The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for IaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 57 62
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Permanent jobs citing IaaS 10 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.85% 0.21% 2.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.20% 3.57% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 7
Median salary £52,500 - £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 - £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £78,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -  

IaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 122 28 96
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 22.51% 5.79% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 132 22 104
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Watford

IaaS
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IaaS in Watford.

Salary trend for IaaS in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 11 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (61.54%) Unix
4 8 (61.54%) Java
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
6 6 (46.15%) OpenStack
6 6 (46.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (46.15%) Master's Degree
6 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (46.15%) VPN
6 6 (46.15%) Firewall
6 6 (46.15%) Degree
7 5 (38.46%) Migration
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 5 (38.46%) Puppet
8 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
8 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
8 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (30.77%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (30.77%) HornetQ
8 4 (30.77%) AWS Certification
8 4 (30.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (30.77%) SOA

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) OpenStack
2 4 (30.77%) GlassFish
2 4 (30.77%) JBoss
2 4 (30.77%) MQSeries
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Confluence
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (30.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Office 365
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 3 (23.08%) PaaS
5 2 (15.38%) GitHub
5 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 4 (30.77%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) ICMP
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Ant
2 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) French Language
2 2 (15.38%) German Language
2 2 (15.38%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Lead Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Release Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Java Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Release Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (30.77%) EJB
1 4 (30.77%) EJB 3.0
1 4 (30.77%) HornetQ
1 4 (30.77%) Java EE
1 4 (30.77%) Java SE
1 4 (30.77%) JMS
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (15.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (30.77%) Replication
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Public Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Fintech
4 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Release Management
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Presales
3 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) AWK
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Go
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) Master's Degree
2 4 (30.77%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (38.46%) Puppet
3 2 (15.38%) Ansible
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (15.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) VMware