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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.08% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £100,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £55,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +35.80%
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
50 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.47% 3.85% 1.06%
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

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 Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IaaS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

IaaS Salary Histogram in Watford

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
1 16 (94.12%) PaaS
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 14 (82.35%) ITIL
4 13 (76.47%) Linux
4 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (76.47%) Hyper-V
5 12 (70.59%) ProCurve
5 12 (70.59%) Visualisation
5 12 (70.59%) Retail
5 12 (70.59%) Lync
5 12 (70.59%) CCNA
5 12 (70.59%) LAN
5 12 (70.59%) WAN
5 12 (70.59%) Cisco
5 12 (70.59%) HP
5 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (70.59%) Information Security
5 12 (70.59%) Management Information System
5 12 (70.59%) Finance
5 12 (70.59%) Change Management
5 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
5 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
6 5 (29.41%) Migration
6 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) LAMP

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (70.59%) Lync
2 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 16 (94.12%) PaaS
2 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (17.65%) SaaS
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (17.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
1 12 (70.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Architect
2 12 (70.59%) IT Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) LAMP
2 3 (17.65%) RESTful
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Management Information System
1 12 (70.59%) Visualisation
2 3 (17.65%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 12 (70.59%) Information Security
2 12 (70.59%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Use Case
4 3 (17.65%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) CCNA
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (76.47%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
3 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
3 12 (70.59%) HP
3 12 (70.59%) ProCurve
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Rackspace
4 3 (17.65%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Brocade
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp