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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 475 432
Rank change year-on-year -107 -43  
Permanent jobs citing NAS 308 536 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.54% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 3.21% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 243 461 612
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,615 £26,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.52% +13.33%  

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 14196 16683 19335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.14% 16.94% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11554 13858 15753
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -113 286 £47,500 -5.00% 30
London -66 131 £67,500 +22.72% 16
South East -45 46 £42,500 -15.00% 7
East of England -8 33 £40,000 +8.84% 3
City of London +40 25 £67,500 +17.39% 6
Surrey +19 24 £42,500 -19.04% 4
South West -4 20 £40,000 -15.78% 1
West Midlands +13 19 £39,500 +3.94%
Essex -7 14 £48,750 -2.50%
Yorkshire -21 14 £43,750 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +26 13 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Hertfordshire -9 12 £40,000 +8.84% 1
Scotland +22 10 £36,250 -46.29% 1
Berkshire -11 10 £47,500 -13.63%
North West -38 10 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Warwickshire - 10 £40,000 -
Bristol -25 9 £40,000 -37.25%
Northamptonshire +13 8 £55,000 +37.50%
Watford -5 8 £40,000 -13.04%
Woking +20 7 - -
Cheltenham +18 7 £31,000 -28.73%
North Yorkshire +5 7 £45,000 +80.00%
Colchester +2 7 £52,500 -4.54%
Gloucestershire +2 7 £31,000 -19.48% 1
Leamington Spa - 7 £40,000 -
Hampshire -2 6 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Edinburgh -4 6 £38,000 -43.70% 1
West Yorkshire -7 6 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 6 £34,000 +4.61% 2
Leeds -11 6 £41,500 +3.75% 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 574 (88.72%) SAN
2 486 (75.12%) Windows
3 472 (72.95%) VMware
4 347 (53.63%) Active Directory
5 311 (48.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 301 (46.52%) Linux
7 293 (45.29%) Microsoft
8 285 (44.05%) Windows Server
9 252 (38.95%) Cisco
10 218 (33.69%) Firewall
11 201 (31.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 182 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 182 (28.13%) Hyper-V
13 162 (25.04%) NetApp
14 159 (24.57%) DNS
15 151 (23.34%) Citrix
16 150 (23.18%) HP
17 145 (22.41%) SQL Server
18 135 (20.87%) Office 365
19 129 (19.94%) Data Centre
19 129 (19.94%) MS Exchange
20 127 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
21 125 (19.32%) Unix
21 125 (19.32%) WAN
22 124 (19.17%) iSCSI
23 123 (19.01%) Microsoft Azure
24 120 (18.55%) DHCP
25 119 (18.39%) Finance
26 116 (17.93%) SQL
27 113 (17.47%) 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
1 129 (19.94%) MS Exchange
2 91 (14.06%) IIS
3 68 (10.51%) Apache
4 67 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 64 (9.89%) SharePoint
6 52 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 42 (6.49%) Tomcat
8 34 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 32 (4.95%) JBoss
10 25 (3.86%) Skype for Business
11 20 (3.09%) WebLogic
12 14 (2.16%) Oracle Coherence
13 12 (1.85%) WebSphere
14 10 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 9 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (1.39%) OpenStack
16 7 (1.08%) CloudStack
16 7 (1.08%) DataSynapse
17 6 (0.93%) Confluence
17 6 (0.93%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 41 (6.34%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.08%) RMDS
2 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 135 (20.87%) Office 365
2 127 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (19.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (4.95%) SaaS
5 23 (3.55%) PaaS
6 20 (3.09%) IaaS
7 13 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.62%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.46%) G Suite
12 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 574 (88.72%) SAN
2 218 (33.69%) Firewall
3 159 (24.57%) DNS
4 125 (19.32%) WAN
5 124 (19.17%) iSCSI
6 120 (18.55%) DHCP
7 113 (17.47%) LAN
8 112 (17.31%) TCP/IP
9 73 (11.28%) VLAN
10 67 (10.36%) VoIP
10 67 (10.36%) VPN
11 54 (8.35%) Fibre Channel
12 53 (8.19%) Network Security
13 43 (6.65%) LDAP
14 36 (5.56%) SMTP
15 27 (4.17%) SNMP
16 24 (3.71%) Internet
16 24 (3.71%) Multicast
17 20 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (6.80%) MySQL
4 43 (6.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (4.33%) NoSQL
5 28 (4.33%) Oracle Database
5 28 (4.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 23 (3.55%) Hadoop
7 19 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.16%) HBase
8 14 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (1.85%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.70%) Oracle ODI
12 10 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
14 8 (1.24%) Relational Database
15 7 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (3.86%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.47%) Subversion
3 11 (1.70%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.70%) WinDbg
4 9 (1.39%) MSI
5 7 (1.08%) JIRA
5 7 (1.08%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.93%) Maven
7 5 (0.77%) Fiddler
7 5 (0.77%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.62%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.62%) GCC
8 4 (0.62%) NuGet
8 4 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.15%) Ant
General
1 119 (18.39%) Finance
2 30 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.17%) Banking
4 26 (4.02%) Back Office
5 24 (3.71%) Marketing
6 16 (2.47%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.32%) Games
8 13 (2.01%) Advertising
9 11 (1.70%) Legal
10 9 (1.39%) Retail
11 8 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (1.08%) Law
12 7 (1.08%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.46%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 156 (24.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 92 (14.22%) Administrator
3 91 (14.06%) Analyst
4 60 (9.27%) Architect
5 58 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 54 (8.35%) Systems Administrator
7 52 (8.04%) Support Analyst
8 48 (7.42%) Infrastructure Architect
8 48 (7.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 41 (6.34%) Support Engineer
10 40 (6.18%) Infrastructure Support
11 39 (6.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 39 (6.03%) VMware Engineer
12 38 (5.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 37 (5.72%) Systems Engineer
14 33 (5.10%) Storage Engineer
15 32 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
16 30 (4.64%) Consultant
16 30 (4.64%) Linux Administrator
17 26 (4.02%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.26%) Web Services
2 28 (4.33%) Middleware
3 20 (3.09%) LAMP
4 16 (2.47%) Software Packaging
5 15 (2.32%) .NET
5 15 (2.32%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (1.08%) HTML
6 7 (1.08%) Rendezvous
6 7 (1.08%) Ultra Messaging
6 7 (1.08%) XML
6 7 (1.08%) XSLT
7 5 (0.77%) Kafka
8 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.46%) COM
8 3 (0.46%) EDI
8 3 (0.46%) POSIX
9 2 (0.31%) Flash
9 2 (0.31%) JSF
9 2 (0.31%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.31%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 129 (19.94%) Data Centre
2 81 (12.52%) Clustering
3 46 (7.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 46 (7.11%) Management Information System
4 34 (5.26%) Replication
5 30 (4.64%) Public Cloud
6 27 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (3.86%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.94%) EMC VNX
9 18 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (2.32%) PKI
10 15 (2.32%) Private Cloud
11 14 (2.16%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.85%) Derivative
13 10 (1.55%) Fat Client
13 10 (1.55%) Thin Client
14 9 (1.39%) Celerra
14 9 (1.39%) CMDB
15 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.24%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 486 (75.12%) Windows
2 301 (46.52%) Linux
3 285 (44.05%) Windows Server
4 201 (31.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 182 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 125 (19.32%) Unix
7 80 (12.36%) Solaris
8 74 (11.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 62 (9.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 42 (6.49%) Windows 7
11 38 (5.87%) CentOS
12 36 (5.56%) Ubuntu
13 27 (4.17%) Windows 10
14 19 (2.94%) AIX
15 14 (2.16%) Debian
16 13 (2.01%) Data ONTAP
17 12 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
18 10 (1.55%) VMS
19 7 (1.08%) Windows 2000
19 7 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (16.54%) ITIL
2 95 (14.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 64 (9.89%) Configuration Management
4 61 (9.43%) DevOps
5 53 (8.19%) High Availability
6 52 (8.04%) Presales
7 50 (7.73%) Project Management
8 40 (6.18%) Migration
9 39 (6.03%) Change Control
10 37 (5.72%) Capacity Planning
11 36 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
12 35 (5.41%) Service Delivery
13 29 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (4.48%) CRM
14 28 (4.33%) Open Source
15 27 (4.17%) Mentoring
15 27 (4.17%) PRINCE2
16 26 (4.02%) Problem Management
17 25 (3.86%) Load Balancing
18 24 (3.71%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 116 (17.93%) SQL
2 75 (11.59%) PowerShell
3 74 (11.44%) Python
4 48 (7.42%) Perl
5 41 (6.34%) Shell Script
6 32 (4.95%) Bash Shell
7 27 (4.17%) Java
8 22 (3.40%) VBScript
9 19 (2.94%) Ruby
10 14 (2.16%) JavaScript
11 8 (1.24%) Korn
11 8 (1.24%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.24%) VB
12 7 (1.08%) C
13 5 (0.77%) C#
14 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.31%) PHP
15 2 (0.31%) sed
16 1 (0.15%) Go
16 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (9.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 59 (9.12%) MCSE
4 58 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (7.26%) CCNA
6 46 (7.11%) Degree
7 28 (4.33%) MCSA
8 25 (3.86%) CCNP
9 20 (3.09%) Security Cleared
10 17 (2.63%) MCITP
11 16 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (2.16%) MCP
12 14 (2.16%) RHCE
13 13 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.70%) CCVP
15 10 (1.55%) DV Cleared
15 10 (1.55%) SC Cleared
16 9 (1.39%) CCA
16 9 (1.39%) MCTS
17 8 (1.24%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (11.13%) SLA
2 23 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.77%) PMO
5 4 (0.62%) NIST 800
5 4 (0.62%) QA
6 2 (0.31%) COBIT
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 347 (53.63%) Active Directory
2 311 (48.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 182 (28.13%) Hyper-V
4 102 (15.77%) vSphere
5 63 (9.74%) XenApp
6 57 (8.81%) VMware ESXi
7 54 (8.35%) NFS
8 39 (6.03%) KVM
9 30 (4.64%) Oracle RAC
10 29 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
11 24 (3.71%) XenServer
12 23 (3.55%) Xen
13 16 (2.47%) Virtual Servers
14 15 (2.32%) SRDF
15 14 (2.16%) ISA Server
16 13 (2.01%) Samba
17 12 (1.85%) Terminal Services
17 12 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 12 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
18 11 (1.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 102 (15.77%) Puppet
2 80 (12.36%) SCCM
3 59 (9.12%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (7.11%) Ansible
5 36 (5.56%) Backup Exec
6 34 (5.26%) Nagios
7 26 (4.02%) SCOM
8 22 (3.40%) NetBackup
9 18 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
10 17 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
11 16 (2.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 16 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 16 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
11 16 (2.47%) Oracle ZFS
11 16 (2.47%) Salt
11 16 (2.47%) SCDPM
12 15 (2.32%) Control-M
13 13 (2.01%) vCenter Server
14 12 (1.85%) Opsview
15 10 (1.55%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 472 (72.95%) VMware
2 293 (45.29%) Microsoft
3 252 (38.95%) Cisco
4 162 (25.04%) NetApp
5 151 (23.34%) Citrix
6 150 (23.18%) HP
7 99 (15.30%) Oracle
8 86 (13.29%) EMC
9 71 (10.97%) Red Hat
10 51 (7.88%) Veeam
11 40 (6.18%) Dell
12 34 (5.26%) SolarWinds
13 33 (5.10%) Brocade
13 33 (5.10%) IBM
13 33 (5.10%) Juniper
13 33 (5.10%) Symantec
14 31 (4.79%) CommVault
15 29 (4.48%) SonicWALL
16 27 (4.17%) Veritas
17 26 (4.02%) 3PAR
Cobham, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Westbury-On-Severn, Gloucestershire
Aceo Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MAG
Salary: From £34,344 to £38,856 per annum plus contributory pension
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Eaglecliff Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & continuous learning
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
London
SThree
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Epiq Systems Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 19 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 22 days ago