The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank - 73 70
Permanent jobs citing NAS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.37% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.35%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-14.36% +10.58%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 73 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.18% 12.59% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 68
Average salary £32,000 £34,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

NAS
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

NAS Salary Trend in Merseyside

NAS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) CLARiiON
1 3 (100.00%) EMC Centera
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Symmetrix DMX

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (100.00%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) CLARiiON
1 3 (100.00%) EMC Centera
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Symmetrix DMX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp