Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 34 81
Rank change year-on-year +21 +47 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 134 73 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 14.14% 7.19% 1.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 57.76% 27.44% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 105 56 12
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +29.41% -39.29%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,875 £41,250
90th Percentile £77,750 £67,500 £63,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +22.22%

Microsoft Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 232 266 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 24.47% 26.18% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 185 207 78
Watford median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -7.41% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,650 £31,400
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £63,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,250
% change year-on-year - -1.41% +18.33%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure 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 in Watford.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Watford

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Watford over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 91 (67.91%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (50.75%) Microsoft
3 63 (47.01%) VMware
4 53 (39.55%) Windows
5 51 (38.06%) SaaS
6 46 (34.33%) Hyper-V
7 45 (33.58%) Presales
8 42 (31.34%) Office 365
9 41 (30.60%) Active Directory
10 38 (28.36%) IaaS
11 37 (27.61%) Hybrid Cloud
11 37 (27.61%) Web Services
12 36 (26.87%) Java
13 35 (26.12%) PaaS
14 32 (23.88%) SQL
14 32 (23.88%) Windows Server
15 31 (23.13%) DNS
15 31 (23.13%) Migration
16 29 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (20.90%) OpenStack
17 28 (20.90%) Firewall
17 28 (20.90%) VPN
18 27 (20.15%) SAN
19 26 (19.40%) IBM
19 26 (19.40%) MS Exchange
20 25 (18.66%) Linux
20 25 (18.66%) Reverse Proxy
21 24 (17.91%) VMware ESXi
22 23 (17.16%) PowerShell
22 23 (17.16%) SCCM

Microsoft Azure
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 28 (20.90%) OpenStack
2 26 (19.40%) MS Exchange
3 16 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (11.19%) GlassFish
4 15 (11.19%) JBoss
4 15 (11.19%) MQSeries
4 15 (11.19%) WebLogic
4 15 (11.19%) WebSphere
5 14 (10.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (6.72%) Skype for Business
7 8 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.75%) Confluence
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (2.99%) SAP ERP
2 4 (2.99%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 91 (67.91%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (38.06%) SaaS
3 42 (31.34%) Office 365
4 38 (28.36%) IaaS
5 35 (26.12%) PaaS
6 15 (11.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (5.97%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (3.73%) Mimecast
9 4 (2.99%) OneDrive
9 4 (2.99%) Yammer
10 3 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (1.49%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.75%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.13%) DNS
2 28 (20.90%) Firewall
2 28 (20.90%) VPN
3 27 (20.15%) SAN
4 25 (18.66%) Reverse Proxy
5 23 (17.16%) TCP/IP
6 22 (16.42%) Internet
7 13 (9.70%) iSCSI
8 10 (7.46%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (4.48%) DHCP
9 6 (4.48%) Unified Communications
10 5 (3.73%) Network Security
11 4 (2.99%) VSAN
12 3 (2.24%) Kerberos
12 3 (2.24%) Skype
12 3 (2.24%) SSH
13 2 (1.49%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.75%) LAN
14 1 (0.75%) Wireless
14 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.96%) MongoDB
1 12 (8.96%) NoSQL
1 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) Power BI
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.73%) SAP HANA
4 4 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.75%) Big Data
5 1 (0.75%) MySQL
5 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) JIRA
2 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.49%) Subversion
3 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.75%) Maven
3 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (14.93%) Finance
2 19 (14.18%) Banking
3 14 (10.45%) French Language
3 14 (10.45%) German Language
3 14 (10.45%) Swedish Language
4 4 (2.99%) Legal
4 4 (2.99%) Marketing
5 2 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (36.57%) Consultant
2 41 (30.60%) Architect
3 30 (22.39%) Infrastructure Architect
4 26 (19.40%) Developer
5 22 (16.42%) Senior Consultant
6 21 (15.67%) Cloud Consultant
7 19 (14.18%) Implementation Consultant
7 19 (14.18%) Senior Implementation Consultant
8 17 (12.69%) Cloud Architect
9 15 (11.19%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (10.45%) .NET Developer
10 14 (10.45%) Lead Architect
11 13 (9.70%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (9.70%) Windows Consultant
12 12 (8.96%) Software Consultant
13 10 (7.46%) Office 365 Consultant
14 9 (6.72%) Azure Consultant
14 9 (6.72%) C# Developer
14 9 (6.72%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
14 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.61%) Web Services
2 22 (16.42%) REST
3 20 (14.93%) XML
4 17 (12.69%) .NET
5 16 (11.94%) Java EE
6 15 (11.19%) ActiveMQ
6 15 (11.19%) EJB
6 15 (11.19%) EJB 3.0
6 15 (11.19%) HornetQ
6 15 (11.19%) Java SE
6 15 (11.19%) JMS
6 15 (11.19%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (5.97%) MDX
8 5 (3.73%) JSON
9 3 (2.24%) OAuth
9 3 (2.24%) SAML
9 3 (2.24%) SOAP
10 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.75%) Spring
10 1 (0.75%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.61%) Hybrid Cloud
2 21 (15.67%) Replication
3 20 (14.93%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (11.94%) Data Centre
5 14 (10.45%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (4.48%) N-Tier
9 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.73%) Public Cloud
10 4 (2.99%) Private Cloud
11 3 (2.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.24%) User Experience
12 1 (0.75%) Blog
12 1 (0.75%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 53 (39.55%) Windows
2 32 (23.88%) Windows Server
3 25 (18.66%) Linux
4 16 (11.94%) Unix
4 16 (11.94%) Windows 10
4 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (11.19%) Windows 7
6 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.73%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.99%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.58%) Presales
2 31 (23.13%) Migration
3 23 (17.16%) SOA
4 19 (14.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (14.18%) Software Delivery
5 15 (11.19%) Deployment Automation
6 11 (8.21%) DevOps
7 9 (6.72%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.97%) Process Improvement
8 8 (5.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (5.97%) Visualisation
9 7 (5.22%) Business Development
9 7 (5.22%) Line Management
10 5 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.73%) Business Transformation
10 5 (3.73%) CRM
10 5 (3.73%) ERP
10 5 (3.73%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (3.73%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.87%) Java
2 32 (23.88%) SQL
3 23 (17.16%) PowerShell
4 20 (14.93%) JavaScript
5 19 (14.18%) Apex Code
6 15 (11.19%) Bash Shell
6 15 (11.19%) Shell Script
7 14 (10.45%) C#
8 13 (9.70%) AWK
9 8 (5.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 8 (5.97%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.48%) Python
11 5 (3.73%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (11.19%) Degree
3 14 (10.45%) AWS Certification
4 12 (8.96%) Master's Degree
5 8 (5.97%) MCSA
6 7 (5.22%) MCSE
7 6 (4.48%) CCNA
7 6 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.73%) MCP
9 3 (2.24%) CISSP
9 3 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.75%) OCP
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (34.33%) Hyper-V
2 41 (30.60%) Active Directory
3 29 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (17.91%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (8.21%) XenApp
5 11 (8.21%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.97%) Docker
7 6 (4.48%) XenServer
8 5 (3.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.99%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (17.16%) SCCM
2 17 (12.69%) SCVMM
3 15 (11.19%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (11.19%) Puppet
4 7 (5.22%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.48%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.99%) AirWatch
6 4 (2.99%) IBM BigFix
6 4 (2.99%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.99%) vRealize
7 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (2.24%) SCOM
7 3 (2.24%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.49%) Ansible
9 1 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.75%) Mesos
9 1 (0.75%) Rancher
9 1 (0.75%) yum
Vendors
1 68 (50.75%) Microsoft
2 63 (47.01%) VMware
3 26 (19.40%) IBM
4 20 (14.93%) Oracle
5 19 (14.18%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (14.18%) Veeam
6 17 (12.69%) Citrix
7 13 (9.70%) Symantec
8 12 (8.96%) NetApp
9 11 (8.21%) EMC
10 6 (4.48%) Asigra
10 6 (4.48%) Meraki
10 6 (4.48%) SAP
11 5 (3.73%) Cisco
11 5 (3.73%) Ivanti
12 4 (2.99%) Altiris
12 4 (2.99%) MobileIron
13 3 (2.24%) Google
13 3 (2.24%) Rackspace
13 3 (2.24%) SolarWinds