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 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 205 201 217
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing NAS 33 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.55% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 3.66% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 28
Average salary £34,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.42% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
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
1021 1010 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.76% 14.95% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 786 785 947
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 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NAS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the North West 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
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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
Cheshire +8 12 £34,000 -2.85%
Manchester +13 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Merseyside -4 7 £57,500 -17.85%
Lancashire - 5 £42,500 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 80 (88.89%) SAN
2 63 (70.00%) Windows
3 50 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 47 (52.22%) MS Exchange
5 45 (50.00%) VMware
6 44 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (45.56%) Microsoft
8 40 (44.44%) ITIL
9 38 (42.22%) DNS
10 36 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (37.78%) Cisco
12 32 (35.56%) TCP/IP
13 31 (34.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
15 27 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 25 (27.78%) NetApp
16 25 (27.78%) VPN
16 25 (27.78%) MCSE
16 25 (27.78%) PowerShell
17 24 (26.67%) Hyper-V
17 24 (26.67%) HP
18 23 (25.56%) DHCP
18 23 (25.56%) IIS
19 22 (24.44%) Migration
20 21 (23.33%) Firewall
20 21 (23.33%) IBM
21 20 (22.22%) MS Excel
21 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
21 20 (22.22%) Clustering
21 20 (22.22%) Office 365

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 47 (52.22%) MS Exchange
2 30 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 23 (25.56%) IIS
4 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.56%) NetWeaver
7 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.67%) MS Office
3 3 (3.33%) MS Project
3 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.11%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (88.89%) SAN
2 38 (42.22%) DNS
3 32 (35.56%) TCP/IP
4 25 (27.78%) VPN
5 23 (25.56%) DHCP
6 21 (23.33%) Firewall
7 14 (15.56%) VLAN
8 11 (12.22%) VDSL
8 11 (12.22%) ADSL
9 10 (11.11%) Wireless
10 9 (10.00%) Internet
10 9 (10.00%) Ethernet
10 9 (10.00%) SMTP
11 7 (7.78%) iSCSI
11 7 (7.78%) DECT
11 7 (7.78%) VoIP
12 5 (5.56%) Network Security
13 4 (4.44%) WAN
13 4 (4.44%) LAN
14 2 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) DB2
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.33%) MySQL
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.22%) Big Data
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.22%) Publishing
3 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Support Engineer
2 15 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 15 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (14.44%) Administrator
4 11 (12.22%) IT Manager
4 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 10 (11.11%) Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Storage Administrator
8 7 (7.78%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 7 (7.78%) Support Consultant
8 7 (7.78%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (7.78%) Technical Support Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) Support Manager
9 6 (6.67%) Operations Manager
9 6 (6.67%) IT Operations Manager
10 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Specialist
10 5 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) .NET
2 5 (5.56%) SAP Basis
3 3 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (1.11%) RESTful
4 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.11%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.11%) J2EE
4 1 (1.11%) XML
4 1 (1.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Clustering
2 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.78%) Life Science
4 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) Replication
5 2 (2.22%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.22%) EMC Centera
5 2 (2.22%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (2.22%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Derivative
6 1 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (70.00%) Windows
2 44 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (34.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 11 (12.22%) Windows 7
6 11 (12.22%) Windows 8
6 11 (12.22%) Linux
7 7 (7.78%) Windows Vista
7 7 (7.78%) UNIX
8 4 (4.44%) Debian
8 4 (4.44%) CentOS
9 3 (3.33%) FreeNAS
9 3 (3.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.44%) ITIL
2 22 (24.44%) Migration
3 18 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (17.78%) Performance Management
5 15 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 14 (15.56%) Mentoring
7 11 (12.22%) Problem Management
7 11 (12.22%) Mobile Device Management
7 11 (12.22%) Change Management
8 10 (11.11%) Service Management
8 10 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (10.00%) Load Balancing
9 9 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.78%) Software Deployment
10 7 (7.78%) Service Desk Management
10 7 (7.78%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (7.78%) Resource Management
10 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
10 7 (7.78%) CRM
11 6 (6.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 15 (16.67%) SQL
3 9 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (27.78%) MCSE
3 17 (18.89%) MCP
4 16 (17.78%) MCITP
5 15 (16.67%) MCTS
6 11 (12.22%) JNCIA
6 11 (12.22%) CCNA
6 11 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.44%) CCA
8 4 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.33%) NCDA
9 3 (3.33%) Degree
10 2 (2.22%) MCSA
10 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) SLA
2 4 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 36 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 15 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 15 (16.67%) vSphere
5 8 (8.89%) XenApp
5 8 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.33%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.22%) Firmware
8 1 (1.11%) XenServer
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 9 (10.00%) SCCM
3 6 (6.67%) SCOM
3 6 (6.67%) SCVMM
3 6 (6.67%) SCOrch
3 6 (6.67%) SCSM
4 3 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (50.00%) VMware
2 41 (45.56%) Microsoft
3 34 (37.78%) Cisco
4 25 (27.78%) NetApp
5 24 (26.67%) HP
6 21 (23.33%) IBM
7 17 (18.89%) Citrix
8 13 (14.44%) Symantec
9 12 (13.33%) Dell
9 12 (13.33%) EMC
10 11 (12.22%) Juniper
10 11 (12.22%) SAP
11 10 (11.11%) Meraki
12 9 (10.00%) IronPort
13 7 (7.78%) Oracle
14 3 (3.33%) New Relic
15 2 (2.22%) Brocade
16 1 (1.11%) Red Gate
16 1 (1.11%) Veeam
16 1 (1.11%) Riverbed
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago