The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 104 119 103
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing NAS 16 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 2.17% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 6
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
308 322 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.24% 16.03% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 256 289 296
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
NAS
West Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) SAN
2 21 (67.74%) VMware
3 20 (64.52%) Windows
4 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
4 19 (61.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
5 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
6 17 (54.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (51.61%) Project Management
7 16 (51.61%) Degree
8 15 (48.39%) MCSE
8 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
8 15 (48.39%) Unified Communications
8 15 (48.39%) Office 365
9 13 (41.94%) MCSA
9 13 (41.94%) Migration
9 13 (41.94%) MCTS
9 13 (41.94%) MCITP
9 13 (41.94%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (41.94%) Office Communications Server
9 13 (41.94%) Lync
9 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (41.94%) Technical Analysis
10 8 (25.81%) Cisco
11 7 (22.58%) EMC
11 7 (22.58%) NetApp
12 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
13 5 (16.13%) IIS

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
2 17 (54.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (41.94%) Office Communications Server
3 13 (41.94%) Lync
3 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (16.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) SAN
2 15 (48.39%) Unified Communications
3 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
4 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 5 (16.13%) iSCSI
5 4 (12.90%) Firewall
5 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
5 4 (12.90%) VPN
5 4 (12.90%) DHCP
6 3 (9.68%) FTP
6 3 (9.68%) HTTP
6 3 (9.68%) SNMP
6 3 (9.68%) SMTP
6 3 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (6.45%) Multicast
8 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (12.90%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Consultant
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Consultant
2 13 (41.94%) Exchange Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Storage Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Implementation Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Storage Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Implementation Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.23%) Celerra
2 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Project Management
2 13 (41.94%) Migration
2 13 (41.94%) Technical Architecture
2 13 (41.94%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) Data Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Degree
2 15 (48.39%) MCSE
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (41.94%) MCSA
3 13 (41.94%) MCTS
3 13 (41.94%) MCITP
4 4 (12.90%) CCNP
4 4 (12.90%) CCNA
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.68%) NCDA
5 3 (9.68%) NCIE
6 1 (3.23%) VCP5
6 1 (3.23%) MCP
6 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.23%) SNIA Certification
6 1 (3.23%) SCSE
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
3 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.90%) NFS
5 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.45%) vSphere
7 1 (3.23%) KVM
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.23%) XenApp
7 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) VMware
2 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco
4 7 (22.58%) EMC
4 7 (22.58%) NetApp
5 5 (16.13%) HP
6 4 (12.90%) Dell
7 3 (9.68%) Symantec
7 3 (9.68%) Citrix
8 2 (6.45%) IBM
8 2 (6.45%) Sun
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) Fujitsu
8 2 (6.45%) Veeam
9 1 (3.23%) StorageTek
9 1 (3.23%) Juniper
9 1 (3.23%) ADIC
9 1 (3.23%) Hitachi