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

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 66 75
Rank change year-on-year +29 +9 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 62 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.42% 2.76% 1.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.23% 25.64% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 50 24 8
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -26.92%
10th Percentile £31,250 £41,625 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,375 £61,000 £98,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +15.56%

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 176 117 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 18.22% 10.77% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 161 85 44
Watford median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,900 £32,075
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £73,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +10.53%

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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 40 (64.52%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (35.48%) NoSQL
4 21 (33.87%) Office 365
4 21 (33.87%) SQL
5 18 (29.03%) Linux
6 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
6 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (25.81%) SaaS
7 15 (24.19%) Jenkins
7 15 (24.19%) Puppet
8 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (22.58%) DevOps
8 14 (22.58%) XML
8 14 (22.58%) ITIL
9 13 (20.97%) Web Services
9 13 (20.97%) Java
9 13 (20.97%) Dell
9 13 (20.97%) IBM
9 13 (20.97%) JSON
9 13 (20.97%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (19.35%) VMware
10 12 (19.35%) Project Management
10 12 (19.35%) .NET
10 12 (19.35%) Windows
10 12 (19.35%) MongoDB
10 12 (19.35%) Hyper-V
11 11 (17.74%) Open Source
11 11 (17.74%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (17.74%) WSO2

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 10 (16.13%) Mule
1 10 (16.13%) Mule ESB
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.45%) CloudStack
5 3 (4.84%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.84%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 40 (64.52%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (33.87%) Office 365
3 16 (25.81%) SaaS
4 11 (17.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (16.13%) Boomi
6 7 (11.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (8.06%) Mimecast
7 5 (8.06%) Yammer
8 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (6.45%) IaaS
8 4 (6.45%) PaaS
8 4 (6.45%) Trello
8 4 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) HTTP
1 8 (12.90%) Kerberos
2 4 (6.45%) iSCSI
3 3 (4.84%) DHCP
3 3 (4.84%) DNS
3 3 (4.84%) Firewall
3 3 (4.84%) SAN
3 3 (4.84%) Unified Communications
3 3 (4.84%) VPN
3 3 (4.84%) VSAN
4 1 (1.61%) LAN
4 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (35.48%) NoSQL
2 12 (19.35%) MongoDB
3 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.68%) Big Data
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.84%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.29%) JIRA
3 6 (9.68%) SoapUI
4 4 (6.45%) VersionOne
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.90%) Banking
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Consultant
1 16 (25.81%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Senior Consultant
3 9 (14.52%) Architect
3 9 (14.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 8 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (11.29%) Integration Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Service Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Cloud Consultant
7 5 (8.06%) Lead .NET Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) IT Support
8 4 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) XML
2 13 (20.97%) JSON
2 13 (20.97%) Web Services
3 12 (19.35%) .NET
4 11 (17.74%) Middleware
5 10 (16.13%) Apache Camel
6 9 (14.52%) REST
6 9 (14.52%) SOAP
7 8 (12.90%) OAuth
8 6 (9.68%) RAML
8 6 (9.68%) Swagger
8 6 (9.68%) WireMock
8 6 (9.68%) WSDL
9 4 (6.45%) XSD
10 1 (1.61%) .NET Core
10 1 (1.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (11.29%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (8.06%) Public Cloud
6 4 (6.45%) Private Cloud
7 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
7 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
8 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
8 2 (3.23%) Replication
9 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 12 (19.35%) Windows
3 10 (16.13%) Unix
4 9 (14.52%) Windows 10
5 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
7 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) DevOps
2 14 (22.58%) ITIL
3 12 (19.35%) Project Management
4 11 (17.74%) Agile Project Management
4 11 (17.74%) Coaching
4 11 (17.74%) Dependency Injection
4 11 (17.74%) Open Source
4 11 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (16.13%) Auto-Scaling
5 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
6 9 (14.52%) Scrum
6 9 (14.52%) SOA
7 8 (12.90%) Identity Management
7 8 (12.90%) ITIL V3
7 8 (12.90%) Software Delivery
8 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.06%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (8.06%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) SQL
2 13 (20.97%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) Apex Code
3 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.29%) Python
5 5 (8.06%) Perl
6 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.45%) Ruby
6 4 (6.45%) XPath
6 4 (6.45%) XQuery
7 2 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) MCSA
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (3.23%) CCNA
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) GCP
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.35%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.90%) Docker
5 6 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (8.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (8.06%) XenApp
6 5 (8.06%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.84%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) Puppet
2 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (17.74%) Terraform
4 10 (16.13%) Ansible
5 9 (14.52%) SCCM
6 5 (8.06%) AirWatch
6 5 (8.06%) IBM BigFix
7 4 (6.45%) CA Service Virtualization
7 4 (6.45%) Kubernetes
8 3 (4.84%) Backup Exec
8 3 (4.84%) SCOrch
8 3 (4.84%) SCVMM
8 3 (4.84%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) Dell
2 13 (20.97%) IBM
3 12 (19.35%) VMware
4 11 (17.74%) Google
4 11 (17.74%) WSO2
5 10 (16.13%) MuleSoft
5 10 (16.13%) Oracle
5 10 (16.13%) Talend
5 10 (16.13%) TIBCO
5 10 (16.13%) webMethods
6 8 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (12.90%) SnapLogic
7 7 (11.29%) EMC
7 7 (11.29%) NetApp
8 5 (8.06%) Altiris
8 5 (8.06%) Ivanti
8 5 (8.06%) MobileIron
9 4 (6.45%) CA
9 4 (6.45%) Green Hat