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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 62 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NAS 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.38% - 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% - 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,750 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-1.84% -10.43%
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
80 54 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.24% 11.27% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 49 57
Average salary £36,500 £32,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 13 February 2016. 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 - 1 - -
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Cacti
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Presales
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) COM
1 1 (25.00%) Gearman
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V2
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cacti
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp