The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 206 189 186
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Permanent jobs citing NAS 11 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 2.53% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 22
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.29%
NAS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
851 908 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.34% 16.62% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 763 738 789
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,968
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

NAS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

NAS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

NAS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

NAS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

NAS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Birmingham +12 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Warwickshire -3 4 - -
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
Walsall - 2 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £31,500 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (76.00%) SAN
2 16 (64.00%) Linux
3 15 (60.00%) VMware
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (40.00%) Citrix
6 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (36.00%) UNIX
6 9 (36.00%) Windows
6 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (28.00%) MCITP
8 7 (28.00%) Oracle
8 7 (28.00%) VPN
8 7 (28.00%) DNS
8 7 (28.00%) MCSA
8 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (28.00%) DHCP
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (28.00%) Firewall
9 6 (24.00%) NetApp
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (20.00%) MCSE
10 5 (20.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (20.00%) Clustering

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) SAN
2 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (28.00%) VPN
3 7 (28.00%) DNS
3 7 (28.00%) Firewall
3 7 (28.00%) DHCP
4 4 (16.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.00%) SNMP
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) WLAN
6 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) NetApp Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) NetApp Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Data Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (16.00%) Management Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Professional Services Manager
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) FlexPod
2 4 (16.00%) Replication
3 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) UNIX
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (4.00%) SUSE
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) HPUX
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Data Management
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Server Building
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Korn
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) MCSA
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (28.00%) MCITP
2 5 (20.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) CCA
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (8.00%) NCDA
4 2 (8.00%) NCIE
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.00%) XenApp
4 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.00%) vSphere
5 2 (8.00%) XenServer
6 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.00%) Xen
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (4.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Zenoss
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Citrix
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle
5 6 (24.00%) NetApp
6 3 (12.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Mercator
7 1 (4.00%) CA
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago