The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 147 167 174
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Permanent jobs citing NAS 44 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.09% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.83% 1.87% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 9 12
Average salary £33,500 £72,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.79% +163.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,050 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
NAS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
562 535 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.94% 14.12% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 480 459 466
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NAS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

NAS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

NAS Salary Trend in Manchester

NAS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Manchester

NAS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
(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
Rochdale - 4 £52,000 - 1
Salford - 3 £48,500 - 1
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 58 (95.08%) SAN
2 55 (90.16%) VMware
3 47 (77.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (72.13%) Windows
5 36 (59.02%) Citrix
5 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
6 35 (57.38%) Active Directory
7 32 (52.46%) vSphere
8 29 (47.54%) XenApp
8 29 (47.54%) Hyper-V
9 28 (45.90%) MS Exchange
10 27 (44.26%) XenDesktop
11 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
12 23 (37.70%) SharePoint
13 22 (36.07%) Cisco
13 22 (36.07%) CCA
13 22 (36.07%) Citrix Certification
13 22 (36.07%) NetScaler
14 20 (32.79%) IIS
15 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (24.59%) NetApp
17 14 (22.95%) Internet
17 14 (22.95%) ITIL
18 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
18 13 (21.31%) SCCM
18 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
19 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
19 12 (19.67%) Clustering
19 12 (19.67%) CCNA

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 28 (45.90%) MS Exchange
2 23 (37.70%) SharePoint
3 20 (32.79%) IIS
4 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (8.20%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.28%) Apache
9 1 (1.64%) Lync
9 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.84%) Office 365
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 58 (95.08%) SAN
2 22 (36.07%) NetScaler
3 14 (22.95%) Internet
4 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
5 11 (18.03%) DNS
6 10 (16.39%) WAN
6 10 (16.39%) iSCSI
7 8 (13.11%) DHCP
8 7 (11.48%) SNMP
8 7 (11.48%) IPsec
8 7 (11.48%) Firewall
9 6 (9.84%) LAN
10 5 (8.20%) VPN
10 5 (8.20%) Network Security
11 3 (4.92%) Unified Communications
11 3 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (4.92%) SMTP
12 2 (3.28%) VLAN
12 2 (3.28%) MPLS
13 1 (1.64%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.92%) MySQL
5 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Advertising
2 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Citrix Support
6 5 (8.20%) IT Support
6 5 (8.20%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Architect
8 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Web Services
2 4 (6.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Clustering
2 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Replication
4 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.64%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 44 (72.13%) Windows
2 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) Debian
5 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.28%) AIX
5 2 (3.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 10 (16.39%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (14.75%) Mentoring
3 9 (14.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (14.75%) Change Management
4 8 (13.11%) Problem Management
4 8 (13.11%) Change Control
5 7 (11.48%) Coaching
6 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity
9 3 (4.92%) Software Asset Management
9 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (4.92%) Information Assurance
9 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.92%) Quality Management
9 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.28%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) Perl
2 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.64%) C#
3 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) CCA
1 22 (36.07%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (19.67%) CCNA
3 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (19.67%) MCSE
4 11 (18.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (16.39%) MCITP
5 10 (16.39%) VCAP
6 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 9 (14.75%) Degree
7 2 (3.28%) NCDA
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) MCSA
8 1 (1.64%) SNIA Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (77.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (57.38%) Active Directory
3 32 (52.46%) vSphere
4 29 (47.54%) XenApp
4 29 (47.54%) Hyper-V
5 27 (44.26%) XenDesktop
6 8 (13.11%) VMware ESX
7 7 (11.48%) vCloud
8 6 (9.84%) XenServer
9 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) SCCM
2 9 (14.75%) SCOM
3 7 (11.48%) OpenNMS
4 6 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (9.84%) Puppet
5 3 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 55 (90.16%) VMware
2 36 (59.02%) Citrix
2 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
3 22 (36.07%) Cisco
4 15 (24.59%) NetApp
5 8 (13.11%) Dell
6 7 (11.48%) Acronis
6 7 (11.48%) Veeam
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle
7 4 (6.56%) Symantec
7 4 (6.56%) McAfee
8 3 (4.92%) HP
9 2 (3.28%) EMC
9 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.64%) Juniper
10 1 (1.64%) IBM
10 1 (1.64%) Wyse
Manchester, North West, Cheshire, Lancashire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum +6k bonus + car or allowance + benef
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago