The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 87 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing NAS 11 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.84% 0.32% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.09% 1.49% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 9
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -58.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £27,400 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,800 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
269 269 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.61% 21.59% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 234 239 164
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
NAS
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +1 11 £35,000 +20.68% 1
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 26 (100.00%) SAN
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco
3 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 21 (80.77%) ITIL
5 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
6 18 (69.23%) IIS
6 18 (69.23%) Windows
7 15 (57.69%) HP
8 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
9 12 (46.15%) ISO 9001
9 12 (46.15%) SAP
9 12 (46.15%) SQL
9 12 (46.15%) Clustering
9 12 (46.15%) SAP Certification
9 12 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
10 11 (42.31%) DNS
11 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
12 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (34.62%) MCSE
12 9 (34.62%) MCP
12 9 (34.62%) Firewall
13 8 (30.77%) VMware ESX
13 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
14 7 (26.92%) Veritas
14 7 (26.92%) Commerce Server
14 7 (26.92%) Internet
14 7 (26.92%) .NET
14 7 (26.92%) CMS

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 18 (69.23%) IIS
2 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
3 7 (26.92%) Commerce Server
3 7 (26.92%) CMS
4 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) SAN
2 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 11 (42.31%) DNS
4 9 (34.62%) Firewall
5 7 (26.92%) Internet
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (7.69%) LDAP
8 1 (3.85%) Wireless
8 1 (3.85%) DHCP
8 1 (3.85%) LAN
8 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Server Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Support Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Server Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Support Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Server Support
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
1 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
2 5 (19.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Clustering
2 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
3 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) SAP Certification
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (34.62%) MCSE
2 9 (34.62%) MCP
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) ISO 9001
1 12 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware ESX
3 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.69%) NFS
6 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco
3 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 15 (57.69%) HP
5 12 (46.15%) SAP
6 7 (26.92%) Veritas
6 7 (26.92%) Symantec
7 6 (23.08%) NetApp
7 6 (23.08%) Citrix
8 5 (19.23%) 3PAR
9 3 (11.54%) Brocade
10 2 (7.69%) Altiris
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + company health, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago