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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 141 163 168
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Permanent jobs citing NAS 46 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.10% 0.56% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.73% 4.07% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 10
Average salary £40,000 £70,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +113.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.85%
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
595 516 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.27% 13.79% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 487 425 441
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 24 October 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 October 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 - 6 £52,000 -
Stockport - 5 £40,000 -
Salford - 3 £48,500 -
NAS
North West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 76 (97.44%) SAN
2 64 (82.05%) VMware
3 54 (69.23%) Windows
3 54 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 48 (61.54%) Citrix
6 40 (51.28%) Microsoft
6 40 (51.28%) Hyper-V
7 39 (50.00%) XenApp
7 39 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 38 (48.72%) vSphere
9 34 (43.59%) XenDesktop
10 30 (38.46%) Cisco
10 30 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
11 29 (37.18%) NetScaler
12 28 (35.90%) CCA
13 24 (30.77%) IIS
14 23 (29.49%) DNS
14 23 (29.49%) NetApp
15 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
15 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
17 19 (24.36%) TCP/IP
17 19 (24.36%) ITIL
18 18 (23.08%) SharePoint
19 17 (21.79%) Clustering
20 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
20 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
21 14 (17.95%) Internet
21 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 39 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (30.77%) IIS
3 18 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 15 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (5.13%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.56%) Apache
8 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.28%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) Office 365
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (97.44%) SAN
2 29 (37.18%) NetScaler
3 23 (29.49%) DNS
4 19 (24.36%) TCP/IP
5 14 (17.95%) DHCP
5 14 (17.95%) Internet
6 12 (15.38%) WAN
7 11 (14.10%) iSCSI
8 9 (11.54%) SMTP
8 9 (11.54%) Firewall
9 8 (10.26%) SNMP
9 8 (10.26%) IPsec
10 7 (8.97%) Unified Communications
10 7 (8.97%) LAN
11 5 (6.41%) VPN
12 4 (5.13%) Network Security
13 3 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (1.28%) VLAN
14 1 (1.28%) ADSL
14 1 (1.28%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.85%) MySQL
7 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Citrix Engineer
2 18 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Citrix Support
4 7 (8.97%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Consultant
4 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Architect
6 4 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.13%) IT Support
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Architect
7 3 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Email Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) .NET
2 8 (10.26%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Clustering
2 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 54 (69.23%) Windows
2 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) Debian
5 2 (2.56%) AIX
5 2 (2.56%) Linux
5 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) ITIL
2 12 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 10 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 9 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (10.26%) Change Management
6 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.97%) Migration
6 7 (8.97%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.97%) Change Control
7 5 (6.41%) Coaching
7 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (5.13%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.85%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.85%) Information Assurance
9 3 (3.85%) Software Asset Management
9 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.85%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) Perl
1 9 (11.54%) VB.NET
2 8 (10.26%) SQL
3 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.28%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
2 28 (35.90%) CCA
3 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (16.67%) MCSE
5 11 (14.10%) CCNA
5 11 (14.10%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (12.82%) VCAP
6 10 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (12.82%) MCITP
7 9 (11.54%) Degree
7 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 3 (3.85%) MCSA
9 2 (2.56%) NCDA
10 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 40 (51.28%) Hyper-V
4 39 (50.00%) XenApp
5 38 (48.72%) vSphere
6 34 (43.59%) XenDesktop
7 10 (12.82%) VMware ESX
8 8 (10.26%) vCloud
9 7 (8.97%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (8.97%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) SCCM
1 10 (12.82%) SCOM
2 9 (11.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (10.26%) OpenNMS
4 6 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.13%) Puppet
6 2 (2.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 64 (82.05%) VMware
2 48 (61.54%) Citrix
3 40 (51.28%) Microsoft
4 30 (38.46%) Cisco
5 23 (29.49%) NetApp
6 11 (14.10%) Dell
7 10 (12.82%) Symantec
8 8 (10.26%) Veeam
8 8 (10.26%) Oracle
8 8 (10.26%) Acronis
9 6 (7.69%) IronPort
10 5 (6.41%) HP
11 4 (5.13%) McAfee
12 2 (2.56%) IBM
12 2 (2.56%) EMC
13 1 (1.28%) Nortel
13 1 (1.28%) Juniper
13 1 (1.28%) Wyse
13 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
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