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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 104 91 91
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing NAS 1 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.073% 1.11% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 5.10% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 3
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +20.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
233 294 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.93% 21.83% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 210 261 243
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 30 July 2015. 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 -17 1 £36,500 +4.28%
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix