The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Tuning skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Tuning
Rank 58 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Performance Tuning 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.72% 0.77% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.89% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
Performance Tuning
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
442 451 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.50% 86.73% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 391 321 242
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Performance Tuning
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Tuning across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Tuning Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Performance Tuning
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Performance Tuning Salary Trend in Watford

Performance Tuning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Performance Tuning 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 Performance Tuning.

1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) SAN
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) Thin Client
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) Change Management
5 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (40.00%) EqualLogic
5 4 (40.00%) Fat Client
5 4 (40.00%) vSphere
5 4 (40.00%) SANS
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) BMC
7 2 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (20.00%) NetIQ
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) Replication
7 2 (20.00%) Migration

Performance Tuning
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Performance Tuning 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 Performance Tuning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) IT Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) IT Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) DBA
4 2 (20.00%) Senior IT Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Storage Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) JMS
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) EqualLogic
2 4 (40.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 2 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Database Security
3 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) BCP
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SANS
2 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (20.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) BMC
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) NetIQ
6 1 (10.00%) Talend