The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 71 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 6 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.04% 2.09% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.70% 18.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £72,500 £100,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -8.18%
IaaS
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
69 58 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.98% 11.01% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 46 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 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

IaaS
Salary Trend in Watford

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

IaaS Salary Trend in Watford

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing IaaS 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 IaaS.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) ITIL
4 13 (72.22%) SAN
4 13 (72.22%) Clustering
4 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (72.22%) Hyper-V
4 13 (72.22%) NAS
5 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
6 10 (55.56%) vMotion
6 10 (55.56%) VMware ESX
6 10 (55.56%) IBM
6 10 (55.56%) iSCSI
6 10 (55.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (55.56%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (55.56%) Migration
6 10 (55.56%) Replication
6 10 (55.56%) BMC PATROL
6 10 (55.56%) BMC
6 10 (55.56%) Windows
7 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
8 6 (33.33%) NetIQ
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (27.78%) PaaS
9 5 (27.78%) ProCurve
9 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
9 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (27.78%) Coaching

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing IaaS 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 IaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (27.78%) PaaS
3 5 (27.78%) Office 365
4 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) SAN
1 13 (72.22%) NAS
2 10 (55.56%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (55.56%) iSCSI
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Architect
2 9 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (33.33%) Technical Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Architect
6 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Clustering
2 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 10 (55.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (55.56%) Replication
4 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
4 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (27.78%) Coaching
3 5 (27.78%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNA
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (72.22%) Hyper-V
3 10 (55.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (16.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) BMC PATROL
1 10 (55.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) IBM
3 10 (55.56%) BMC
4 6 (33.33%) NetIQ
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
5 5 (27.78%) ProCurve
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 5 (27.78%) HP