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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NAS 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.72% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.13% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.85%
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
163 88 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.10% 23.47% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 108 59 64
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £50,000 £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 24 October 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 13 (59.09%) EMC
2 13 (59.09%) Migration
3 11 (50.00%) NetApp
3 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (40.91%) IBM
4 9 (40.91%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) Brocade
5 8 (36.36%) HP
5 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (36.36%) Data Migration
6 7 (31.82%) Hitachi
6 7 (31.82%) Veritas
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco
6 7 (31.82%) Replication
7 6 (27.27%) NFS
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) Fujitsu
7 6 (27.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 6 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (27.27%) Capacity Management
8 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
8 5 (22.73%) Performance Management
8 5 (22.73%) Veritas File System
8 5 (22.73%) SRDF
8 5 (22.73%) Solaris
8 5 (22.73%) LDAP
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (22.73%) IBM Certification
8 5 (22.73%) Shell Script

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (13.64%) IaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (22.73%) LDAP
4 3 (13.64%) VLAN
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Junior
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Junior Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Storage Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Backup Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Backup Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Replication
2 3 (13.64%) CLARiiON
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Solaris
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) Data Migration
3 6 (27.27%) Capacity Management
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Management
4 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
6 3 (13.64%) Network Design
6 3 (13.64%) Product Management
7 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
8 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
8 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 6 (27.27%) NFS
4 5 (22.73%) Veritas File System
4 5 (22.73%) SRDF
5 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
6 2 (9.09%) vSphere
7 1 (4.55%) Firmware
7 1 (4.55%) Samba
7 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
7 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
1 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
1 3 (13.64%) PureDisk
2 1 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) EMC
2 11 (50.00%) NetApp
3 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) IBM
4 8 (36.36%) HP
4 8 (36.36%) Brocade
5 7 (31.82%) Veritas
5 7 (31.82%) Hitachi
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) Fujitsu
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) Sun
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle
8 4 (18.18%) SAP
9 1 (4.55%) BMC