The table below looks at the statistics for NCDA in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NCDA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Rank 224 217 267
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +50
Permanent jobs citing NCDA 24 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.32% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 1.32% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 4
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -52.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £27,500 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £88,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
NCDA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1766 1587 1898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.39% 24.46% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1292 1587
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

NCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NCDA across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

NCDA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NCDA
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NCDA across the North West region.

NCDA Salary Trend in the North West

NCDA
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NCDA across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

NCDA Salary Histogram in the North West

NCDA
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 NCDA within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 24 £32,500 +8.33%
NCDA
England

NCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing NCDA 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 NCDA.

1 36 (100.00%) NetApp
2 35 (97.22%) VMware
3 28 (77.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 26 (72.22%) NCIE
5 22 (61.11%) Cisco
6 21 (58.33%) Windows
6 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (52.78%) Citrix
8 16 (44.44%) VCAP
9 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
10 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
10 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (33.33%) FlexPod
11 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 12 (33.33%) SQL
12 11 (30.56%) IIS
12 11 (30.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (30.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (27.78%) Symantec
13 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (27.78%) LAN
13 10 (27.78%) WAN
13 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (25.00%) vSphere
14 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (22.22%) SAN

NCDA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing NCDA 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 NCDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) IIS
3 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (27.78%) LAN
2 10 (27.78%) WAN
3 9 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (22.22%) SAN
5 5 (13.89%) DHCP
6 4 (11.11%) DNS
6 4 (11.11%) VLAN
6 4 (11.11%) Network Security
7 3 (8.33%) Firewall
8 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.56%) NAS
9 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Consultant
2 8 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.11%) VMware Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) FlexPod Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) FlexPod
2 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.78%) Solaris
6 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (19.44%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Data Management
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) Change Control
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL V2
6 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.56%) Coaching
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (77.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 26 (72.22%) NCIE
3 16 (44.44%) VCAP
4 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (22.22%) MCTS
6 5 (13.89%) CCNA
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (11.11%) CCA
7 4 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (5.56%) VCP5
8 2 (5.56%) VTSP
8 2 (5.56%) VCP4
8 2 (5.56%) VCDX
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.00%) vSphere
4 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 4 (11.11%) XenApp
6 2 (5.56%) XenServer
7 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Legato
1 2 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
1 2 (5.56%) SCOM
1 2 (5.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) NetApp
2 35 (97.22%) VMware
3 22 (61.11%) Cisco
4 19 (52.78%) Citrix
5 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.78%) Symantec
7 6 (16.67%) Veeam
7 6 (16.67%) HP
8 2 (5.56%) McAfee
8 2 (5.56%) CommVault
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle
9 1 (2.78%) CA
9 1 (2.78%) Juniper
9 1 (2.78%) EMC