The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 97 105 111
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 13 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.89% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.50% 11.67% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 6
Average salary £42,500 £45,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.59% +49.18%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Microsoft Azure
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
113 60 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.72% 4.01% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87 52 35
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £29,400 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,000 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -1.11%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (68.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (37.50%) Lync
3 6 (37.50%) OpenStack
3 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 6 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (37.50%) J2EE
3 6 (37.50%) PHP
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 6 (37.50%) IBM
3 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 6 (37.50%) Web Development
3 6 (37.50%) Google
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) Varnish
5 4 (25.00%) Software Licensing
5 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (25.00%) Office 365

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
1 6 (37.50%) Lync
1 6 (37.50%) OpenStack
2 4 (25.00%) JBoss
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) RavenDB
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
2 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Web Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Web Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) J2EE
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) Symfony
4 4 (25.00%) CakePHP
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) Struts
4 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (25.00%) Internet of Things
2 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Web Development
1 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 4 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 4 (25.00%) Information Management
2 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) MVVM
4 1 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) PHP
1 6 (37.50%) Ruby
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Varnish
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
1 1 (6.25%) SCDPM
1 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
1 6 (37.50%) IBM
1 6 (37.50%) Google
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Zend