Period
to 18 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 279 323
Rank change year-on-year +6 +44 -18
Permanent jobs citing NAS 24 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.43% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 2.73% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 16
West Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.96% -5.63%
10th Percentile £34,802 £28,100 £29,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,500 £51,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% -7.69% +2.63%

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 1,493 1,573 1,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.95% 15.77% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,086 1,265 1,393
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,508 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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
Birmingham +1 10 £47,500 +40.74%
Shropshire +14 9 £64,750 +69.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £47,500 -
Staffordshire +16 2 £36,750 +31.25%
Warwickshire +23 1 £38,500 -3.75%
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 21 (87.50%) SAN
2 17 (70.83%) VMware
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (54.17%) Hyper-V
5 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (50.00%) DNS
5 12 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (45.83%) Windows
7 10 (41.67%) MySQL
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (41.67%) Office 365
8 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (33.33%) Clustering
9 8 (33.33%) DDNS
9 8 (33.33%) IIS
9 8 (33.33%) Apache
9 8 (33.33%) Citrix
9 8 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (33.33%) SolarWinds
9 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (20.83%) Degree
12 4 (16.67%) SQL
12 4 (16.67%) Storage Management

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 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (33.33%) Apache
2 8 (33.33%) IIS
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Office 365
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.33%) IaaS
3 2 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) SAN
2 12 (50.00%) DNS
2 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (33.33%) DDNS
3 8 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (12.50%) VoIP
4 3 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (8.33%) DHCP
5 2 (8.33%) Firewall
5 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (8.33%) Kerberos
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) MPLS
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (8.33%) SNMP
5 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 2 (8.33%) VSAN
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) WLAN
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (8.33%) MariaDB
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Ant
1 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
1 2 (8.33%) Gatling
1 2 (8.33%) GitLab
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
1 2 (8.33%) NeoLoad
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) IT Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.33%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (8.33%) LDAP
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) EMC VNX
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) Storage Management
3 3 (12.50%) B2B
3 3 (12.50%) Direct Marketing
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.33%) Data Deduplication
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) ERP
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Management
4 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (54.17%) Hyper-V
2 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
1 2 (8.33%) Consul
1 2 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (8.33%) Grafana
1 2 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (8.33%) Kibana
1 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (8.33%) logstash
1 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Rancher
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
3 8 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
4 3 (12.50%) QNAP
5 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (8.33%) AppDynamics
5 2 (8.33%) Brocade
5 2 (8.33%) Dynatrace
5 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya