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 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England / South West
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 204 221
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17  
Permanent jobs citing NAS 19 34 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.37% 0.64% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% 3.13% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 22
Median salary £40,000 £42,563 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.02% +21.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £26,437 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £80,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,063 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.49% +2.65%  

NAS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 792 1087 1104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.47% 20.31% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 623 916 932
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing NAS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 May 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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -11 10 £40,000 -48.38% 2
Gloucestershire +2 4 - - 2
Wiltshire 0 3 £31,000 -22.50%
Devon - 2 £45,000 -
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 24 (92.31%) SAN
2 22 (84.62%) VMware
3 18 (69.23%) Windows
4 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
5 15 (57.69%) Linux
5 15 (57.69%) Cisco
6 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (46.15%) Firewall
8 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
8 10 (38.46%) Shell Script
8 10 (38.46%) AIX
8 10 (38.46%) CentOS
9 9 (34.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
9 9 (34.62%) Project Management
10 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
11 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
11 7 (26.92%) LAN
11 7 (26.92%) WAN
11 7 (26.92%) ITIL
11 7 (26.92%) CCNA
11 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (23.08%) HP
12 6 (23.08%) 3PAR
13 5 (19.23%) DNS
13 5 (19.23%) SLA
13 5 (19.23%) Office 365

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 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) SAN
2 12 (46.15%) Firewall
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (26.92%) LAN
3 7 (26.92%) WAN
4 5 (19.23%) DNS
5 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.54%) DHCP
7 2 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (7.69%) Skype
7 2 (7.69%) SSL
7 2 (7.69%) VoIP
7 2 (7.69%) VPN
8 1 (3.85%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.85%) MPLS
8 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) HBase
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (15.38%) Advertising
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Linux Support
3 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Customer Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Wintel Support
4 4 (15.38%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) AIX Support
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Support
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 15 (57.69%) Linux
4 10 (38.46%) AIX
4 10 (38.46%) CentOS
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
7 2 (7.69%) Debian
7 2 (7.69%) Solaris
7 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Project Management
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) C++
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (26.92%) CCNA
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) DFS Replication
4 2 (7.69%) NFS
4 2 (7.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) Nagios
1 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Cisco
3 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) 3PAR
5 6 (23.08%) HP
6 4 (15.38%) Aruba
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix
6 4 (15.38%) EqualLogic
6 4 (15.38%) SonicWALL
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
8 2 (7.69%) NetApp
8 2 (7.69%) Sun
8 2 (7.69%) Veritas
9 1 (3.85%) Avaya
9 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.85%) EMC
9 1 (3.85%) F5
9 1 (3.85%) NEC
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