Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 298 330
Rank change year-on-year +19 +32 -34
Permanent jobs citing NAS 20 37 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.36% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 2.31% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 12
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £38,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +19.38% -19.38%
10th Percentile £34,802 £30,750 £29,075
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,275 £46,825
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% -

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 1,518 1,603 1,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.87% 15.70% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,120 1,305 1,435
West Midlands median annual salary £41,750 £38,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.44% -0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £24,675 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,150 £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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +10 9 £45,750 +36.57% 2
Staffordshire +30 5 £40,000 +25.00% 4
Shropshire -5 5 £82,500 +115.33% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £47,500 -
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 17 (85.00%) SAN
2 15 (75.00%) VMware
3 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (60.00%) Office 365
5 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (50.00%) DNS
6 10 (50.00%) Windows
6 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
7 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (35.00%) Degree
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (25.00%) MCITP
10 5 (25.00%) DHCP
10 5 (25.00%) SQL
10 5 (25.00%) MySQL
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (20.00%) MPLS
11 4 (20.00%) Information Security
11 4 (20.00%) Linux
11 4 (20.00%) VoIP
11 4 (20.00%) WLAN
11 4 (20.00%) LDAP
11 4 (20.00%) Kerberos
11 4 (20.00%) SNMP

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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Office 365
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.00%) IaaS
3 2 (10.00%) PaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) SAN
2 10 (50.00%) DNS
2 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
4 4 (20.00%) Kerberos
4 4 (20.00%) MPLS
4 4 (20.00%) SNMP
4 4 (20.00%) VLAN
4 4 (20.00%) VoIP
4 4 (20.00%) WLAN
5 3 (15.00%) DDNS
5 3 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) VSAN
6 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (10.00%) MariaDB
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
1 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (10.00%) Gatling
1 2 (10.00%) GitLab
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
1 2 (10.00%) NeoLoad
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) IT Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) LDAP
2 2 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (15.00%) B2B
3 3 (15.00%) Direct Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) MCITP
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (10.00%) MCSA
5 2 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) Docker
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Consul
2 2 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (10.00%) Grafana
2 2 (10.00%) Kibana
2 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.00%) logstash
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Rancher
2 2 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Avaya
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) QNAP
4 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (10.00%) Dynatrace
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat