The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 161 131 149
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +18
Permanent jobs citing NAS 10 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.76% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 7.16% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 8
Average salary £32,000 £58,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.82% +157.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,750 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £71,750 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
NAS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
464 335 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.56% 10.62% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 295 216 285
Average salary £39,250 £40,995 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +22.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,550 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

NAS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

NAS Salary Trend in Scotland

NAS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Scotland

NAS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -17 4 £30,000 -57.14%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Aberdeen +4 1 £46,000 -3.15%
Inverclyde - 1 £32,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £37,500 -
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) SAN
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) VoIP
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
7 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
7 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (23.53%) Rackspace
8 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (23.53%) CentOS
8 4 (23.53%) Change Management
8 4 (23.53%) VPN
8 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
8 4 (23.53%) CRM
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Lotus
8 4 (23.53%) BCP
8 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.76%) Lync
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (5.88%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) VoIP
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
3 4 (23.53%) IPsec
3 4 (23.53%) VLAN
4 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.76%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (23.53%) CentOS
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.88%) HPUX
7 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) BCP
3 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
3 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nagios
1 2 (11.76%) Cacti
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView
2 1 (5.88%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (23.53%) Rackspace
4 4 (23.53%) Lotus
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) CommVault
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) BMC
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL