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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 88 94 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -33
Permanent jobs citing NAS 17 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.27% 0.31% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.99% 1.42% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 20
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 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £37,800 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.86%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
284 282 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.16% 22.00% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 253 251 192
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +6 17 £35,000 +20.68% 1
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 29 (100.00%) SAN
2 27 (93.10%) VMware
3 24 (82.76%) Cisco
3 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
4 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
5 22 (75.86%) Windows
6 21 (72.41%) ITIL
7 18 (62.07%) IIS
7 18 (62.07%) TCP/IP
8 17 (58.62%) HP
9 14 (48.28%) DNS
10 13 (44.83%) SQL
10 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
10 13 (44.83%) Clustering
11 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
12 11 (37.93%) SAP
12 11 (37.93%) ISO 9001
12 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (37.93%) Firewall
12 11 (37.93%) SAP Certification
13 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (34.48%) MCP
13 10 (34.48%) MCSE
14 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
14 8 (27.59%) VMware ESX
15 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
15 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
15 7 (24.14%) CMS
15 7 (24.14%) Symantec
15 7 (24.14%) NetApp

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (62.07%) IIS
2 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
3 7 (24.14%) CMS
3 7 (24.14%) Commerce Server
3 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) SAS
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) SAN
2 18 (62.07%) TCP/IP
3 14 (48.28%) DNS
4 11 (37.93%) Firewall
5 7 (24.14%) Internet
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (10.34%) Wireless
6 3 (10.34%) LDAP
6 3 (10.34%) LAN
6 3 (10.34%) WAN
6 3 (10.34%) DHCP
7 2 (6.90%) FCoE
7 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Support Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Server Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Server Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Support Specialist
6 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Graduate
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) IT Graduate
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
1 7 (24.14%) CSS
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Clustering
2 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
3 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Change Control
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) SAP Certification
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (34.48%) MCP
2 10 (34.48%) MCSE
3 4 (13.79%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) ISO 9001
1 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware ESX
3 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) NFS
4 3 (10.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) VMware
2 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
3 17 (58.62%) HP
4 11 (37.93%) SAP
5 7 (24.14%) Symantec
5 7 (24.14%) NetApp
5 7 (24.14%) Veritas
6 5 (17.24%) Citrix
7 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
8 3 (10.34%) Altiris
9 1 (3.45%) Brocade
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