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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 475 439
Rank change year-on-year -80 -36  
Permanent jobs citing NAS 325 565 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% 3.37% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 261 461 586
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 13556 16772 19345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 17.03% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11009 13913 15492
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 May 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 23 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
England -88 306 £45,000 - 38
London -34 147 £65,000 +23.80% 10
South East -13 48 £43,963 -12.07% 8
East of England -7 36 £42,500 +60.37% 3
West Midlands +29 27 £40,000 +5.26% 2
City of London +39 26 £76,250 +71.34% 4
Berkshire -8 21 £45,000 -16.27% 2
South West -3 19 £40,000 - 6
Essex -14 14 £45,000 +69.81%
Surrey +30 13 £42,500 -19.04% 5
Yorkshire -18 13 £42,250 +24.26% 4
Warwickshire - 13 £40,000 -
Scotland +17 11 £38,000 -43.70% 3
Hertfordshire -15 10 £40,000 +39.13% 3
Leamington Spa - 10 £40,000 -
Bristol -7 9 £40,000 -46.66% 3
North West -32 9 £42,500 +11.84% 2
Watford +1 8 £40,000 -13.04% 1
Reading -12 8 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Norfolk - 8 £60,000 -
East Midlands +19 7 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Woking +18 7 - -
Hampshire +5 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Yorkshire -4 7 £42,250 +29.00% 1
Liverpool - 7 £42,500 - 1
Merseyside - 7 £42,500 - 1
Slough +17 6 £47,500 -34.93%
Maidenhead +13 6 £33,615 -38.88%
North Yorkshire +7 6 £33,250 +2.30% 2
Edinburgh +3 6 £50,000 -25.92% 1

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for NAS.

1 575 (88.73%) SAN
2 496 (76.54%) Windows
3 479 (73.92%) VMware
4 351 (54.17%) Active Directory
5 320 (49.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 294 (45.37%) Linux
7 287 (44.29%) Microsoft
7 287 (44.29%) Windows Server
8 244 (37.65%) Cisco
9 220 (33.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 202 (31.17%) Firewall
11 196 (30.25%) Hyper-V
12 192 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 178 (27.47%) NetApp
14 160 (24.69%) DNS
15 151 (23.30%) SQL Server
16 149 (22.99%) Citrix
17 145 (22.38%) MS Exchange
18 140 (21.60%) HP
18 140 (21.60%) WAN
19 133 (20.52%) iSCSI
19 133 (20.52%) Office 365
20 132 (20.37%) Unix
21 129 (19.91%) LAN
22 123 (18.98%) Finance
22 123 (18.98%) Data Centre
23 122 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
24 120 (18.52%) SQL
25 118 (18.21%) DHCP
25 118 (18.21%) Amazon AWS

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
1 145 (22.38%) MS Exchange
2 110 (16.98%) IIS
3 75 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 67 (10.34%) Apache
5 62 (9.57%) SharePoint
6 56 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 50 (7.72%) Tomcat
8 37 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 27 (4.17%) JBoss
10 25 (3.86%) Oracle Coherence
11 24 (3.70%) Skype for Business
12 21 (3.24%) WebSphere
13 18 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 17 (2.62%) WebLogic
15 13 (2.01%) DataSynapse
16 12 (1.85%) OpenStack
17 9 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
17 9 (1.39%) IBM Domino
18 8 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
19 7 (1.08%) CloudStack
Applications
1 39 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.01%) RMDS
2 8 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 133 (20.52%) Office 365
2 122 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (18.21%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (4.17%) SaaS
5 20 (3.09%) PaaS
6 16 (2.47%) IaaS
7 11 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.62%) G Suite
11 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.46%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 575 (88.73%) SAN
2 202 (31.17%) Firewall
3 160 (24.69%) DNS
4 140 (21.60%) WAN
5 133 (20.52%) iSCSI
6 129 (19.91%) LAN
7 118 (18.21%) DHCP
8 109 (16.82%) TCP/IP
9 77 (11.88%) VLAN
10 76 (11.73%) VPN
11 66 (10.19%) VoIP
12 62 (9.57%) Fibre Channel
13 49 (7.56%) Network Security
14 37 (5.71%) LDAP
15 35 (5.40%) SMTP
16 31 (4.78%) Multicast
17 30 (4.63%) Internet
18 28 (4.32%) FCoE
19 26 (4.01%) HTTP
20 24 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 42 (6.48%) MySQL
5 28 (4.32%) Hadoop
6 26 (4.01%) NoSQL
7 24 (3.70%) HBase
8 23 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (3.09%) Oracle Exadata
9 20 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (2.93%) Oracle Database
10 19 (2.93%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.70%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
14 8 (1.23%) Relational Database
15 6 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.85%) Subversion
3 11 (1.70%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.70%) WinDbg
4 9 (1.39%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.23%) JIRA
5 8 (1.23%) MSI
6 7 (1.08%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.62%) Maven
7 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.46%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.46%) GCC
8 3 (0.46%) NuGet
8 3 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.31%) Ant
9 2 (0.31%) AQtime
9 2 (0.31%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.31%) WebLOAD
General
1 123 (18.98%) Finance
2 34 (5.25%) Banking
3 29 (4.48%) Marketing
4 27 (4.17%) Back Office
5 26 (4.01%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.24%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.31%) Games
8 10 (1.54%) Legal
8 10 (1.54%) Retail
9 9 (1.39%) Advertising
9 9 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.77%) Law
10 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.31%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 149 (22.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 91 (14.04%) Analyst
3 86 (13.27%) Administrator
4 66 (10.19%) Architect
5 61 (9.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 56 (8.64%) Infrastructure Architect
7 55 (8.49%) Support Engineer
8 50 (7.72%) Systems Administrator
9 48 (7.41%) Support Analyst
10 46 (7.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 44 (6.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 44 (6.79%) Infrastructure Support
12 43 (6.64%) Storage Engineer
13 41 (6.33%) VMware Engineer
14 40 (6.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 35 (5.40%) Systems Engineer
16 31 (4.78%) SAN Engineer
17 29 (4.48%) IT Engineer
17 29 (4.48%) Technical Engineer
18 28 (4.32%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.09%) Middleware
2 32 (4.94%) Web Services
3 16 (2.47%) .NET
3 16 (2.47%) HTML
4 14 (2.16%) LAMP
5 13 (2.01%) Rendezvous
5 13 (2.01%) Software Packaging
5 13 (2.01%) Ultra Messaging
5 13 (2.01%) XML
5 13 (2.01%) XSLT
6 12 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (1.08%) Kafka
8 4 (0.62%) MAPI
9 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.46%) COM
9 3 (0.46%) EDI
9 3 (0.46%) POSIX
10 2 (0.31%) Flash
10 2 (0.31%) JSF
11 1 (0.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 123 (18.98%) Data Centre
2 81 (12.50%) Clustering
3 41 (6.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 34 (5.25%) Management Information System
5 32 (4.94%) Replication
6 29 (4.48%) Public Cloud
7 23 (3.55%) Computer Science
8 21 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
9 19 (2.93%) EMC VNX
10 13 (2.01%) PKI
10 13 (2.01%) Private Cloud
11 12 (1.85%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.54%) Derivative
12 10 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.54%) FlexPod
12 10 (1.54%) NHS
13 9 (1.39%) Celerra
13 9 (1.39%) Fat Client
13 9 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 496 (76.54%) Windows
2 294 (45.37%) Linux
3 287 (44.29%) Windows Server
4 220 (33.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 192 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 132 (20.37%) Unix
7 91 (14.04%) Solaris
8 82 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 65 (10.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 52 (8.02%) Windows 7
11 31 (4.78%) CentOS
11 31 (4.78%) Windows 10
12 28 (4.32%) Ubuntu
13 16 (2.47%) AIX
14 11 (1.70%) Data ONTAP
14 11 (1.70%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.39%) Debian
15 9 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (1.39%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (16.36%) ITIL
2 103 (15.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 58 (8.95%) Presales
4 57 (8.80%) Configuration Management
5 56 (8.64%) High Availability
6 54 (8.33%) Project Management
7 51 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
8 47 (7.25%) DevOps
9 41 (6.33%) Change Control
10 35 (5.40%) Benchmarking
10 35 (5.40%) Migration
10 35 (5.40%) Service Delivery
11 30 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (4.48%) CRM
13 26 (4.01%) Capacity Planning
13 26 (4.01%) Load Balancing
14 25 (3.86%) Mentoring
15 24 (3.70%) Data Protection
15 24 (3.70%) Problem Management
16 23 (3.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 120 (18.52%) SQL
2 87 (13.43%) PowerShell
3 71 (10.96%) Python
4 40 (6.17%) Perl
4 40 (6.17%) Shell Script
5 35 (5.40%) Java
6 33 (5.09%) Bash Shell
7 20 (3.09%) JavaScript
7 20 (3.09%) Ruby
8 16 (2.47%) VBScript
9 9 (1.39%) VB
10 8 (1.23%) Korn
11 7 (1.08%) C
11 7 (1.08%) C#
12 6 (0.93%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.62%) Go
14 3 (0.46%) C++
14 3 (0.46%) PHP
14 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 106 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (10.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 64 (9.88%) MCSE
4 54 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (6.79%) Degree
6 43 (6.64%) CCNA
7 25 (3.86%) MCSA
8 23 (3.55%) CCNP
9 22 (3.40%) MCITP
10 19 (2.93%) Security Cleared
11 16 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (2.31%) MCP
13 13 (2.01%) RHCE
14 11 (1.70%) CCVP
15 10 (1.54%) DV Cleared
16 9 (1.39%) CCA
16 9 (1.39%) SC Cleared
17 8 (1.23%) MCTS
18 7 (1.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (11.88%) SLA
2 17 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.31%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.62%) PMO
4 4 (0.62%) QA
5 1 (0.15%) COBIT
5 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 351 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 320 (49.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 196 (30.25%) Hyper-V
4 98 (15.12%) vSphere
5 63 (9.72%) XenApp
6 62 (9.57%) NFS
7 52 (8.02%) VMware ESXi
8 47 (7.25%) KVM
9 35 (5.40%) Oracle RAC
10 34 (5.25%) Xen
11 30 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
12 26 (4.01%) SRDF
13 24 (3.70%) XenServer
14 18 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 18 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
15 15 (2.31%) Terminal Server
16 12 (1.85%) Docker
16 12 (1.85%) ISA Server
16 12 (1.85%) Terminal Services
16 12 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 90 (13.89%) Puppet
2 78 (12.04%) SCCM
3 56 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (6.64%) Ansible
5 38 (5.86%) Backup Exec
6 29 (4.48%) Nagios
7 27 (4.17%) SCOM
8 20 (3.09%) NetBackup
9 17 (2.62%) Norton AntiVirus
10 16 (2.47%) Microsoft Clustering
10 16 (2.47%) SCDPM
11 15 (2.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 13 (2.01%) Salt
12 13 (2.01%) vCenter Server
13 12 (1.85%) Control-M
13 12 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
14 11 (1.70%) Kubernetes
14 11 (1.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 11 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (1.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 479 (73.92%) VMware
2 287 (44.29%) Microsoft
3 244 (37.65%) Cisco
4 178 (27.47%) NetApp
5 149 (22.99%) Citrix
6 140 (21.60%) HP
7 108 (16.67%) Oracle
8 105 (16.20%) EMC
9 62 (9.57%) Red Hat
10 52 (8.02%) Veeam
11 40 (6.17%) Brocade
11 40 (6.17%) IBM
12 38 (5.86%) Symantec
13 36 (5.56%) Dell
13 36 (5.56%) Juniper
14 33 (5.09%) CommVault
14 33 (5.09%) SonicWALL
15 32 (4.94%) Veritas
16 31 (4.78%) Intel
17 30 (4.63%) SolarWinds
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% on call bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Commission
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 5k Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Information Technology Services
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bellshill
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Kirkcaldy, Fife
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 15 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Market Harborough
Travelsphere and Just You
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago