
Median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £41,250 £24,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -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 1,843 3,929 4,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.98% 17.08% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,463 3,094 3,334
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Thames Valley +86 14 £42,500 +7.75% 2
Buckinghamshire +73 14 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire +76 11 £57,500 +27.78% 2
West Sussex +20 8 £52,500 +10.53%
East Sussex +46 2 £62,500 +31.58% 1
Surrey +47 1 £62,500 +68.92% 1
Kent +32 1 £32,000 +1.59% 3
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 29 (78.38%) Active Directory
2 23 (62.16%) SAN
3 22 (59.46%) VMware
4 21 (56.76%) DNS
4 21 (56.76%) DHCP
5 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
5 19 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (51.35%) Azure
6 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
7 16 (43.24%) AWS
8 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (40.54%) CCNP
8 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
8 15 (40.54%) Ansible
9 14 (37.84%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 14 (37.84%) Load Balancing
10 13 (35.14%) Cisco
11 12 (32.43%) IBM
11 12 (32.43%) Dell
11 12 (32.43%) VPN
11 12 (32.43%) Oracle
11 12 (32.43%) LDAP
11 12 (32.43%) Citrix
11 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
11 12 (32.43%) Firewall
11 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
11 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (32.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (32.43%) eTOM
11 12 (32.43%) Infoblox

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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 19 (51.35%) Azure
2 16 (43.24%) AWS
3 12 (32.43%) OpenShift
4 5 (13.51%) Office 365
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) SAN
2 21 (56.76%) DHCP
2 21 (56.76%) DNS
3 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
4 12 (32.43%) Firewall
4 12 (32.43%) VPN
5 7 (18.92%) 2G
5 7 (18.92%) 4G
5 7 (18.92%) ADSL
5 7 (18.92%) SSL
6 6 (16.22%) 3G
6 6 (16.22%) 3GPP
6 6 (16.22%) 5G
6 6 (16.22%) IP Telephony
6 6 (16.22%) LAN
6 6 (16.22%) LTE
6 6 (16.22%) WAN
6 6 (16.22%) WCDMA
6 6 (16.22%) Wireless
7 5 (13.51%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Design Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) Caffe
2 1 (2.70%) OpenCV
2 1 (2.70%) PyTorch
2 1 (2.70%) TensorFlow
2 1 (2.70%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Internet of Things
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Unix
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.41%) CentOS
4 2 (5.41%) FreeNAS
4 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 14 (37.84%) Load Balancing
2 12 (32.43%) Converged Infrastructure
2 12 (32.43%) eTOM
2 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (32.43%) Network Virtualisation
2 12 (32.43%) Requirements Gathering
3 6 (16.22%) Network Architecture
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Analytics
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) Data Analytics
5 3 (8.11%) ERP
5 3 (8.11%) Information Security
5 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) Threat Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) Benchmarking
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.41%) Tcl
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (40.54%) CCNP
3 12 (32.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (18.92%) CCNA
5 4 (10.81%) Degree
6 3 (8.11%) CISM
6 3 (8.11%) CISSP
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
8 1 (2.70%) MCITP
8 1 (2.70%) MCSA
8 1 (2.70%) MCSE
8 1 (2.70%) PhD
8 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) GDPR
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.11%) NIST
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (78.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 12 (32.43%) Virtual Servers
3 12 (32.43%) XenApp
3 12 (32.43%) XenDesktop
4 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.41%) KVM
5 2 (5.41%) NFS
5 2 (5.41%) Samba
5 2 (5.41%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 2 (5.41%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.70%) Docker
6 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) Ansible
2 12 (32.43%) HAProxy
2 12 (32.43%) Kubernetes
2 12 (32.43%) vRealize
3 4 (10.81%) WSUS
4 3 (8.11%) SCCM
5 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) VMware
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
3 13 (35.14%) Cisco
4 12 (32.43%) Citrix
4 12 (32.43%) Dell
4 12 (32.43%) F5
4 12 (32.43%) IBM
4 12 (32.43%) Infoblox
4 12 (32.43%) Oracle
4 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
5 7 (18.92%) EMC
6 6 (16.22%) Keysight
7 4 (10.81%) Veeam
8 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.70%) Riverbed