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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 83 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs citing NAS 11 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.97% 2.27% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.80% 13.98% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 18
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £28,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +7.05%
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
229 186 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.21% 16.22% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 217 169 169
Average salary £38,400 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Caerphilly -6 4 £38,400 +0.39%
Torfaen - 4 £52,000 -
Cardiff +2 3 £47,500 -29.62% 1
NAS
Wales

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (100.00%) SAN
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 20 (58.82%) HP
4 19 (55.88%) VMware
5 17 (50.00%) Cisco
5 17 (50.00%) Linux
6 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
7 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 14 (41.18%) Clustering
7 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
8 12 (35.29%) ITIL
9 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
9 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (29.41%) DNS
11 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (26.47%) VMware ESX
11 9 (26.47%) IIS
12 8 (23.53%) CSS
12 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
12 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (23.53%) SQL
13 7 (20.59%) Firewall
13 7 (20.59%) NetApp
13 7 (20.59%) iSCSI
14 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
14 6 (17.65%) FCoE
14 6 (17.65%) Fibre Channel

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (26.47%) IIS
2 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.82%) Commerce Server
3 3 (8.82%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) SAN
2 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 10 (29.41%) DNS
4 8 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (20.59%) iSCSI
5 7 (20.59%) Firewall
6 6 (17.65%) FCoE
6 6 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (11.76%) Wireless
7 4 (11.76%) LAN
7 4 (11.76%) WAN
8 3 (8.82%) DHCP
8 3 (8.82%) IPv4
8 3 (8.82%) IPv6
8 3 (8.82%) Internet
8 3 (8.82%) MPLS
8 3 (8.82%) LDAP
8 3 (8.82%) BGP
8 3 (8.82%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Big Data
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 4 (11.76%) Advertising
1 4 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Architect
2 10 (29.41%) Storage Architect
3 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Graduate
6 2 (5.88%) IT Graduate
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) OS/2
4 1 (2.94%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) Mobile Marketing
5 3 (8.82%) Low Latency
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.82%) Change Control
5 3 (8.82%) Network Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Network Management
6 1 (2.94%) B2B
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) MCP
1 6 (17.65%) MCSE
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) SAP Certification
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) CCIE
4 2 (5.88%) CCNP
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) ISO 9001
1 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (26.47%) VMware ESX
4 5 (14.71%) NFS
5 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.82%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.94%) Samba
6 1 (2.94%) Squid
6 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) HP
2 19 (55.88%) VMware
3 17 (50.00%) Cisco
4 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.59%) NetApp
6 5 (14.71%) SAP
7 4 (11.76%) IBM
7 4 (11.76%) 3PAR
8 3 (8.82%) Symantec
8 3 (8.82%) Altiris
8 3 (8.82%) Veritas
9 2 (5.88%) EMC
10 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.94%) Brocade