The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 66 84 62
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs citing NAS 6 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.82% 0.12% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 0.70% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 5
Median salary £30,000 £36,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -10.97%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
NAS
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 142 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.81% 17.34% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 116 128 137
Median salary £36,378 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.72% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

NAS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

NAS Salary Trend in Cardiff

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for NAS.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 7 (63.64%) SAN
4 7 (63.64%) Internet
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (54.55%) Linux
6 5 (45.45%) MCSE
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 5 (45.45%) Office 365
7 4 (36.36%) SLA
7 4 (36.36%) MS Office
7 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 4 (36.36%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) Veritas
7 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
7 4 (36.36%) Sage
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 3 (27.27%) vSphere
8 3 (27.27%) CMS
8 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Commerce Server
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Internet
2 7 (63.64%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) FCoE
4 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) IT Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) IT Support
2 4 (36.36%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) PLM
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Service Design
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) MCP
4 2 (18.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Sage
3 4 (36.36%) Veritas
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) Brocade
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat