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 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
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 52 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 16 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.03% 0.55% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.00% 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 0
Average salary £65,000 £16,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+306.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -
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
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

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 27 August 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Office 365
3 17 (62.96%) MS Excel
4 15 (55.56%) Cisco
5 13 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (44.44%) Lync
6 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (44.44%) Project Management
7 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (40.74%) CCNA
7 11 (40.74%) VMware
7 11 (40.74%) MCSE
7 11 (40.74%) MCITP
8 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (37.04%) Web Services
8 10 (37.04%) LAN
8 10 (37.04%) WAN
9 7 (25.93%) HP
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
9 7 (25.93%) MCSA
9 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
9 7 (25.93%) Firewall
9 7 (25.93%) Change Management
9 7 (25.93%) Rackspace
10 6 (22.22%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) Identity Management
11 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (14.81%) Retail

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (44.44%) Lync
2 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
3 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (62.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (66.67%) Office 365
2 13 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.11%) SaaS
3 3 (11.11%) PaaS
3 3 (11.11%) Google Apps
3 3 (11.11%) IaaS
3 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) LAN
1 10 (37.04%) WAN
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications
3 4 (14.81%) MPLS
3 4 (14.81%) PBX
4 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 3 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Architect
1 6 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Head of Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Sales Executive
2 4 (14.81%) Sales Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Head of IT
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Sales Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) COM
3 3 (11.11%) LAMP
3 3 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 7 (25.93%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) Identity Management
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Kanban
3 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Data Management
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) SOA
4 3 (11.11%) UML
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) E-business
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (40.74%) MCITP
2 11 (40.74%) MCSE
2 11 (40.74%) CCNA
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (25.93%) MCSA
4 4 (14.81%) CCNP
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (11.11%) MCP
5 3 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (11.11%) MCTS
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.81%) vSphere
4 3 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) Rackspace
4 7 (25.93%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.81%) ProCurve
6 3 (11.11%) Google
6 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) EMC
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix
6 3 (11.11%) BMC
6 3 (11.11%) CA
6 3 (11.11%) NetApp
6 3 (11.11%) Apple
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QA Apprenticeships
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