Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 259 278 310
Rank change year-on-year +19 +32 -4
Permanent jobs citing NAS 22 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 2.61% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 15
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £44,425 £54,825 £46,300
England median annual salary £43,000 £49,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.69% +9.44% -2.17%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,517 1,454 1,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.48% 14.80% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,112 1,145 1,316
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,763 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for NAS 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for NAS in the West Midlands

NAS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for NAS 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 6 months to 18 January 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
Staffordshire +28 14 £40,000 +45.45%
Birmingham +4 5 £36,404 +8.67%
Worcestershire -5 2 £30,000 -33.33% 3
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for NAS.

1 22 (100.00%) SAN
2 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 20 (90.91%) Office 365
3 19 (86.36%) Windows
4 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
5 17 (77.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
6 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (68.18%) MS Exchange
6 15 (68.18%) Degree
7 13 (59.09%) MCITP
7 13 (59.09%) DHCP
7 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
7 13 (59.09%) DNS
8 12 (54.55%) WLAN
8 12 (54.55%) MPLS
8 12 (54.55%) Kerberos
8 12 (54.55%) SNMP
8 12 (54.55%) LDAP
8 12 (54.55%) Information Security
8 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (54.55%) VLAN
8 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 11 (50.00%) Avaya
10 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (31.82%) Linux
12 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
12 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing

NAS
Co-occurring 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 (68.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (90.91%) Office 365
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) SAN
2 13 (59.09%) DHCP
2 13 (59.09%) DNS
2 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
3 12 (54.55%) Kerberos
3 12 (54.55%) MPLS
3 12 (54.55%) SNMP
3 12 (54.55%) VLAN
3 12 (54.55%) WLAN
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) IT Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Support
6 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Wintel Support
6 2 (9.09%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Online Games
4 1 (4.55%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Information Security
1 12 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (68.18%) Degree
3 13 (59.09%) MCITP
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (13.64%) MCSA
5 3 (13.64%) MCSE
6 2 (9.09%) MCT
7 1 (4.55%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
1 2 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) Avaya
4 3 (13.64%) NetApp
5 2 (9.09%) EMC
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) Aruba
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Mitel
6 1 (4.55%) ProCurve