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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 63 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 11 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.89% 1.68% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.42% 15.25% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £28,000 £77,500 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-63.87% +384.37%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
67 59 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.53% 11.03% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 45 37 8
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +275.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Watford region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Cloud Computing Salary Histogram in Watford

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (95.45%) ITIL
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
1 21 (95.45%) VMware
1 21 (95.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (95.45%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (86.36%) Data Centre
3 18 (81.82%) vSphere
3 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 17 (77.27%) Terminal Services
4 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (77.27%) MS Exchange
4 17 (77.27%) DHCP
4 17 (77.27%) TCP/IP
4 17 (77.27%) VPN
4 17 (77.27%) DNS
4 17 (77.27%) Windows
4 17 (77.27%) MS Office
4 17 (77.27%) VMware Workstation
4 17 (77.27%) Handset
4 17 (77.27%) Information Security
4 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (77.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (77.27%) Mentoring
4 17 (77.27%) Office 365
4 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (77.27%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (59.09%) Mathematics
5 13 (59.09%) C
5 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
5 13 (59.09%) Active Directory

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (77.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (77.27%) MS Office
2 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (95.45%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (77.27%) Office 365
3 3 (13.64%) IaaS
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) DHCP
1 17 (77.27%) TCP/IP
1 17 (77.27%) VPN
1 17 (77.27%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Analyst
1 17 (77.27%) Support Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (45.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 9 (40.91%) Support Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (27.27%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (22.73%) Architect
7 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (13.64%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 2 (9.09%) AWS Architect
10 1 (4.55%) AWS Consultant
10 1 (4.55%) IT Support
10 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
10 1 (4.55%) VMware Architect
10 1 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
10 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (86.36%) Data Centre
2 17 (77.27%) Handset
3 13 (59.09%) Mathematics
4 3 (13.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (77.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) ITIL
2 17 (77.27%) Information Security
2 17 (77.27%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (81.82%) vSphere
3 17 (77.27%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (77.27%) Terminal Services
3 17 (77.27%) VMware Workstation
4 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
5 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Microsoft