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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 67 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing NAS 14 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.84% 0.16% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.84% 1.30% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
Average salary £23,400 £24,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% +4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,380 £24,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £24,500 £32,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +7.05%
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
109 77 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.34% 12.46% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 74 52 74
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,750 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
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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 -4 13 £23,400 -4.48%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) SAN
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) MS Exchange
3 9 (60.00%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) VBScript
4 8 (53.33%) MCSE
4 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) EMC
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (53.33%) NetApp
4 8 (53.33%) Blackberry
4 8 (53.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (53.33%) Replication
4 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
4 8 (53.33%) Lync
5 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 6 (40.00%) MCP
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) MCSA
6 6 (40.00%) NFS
6 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) UNIX
7 5 (33.33%) DHCP
7 5 (33.33%) SLA
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (33.33%) Symantec
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (53.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (53.33%) Lync
2 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) SAN
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) DNS
4 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.67%) PuTTY
6 1 (6.67%) HTTP
6 1 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) SSH
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) French Language
1 4 (26.67%) German Language
1 4 (26.67%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) COM
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) Memcached
1 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Blackberry
1 8 (53.33%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) PACS
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (6.67%) High Availability
2 1 (6.67%) DevOps
2 1 (6.67%) Data Security
2 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) VBScript
1 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) MCSE
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) MCSA
2 6 (40.00%) MCP
3 4 (26.67%) MCTS
3 4 (26.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) HL7
2 1 (6.67%) DICOM
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) NFS
3 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (6.67%) logstash
1 1 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) EMC
1 8 (53.33%) NetApp
2 5 (33.33%) Symantec
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat