Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 505 451
Rank change year-on-year -114 -54 -39
Permanent jobs citing NAS 670 1112 1466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.55% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% 3.23% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 556 958 1253
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,069 £25,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -4.76%

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 28460 34446 39101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 16.99% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 23095 28606 31542
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for NAS in the UK

NAS
Top 16 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 6 months to 21 July 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
England -115 618 £45,000 - 44
UK excluding London -78 373 £40,000 -5.88% 31
London -74 286 £62,500 +25.00% 15
South East -84 91 £42,925 -9.63% 5
East of England -10 71 £40,000 +36.75% 6
Midlands +70 68 £40,000 +23.08% 7
North of England -75 66 £41,500 +3.75% 6
West Midlands +43 49 £39,000 +23.81% 3
Yorkshire -22 48 £41,500 +3.75% 2
South West -19 36 £40,000 -4.91% 5
Scotland +31 24 £47,500 -29.63%
East Midlands +35 19 £40,000 +18.52% 4
North West -22 18 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Wales -21 14 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Northern Ireland -10 2 £27,500 -19.12%
Channel Islands - 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 587 (87.61%) SAN
2 493 (73.58%) Windows
3 475 (70.90%) VMware
4 341 (50.90%) Active Directory
5 311 (46.42%) Linux
6 309 (46.12%) Microsoft
6 309 (46.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 293 (43.73%) Windows Server
8 256 (38.21%) Cisco
9 242 (36.12%) Firewall
10 180 (26.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 172 (25.67%) Hyper-V
12 163 (24.33%) HP
13 162 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 147 (21.94%) DNS
14 147 (21.94%) SQL Server
15 142 (21.19%) NetApp
16 135 (20.15%) Office 365
17 134 (20.00%) Data Centre
18 132 (19.70%) Citrix
19 129 (19.25%) Amazon AWS
20 126 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
21 124 (18.51%) ITIL
21 124 (18.51%) Unix
22 123 (18.36%) SQL
23 122 (18.21%) vSphere
24 119 (17.76%) Finance
25 118 (17.61%) MS Exchange
26 117 (17.46%) WAN
27 108 (16.12%) LAN

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
1 118 (17.61%) MS Exchange
2 82 (12.24%) IIS
3 59 (8.81%) Apache
3 59 (8.81%) SharePoint
4 52 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 40 (5.97%) JBoss
7 36 (5.37%) Tomcat
8 29 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 29 (4.33%) WebLogic
9 23 (3.43%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.19%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.04%) CloudStack
11 7 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.04%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.60%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 40 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.30%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.45%) RMDS
3 1 (0.15%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 135 (20.15%) Office 365
2 129 (19.25%) Amazon AWS
3 126 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (4.93%) SaaS
5 27 (4.03%) PaaS
6 25 (3.73%) IaaS
7 16 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.60%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.30%) G Suite
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) Akamai
11 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 587 (87.61%) SAN
2 242 (36.12%) Firewall
3 147 (21.94%) DNS
4 117 (17.46%) WAN
5 108 (16.12%) LAN
6 107 (15.97%) iSCSI
7 106 (15.82%) DHCP
7 106 (15.82%) TCP/IP
8 67 (10.00%) VLAN
9 61 (9.10%) VPN
10 60 (8.96%) VoIP
11 47 (7.01%) Network Security
12 45 (6.72%) Fibre Channel
13 37 (5.52%) LDAP
14 29 (4.33%) SMTP
15 26 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (3.73%) Internet
17 21 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
17 21 (3.13%) SNMP
17 21 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (21.94%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.97%) Oracle Database
3 39 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (5.67%) MySQL
5 37 (5.52%) Oracle Exadata
6 34 (5.07%) NoSQL
7 33 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (2.69%) Hadoop
8 18 (2.69%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (1.94%) Oracle ODI
10 13 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (1.79%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (3.43%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.09%) Subversion
3 11 (1.64%) MSI
4 9 (1.34%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.04%) WinDbg
6 6 (0.90%) Fiddler
6 6 (0.90%) Maven
6 6 (0.90%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.60%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.60%) GCC
7 4 (0.60%) JIRA
7 4 (0.60%) NuGet
7 4 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.15%) Ant
General
1 119 (17.76%) Finance
2 31 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.03%) Back Office
4 20 (2.99%) Banking
4 20 (2.99%) Marketing
5 16 (2.39%) Advertising
6 12 (1.79%) Games
7 11 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.49%) Legal
9 9 (1.34%) Law
10 8 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.04%) Retail
12 4 (0.60%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.60%) Front Office
13 2 (0.30%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 167 (24.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 101 (15.07%) Administrator
3 90 (13.43%) Analyst
4 56 (8.36%) Architect
5 55 (8.21%) 3rd Line Support
5 55 (8.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 53 (7.91%) Systems Administrator
7 51 (7.61%) Support Analyst
8 40 (5.97%) Support Engineer
8 40 (5.97%) VMware Engineer
9 39 (5.82%) Infrastructure Architect
9 39 (5.82%) Systems Engineer
10 37 (5.52%) Linux Engineer
11 36 (5.37%) Infrastructure Support
12 35 (5.22%) Consultant
12 35 (5.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 34 (5.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 32 (4.78%) Storage Engineer
15 28 (4.18%) Linux Administrator
16 26 (3.88%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.22%) Web Services
2 28 (4.18%) Middleware
3 18 (2.69%) Software Packaging
4 17 (2.54%) LAMP
4 17 (2.54%) Oracle Fusion
5 13 (1.94%) .NET
6 5 (0.75%) REST
7 3 (0.45%) COM
7 3 (0.45%) EDI
7 3 (0.45%) HTML
7 3 (0.45%) JSON
7 3 (0.45%) Kafka
7 3 (0.45%) POSIX
7 3 (0.45%) Rendezvous
7 3 (0.45%) SOAP
7 3 (0.45%) Ultra Messaging
7 3 (0.45%) WSDL
7 3 (0.45%) XML
7 3 (0.45%) XSD
7 3 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 134 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 72 (10.75%) Clustering
3 55 (8.21%) Enterprise Storage
4 50 (7.46%) Management Information System
5 39 (5.82%) Replication
6 29 (4.33%) Public Cloud
7 25 (3.73%) Computer Science
8 23 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (3.13%) EMC VNX
10 16 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (2.24%) HP Storage
12 14 (2.09%) CLARiiON
12 14 (2.09%) Driving Licence
13 13 (1.94%) Private Cloud
14 12 (1.79%) Celerra
15 11 (1.64%) PKI
16 10 (1.49%) Fat Client
16 10 (1.49%) Thin Client
17 9 (1.34%) Derivative
18 8 (1.19%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 493 (73.58%) Windows
2 311 (46.42%) Linux
3 293 (43.73%) Windows Server
4 180 (26.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 162 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 124 (18.51%) Unix
7 74 (11.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 69 (10.30%) Solaris
9 47 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (6.57%) CentOS
11 37 (5.52%) Windows 7
12 33 (4.93%) Windows 10
13 31 (4.63%) Ubuntu
14 27 (4.03%) AIX
15 15 (2.24%) Debian
16 14 (2.09%) Oracle Linux
17 10 (1.49%) Data ONTAP
17 10 (1.49%) VMS
18 8 (1.19%) Android
18 8 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (18.51%) ITIL
2 94 (14.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 66 (9.85%) DevOps
4 58 (8.66%) Configuration Management
5 53 (7.91%) Project Management
6 51 (7.61%) High Availability
7 50 (7.46%) Migration
8 49 (7.31%) Presales
9 44 (6.57%) Capacity Planning
10 36 (5.37%) Service Delivery
11 33 (4.93%) Change Control
12 31 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (4.63%) TOGAF
13 30 (4.48%) PRINCE2
14 29 (4.33%) Problem Management
15 28 (4.18%) CRM
16 27 (4.03%) Mentoring
16 27 (4.03%) Technical Architecture
17 26 (3.88%) Business Continuity
18 25 (3.73%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 123 (18.36%) SQL
2 71 (10.60%) PowerShell
3 65 (9.70%) Python
4 47 (7.01%) Perl
5 41 (6.12%) Shell Script
6 30 (4.48%) Bash Shell
7 29 (4.33%) Java
8 20 (2.99%) VBScript
9 16 (2.39%) Ruby
10 12 (1.79%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.64%) JavaScript
12 10 (1.49%) C
13 9 (1.34%) VB
14 8 (1.19%) Korn
15 5 (0.75%) C#
15 5 (0.75%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.30%) sed
17 1 (0.15%) PHP
17 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 96 (14.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (10.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 61 (9.10%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (7.91%) MCSE
5 51 (7.61%) CCNA
6 43 (6.42%) Degree
7 34 (5.07%) MCSA
8 26 (3.88%) Security Cleared
9 22 (3.28%) CCNP
10 17 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
11 16 (2.39%) MCITP
12 15 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (2.09%) MCP
14 13 (1.94%) DV Cleared
14 13 (1.94%) RHCE
14 13 (1.94%) SC Cleared
15 11 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
15 11 (1.64%) Security+ Certification
16 10 (1.49%) CCA
17 8 (1.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (10.00%) SLA
2 22 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.04%) QA
5 5 (0.75%) NIST 800
5 5 (0.75%) PMO
6 4 (0.60%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.60%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.30%) COBIT
7 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 341 (50.90%) Active Directory
2 309 (46.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 172 (25.67%) Hyper-V
4 122 (18.21%) vSphere
5 61 (9.10%) VMware ESXi
6 55 (8.21%) XenApp
7 42 (6.27%) NFS
8 41 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
9 31 (4.63%) KVM
10 27 (4.03%) Oracle RAC
11 21 (3.13%) XenServer
12 20 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
13 15 (2.24%) Virtual Desktop
14 13 (1.94%) ISA Server
14 13 (1.94%) Terminal Services
14 13 (1.94%) Xen
15 12 (1.79%) Firmware
15 12 (1.79%) Samba
16 11 (1.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 10 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 96 (14.33%) Puppet
2 88 (13.13%) SCCM
3 57 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (6.27%) Ansible
5 38 (5.67%) Nagios
6 36 (5.37%) SCOM
7 35 (5.22%) Backup Exec
8 30 (4.48%) NetBackup
9 22 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 22 (3.28%) Oracle RMAN
10 20 (2.99%) Oracle ZFS
11 19 (2.84%) Microsoft Clustering
12 17 (2.54%) Control-M
12 17 (2.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 16 (2.39%) SCDPM
14 15 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
14 15 (2.24%) vCenter Server
15 13 (1.94%) Salt
15 13 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 12 (1.79%) Opsview
Vendors
1 475 (70.90%) VMware
2 309 (46.12%) Microsoft
3 256 (38.21%) Cisco
4 163 (24.33%) HP
5 142 (21.19%) NetApp
6 132 (19.70%) Citrix
7 101 (15.07%) Oracle
8 83 (12.39%) EMC
9 82 (12.24%) Red Hat
10 45 (6.72%) Veeam
11 38 (5.67%) Dell
12 35 (5.22%) Brocade
13 34 (5.07%) IBM
14 33 (4.93%) Veritas
15 32 (4.78%) SolarWinds
16 31 (4.63%) 3PAR
16 31 (4.63%) CommVault
17 30 (4.48%) CheckPoint
18 29 (4.33%) Juniper
19 26 (3.88%) Symantec
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £52500 - £57500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Winton
Salary: £0 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 8% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + fantastic listed benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £52,250.00 - £57,750.00
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Major Players Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kings Lynn
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits, Amazing Culture!
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services Ltd
Salary: £39,546.00 - £43,709.00
Posted: 11 days ago
York
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago