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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 107 80 97
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +17
Permanent jobs citing NAS 3 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.22% 1.74% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 6.80% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 2
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.29%
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
229 338 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.61% 25.61% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 211 305 267
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £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 27 August 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 -30 3 £36,500 +4.28%
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) COM
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAP