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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 52 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing NAS 5 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.10% 3.00% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 15.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 0
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.49%
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
48 115 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.55% 19.13% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 91 62
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -2 4 £38,500 -23.00%
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (78.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) MS Office
5 6 (42.86%) SAP
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) UNIX
5 6 (42.86%) DB2
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) NetWeaver
5 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (42.86%) CRM
5 6 (42.86%) Migration
5 6 (42.86%) Business Continuity
5 6 (42.86%) SAP Basis
5 6 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (35.71%) Change Control
6 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
6 5 (35.71%) Symmetrix DMX
6 5 (35.71%) Publishing
6 5 (35.71%) CLARiiON
6 5 (35.71%) EMC Centera
6 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
6 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
6 5 (35.71%) MS Project
6 5 (35.71%) Firmware
6 5 (35.71%) Project Management
6 5 (35.71%) SLA

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) NetWeaver
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Project
2 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (35.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Storage Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Manager
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
1 5 (35.71%) CLARiiON
1 5 (35.71%) EMC Centera
1 5 (35.71%) Symmetrix DMX
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) CRM
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (35.71%) Change Control
3 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
3 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
1 6 (42.86%) SAP
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) EMC
2 5 (35.71%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP