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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 67 98 31
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -67
Permanent jobs citing NAS 24 3 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.23% 0.25% 6.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.60% 1.29% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24 3 59
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,925 £28,900 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,300 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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
250 233 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.19% 19.34% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 230 208 234
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 2 October 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 2 October 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
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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
Cardiff +5 9 £47,500 -29.62% 1
Caerphilly +15 8 £34,500 +8.66% 1
NAS
Wales

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 32 (100.00%) SAN
2 24 (75.00%) Windows
3 21 (65.63%) VMware
4 18 (56.25%) HP
4 18 (56.25%) Cisco
5 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
5 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
6 15 (46.88%) Clustering
7 14 (43.75%) ITIL
8 12 (37.50%) Linux
9 11 (34.38%) SQL
9 11 (34.38%) IIS
10 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
10 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
10 10 (31.25%) DNS
11 8 (25.00%) NetApp
11 8 (25.00%) VMware ESX
12 7 (21.88%) CSS
12 7 (21.88%) Firewall
12 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (18.75%) FCoE
13 6 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (15.63%) iSCSI
14 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
14 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 11 (34.38%) IIS
2 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.38%) Commerce Server
4 3 (9.38%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) SAN
2 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
3 10 (31.25%) DNS
4 7 (21.88%) Firewall
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (18.75%) FCoE
5 6 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (15.63%) iSCSI
7 4 (12.50%) Wireless
7 4 (12.50%) LAN
7 4 (12.50%) WAN
7 4 (12.50%) DHCP
8 3 (9.38%) Internet
8 3 (9.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Architect
2 9 (28.13%) Storage Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Server Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Server Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) IT Graduate
7 2 (6.25%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Change Control
4 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.13%) B2B
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) MCP
1 5 (15.63%) MCSE
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (15.63%) SAP Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.50%) ISA Server
5 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) VMware
2 18 (56.25%) Cisco
2 18 (56.25%) HP
3 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) NetApp
5 5 (15.63%) SAP
6 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
7 3 (9.38%) Veritas
7 3 (9.38%) Symantec
7 3 (9.38%) Altiris
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) Brocade
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