Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 294 332 363
Rank change year-on-year +38 +31 -31
Permanent jobs citing NAS 25 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 1.51% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 13
North West median annual salary £36,000 £36,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.69% -5.84% -30.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,625 £32,575
90th Percentile £62,500 £44,500 £43,400
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -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 1,428 2,052 1,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.48% 17.46% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,134 1,697 1,561
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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

NAS
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

NAS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019. 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 11 £37,500 - 10
Cheshire +26 9 £26,500 - 6
Lancashire -17 4 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside -6 1 £40,500 - 2
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for NAS.

1 23 (92.00%) SAN
2 21 (84.00%) Windows
3 18 (72.00%) VMware
3 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (64.00%) Office 365
4 16 (64.00%) Windows Server
5 15 (60.00%) Cisco
5 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
8 9 (36.00%) Azure
8 9 (36.00%) DNS
8 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (36.00%) DHCP
8 9 (36.00%) HP
9 8 (32.00%) SQL
10 7 (28.00%) ITIL
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (24.00%) VoIP
11 6 (24.00%) AWS
12 5 (20.00%) Document Management
12 5 (20.00%) Wiki
12 5 (20.00%) Replication
12 5 (20.00%) Change Management
12 5 (20.00%) WLAN
12 5 (20.00%) IIS
12 5 (20.00%) Linux
12 5 (20.00%) CRM
12 5 (20.00%) ERP
12 5 (20.00%) Citrix

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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (64.00%) Office 365
2 9 (36.00%) Azure
3 6 (24.00%) AWS
4 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Stack
5 1 (4.00%) G Suite
5 1 (4.00%) IaaS
5 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) SAN
2 9 (36.00%) DHCP
2 9 (36.00%) DNS
3 6 (24.00%) VoIP
4 5 (20.00%) WLAN
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (16.00%) VPN
6 3 (12.00%) LAN
6 3 (12.00%) WAN
6 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (8.00%) SMTP
7 2 (8.00%) SNMP
8 1 (4.00%) Firewall
8 1 (4.00%) Internet
8 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.00%) SSL
8 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (12.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (16.00%) Analytics Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) IT Support
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Support
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Public Cloud
1 5 (20.00%) Replication
1 5 (20.00%) Wiki
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) IPTV
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (16.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (8.00%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Analytics
2 5 (20.00%) Change Management
2 5 (20.00%) CRM
2 5 (20.00%) Document Management
2 5 (20.00%) ERP
2 5 (20.00%) Proactive Maintenance
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (16.00%) Presales
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Coaching
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (8.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (8.00%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCITP
3 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SnapMirror
1 3 (12.00%) SnapVault
2 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) HP
5 5 (20.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.00%) Veeam
6 4 (16.00%) Apple
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
7 3 (12.00%) EMC
7 3 (12.00%) NetApp
7 3 (12.00%) Symantec
8 2 (8.00%) NETGEAR
9 1 (4.00%) Avaya
9 1 (4.00%) Dell
9 1 (4.00%) Hitachi
9 1 (4.00%) IBM
9 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (4.00%) Verint
9 1 (4.00%) Veritas