The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 44 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NAS 23 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.60% - 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% - 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 4
Average salary £52,500 - £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
115 89 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.00% 14.19% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 92 71 105
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
NAS
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Merseyside

NAS
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Liverpool - 23 £52,500 -
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 40 (100.00%) SAN
2 38 (95.00%) ITIL
3 23 (57.50%) Cisco
4 22 (55.00%) CLARiiON
4 22 (55.00%) EMC Centera
4 22 (55.00%) Symmetrix DMX
4 22 (55.00%) NetApp
4 22 (55.00%) Firmware
4 22 (55.00%) EMC
4 22 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (52.50%) Asset Management
6 17 (42.50%) Degree
7 15 (37.50%) Computer Science
7 15 (37.50%) Problem Management
7 15 (37.50%) Service Management
8 14 (35.00%) Replication
9 13 (32.50%) SLA
10 9 (22.50%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (22.50%) IBM
11 8 (20.00%) Change Control
12 7 (17.50%) Publishing
13 6 (15.00%) ITSM
13 6 (15.00%) Finance
13 6 (15.00%) Advertising
14 3 (7.50%) Lync
14 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
14 3 (7.50%) XenApp
14 3 (7.50%) VMware
14 3 (7.50%) Citrix
14 3 (7.50%) Active Directory

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

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 23 (57.50%) Technical Specialist
1 23 (57.50%) Storage Specialist
2 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Storage Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Technical Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Service Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.00%) Support Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 22 (55.00%) CLARiiON
1 22 (55.00%) EMC Centera
1 22 (55.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 22 (55.00%) Firmware
2 15 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 14 (35.00%) 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 22 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (52.50%) Asset Management
4 15 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 15 (37.50%) Service 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 17 (42.50%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) 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 13 (32.50%) 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 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) NetApp
2 22 (55.00%) EMC
3 9 (22.50%) 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