The first table below looks at the demand for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 118 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing NAS 4 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.96% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 4.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 0
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
320 432 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.49% 23.06% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 231 330 194
Average salary £47,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
NAS
North West

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

NAS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

NAS Salary Trend in Cheshire

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Python
4 6 (66.67%) LDAP
4 6 (66.67%) VPN
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (55.56%) IIS
5 5 (55.56%) SAN
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (44.44%) HP
7 3 (33.33%) Compaq
7 3 (33.33%) Dell
7 3 (33.33%) Apache
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (33.33%) RHCE
7 3 (33.33%) Avaya
7 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
7 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (33.33%) ERP
7 3 (33.33%) ISDN
7 3 (33.33%) LAN
7 3 (33.33%) VoIP
7 3 (33.33%) WAN
7 3 (33.33%) DHCP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) LDAP
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) ISDN
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Web Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) Android
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
7 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
1 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) RHCE
1 3 (33.33%) MCTS
1 3 (33.33%) MCITP
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Squid
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Cobbler
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (22.22%) MOM
2 2 (22.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Compaq
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) Avaya
4 3 (33.33%) CommVault
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Business Objects
4 3 (33.33%) Sony
4 3 (33.33%) Brocade
4 3 (33.33%) Foundry
5 2 (22.22%) Altiris
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) AppSense