The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 - 60 46
Permanent jobs citing NAS 0 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.00% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.26% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 14
Average salary - £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 54 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.57% 10.84% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 63 49 97
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £11,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Data Security
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Software Licensing
2 4 (80.00%) MCTS
2 4 (80.00%) MCITP
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Support Manager
2 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Support Manager
2 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Security
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCP
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) MCTS
1 4 (80.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp