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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 149 166 131
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -35
Permanent jobs citing NAS 13 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.27% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.65% 2.08% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 16
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -44.82%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.29%
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
356 481 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.05% 12.94% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 234 299 221
Average salary £37,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 +3 9 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Glasgow - 3 £42,500 - 2
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
NAS
UK

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 25 (92.59%) VMware
2 23 (85.19%) SAN
3 16 (59.26%) Linux
4 15 (55.56%) Windows
5 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (40.74%) EMC
6 11 (40.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 10 (37.04%) NetApp
7 10 (37.04%) VMware ESX
8 9 (33.33%) vSphere
8 9 (33.33%) Puppet
8 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 9 (33.33%) SQL
8 9 (33.33%) Oracle
8 9 (33.33%) DNS
9 8 (29.63%) Replication
10 7 (25.93%) Data Management
10 7 (25.93%) NCDA
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco
10 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
11 6 (22.22%) Firewall
11 6 (22.22%) Change Control
11 6 (22.22%) Finance
12 5 (18.52%) EqualLogic
12 5 (18.52%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) SAN
2 9 (33.33%) DNS
3 6 (22.22%) Firewall
4 5 (18.52%) iSCSI
4 5 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (18.52%) LAN
4 5 (18.52%) Ethernet
5 4 (14.81%) HTTP
5 4 (14.81%) SNMP
5 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.81%) SMTP
6 2 (7.41%) VoIP
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 2 (7.41%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) LDAP
7 1 (3.70%) IPsec
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (33.33%) Administrator
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) NetApp Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Replication
2 5 (18.52%) EqualLogic
3 4 (14.81%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.93%) Data Management
4 6 (22.22%) Change Control
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (14.81%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 2 (7.41%) Electronic Design Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.70%) Server Building
9 1 (3.70%) Change Management
9 1 (3.70%) Migration
9 1 (3.70%) Service Management
9 1 (3.70%) ITIL
9 1 (3.70%) CAD
9 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) NCDA
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (37.04%) VMware ESX
3 9 (33.33%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.81%) NFS
4 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Puppet
2 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (14.81%) Nagios
3 4 (14.81%) SnapMirror
3 4 (14.81%) SnapVault
4 3 (11.11%) BMC Marimba
4 3 (11.11%) Cacti
4 3 (11.11%) Check_MK
5 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (3.70%) Netcool
6 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) EMC
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) NetApp
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco
6 5 (18.52%) SAP
6 5 (18.52%) Dell
6 5 (18.52%) Veritas
6 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 3 (11.11%) Symantec
7 3 (11.11%) Veeam
7 3 (11.11%) Isilon
8 2 (7.41%) Citrix
8 2 (7.41%) Avaya
8 2 (7.41%) Juniper
8 2 (7.41%) CommVault
8 2 (7.41%) Polycom
9 1 (3.70%) F5
9 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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