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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 217 213 170
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -43
Permanent jobs citing NAS 17 14 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.26% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 1.82% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 46
Median salary £39,000 £38,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,200 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £82,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
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
905 768 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.73% 14.42% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 709 661 708
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,500
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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Coventry 0 7 £40,000 -50.00%
Birmingham -19 5 - -
Shropshire -20 3 £31,500 +14.54%
Kingswinford - 1 £52,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £37,500 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 23 (100.00%) SAN
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
3 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
4 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
5 14 (60.87%) VMware
6 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
7 12 (52.17%) Cisco
7 12 (52.17%) Citrix
7 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (47.83%) DNS
8 11 (47.83%) LAN
8 11 (47.83%) WAN
9 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (43.48%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (34.78%) Linux
10 8 (34.78%) SQL
10 8 (34.78%) Symantec
11 7 (30.43%) Clustering
11 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
11 7 (30.43%) Backup Exec
11 7 (30.43%) Unix
11 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
11 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
12 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
12 6 (26.09%) NetApp
12 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (26.09%) DDNS
13 5 (21.74%) Firewall

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 15 (65.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (21.74%) Skype for Business
5 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (17.39%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (47.83%) DNS
2 11 (47.83%) LAN
2 11 (47.83%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 6 (26.09%) DDNS
6 5 (21.74%) DHCP
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall
7 4 (17.39%) MPLS
7 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
7 4 (17.39%) Skype
7 4 (17.39%) VoIP
7 4 (17.39%) Wireless
7 4 (17.39%) WLAN
7 4 (17.39%) xDSL
8 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Backup Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) NetBackup Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Clustering
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Celerra
3 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.35%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (34.78%) Linux
6 7 (30.43%) Unix
7 1 (4.35%) CentOS
7 1 (4.35%) Solaris
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (17.39%) Presales
2 4 (17.39%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.35%) Data Security
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) vSphere
4 4 (17.39%) XenApp
4 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
4 4 (17.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Backup Exec
1 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix
3 8 (34.78%) Symantec
4 6 (26.09%) NetApp
5 5 (21.74%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) Aerohive Networks
6 4 (17.39%) Dell
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) Ruckus Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) SonicWALL
7 2 (8.70%) EMC
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
8 1 (4.35%) IBM
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (4.35%) Sun
8 1 (4.35%) Veeam
8 1 (4.35%) Veritas