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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 67 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.14% 0.27% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 5.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +8.88%
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
21 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.41% 4.90% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 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%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (66.67%) Windows
3 17 (56.67%) VMware
3 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (53.33%) Project Management
4 16 (53.33%) Cisco
4 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
5 13 (43.33%) Office 365
6 12 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 11 (36.67%) MCSE
7 11 (36.67%) MCITP
8 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (33.33%) MCSA
8 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 10 (33.33%) CCNP
8 10 (33.33%) CCNA
8 10 (33.33%) HP
8 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (30.00%) Puppet
9 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (30.00%) DevOps
10 8 (26.67%) Lync
10 8 (26.67%) IaaS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (26.67%) Lync
3 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Office 365
2 12 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (26.67%) SaaS
4 8 (26.67%) PaaS
4 8 (26.67%) IaaS
5 5 (16.67%) Terremark
5 5 (16.67%) Google Apps
6 1 (3.33%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) LAN
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
1 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) NAS
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) PBX
3 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Maven
1 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) Hudson
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Architect
2 12 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) COM
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) LAMP
2 5 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Project Management
2 10 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (30.00%) DevOps
4 8 (26.67%) Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Change Management
5 5 (16.67%) E-business
5 5 (16.67%) UML
5 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 5 (16.67%) SOA
5 5 (16.67%) Data Management
5 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (16.67%) Use Case
5 5 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Service Management
7 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Java
1 5 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (36.67%) MCITP
2 11 (36.67%) MCSE
3 10 (33.33%) MCSA
3 10 (33.33%) CCNP
3 10 (33.33%) CCNA
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (16.67%) XenApp
5 3 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Puppet
1 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) VMware
3 16 (53.33%) Cisco
4 10 (33.33%) HP
5 6 (20.00%) EMC
5 6 (20.00%) IBM
6 5 (16.67%) Google
6 5 (16.67%) Rackspace
6 5 (16.67%) Citrix
6 5 (16.67%) BMC
6 5 (16.67%) CA
6 5 (16.67%) NetApp