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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 204 176 185
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Permanent jobs citing NAS 21 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.46% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 2.88% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 12
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.76%
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
958 832 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.87% 15.81% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 799 681 652
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £52,350
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 22 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 22 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
(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
Birmingham -5 13 £37,500 -23.07% 5
Solihull - 5 £37,500 -
Shropshire 0 2 £38,000 +15.15% 2
Coventry -15 1 £38,500 -18.94%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 50 (84.75%) SAN
2 49 (83.05%) VMware
3 43 (72.88%) Microsoft
4 42 (71.19%) Windows
5 35 (59.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (54.24%) Citrix
7 31 (52.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (47.46%) MS Exchange
8 28 (47.46%) Cisco
9 26 (44.07%) HP
10 25 (42.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (40.68%) EMC
11 24 (40.68%) MCSE
11 24 (40.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
13 22 (37.29%) Firewall
13 22 (37.29%) Hyper-V
14 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (30.51%) Lync
15 18 (30.51%) vSphere
15 18 (30.51%) VMware ESX
16 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (28.81%) Office 365
17 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
17 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
18 15 (25.42%) ITIL
18 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2013
18 15 (25.42%) Fibre Channel
19 14 (23.73%) Degree
19 14 (23.73%) Cisco Certification

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 28 (47.46%) MS Exchange
2 18 (30.51%) Lync
3 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (18.64%) SharePoint
5 11 (18.64%) IIS
6 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (15.25%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (84.75%) SAN
2 22 (37.29%) Firewall
3 16 (27.12%) TCP/IP
4 15 (25.42%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (18.64%) Unified Communications
6 10 (16.95%) NetScaler
6 10 (16.95%) iSCSI
6 10 (16.95%) IP Telephony
7 9 (15.25%) VPN
8 8 (13.56%) DNS
9 7 (11.86%) LAN
9 7 (11.86%) WAN
10 6 (10.17%) Internet
11 5 (8.47%) DHCP
12 3 (5.08%) Network Security
12 3 (5.08%) Wireless
13 2 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (3.39%) FTP
13 2 (3.39%) Multicast
14 1 (1.69%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MSI
General
1 4 (6.78%) Back Office
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Automotive
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Consultant
2 14 (23.73%) Support Engineer
3 13 (22.03%) Senior Support Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Exchange Consultant
4 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Consultant
4 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) IT Support
4 9 (15.25%) Senior IT Support
5 6 (10.17%) Backup Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Team Leader
5 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 6 (10.17%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Team Leader
6 5 (8.47%) Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Software Packaging
2 3 (5.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Clustering
2 5 (8.47%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (71.19%) Windows
2 31 (52.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.78%) Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (25.42%) ITIL
3 13 (22.03%) Project Management
4 9 (15.25%) Migration
4 9 (15.25%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (15.25%) Change Control
4 9 (15.25%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (11.86%) Change Management
6 6 (10.17%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (10.17%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.78%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.69%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.69%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.69%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.69%) BCP
8 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (40.68%) MCSE
3 14 (23.73%) Degree
3 14 (23.73%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (22.03%) CCNA
5 11 (18.64%) MCITP
6 10 (16.95%) MCSA
6 10 (16.95%) CCA
6 10 (16.95%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (15.25%) MCTS
7 9 (15.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (11.86%) NCDA
9 4 (6.78%) CCNP
9 4 (6.78%) ISEB
10 2 (3.39%) MCP
11 1 (1.69%) NCIE
11 1 (1.69%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (59.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
3 22 (37.29%) Hyper-V
4 18 (30.51%) vSphere
4 18 (30.51%) VMware ESX
5 13 (22.03%) XenApp
6 10 (16.95%) XenDesktop
7 9 (15.25%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.08%) XenServer
9 1 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Backup Exec
2 10 (16.95%) SCCM
2 10 (16.95%) SCOM
3 8 (13.56%) NetBackup
4 6 (10.17%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 49 (83.05%) VMware
2 43 (72.88%) Microsoft
3 32 (54.24%) Citrix
4 28 (47.46%) Cisco
5 26 (44.07%) HP
6 24 (40.68%) EMC
7 14 (23.73%) NetApp
8 9 (15.25%) Siemens
8 9 (15.25%) IBM
8 9 (15.25%) Mitel
9 8 (13.56%) Dell
9 8 (13.56%) Symantec
10 5 (8.47%) Juniper
11 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.69%) Stonesoft
12 1 (1.69%) Nimsoft
12 1 (1.69%) Spiceworks
12 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.69%) Hitachi
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