The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 166 177 174
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing NAS 35 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 3.18% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 17
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £38,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
752 849 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.17% 16.67% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 644 718 557
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
NAS
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 14 £55,000 +22.22%
Coventry +14 6 £28,250 -37.22% 2
Warwickshire +17 5 £52,500 +23.52%
Worcestershire +3 2 £52,500 +23.52%
Walsall - 2 £52,500 -
Shropshire +4 1 £22,500 -50.00%
Staffordshire -7 1 £65,000 +73.33% 1
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 51 (96.23%) SAN
2 34 (64.15%) VMware
3 29 (54.72%) Windows
4 23 (43.40%) EMC
5 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
6 20 (37.74%) NetApp
6 20 (37.74%) Linux
6 20 (37.74%) CLARiiON
6 20 (37.74%) Fibre Channel
7 19 (35.85%) HP
8 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (26.42%) IBM
9 14 (26.42%) Degree
10 13 (24.53%) Fujitsu
10 13 (24.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (24.53%) Sun
10 13 (24.53%) LAN
10 13 (24.53%) WAN
10 13 (24.53%) iSCSI
10 13 (24.53%) Hyper-V
11 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
11 12 (22.64%) DNS
12 11 (20.75%) SMTP
12 11 (20.75%) DHCP
12 11 (20.75%) FTP
12 11 (20.75%) SNMP
12 11 (20.75%) UNIX
12 11 (20.75%) AIX
12 11 (20.75%) Oracle
12 11 (20.75%) Firewall

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 8 (15.09%) Lync
1 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.43%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.77%) IIS
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.89%) Apache
6 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (96.23%) SAN
2 20 (37.74%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (24.53%) LAN
3 13 (24.53%) WAN
3 13 (24.53%) iSCSI
4 12 (22.64%) DNS
5 11 (20.75%) SMTP
5 11 (20.75%) DHCP
5 11 (20.75%) FTP
5 11 (20.75%) SNMP
5 11 (20.75%) Firewall
6 9 (16.98%) VLAN
6 9 (16.98%) FCoE
7 5 (9.43%) VPN
7 5 (9.43%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.66%) Wireless
8 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.77%) HTTP
10 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.66%) MSI
General
1 5 (9.43%) Automotive
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Consultant
2 11 (20.75%) Storage Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Backup Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Exchange Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Field Service Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Field Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Backup Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Storage Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Storage Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Implementation Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.77%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) CLARiiON
2 6 (11.32%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) Celerra
4 1 (1.89%) Replication
4 1 (1.89%) Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) PMI
4 1 (1.89%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) Linux
3 11 (20.75%) UNIX
3 11 (20.75%) AIX
4 10 (18.87%) HPUX
4 10 (18.87%) Solaris
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (18.87%) ITIL
3 9 (16.98%) Project Management
3 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.32%) Change Control
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.66%) BCP
7 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.77%) Data Management
7 2 (3.77%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.89%) Service Management
8 1 (1.89%) Workflow
8 1 (1.89%) Change Management
8 1 (1.89%) Security Management
8 1 (1.89%) PLM
8 1 (1.89%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) Perl
3 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.98%) MCSE
3 5 (9.43%) MCTS
3 5 (9.43%) MCITP
3 5 (9.43%) MCSA
4 3 (5.66%) MCP
4 3 (5.66%) NCIE
5 2 (3.77%) NCDA
5 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.77%) SNIA Certification
5 2 (3.77%) SCSE
6 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.89%) VCP5
6 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (24.53%) Hyper-V
3 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.66%) NFS
4 3 (5.66%) vSphere
5 2 (3.77%) XenServer
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.89%) KVM
6 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) NetBackup
2 7 (13.21%) SCOM
3 6 (11.32%) SCCM
4 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) VMware
2 23 (43.40%) EMC
3 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
4 20 (37.74%) NetApp
5 19 (35.85%) HP
6 14 (26.42%) IBM
7 13 (24.53%) Fujitsu
7 13 (24.53%) Sun
8 11 (20.75%) Oracle
9 10 (18.87%) Citrix
9 10 (18.87%) Cisco
9 10 (18.87%) StorageTek
10 8 (15.09%) Dell
11 7 (13.21%) Symantec
12 2 (3.77%) Veeam
13 1 (1.89%) WatchGuard
13 1 (1.89%) Brocade
13 1 (1.89%) JBoss
13 1 (1.89%) ADIC
13 1 (1.89%) Hitachi
Coventry
DP Connect
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Burntwood, Staffordshire
TechCare Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago