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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 109 116 105
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing NAS 14 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.71% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 2.32% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 6
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +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 £57,500
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
322 302 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.35% 14.97% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 265 275 299
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
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 28 July 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 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 29 (100.00%) SAN
2 19 (65.52%) VMware
2 19 (65.52%) Windows
3 18 (62.07%) MS Exchange
3 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
4 17 (58.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (55.17%) Project Management
6 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (51.72%) MCSE
6 15 (51.72%) Unified Communications
6 15 (51.72%) Office 365
7 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
7 14 (48.28%) Degree
8 13 (44.83%) Office Communications Server
8 13 (44.83%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (44.83%) MCTS
8 13 (44.83%) MCITP
8 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (44.83%) Lync
8 13 (44.83%) Technical Analysis
8 13 (44.83%) MCSA
8 13 (44.83%) Migration
9 8 (27.59%) Cisco
10 7 (24.14%) EMC
10 7 (24.14%) NetApp
11 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
12 5 (17.24%) DNS

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (62.07%) MS Exchange
2 17 (58.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (44.83%) Office Communications Server
3 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (44.83%) Lync
4 5 (17.24%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) SAN
2 15 (51.72%) Unified Communications
3 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.24%) DNS
5 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
5 4 (13.79%) Firewall
5 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony
5 4 (13.79%) DHCP
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
6 3 (10.34%) SMTP
6 3 (10.34%) FTP
6 3 (10.34%) HTTP
6 3 (10.34%) SNMP
7 2 (6.90%) Multicast
7 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (13.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Consultant
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Consultant
2 13 (44.83%) Exchange Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Storage Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Implementation Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Implementation Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Backup Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.45%) PMI
2 1 (3.45%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Project Management
2 13 (44.83%) Technical Architecture
2 13 (44.83%) Technical Analysis
2 13 (44.83%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Data Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (51.72%) MCSE
2 14 (48.28%) Degree
3 13 (44.83%) MCTS
3 13 (44.83%) MCITP
3 13 (44.83%) MCSA
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (13.79%) CCNP
4 4 (13.79%) CCNA
5 3 (10.34%) NCDA
5 3 (10.34%) NCIE
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.45%) SNIA Certification
6 1 (3.45%) SCSE
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) NFS
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) VMware
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 7 (24.14%) EMC
4 7 (24.14%) NetApp
5 5 (17.24%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) Dell
7 3 (10.34%) Symantec
8 2 (6.90%) Fujitsu
8 2 (6.90%) IBM
8 2 (6.90%) Sun
8 2 (6.90%) Citrix
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle
9 1 (3.45%) StorageTek
9 1 (3.45%) ADIC
9 1 (3.45%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.45%) Juniper