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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 94 57 91
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +34
Permanent jobs citing NAS 8 28 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.58% 2.77% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 13.08% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 2
Average salary £38,400 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% +57.89%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
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
310 214 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.63% 21.17% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 241 183 230
Average salary £38,400 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.46% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
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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 -44 6 £38,400 -14.66%
North Wales - 2 £37,500 -
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 17 (100.00%) SAN
2 10 (58.82%) HP
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) Clustering
7 5 (29.41%) Advertising
7 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (29.41%) IBM
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) MCSE
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) MCP
7 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
7 5 (29.41%) IIS
7 5 (29.41%) PaaS
7 5 (29.41%) Big Data
7 5 (29.41%) Mobile Marketing
7 5 (29.41%) Marketing
8 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (23.53%) VPLS
8 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
8 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) Commerce Server
2 4 (23.53%) CMS
3 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (11.76%) Lync
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) IPv4
4 4 (23.53%) IPv6
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 4 (23.53%) MPLS
4 4 (23.53%) VPLS
4 4 (23.53%) BGP
5 3 (17.65%) Network Security
5 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
6 1 (5.88%) SNMP
6 1 (5.88%) OSPF
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
6 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Big Data
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 5 (29.41%) Advertising
1 5 (29.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Storage Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) OS/2
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 5 (29.41%) Mobile Marketing
3 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
3 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) MCP
1 5 (29.41%) MCSE
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) SAP Certification
3 3 (17.65%) CCIE
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) NFS
5 1 (5.88%) Samba
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.88%) Squid
5 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) HP
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) IBM
5 4 (23.53%) SAP
5 4 (23.53%) Veritas
5 4 (23.53%) Symantec
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat