The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 81 101 74
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Permanent jobs citing NAS 9 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.81% 0.079% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 0.47% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 22
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £36,500 £21,475
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £36,500 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
NAS
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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
216 215 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.34% 16.97% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 192 202 264
Median salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

NAS
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

NAS Salary Trend in South Wales

NAS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

NAS Salary Histogram in South Wales

NAS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +12 5 £35,000 -4.10%
Bridgend - 2 £20,500 -
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £42,500 -
NAS
Wales

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 South Wales region with a requirement for NAS.

1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) SAN
3 19 (63.33%) Linux
3 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
4 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 17 (56.67%) DNS
4 17 (56.67%) Cisco
4 17 (56.67%) Firewall
5 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (40.00%) Office 365
7 11 (36.67%) Internet
7 11 (36.67%) VMware
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
7 11 (36.67%) SQL
7 11 (36.67%) ITIL
8 10 (33.33%) Mac OS X
8 10 (33.33%) Sage
9 9 (30.00%) MS Office
9 9 (30.00%) Unix
10 8 (26.67%) MCSE
11 7 (23.33%) NetApp
12 6 (20.00%) HP
12 6 (20.00%) High Availability
13 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (16.67%) vSphere
13 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
13 5 (16.67%) FTP
13 5 (16.67%) VPN

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (6.67%) Commerce Server
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) SAN
2 17 (56.67%) DNS
2 17 (56.67%) Firewall
3 11 (36.67%) Internet
4 5 (16.67%) FTP
4 5 (16.67%) VPN
5 4 (13.33%) iSCSI
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (10.00%) Kerberos
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security
6 3 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (6.67%) DHCP
7 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.33%) FCoE
8 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 3 (10.00%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Advertising
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Support Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) IT Support
3 7 (23.33%) IT Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Storage Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Backup Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) NetApp Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) Storage and Backup Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) Storage Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
1 4 (13.33%) Smartphone
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 9 (30.00%) Unix
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) CentOS
6 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) High Availability
3 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile Marketing
5 2 (6.67%) Coaching
5 2 (6.67%) Data Management
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) PLM
6 1 (3.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (26.67%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) MCITP
3 3 (10.00%) MCSA
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) vSphere
3 3 (10.00%) NFS
3 3 (10.00%) Squid
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 10 (33.33%) Sage
5 7 (23.33%) NetApp
6 6 (20.00%) HP
7 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
8 4 (13.33%) Brocade
9 3 (10.00%) Dell
9 3 (10.00%) EMC
9 3 (10.00%) IBM
9 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (10.00%) SonicWALL
9 3 (10.00%) Veritas
10 2 (6.67%) Avaya
10 2 (6.67%) Symantec