The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 70 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NAS 16 0 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.58% - 3.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.80% - 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 20
Average salary £39,000 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 - £37,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 236 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.20% 22.96% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 170 227 179
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
NAS
Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Caerphilly - 10 £31,500 -
Cardiff - 5 £50,000 -
NAS
Wales

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 46 (100.00%) SAN
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (93.48%) Cisco
3 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
4 34 (73.91%) ITIL
5 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
5 30 (65.22%) HP
6 28 (60.87%) IIS
7 23 (50.00%) SAP
7 23 (50.00%) Windows
7 23 (50.00%) ISO 9001
7 23 (50.00%) SAP Certification
7 23 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (43.48%) Clustering
9 19 (41.30%) VMware ESX
10 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
11 17 (36.96%) SQL
11 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
12 16 (34.78%) Finance
13 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (32.61%) MCSE
14 14 (30.43%) MCP
14 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
15 13 (28.26%) Firewall
16 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
16 12 (26.09%) DNS
17 11 (23.91%) Symantec
17 11 (23.91%) Hyper-V
18 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (60.87%) IIS
2 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
3 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (21.74%) CMS
3 10 (21.74%) Commerce Server
4 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (13.04%) SAS
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) Lync
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (100.00%) SAN
2 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
3 13 (28.26%) Firewall
4 12 (26.09%) DNS
5 10 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (21.74%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (21.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Legal
3 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
1 11 (23.91%) Support Specialist
2 10 (21.74%) Support Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Server Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Storage Specialist
5 7 (15.22%) Senior Server Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (10.87%) Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Storage Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Design Authority
9 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
1 10 (21.74%) .NET
1 10 (21.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Clustering
2 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (15.22%) Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.52%) UNIX
5 3 (6.52%) AIX
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) Load Balancing
2 10 (21.74%) Problem Management
3 6 (13.04%) Network Design
4 5 (10.87%) Capacity Management
5 4 (8.70%) Service Management
5 4 (8.70%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) SAP Certification
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (32.61%) MCSE
3 14 (30.43%) MCP
4 8 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (10.87%) Degree
6 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 23 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 19 (41.30%) VMware ESX
3 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (23.91%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (93.48%) Cisco
3 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
4 30 (65.22%) HP
5 23 (50.00%) SAP
6 11 (23.91%) Symantec
7 10 (21.74%) Citrix
7 10 (21.74%) Veritas
8 9 (19.57%) NetApp
9 8 (17.39%) 3PAR
9 8 (17.39%) Brocade
10 2 (4.35%) IBM
10 2 (4.35%) Dell
10 2 (4.35%) Veeam
11 1 (2.17%) EMC