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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 154 144 149
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing NAS 7 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 4.09% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 7
Average salary £34,500 £70,000 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.71% +97.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £33,000 £30,840
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £72,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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
445 367 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.61% 11.01% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 296 245 317
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,223 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -21 3 £31,500 -56.55%
West Lothian - 2 £65,000 -
Glasgow +10 1 £30,000 -40.14% 1
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) SAN
4 8 (47.06%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco
5 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (35.29%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
7 5 (29.41%) IPsec
7 5 (29.41%) BCP
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) CRM
7 5 (29.41%) VLAN
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) CentOS
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (29.41%) Rackspace
7 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (23.53%) VoIP
8 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 3 (17.65%) HP
9 3 (17.65%) Citrix
9 3 (17.65%) CommVault
9 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (17.65%) Nagios

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) IPsec
4 5 (29.41%) VLAN
5 4 (23.53%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) CentOS
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
2 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (29.41%) CRM
2 5 (29.41%) BCP
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
1 3 (17.65%) Cacti
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView
2 1 (5.88%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Rackspace
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) CommVault
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) BMC
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas
5 1 (5.88%) Lotus
5 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
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