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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 219 205 225
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Permanent jobs citing NAS 30 47 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.67% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 4.46% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 20
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
948 1054 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.75% 14.94% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 756 872 942
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 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Merseyside -3 11 £52,500 - 2
Manchester -9 9 £50,750 +53.78% 4
Cheshire +2 5 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Lancashire -10 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 - 2
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 78 (93.98%) SAN
2 54 (65.06%) Windows
3 44 (53.01%) VMware
4 39 (46.99%) ITIL
5 38 (45.78%) Active Directory
6 37 (44.58%) Microsoft
7 36 (43.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (42.17%) Cisco
8 35 (42.17%) MS Exchange
9 33 (39.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (36.14%) DNS
11 28 (33.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (31.33%) NetApp
13 23 (27.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (27.71%) TCP/IP
13 23 (27.71%) VPN
14 22 (26.51%) HP
15 21 (25.30%) MCSE
15 21 (25.30%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (25.30%) Exchange Server 2013
15 21 (25.30%) Hyper-V
16 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
16 20 (24.10%) DHCP
17 19 (22.89%) IBM
17 19 (22.89%) Migration
17 19 (22.89%) Data Centre
17 19 (22.89%) PowerShell
18 18 (21.69%) Firewall
19 17 (20.48%) MCP
19 17 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2010

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 35 (42.17%) MS Exchange
2 21 (25.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (19.28%) IIS
5 7 (8.43%) NetWeaver
6 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.87%) MS Office
3 5 (6.02%) MS Project
3 5 (6.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.48%) Office 365
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (3.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (93.98%) SAN
2 30 (36.14%) DNS
3 23 (27.71%) TCP/IP
3 23 (27.71%) VPN
4 20 (24.10%) DHCP
5 18 (21.69%) Firewall
6 14 (16.87%) VLAN
7 11 (13.25%) VDSL
7 11 (13.25%) ADSL
8 8 (9.64%) Wireless
9 7 (8.43%) Ethernet
9 7 (8.43%) Internet
10 5 (6.02%) Network Security
11 4 (4.82%) iSCSI
11 4 (4.82%) DECT
11 4 (4.82%) LAN
11 4 (4.82%) VoIP
11 4 (4.82%) WAN
12 3 (3.61%) SMTP
12 3 (3.61%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) DB2
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.61%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (3.61%) MySQL
6 2 (2.41%) Big Data
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Publishing
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Support Engineer
2 13 (15.66%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (15.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Administrator
3 11 (13.25%) IT Manager
4 9 (10.84%) Consultant
4 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (9.64%) Technical Support
6 7 (8.43%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Storage Administrator
8 5 (6.02%) Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Support Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.02%) Operations Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) Support Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) Storage Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Support Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) SAP Basis
2 5 (6.02%) .NET
3 4 (4.82%) Web Services
4 1 (1.20%) XML
4 1 (1.20%) Middleware
4 1 (1.20%) J2EE
4 1 (1.20%) SOAP
4 1 (1.20%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.20%) RESTful
4 1 (1.20%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) Data Centre
2 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (14.46%) Clustering
4 8 (9.64%) HP StoreVirtual
5 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (6.02%) Replication
6 5 (6.02%) CLARiiON
6 5 (6.02%) EMC Centera
6 5 (6.02%) Symmetrix DMX
7 4 (4.82%) Life Science
8 1 (1.20%) IBM XIV
8 1 (1.20%) Derivative
8 1 (1.20%) Statistics
8 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (65.06%) Windows
2 36 (43.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (33.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (15.66%) Linux
6 12 (14.46%) Windows XP
7 11 (13.25%) Windows 7
7 11 (13.25%) Windows 8
7 11 (13.25%) UNIX
8 4 (4.82%) Debian
8 4 (4.82%) Windows Vista
8 4 (4.82%) CentOS
9 3 (3.61%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.61%) FreeNAS
10 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) ITIL
2 21 (25.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (22.89%) Migration
4 16 (19.28%) Mentoring
5 15 (18.07%) Business Continuity
6 12 (14.46%) Change Management
7 11 (13.25%) Problem Management
7 11 (13.25%) Performance Management
7 11 (13.25%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (10.84%) Service Management
9 8 (9.64%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management
10 7 (8.43%) CRM
10 7 (8.43%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (7.23%) Asset Management
11 6 (7.23%) Project Management
11 6 (7.23%) Data Security
11 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) PowerShell
2 15 (18.07%) SQL
3 3 (3.61%) Perl
3 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (27.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (25.30%) MCSE
3 17 (20.48%) MCP
4 15 (18.07%) MCTS
4 15 (18.07%) MCITP
5 11 (13.25%) JNCIA
5 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (13.25%) CCNA
6 4 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.61%) NCDA
7 3 (3.61%) Degree
7 3 (3.61%) CCA
7 3 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.20%) MCSA
9 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (45.78%) Active Directory
2 33 (39.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (25.30%) Hyper-V
4 13 (15.66%) vSphere
5 12 (14.46%) XenDesktop
6 9 (10.84%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (8.43%) XenApp
8 5 (6.02%) Firmware
9 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) SCCM
2 5 (6.02%) SCOM
2 5 (6.02%) SCVMM
2 5 (6.02%) SCOrch
2 5 (6.02%) SCSM
3 4 (4.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (3.61%) Nagios
5 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (53.01%) VMware
2 37 (44.58%) Microsoft
3 35 (42.17%) Cisco
4 26 (31.33%) NetApp
5 22 (26.51%) HP
6 19 (22.89%) IBM
7 14 (16.87%) EMC
7 14 (16.87%) Citrix
8 12 (14.46%) Dell
8 12 (14.46%) SAP
9 11 (13.25%) Juniper
10 10 (12.05%) Oracle
11 8 (9.64%) Meraki
12 7 (8.43%) Symantec
13 3 (3.61%) New Relic
13 3 (3.61%) IronPort
14 2 (2.41%) Brocade
15 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
15 1 (1.20%) Veeam
15 1 (1.20%) Riverbed
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
University of Liverpool
Salary: From £32,277 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago