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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 212 179 212
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +33
Permanent jobs citing NAS 41 70 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.98% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.33% 6.67% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33 56 24
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £43,200
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
947 1050 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.52% 14.68% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 763 888 881
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Manchester -8 18 £58,000 +73.13% 3
Merseyside +6 13 £52,500 -
Cumbria - 4 £45,000 -
Lancashire -7 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Cheshire -9 3 £34,000 -22.28% 1
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 76 (95.00%) SAN
2 51 (63.75%) Windows
3 48 (60.00%) VMware
4 41 (51.25%) ITIL
5 38 (47.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
7 35 (43.75%) Active Directory
8 33 (41.25%) DNS
9 31 (38.75%) MS Exchange
9 31 (38.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (33.75%) Cisco
11 26 (32.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (30.00%) MCSE
13 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
14 22 (27.50%) TCP/IP
15 21 (26.25%) DHCP
16 20 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (23.75%) Hyper-V
17 19 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
18 18 (22.50%) Migration
18 18 (22.50%) VPN
18 18 (22.50%) NetApp
18 18 (22.50%) EMC
18 18 (22.50%) SQL
19 17 (21.25%) MCP
20 16 (20.00%) HP
20 16 (20.00%) IBM
20 16 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (38.75%) MS Exchange
2 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (18.75%) IIS
5 7 (8.75%) NetWeaver
6 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) MS Office
2 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Office 365
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (7.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon S3
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (95.00%) SAN
2 33 (41.25%) DNS
3 22 (27.50%) TCP/IP
4 21 (26.25%) DHCP
5 18 (22.50%) VPN
6 16 (20.00%) VLAN
7 15 (18.75%) Firewall
8 11 (13.75%) VDSL
8 11 (13.75%) ADSL
9 9 (11.25%) Internet
10 8 (10.00%) Ethernet
11 6 (7.50%) DMZ
12 5 (6.25%) Network Security
13 4 (5.00%) WAN
13 4 (5.00%) LAN
14 3 (3.75%) Wireless
15 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
15 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
15 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.75%) DB2
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.50%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.50%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.75%) MySQL
7 2 (2.50%) Big Data
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.25%) Publishing
3 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (13.75%) IT Manager
1 11 (13.75%) Support Engineer
1 11 (13.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (10.00%) Consultant
2 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (8.75%) Administrator
4 6 (7.50%) Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 5 (6.25%) Operations Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Support Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Manager
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) Web Services
1 7 (8.75%) SAP Basis
2 3 (3.75%) Middleware
3 2 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) J2EE
4 1 (1.25%) SOAP
4 1 (1.25%) XML
4 1 (1.25%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.25%) RESTful
4 1 (1.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.25%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.00%) Replication
3 8 (10.00%) Clustering
4 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.25%) CLARiiON
5 5 (6.25%) EMC Centera
5 5 (6.25%) Symmetrix DMX
6 3 (3.75%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (2.50%) Life Science
7 2 (2.50%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.25%) Derivative
8 1 (1.25%) Statistics
8 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.25%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 51 (63.75%) Windows
2 38 (47.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (18.75%) UNIX
5 14 (17.50%) Linux
6 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 12 (15.00%) Windows 8
8 8 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.75%) Debian
9 3 (3.75%) CentOS
10 2 (2.50%) FreeNAS
10 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.50%) AIX
10 2 (2.50%) Solaris
11 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.25%) ITIL
2 20 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (22.50%) Migration
4 16 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 12 (15.00%) Business Continuity
5 12 (15.00%) Change Management
6 11 (13.75%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 8 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (10.00%) CRM
7 8 (10.00%) Project Management
8 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (7.50%) MapReduce
9 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.50%) Service Management
9 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.50%) Identity Management
9 6 (7.50%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) SQL
2 12 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (32.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (30.00%) MCSE
3 17 (21.25%) MCP
4 16 (20.00%) MCITP
5 15 (18.75%) MCTS
6 12 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (15.00%) CCNA
7 11 (13.75%) JNCIA
8 5 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.00%) MCSA
10 3 (3.75%) CCA
10 3 (3.75%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (3.75%) NCDA
10 3 (3.75%) Degree
11 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.25%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) SLA
2 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 31 (38.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (23.75%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.75%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.75%) vSphere
5 7 (8.75%) XenDesktop
5 7 (8.75%) VMware ESX
6 5 (6.25%) Firmware
6 5 (6.25%) XenApp
7 4 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (5.00%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.25%) NFS
8 1 (1.25%) XenServer
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) SCCM
2 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.50%) Nagios
3 2 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.50%) WSUS
4 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.25%) SCOM
4 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.25%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 48 (60.00%) VMware
2 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (33.75%) Cisco
4 18 (22.50%) EMC
4 18 (22.50%) NetApp
5 16 (20.00%) IBM
5 16 (20.00%) HP
6 15 (18.75%) Oracle
6 15 (18.75%) Citrix
7 14 (17.50%) Dell
8 11 (13.75%) Juniper
9 8 (10.00%) SAP
10 4 (5.00%) Symantec
11 3 (3.75%) Meraki
11 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.50%) webMethods
12 2 (2.50%) Nokia
12 2 (2.50%) Sun
12 2 (2.50%) New Relic
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