Period
to 17 September 2019

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 6 months to 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 167 169
Rank change year-on-year +43 +2 -27
Permanent jobs citing NAS 12 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.64% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.07% 0.66% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Cheshire median annual salary £28,250 - -
North West median annual salary £32,875 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year -17.81% -0.62% +0.63%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 295 456 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.68% 16.41% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 225 359 391
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,700 £23,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £66,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,198 £39,000
% change year-on-year +0.72% +8.20% -

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 10 £28,250 - 1
Northwich - 1 £33,750 -
NAS
North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, IT jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 11 (91.67%) Office 365
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (83.33%) HP
3 10 (83.33%) DHCP
3 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 10 (83.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (58.33%) Azure
4 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) VoIP
5 5 (41.67%) WLAN
5 5 (41.67%) CRM
5 5 (41.67%) ERP
5 5 (41.67%) DNA
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Replication
5 5 (41.67%) Document Management
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (33.33%) MCITP
6 4 (33.33%) Wiki
6 4 (33.33%) WSUS
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) MCP

NAS
Co-occurring 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (91.67%) Office 365
2 7 (58.33%) Azure
3 1 (8.33%) AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 10 (83.33%) DHCP
2 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 5 (41.67%) WLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) IT Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Support
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Support
4 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
2 4 (33.33%) Wiki
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) CRM
1 5 (41.67%) DNA
1 5 (41.67%) Document Management
1 5 (41.67%) ERP
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Proactive Maintenance
2 4 (33.33%) Server Management
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCITP
1 4 (33.33%) MCP
1 4 (33.33%) MCSA
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Verint