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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 223 183 178
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -5
Permanent jobs citing NAS 2 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.65% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 4.23% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 31 16
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -19.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.89%
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
806 781 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.30% 15.42% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 684 695 601
Average salary £42,500 £35,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.56% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
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 9 February 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
(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
Shropshire -4 1 £31,500 +1.61% 1
Warwickshire -19 1 - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 10 (66.67%) NetApp
2 8 (53.33%) C
2 8 (53.33%) FlexPod
3 7 (46.67%) SAN
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Clustering
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Meraki
7 2 (13.33%) WebEx
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (13.33%) Dell
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) WebEx
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) DDNS
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) NetApp Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) NetApp Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Storage Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) IT Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) FlexPod
2 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCA
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) NetApp
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) Meraki
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
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