Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 38 74
Rank change year-on-year +24 +36 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 105 71 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.03% 6.32% 1.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.98% 31.98% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 91 55 8
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.98% +1.92%
10th Percentile £42,500 £44,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £98,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 202 222 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 21.22% 19.77% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 177 160 47
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £27,300 £26,225 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £74,550
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +22.22%

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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 74 (70.48%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (41.90%) Microsoft
3 39 (37.14%) SQL
3 39 (37.14%) SaaS
4 31 (29.52%) VMware
5 28 (26.67%) Java
6 27 (25.71%) Office 365
7 26 (24.76%) XML
7 26 (24.76%) Active Directory
8 25 (23.81%) NoSQL
9 23 (21.90%) Windows
10 22 (20.95%) Linux
10 22 (20.95%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (20.95%) Hyper-V
10 22 (20.95%) Presales
11 21 (20.00%) REST
12 20 (19.05%) Apex Code
12 20 (19.05%) Banking
12 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
12 20 (19.05%) Web Services
12 20 (19.05%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (19.05%) Finance
12 20 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud
12 20 (19.05%) Software Delivery
13 19 (18.10%) Windows Server
13 19 (18.10%) IBM
14 18 (17.14%) DevOps
15 17 (16.19%) Puppet
16 16 (15.24%) IaaS
16 16 (15.24%) PaaS

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 15 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.43%) OpenStack
3 10 (9.52%) Mule
3 10 (9.52%) Mule ESB
3 10 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (3.81%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.90%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.90%) JBoss
6 2 (1.90%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.86%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.86%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 74 (70.48%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (37.14%) SaaS
3 27 (25.71%) Office 365
4 16 (15.24%) IaaS
4 16 (15.24%) PaaS
5 12 (11.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (9.52%) Boomi
7 6 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (3.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (3.81%) Trello
8 4 (3.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (2.86%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.95%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.95%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.95%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) Firewall
1 8 (7.62%) HTTP
1 8 (7.62%) iSCSI
1 8 (7.62%) Kerberos
2 7 (6.67%) DNS
2 7 (6.67%) SAN
3 6 (5.71%) VPN
3 6 (5.71%) VSAN
4 4 (3.81%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (3.81%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.86%) Internet
5 3 (2.86%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.90%) DHCP
7 1 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 15 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.71%) Big Data
6 4 (3.81%) Power BI
6 4 (3.81%) SAP HANA
6 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.67%) JIRA
3 6 (5.71%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.81%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 20 (19.05%) Banking
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Marketing
3 4 (3.81%) French Language
3 4 (3.81%) German Language
3 4 (3.81%) Swedish Language
4 3 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (37.14%) Consultant
2 25 (23.81%) Developer
2 25 (23.81%) Senior Consultant
3 24 (22.86%) Architect
4 16 (15.24%) Implementation Consultant
4 16 (15.24%) Senior Implementation Consultant
5 13 (12.38%) Cloud Consultant
5 13 (12.38%) Software Consultant
6 12 (11.43%) .NET Developer
7 11 (10.48%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (8.57%) Lead Architect
8 9 (8.57%) Software Implementation Consultant
8 9 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (7.62%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (7.62%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 8 (7.62%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (7.62%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 7 (6.67%) Integration Developer
10 7 (6.67%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.67%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.76%) XML
2 21 (20.00%) REST
3 20 (19.05%) Web Services
4 16 (15.24%) .NET
4 16 (15.24%) JSON
5 11 (10.48%) Middleware
6 10 (9.52%) Apache Camel
7 9 (8.57%) SOAP
8 8 (7.62%) OAuth
9 6 (5.71%) RAML
9 6 (5.71%) Swagger
9 6 (5.71%) WireMock
9 6 (5.71%) WSDL
10 4 (3.81%) MDX
10 4 (3.81%) XSD
11 3 (2.86%) Java EE
12 2 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (1.90%) EJB
12 2 (1.90%) EJB 3.0
12 2 (1.90%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.95%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (12.38%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 9 (8.57%) Data Centre
6 9 (8.57%) Public Cloud
7 7 (6.67%) Private Cloud
8 4 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (3.81%) Mainframe
8 4 (3.81%) Replication
9 2 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.95%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Windows
2 22 (20.95%) Linux
3 19 (18.10%) Windows Server
4 12 (11.43%) Unix
4 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.52%) Windows 10
7 9 (8.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.95%) Presales
2 20 (19.05%) Software Delivery
3 18 (17.14%) DevOps
4 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
5 14 (13.33%) SOA
6 13 (12.38%) Auto-Scaling
6 13 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (11.43%) Open Source
7 12 (11.43%) Project Management
8 11 (10.48%) Agile Project Management
8 11 (10.48%) Coaching
8 11 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.52%) ITIL
9 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.62%) Identity Management
10 8 (7.62%) ITIL V3
10 8 (7.62%) Scrum
11 7 (6.67%) Migration
12 6 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.14%) SQL
2 28 (26.67%) Java
3 20 (19.05%) Apex Code
3 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 10 (9.52%) Python
5 6 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.76%) Perl
7 4 (3.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (3.81%) Ruby
7 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.81%) XPath
7 4 (3.81%) XQuery
8 3 (2.86%) C
8 3 (2.86%) C#
9 2 (1.90%) AWK
9 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.95%) VB
10 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.67%) MCSA
4 5 (4.76%) Master's Degree
5 4 (3.81%) MCSE
6 3 (2.86%) CCNA
6 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.86%) MCP
6 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.90%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) GCP
System Software
1 26 (24.76%) Active Directory
2 22 (20.95%) Hyper-V
3 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (11.43%) Docker
5 11 (10.48%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.67%) XenApp
6 7 (6.67%) XenDesktop
7 6 (5.71%) VMware NSX
7 6 (5.71%) XenServer
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (16.19%) Puppet
2 16 (15.24%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (12.38%) SCCM
4 11 (10.48%) Terraform
5 10 (9.52%) Ansible
5 10 (9.52%) SCVMM
6 7 (6.67%) Kubernetes
7 6 (5.71%) SCOrch
7 6 (5.71%) vRealize
8 4 (3.81%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (2.86%) SCOM
10 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.95%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 44 (41.90%) Microsoft
2 31 (29.52%) VMware
3 20 (19.05%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (18.10%) IBM
5 12 (11.43%) Google
5 12 (11.43%) Oracle
6 11 (10.48%) Dell
6 11 (10.48%) WSO2
7 10 (9.52%) EMC
7 10 (9.52%) MuleSoft
7 10 (9.52%) Talend
7 10 (9.52%) TIBCO
7 10 (9.52%) webMethods
8 8 (7.62%) Citrix
8 8 (7.62%) NetApp
8 8 (7.62%) SnapLogic
9 6 (5.71%) Cisco
9 6 (5.71%) Meraki
9 6 (5.71%) Veeam
10 4 (3.81%) CA