The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 61 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NAS 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.84% - 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.46% - 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 97 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.73% 16.58% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 87 92 68
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
NAS
South Wales

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 18 April 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (100.00%) SAN
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) Network Design
6 5 (38.46%) Legal
7 4 (30.77%) Service Management
7 4 (30.77%) NetApp
7 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
8 3 (23.08%) Citrix
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (23.08%) Brocade
8 3 (23.08%) Marketing
8 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (23.08%) 3PAR
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) HP
8 3 (23.08%) UNIX
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 3 (23.08%) AIX
8 3 (23.08%) Advertising
8 3 (23.08%) Migration
8 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
8 3 (23.08%) Clustering
8 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
9 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
9 2 (15.38%) Replication
9 2 (15.38%) SQL

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 5 (38.46%) Legal
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Storage Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Storage Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Support Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) AIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Brocade
4 3 (23.08%) 3PAR
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec