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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > South East
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 450 337 340
Rank change year-on-year -113 +3 +98
Permanent jobs citing NAS 46 76 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 3.48% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 34
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,000 £27,825
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,063 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £38,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.32% -15.56% -2.17%
75th Percentile £39,000 £50,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £47,000 £61,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.53% +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 3,566 2,182 2,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.81% 13.93% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,981 1,592 1,952
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,125 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

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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

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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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Kent -78 19 £38,000 +7.04% 1
Thames Valley -40 18 £37,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -43 10 £36,250 -9.38%
Berkshire -3 8 £70,000 +86.67% 1
Surrey -57 7 £37,500 -31.82%
Hampshire -37 2 £51,250 +2.50%
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 34 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 32 (69.57%) SAN
3 30 (65.22%) VPN
3 30 (65.22%) Firewall
4 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
5 26 (56.52%) Microsoft 365
6 24 (52.17%) VLAN
7 22 (47.83%) iSCSI
7 22 (47.83%) Social Skills
8 21 (45.65%) LAN
8 21 (45.65%) WAN
8 21 (45.65%) Windows
9 20 (43.48%) MS Exchange
9 20 (43.48%) Project Management
10 19 (41.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 18 (39.13%) WLAN
11 18 (39.13%) VMware
12 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (36.96%) Terminal Server
12 17 (36.96%) Organisational Skills
12 17 (36.96%) Fibre Channel
12 17 (36.96%) Mentoring
13 15 (32.61%) Azure
14 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
15 13 (28.26%) DNS
16 11 (23.91%) ITIL
16 11 (23.91%) PRINCE2
17 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
18 9 (19.57%) Linux
18 9 (19.57%) MCITP

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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 20 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (32.61%) Azure
3 3 (6.52%) AWS
4 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) Codefresh
4 1 (2.17%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 32 (69.57%) SAN
2 30 (65.22%) Firewall
2 30 (65.22%) VPN
3 24 (52.17%) VLAN
4 22 (47.83%) iSCSI
5 21 (45.65%) LAN
5 21 (45.65%) WAN
6 18 (39.13%) WLAN
7 17 (36.96%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (28.26%) DNS
9 8 (17.39%) DHCP
10 4 (8.70%) BGP
10 4 (8.70%) OSPF
10 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
11 3 (6.52%) Internet
12 2 (4.35%) Cisco Firepower
12 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
12 2 (4.35%) NGFW
12 2 (4.35%) SSH
12 2 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) GitLab
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (47.83%) Social Skills
2 17 (36.96%) Organisational Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
4 4 (8.70%) Public Sector
5 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.52%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (4.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (4.35%) Legal
6 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) IT Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Field Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Field Service Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Field Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Field Service Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (8.70%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Project Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Support
8 2 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Caffe
1 2 (4.35%) OpenCV
1 2 (4.35%) PyTorch
1 2 (4.35%) TensorFlow
1 2 (4.35%) Torch
2 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.70%) CCTV
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.35%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (4.35%) Digital TV
3 2 (4.35%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 9 (19.57%) Linux
4 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.52%) Android
6 3 (6.52%) Unix
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (4.35%) Kali Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Solaris
7 2 (4.35%) SUSE
7 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Project Management
2 19 (41.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (36.96%) Mentoring
4 11 (23.91%) ITIL
4 11 (23.91%) PRINCE2
5 9 (19.57%) Agile
6 8 (17.39%) Project Delivery
7 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.87%) Break/Fix
8 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (8.70%) Machine Learning
9 4 (8.70%) Network Architecture
9 4 (8.70%) Supplier Management
10 3 (6.52%) Change Management
10 3 (6.52%) Innovative Thinking
11 2 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
11 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (4.35%) Presales
11 2 (4.35%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) Python
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) C
3 2 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.57%) MCITP
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (17.39%) MCSE
4 6 (13.04%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) Master's Degree
5 2 (4.35%) PhD
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) CCNP
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) PMO
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 17 (36.96%) Terminal Server
3 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.87%) Firmware
5 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (4.35%) BitLocker
7 2 (4.35%) NFS
7 2 (4.35%) Veritas File System
7 2 (4.35%) vSphere
8 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (8.70%) Nagios
3 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.35%) Ansible
4 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (4.35%) SCCM
4 2 (4.35%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.17%) Grafana
5 1 (2.17%) MIIS
5 1 (2.17%) Packer
5 1 (2.17%) Sysdig
5 1 (2.17%) Terraform
5 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 18 (39.13%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) Apple
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco
3 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.87%) Symantec
4 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds
5 3 (6.52%) EMC
5 3 (6.52%) Splunk
6 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (4.35%) Forcepoint
6 2 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
6 2 (4.35%) Samsung
6 2 (4.35%) Sun
6 2 (4.35%) Veeam
6 2 (4.35%) Veritas
7 1 (2.17%) McAfee
7 1 (2.17%) Sophos