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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England / North West
Rank 237 211 204
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Permanent jobs citing NAS 15 22 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.40% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 2.67% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 43
Median salary £33,750 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
879 825 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.71% 14.95% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 680 683 913
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -16 11 £32,500 +30.00% 3
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 -
Cheshire +1 1 £26,500 -15.87% 1
Merseyside -11 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 29 (85.29%) SAN
1 29 (85.29%) VMware
2 21 (61.76%) PowerShell
2 21 (61.76%) Firewall
3 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 19 (55.88%) SQL
5 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (47.06%) DNS
7 15 (44.12%) Customer Engagement
7 15 (44.12%) SCOM
8 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (41.18%) Internet
9 13 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (38.24%) Data Modelling
9 13 (38.24%) Data Architecture
9 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (38.24%) PCI DSS
9 13 (38.24%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (38.24%) Amazon S3
9 13 (38.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
9 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
9 13 (38.24%) VMware ESX
9 13 (38.24%) Scrum
9 13 (38.24%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (38.24%) DevOps

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 13 (38.24%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (14.71%) IIS
3 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (38.24%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (38.24%) Amazon S3
3 6 (17.65%) Office 365
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) SAN
2 21 (61.76%) Firewall
3 16 (47.06%) DNS
4 14 (41.18%) Internet
5 6 (17.65%) VoIP
6 5 (14.71%) LAN
6 5 (14.71%) WAN
7 3 (8.82%) MPLS
7 3 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (8.82%) VPN
8 2 (5.88%) LDAP
8 2 (5.88%) Network Security
8 2 (5.88%) OpenVPN
8 2 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) Amazon Redshift
2 13 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Administrator
2 13 (38.24%) DBA
2 13 (38.24%) Senior DBA
2 13 (38.24%) Senior SQL DBA
2 13 (38.24%) SQL DBA
3 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) IT Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Business Development Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Business Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Development Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior IT Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
4 2 (5.88%) Debian
4 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Customer Engagement
3 13 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (38.24%) Data Architecture
3 13 (38.24%) Data Modelling
3 13 (38.24%) DevOps
3 13 (38.24%) Scrum
3 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
4 9 (26.47%) ITIL
5 8 (23.53%) High Availability
6 6 (17.65%) Service Management
7 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
9 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity Management
9 3 (8.82%) Business Development
9 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.82%) Information Security
9 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) PowerShell
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Ruby
3 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCITP
3 4 (11.76%) CCNA
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (38.24%) PCI DSS
3 8 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (38.24%) VMware ESX
4 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
5 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (8.82%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) SCOM
2 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (17.65%) Puppet
3 5 (14.71%) Backup Exec
3 5 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.88%) SCCM
4 2 (5.88%) SCDPM
4 2 (5.88%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.94%) Ansible
5 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.94%) Nagios
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) Salt
5 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) VMware
2 12 (35.29%) Cisco
3 11 (32.35%) Symantec
4 8 (23.53%) NetApp
4 8 (23.53%) Veeam
5 6 (17.65%) HP
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.76%) arcserve
6 4 (11.76%) Nimble Storage
6 4 (11.76%) Sophos
7 3 (8.82%) SonicWALL
7 3 (8.82%) WatchGuard
8 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.94%) Apple
9 1 (2.94%) EMC
9 1 (2.94%) IBM
9 1 (2.94%) SaltStack
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