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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 71 87 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -38
Permanent jobs citing NAS 23 2 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.06% 0.17% 3.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.42% 0.77% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 31
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -41.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £28,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,700 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
273 260 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.44% 22.67% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 253 228 189
Average salary £36,500 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.59% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NAS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Caerphilly +16 8 £34,500 +2.98%
Cardiff - 8 £33,750 - 3
NAS
Wales

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 33 (100.00%) SAN
2 26 (78.79%) VMware
3 25 (75.76%) Windows
4 23 (69.70%) Cisco
5 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 19 (57.58%) ITIL
6 19 (57.58%) HP
7 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
8 15 (45.45%) IIS
8 15 (45.45%) DNS
9 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
10 12 (36.36%) Firewall
10 12 (36.36%) Clustering
11 11 (33.33%) SQL
12 10 (30.30%) MCP
12 10 (30.30%) MCSE
12 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
12 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (27.27%) SAP
13 9 (27.27%) ISO 9001
13 9 (27.27%) SAP Certification
13 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
14 8 (24.24%) Linux
14 8 (24.24%) NetApp
14 8 (24.24%) VMware ESX
15 7 (21.21%) .NET
15 7 (21.21%) CSS
15 7 (21.21%) Veritas

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (45.45%) IIS
2 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
3 7 (21.21%) Commerce Server
3 7 (21.21%) CMS
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) SAN
2 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
3 15 (45.45%) DNS
4 12 (36.36%) Firewall
5 7 (21.21%) Internet
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (18.18%) FCoE
6 6 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (15.15%) iSCSI
8 4 (12.12%) Wireless
8 4 (12.12%) LAN
8 4 (12.12%) WAN
8 4 (12.12%) DHCP
9 3 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Architect
2 7 (21.21%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Storage Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (12.12%) Server Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Graduate
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
1 7 (21.21%) CSS
1 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Clustering
2 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.03%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) MCP
1 10 (30.30%) MCSE
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (27.27%) SAP Certification
3 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) ISO 9001
1 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware ESX
3 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) ISA Server
5 3 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) VMware
2 23 (69.70%) Cisco
3 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (57.58%) HP
5 9 (27.27%) SAP
6 8 (24.24%) NetApp
7 7 (21.21%) Veritas
7 7 (21.21%) Symantec
8 4 (12.12%) 3PAR
9 3 (9.09%) Altiris
9 3 (9.09%) Citrix
10 1 (3.03%) Brocade
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago