The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 99 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing NAS 22 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.18% 0.51% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 2.71% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 24
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -44.16%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
NAS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
352 295 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.82% 18.87% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 275 253 303
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

NAS Salary Histogram in Cheshire

NAS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 8 £45,000 - 1
Knutsford - 6 £67,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £27,500 - 1
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 31 (81.58%) SAN
2 26 (68.42%) Windows
3 21 (55.26%) MS Exchange
3 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (52.63%) ITIL
4 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
4 20 (52.63%) DNS
4 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 19 (50.00%) .NET
5 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (50.00%) Symantec
5 19 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 19 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 19 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (47.37%) IronPort
6 18 (47.37%) Load Balancing
6 18 (47.37%) Migration
6 18 (47.37%) Clustering
6 18 (47.37%) Perl
6 18 (47.37%) IIS
6 18 (47.37%) VB.NET
6 18 (47.37%) SMTP
7 17 (44.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 11 (28.95%) EMC
9 10 (26.32%) IBM
9 10 (26.32%) Finance
10 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
10 8 (21.05%) Problem Management
10 8 (21.05%) Performance Management

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 21 (55.26%) MS Exchange
2 20 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (47.37%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (81.58%) SAN
2 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
2 20 (52.63%) DNS
3 18 (47.37%) SMTP
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
5 1 (2.63%) VDSL
5 1 (2.63%) ADSL
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Administrator
1 8 (21.05%) Storage Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Server Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) VMWare Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Messaging Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Email Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) IT Support
6 1 (2.63%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (2.63%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) NHibernate
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.63%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) IBM XIV
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.53%) Solaris
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) ITIL
2 18 (47.37%) Migration
2 18 (47.37%) Load Balancing
3 8 (21.05%) Problem Management
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Management
3 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) CRM
5 1 (2.63%) ETL
5 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.63%) Scrum
5 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.63%) TDD
5 1 (2.63%) High Availability
5 1 (2.63%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (47.37%) VB.NET
2 18 (47.37%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
2 1 (2.63%) MCTS
2 1 (2.63%) MCITP
2 1 (2.63%) VCP4
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) MCSA
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (44.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Symantec
2 18 (47.37%) IronPort
3 11 (28.95%) EMC
4 10 (26.32%) IBM
5 5 (13.16%) VMware
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle
6 4 (10.53%) Dell
6 4 (10.53%) NetApp
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.89%) HP
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco
9 1 (2.63%) Juniper
9 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.63%) Red Gate
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