Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 334 308
Rank change year-on-year -16 -26 -70
Permanent jobs citing NAS 16 29 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.23% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 1.50% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 42
North West median annual salary £38,500 £55,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +27.91% +1.18%
10th Percentile £32,575 £32,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £43,400 £57,500 £85,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1940 1928 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.79% 15.58% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1554 1587 1509
North West median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for NAS in the North West

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Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for NAS 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Manchester -35 7 £40,000 -27.27%
Merseyside +26 6 £38,500 -9.41%
Cheshire -26 2 - -
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 16 (100.00%) SAN
2 14 (87.50%) Data Centre
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 9 (56.25%) VMware
6 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (43.75%) Degree
8 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
8 6 (37.50%) Time Management
8 6 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (37.50%) Back Office
8 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
8 6 (37.50%) WAN
8 6 (37.50%) Virtual Team
8 6 (37.50%) Server Patching
8 6 (37.50%) Strategic Thinking
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (25.00%) Citrix
10 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
11 3 (18.75%) Use Case
11 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (18.75%) ITIL
11 3 (18.75%) SQL Server

NAS
Co-occurring 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) SAN
2 8 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) PBX
5 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 6 (37.50%) Back Office
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Storage Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) DBA
5 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (37.50%) Virtual Team
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (12.50%) BYOD
3 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 6 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Server Patching
2 6 (37.50%) Strategic Thinking
2 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (37.50%) Time Management
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Business Process Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) Use Case
6 2 (12.50%) Email Filtering
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Docker
3 1 (6.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) IronPort
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (6.25%) Polycom
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec