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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 52 55
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 35 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.48% 1.25% 3.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.17% 22.22% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 13
Median salary £55,000 £71,250 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.80% +1.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £70,250 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £72,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure 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 116 27 96
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 21.48% 5.61% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 83 17 54
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 £35,000 £55,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 41 (70.69%) Office 365
2 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
3 28 (48.28%) VMware
4 25 (43.10%) Cisco
5 24 (41.38%) Firewall
5 24 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (39.66%) Citrix
7 22 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (32.76%) Windows
9 18 (31.03%) Presales
10 15 (25.86%) Hyper-V
11 14 (24.14%) MCSE
11 14 (24.14%) MCSA
11 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (24.14%) VPN
12 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
13 12 (20.69%) HP
13 12 (20.69%) Linux
14 11 (18.97%) DNS
15 10 (17.24%) NetApp
16 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
16 9 (15.52%) ITIL
16 9 (15.52%) IaaS
16 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
17 8 (13.79%) Public Cloud
17 8 (13.79%) Aruba
17 8 (13.79%) Degree
17 8 (13.79%) Wireless
17 8 (13.79%) CCNP
17 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification

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 6 (10.34%) OpenStack
2 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.90%) GlassFish
3 4 (6.90%) JBoss
3 4 (6.90%) MQSeries
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.45%) Confluence
5 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (70.69%) Office 365
2 24 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (15.52%) IaaS
4 4 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.90%) Mimecast
5 3 (5.17%) PaaS
6 2 (3.45%) GitHub
6 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (41.38%) Firewall
2 14 (24.14%) VPN
3 11 (18.97%) DNS
4 8 (13.79%) SAN
4 8 (13.79%) Wireless
5 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.62%) BGP
6 5 (8.62%) DHCP
6 5 (8.62%) Network Security
7 4 (6.90%) Internet
7 4 (6.90%) LAN
7 4 (6.90%) MPLS
7 4 (6.90%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
7 4 (6.90%) WAN
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.45%) ICMP
9 2 (3.45%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.72%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) DB2
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
1 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.72%) Moq
General
1 2 (3.45%) French Language
1 2 (3.45%) German Language
1 2 (3.45%) Swedish Language
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Consultant
2 17 (29.31%) Cloud Consultant
3 16 (27.59%) Cloud Engineer
3 16 (27.59%) Office 365 Engineer
4 15 (25.86%) Azure Engineer
4 15 (25.86%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 15 (25.86%) Technical Consultant
5 14 (24.14%) Azure Consultant
5 14 (24.14%) Senior Consultant
5 14 (24.14%) Senior Server Engineer
5 14 (24.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 14 (24.14%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 14 (24.14%) Server Consultant
5 14 (24.14%) Server Engineer
5 14 (24.14%) Technical Engineer
6 13 (22.41%) Office 365 Consultant
7 11 (18.97%) Architect
8 9 (15.52%) Data Centre Consultant
8 9 (15.52%) Presales Consultant
9 8 (13.79%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) Web Services
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.90%) CSS
2 4 (6.90%) EJB
2 4 (6.90%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (6.90%) HornetQ
2 4 (6.90%) HTML
2 4 (6.90%) Java EE
2 4 (6.90%) Java SE
2 4 (6.90%) JMS
2 4 (6.90%) Middleware
2 4 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.45%) CAML
3 2 (3.45%) jQuery
3 2 (3.45%) JSON
3 2 (3.45%) RESTful
3 2 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.79%) Public Cloud
3 6 (10.34%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (6.90%) Replication
5 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Blog
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Linux
3 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.90%) Mac OS X
4 4 (6.90%) Unix
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Presales
2 9 (15.52%) ITIL
3 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
3 6 (10.34%) Migration
3 6 (10.34%) SOA
4 5 (8.62%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (6.90%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.90%) IT Strategy
5 4 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.90%) Release Management
5 4 (6.90%) Service Management
5 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (6.90%) TOGAF
5 4 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (6.90%) Web Filtering
6 3 (5.17%) DevOps
7 2 (3.45%) Microservices
7 2 (3.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.90%) AWK
3 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.90%) C#
3 4 (6.90%) Java
3 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.45%) Go
4 2 (3.45%) Python
4 2 (3.45%) Ruby
4 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) MCSA
1 14 (24.14%) MCSE
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.79%) CCNP
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (13.79%) Degree
3 6 (10.34%) Master's Degree
4 4 (6.90%) AWS Certification
4 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.72%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 22 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (25.86%) Hyper-V
3 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.90%) vSphere
4 4 (6.90%) XenApp
5 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Backup Exec
1 7 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (10.34%) SCCM
3 5 (8.62%) Puppet
4 2 (3.45%) Ansible
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 28 (48.28%) VMware
3 25 (43.10%) Cisco
4 23 (39.66%) Citrix
5 12 (20.69%) HP
6 10 (17.24%) NetApp
7 8 (13.79%) Aruba
7 8 (13.79%) Juniper
8 7 (12.07%) Veeam
9 6 (10.34%) EMC
9 6 (10.34%) Meraki
9 6 (10.34%) Oracle
9 6 (10.34%) SolarWinds
10 4 (6.90%) Dell
10 4 (6.90%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (6.90%) Palo Alto
10 4 (6.90%) SAP
11 3 (5.17%) Acronis
11 3 (5.17%) AppSense
12 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
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