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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 108 84 90
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Permanent jobs citing NAS 2 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 1.03% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 11.93% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 1
Average salary £30,000 £72,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.62% +123.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
246 109 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.48% 8.67% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 151 77 79
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £72,500
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 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) BCP
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Cacti
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (50.00%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) BCP
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cacti
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Rackspace