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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 62 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Cloud Computing 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.68% 0.28% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.65% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £77,500 £16,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+384.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
51 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.53% 3.87% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 4
Average salary £65,000 £16,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+306.25% -62.35%
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 29 August 2014.

Cloud Computing Salary Histogram in Watford

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) IaaS
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 4 (44.44%) PaaS
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (33.33%) Google Apps
4 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 3 (33.33%) Rackspace
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) CMDB
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) Google
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) LAMP
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) IaaS
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) PaaS
3 3 (33.33%) Google Apps
3 3 (33.33%) SaaS
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) LAMP
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) CMDB
2 2 (22.22%) Economics
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) BCP
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) vCloud
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Google
3 3 (33.33%) Rackspace
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Brocade
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp