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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 197 160 175
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +15
Permanent jobs citing NAS 14 51 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.94% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 6.16% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14 46 21
Average salary £38,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £29,550 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
776 828 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.38% 15.33% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 666 718 732
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 £27,500 -4.34% 1
Birmingham -26 6 £78,750 +50.00% 1
Coventry -10 2 £80,000 +144.27%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 41 (97.62%) SAN
2 33 (78.57%) VMware
3 27 (64.29%) Windows
4 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
5 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
7 21 (50.00%) Citrix
7 21 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 20 (47.62%) DNS
8 20 (47.62%) Linux
9 19 (45.24%) MS Exchange
10 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
10 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (35.71%) Hyper-V
11 15 (35.71%) SQL
12 14 (33.33%) VPN
12 14 (33.33%) Firewall
12 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (28.57%) Clustering
13 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (26.19%) DHCP
14 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
15 10 (23.81%) MCSA
15 10 (23.81%) UNIX
15 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (21.43%) MySQL
17 8 (19.05%) MCSE

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 19 (45.24%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.90%) IIS
3 5 (11.90%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (97.62%) SAN
2 21 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 20 (47.62%) DNS
4 14 (33.33%) VPN
4 14 (33.33%) Firewall
5 11 (26.19%) DHCP
6 8 (19.05%) DDNS
7 5 (11.90%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (11.90%) LAN
7 5 (11.90%) WAN
8 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.38%) WLAN
9 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (21.43%) MySQL
4 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Backup Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) ICT Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Data Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Management Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Clustering
2 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) Replication
4 3 (7.14%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (47.62%) Linux
4 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (23.81%) UNIX
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (9.52%) Patch Management
4 3 (7.14%) Server Building
4 3 (7.14%) Data Management
4 3 (7.14%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Analytics
5 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (23.81%) MCSA
4 8 (19.05%) MCSE
5 6 (14.29%) CCA
5 6 (14.29%) MCITP
6 2 (4.76%) EMC Certification
6 2 (4.76%) NCDA
6 2 (4.76%) NCIE
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
7 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
2 15 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
5 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.76%) XenApp
5 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.38%) Xen
6 1 (2.38%) XenServer
6 1 (2.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) VMware
2 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
3 21 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle
4 6 (14.29%) NetApp
4 6 (14.29%) EMC
5 3 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (4.76%) SAP
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Hitachi
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Dell
6 2 (4.76%) Brocade
7 1 (2.38%) Sun
7 1 (2.38%) Lotus
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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