The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 97 102 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Permanent jobs citing NAS 9 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.68% 0.22% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.36% 1.30% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 23
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £36,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,300 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
268 231 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.15% 16.56% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 201 213 295
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

NAS Salary Histogram in Wales

NAS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +11 8 £37,500 +2.73%
West Wales - 1 £27,500 -
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for NAS.

1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
3 18 (64.29%) Linux
3 18 (64.29%) SAN
4 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
5 16 (57.14%) DNS
5 16 (57.14%) Firewall
6 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
7 14 (50.00%) Cisco
8 12 (42.86%) Office 365
9 11 (39.29%) VMware
9 11 (39.29%) SQL
9 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
10 10 (35.71%) MS Office
10 10 (35.71%) ITIL
10 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (35.71%) Mac OS X
10 10 (35.71%) Sage
10 10 (35.71%) Internet
11 7 (25.00%) MCSE
11 7 (25.00%) Unix
12 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
13 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
13 5 (17.86%) High Availability
13 5 (17.86%) vSphere
13 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
13 5 (17.86%) NetApp
13 5 (17.86%) FTP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Commerce Server
4 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) SAN
2 16 (57.14%) DNS
2 16 (57.14%) Firewall
3 10 (35.71%) Internet
4 5 (17.86%) FTP
4 5 (17.86%) VPN
5 4 (14.29%) iSCSI
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (10.71%) Kerberos
6 3 (10.71%) Network Security
6 3 (10.71%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (7.14%) DHCP
7 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
7 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.57%) FCoE
8 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.57%) PABX
8 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Big Data
2 3 (10.71%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (14.29%) Advertising
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) IT Support
3 7 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Administrator
5 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Storage Architect
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Backup Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) NetApp Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
3 18 (64.29%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Mac OS X
5 7 (25.00%) Unix
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.71%) CentOS
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) High Availability
2 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.71%) Low Latency
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Coaching
4 2 (7.14%) Data Management
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) PLM
5 1 (3.57%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (10.71%) MCITP
3 3 (10.71%) MCSA
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) NFS
3 3 (10.71%) Squid
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco
3 11 (39.29%) VMware
4 10 (35.71%) Sage
5 5 (17.86%) NetApp
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) 3PAR
7 3 (10.71%) Brocade
7 3 (10.71%) Dell
7 3 (10.71%) EMC
7 3 (10.71%) IBM
7 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
7 3 (10.71%) SonicWALL
8 2 (7.14%) Avaya
8 2 (7.14%) Veritas
9 1 (3.57%) Symantec