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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 240 224 213
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs citing NAS 18 20 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.33% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 2.24% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 50
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,750 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,200 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £44,141 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.38% +3.86%
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
965 894 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.35% 14.57% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 785 707 954
Median salary £38,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £80,000
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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Manchester -8 11 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Cheshire +23 4 £35,250 +22.60% 2
Merseyside -9 2 £42,500 -19.04%
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 30 (90.91%) VMware
2 29 (87.88%) SAN
3 24 (72.73%) Firewall
4 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 21 (63.64%) SQL
5 21 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (63.64%) PowerShell
5 21 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (60.61%) Customer Engagement
7 19 (57.58%) DNS
7 19 (57.58%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (54.55%) SCOM
8 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
9 16 (48.48%) Data Architecture
9 16 (48.48%) PCI DSS
9 16 (48.48%) NoSQL
9 16 (48.48%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (48.48%) Amazon S3
9 16 (48.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (48.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (48.48%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (48.48%) Amazon Redshift
9 16 (48.48%) DevOps
9 16 (48.48%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (48.48%) Data Modelling
9 16 (48.48%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (48.48%) Scrum
9 16 (48.48%) VMware ESX
9 16 (48.48%) Internet

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 16 (48.48%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (48.48%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (48.48%) Amazon S3
3 5 (15.15%) Office 365
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) SAN
2 24 (72.73%) Firewall
3 19 (57.58%) DNS
4 16 (48.48%) Internet
5 6 (18.18%) VoIP
6 5 (15.15%) LAN
6 5 (15.15%) VPN
6 5 (15.15%) WAN
7 4 (12.12%) LDAP
7 4 (12.12%) OpenVPN
8 3 (9.09%) MPLS
8 3 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (6.06%) Network Security
9 2 (6.06%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (48.48%) Amazon Redshift
2 16 (48.48%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (48.48%) NoSQL
2 16 (48.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Administrator
2 16 (48.48%) DBA
2 16 (48.48%) Senior DBA
2 16 (48.48%) Senior SQL DBA
2 16 (48.48%) SQL DBA
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) IT Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Business Development Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior IT Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.12%) CentOS
4 4 (12.12%) Debian
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Customer Engagement
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (48.48%) Data Architecture
3 16 (48.48%) Data Modelling
3 16 (48.48%) DevOps
3 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) High Availability
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
6 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
7 3 (9.09%) Business Development
7 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.09%) Information Security
7 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Service Management
7 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) PowerShell
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Perl
2 2 (6.06%) PHP
2 2 (6.06%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) Ruby
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) CCNA
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.06%) MCITP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (48.48%) PCI DSS
3 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) VMware ESXi
2 16 (48.48%) VMware ESX
3 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) SCOM
2 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (24.24%) Puppet
3 4 (12.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (9.09%) Nagios
5 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
5 2 (6.06%) SCCM
5 2 (6.06%) SCDPM
5 2 (6.06%) SCVMM
6 1 (3.03%) Ansible
6 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
6 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) VMware
2 13 (39.39%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) NetApp
4 6 (18.18%) Symantec
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) Veeam
6 4 (12.12%) arcserve
6 4 (12.12%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) Nimble Storage
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.12%) Sophos
7 3 (9.09%) SonicWALL
7 3 (9.09%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.03%) Apple
8 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
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