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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 45 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 14 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.59% 2.06% 1.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.00% 18.64% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 5
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +140.74%
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
40 59 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.39% 11.05% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 18
Average salary £56,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,436 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 April 2016.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Watford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (68.75%) Public Cloud
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
7 4 (25.00%) DevOps
7 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (25.00%) IBM
7 4 (25.00%) Perl
7 4 (25.00%) VBScript
7 4 (25.00%) VB
7 4 (25.00%) NetApp
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) vSphere
7 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (18.75%) Office 365
8 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (18.75%) Middleware
8 3 (18.75%) Service Management
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) SAP
8 3 (18.75%) LAN
8 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 3 (18.75%) VPN
8 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 15 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (18.75%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) Skype
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Architect
2 10 (62.50%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) IT Architect
4 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Presales Solution Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Public Cloud
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Presales
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (25.00%) VB
1 4 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto