Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 80 76
Rank change year-on-year +46 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 67 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.76% 1.25% 2.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.59% 10.83% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 53 11 22
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -37.04% +3.85%
10th Percentile £37,650 £41,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £83,625
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -26.92%

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 252 120 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 25.43% 11.57% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 203 83 88
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £27,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,250 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -10.00%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 34 (50.75%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (47.76%) Office 365
4 26 (38.81%) C#
4 26 (38.81%) .NET
4 26 (38.81%) Windows
5 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
6 22 (32.84%) PowerShell
6 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
7 20 (29.85%) Linux
7 20 (29.85%) Web Services
8 18 (26.87%) MVC
9 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
9 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (22.39%) VMware
11 14 (20.90%) CSS
11 14 (20.90%) HTML
11 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
11 14 (20.90%) E-Commerce
11 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (20.90%) MongoDB
12 13 (19.40%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (19.40%) Hyper-V
13 12 (17.91%) Identity Access Management
13 12 (17.91%) Information Security
13 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (17.91%) Firewall
13 12 (17.91%) Identity Management

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 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2013
1 17 (25.37%) MS Exchange
2 15 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (22.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.46%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.99%) Confluence
5 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.49%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.49%) JBoss
6 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (50.75%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (47.76%) Office 365
3 13 (19.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (10.45%) IaaS
4 7 (10.45%) Mimecast
5 5 (7.46%) PaaS
6 3 (4.48%) SaaS
7 2 (2.99%) GitHub
8 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) Firewall
1 12 (17.91%) LDAP
2 10 (14.93%) DNS
3 8 (11.94%) VPN
4 6 (8.96%) SAN
5 5 (7.46%) DHCP
5 5 (7.46%) Unified Communications
6 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.48%) Internet
7 3 (4.48%) Intranet
7 3 (4.48%) Wireless
8 2 (2.99%) ICMP
8 2 (2.99%) SSL
9 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.49%) LAN
9 1 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.45%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.99%) DB2
4 2 (2.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.99%) JIRA
1 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) Moq
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.43%) Games
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) French Language
3 2 (2.99%) German Language
3 2 (2.99%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Developer
2 18 (26.87%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Consultant
4 13 (19.40%) Azure Developer
4 13 (19.40%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (19.40%) C# Developer
5 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 12 (17.91%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (14.93%) Administrator
6 10 (14.93%) Analyst
6 10 (14.93%) Azure Engineer
6 10 (14.93%) Office 365 Engineer
6 10 (14.93%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (14.93%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 10 (14.93%) Senior Developer
7 9 (13.43%) Agile .NET Developer
7 9 (13.43%) Agile C# Developer
7 9 (13.43%) Agile Developer
7 9 (13.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 9 (13.43%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) .NET
2 20 (29.85%) Web Services
3 14 (20.90%) CSS
3 14 (20.90%) HTML
4 11 (16.42%) SOAP
5 10 (14.93%) WCF
5 10 (14.93%) WPF
6 9 (13.43%) CSS3
6 9 (13.43%) HTML5
7 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
7 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (10.45%) jQuery
7 7 (10.45%) REST
8 6 (8.96%) XML
9 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (7.46%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.99%) RESTful
11 1 (1.49%) EJB 3.0
11 1 (1.49%) Java EE
11 1 (1.49%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.43%) User Experience
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.99%) iPhone
4 2 (2.99%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
3 20 (29.85%) Linux
4 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
4 8 (11.94%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.46%) Mac OS X
5 5 (7.46%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) MVC
2 14 (20.90%) E-Commerce
3 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.91%) Identity Access Management
3 12 (17.91%) Identity Management
3 12 (17.91%) Information Security
4 11 (16.42%) Migration
4 11 (16.42%) OOP
5 10 (14.93%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (13.43%) Creative Thinking
6 9 (13.43%) Innovative Thinking
6 9 (13.43%) UX Design
7 8 (11.94%) Presales
8 7 (10.45%) DNA
8 7 (10.45%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (10.45%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (10.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (10.45%) Statistics
9 6 (8.96%) ITIL
9 6 (8.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) C#
2 22 (32.84%) PowerShell
3 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) Go
4 2 (2.99%) Python
4 2 (2.99%) Ruby
4 2 (2.99%) SQL
5 1 (1.49%) AWK
5 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.49%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) MCSA
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.45%) MCSE
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) Master's Degree
4 3 (4.48%) MCP
5 2 (2.99%) CCNA
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.40%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.99%) Ansible
3 2 (2.99%) Terraform
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.39%) VMware
3 9 (13.43%) Citrix
4 8 (11.94%) HP
5 6 (8.96%) NetApp
5 6 (8.96%) Veeam
6 5 (7.46%) Dell
7 3 (4.48%) Aruba
7 3 (4.48%) Cisco
7 3 (4.48%) Juniper
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle
8 1 (1.49%) Acronis
8 1 (1.49%) EMC