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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 57 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing NAS 7 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.32% 2.06% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.60% 8.76% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Average salary £61,250 £50,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% +10.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £30,400 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £52,500 £59,050
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
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
125 137 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.50% 23.54% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 84 102 85
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 23 (100.00%) SAN
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) Migration
4 9 (39.13%) Hitachi
4 9 (39.13%) Brocade
5 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (34.78%) DNS
6 7 (30.43%) Solaris
6 7 (30.43%) Veritas
6 7 (30.43%) VLAN
6 7 (30.43%) Big Data
6 7 (30.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
7 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
7 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
7 6 (26.09%) NetApp
7 6 (26.09%) EMC
7 6 (26.09%) Sun
7 6 (26.09%) IBM
7 6 (26.09%) NFS
8 5 (21.74%) DHCP
8 5 (21.74%) HP
8 5 (21.74%) Linux
8 5 (21.74%) LDAP
8 5 (21.74%) UNIX
8 5 (21.74%) IBM Certification
8 5 (21.74%) Replication
8 5 (21.74%) SRDF
8 5 (21.74%) EMC RecoverPoint

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (13.04%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
1 2 (8.70%) PaaS
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) SAN
2 8 (34.78%) DNS
3 7 (30.43%) VLAN
4 5 (21.74%) LDAP
4 5 (21.74%) DHCP
4 5 (21.74%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (13.04%) HSRP
5 3 (13.04%) GLBP
5 3 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (13.04%) Multicast
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.04%) RIP
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.04%) VPN
5 3 (13.04%) ADSL
5 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (13.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Storage Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (21.74%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Blog
3 2 (8.70%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) LPAR
4 1 (4.35%) DLPAR
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Solaris
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) HPUX
5 1 (4.35%) SUSE
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Capacity Management
4 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) IBM Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCIE
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
2 6 (26.09%) NFS
3 5 (21.74%) SRDF
3 5 (21.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (13.04%) vSphere
4 3 (13.04%) Samba
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (8.70%) Veritas File System
5 2 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
6 1 (4.35%) PowerHA
6 1 (4.35%) vCloud
6 1 (4.35%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cacti
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Brocade
2 9 (39.13%) Hitachi
3 7 (30.43%) Veritas
4 6 (26.09%) NetApp
4 6 (26.09%) IBM
4 6 (26.09%) Sun
4 6 (26.09%) EMC
5 5 (21.74%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) Fujitsu
6 3 (13.04%) Crossbeam
6 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
6 3 (13.04%) F5
6 3 (13.04%) Juniper
6 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) SAP
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat