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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 64 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.78% 0.23% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 8.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
16 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.10% 2.73% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 6
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -16.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £45,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £78,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 27 February 2015, 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 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (45.00%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco
5 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (40.00%) Project Management
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) HP
6 7 (35.00%) Linux
7 6 (30.00%) MCSE
7 6 (30.00%) MCSA
7 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (30.00%) CCNP
7 6 (30.00%) CCNA
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (30.00%) MCITP
7 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (30.00%) Puppet
7 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (30.00%) Office 365
7 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.00%) Lync
3 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (30.00%) Office 365
3 5 (25.00%) IaaS
3 5 (25.00%) SaaS
3 5 (25.00%) PaaS
4 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (15.00%) Yammer
6 2 (10.00%) Terremark
6 2 (10.00%) Google Apps
7 1 (5.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
1 3 (15.00%) NAS
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Maven
1 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Hudson
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) RESTful
3 2 (10.00%) COM
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) User Stories
6 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) E-business
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Ruby
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) MCITP
2 6 (30.00%) MCSE
2 6 (30.00%) MCSA
2 6 (30.00%) CCNP
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.00%) vSphere
5 2 (10.00%) XenApp
6 1 (5.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
1 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) EMC
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
6 2 (10.00%) Google
6 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) BMC
6 2 (10.00%) CA
6 2 (10.00%) NetApp
Watford, Hertfordshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago