The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data 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
Big Data
Rank 70 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.38% 0.27% 1.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.77% 0.65% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +47.82%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -9.09%
Big Data
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
113 155 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.69% 42.01% 49.87%
Number of salaries quoted 81 113 95
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Big Data
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Big Data Salary Trend in Watford

Big Data
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Big Data 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 Big Data.

1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Replication
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) SRDF
1 5 (100.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) NFS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Big Data 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 Big Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) EMC Storage Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Storage Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Architect
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) SRDF
1 5 (100.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu