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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 62 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.78% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.38% 11.76% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
26 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.07% 3.17% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 5
Average salary £50,000 £27,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.18% -55.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (66.67%) vSphere
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (50.00%) PaaS
4 5 (41.67%) SaaS
4 5 (41.67%) IaaS
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Public Cloud
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) NAS
6 3 (25.00%) Ruby
6 3 (25.00%) vCloud
6 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (16.67%) Puppet
7 2 (16.67%) Hudson
7 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) DevOps
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
7 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) EMC
7 2 (16.67%) IBM
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) PaaS
2 5 (41.67%) IaaS
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
1 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Hudson
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Economics
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
4 1 (8.33%) BCP
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) vSphere
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (25.00%) vCloud
5 1 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Dell