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

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 62 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing NAS 6 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.21% 2.04% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.17% 18.03% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +14.45%
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
59 61 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.90% 11.34% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 45 48 50
Average salary £31,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.54% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £16,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 November 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
Burnley - 2 £40,000 -
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Office 365
3 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (72.73%) MCSE
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
4 6 (54.55%) DECT
4 6 (54.55%) VoIP
4 6 (54.55%) DHCP
4 6 (54.55%) Ethernet
4 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) SLA
4 6 (54.55%) Internet
4 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
4 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (54.55%) MS Office
4 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (54.55%) Service Desk Management
4 6 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (54.55%) Software Deployment
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Vista
4 6 (54.55%) Resource Management
4 6 (54.55%) Life Science

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DECT
1 6 (54.55%) VoIP
1 6 (54.55%) DHCP
1 6 (54.55%) Ethernet
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
1 6 (54.55%) Internet
1 6 (54.55%) iSCSI
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (36.36%) Support Manager
1 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Support
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Support
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Hardware Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Life Science
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Vista
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
1 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (54.55%) Resource Management
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Management
1 6 (54.55%) Software Deployment
1 6 (54.55%) Service Desk Management
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) MCSA
3 2 (18.18%) MCTS
3 2 (18.18%) MCITP
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) VMware