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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.57% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.79% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
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
19 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.63% 3.47% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 2
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £78,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £43,500 £75,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £81,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 27 January 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 12 (92.31%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (92.31%) PaaS
2 10 (76.92%) Migration
2 10 (76.92%) SaaS
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) Google
6 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (38.46%) RESTful
6 5 (38.46%) Puppet
6 5 (38.46%) CMDB
6 5 (38.46%) Use Case
6 5 (38.46%) Project Management
6 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) LAMP
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) .NET
6 5 (38.46%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) UML
6 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
6 5 (38.46%) SOA
6 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (38.46%) Google Apps

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (38.46%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (92.31%) PaaS
2 10 (76.92%) SaaS
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (38.46%) Google Apps
5 5 (38.46%) Terremark
6 1 (7.69%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) NAS
4 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Architect
2 9 (69.23%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) LAMP
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) CMDB
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) UML
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Use Case
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) vCloud
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) NFS
4 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Google
3 5 (38.46%) Rackspace
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) Brocade