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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank - 68 70
Permanent jobs citing NAS 0 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.94% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.06% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 5
Average salary - £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +7.05%
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
58 85 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.74% 13.36% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 47 66 75
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (62.50%) EMC
4 5 (62.50%) NetApp
4 5 (62.50%) SLA
4 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
4 5 (62.50%) Replication
4 5 (62.50%) CLARiiON
4 5 (62.50%) EMC Centera
4 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (62.50%) Symmetrix DMX
4 5 (62.50%) Firmware
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Lync
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (37.50%) Lync
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Specialist
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 5 (62.50%) Storage Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Replication
1 5 (62.50%) CLARiiON
1 5 (62.50%) EMC Centera
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 5 (62.50%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCTS
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Firmware
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
2 5 (62.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Mitel
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
Merseyside
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Salary: Unspecified salary dependent on experience
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