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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 87 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing NAS 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.22% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.23% 1.84% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.82% +10.58%
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
153 163 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.23% 12.09% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85 109 108
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £58,000 £52,500
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 30 January 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) MCSE
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Clustering
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (55.56%) MCITP
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Law
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Nagios
5 2 (22.22%) BCP
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Cacti
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) CRM
1 2 (22.22%) BCP
1 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) Analytics
1 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nagios
1 2 (22.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Rackspace