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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 218 206 171
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -35
Permanent jobs citing NAS 21 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.26% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 1.78% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 36
Average salary £34,000 £31,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -38.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £73,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
976 786 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.64% 14.70% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 752 663 664
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
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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
Coventry +7 8 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Shropshire -11 6 £31,500 +1.61%
Birmingham -13 5 - - 1
Walsall - 1 £27,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £37,500 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) SAN
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
3 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
4 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
5 14 (60.87%) VMware
6 13 (56.52%) Cisco
6 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
7 12 (52.17%) Citrix
7 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (47.83%) DNS
9 10 (43.48%) LAN
9 10 (43.48%) WAN
9 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (43.48%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
10 8 (34.78%) Linux
10 8 (34.78%) Symantec
11 7 (30.43%) Clustering
11 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
11 7 (30.43%) Backup Exec
11 7 (30.43%) SQL
11 7 (30.43%) Unix
11 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
11 7 (30.43%) NetApp
12 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
12 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (26.09%) DDNS
12 6 (26.09%) Firewall

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (21.74%) Skype for Business
5 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (17.39%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (47.83%) DNS
3 10 (43.48%) LAN
3 10 (43.48%) Remote Desktop
3 10 (43.48%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 6 (26.09%) DDNS
5 6 (26.09%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) DHCP
6 5 (21.74%) Wireless
7 4 (17.39%) MPLS
7 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
7 4 (17.39%) Skype
7 4 (17.39%) VoIP
7 4 (17.39%) WLAN
7 4 (17.39%) xDSL
8 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Backup Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) NetBackup Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (30.43%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Celerra
3 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (34.78%) Linux
5 7 (30.43%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Presales
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.35%) Data Security
3 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) vSphere
4 4 (17.39%) XenApp
4 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
4 4 (17.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Backup Exec
1 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) Citrix
4 8 (34.78%) Symantec
5 7 (30.43%) NetApp
6 5 (21.74%) Dell
6 5 (21.74%) HP
7 4 (17.39%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) Ruckus Wireless
7 4 (17.39%) SonicWALL
8 2 (8.70%) EMC
8 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
9 1 (4.35%) IBM
9 1 (4.35%) Meraki
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle
9 1 (4.35%) Sun
9 1 (4.35%) Veeam
9 1 (4.35%) Veritas
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus up to 13%
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £40000 - £51000.00 per annum
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