The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for NAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 159 156
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3  
Permanent jobs citing NAS 10 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.38% 0.14% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.42% 1.29% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Median salary £36,250 £67,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.29% +58.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £41,250 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £67,500 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,611
% change year-on-year -3.52% +12.99%  

NAS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 292 311 397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.03% 10.97% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 199 178 264
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing NAS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Scotland

NAS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for NAS in Scotland

NAS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for NAS in Scotland

NAS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 6 £38,000 -43.70%
Inverclyde - 2 £38,000 -
Fife - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £23,500 -
NAS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for NAS.

1 26 (96.30%) SAN
2 24 (88.89%) Windows
3 23 (85.19%) VMware
4 22 (81.48%) Windows Server
5 18 (66.67%) WAN
6 17 (62.96%) Citrix
7 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
8 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
9 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
9 13 (48.15%) Apache
9 13 (48.15%) Tomcat
9 13 (48.15%) Python
9 13 (48.15%) IIS
9 13 (48.15%) Configuration Management
9 13 (48.15%) Puppet
9 13 (48.15%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (40.74%) Cisco
10 11 (40.74%) iSCSI
11 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
11 10 (37.04%) LAMP
11 10 (37.04%) Perforce
11 10 (37.04%) MySQL
11 10 (37.04%) Linux
12 9 (33.33%) Web Services
12 9 (33.33%) Games
12 9 (33.33%) Firewall
12 9 (33.33%) Riverbed
12 9 (33.33%) Ubuntu

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (48.15%) Apache
1 13 (48.15%) IIS
1 13 (48.15%) Tomcat
2 6 (22.22%) IBM Domino
3 4 (14.81%) JBoss
4 2 (7.41%) Confluence
4 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) SaaS
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) SAN
2 18 (66.67%) WAN
3 11 (40.74%) iSCSI
4 9 (33.33%) Firewall
5 8 (29.63%) LAN
6 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
7 5 (18.52%) DHCP
7 5 (18.52%) DNS
8 2 (7.41%) VoIP
9 1 (3.70%) Network Security
9 1 (3.70%) OpenVPN
9 1 (3.70%) PBX
9 1 (3.70%) Skype
9 1 (3.70%) VPN
9 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) MySQL
2 9 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Subversion
3 4 (14.81%) Bitbucket
3 4 (14.81%) GCC
3 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) Maven
3 4 (14.81%) MSI
3 4 (14.81%) NuGet
3 4 (14.81%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 9 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Administrator
5 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps Administrator
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Technical Support
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) LAMP
2 9 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) CentOS
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Configuration Management
2 8 (29.63%) Open Source
3 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
4 5 (18.52%) High Availability
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Line Management
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.41%) Network Management
7 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (7.41%) Statistics
7 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
2 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
2 13 (48.15%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) Perl
3 4 (14.81%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (29.63%) Terminal Server
4 6 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (18.52%) vSphere
6 2 (7.41%) KVM
7 1 (3.70%) Gluster
7 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.70%) Samba
7 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (48.15%) Puppet
2 8 (29.63%) SCCM
3 7 (25.93%) Check_MK
3 7 (25.93%) Nagios
4 4 (14.81%) Ansible
4 4 (14.81%) Capistrano
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (14.81%) PowerCLI
4 4 (14.81%) yum
5 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.70%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.70%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) VMware
2 17 (62.96%) Citrix
3 11 (40.74%) Cisco
4 10 (37.04%) Perforce
5 9 (33.33%) Brocade
5 9 (33.33%) Percona
5 9 (33.33%) Riverbed
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) Palo Alto
7 6 (22.22%) Lotus
8 4 (14.81%) F5
9 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
9 2 (7.41%) Dell
9 2 (7.41%) EMC
9 2 (7.41%) HP
9 2 (7.41%) Symantec
10 1 (3.70%) Avaya
10 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
10 1 (3.70%) Juniper
10 1 (3.70%) Red Hat