The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 49
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing NAS 6 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.12% - 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Median salary £42,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.52% +13.33%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 114 105 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 21.27% 22.44% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 75 92 39
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

NAS
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for NAS in Merseyside

NAS
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 6 £42,500 -
NAS
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for NAS.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) VB
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) SCDPM
4 6 (54.55%) SCCM
4 6 (54.55%) SCOM
4 6 (54.55%) SCVMM
4 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
5 5 (45.45%) Network Security
5 5 (45.45%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (36.36%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) MCSA
7 3 (27.27%) VoIP
7 3 (27.27%) MCSE
7 3 (27.27%) VPN
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) EMC
7 3 (27.27%) Project Management

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) Skype
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Administrator
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Support Team Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Support
2 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Server Patching
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
1 6 (54.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) MCSA
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
1 6 (54.55%) SCDPM
1 6 (54.55%) SCOM
1 6 (54.55%) SCVMM
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) EMC
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Meraki
3 2 (18.18%) VMware