The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 68 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.51% 0.30% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.26% 4.35% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 6
Average salary £65,000 £56,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% -19.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Cloud Services Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
43 46 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.50% 6.98% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38 44 18
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Basingstoke region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Office 365
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (30.77%) CSS3
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 4 (30.77%) IaaS
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (30.77%) User Experience
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) MCSE
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (15.38%) SAML
7 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
7 2 (15.38%) ISEB

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
2 4 (30.77%) IaaS
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (15.38%) SaaS
3 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) UI Designer
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience Designer
1 4 (30.77%) Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Lead
3 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) CSS3
1 4 (30.77%) HTML5
1 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) SAML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) WinForms
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (15.38%) Line Management
2 2 (15.38%) Dependency Management
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Budget Control
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (15.38%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (15.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft