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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 101 111 122
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs citing NAS 15 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.85% 0.31% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.53% 1.82% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 17
Average salary £65,000 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.71% -41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-14.36% +10.58%
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
331 274 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.67% 17.09% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 278 249 288
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +30.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Knutsford - 5 £67,500 -
Wilmslow - 3 £45,000 - 1
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 27 (79.41%) Windows
1 27 (79.41%) SAN
2 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 21 (61.76%) ITIL
2 21 (61.76%) MS Exchange
2 21 (61.76%) TCP/IP
2 21 (61.76%) DNS
2 21 (61.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (61.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (58.82%) Load Balancing
3 20 (58.82%) Clustering
3 20 (58.82%) Perl
3 20 (58.82%) VB.NET
3 20 (58.82%) .NET
3 20 (58.82%) SMTP
3 20 (58.82%) Symantec
3 20 (58.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 18 (52.94%) IIS
4 18 (52.94%) Migration
4 18 (52.94%) IronPort
4 18 (52.94%) PowerShell
5 17 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 12 (35.29%) Finance
7 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
7 7 (20.59%) EMC
8 5 (14.71%) VMware
8 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
8 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (61.76%) MS Exchange
1 21 (61.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 21 (61.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 18 (52.94%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) SAN
2 21 (61.76%) TCP/IP
2 21 (61.76%) DNS
3 20 (58.82%) SMTP
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) DHCP
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Storage Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Server Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) VMWare Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Email Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) Solaris
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) ITIL
2 20 (58.82%) Load Balancing
3 18 (52.94%) Migration
4 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
5 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
5 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Perl
1 20 (58.82%) VB.NET
2 18 (52.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (58.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Symantec
2 18 (52.94%) IronPort
3 7 (20.59%) EMC
4 5 (14.71%) NetApp
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 5 (14.71%) IBM
4 5 (14.71%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) McAfee
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Microsoft Certs / Car Allowance
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on Exp + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Package
Posted: 7 days ago