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 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 205 152 177
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +25
Permanent jobs citing NAS 14 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.81% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 5.22% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 19
Average salary £31,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.73% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +5.00%
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
784 766 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.75% 15.59% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 662 663 750
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 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
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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
Shropshire -2 6 £31,000 +37.77%
Coventry -21 4 £62,500 +121.23%
Birmingham -23 4 £26,000 -52.72%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (100.00%) SAN
2 40 (83.33%) VMware
3 33 (68.75%) Windows
4 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 29 (60.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
7 27 (56.25%) Citrix
8 23 (47.92%) MS Exchange
9 21 (43.75%) TCP/IP
9 21 (43.75%) DNS
10 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
11 18 (37.50%) SQL
12 16 (33.33%) VPN
12 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (33.33%) Firewall
12 16 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
13 15 (31.25%) Linux
14 14 (29.17%) Hyper-V
15 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (27.08%) EMC
16 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
17 10 (20.83%) LAN
17 10 (20.83%) WAN
17 10 (20.83%) DHCP
17 10 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
17 10 (20.83%) Clustering
17 10 (20.83%) Network Monitoring

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (47.92%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.42%) IIS
3 5 (10.42%) Apache
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (100.00%) SAN
2 21 (43.75%) DNS
2 21 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 16 (33.33%) VPN
3 16 (33.33%) Firewall
4 10 (20.83%) LAN
4 10 (20.83%) WAN
4 10 (20.83%) DHCP
5 9 (18.75%) DDNS
6 5 (10.42%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (6.25%) Network Security
8 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (18.75%) MySQL
4 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Sales Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.17%) Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (31.25%) Linux
4 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.50%) UNIX
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.17%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.08%) Solaris
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 3 (6.25%) ITIL
3 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.17%) Project Management
4 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
4 2 (4.17%) Analytics
4 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.08%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (2.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (18.75%) MCSA
4 8 (16.67%) MCSE
4 8 (16.67%) CCA
5 3 (6.25%) EMC Certification
5 3 (6.25%) MCITP
5 3 (6.25%) NCDA
5 3 (6.25%) NCIE
6 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) CCNA
6 1 (2.08%) ISEB
System Software
1 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (29.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.50%) vSphere
5 3 (6.25%) XenApp
5 3 (6.25%) XenServer
6 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.08%) Xen
7 1 (2.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (83.33%) VMware
2 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 27 (56.25%) Citrix
4 13 (27.08%) EMC
5 9 (18.75%) NetApp
6 6 (12.50%) Dell
7 5 (10.42%) Cisco
7 5 (10.42%) HP
7 5 (10.42%) Symantec
8 3 (6.25%) Oracle
9 2 (4.17%) SAP
9 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.17%) Brocade
9 2 (4.17%) Lotus
9 2 (4.17%) Juniper
9 2 (4.17%) Hitachi
10 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.08%) Sun
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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