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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 68 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.98% 1.09% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.11% 2.58% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.71%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
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
193 155 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.38% 42.23% 33.41%
Number of salaries quoted 124 119 98
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Hitachi
4 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
5 4 (50.00%) NAS
5 4 (50.00%) SRDF
5 4 (50.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (50.00%) Brocade
5 4 (50.00%) Replication
5 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (50.00%) NetApp
5 4 (50.00%) EMC
5 4 (50.00%) SAN
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco
6 3 (37.50%) IBM
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) IBM Certification
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (37.50%) LAN
6 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 3 (37.50%) NFS
6 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) MPLS
6 3 (37.50%) Project Management
6 3 (37.50%) Process Management

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Storage Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) EMC Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Process Management
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Practice Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) IBM Certification
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) SRDF
3 4 (50.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) XenServer
4 3 (37.50%) NFS
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Hitachi
4 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (50.00%) EMC
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Brocade
5 3 (37.50%) Fujitsu
5 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) SAP