The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 48 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 23 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.20% 0.26% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.40% 8.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 0
Average salary £82,500 £16,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+415.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
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
53 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.69% 3.17% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 2
Average salary £100,000 £24,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+312.37% -50.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Watford

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Watford region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Microsoft Azure 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 33 (94.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (62.86%) Windows
3 20 (57.14%) Office 365
4 19 (54.29%) MS Excel
4 19 (54.29%) Cisco
5 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
5 18 (51.43%) Project Management
6 17 (48.57%) VMware
7 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (42.86%) Lync
9 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (37.14%) CCNA
10 13 (37.14%) MCSE
10 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (37.14%) MCITP
11 11 (31.43%) HP
12 10 (28.57%) WAN
12 10 (28.57%) LAN
12 10 (28.57%) Web Services
13 9 (25.71%) Rackspace
13 9 (25.71%) MCSA
13 9 (25.71%) Change Management
13 9 (25.71%) Firewall
14 8 (22.86%) Finance
14 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
14 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
14 8 (22.86%) CCNP
14 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Microsoft Azure 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 Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (42.86%) Lync
2 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (54.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (57.14%) Office 365
2 15 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (14.29%) SaaS
4 5 (14.29%) PaaS
4 5 (14.29%) Google Apps
4 5 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) WAN
1 10 (28.57%) LAN
2 9 (25.71%) Firewall
3 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
4 4 (11.43%) PBX
4 4 (11.43%) MPLS
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Hudson
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) Maven
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Architect
2 10 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Head of IT
5 4 (11.43%) Head of Infrastructure
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Sales Executive
5 4 (11.43%) Sales Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
3 5 (14.29%) LAMP
3 5 (14.29%) COM
3 5 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Project Management
2 9 (25.71%) Change Management
3 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (20.00%) DevOps
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) Migration
6 5 (14.29%) E-business
6 5 (14.29%) UML
6 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 5 (14.29%) SOA
6 5 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
6 5 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (14.29%) Use Case
6 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) Data Management
7 4 (11.43%) Kanban
7 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.43%) Coaching
7 4 (11.43%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (37.14%) CCNA
2 13 (37.14%) MCSE
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (37.14%) MCITP
3 9 (25.71%) MCSA
4 8 (22.86%) CCNP
5 5 (14.29%) Degree
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.86%) MCTS
7 1 (2.86%) MCP
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.29%) XenApp
5 4 (11.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (20.00%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (94.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (54.29%) Cisco
3 17 (48.57%) VMware
4 11 (31.43%) HP
5 9 (25.71%) Rackspace
6 5 (14.29%) BMC
6 5 (14.29%) CA
6 5 (14.29%) NetApp
6 5 (14.29%) EMC
6 5 (14.29%) Citrix
6 5 (14.29%) IBM
6 5 (14.29%) Google
7 4 (11.43%) ProCurve
7 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.86%) Apple