The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 74 98 44
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -54
Permanent jobs citing NAS 23 2 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.76% 0.16% 4.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.19% 0.67% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 40
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £28,300 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,700 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
NAS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
320 298 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.50% 23.35% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 284 264 218
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NAS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

NAS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

NAS Salary Trend in Wales

NAS
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Wales

NAS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
South Wales +24 23 £35,000 +4.47% 1
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) VMware
3 23 (67.65%) Cisco
4 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
5 20 (58.82%) HP
6 19 (55.88%) ITIL
7 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 15 (44.12%) DNS
8 15 (44.12%) IIS
9 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
10 13 (38.24%) Clustering
11 12 (35.29%) Firewall
12 11 (32.35%) SQL
13 10 (29.41%) MCP
13 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
13 10 (29.41%) MCSE
13 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (26.47%) SAP Certification
14 9 (26.47%) ISO 9001
14 9 (26.47%) Linux
14 9 (26.47%) SAP
14 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
15 8 (23.53%) VMware ESX
15 8 (23.53%) NetApp
16 7 (20.59%) Veritas
16 7 (20.59%) Commerce Server
16 7 (20.59%) Internet

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (44.12%) IIS
2 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
3 7 (20.59%) Commerce Server
3 7 (20.59%) CMS
3 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) SAN
2 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (44.12%) DNS
4 12 (35.29%) Firewall
5 7 (20.59%) Internet
5 7 (20.59%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (20.59%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (17.65%) FCoE
6 6 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (14.71%) iSCSI
8 4 (11.76%) Wireless
8 4 (11.76%) LAN
8 4 (11.76%) WAN
8 4 (11.76%) DHCP
9 3 (8.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Architect
3 7 (20.59%) Support Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Storage Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (11.76%) Server Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Server Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) IT Graduate
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Support Specialist
8 2 (5.88%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
1 7 (20.59%) CSS
1 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Clustering
2 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
3 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.94%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) MCP
1 10 (29.41%) MCSE
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (26.47%) SAP Certification
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) ISO 9001
1 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) VMware ESX
3 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.76%) ISA Server
5 3 (8.82%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) VMware
2 23 (67.65%) Cisco
3 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 20 (58.82%) HP
5 9 (26.47%) SAP
6 8 (23.53%) NetApp
7 7 (20.59%) Veritas
7 7 (20.59%) Symantec
8 4 (11.76%) 3PAR
9 3 (8.82%) Altiris
9 3 (8.82%) Citrix
10 1 (2.94%) Brocade
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + company health, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago