The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 107 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 16 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.89% 0.54% 0.054%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.50% 9.57% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 1
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-0.55% -5.26%
Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
128 94 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.09% 5.66% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 106 87 55
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
Cambridgeshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 23 (76.67%) .NET
2 19 (63.33%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
4 11 (36.67%) HTML
4 11 (36.67%) Selenium
5 10 (33.33%) HTML5
5 10 (33.33%) Red Gate
5 10 (33.33%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) Degree
6 9 (30.00%) MVC
6 9 (30.00%) SaaS
6 9 (30.00%) Rackspace
6 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (26.67%) QA
8 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
8 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
8 7 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (23.33%) Test Strategy
8 7 (23.33%) Analytics
8 7 (23.33%) C++
8 7 (23.33%) Delphi
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) WinRunner
9 6 (20.00%) CSS
9 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (20.00%) MS Excel

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (13.33%) nginx
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) SaaS
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (10.00%) Google App Engine
4 2 (6.67%) Google Apps
4 2 (6.67%) Office 365
5 1 (3.33%) Heroku
5 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Selenium
2 7 (23.33%) WinRunner
3 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (16.67%) Mercurial
4 5 (16.67%) Hudson
4 5 (16.67%) NuGet
4 5 (16.67%) ReSharper
5 4 (13.33%) NUnit
5 4 (13.33%) Ranorex
5 4 (13.33%) Moq
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Automation Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) QA Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) QA Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) QA Tester
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (36.67%) HTML
3 10 (33.33%) HTML5
4 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (20.00%) CSS
7 5 (16.67%) jQuery
7 5 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.33%) Django
8 1 (3.33%) RESTful
8 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
2 6 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) Social Network
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (23.33%) Test Strategy
3 7 (23.33%) Analytics
4 6 (20.00%) DevOps
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) C++
3 7 (23.33%) Delphi
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Red Gate
3 9 (30.00%) Rackspace
4 4 (13.33%) Google
4 4 (13.33%) Epiphany
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Telerik
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k dep. on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago