The first table below looks at the demand for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 59 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing NAS 4 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.84% 3.05% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 12.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 0
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.86%
Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 118 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.06% 23.98% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 44 108 54
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
NAS
North West

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NAS across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

NAS
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NAS across the Lancashire region.

NAS Salary Trend in Lancashire

NAS
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Blackburn - 2 £45,000 -
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware