Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 323 294
Rank change year-on-year +43 -29 -58
Permanent jobs citing NAS 49 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 1.39% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 36
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £31,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% -18.71% -18.42%
10th Percentile £29,450 £29,600 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,450 £84,375
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +4.17%

NAS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1565 1872 1696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.46% 15.12% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1268 1493 1486
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,050 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017. 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
Warwickshire - 15 £40,000 -
Birmingham +33 10 £39,000 -
Shropshire +3 8 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Coventry +8 6 - -
Worcestershire - 4 £45,000 -
Staffordshire +20 3 £28,000 -6.67%
Solihull - 1 £55,000 -
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 47 (95.92%) SAN
2 40 (81.63%) Windows
3 37 (75.51%) VMware
4 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
5 26 (53.06%) Windows Server
6 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
7 23 (46.94%) HP
7 23 (46.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (42.86%) Firewall
9 20 (40.82%) Cisco
9 20 (40.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (38.78%) Linux
11 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (34.69%) iSCSI
13 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
14 15 (30.61%) DNS
14 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
15 14 (28.57%) Office 365
15 14 (28.57%) High Availability
15 14 (28.57%) Citrix
16 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
16 13 (26.53%) Network Security
17 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
17 12 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (24.49%) CCNA
17 12 (24.49%) IIS
18 11 (22.45%) Change Control
18 11 (22.45%) VLAN
19 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010

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 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
2 12 (24.49%) IIS
3 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (14.29%) Apache
5 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.08%) SAS
7 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 47 (95.92%) SAN
2 21 (42.86%) Firewall
3 17 (34.69%) iSCSI
4 15 (30.61%) DNS
5 13 (26.53%) Network Security
5 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
6 11 (22.45%) VLAN
7 10 (20.41%) WLAN
8 9 (18.37%) VPN
9 8 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (16.33%) DDNS
9 8 (16.33%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (14.29%) DHCP
11 4 (8.16%) Ethernet
12 3 (6.12%) FCoE
12 3 (6.12%) LDAP
12 3 (6.12%) SNMP
12 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (4.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.24%) Looker
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.04%) Ant
General
1 8 (16.33%) Back Office
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Administrator
4 8 (16.33%) Network Administrator
4 8 (16.33%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Head of Architecture
6 5 (10.20%) Head of Security
7 4 (8.16%) Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) IT Manager
7 4 (8.16%) IT Technical Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Support
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Flash
2 1 (2.04%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.41%) Clustering
3 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.12%) EMC VNX
5 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.08%) Replication
7 1 (2.04%) Celerra
7 1 (2.04%) CLARiiON
7 1 (2.04%) CMDB
7 1 (2.04%) IBM XIV
7 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (81.63%) Windows
2 26 (53.06%) Windows Server
3 19 (38.78%) Linux
4 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.20%) Unix
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Vista
8 3 (6.12%) Kali Linux
9 2 (4.08%) Solaris
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) High Availability
2 11 (22.45%) Change Control
3 10 (20.41%) Benchmarking
4 9 (18.37%) Network Security Management
4 9 (18.37%) Problem Management
4 9 (18.37%) Security Management
5 8 (16.33%) Information Security
5 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.33%) Network Management
5 8 (16.33%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (16.33%) Project Management
5 8 (16.33%) Security Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.24%) Security Architecture
8 5 (10.20%) OWASP
8 5 (10.20%) TOGAF
8 5 (10.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Perl
1 6 (12.24%) Python
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (24.49%) CCNA
2 12 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (16.33%) CCNP
4 7 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (14.29%) Degree
4 7 (14.29%) MCSA
5 6 (12.24%) MCITP
5 6 (12.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (10.20%) CISSP
6 5 (10.20%) ISSEP
6 5 (10.20%) MCSE
7 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.20%) NIST 800
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 23 (46.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
4 8 (16.33%) Firmware
5 7 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (10.20%) vSphere
7 2 (4.08%) NFS
7 2 (4.08%) vCloud
7 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.04%) UAG
8 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Backup Exec
1 6 (12.24%) HP Fortify
1 6 (12.24%) Nessus
1 6 (12.24%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.08%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (4.08%) SCOM
3 2 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.08%) vMotion
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (75.51%) VMware
2 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
3 23 (46.94%) HP
4 20 (40.82%) Cisco
5 14 (28.57%) Citrix
6 9 (18.37%) Juniper
6 9 (18.37%) ProCurve
7 8 (16.33%) NetApp
7 8 (16.33%) Palo Alto
7 8 (16.33%) Riverbed
8 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
9 6 (12.24%) Veracode
10 5 (10.20%) EMC
11 4 (8.16%) Fortinet
11 4 (8.16%) Veeam
12 3 (6.12%) 3PAR
12 3 (6.12%) Brocade
12 3 (6.12%) IBM
13 2 (4.08%) Isilon
13 2 (4.08%) Oracle
Shropshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Telford
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £52,250.00 - £57,750.00
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services Ltd
Salary: £39,546.00 - £43,709.00
Posted: 10 days ago