Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 284 203 267
Rank change year-on-year -81 +64 +73
Permanent jobs citing NAS 40 15 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.37% 0.32% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 1.93% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 15 49
10th Percentile £34,100 " £31,250
25th Percentile £36,270 £31,250 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,216 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.54% -5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £57,500 £43,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,375 £50,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% -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 1,461 778 2,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.59% 16.75% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,178 625 1,576
10th Percentile £26,070 £26,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £31,389 £33,250 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
75th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 2021. 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
West Midlands -88 31 £52,500 +27.27% 7
East Midlands -57 9 £34,500 +6.15% 4
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 37 (92.50%) SAN
2 31 (77.50%) Azure
3 26 (65.00%) VMware
4 24 (60.00%) Windows
5 23 (57.50%) Hyper-V
6 22 (55.00%) Windows Server
7 20 (50.00%) Linux
7 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (47.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 18 (45.00%) Cisco
10 16 (40.00%) Social Skills
11 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
12 14 (35.00%) AWS
13 13 (32.50%) NetApp
14 12 (30.00%) EMC
14 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
14 12 (30.00%) Microsoft 365
14 12 (30.00%) SCCM
15 10 (25.00%) ITIL
16 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
16 9 (22.50%) SQL
16 9 (22.50%) MCSE
16 9 (22.50%) CCNA
16 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (22.50%) Dell
17 8 (20.00%) NetBackup
17 8 (20.00%) CCNP

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 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 31 (77.50%) Azure
2 14 (35.00%) AWS
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (17.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (12.50%) Azure Stack
5 5 (12.50%) Cohesity
6 2 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (5.00%) IaaS
6 2 (5.00%) PaaS
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (92.50%) SAN
2 8 (20.00%) VLAN
3 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 5 (12.50%) VPN
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.50%) Metadata
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 7 (17.50%) Law
2 7 (17.50%) Presentation Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) IT Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Consultant
4 8 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (17.50%) SAN Consultant
5 7 (17.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 7 (17.50%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
6 6 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Administrator
7 5 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
7 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (10.00%) Head of Cybersecurity
8 4 (10.00%) Head of Security
8 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Server Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 7 (17.50%) HP Storage
4 6 (15.00%) Clustering
4 6 (15.00%) Fat Client
4 6 (15.00%) Replication
4 6 (15.00%) Thin Client
5 5 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (10.00%) NHS
7 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (17.50%) Unix
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) CentOS
7 2 (5.00%) Debian
7 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (25.00%) ITIL
3 8 (20.00%) Change Control
3 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
4 7 (17.50%) High Availability
4 7 (17.50%) Project Management
4 7 (17.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (17.50%) Service Management
5 5 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
5 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.50%) Server Building
5 5 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) CCNA
1 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (22.50%) MCSE
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (20.00%) CCNP
2 8 (20.00%) MCSA
2 8 (20.00%) NCSIE
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (17.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Hyper-V
2 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (17.50%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) NFS
6 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) SCCM
2 8 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 7 (17.50%) Backup Exec
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 7 (17.50%) WSUS
4 5 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (2.50%) Ansible
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) VMware
2 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (45.00%) Cisco
4 13 (32.50%) NetApp
5 12 (30.00%) EMC
6 9 (22.50%) Dell
7 8 (20.00%) Aruba
7 8 (20.00%) Isilon
8 7 (17.50%) HP
8 7 (17.50%) Ivanti
8 7 (17.50%) Meraki
8 7 (17.50%) Nimble Storage
8 7 (17.50%) Remedy
8 7 (17.50%) ServiceNow
9 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
10 4 (10.00%) Palo Alto
10 4 (10.00%) Sophos
11 1 (2.50%) Avature
11 1 (2.50%) Symantec