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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 180 172 175
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing NAS 28 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.54% 2.68% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 11
Average salary £32,500 £41,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% -17.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
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
792 709 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.50% 17.24% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 696 552 694
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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 - 13 £31,000 -
Birmingham -13 8 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Coventry -20 3 £37,500 +59.57% 2
Staffordshire -5 2 £42,500 -34.61%
Warwickshire -14 2 £41,250 +1.22%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 60 (100.00%) SAN
2 55 (91.67%) VMware
3 42 (70.00%) Windows
4 41 (68.33%) Microsoft
5 37 (61.67%) Citrix
6 35 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (56.67%) Active Directory
8 29 (48.33%) MS Exchange
9 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
10 23 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (36.67%) DNS
12 21 (35.00%) SQL
12 21 (35.00%) Hyper-V
13 20 (33.33%) TCP/IP
13 20 (33.33%) EMC
13 20 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (31.67%) Firewall
14 19 (31.67%) VPN
15 18 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (28.33%) LAN
16 17 (28.33%) WAN
16 17 (28.33%) MS Excel
17 15 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
17 15 (25.00%) Clustering
17 15 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
18 13 (21.67%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
20 11 (18.33%) Cisco

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (48.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (11.67%) IIS
4 5 (8.33%) Apache
4 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.00%) Lync
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.33%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 17 (28.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (100.00%) SAN
2 22 (36.67%) DNS
3 20 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 19 (31.67%) VPN
4 19 (31.67%) Firewall
5 17 (28.33%) LAN
5 17 (28.33%) WAN
6 10 (16.67%) DDNS
7 9 (15.00%) DHCP
8 6 (10.00%) Network Security
9 5 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (3.33%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.33%) Internet
11 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.67%) FTP
11 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (13.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Support Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (11.67%) Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Backup Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Support
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Sales Manager
10 2 (3.33%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (6.67%) CLARiiON
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 42 (70.00%) Windows
2 35 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (18.33%) Linux
6 3 (5.00%) UNIX
7 2 (3.33%) Windows NT
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (21.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (15.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.33%) ITIL
5 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (3.33%) Change Control
5 2 (3.33%) Analytics
5 2 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.33%) Change Management
5 2 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.67%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.67%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.67%) Migration
6 1 (1.67%) BCP
6 1 (1.67%) Project Management
6 1 (1.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (1.67%) Perl
4 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (18.33%) MCSE
4 9 (15.00%) MCSA
5 8 (13.33%) CCA
6 5 (8.33%) ISEB
7 4 (6.67%) MCITP
8 3 (5.00%) EMC Certification
9 1 (1.67%) MCTS
9 1 (1.67%) Degree
9 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.67%) NCDA
9 1 (1.67%) NCIE
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.67%) CCNP
9 1 (1.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 23 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (35.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (15.00%) vSphere
5 6 (10.00%) XenApp
6 4 (6.67%) XenServer
7 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.67%) Xen
8 1 (1.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) SCOM
3 2 (3.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 55 (91.67%) VMware
2 41 (68.33%) Microsoft
3 37 (61.67%) Citrix
4 20 (33.33%) EMC
5 11 (18.33%) HP
5 11 (18.33%) Cisco
6 9 (15.00%) Dell
7 7 (11.67%) NetApp
8 6 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (10.00%) Juniper
9 5 (8.33%) Symantec
10 2 (3.33%) Lotus
10 2 (3.33%) Brocade
10 2 (3.33%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.67%) Oracle
11 1 (1.67%) Sun
11 1 (1.67%) Stonesoft
11 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
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