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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 67 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing NAS 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.75% 0.28% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% 1.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
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
171 91 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.96% 25.14% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 106 54 69
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (100.00%) SAN
2 15 (68.18%) EMC
3 13 (59.09%) NetApp
3 13 (59.09%) Migration
3 13 (59.09%) Hyper-V
4 12 (54.55%) HP
5 10 (45.45%) IBM
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (40.91%) Network Design
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
6 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
7 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 7 (31.82%) iSCSI
9 6 (27.27%) XenApp
9 6 (27.27%) XenDesktop
9 6 (27.27%) MCITP
9 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (27.27%) WatchGuard
9 6 (27.27%) SCCM
9 6 (27.27%) SCOM
9 6 (27.27%) vSphere
9 6 (27.27%) NCDA
9 6 (27.27%) NCIE
9 6 (27.27%) Lync
9 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (27.27%) VCAP
9 6 (27.27%) NetScaler

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) SAS
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (27.27%) Lync
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (31.82%) iSCSI
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) NetScaler
4 4 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (18.18%) LDAP
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) DNS
6 2 (9.09%) LAN
6 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 2 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Junior Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Junior
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Project Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Backup Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Architect
6 1 (4.55%) EMC Storage Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Backup Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Replication
2 3 (13.64%) CLARiiON
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Solaris
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Migration
2 9 (40.91%) Network Design
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Management
3 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
5 3 (13.64%) Time Management
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.64%) Product Management
5 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) MCSE
1 6 (27.27%) CCNP
1 6 (27.27%) CCNA
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (27.27%) MCITP
1 6 (27.27%) NCDA
1 6 (27.27%) NCIE
1 6 (27.27%) VCAP
2 3 (13.64%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Hyper-V
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (27.27%) XenApp
3 6 (27.27%) XenDesktop
3 6 (27.27%) vSphere
4 4 (18.18%) Veritas File System
5 3 (13.64%) SRDF
5 3 (13.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (13.64%) NFS
5 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.55%) Samba
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
6 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
1 6 (27.27%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) PureDisk
2 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
2 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView
3 1 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) EMC
2 13 (59.09%) NetApp
3 12 (54.55%) HP
4 10 (45.45%) VMware
4 10 (45.45%) IBM
4 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) Dell
6 6 (27.27%) Veritas
6 6 (27.27%) Citrix
6 6 (27.27%) Juniper
6 6 (27.27%) WatchGuard
7 4 (18.18%) Brocade
8 3 (13.64%) Fujitsu
8 3 (13.64%) Hitachi
8 3 (13.64%) Sun
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle
8 3 (13.64%) SAP
9 1 (4.55%) BMC