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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 160 171 168
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing NAS 24 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.62% 0.34% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.82% 2.50% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 21
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £40,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £52,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
628 561 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.26% 13.77% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 492 439 567
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
(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
Oldham - 2 £30,000 -
Salford - 2 £33,000 - 1
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 51 (100.00%) SAN
2 43 (84.31%) VMware
3 35 (68.63%) Active Directory
3 35 (68.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 33 (64.71%) Citrix
5 31 (60.78%) MS Exchange
6 30 (58.82%) Windows
7 29 (56.86%) Cisco
8 26 (50.98%) MS Excel
8 26 (50.98%) XenDesktop
9 25 (49.02%) NetApp
10 24 (47.06%) Hyper-V
11 23 (45.10%) Firewall
12 22 (43.14%) XenApp
12 22 (43.14%) vSphere
13 19 (37.25%) ITIL
14 15 (29.41%) IIS
14 15 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
14 15 (29.41%) Clustering
15 14 (27.45%) DNS
15 14 (27.45%) HP
15 14 (27.45%) NetScaler
16 13 (25.49%) CCA
16 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
18 10 (19.61%) Linux
18 10 (19.61%) MCSE
18 10 (19.61%) DHCP
18 10 (19.61%) VPN

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 31 (60.78%) MS Exchange
2 15 (29.41%) IIS
3 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (50.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (100.00%) SAN
2 23 (45.10%) Firewall
3 14 (27.45%) DNS
3 14 (27.45%) NetScaler
4 10 (19.61%) Wireless
4 10 (19.61%) DHCP
4 10 (19.61%) VPN
5 7 (13.73%) WAN
6 6 (11.76%) LAN
6 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 5 (9.80%) Unified Communications
8 4 (7.84%) SMTP
9 3 (5.88%) SNMP
9 3 (5.88%) VLAN
10 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.92%) OpenVPN
10 2 (3.92%) Internet
10 2 (3.92%) LDAP
10 2 (3.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Consultant
2 13 (25.49%) Support Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (21.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (19.61%) Technical Support
4 10 (19.61%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Technical Support Engineer
6 8 (15.69%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (13.73%) Support Consultant
7 7 (13.73%) Technical Support Consultant
7 7 (13.73%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 5 (9.80%) Citrix Support
8 5 (9.80%) Server Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Administrator
9 4 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.88%) Architect
10 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) RESTful
3 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Windows
2 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (19.61%) Linux
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.84%) UNIX
5 4 (7.84%) Debian
5 4 (7.84%) CentOS
6 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.88%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) ITIL
2 10 (19.61%) Service Management
2 10 (19.61%) Business Continuity
2 10 (19.61%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (15.69%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
4 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.92%) Release Management
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.96%) Network Management
6 1 (1.96%) Project Governance
6 1 (1.96%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.96%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.80%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) Perl
3 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (25.49%) CCA
3 10 (19.61%) MCSE
3 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (15.69%) MCSA
4 8 (15.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (9.80%) MCITP
6 3 (5.88%) Degree
6 3 (5.88%) NCDA
7 2 (3.92%) MCP
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (68.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 35 (68.63%) Active Directory
2 26 (50.98%) XenDesktop
3 24 (47.06%) Hyper-V
4 22 (43.14%) XenApp
4 22 (43.14%) vSphere
5 8 (15.69%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (15.69%) XenServer
6 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.92%) vCloud
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (7.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (5.88%) Nagios
2 3 (5.88%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) SCOM
3 2 (3.92%) OpenNMS
3 2 (3.92%) XenMobile
3 2 (3.92%) vMotion
Vendors
1 43 (84.31%) VMware
2 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 33 (64.71%) Citrix
3 29 (56.86%) Cisco
4 25 (49.02%) NetApp
5 14 (27.45%) HP
6 10 (19.61%) Meraki
7 7 (13.73%) Symantec
8 5 (9.80%) Oracle
9 4 (7.84%) IronPort
10 3 (5.88%) Veeam
10 3 (5.88%) Dell
10 3 (5.88%) New Relic
11 2 (3.92%) Acronis
11 2 (3.92%) Brocade
12 1 (1.96%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.96%) EMC
12 1 (1.96%) Nortel
12 1 (1.96%) IBM
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