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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 162 175 172
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing NAS 10 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 2.55% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 14
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,000 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +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
530 550 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.14% 14.41% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 432 436 491
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 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 22 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
(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
Rochdale -6 2 £54,000 +35.00% 1
Salford - 2 £33,000 -
Oldham - 2 £30,000 -
Bolton +10 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 22 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 32 (100.00%) SAN
2 30 (93.75%) VMware
3 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 21 (65.63%) Windows
4 21 (65.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (62.50%) Cisco
6 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
7 18 (56.25%) NetApp
7 18 (56.25%) ITIL
8 17 (53.13%) Citrix
8 17 (53.13%) Firewall
9 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
10 15 (46.88%) XenDesktop
10 15 (46.88%) vSphere
11 14 (43.75%) IIS
12 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
12 13 (40.63%) HP
13 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
13 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (37.50%) Clustering
14 11 (34.38%) Linux
15 10 (31.25%) VPN
15 10 (31.25%) Business Continuity
15 10 (31.25%) Service Management
15 10 (31.25%) Wireless
15 10 (31.25%) Meraki
15 10 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
16 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
17 8 (25.00%) DNS

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (43.75%) IIS
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) SAN
2 17 (53.13%) Firewall
3 10 (31.25%) VPN
3 10 (31.25%) Wireless
4 8 (25.00%) DNS
5 5 (15.63%) DHCP
6 3 (9.38%) VLAN
6 3 (9.38%) LAN
6 3 (9.38%) WAN
7 2 (6.25%) LDAP
7 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.25%) DMZ
7 2 (6.25%) Internet
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (6.25%) OpenVPN
7 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security
8 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.13%) SNMP
8 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Support Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (31.25%) Technical Support
4 9 (28.13%) Technical Support Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) Consultant
5 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 7 (21.88%) Technical Support Consultant
5 7 (21.88%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (21.88%) Support Consultant
6 5 (15.63%) Administrator
6 5 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Architect
9 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
9 2 (6.25%) IT Administrator
9 2 (6.25%) IT Technician
9 2 (6.25%) Senior IT Technician
9 2 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) RESTful
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) Linux
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.50%) Debian
6 4 (12.50%) CentOS
7 3 (9.38%) FreeNAS
7 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
7 3 (9.38%) UNIX
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Business Continuity
2 10 (31.25%) Service Management
2 10 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Security
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Release Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.25%) MapReduce
6 1 (3.13%) Network Management
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (12.50%) CCA
2 4 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (9.38%) NCDA
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) MCP
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 15 (46.88%) XenDesktop
3 15 (46.88%) vSphere
4 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
5 8 (25.00%) XenApp
5 8 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.13%) XenServer
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) VMware
2 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 20 (62.50%) Cisco
4 18 (56.25%) NetApp
5 17 (53.13%) Citrix
6 13 (40.63%) HP
7 10 (31.25%) Meraki
8 4 (12.50%) Symantec
9 3 (9.38%) New Relic
10 2 (6.25%) Oracle
10 2 (6.25%) Brocade
11 1 (3.13%) Veeam
11 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
11 1 (3.13%) IronPort
11 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago