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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 163 165 170
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing NAS 20 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.37% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 2.83% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 22
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £44,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-14.36% +10.58%
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
616 494 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.74% 13.16% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 513 434 571
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £60,000 £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 January 2015.

NAS Salary Histogram in Manchester

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 64 (100.00%) SAN
2 53 (82.81%) VMware
3 44 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (68.75%) Citrix
4 42 (65.63%) Active Directory
5 40 (62.50%) Windows
6 35 (54.69%) MS Exchange
7 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
8 32 (50.00%) Hyper-V
9 31 (48.44%) Cisco
10 30 (46.88%) XenApp
10 30 (46.88%) XenDesktop
11 29 (45.31%) vSphere
12 26 (40.63%) MS Excel
12 26 (40.63%) NetApp
13 24 (37.50%) IIS
14 22 (34.38%) ITIL
14 22 (34.38%) Citrix Certification
14 22 (34.38%) NetScaler
15 19 (29.69%) CCA
16 17 (26.56%) Firewall
17 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (25.00%) MCSE
17 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
17 16 (25.00%) DNS
18 15 (23.44%) Clustering
18 15 (23.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
20 13 (20.31%) MCITP
20 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 35 (54.69%) MS Exchange
2 24 (37.50%) IIS
3 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
3 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (40.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) IaaS
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 64 (100.00%) SAN
2 22 (34.38%) NetScaler
3 17 (26.56%) Firewall
4 16 (25.00%) DNS
5 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
6 10 (15.63%) VPN
6 10 (15.63%) WAN
6 10 (15.63%) DHCP
7 7 (10.94%) LAN
7 7 (10.94%) SMTP
7 7 (10.94%) Internet
7 7 (10.94%) iSCSI
7 7 (10.94%) Wireless
8 6 (9.38%) IPsec
8 6 (9.38%) SNMP
8 6 (9.38%) Unified Communications
9 2 (3.13%) Network Security
9 2 (3.13%) VLAN
10 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Consultant
2 15 (23.44%) Citrix Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Citrix Support
3 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 5 (7.81%) Support Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Technical Support
5 5 (7.81%) Server Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Technical Support Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Clustering
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.56%) Replication
2 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) Linux
6 3 (4.69%) Debian
7 2 (3.13%) UNIX
7 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) ITIL
2 9 (14.06%) Migration
2 9 (14.06%) Business Continuity
3 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 7 (10.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (10.94%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
4 7 (10.94%) Service Management
5 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.56%) High Availability
7 1 (1.56%) Project Governance
7 1 (1.56%) Change Control
7 1 (1.56%) Coaching
7 1 (1.56%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (1.56%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.56%) Change Management
7 1 (1.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.94%) Perl
2 7 (10.94%) VB.NET
3 3 (4.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Citrix Certification
2 19 (29.69%) CCA
3 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (25.00%) MCSE
4 15 (23.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (20.31%) MCITP
6 9 (14.06%) CCNA
6 9 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (14.06%) Degree
7 8 (12.50%) MCSA
7 8 (12.50%) VCAP
8 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (3.13%) NCDA
10 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (65.63%) Active Directory
3 32 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 30 (46.88%) XenApp
4 30 (46.88%) XenDesktop
5 29 (45.31%) vSphere
6 10 (15.63%) XenServer
7 8 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (9.38%) VMware ESX
8 6 (9.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 7 (10.94%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (10.94%) SCOM
2 6 (9.38%) OpenNMS
3 3 (4.69%) XenMobile
3 3 (4.69%) SCCM
4 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.13%) Puppet
5 1 (1.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (82.81%) VMware
2 44 (68.75%) Citrix
3 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 31 (48.44%) Cisco
5 26 (40.63%) NetApp
6 11 (17.19%) HP
7 9 (14.06%) Symantec
8 8 (12.50%) Dell
9 7 (10.94%) Meraki
9 7 (10.94%) Oracle
9 7 (10.94%) IronPort
10 6 (9.38%) Acronis
10 6 (9.38%) Veeam
11 2 (3.13%) Brocade
11 2 (3.13%) IBM
11 2 (3.13%) EMC
12 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.56%) New Relic
12 1 (1.56%) Nortel
12 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
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