The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 66 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing NAS 11 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.91% 0.76% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.43% 2.41% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.49%
NAS
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
148 166 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.69% 31.50% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86 104 54
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,300 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

NAS Salary Histogram in Watford

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) SAN
2 21 (87.50%) VMware
3 18 (75.00%) Hyper-V
4 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (62.50%) Linux
6 14 (58.33%) Migration
6 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
7 13 (54.17%) IaaS
7 13 (54.17%) Replication
7 13 (54.17%) Clustering
8 12 (50.00%) Windows
8 12 (50.00%) IBM
8 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (41.67%) iSCSI
9 10 (41.67%) vMotion
9 10 (41.67%) VMware ESX
9 10 (41.67%) BMC
9 10 (41.67%) BMC PATROL
10 9 (37.50%) ITIL
11 8 (33.33%) Cisco
12 7 (29.17%) Brocade
12 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (29.17%) Capacity Management
13 6 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (25.00%) Big Data
13 6 (25.00%) Hitachi

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (54.17%) IaaS
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) SAN
2 12 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (41.67%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Architect
2 10 (41.67%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Storage Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Storage Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Storage Manager
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (54.17%) Replication
2 13 (54.17%) Clustering
3 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (12.50%) EMC VNX
6 2 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.17%) Celerra
7 1 (4.17%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (4.17%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) VMS
4 2 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Migration
2 9 (37.50%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Capacity Management
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.17%) Data Management
7 1 (4.17%) Release Management
7 1 (4.17%) Converged Infrastructure
7 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) IBM Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (41.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (12.50%) vCloud
5 2 (8.33%) NFS
5 2 (8.33%) SRDF
5 2 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (4.17%) vSphere
6 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) vMotion
1 10 (41.67%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (8.33%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (8.33%) SnapMirror
2 2 (8.33%) SnapVault
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) IBM
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) BMC
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) Brocade
6 6 (25.00%) Hitachi
6 6 (25.00%) NetIQ
7 4 (16.67%) HP
8 3 (12.50%) EMC
9 2 (8.33%) Oracle
9 2 (8.33%) SAP
9 2 (8.33%) NetApp
9 2 (8.33%) Fujitsu
10 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
10 1 (4.17%) Veritas
10 1 (4.17%) Apple
10 1 (4.17%) Sun
10 1 (4.17%) Citrix
10 1 (4.17%) Dell