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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 53 60
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 23 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.03% 1.70% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 23.81% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 5
Median salary £55,000 £44,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.59% -11.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 69 42 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 12.08% 7.14% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 53 26 27
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,436
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £70,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 21 (80.77%) Office 365
2 19 (73.08%) Cisco
2 19 (73.08%) VMware
3 17 (65.38%) Firewall
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (53.85%) Citrix
4 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (46.15%) Hyper-V
5 12 (46.15%) ITIL
5 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 12 (46.15%) NetApp
6 11 (42.31%) VPN
7 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
8 7 (26.92%) Backup Exec
8 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) HP
8 7 (26.92%) Dell
8 7 (26.92%) DHCP
8 7 (26.92%) SAN
8 7 (26.92%) DNS
8 7 (26.92%) Veeam
8 7 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
8 7 (26.92%) Unified Communications
8 7 (26.92%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (26.92%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (26.92%) Mimecast

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 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (80.77%) Office 365
2 7 (26.92%) Mimecast
3 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) Firewall
2 11 (42.31%) VPN
3 7 (26.92%) DHCP
3 7 (26.92%) DNS
3 7 (26.92%) SAN
3 7 (26.92%) Unified Communications
4 4 (15.38%) BGP
4 4 (15.38%) LAN
4 4 (15.38%) MPLS
4 4 (15.38%) Network Security
4 4 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (26.92%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Cloud Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Support
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Azure Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Office 365 Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Office 365 Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Server Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Server Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Server Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) CAML
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
2 1 (3.85%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) WCF
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity
2 7 (26.92%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (26.92%) Web Filtering
3 6 (23.08%) Presales
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (15.38%) IT Strategy
4 4 (15.38%) Release Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 4 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) CCNP
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (23.08%) MCSA
1 6 (23.08%) MCSE
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 7 (26.92%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (15.38%) vSphere
5 4 (15.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Backup Exec
2 6 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco
1 19 (73.08%) VMware
2 14 (53.85%) Citrix
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) NetApp
4 7 (26.92%) Dell
4 7 (26.92%) HP
4 7 (26.92%) Veeam
5 6 (23.08%) Meraki
5 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
6 5 (19.23%) EMC
7 4 (15.38%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
7 4 (15.38%) SAP
8 2 (7.69%) AppSense
8 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.85%) Huawei
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