The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 546 463 421
Rank change year-on-year -83 -42  
Permanent jobs citing NAS 333 590 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.57% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 3.30% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 284 478 613
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - -1.23%  

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13525 17875 19834
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.99% 17.29% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11020 14776 15811
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

NAS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for NAS in the UK

NAS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NAS over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for NAS in the UK

NAS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England -75 306 £45,000 +5.88% 28
London +5 152 £60,000 +29.03% 9
South East -7 44 £42,000 -4.69% 7
Yorkshire 0 39 £30,000 -25.00% 2
West Midlands +52 30 £37,500 +19.04%
Berkshire +16 26 £45,000 - 4
City of London +45 24 £72,500 +31.81%
East of England -20 23 £45,000 +65.13% 4
West Yorkshire +12 20 £43,000 - 2
Scotland +32 17 £50,000 +8.69% 1
Leeds -6 15 £43,000 - 1
Reading +13 14 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Essex +4 11 £40,000 +50.94%
Edinburgh +9 10 £50,000 -4.76% 1
North Yorkshire +9 10 £21,250 -46.87%
Shropshire +9 10 £35,000 +11.11%
Harrogate +5 10 £21,250 -46.87%
North West -22 9 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Slough +30 8 £47,500 +82.69% 2
Birmingham +24 8 £39,000 -
Hampshire +2 8 £37,500 -6.25%
South West +1 8 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Telford -4 8 £35,000 +11.11%
Norfolk - 8 £60,000 - 2
Sheffield +8 7 £30,000 -25.00%
South Yorkshire +4 7 £30,000 -25.00%
South Wales -14 6 £42,500 -5.55%
Wales -21 6 £42,500 -5.55%
Inverclyde - 6 £38,000 -
Gourock - 6 £38,000 -

NAS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for NAS.

1 636 (91.12%) SAN
2 504 (72.21%) VMware
3 501 (71.78%) Windows
4 352 (50.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 333 (47.71%) Active Directory
6 281 (40.26%) Linux
7 268 (38.40%) Windows Server
8 263 (37.68%) Cisco
9 262 (37.54%) Microsoft
10 228 (32.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 225 (32.23%) Hyper-V
12 198 (28.37%) NetApp
13 185 (26.50%) Firewall
14 174 (24.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 167 (23.93%) SQL Server
16 165 (23.64%) WAN
17 161 (23.07%) DNS
17 161 (23.07%) iSCSI
18 158 (22.64%) Citrix
19 156 (22.35%) LAN
20 155 (22.21%) SQL
21 153 (21.92%) MS Exchange
22 152 (21.78%) IIS
23 149 (21.35%) EMC
24 141 (20.20%) Oracle
25 139 (19.91%) MS Excel
26 138 (19.77%) Amazon AWS
26 138 (19.77%) Office 365
27 135 (19.34%) Finance
28 128 (18.34%) Unix

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 153 (21.92%) MS Exchange
2 152 (21.78%) IIS
3 91 (13.04%) Apache
4 85 (12.18%) Tomcat
5 74 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 69 (9.89%) SharePoint
7 53 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 53 (7.59%) WebSphere
8 51 (7.31%) Oracle Coherence
9 49 (7.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 44 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 31 (4.44%) DataSynapse
11 31 (4.44%) JBoss
12 24 (3.44%) Skype for Business
13 20 (2.87%) WebLogic
14 16 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (2.15%) OpenStack
16 11 (1.58%) Confluence
16 11 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (1.58%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 139 (19.91%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.73%) MS Office
3 7 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.43%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Autodesk Flame
8 1 (0.14%) Autodesk Smoke
8 1 (0.14%) Avid Media Composer
8 1 (0.14%) Maya
8 1 (0.14%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 31 (4.44%) RMDS
2 9 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 138 (19.77%) Amazon AWS
1 138 (19.77%) Office 365
2 112 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.72%) SaaS
4 16 (2.29%) PaaS
5 14 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (1.72%) IaaS
8 7 (1.00%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.43%) G Suite
12 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 636 (91.12%) SAN
2 185 (26.50%) Firewall
3 165 (23.64%) WAN
4 161 (23.07%) DNS
4 161 (23.07%) iSCSI
5 156 (22.35%) LAN
6 116 (16.62%) TCP/IP
7 110 (15.76%) DHCP
8 105 (15.04%) Fibre Channel
9 81 (11.60%) VPN
10 63 (9.03%) VoIP
11 62 (8.88%) VLAN
12 60 (8.60%) HTTP
13 51 (7.31%) FCoE
13 51 (7.31%) Multicast
14 43 (6.16%) Internet
15 38 (5.44%) LDAP
15 38 (5.44%) Network Security
16 32 (4.58%) SMTP
17 30 (4.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (23.93%) SQL Server
2 62 (8.88%) MySQL
3 59 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 44 (6.30%) Hadoop
5 44 (6.30%) HBase
6 26 (3.72%) NoSQL
7 24 (3.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (3.01%) Oracle Database
8 21 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
9 19 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.86%) DB2
10 13 (1.86%) MongoDB
10 13 (1.86%) OLAP
11 11 (1.58%) Oracle Exadata
11 11 (1.58%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.58%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (2.72%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.29%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.58%) JIRA
4 9 (1.29%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.15%) WinDbg
6 7 (1.00%) MSI
6 7 (1.00%) Subversion
6 7 (1.00%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.86%) Hudson
8 3 (0.43%) Maven
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.29%) Ant
9 2 (0.29%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.29%) GCC
9 2 (0.29%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.29%) WebLOAD
General
1 135 (19.34%) Finance
2 40 (5.73%) Banking
3 29 (4.15%) Marketing
4 24 (3.44%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.01%) Games
7 20 (2.87%) Back Office
8 9 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.00%) Advertising
9 7 (1.00%) Retail
10 6 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.72%) Law
12 4 (0.57%) Legal
13 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.29%) Automotive
13 2 (0.29%) French Language
13 2 (0.29%) German Language
14 1 (0.14%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 139 (19.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 97 (13.90%) Administrator
3 90 (12.89%) Architect
4 82 (11.75%) Analyst
5 79 (11.32%) Support Engineer
6 76 (10.89%) Infrastructure Architect
7 70 (10.03%) Systems Administrator
8 63 (9.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 52 (7.45%) VMware Engineer
10 45 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
11 44 (6.30%) Technical Architect
12 43 (6.16%) Storage Engineer
13 39 (5.59%) Server Engineer
14 38 (5.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 38 (5.44%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
14 38 (5.44%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
15 37 (5.30%) IT Engineer
16 35 (5.01%) Infrastructure Support
17 34 (4.87%) Project Engineer
17 34 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (9.17%) Middleware
2 43 (6.16%) HTML
2 43 (6.16%) Web Services
3 31 (4.44%) Rendezvous
3 31 (4.44%) Ultra Messaging
3 31 (4.44%) XML
3 31 (4.44%) XSLT
4 26 (3.72%) LAMP
5 13 (1.86%) .NET
6 11 (1.58%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (1.00%) Flash
7 7 (1.00%) Kafka
8 6 (0.86%) JDBC
8 6 (0.86%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (0.86%) MAPI
8 6 (0.86%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.43%) COM
9 3 (0.43%) EDI
9 3 (0.43%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 114 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 95 (13.61%) Clustering
3 36 (5.16%) Management Information System
4 35 (5.01%) Public Cloud
4 35 (5.01%) Replication
5 33 (4.73%) Enterprise Storage
6 31 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (4.44%) EMC VNX
7 26 (3.72%) Linux Command Line
8 19 (2.72%) Computer Science
9 16 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.29%) Hedge funds
10 12 (1.72%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.72%) PKI
11 11 (1.58%) EMC VMAX
11 11 (1.58%) NHS
11 11 (1.58%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.29%) Derivative
13 8 (1.15%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 501 (71.78%) Windows
2 281 (40.26%) Linux
3 268 (38.40%) Windows Server
4 228 (32.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 174 (24.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 128 (18.34%) Unix
7 108 (15.47%) Solaris
8 99 (14.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 60 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 52 (7.45%) Windows 7
11 28 (4.01%) Windows 10
12 26 (3.72%) Ubuntu
13 17 (2.44%) Mac OS X
14 16 (2.29%) CentOS
15 10 (1.43%) Windows 8
16 9 (1.29%) Data ONTAP
17 8 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (1.00%) AIX
18 7 (1.00%) Android
18 7 (1.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (15.47%) Disaster Recovery
2 86 (12.32%) Performance Tuning
3 84 (12.03%) ITIL
4 72 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (8.88%) Project Management
6 57 (8.17%) Presales
7 55 (7.88%) Benchmarking
8 52 (7.45%) Configuration Management
9 48 (6.88%) High Availability
10 46 (6.59%) Change Control
11 44 (6.30%) DevOps
12 41 (5.87%) Migration
13 38 (5.44%) Service Delivery
14 32 (4.58%) Load Balancing
15 31 (4.44%) CRM
16 24 (3.44%) Risk Management
17 22 (3.15%) Change Management
17 22 (3.15%) Problem Management
17 22 (3.15%) Scrum
17 22 (3.15%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 155 (22.21%) SQL
2 118 (16.91%) PowerShell
3 73 (10.46%) Python
4 62 (8.88%) Java
5 56 (8.02%) Perl
6 46 (6.59%) Bash Shell
7 40 (5.73%) JavaScript
8 36 (5.16%) Shell Script
9 26 (3.72%) Ruby
10 15 (2.15%) C
11 11 (1.58%) VBScript
12 10 (1.43%) Go
13 9 (1.29%) C#
14 7 (1.00%) VB
15 6 (0.86%) AWK
15 6 (0.86%) PHP
15 6 (0.86%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.86%) sed
16 5 (0.72%) C++
17 3 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (10.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 57 (8.17%) MCSE
4 50 (7.16%) Degree
5 48 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (5.01%) CCNA
7 19 (2.72%) CCNP
7 19 (2.72%) MCP
8 18 (2.58%) RHCE
9 17 (2.44%) MCITP
9 17 (2.44%) MCSA
9 17 (2.44%) Security Cleared
10 12 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (1.43%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.15%) CCVP
13 7 (1.00%) CompTIA Security+
13 7 (1.00%) Security+ Certification
13 7 (1.00%) VCAP
13 7 (1.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.17%) SLA
2 20 (2.87%) PCI DSS
3 17 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.00%) QA
5 2 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 352 (50.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 333 (47.71%) Active Directory
3 225 (32.23%) Hyper-V
4 93 (13.32%) vSphere
5 92 (13.18%) NFS
6 68 (9.74%) KVM
7 65 (9.31%) Xen
8 61 (8.74%) Oracle RAC
9 55 (7.88%) VMware ESX
10 52 (7.45%) SRDF
11 50 (7.16%) XenApp
12 28 (4.01%) Virtual Machines
13 25 (3.58%) VMware ESXi
14 21 (3.01%) Terminal Services
14 21 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
15 19 (2.72%) Terminal Server
16 18 (2.58%) Docker
16 18 (2.58%) XenServer
17 13 (1.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 12 (1.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 90 (12.89%) Puppet
2 63 (9.03%) SCCM
3 60 (8.60%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (5.73%) Ansible
5 27 (3.87%) Backup Exec
5 27 (3.87%) Nagios
6 26 (3.72%) NetBackup
7 17 (2.44%) Kubernetes
8 16 (2.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 16 (2.29%) SCOM
9 15 (2.15%) EMC VPLEX
10 14 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
11 12 (1.72%) Cobbler
12 11 (1.58%) Control-M
12 11 (1.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 10 (1.43%) Kibana
13 10 (1.43%) Salt
14 9 (1.29%) EMC Navisphere
15 8 (1.15%) OpenAM
15 8 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 504 (72.21%) VMware
2 263 (37.68%) Cisco
3 262 (37.54%) Microsoft
4 198 (28.37%) NetApp
5 158 (22.64%) Citrix
6 149 (21.35%) EMC
7 141 (20.20%) Oracle
8 124 (17.77%) HP
9 67 (9.60%) IBM
10 55 (7.88%) Intel
11 52 (7.45%) Veeam
12 51 (7.31%) Juniper
12 51 (7.31%) Red Hat
13 42 (6.02%) Brocade
13 42 (6.02%) Google
14 41 (5.87%) Sybase
15 37 (5.30%) CommVault
15 37 (5.30%) SonicWALL
16 34 (4.87%) Dell
17 32 (4.58%) Symantec
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
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Salary: to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dagenham, Essex
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Private Health, Life Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 5k Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Dagenham, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 6 days ago
London
GK Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Jersey, Channel Isles
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
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Liverpool
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Reading
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Castleford
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
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Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Kings Lynn
aap3
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
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South East London
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Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience.
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Kings Lynn
aap3
Salary: £58000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Competitive + Benefits
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