The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 86 108 126
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +18
Permanent jobs citing NAS 7 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.60% 0.89% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.41% 4.16% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 4
Median salary £34,000 £34,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.93%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
205 361 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.49% 21.35% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 158 227 259
Median salary £34,000 £38,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

NAS Salary Histogram in Cheshire

NAS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington - 4 £34,500 -
Knutsford +3 3 £31,500 -7.35%
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 13 (81.25%) Windows
4 12 (75.00%) Firewall
4 12 (75.00%) Business Continuity
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (68.75%) IIS
6 10 (62.50%) Linux
6 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (56.25%) VPN
8 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (50.00%) ITIL
8 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (50.00%) Time Management
8 8 (50.00%) Android
8 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
8 8 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (50.00%) Software Licensing
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 5 (31.25%) SAN
10 5 (31.25%) Symantec
10 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 4 (25.00%) Cisco
11 4 (25.00%) Foundry
11 4 (25.00%) QNAP
11 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (68.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) VPN
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
4 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) SMTP
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (56.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Support Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Technical Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Technical Support
1 9 (56.25%) Technical Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Android
4 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 8 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSA
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO 9001
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Symantec
3 4 (25.00%) Brocade
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Foundry
3 4 (25.00%) QNAP
3 4 (25.00%) Zoho