The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for NAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 95 103
Permanent jobs citing NAS 0 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.76% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.52% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 19
Median salary - £32,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -28.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year - -0.62%  

NAS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 157 221 345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.85% 16.88% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 119 160 237
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing NAS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Cheshire

NAS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NAS in Cheshire.

Salary trend for NAS in Cheshire

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) arcserve
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) arcserve
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) VMware