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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 168 170 184
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing NAS 14 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% 2.61% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 14
Average salary £39,250 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.36% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £25,000 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £51,450 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
584 575 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.48% 14.57% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 467 451 526
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -7 2 £54,000 +66.15% 1
Salford - 2 £33,000 -
Oldham - 2 £30,000 -
Bolton +4 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Wigan - 1 £42,500 -
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 32 (94.12%) VMware
3 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
4 23 (67.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
6 21 (61.76%) Windows
7 20 (58.82%) Cisco
7 20 (58.82%) Firewall
8 19 (55.88%) Citrix
8 19 (55.88%) MS Exchange
9 18 (52.94%) NetApp
9 18 (52.94%) XenDesktop
10 17 (50.00%) ITIL
11 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
11 15 (44.12%) vSphere
12 14 (41.18%) IIS
13 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
13 13 (38.24%) HP
14 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (35.29%) Hyper-V
14 12 (35.29%) Clustering
15 11 (32.35%) XenApp
16 10 (29.41%) Meraki
16 10 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
16 10 (29.41%) Service Management
16 10 (29.41%) Wireless
16 10 (29.41%) Linux
16 10 (29.41%) VPN
16 10 (29.41%) Business Continuity
17 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 19 (55.88%) MS Exchange
2 14 (41.18%) IIS
3 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) SAN
2 20 (58.82%) Firewall
3 10 (29.41%) Wireless
3 10 (29.41%) VPN
4 8 (23.53%) DNS
5 5 (14.71%) DHCP
5 5 (14.71%) NetScaler
6 3 (8.82%) LAN
6 3 (8.82%) WAN
6 3 (8.82%) VLAN
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.88%) DMZ
7 2 (5.88%) Internet
7 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.88%) LDAP
7 2 (5.88%) OpenVPN
8 1 (2.94%) SNMP
8 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.94%) SMTP
8 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Support Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (32.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Technical Support
4 9 (26.47%) Technical Support Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Consultant
5 7 (20.59%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (20.59%) Support Consultant
5 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (20.59%) Technical Support Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Administrator
6 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (11.76%) Server Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Architect
8 2 (5.88%) IT Technician
8 2 (5.88%) Senior IT Technician
8 2 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Derivative
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (29.41%) Linux
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.76%) Debian
6 4 (11.76%) CentOS
7 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
7 3 (8.82%) FreeNAS
7 3 (8.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Business Continuity
2 10 (29.41%) Service Management
2 10 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Release Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.88%) MapReduce
6 1 (2.94%) Network Management
6 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
1 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (20.59%) CCA
2 7 (20.59%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (17.65%) MCSE
4 4 (11.76%) MCSA
4 4 (11.76%) MCITP
5 3 (8.82%) Degree
5 3 (8.82%) NCDA
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 18 (52.94%) XenDesktop
4 15 (44.12%) vSphere
5 12 (35.29%) Hyper-V
6 11 (32.35%) XenApp
7 8 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (11.76%) XenServer
9 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Nagios
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) VMware
2 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
3 20 (58.82%) Cisco
4 19 (55.88%) Citrix
5 18 (52.94%) NetApp
6 13 (38.24%) HP
7 10 (29.41%) Meraki
8 4 (11.76%) Symantec
9 3 (8.82%) New Relic
10 2 (5.88%) Oracle
10 2 (5.88%) Brocade
11 1 (2.94%) IronPort
11 1 (2.94%) Veeam
11 1 (2.94%) Riverbed
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago