The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 65 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.58% 1.14% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.75% 41.67% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Cloud Computing
Hertfordshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
16 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.10% 2.73% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 6
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -16.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £45,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £78,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Cloud Computing
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Cloud Computing Salary Trend in Watford

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Cloud Computing 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 Cloud Computing.

1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (53.33%) PaaS
3 7 (46.67%) SaaS
3 7 (46.67%) IaaS
4 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) Puppet
4 6 (40.00%) vSphere
4 6 (40.00%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Service Management
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) Ruby
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) Hudson
6 4 (26.67%) vCloud
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Maven
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
6 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) NAS

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Cloud Computing 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 Cloud Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (53.33%) PaaS
3 7 (46.67%) IaaS
3 7 (46.67%) SaaS
4 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (13.33%) Google Apps
5 2 (13.33%) Terremark
6 1 (6.67%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Maven
1 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Hudson
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) LAMP
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Economics
1 2 (13.33%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) BCP
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) vSphere
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) vCloud
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Puppet
1 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) Google
4 2 (13.33%) Rackspace
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Dell