The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for NAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 81 67 100
Rank change year-on-year -14 +33  
Permanent jobs citing NAS 5 34 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.59% 2.74% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.88% 14.05% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 29 2
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,700
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -7.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,450 £40,460
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £75,000 £56,940
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year - -0.62%  

NAS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 129 242 295
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 15.19% 19.47% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 122 213 227
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.63% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing NAS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in South Wales

NAS
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NAS in South Wales.

Salary trend for NAS in South Wales

NAS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in South Wales over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for NAS in South Wales

NAS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +6 3 £42,500 +34.92%
Caerphilly -9 1 £30,000 -55.22%
NAS
Wales

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for NAS.

1 9 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (44.44%) High Availability
5 4 (44.44%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) PaaS
6 3 (33.33%) Advertising
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) VLAN
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) IBM
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) Apache
7 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
7 2 (22.22%) LAN

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 3 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) WebRTC
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) NFS
3 2 (22.22%) Squid
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) EqualLogic
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam