The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 32 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing NAS 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.56% 0.74% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 9.09% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £26,000 - £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
NAS
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 11 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 42.97% 8.09% 45.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 34
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NAS across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

NAS
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

NAS Salary Trend in Belfast

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing NAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NAS.

1 19 (100.00%) IIS
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
1 19 (100.00%) SAN
1 19 (100.00%) Veritas
1 19 (100.00%) DHCP
1 19 (100.00%) Symantec
1 19 (100.00%) Sophos
1 19 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
1 19 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 19 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 19 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 19 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) vSphere
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (73.68%) Clustering
2 14 (73.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing NAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (100.00%) IIS
2 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (73.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) DHCP
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
1 19 (100.00%) SAN
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2000
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Clustering
2 6 (31.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
1 19 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 19 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 8 (42.11%) Capacity Management
2 8 (42.11%) Compatibility Testing
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 19 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 19 (100.00%) vSphere
2 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 19 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 14 (73.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
1 19 (100.00%) Veritas
1 19 (100.00%) Symantec
1 19 (100.00%) Sophos
1 19 (100.00%) VMware