Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 76 75
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 40 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.35% 1.28% 1.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.23% 10.92% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 8
Watford median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -24.44% -43.75%
10th Percentile £29,800 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £84,125
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +33.33%

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 208 119 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 22.61% 11.75% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 181 82 51
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Office 365
3 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
4 17 (42.50%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (42.50%) Windows Server
5 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 16 (40.00%) C#
5 16 (40.00%) .NET
6 14 (35.00%) Web Services
7 12 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (27.50%) Linux
8 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
8 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
9 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (22.50%) MongoDB
10 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
10 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
10 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (22.50%) VMware
11 8 (20.00%) Information Security
11 8 (20.00%) Identity Management
11 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 8 (20.00%) MVC
11 8 (20.00%) Migration
11 8 (20.00%) SOAP
11 8 (20.00%) LDAP
11 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce

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 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
1 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (55.00%) Office 365
2 17 (42.50%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (17.50%) Mimecast
5 4 (10.00%) Yammer
6 2 (5.00%) IaaS
6 2 (5.00%) PaaS
7 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (10.00%) DHCP
3 4 (10.00%) SAN
3 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 4 (10.00%) VPN
4 3 (7.50%) Intranet
5 1 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.50%) Games
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Administrator
3 9 (22.50%) Azure Developer
4 8 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Agile .NET Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Agile C# Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (17.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Agile Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 7 (17.50%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 14 (35.00%) Web Services
3 8 (20.00%) LDAP
3 8 (20.00%) SOAP
4 7 (17.50%) CSS
4 7 (17.50%) CSS3
4 7 (17.50%) HTML
4 7 (17.50%) HTML5
4 7 (17.50%) jQuery
4 7 (17.50%) REST
4 7 (17.50%) WCF
4 7 (17.50%) WPF
5 6 (15.00%) XML
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.50%) User Experience
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) iPhone
4 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows Server
3 11 (27.50%) Linux
4 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
5 8 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (10.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 8 (20.00%) Information Security
2 8 (20.00%) Migration
2 8 (20.00%) MVC
2 8 (20.00%) OOP
3 7 (17.50%) Creative Thinking
3 7 (17.50%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (17.50%) DNA
3 7 (17.50%) Innovative Thinking
3 7 (17.50%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (17.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (17.50%) Statistics
3 7 (17.50%) UX Design
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (10.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) C#
1 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) MCP
2 3 (7.50%) CCNA
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) MCSA
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
3 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.00%) XenApp
4 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) AirWatch
1 4 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (10.00%) IBM BigFix
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Altiris
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix
3 4 (10.00%) Dell
3 4 (10.00%) HP
3 4 (10.00%) Ivanti
3 4 (10.00%) MobileIron
3 4 (10.00%) NetApp
3 4 (10.00%) Veeam