Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for NAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NAS over the 6 months to 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 182 192 261
Rank change year-on-year +10 +69 +4
Permanent jobs citing NAS 15 9 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 1.52% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 6
10th Percentile " £44,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,250 £50,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.50% +33.33% -6.25%
75th Percentile £53,438 £62,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £62,500 " "
North West median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% -

NAS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 420 591 1,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.77% 14.24% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 324 466 806
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,000 £22,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £34,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £61,563 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing NAS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Manchester

NAS
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NAS in Manchester.

Salary trend for NAS in Manchester

NAS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing NAS in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Salary histogram for NAS in Manchester

NAS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 6 £42,500 -
Wigan - 3 £50,000 -
Bolton - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £36,500 -
NAS
North West

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, IT jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for NAS.

1 15 (100.00%) SAN
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (60.00%) Wireless
6 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
7 7 (46.67%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (46.67%) HP
7 7 (46.67%) Dell
7 7 (46.67%) LAN
7 7 (46.67%) WAN
7 7 (46.67%) NetApp
8 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (40.00%) Sophos
8 6 (40.00%) VoIP
8 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (40.00%) Asset Management
8 6 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (40.00%) ServiceCenter
8 6 (40.00%) SCCM
8 6 (40.00%) Polycom

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Azure
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (26.67%) Power Platform
3 1 (6.67%) AWS
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) SAN
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) Wireless
4 7 (46.67%) LAN
4 7 (46.67%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (40.00%) Skype
5 6 (40.00%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) BGP
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 3 (20.00%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.67%) DMZ
7 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Power BI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (33.33%) IT Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Services Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (40.00%) iPad
2 6 (40.00%) iPhone
3 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Android
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (40.00%) Change Control
3 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (40.00%) Proactive Maintenance
3 6 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 6 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (13.33%) High Availability
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (40.00%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) LXC
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
4 1 (6.67%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) FortiGate
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
1 6 (40.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Dell
3 7 (46.67%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) NetApp
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Polycom
4 6 (40.00%) Proofpoint
4 6 (40.00%) Sophos
5 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (20.00%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.67%) Apple
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Veeam
6 1 (6.67%) Zerto