Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 285 332 310
Rank change year-on-year +47 -22 +93
Permanent jobs citing NAS 60 42 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.54% 0.33% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.81% 1.87% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 47
Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - +15.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £31,150
90th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £49,500
England median annual salary £43,713 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.65% -7.37% +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 2,132 2,243 2,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.05% 17.73% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,560 1,632 1,873
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,973 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for NAS in the Midlands

NAS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NAS in the Midlands.

Salary trend for NAS in the Midlands

NAS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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 +30 33 £34,500 -13.75% 4
East Midlands +25 27 £47,500 +31.03% 4
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 55 (91.67%) Hyper-V
2 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 49 (81.67%) SAN
3 42 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 42 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 37 (61.67%) Windows Server
5 34 (56.67%) SCCM
6 32 (53.33%) Azure
6 32 (53.33%) Active Directory
7 30 (50.00%) SharePoint
7 30 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 28 (46.67%) Office 365
9 27 (45.00%) VMware
10 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
10 26 (43.33%) Skype for Business
11 25 (41.67%) Data Centre
11 25 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
12 24 (40.00%) DHCP
12 24 (40.00%) Cisco
13 23 (38.33%) Management Information System
14 22 (36.67%) DNS
15 21 (35.00%) Citrix
16 20 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
17 18 (30.00%) VLAN
18 17 (28.33%) NetApp
19 16 (26.67%) BCP
20 14 (23.33%) Clustering
20 14 (23.33%) Thin Client
20 14 (23.33%) HP

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 30 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 30 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 26 (43.33%) Skype for Business
3 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.67%) SAS
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 32 (53.33%) Azure
2 28 (46.67%) Office 365
3 11 (18.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (5.00%) AWS
5 3 (5.00%) IaaS
5 3 (5.00%) PaaS
6 1 (1.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 49 (81.67%) SAN
2 24 (40.00%) DHCP
3 22 (36.67%) DNS
4 18 (30.00%) VLAN
5 14 (23.33%) Fibre Channel
5 14 (23.33%) iSCSI
6 10 (16.67%) FCoE
6 10 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (11.67%) Firewall
7 7 (11.67%) Wireless
8 5 (8.33%) LAN
8 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (8.33%) WAN
9 3 (5.00%) VPN
10 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (6.67%) Games
1 4 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (61.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Server Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.33%) IT Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 1 (1.67%) Senior IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 23 (38.33%) Management Information System
3 14 (23.33%) Clustering
3 14 (23.33%) Fat Client
3 14 (23.33%) Thin Client
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 37 (61.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.67%) Linux
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 16 (26.67%) BCP
4 11 (18.33%) ITIL
5 10 (16.67%) Project Delivery
6 8 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (10.00%) High Availability
8 4 (6.67%) Break/Fix
8 4 (6.67%) Change Control
8 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) Project Management
8 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) Security Management
8 4 (6.67%) Security Patching
8 4 (6.67%) Server Management
8 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.67%) Service Management
9 3 (5.00%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) MCSA
1 5 (8.33%) MCSE
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.67%) CCNA
2 1 (1.67%) CCNP
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (91.67%) Hyper-V
2 32 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 25 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (16.67%) vSphere
5 10 (16.67%) XenApp
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (5.00%) BitLocker
7 3 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (56.67%) SCCM
2 8 (13.33%) WSUS
3 7 (11.67%) Backup Exec
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.67%) SCOM
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (45.00%) VMware
3 24 (40.00%) Cisco
4 21 (35.00%) Citrix
5 17 (28.33%) NetApp
6 14 (23.33%) Dell
6 14 (23.33%) HP
7 10 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
8 5 (8.33%) Acronis
8 5 (8.33%) SonicWALL
8 5 (8.33%) WatchGuard
9 4 (6.67%) Arista
9 4 (6.67%) Brocade
9 4 (6.67%) Ivanti
9 4 (6.67%) Palo Alto
9 4 (6.67%) Remedy
9 4 (6.67%) ServiceNow
9 4 (6.67%) Symantec
9 4 (6.67%) Ubiquiti
9 4 (6.67%) Veeam