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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank - 125 112
Permanent jobs citing NAS 0 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.23% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.40% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Median salary - £33,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
182 286 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.31% 16.40% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 139 203 223
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Business Continuity
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) IIS
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
4 4 (57.14%) Brocade
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) QNAP
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Foundry
4 4 (57.14%) Zoho
4 4 (57.14%) Office 365
5 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
5 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (42.86%) Symantec
5 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) VPN

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 4 (57.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Software Licensing
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (28.57%) WSUS
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Brocade
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Foundry
2 4 (57.14%) QNAP
2 4 (57.14%) Zoho
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec