The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 103 96 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing NAS 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.48% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.70% 4.61% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Average salary £31,500 £72,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.55% +81.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +7.05%
NAS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
176 152 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.47% 10.47% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 107 105 83
Average salary £34,000 £36,895 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.84% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NAS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

NAS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

NAS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) BCP
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Cacti
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Velocity
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) IPsec
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) BCP
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (60.00%) Rackspace