Period
to 14 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for NAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NAS over the 6 months to 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 206 257 339
Rank change year-on-year +51 +82 -12
Permanent jobs citing NAS 14 84 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.29% 0.72% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 3.77% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 68 32
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.84% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,875 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £58,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +5.56%

NAS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 840 2,228 2,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.34% 19.05% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 661 1,633 1,672
Median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,530 £22,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,972 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.76% -3.22% +5.56%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing NAS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in the Midlands

NAS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NAS in the Midlands.

Salary trend for NAS in the Midlands

NAS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing NAS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Salary histogram for NAS in the Midlands

NAS
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +47 13 £42,500 +13.33%
West Midlands +58 1 £30,875 -27.35% 2
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, IT jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for NAS.

1 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
4 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 8 (57.14%) Windows
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) Azure
7 5 (35.71%) WSUS
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) DHCP
7 5 (35.71%) Linux
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
8 4 (28.57%) Firmware
8 4 (28.57%) VLAN
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 4 (28.57%) Patch Management
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
8 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
8 4 (28.57%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
9 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) DHCP
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) VLAN
5 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
6 1 (7.14%) FCoE
6 1 (7.14%) IPsec
6 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) VSAN
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Handset
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 4 (28.57%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (21.43%) BCP
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Server Management
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Firmware
5 1 (7.14%) NFS
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (7.14%) VMware NSX
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) WSUS
2 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
3 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 1 (7.14%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) CommVault
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
4 2 (14.29%) Zerto
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Kaseya
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard