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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 123 97 109
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs citing NAS 5 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 0.89% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 6.32% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 4
Average salary £26,000 £52,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.47% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
290 253 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.93% 14.09% 19.00%
Number of salaries quoted 237 227 261
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 2015.

NAS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 15 (93.75%) SAN
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) LAN
5 9 (56.25%) WAN
6 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 6 (37.50%) VPN
8 6 (37.50%) Firewall
9 5 (31.25%) EMC
9 5 (31.25%) Citrix
10 4 (25.00%) UNIX
10 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (25.00%) Linux
11 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
11 3 (18.75%) MySQL
11 3 (18.75%) PHP
11 3 (18.75%) NetApp
11 3 (18.75%) HP
11 3 (18.75%) Dell

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) SAN
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) WLAN
6 1 (6.25%) LDAP
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Sales Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
1 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) EMC
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Dell
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) Sun
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec