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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 161 164 179
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs citing NAS 35 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.84% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.65% 3.88% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 15
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,200 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.76%
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
619 515 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.90% 13.50% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 517 420 542
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £55,000
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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Stockport - 5 £40,000 -
Rochdale - 4 £52,000 -
Salford - 1 £48,500 -
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 75 (97.40%) SAN
2 63 (81.82%) VMware
3 53 (68.83%) Active Directory
3 53 (68.83%) Citrix
3 53 (68.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (62.34%) Windows
5 44 (57.14%) Hyper-V
5 44 (57.14%) XenApp
6 39 (50.65%) MS Exchange
7 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
7 38 (49.35%) XenDesktop
8 35 (45.45%) NetScaler
9 34 (44.16%) Citrix Certification
10 32 (41.56%) vSphere
11 31 (40.26%) CCA
12 27 (35.06%) Cisco
13 23 (29.87%) MS Excel
14 22 (28.57%) DNS
14 22 (28.57%) NetApp
15 21 (27.27%) IIS
16 19 (24.68%) ITIL
17 18 (23.38%) MCSE
17 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
19 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
20 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
20 15 (19.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 15 (19.48%) MCITP
21 14 (18.18%) Firewall
21 14 (18.18%) XenServer

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 39 (50.65%) MS Exchange
2 21 (27.27%) IIS
3 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
4 12 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.60%) Apache
7 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (29.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) IaaS
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.60%) Office 365
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 75 (97.40%) SAN
2 35 (45.45%) NetScaler
3 22 (28.57%) DNS
4 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
5 14 (18.18%) Firewall
6 13 (16.88%) DHCP
7 12 (15.58%) WAN
8 9 (11.69%) SMTP
8 9 (11.69%) Internet
8 9 (11.69%) iSCSI
9 8 (10.39%) Unified Communications
10 7 (9.09%) LAN
11 6 (7.79%) SNMP
11 6 (7.79%) IPsec
12 5 (6.49%) VPN
13 4 (5.19%) Network Security
14 3 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
15 1 (1.30%) VLAN
15 1 (1.30%) ADSL
15 1 (1.30%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.90%) MySQL
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Citrix Support
4 8 (10.39%) Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Architect
8 3 (3.90%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Email Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Messaging Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Exchange Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Clustering
2 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (62.34%) Windows
2 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) Debian
5 2 (2.60%) AIX
5 2 (2.60%) Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) ITIL
2 12 (15.58%) Load Balancing
3 9 (11.69%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
3 9 (11.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (9.09%) Migration
5 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (6.49%) Change Management
7 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.19%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.19%) Change Control
8 3 (3.90%) Coaching
8 3 (3.90%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (3.90%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.90%) Quality Management
8 3 (3.90%) Information Assurance
9 2 (2.60%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) Perl
1 9 (11.69%) VB.NET
2 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.49%) SQL
4 1 (1.30%) C#
4 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (44.16%) Citrix Certification
2 31 (40.26%) CCA
3 18 (23.38%) MCSE
3 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (19.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (19.48%) MCITP
5 11 (14.29%) CCNA
5 11 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (12.99%) VCAP
7 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 9 (11.69%) Degree
8 8 (10.39%) MCSA
9 2 (2.60%) NCDA
10 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (68.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 53 (68.83%) Active Directory
2 44 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 44 (57.14%) XenApp
3 38 (49.35%) XenDesktop
4 32 (41.56%) vSphere
5 14 (18.18%) XenServer
6 7 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (9.09%) VMware ESX
7 6 (7.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (10.39%) SCOM
3 6 (7.79%) OpenNMS
3 6 (7.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (6.49%) SCCM
5 3 (3.90%) XenMobile
6 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (81.82%) VMware
2 53 (68.83%) Citrix
3 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
4 27 (35.06%) Cisco
5 22 (28.57%) NetApp
6 10 (12.99%) Symantec
7 9 (11.69%) Dell
8 8 (10.39%) Oracle
9 6 (7.79%) Acronis
9 6 (7.79%) IronPort
9 6 (7.79%) Veeam
10 4 (5.19%) McAfee
10 4 (5.19%) HP
11 2 (2.60%) IBM
11 2 (2.60%) EMC
12 1 (1.30%) Nortel
12 1 (1.30%) Juniper
12 1 (1.30%) Wyse
12 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
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