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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 67 54 66
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.96% 1.23% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.32% 35.71% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +13.33%
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
19 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.63% 3.44% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 3
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £42,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £81,000 £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 30 January 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 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (63.16%) PaaS
1 12 (63.16%) IaaS
2 11 (57.89%) Migration
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) SaaS
4 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (47.37%) Puppet
4 9 (47.37%) DevOps
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) Web Services
6 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (31.58%) VMware
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) HP
7 6 (31.58%) SAN
8 5 (26.32%) LAMP
8 5 (26.32%) Service Management
8 5 (26.32%) Firewall
8 5 (26.32%) Java
8 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) UML
8 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
8 5 (26.32%) SOA
8 5 (26.32%) Ruby
8 5 (26.32%) Google
8 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (26.32%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (63.16%) PaaS
1 12 (63.16%) IaaS
2 10 (52.63%) SaaS
3 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (26.32%) Terremark
4 5 (26.32%) Google Apps
5 1 (5.26%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) NAS
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
4 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (21.05%) Hudson
1 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) Maven
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Architect
2 10 (52.63%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) LAMP
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) CMDB
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Economics
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Migration
2 9 (47.37%) DevOps
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 5 (26.32%) UML
4 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
4 5 (26.32%) SOA
4 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Use Case
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) BCP
7 2 (10.53%) High Availability
7 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
1 5 (26.32%) vSphere
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) vCloud
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) NFS
4 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (47.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) Google
3 5 (26.32%) Rackspace
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Brocade
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Dell