The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 57 63 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs citing NAS 8 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.33% 0.18% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 0.89% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 10
Average salary £47,500 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.62% -3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +15.85%
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
116 112 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.27% 20.14% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 109 100 54
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NAS across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing NAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NAS.

1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Clustering
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) NetApp
6 4 (28.57%) ISA Server
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) IIS
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
9 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing NAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (7.14%) FCoE
4 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Storage Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Server Support
6 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) B2B
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) ISA Server
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix