The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 64 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing NAS 5 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.84% 1.87% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.47% 14.61% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £20,000 £23,700 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.61% -3.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,250 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -14.36%
NAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 89 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.95% 12.79% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 50 54 52
Average salary £30,875 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,050 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

NAS
Salary Trend in the North East

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

NAS Salary Trend in the North East

NAS
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 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
Tyne and Wear -3 5 £20,000 -14.52%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East 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 7 (87.50%) IIS
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) MS Office
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Internet
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) MCSA
3 5 (62.50%) MCDBA
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) Clustering
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (62.50%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) vSphere
3 5 (62.50%) DBS Check
3 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East 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 7 (87.50%) IIS
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (62.50%) Office Communications Server
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 5 (62.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Server Support
4 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall Support
5 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Network Support
5 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) DBS Check
1 5 (62.50%) MCDBA
1 5 (62.50%) MCSA
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware