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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 69 79 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Permanent jobs citing Big Data 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.09% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.28% 2.08% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £58,750 £53,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.30% +26.47%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
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
183 144 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.33% 22.78% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 131 110 81
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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 30 June 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) SAN
1 9 (69.23%) Hitachi
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
1 9 (69.23%) Brocade
1 9 (69.23%) NAS
1 9 (69.23%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (53.85%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Replication
3 4 (30.77%) VLAN
3 4 (30.77%) Fujitsu
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) NFS
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
3 4 (30.77%) EMC
3 4 (30.77%) IBM Certification
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) SRDF
3 4 (30.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
3 4 (30.77%) EMC VNX
3 4 (30.77%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (30.77%) EMC VPLEX
3 4 (30.77%) Data ONTAP
3 4 (30.77%) SnapMirror
3 4 (30.77%) SnapVault

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) WorkSite
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) SAN
1 9 (69.23%) NAS
2 4 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (30.77%) VLAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Storage Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Storage Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Development
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (30.77%) EMC VNX
2 4 (30.77%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (30.77%) Replication
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
1 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Document Management
2 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Process Management
2 3 (23.08%) Practice Management
3 1 (7.69%) Strategic Management
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) People Management
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) IBM Certification
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) NFS
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (30.77%) SRDF
1 4 (30.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) EMC VPLEX
1 4 (30.77%) SnapMirror
1 4 (30.77%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) Hitachi
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
1 9 (69.23%) Brocade
2 7 (53.85%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) EMC
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) Fujitsu
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) SAP