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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 65 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing NAS 10 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.38% 1.79% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 10.61% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 5
Average salary £29,200 £24,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
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
90 132 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 12.45% 16.84% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 76 95 148
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,250 £41,405
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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

NAS Salary Histogram 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 22 May 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
Tyne and Wear -8 10 £29,200 +21.66%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) SAN
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
3 17 (70.83%) MS Exchange
4 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
5 11 (45.83%) Linux
5 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
6 10 (41.67%) DNS
6 10 (41.67%) SLA
6 10 (41.67%) UNIX
6 10 (41.67%) NetApp
6 10 (41.67%) Firewall
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 9 (37.50%) NFS
7 9 (37.50%) DHCP
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
7 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 8 (33.33%) Lync
8 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (33.33%) Italian Language
8 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (33.33%) MCSE
8 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 8 (33.33%) VBScript
8 8 (33.33%) EMC
8 8 (33.33%) Blackberry
8 8 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (70.83%) MS Exchange
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (33.33%) Lync
3 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
3 10 (41.67%) DNS
3 10 (41.67%) Firewall
4 9 (37.50%) DHCP
5 6 (25.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) SSH
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) PuTTY
6 1 (4.17%) HSRP
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.17%) MPLS
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) POP3
6 1 (4.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) VLDB
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (33.33%) Italian Language
2 7 (29.17%) French Language
2 7 (29.17%) German Language
3 2 (8.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.17%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Technical Support
2 7 (29.17%) Technical Support Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) Memcached
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 8 (33.33%) Replication
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) UNIX
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (16.67%) Web Development
2 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (4.17%) DevOps
3 1 (4.17%) High Availability
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.17%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 8 (33.33%) VBScript
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (33.33%) MCSE
3 6 (25.00%) MCP
3 6 (25.00%) MCSA
4 4 (16.67%) MCTS
4 4 (16.67%) MCITP
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 9 (37.50%) NFS
1 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) logstash
2 1 (4.17%) Kibana
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) NetApp
2 8 (33.33%) EMC
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) Symantec
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) Meraki
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Convergys
6 1 (4.17%) BT
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat