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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 102 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% 0.45% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.93% 9.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
112 77 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.41% 4.96% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 81 66 37
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 £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 October 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 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 17 (65.38%) C#
3 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 12 (46.15%) HTML
6 11 (42.31%) Selenium
6 11 (42.31%) HTML5
7 10 (38.46%) SaaS
7 10 (38.46%) Rackspace
7 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
7 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
7 10 (38.46%) MVC
8 9 (34.62%) Red Gate
8 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
9 7 (26.92%) QA
9 7 (26.92%) Java
9 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
10 6 (23.08%) WinRunner
10 6 (23.08%) C++
10 6 (23.08%) Delphi
10 6 (23.08%) CSS
10 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
10 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
10 6 (23.08%) Degree
10 6 (23.08%) ReSharper
10 6 (23.08%) Finance

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (15.38%) nginx
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) SaaS
2 6 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.69%) Google Apps
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) Heroku
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Selenium
2 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
3 6 (23.08%) WinRunner
3 6 (23.08%) ReSharper
3 6 (23.08%) TeamCity
3 6 (23.08%) Mercurial
3 6 (23.08%) NuGet
4 5 (19.23%) Hudson
4 5 (19.23%) Ranorex
4 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (19.23%) Moq
4 5 (19.23%) NUnit
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Tester
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) QA Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) QA Tester
2 6 (23.08%) QA Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Automation Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) QA Automation Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Django Developer
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
3 11 (42.31%) HTML5
4 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (23.08%) CSS
6 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 6 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (19.23%) jQuery
8 1 (3.85%) Django
8 1 (3.85%) RESTful
8 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.85%) REST
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) MVC
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
3 6 (23.08%) Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 4 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.85%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) C++
3 6 (23.08%) Delphi
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
1 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Rackspace
3 9 (34.62%) Red Gate
4 5 (19.23%) Epiphany
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) Telerik