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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 199 180 190
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs citing NAS 23 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.39% 2.84% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 11
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.85%
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
964 844 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.77% 15.87% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 807 687 651
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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
Birmingham -11 14 £35,250 -27.69% 6
Solihull - 5 £37,500 -
Shropshire +2 3 £31,000 -6.06% 2
Coventry -14 1 £38,500 -18.94%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 51 (85.00%) SAN
1 51 (85.00%) VMware
2 44 (73.33%) Windows
2 44 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 36 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (55.00%) Citrix
5 29 (48.33%) MS Exchange
6 27 (45.00%) Cisco
7 26 (43.33%) HP
8 25 (41.67%) Active Directory
8 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (40.00%) MCSE
9 24 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (38.33%) Firewall
10 23 (38.33%) EMC
10 23 (38.33%) Hyper-V
11 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (30.00%) vSphere
12 18 (30.00%) Lync
12 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (30.00%) VMware ESX
13 17 (28.33%) Office 365
14 15 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
14 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (25.00%) ITIL
14 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (23.33%) Clustering

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 29 (48.33%) MS Exchange
2 18 (30.00%) Lync
3 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (18.33%) IIS
5 11 (18.33%) SharePoint
5 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (15.00%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.33%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (85.00%) SAN
2 23 (38.33%) Firewall
3 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (18.33%) Unified Communications
5 10 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 10 (16.67%) VPN
5 10 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 9 (15.00%) iSCSI
6 9 (15.00%) DNS
7 8 (13.33%) LAN
7 8 (13.33%) WAN
8 6 (10.00%) Internet
9 5 (8.33%) DHCP
10 3 (5.00%) Wireless
10 3 (5.00%) Network Security
11 2 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (3.33%) DDNS
11 2 (3.33%) Multicast
12 1 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Automotive
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Consultant
2 14 (23.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) Exchange Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) IT Support
4 9 (15.00%) Senior IT Support
5 6 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
5 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 6 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Clustering
2 5 (8.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (73.33%) Windows
2 33 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (25.00%) ITIL
3 13 (21.67%) Project Management
4 9 (15.00%) Migration
4 9 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (15.00%) Change Control
4 9 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (11.67%) Change Management
5 7 (11.67%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.67%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.67%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.67%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.67%) Service Management
8 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.67%) Security Management
8 1 (1.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (40.00%) MCSE
3 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (23.33%) Degree
4 13 (21.67%) CCNA
5 11 (18.33%) MCITP
6 10 (16.67%) MCSA
6 10 (16.67%) CCA
6 10 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (15.00%) MCTS
8 6 (10.00%) NCDA
9 4 (6.67%) CCNP
9 4 (6.67%) ISEB
10 2 (3.33%) MCP
11 1 (1.67%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 23 (38.33%) Hyper-V
4 18 (30.00%) VMware ESX
4 18 (30.00%) vSphere
5 13 (21.67%) XenApp
6 10 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 9 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.00%) XenServer
9 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Backup Exec
2 10 (16.67%) SCCM
2 10 (16.67%) SCOM
3 8 (13.33%) NetBackup
4 6 (10.00%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 51 (85.00%) VMware
2 44 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 33 (55.00%) Citrix
4 27 (45.00%) Cisco
5 26 (43.33%) HP
6 23 (38.33%) EMC
7 13 (21.67%) NetApp
8 9 (15.00%) Siemens
8 9 (15.00%) IBM
8 9 (15.00%) Mitel
9 8 (13.33%) Symantec
10 7 (11.67%) Dell
11 5 (8.33%) Juniper
12 4 (6.67%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.67%) Hitachi
13 1 (1.67%) Lotus
13 1 (1.67%) Brocade
13 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.67%) Nimsoft
13 1 (1.67%) Spiceworks
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