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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 112 112 131
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Permanent jobs citing NAS 15 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.79% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.02% 1.49% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 5
Average salary £49,250 £38,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.60% -30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £33,600 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,400 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
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
299 268 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.65% 16.47% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 232 200 288
Average salary £35,000 £44,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.90% +26.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £70,000
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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 - 9 £52,500 -
Runcorn - 2 £25,000 -
Warrington - 1 £37,500 -
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (88.24%) ITIL
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) SAN
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
3 10 (58.82%) DNS
4 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
4 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (41.18%) Clustering
6 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
6 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
6 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (41.18%) Symantec
6 7 (41.18%) McAfee
6 7 (41.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (41.18%) Change Management
6 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
6 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) IIS
6 7 (41.18%) Perl
6 7 (41.18%) VB.NET
6 7 (41.18%) .NET
6 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) SMTP
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 7

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
1 9 (52.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (41.18%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Lync
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) SAN
2 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
3 7 (41.18%) SMTP
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) VPN
7 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
6 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.76%) UNIX
7 2 (11.76%) Solaris
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (11.76%) Android
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
2 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
2 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Perl
1 7 (41.18%) VB.NET
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 7 (41.18%) Symantec
1 7 (41.18%) McAfee
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) EMC
2 5 (29.41%) Juniper
3 4 (23.53%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) Dell
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Apple
4 3 (17.65%) ProCurve
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Mitel
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet