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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 210 189 188
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Permanent jobs citing NAS 13 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 3.24% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 20
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,500 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
891 894 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.32% 16.57% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 800 731 798
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Birmingham -9 8 £82,500 +50.00%
Shropshire +3 5 £27,500 -21.42%
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
Walsall - 2 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £40,000 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 27 (96.43%) SAN
2 20 (71.43%) VMware
3 19 (67.86%) Linux
4 15 (53.57%) Windows
4 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
4 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
5 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (46.43%) Citrix
6 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (42.86%) DNS
8 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
8 11 (39.29%) UNIX
8 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
9 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (32.14%) DHCP
11 8 (28.57%) VPN
11 8 (28.57%) MCSA
11 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (28.57%) Firewall
11 8 (28.57%) MCITP
12 7 (25.00%) Clustering
12 7 (25.00%) SQL
12 7 (25.00%) Oracle
13 6 (21.43%) ITIL
13 6 (21.43%) MCSE
13 6 (21.43%) MySQL
13 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (21.43%) Citrix Certification

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) SAN
2 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
3 12 (42.86%) DNS
4 9 (32.14%) DHCP
5 8 (28.57%) VPN
5 8 (28.57%) Firewall
6 5 (17.86%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (14.29%) iSCSI
8 2 (7.14%) DDNS
9 1 (3.57%) LDAP
9 1 (3.57%) LAN
9 1 (3.57%) WLAN
9 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Management Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.71%) ICT Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) NetApp Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Clustering
2 5 (17.86%) Replication
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (39.29%) UNIX
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Data Management
3 3 (10.71%) Server Building
3 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (28.57%) MCSA
2 8 (28.57%) MCITP
3 6 (21.43%) MCSE
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (14.29%) CCA
5 2 (7.14%) NCDA
5 2 (7.14%) NCIE
6 1 (3.57%) EMC Certification
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) XenApp
3 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
5 2 (7.14%) XenServer
6 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.57%) Xen
6 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) VMware
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Citrix
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) SAP
6 2 (7.14%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Sun
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago