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

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 476 435
Rank change year-on-year -81 -41  
Permanent jobs citing NAS 317 604 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.58% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 3.37% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 264 487 647
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 £30,834 £26,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.43%  

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 13586 17913 20608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.84% 17.18% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11028 14845 16376
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 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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 April 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 April 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 -98 291 £45,000 +5.88% 39
London -28 145 £62,500 +31.57% 15
South East -30 39 £42,500 -5.55% 10
West Midlands +43 33 £39,000 +23.80%
Yorkshire -1 28 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Berkshire -6 25 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East of England -41 23 £40,000 +50.94% 6
City of London +43 20 £80,000 +113.33% 6
Scotland +19 16 £50,000 -25.92% 1
West Yorkshire +3 14 £43,000 +22.85% 3
South West +1 13 £40,000 - 3
Edinburgh +15 11 £50,000 -25.92%
Essex -10 11 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Reading -18 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Birmingham +33 9 £39,000 -
Leeds -1 9 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Dagenham - 9 £45,000 - 1
North West -31 8 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Warwickshire - 8 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 8 £33,615 -
Norfolk - 8 £60,000 -
Shropshire +12 7 £35,000 +11.11%
Telford +5 7 £35,000 +11.11%
Liverpool +4 7 £42,500 -26.08%
Merseyside +3 7 £42,500 -17.07%
Slough +21 6 £47,500 +82.69% 3
North Yorkshire +16 6 £21,000 -47.50%
Harrogate +8 6 £21,000 -47.50%
Sheffield +1 6 £30,000 -25.00%
Bristol -2 6 £40,000 -40.74% 3

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 567 (89.15%) SAN
2 473 (74.37%) VMware
3 472 (74.21%) Windows
4 324 (50.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 320 (50.31%) Active Directory
6 273 (42.92%) Linux
7 267 (41.98%) Windows Server
8 260 (40.88%) Microsoft
9 239 (37.58%) Cisco
10 222 (34.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 208 (32.70%) Hyper-V
12 186 (29.25%) NetApp
13 177 (27.83%) Firewall
14 176 (27.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 158 (24.84%) DNS
16 153 (24.06%) WAN
17 152 (23.90%) MS Exchange
18 151 (23.74%) Citrix
19 145 (22.80%) SQL Server
20 142 (22.33%) iSCSI
21 140 (22.01%) LAN
22 133 (20.91%) Office 365
23 132 (20.75%) SQL
24 130 (20.44%) Finance
25 126 (19.81%) IIS
26 125 (19.65%) Unix
27 122 (19.18%) HP
27 122 (19.18%) EMC
27 122 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
28 121 (19.03%) Oracle

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
1 152 (23.90%) MS Exchange
2 126 (19.81%) IIS
3 76 (11.95%) Apache
4 73 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 71 (11.16%) Tomcat
6 60 (9.43%) SharePoint
7 53 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 40 (6.29%) Oracle Coherence
9 37 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 37 (5.82%) WebSphere
10 33 (5.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 28 (4.40%) JBoss
12 23 (3.62%) DataSynapse
12 23 (3.62%) Skype for Business
13 15 (2.36%) WebLogic
14 14 (2.20%) OpenStack
15 13 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
16 11 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
17 10 (1.57%) IBM Domino
18 9 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 35 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (3.62%) RMDS
2 9 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 133 (20.91%) Office 365
2 122 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
3 112 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (3.62%) SaaS
5 16 (2.52%) PaaS
6 13 (2.04%) IaaS
7 11 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.79%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.47%) G Suite
11 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 567 (89.15%) SAN
2 177 (27.83%) Firewall
3 158 (24.84%) DNS
4 153 (24.06%) WAN
5 142 (22.33%) iSCSI
6 140 (22.01%) LAN
7 114 (17.92%) DHCP
8 106 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 82 (12.89%) Fibre Channel
10 75 (11.79%) VPN
11 72 (11.32%) VLAN
12 67 (10.53%) VoIP
13 44 (6.92%) Network Security
14 43 (6.76%) HTTP
15 42 (6.60%) FCoE
15 42 (6.60%) Multicast
16 35 (5.50%) Internet
17 34 (5.35%) LDAP
18 30 (4.72%) SMTP
19 25 (3.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (22.80%) SQL Server
2 54 (8.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 53 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (7.55%) MySQL
5 36 (5.66%) Hadoop
5 36 (5.66%) HBase
6 26 (4.09%) NoSQL
7 23 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (3.46%) Oracle Database
8 22 (3.46%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.20%) Oracle Exadata
12 13 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.89%) MongoDB
14 11 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.57%) OLAP
16 9 (1.42%) DB2
16 9 (1.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (2.83%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.36%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.73%) WinDbg
4 10 (1.57%) Subversion
5 9 (1.42%) JIRA
5 9 (1.42%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.26%) MSI
7 7 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.10%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.63%) Hudson
8 4 (0.63%) Maven
9 3 (0.47%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.47%) GCC
9 3 (0.47%) NuGet
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.31%) Ant
10 2 (0.31%) AQtime
10 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.31%) WebLOAD
General
1 130 (20.44%) Finance
2 39 (6.13%) Banking
3 27 (4.25%) Marketing
4 26 (4.09%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.93%) Back Office
6 21 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.67%) Games
8 9 (1.42%) Advertising
8 9 (1.42%) Retail
9 8 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.79%) Legal
10 5 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.47%) Law
12 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.31%) Automotive
12 2 (0.31%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 140 (22.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 82 (12.89%) Analyst
3 80 (12.58%) Administrator
4 76 (11.95%) Architect
5 62 (9.75%) Infrastructure Architect
6 61 (9.59%) Support Engineer
7 53 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
8 51 (8.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 48 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
10 45 (7.08%) VMware Engineer
11 42 (6.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 41 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
13 40 (6.29%) Storage Engineer
14 39 (6.13%) Support Analyst
15 36 (5.66%) Technical Architect
16 33 (5.19%) IT Engineer
17 32 (5.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 31 (4.87%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
18 31 (4.87%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
19 30 (4.72%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.55%) Middleware
2 32 (5.03%) Web Services
3 29 (4.56%) HTML
4 23 (3.62%) Rendezvous
4 23 (3.62%) Ultra Messaging
4 23 (3.62%) XML
4 23 (3.62%) XSLT
5 20 (3.14%) LAMP
6 15 (2.36%) .NET
7 12 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (1.42%) Software Packaging
9 7 (1.10%) Kafka
10 5 (0.79%) MAPI
11 4 (0.63%) JDBC
11 4 (0.63%) LAPP Stack
12 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.47%) COM
12 3 (0.47%) EDI
12 3 (0.47%) Flash
12 3 (0.47%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 110 (17.30%) Data Centre
2 80 (12.58%) Clustering
3 34 (5.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 32 (5.03%) Management Information System
5 31 (4.87%) Replication
6 30 (4.72%) Public Cloud
7 27 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
9 22 (3.46%) EMC VNX
10 20 (3.14%) Computer Science
11 13 (2.04%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.73%) FlexPod
12 11 (1.73%) NHS
12 11 (1.73%) PKI
13 10 (1.57%) EMC VMAX
13 10 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.57%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.42%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.42%) Derivative
15 8 (1.26%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 472 (74.21%) Windows
2 273 (42.92%) Linux
3 267 (41.98%) Windows Server
4 222 (34.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 176 (27.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 125 (19.65%) Unix
7 102 (16.04%) Solaris
8 90 (14.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 60 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 52 (8.18%) Windows 7
11 30 (4.72%) Windows 10
12 27 (4.25%) Ubuntu
13 18 (2.83%) CentOS
14 12 (1.89%) Mac OS X
15 10 (1.57%) Windows 8
16 9 (1.42%) Data ONTAP
16 9 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (1.26%) AIX
18 7 (1.10%) Android
18 7 (1.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (15.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 86 (13.52%) ITIL
3 75 (11.79%) Performance Tuning
4 60 (9.43%) Project Management
5 57 (8.96%) Configuration Management
6 55 (8.65%) Presales
7 50 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (7.39%) Benchmarking
9 46 (7.23%) High Availability
10 40 (6.29%) DevOps
11 38 (5.97%) Change Control
11 38 (5.97%) Migration
12 35 (5.50%) Service Delivery
13 30 (4.72%) CRM
14 26 (4.09%) Load Balancing
15 23 (3.62%) Mentoring
15 23 (3.62%) Technical Architecture
16 22 (3.46%) Data Protection
16 22 (3.46%) Open Source
17 20 (3.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (20.75%) SQL
2 103 (16.19%) PowerShell
3 77 (12.11%) Python
4 53 (8.33%) Java
5 48 (7.55%) Perl
6 38 (5.97%) Shell Script
7 35 (5.50%) Bash Shell
8 31 (4.87%) JavaScript
9 23 (3.62%) Ruby
10 15 (2.36%) VBScript
11 9 (1.42%) Go
12 7 (1.10%) C#
12 7 (1.10%) VB
13 6 (0.94%) C
13 6 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.79%) C++
14 5 (0.79%) PHP
15 4 (0.63%) AWK
15 4 (0.63%) sed
16 3 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (11.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 61 (9.59%) MCSE
4 50 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (7.55%) Degree
6 37 (5.82%) CCNA
7 22 (3.46%) CCNP
8 19 (2.99%) MCSA
9 18 (2.83%) MCITP
10 17 (2.67%) MCP
10 17 (2.67%) RHCE
11 15 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
11 15 (2.36%) Security Cleared
12 11 (1.73%) CCVP
13 9 (1.42%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.26%) CCA
15 7 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
15 7 (1.10%) Security+ Certification
15 7 (1.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (11.48%) SLA
2 20 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.83%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.79%) QA
5 2 (0.31%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 324 (50.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 320 (50.31%) Active Directory
3 208 (32.70%) Hyper-V
4 89 (13.99%) vSphere
5 77 (12.11%) NFS
6 57 (8.96%) XenApp
7 55 (8.65%) KVM
8 49 (7.70%) Xen
9 46 (7.23%) VMware ESX
10 44 (6.92%) Oracle RAC
11 41 (6.45%) SRDF
12 30 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
13 22 (3.46%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (2.99%) Terminal Server
14 19 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
15 18 (2.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 18 (2.83%) XenServer
16 17 (2.67%) Docker
17 15 (2.36%) Terminal Services
18 11 (1.73%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 85 (13.36%) Puppet
2 64 (10.06%) SCCM
3 55 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (6.13%) Ansible
5 32 (5.03%) Backup Exec
6 26 (4.09%) Nagios
7 18 (2.83%) NetBackup
7 18 (2.83%) SCOM
8 16 (2.52%) Kubernetes
9 14 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
10 13 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
11 12 (1.89%) Control-M
11 12 (1.89%) vCenter Server
12 11 (1.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 10 (1.57%) Salt
13 10 (1.57%) SCDPM
14 9 (1.42%) Check_MK
14 9 (1.42%) EMC Navisphere
14 9 (1.42%) EMC VPLEX
14 9 (1.42%) Kibana
Vendors
1 473 (74.37%) VMware
2 260 (40.88%) Microsoft
3 239 (37.58%) Cisco
4 186 (29.25%) NetApp
5 151 (23.74%) Citrix
6 122 (19.18%) EMC
6 122 (19.18%) HP
7 121 (19.03%) Oracle
8 54 (8.49%) Veeam
9 52 (8.18%) Red Hat
10 50 (7.86%) IBM
11 46 (7.23%) Intel
12 40 (6.29%) Juniper
13 37 (5.82%) Brocade
14 35 (5.50%) Google
14 35 (5.50%) SonicWALL
15 33 (5.19%) Sybase
16 32 (5.03%) Symantec
17 31 (4.87%) CommVault
17 31 (4.87%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Initi8 Recruitment
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: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £6500 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Volt
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus great package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Volt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Thales
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Premier IT
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The Curve Group
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Lewes
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Inverclyde
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Posted: 11 days ago
Basingstoke
Wipro
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago