The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 113 100 108
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing NAS 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 2.07% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 2
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
NAS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
282 290 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.64% 19.85% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 252 247 258
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NAS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

NAS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

NAS Salary Trend in Birmingham

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing NAS 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 NAS.

1 28 (100.00%) SAN
2 27 (96.43%) VMware
3 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (67.86%) Windows
5 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 17 (60.71%) LAN
6 17 (60.71%) WAN
6 17 (60.71%) MS Excel
6 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (53.57%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (50.00%) Citrix
9 13 (46.43%) EMC
9 13 (46.43%) SQL
10 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
11 11 (39.29%) VPN
11 11 (39.29%) Firewall
12 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
12 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
13 7 (25.00%) Cisco
13 7 (25.00%) HP
13 7 (25.00%) Dell
13 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
14 6 (21.43%) Juniper
14 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
14 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing NAS 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 NAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (60.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) SAN
2 17 (60.71%) LAN
2 17 (60.71%) WAN
3 11 (39.29%) Firewall
3 11 (39.29%) VPN
4 6 (21.43%) Network Security
5 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.57%) DNS
7 1 (3.57%) LDAP
7 1 (3.57%) FTP
7 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) DBA
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Database Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
8 1 (3.57%) Sales Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) UNIX
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (17.86%) Zachman Framework
3 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) BCP
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCSE
2 3 (10.71%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (21.43%) XenApp
4 6 (21.43%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.57%) Xen
5 1 (3.57%) NFS
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) VMware
2 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) Citrix
4 13 (46.43%) EMC
5 7 (25.00%) HP
5 7 (25.00%) Dell
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco
6 6 (21.43%) Juniper
6 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.71%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) Sun
8 1 (3.57%) Symantec
8 1 (3.57%) Stonesoft
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