The first table below looks at the demand for NAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 58 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing NAS 11 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.94% 0.61% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.15% 1.96% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £45,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.49% -13.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £31,450 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,050 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 102 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.81% 30.91% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 100 81 63
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
NAS
Hertfordshire

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NAS across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

NAS
Salary Trend in Watford

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

NAS Salary Trend in Watford

NAS
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NAS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

NAS Salary Histogram in Watford

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) EMC
1 13 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Hyper-V
3 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (76.92%) NetApp
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco
4 8 (61.54%) IBM
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) CCNP
4 8 (61.54%) CCNA
4 8 (61.54%) MCSE
4 8 (61.54%) Citrix
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (61.54%) Juniper
4 8 (61.54%) Dell
4 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
4 8 (61.54%) SAS
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (61.54%) SCCM
4 8 (61.54%) SCOM
4 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (61.54%) WatchGuard
4 8 (61.54%) Network Design
4 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (61.54%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) Migration

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
1 8 (61.54%) SAS
1 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (61.54%) Lync
1 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) SAN
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) NetScaler
2 8 (61.54%) iSCSI
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (38.46%) Project Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) CLARiiON
1 2 (15.38%) Symmetrix
1 2 (15.38%) EMC Centera
1 2 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
1 2 (15.38%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Network Design
1 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCNP
1 8 (61.54%) CCNA
1 8 (61.54%) MCSE
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (61.54%) MCITP
1 8 (61.54%) NCDA
1 8 (61.54%) NCIE
1 8 (61.54%) VCAP
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Hyper-V
2 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (61.54%) XenApp
3 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
3 8 (61.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) SCCM
1 8 (61.54%) SCOM
2 3 (23.08%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 10 (76.92%) NetApp
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco
4 8 (61.54%) IBM
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) Citrix
4 8 (61.54%) Juniper
4 8 (61.54%) Dell
4 8 (61.54%) WatchGuard
5 3 (23.08%) 3PAR
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Brocade