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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.81% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.73% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
22 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.55% 4.89% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 1
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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 19 December 2014, 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 15 (93.75%) PaaS
2 12 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) Migration
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) SaaS
5 9 (56.25%) VMware
6 8 (50.00%) Firewall
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (43.75%) Windows
7 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
7 7 (43.75%) ITIL
8 6 (37.50%) Web Services
8 6 (37.50%) SAN
8 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (31.25%) .NET
9 5 (31.25%) Puppet
9 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (31.25%) Google Apps
9 5 (31.25%) Terremark
9 5 (31.25%) Java
9 5 (31.25%) LAN
9 5 (31.25%) WAN
9 5 (31.25%) LAMP
9 5 (31.25%) RESTful
9 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
9 5 (31.25%) CMDB
9 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 5 (31.25%) UML

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (31.25%) OpenStack
2 3 (18.75%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 15 (93.75%) PaaS
2 12 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (62.50%) SaaS
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (31.25%) Google Apps
6 5 (31.25%) Terremark
7 1 (6.25%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Architect
2 9 (56.25%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (18.75%) IT Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) LAMP
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) CMDB
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Replication
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) UML
3 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
3 5 (31.25%) SOA
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) Use Case
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) vCloud
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
1 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Google
3 5 (31.25%) Rackspace
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) ProCurve
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) Brocade