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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 162 159 184
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Permanent jobs citing NAS 18 32 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.80% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.59% 5.75% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 5
Average salary £52,750 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.46% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,950 £25,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
501 557 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.98% 13.92% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 422 491 505
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
Rochdale -1 4 £59,000 +136.00%
Altrincham - 2 £38,500 - 1
Stockport - 2 £30,000 - 1
Bolton - 1 £42,500 -
Wigan - 1 £42,500 -
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) SAN
2 27 (79.41%) VMware
3 21 (61.76%) Windows
4 20 (58.82%) ITIL
4 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 14 (41.18%) DNS
6 14 (41.18%) Linux
7 13 (38.24%) Citrix
8 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 12 (35.29%) IIS
9 11 (32.35%) Firewall
9 11 (32.35%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
10 10 (29.41%) Cisco
11 9 (26.47%) UNIX
12 8 (23.53%) SQL
12 8 (23.53%) NetApp
12 8 (23.53%) Migration
13 7 (20.59%) VMware ESX
13 7 (20.59%) Finance
13 7 (20.59%) Replication
13 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
13 7 (20.59%) Web Services
13 7 (20.59%) DHCP
13 7 (20.59%) XenDesktop
13 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 12 (35.29%) IIS
2 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon S3
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon EMR
1 6 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) SAN
2 14 (41.18%) DNS
3 11 (32.35%) Firewall
4 7 (20.59%) DHCP
5 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
5 6 (17.65%) DMZ
5 6 (17.65%) Internet
6 4 (11.76%) VLAN
6 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.82%) VPN
7 3 (8.82%) LAN
7 3 (8.82%) WAN
7 3 (8.82%) Wireless
8 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.88%) OpenVPN
8 2 (5.88%) LDAP
9 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.94%) Network Security
9 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (17.65%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (8.82%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.88%) Big Data
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Consultant
1 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
1 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (14.71%) Technical Support
2 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) DBA
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) SQL DBA
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Operations Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Replication
2 6 (17.65%) Clustering
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (5.88%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Derivative
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (41.18%) Linux
4 9 (26.47%) UNIX
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.82%) Debian
7 3 (8.82%) CentOS
8 2 (5.88%) AIX
8 2 (5.88%) Solaris
8 2 (5.88%) FreeNAS
9 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
3 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
4 6 (17.65%) Service Management
4 6 (17.65%) Identity Management
4 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
4 6 (17.65%) MapReduce
5 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
5 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
5 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.76%) Release Management
7 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Information Security
8 2 (5.88%) Data Security
8 2 (5.88%) ITSM
8 2 (5.88%) Patch Management
8 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.76%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) CCA
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) NCDA
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.88%) MCSA
4 2 (5.88%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
1 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (32.35%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (20.59%) VMware ESX
3 7 (20.59%) XenDesktop
4 6 (17.65%) vSphere
5 5 (14.71%) XenApp
6 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Nagios
2 2 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) VMware
2 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) Citrix
4 10 (29.41%) Cisco
5 8 (23.53%) NetApp
6 4 (11.76%) HP
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle
6 4 (11.76%) EMC
7 3 (8.82%) Meraki
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.88%) webMethods
8 2 (5.88%) AppSense
8 2 (5.88%) Brocade
8 2 (5.88%) Sun
8 2 (5.88%) Dell
8 2 (5.88%) Nokia
8 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.88%) New Relic
9 1 (2.94%) Veeam
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