The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 35 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NAS 19 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.00% - 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.09% - 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 3
Average salary £50,000 - £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
NAS
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 66 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 18.11% 13.75% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 71 53 72
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +30.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,600 £55,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

NAS
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

NAS Salary Trend in Liverpool

NAS
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Liverpool

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 40 (100.00%) SAN
2 38 (95.00%) ITIL
3 24 (60.00%) Cisco
4 23 (57.50%) CLARiiON
4 23 (57.50%) EMC Centera
4 23 (57.50%) Symmetrix DMX
4 23 (57.50%) NetApp
4 23 (57.50%) Firmware
4 23 (57.50%) EMC
4 23 (57.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (55.00%) Asset Management
6 18 (45.00%) Degree
7 16 (40.00%) Computer Science
8 15 (37.50%) Replication
9 14 (35.00%) Service Management
9 14 (35.00%) SLA
9 14 (35.00%) Problem Management
10 8 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (20.00%) Change Control
10 8 (20.00%) IBM
11 7 (17.50%) Publishing
12 6 (15.00%) ITSM
12 6 (15.00%) Finance
12 6 (15.00%) Advertising
13 3 (7.50%) Lync
13 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
13 3 (7.50%) XenApp
13 3 (7.50%) VMware
13 3 (7.50%) Citrix
13 3 (7.50%) Active Directory

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (7.50%) Lync
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) VoIP
General
1 7 (17.50%) Publishing
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Technical Specialist
1 24 (60.00%) Storage Specialist
2 14 (35.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Storage Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Technical Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Support Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 23 (57.50%) CLARiiON
1 23 (57.50%) EMC Centera
1 23 (57.50%) Symmetrix DMX
1 23 (57.50%) Firmware
2 16 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 15 (37.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) ITIL
2 23 (57.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (55.00%) Asset Management
4 14 (35.00%) Service Management
4 14 (35.00%) Problem Management
5 8 (20.00%) Change Control
6 6 (15.00%) ITSM
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.00%) MCSE
3 2 (5.00%) MCSA
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) MCTS
3 2 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.50%) XenApp
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco
2 23 (57.50%) NetApp
2 23 (57.50%) EMC
3 8 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Mitel
6 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.50%) HP