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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 61 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.93% 0.36% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.94% 6.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -10.90%
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
63 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.75% 5.53% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 4
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £27,000 £41,450
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £61,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%

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 6 May 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) PaaS
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (62.50%) Change Management
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (62.50%) ProCurve
4 5 (62.50%) Information Security
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
4 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 5 (62.50%) Coaching
4 5 (62.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) SaaS
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (25.00%) vCloud
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) PaaS
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (37.50%) SaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (62.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) ProCurve
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EMC