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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 125 101 118
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Permanent jobs citing NAS 8 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 1.04% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 6.90% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 5
Average salary £82,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
410 290 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.35% 15.03% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 366 247 276
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

NAS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) UNIX
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (35.71%) Replication
7 4 (28.57%) Clustering
7 4 (28.57%) Data Management
7 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 3 (21.43%) Magento
8 3 (21.43%) Server Building
8 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (21.43%) MySQL
8 3 (21.43%) PHP
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 3 (21.43%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) WAN
8 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
9 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 2 (14.29%) Finance

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
3 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) LDAP
5 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Management Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Data Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) ICT Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Professional Services Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Replication
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Data Management
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (21.43%) Server Building
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat