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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 48 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing NAS 7 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.79% 0.66% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 4.35% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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
70 69 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.86% 15.13% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 62 48 62
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,500 £65,000
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 2 October 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Liverpool

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 30 (100.00%) SAN
2 28 (93.33%) ITIL
3 19 (63.33%) Cisco
4 18 (60.00%) NetApp
4 18 (60.00%) Firmware
4 18 (60.00%) EMC
4 18 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (60.00%) CLARiiON
4 18 (60.00%) EMC Centera
4 18 (60.00%) Symmetrix DMX
5 17 (56.67%) Asset Management
6 13 (43.33%) Degree
7 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
7 11 (36.67%) Replication
8 10 (33.33%) SLA
9 9 (30.00%) Problem Management
9 9 (30.00%) Service Management
10 7 (23.33%) Publishing
10 7 (23.33%) Change Control
11 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (16.67%) IBM
12 4 (13.33%) ITSM
12 4 (13.33%) Finance
12 4 (13.33%) Advertising
13 3 (10.00%) Lync
13 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
13 3 (10.00%) XenApp
13 3 (10.00%) VMware
13 3 (10.00%) Citrix
13 3 (10.00%) Active Directory

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (10.00%) Lync
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
General
1 7 (23.33%) Publishing
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Technical Specialist
1 16 (53.33%) Storage Specialist
2 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 8 (26.67%) Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Storage Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Support Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Services Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) CLARiiON
1 18 (60.00%) EMC Centera
1 18 (60.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 11 (36.67%) Replication
2 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) ITIL
2 18 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (56.67%) Asset Management
4 9 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 9 (30.00%) Service Management
5 7 (23.33%) Change Control
6 4 (13.33%) ITSM
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCTS
3 2 (6.67%) MCITP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Firmware
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) NetApp
2 18 (60.00%) EMC
3 5 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Mitel
6 1 (3.33%) Fortinet