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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 79 99 33
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -66
Permanent jobs citing NAS 24 2 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.84% 0.15% 5.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 0.70% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 58
Average salary £35,000 £31,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.23% -20.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,925 £27,950 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £35,550 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
306 286 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.50% 21.65% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 268 258 240
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +28 23 £35,000 +10.23% 2
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (100.00%) SAN
2 24 (75.00%) Windows
3 22 (68.75%) VMware
4 19 (59.38%) Cisco
5 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 18 (56.25%) HP
6 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
7 15 (46.88%) ITIL
8 14 (43.75%) Clustering
9 12 (37.50%) IIS
10 11 (34.38%) SQL
10 11 (34.38%) Linux
10 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
10 11 (34.38%) DNS
11 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
12 8 (25.00%) Firewall
12 8 (25.00%) VMware ESX
12 8 (25.00%) NetApp
13 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
13 7 (21.88%) FCoE
13 7 (21.88%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (21.88%) CSS
14 6 (18.75%) MCP
14 6 (18.75%) SAP
14 6 (18.75%) MCSE
14 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (37.50%) IIS
2 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.50%) Commerce Server
4 4 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) SAN
2 17 (53.13%) TCP/IP
3 11 (34.38%) DNS
4 8 (25.00%) Firewall
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (21.88%) FCoE
5 7 (21.88%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (18.75%) iSCSI
7 4 (12.50%) Wireless
7 4 (12.50%) Internet
7 4 (12.50%) LAN
7 4 (12.50%) WAN
7 4 (12.50%) DHCP
8 3 (9.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Architect
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Storage Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Server Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) IT Graduate
7 2 (6.25%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) CSS
2 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.13%) B2B
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) MCP
1 6 (18.75%) MCSE
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (18.75%) SAP Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) ISO 9001
1 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.50%) ISA Server
5 3 (9.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) VMware
2 19 (59.38%) Cisco
3 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 18 (56.25%) HP
4 8 (25.00%) NetApp
5 6 (18.75%) SAP
6 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 4 (12.50%) Veritas
6 4 (12.50%) Symantec
7 3 (9.38%) Altiris
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) Brocade
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Centric Resource
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago