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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 123 109 122
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing NAS 8 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 3.20% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 8
Average salary £82,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
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
411 344 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.37% 17.09% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 377 286 279
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

NAS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (92.31%) SAN
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) UNIX
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
5 5 (38.46%) Replication
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) Clustering
6 4 (30.77%) Data Management
6 4 (30.77%) iSCSI
6 4 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (23.08%) Server Building
7 3 (23.08%) Magento
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) MySQL
7 3 (23.08%) PHP
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 2 (15.38%) Citrix
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) Project Management

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) iSCSI
2 4 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WLAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Management Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Data Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) ICT Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Professional Services Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Replication
2 4 (30.77%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) UNIX
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Management
2 3 (23.08%) Server Building
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) XenServer
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) Xen
4 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) EMC