Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 282 317
Rank change year-on-year -3 +35 -52
Permanent jobs citing NAS 45 57 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 2.81% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 29
South West median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -20.00% +11.76%
10th Percentile £29,400 £26,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £45,250 £51,825 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.16% +3.16% -

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1716 2030 2299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.06% 18.81% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1420 1675 1999
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in the South West

NAS
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NAS in the South West.

Salary trend for NAS in the South West

NAS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in the South West over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for NAS in the South West

NAS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +32 17 £42,500 -3.41%
Bristol -35 15 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Wiltshire +10 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Dorset +15 6 £35,000 -30.00% 1
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for NAS.

1 44 (97.78%) SAN
2 41 (91.11%) VMware
3 30 (66.67%) Cisco
4 29 (64.44%) Windows Server
5 28 (62.22%) Windows
6 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
7 23 (51.11%) ITIL
7 23 (51.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
9 20 (44.44%) DNS
9 20 (44.44%) Firewall
10 19 (42.22%) CCNA
10 19 (42.22%) Citrix
10 19 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (40.00%) Hyper-V
12 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (33.33%) Linux
13 14 (31.11%) DHCP
14 13 (28.89%) AIX
14 13 (28.89%) Red Hat
14 13 (28.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (26.67%) Replication
16 11 (24.44%) VLAN
16 11 (24.44%) Shell Script
16 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
16 11 (24.44%) CentOS
16 11 (24.44%) Virtual Machines
17 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
17 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.11%) Apache
4 5 (11.11%) IIS
5 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (97.78%) SAN
2 20 (44.44%) DNS
2 20 (44.44%) Firewall
3 14 (31.11%) DHCP
4 11 (24.44%) VLAN
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (20.00%) LAN
6 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (20.00%) WAN
7 8 (17.78%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (11.11%) DDNS
9 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (4.44%) MPLS
9 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
9 2 (4.44%) VoIP
9 2 (4.44%) VPN
10 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (15.56%) Advertising
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Linux Support
3 10 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Customer Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Wintel Support
4 9 (20.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) SAN Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Java EE
1 2 (4.44%) JSON
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
1 2 (4.44%) REST
1 2 (4.44%) SOAP
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
1 2 (4.44%) WSDL
1 2 (4.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Replication
2 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
4 6 (13.33%) Clustering
5 5 (11.11%) Public Cloud
6 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (4.44%) CLARiiON
7 2 (4.44%) EMC VNX
8 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
8 1 (2.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) Windows Server
2 28 (62.22%) Windows
3 15 (33.33%) Linux
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (28.89%) AIX
5 11 (24.44%) CentOS
6 4 (8.89%) Unix
7 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 10 (22.22%) Project Management
2 10 (22.22%) Service Management
3 9 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 9 (20.00%) ITSM
3 9 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) B2B
5 2 (4.44%) B2C
5 2 (4.44%) BPEL
5 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) SOA
5 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.44%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) CCNA
1 19 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (28.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 9 (20.00%) Degree
4 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (6.67%) MCP
7 3 (6.67%) MCSA
7 3 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 18 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (24.44%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (22.22%) Firmware
5 10 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.22%) vSphere
6 1 (2.22%) XenApp
6 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 9 (20.00%) SCDPM
1 9 (20.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (91.11%) VMware
2 30 (66.67%) Cisco
3 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (42.22%) Citrix
5 13 (28.89%) Red Hat
6 10 (22.22%) Dell
7 9 (20.00%) HP
8 6 (13.33%) EMC
9 5 (11.11%) 3PAR
9 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 5 (11.11%) SonicWALL
10 4 (8.89%) Aruba
10 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
10 4 (8.89%) EqualLogic
10 4 (8.89%) NetApp
11 3 (6.67%) IBM
12 2 (4.44%) Avaya
12 2 (4.44%) Nokia
12 2 (4.44%) Oracle
12 2 (4.44%) Veritas