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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 120 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing NAS 1 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.058% 0.78% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 5.02% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 2
Average salary £29,000 £49,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.11% +29.60%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.49%
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
304 299 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.62% 15.65% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 235 231 197
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 August 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
Macclesfield - 1 £29,000 -
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) MCSE
1 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (90.91%) SAN
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (90.91%) Hyper-V
1 10 (90.91%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
1 10 (90.91%) Exchange Server 2013
1 10 (90.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (81.82%) Mentoring
2 9 (81.82%) Mobile Device Management
2 9 (81.82%) Office 365
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 8
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
2 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 9 (81.82%) MCTS
2 9 (81.82%) MCITP
2 9 (81.82%) VLAN
2 9 (81.82%) VDSL
2 9 (81.82%) JNCIA
2 9 (81.82%) Change Management
2 9 (81.82%) Juniper
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 9 (81.82%) MCP
2 9 (81.82%) ADSL
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
1 10 (90.91%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (90.91%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 9 (81.82%) VDSL
2 9 (81.82%) VLAN
2 9 (81.82%) ADSL
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (81.82%) VPN
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) IT Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
1 9 (81.82%) Change Management
1 9 (81.82%) Mobile Device Management
1 9 (81.82%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (90.91%) MCSE
2 9 (81.82%) CCNA
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) MCP
2 9 (81.82%) JNCIA
2 9 (81.82%) MCTS
2 9 (81.82%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (90.91%) Hyper-V
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) IBM
2 9 (81.82%) HP
2 9 (81.82%) Dell
2 9 (81.82%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP