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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 211 215 200
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing NAS 10 9 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.18% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 1.11% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 34
Median salary £35,000 £28,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £46,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £44,141 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.38% +3.86%
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
928 808 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.87% 15.81% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 730 707 816
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 7 £42,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £27,250 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for NAS.

1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) SAN
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
5 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
6 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
7 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) NetApp
8 5 (29.41%) Project Management
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (29.41%) Office 365
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
9 4 (23.53%) Clustering
9 4 (23.53%) Firewall
9 4 (23.53%) HP
9 4 (23.53%) DHCP
9 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
9 4 (23.53%) DNS
9 4 (23.53%) Unix
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 3 (17.65%) VoIP
10 3 (17.65%) MCSE
10 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (11.76%) WebEx
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) IMAP
5 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) SMTP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Server Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) IT Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 4 (23.53%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (17.65%) MCSE
4 2 (11.76%) MCSA
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) Docker
5 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (5.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 4 (23.53%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 2 (11.76%) Meraki
7 1 (5.88%) Brocade
7 1 (5.88%) Draytek
7 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) Veeam