The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 176 178 161
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs citing NAS 14 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.35% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.45% 2.52% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 12
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £30,750 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £51,000 £48,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
572 674 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.32% 16.39% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 448 541 559
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
NAS
North West

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 3 £40,000 -
Cheadle -6 1 £23,000 -54.90%
Bolton - 1 £52,500 -
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (60.00%) SAN
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (50.00%) Cisco
3 15 (50.00%) ITIL
3 15 (50.00%) Finance
4 13 (43.33%) EMC
5 12 (40.00%) IBM
5 12 (40.00%) NetApp
5 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 12 (40.00%) Windows
5 12 (40.00%) EMC Centera
5 12 (40.00%) VMware
5 12 (40.00%) Celerra
5 12 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (33.33%) Replication
7 10 (33.33%) Project Management
8 9 (30.00%) MCSA
8 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 8 (26.67%) LAN
9 8 (26.67%) WAN
9 8 (26.67%) MCSE
9 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
9 8 (26.67%) IIS
9 8 (26.67%) Financial Institution
9 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (23.33%) .NET
11 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (26.67%) IIS
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.33%) Lync
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) SAN
2 8 (26.67%) LAN
2 8 (26.67%) WAN
3 6 (20.00%) Internet
4 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.00%) DNS
5 3 (10.00%) SMTP
6 2 (6.67%) SNMP
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security
6 2 (6.67%) Firewall
6 2 (6.67%) IPsec
6 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.33%) MPLS
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (3.33%) VLAN
7 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 7
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Financial Institution
3 6 (20.00%) Advertising
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Backup Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Platform Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.33%) IT Support
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) J2EE
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) EMC Centera
1 12 (40.00%) Celerra
1 12 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (33.33%) Replication
3 4 (13.33%) Clustering
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.33%) FMCG
5 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX
5 2 (6.67%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) HPUX
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
6 1 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 6 (20.00%) Time Management
4 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Perl
2 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) MCSA
3 8 (26.67%) MCSE
4 6 (20.00%) SNIA Certification
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.33%) CCEE
6 1 (3.33%) CCAA
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) EMC Certification
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) vSphere
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.67%) XenServer
4 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.67%) Postfix
4 2 (6.67%) vCloud
5 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 2 (6.67%) OpenNMS
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) Cisco
3 13 (43.33%) EMC
4 12 (40.00%) IBM
4 12 (40.00%) NetApp
4 12 (40.00%) VMware
5 5 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (10.00%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (6.67%) SAP
7 2 (6.67%) Dell
7 2 (6.67%) IronPort
7 2 (6.67%) Veeam
7 2 (6.67%) Acronis
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.33%) McAfee
8 1 (3.33%) Lotus
8 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) HP
8 1 (3.33%) Intel
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