The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 31 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing NAS 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.60% 0.88% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 2.27% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £31,000 £22,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.77% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +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 Shropshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 44 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 32.03% 38.60% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 64 32 29
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £50,250 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NAS across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

NAS
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NAS across the Shropshire region.

NAS Salary Trend in Shropshire

NAS
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +3 6 £31,000 +37.77%
NAS
West Midlands

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
1 19 (100.00%) SAN
2 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 18 (94.74%) VMware
3 17 (89.47%) TCP/IP
4 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
4 16 (84.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (78.95%) Citrix Certification
6 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
7 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
8 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (52.63%) Clustering
10 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (47.37%) DDNS
10 9 (47.37%) Firewall
10 9 (47.37%) Linux
10 9 (47.37%) VPN
10 9 (47.37%) DHCP
10 9 (47.37%) MCSA
11 8 (42.11%) CCA
11 8 (42.11%) MCSE
12 7 (36.84%) SQL
12 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
13 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (26.32%) Apache
3 5 (26.32%) IIS
4 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
4 2 (10.53%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
1 19 (100.00%) SAN
2 17 (89.47%) TCP/IP
3 9 (47.37%) VPN
3 9 (47.37%) DHCP
3 9 (47.37%) DDNS
3 9 (47.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2000
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) MySQL
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Support
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
7 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) Windows NT
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (78.95%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (47.37%) MCSA
4 8 (42.11%) CCA
4 8 (42.11%) MCSE
5 3 (15.79%) MCITP
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) XenServer
4 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (94.74%) VMware
3 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Lotus