The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 218 214 219
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing NAS 17 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.53% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.91% 3.05% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 22
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -25.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £28,250 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £51,450 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
NAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
889 1115 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.71% 17.42% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 757 841 835
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NAS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NAS across the North West region.

NAS Salary Trend in the North West

NAS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

NAS Salary Histogram in the North West

NAS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +13 7 £34,000 -
Manchester -2 7 £38,000 -3.18% 1
Cumbria - 2 £35,000 -
Merseyside +8 1 £57,500 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for NAS.

1 32 (76.19%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) SAN
3 29 (69.05%) Microsoft
4 25 (59.52%) SQL
5 24 (57.14%) VMware
6 21 (50.00%) Linux
6 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 20 (47.62%) ITIL
7 20 (47.62%) Firewall
8 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
8 18 (42.86%) Windows Server
9 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (35.71%) VPN
11 13 (30.95%) Brocade
12 12 (28.57%) Business Continuity
12 12 (28.57%) SLA
12 12 (28.57%) Unix
13 11 (26.19%) IIS
13 11 (26.19%) EMC
14 10 (23.81%) Cisco
14 10 (23.81%) Solaris
14 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (23.81%) EMC VNX
14 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
15 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
15 9 (21.43%) NetBackup
15 9 (21.43%) Oracle
15 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.19%) IIS
2 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) SAN
2 20 (47.62%) Firewall
3 15 (35.71%) VPN
4 7 (16.67%) LAN
4 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.90%) IP Telephony
6 4 (9.52%) DHCP
6 4 (9.52%) DNS
6 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
6 4 (9.52%) IPv4
7 3 (7.14%) WAN
8 2 (4.76%) LDAP
8 2 (4.76%) OpenVPN
8 2 (4.76%) VLAN
9 1 (2.38%) HTTP
9 1 (2.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 13 (30.95%) Support Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Technical Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Technical Support
2 13 (30.95%) Technical Support Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) IT Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) IT Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) IT Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Support
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (23.81%) EMC VNX
2 8 (19.05%) HP StoreVirtual
2 8 (19.05%) VCE vBlock
3 7 (16.67%) Celerra
3 7 (16.67%) CLARiiON
3 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (11.90%) Clustering
5 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 32 (76.19%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Linux
3 18 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 12 (28.57%) Unix
5 10 (23.81%) Solaris
5 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (19.05%) Android
6 8 (19.05%) Apple iOS
7 6 (14.29%) CentOS
8 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (9.52%) Mac OS X
9 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.76%) Debian
10 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) ITIL
2 12 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (19.05%) Software Licensing
5 8 (19.05%) Storage Virtualisation
5 8 (19.05%) Time Management
6 6 (14.29%) Service Management
7 4 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (9.52%) Project Management
7 4 (9.52%) Web Filtering
8 2 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.76%) ITSM
8 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.90%) MCSE
4 4 (9.52%) CCNA
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.14%) MCSA
6 1 (2.38%) CISM
6 1 (2.38%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) SLA
2 6 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (9.52%) Terminal Services
4 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
6 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) NetBackup
2 8 (19.05%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (11.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (9.52%) Nagios
5 2 (4.76%) Cacti
5 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.76%) Puppet
5 2 (4.76%) WSUS
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) Microsoft
2 24 (57.14%) VMware
3 13 (30.95%) Brocade
4 11 (26.19%) EMC
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco
6 9 (21.43%) Oracle
7 8 (19.05%) HP
8 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 7 (16.67%) Citrix
8 7 (16.67%) NetApp
8 7 (16.67%) Symantec
9 4 (9.52%) Foundry
9 4 (9.52%) QNAP
9 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
9 4 (9.52%) SAP
9 4 (9.52%) Sun
9 4 (9.52%) Veeam
9 4 (9.52%) Zoho
10 1 (2.38%) AppSense
10 1 (2.38%) Dell
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