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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 227 228
Rank change year-on-year -35 +1  
Permanent jobs citing NAS 10 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.18% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.13% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 25
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -10.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £39,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £44,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.60% +10.62%  

NAS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1068 884 932
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.60% 15.76% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2838 2071 2224
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

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 28 June 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
Merseyside - 6 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Manchester -38 1 £32,500 -14.47% 1
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (84.21%) Windows
1 16 (84.21%) SAN
2 14 (73.68%) Hyper-V
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
4 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL
6 8 (42.11%) VMware
7 7 (36.84%) HP
7 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
8 6 (31.58%) SCDPM
8 6 (31.58%) SCCM
8 6 (31.58%) SCOM
8 6 (31.58%) SCVMM
8 6 (31.58%) VB
8 6 (31.58%) Firewall
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Network Security
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (26.32%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (21.05%) EMC

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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 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) SAN
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 3 (15.79%) Skype
4 3 (15.79%) VLAN
4 3 (15.79%) VoIP
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Administrator
1 6 (31.58%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Support
3 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Server Patching
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (31.58%) VB
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCSA
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Hyper-V
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (10.53%) Docker
5 2 (10.53%) KVM
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
1 6 (31.58%) SCDPM
1 6 (31.58%) SCOM
1 6 (31.58%) SCVMM
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) EMC
4 4 (21.05%) Symantec
5 3 (15.79%) Meraki
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 2 (10.53%) Veeam
7 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
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