The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
UK / Wales
Rank 94 69 98
Rank change year-on-year -25 +29  
Permanent jobs citing NAS 5 34 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.46% 2.43% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 13.28% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 29 4
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,950
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +18.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,450 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £75,000 £52,820
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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 176 256 315
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 16.21% 18.32% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 148 223 242
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 £24,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,900 £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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

NAS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for NAS in Wales

NAS
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Wales over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for NAS in Wales

NAS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
South Wales -17 5 £42,500 -5.55%
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for NAS.

1 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (40.00%) High Availability
6 4 (40.00%) Office 365
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (30.00%) PaaS
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Advertising
7 3 (30.00%) VLAN
7 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (30.00%) VPN
8 2 (20.00%) DNS
8 2 (20.00%) IBM
8 2 (20.00%) EMC
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (20.00%) Data Mining

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) PaaS
3 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) PABX
5 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
General
1 3 (30.00%) Advertising
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) CentOS
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Presales
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) NFS
3 2 (20.00%) Squid
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) EqualLogic
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam