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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 76 96 61
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Permanent jobs citing NAS 26 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.02% 0.82% 3.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.24% 3.55% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 26
Average salary £41,500 £38,400 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.07% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £37,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £59,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -13.82%
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
254 310 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.77% 23.13% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 226 240 190
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £29,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +19 26 £41,500 +8.07% 1
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (87.10%) Linux
2 25 (80.65%) SAN
3 19 (61.29%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) HP
4 14 (45.16%) iSCSI
4 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (41.94%) EMC
5 13 (41.94%) DNS
6 12 (38.71%) VMware
6 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
7 11 (35.48%) NetBackup
7 11 (35.48%) NetApp
8 10 (32.26%) 3PAR
9 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (29.03%) IBM
9 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
9 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
9 9 (29.03%) NFS
9 9 (29.03%) Apache
10 8 (25.81%) Internet
10 8 (25.81%) Firewall
10 8 (25.81%) Brocade
10 8 (25.81%) High Availability
11 7 (22.58%) vCloud
11 7 (22.58%) Low Latency
11 7 (22.58%) OpenLDAP
11 7 (22.58%) PaaS
11 7 (22.58%) Ticket Management
11 7 (22.58%) Marketing

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (29.03%) Apache
2 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) PaaS
2 6 (19.35%) Office 365
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) SAN
2 14 (45.16%) iSCSI
3 13 (41.94%) DNS
4 8 (25.81%) Firewall
4 8 (25.81%) Internet
5 7 (22.58%) Kerberos
5 7 (22.58%) Network Security
5 7 (22.58%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (16.13%) FCoE
6 5 (16.13%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.90%) VPN
8 3 (9.68%) FTP
9 2 (6.45%) LAN
9 2 (6.45%) SSL
9 2 (6.45%) VLAN
9 2 (6.45%) WAN
9 2 (6.45%) Wireless
10 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Big Data
1 5 (16.13%) Data Mining
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (22.58%) Advertising
1 7 (22.58%) Marketing
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) IT Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Storage Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Flex
1 2 (6.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) Windows
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
4 7 (22.58%) CentOS
4 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (19.35%) Mac OS X
6 5 (16.13%) Unix
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) High Availability
3 7 (22.58%) Document Management
3 7 (22.58%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (22.58%) Low Latency
3 7 (22.58%) Ticket Management
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) Mobile Marketing
5 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.68%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.45%) Business Development
7 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (6.45%) Network Management
7 2 (6.45%) Presales
7 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
2 5 (16.13%) QA
3 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.45%) ISO22301
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
1 9 (29.03%) NFS
1 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) Squid
2 7 (22.58%) vCloud
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.45%) iptables
4 2 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) HP
2 13 (41.94%) EMC
3 12 (38.71%) VMware
4 11 (35.48%) NetApp
5 10 (32.26%) 3PAR
6 9 (29.03%) IBM
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) Brocade
8 7 (22.58%) Cisco
8 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
8 7 (22.58%) Symantec
9 6 (19.35%) Sage
10 3 (9.68%) Veritas
11 2 (6.45%) SAP
South Wales
Spencer Rose
Salary: £75,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits Scheme
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