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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 146 170 172
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Permanent jobs citing NAS 42 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.02% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 1.60% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 38 8 13
Average salary £33,500 £60,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.16% +160.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,750 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,150 £72,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
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
574 562 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.94% 14.57% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 495 495 432
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Rochdale - 3 £52,000 - 1
Salford - 2 £48,000 - 1
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 55 (94.83%) SAN
2 51 (87.93%) VMware
3 44 (75.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (70.69%) Windows
5 35 (60.34%) Microsoft
6 34 (58.62%) Active Directory
6 34 (58.62%) Citrix
7 31 (53.45%) vSphere
8 29 (50.00%) XenApp
9 28 (48.28%) Hyper-V
9 28 (48.28%) MS Exchange
10 27 (46.55%) XenDesktop
11 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
12 22 (37.93%) CCA
12 22 (37.93%) Citrix Certification
12 22 (37.93%) NetScaler
13 20 (34.48%) Cisco
13 20 (34.48%) SharePoint
14 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (29.31%) IIS
16 15 (25.86%) NetApp
17 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (20.69%) SCCM
18 12 (20.69%) Internet
18 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
18 12 (20.69%) ITIL
19 11 (18.97%) DNS
19 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (18.97%) Clustering

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 20 (34.48%) SharePoint
3 17 (29.31%) IIS
4 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (8.62%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.45%) Apache
8 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.72%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon S3
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.34%) Office 365
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 55 (94.83%) SAN
2 22 (37.93%) NetScaler
3 12 (20.69%) Internet
3 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
4 11 (18.97%) DNS
5 9 (15.52%) WAN
5 9 (15.52%) iSCSI
6 8 (13.79%) DHCP
7 6 (10.34%) SNMP
7 6 (10.34%) Firewall
7 6 (10.34%) IPsec
8 5 (8.62%) LAN
8 5 (8.62%) Network Security
9 4 (6.90%) VPN
10 3 (5.17%) SMTP
10 3 (5.17%) Unified Communications
10 3 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (3.45%) MPLS
12 1 (1.72%) VLAN
12 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.17%) MySQL
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Citrix Support
5 5 (8.62%) IT Support
5 5 (8.62%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) IT Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) Web Services
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Clustering
2 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Replication
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.72%) Celerra
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 41 (70.69%) Windows
2 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.45%) Debian
5 2 (3.45%) AIX
5 2 (3.45%) Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Change Management
3 8 (13.79%) Problem Management
3 8 (13.79%) Change Control
3 8 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (12.07%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.90%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.17%) Quality Management
8 3 (5.17%) Information Assurance
8 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (3.45%) Project Management
10 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.72%) Data Modelling
10 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) Perl
2 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (37.93%) CCA
1 22 (37.93%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (17.24%) CCNA
3 10 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (17.24%) MCSE
4 9 (15.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (13.79%) VCAP
5 8 (13.79%) MCITP
6 7 (12.07%) Degree
6 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (3.45%) NCDA
8 1 (1.72%) SNIA Certification
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (75.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (58.62%) Active Directory
3 31 (53.45%) vSphere
4 29 (50.00%) XenApp
5 28 (48.28%) Hyper-V
6 27 (46.55%) XenDesktop
7 7 (12.07%) VMware ESX
8 6 (10.34%) XenServer
8 6 (10.34%) vCloud
9 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) SCCM
2 7 (12.07%) SCOM
3 6 (10.34%) OpenNMS
3 6 (10.34%) Puppet
3 6 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (87.93%) VMware
2 35 (60.34%) Microsoft
3 34 (58.62%) Citrix
4 20 (34.48%) Cisco
5 15 (25.86%) NetApp
6 7 (12.07%) Dell
7 6 (10.34%) Veeam
7 6 (10.34%) Acronis
8 4 (6.90%) Symantec
8 4 (6.90%) McAfee
9 3 (5.17%) Oracle
9 3 (5.17%) HP
10 2 (3.45%) EMC
10 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.72%) Wyse
11 1 (1.72%) Juniper
11 1 (1.72%) IBM
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR / Pension /Health / Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago