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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 74 97 107
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 38 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.55% 0.93% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.19% 11.72% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 2
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £55,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -23.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,700 £47,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £64,000 £63,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
108 128 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.24% 7.93% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 92 100 62
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £45,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 13 February 2016.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 46 (76.67%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (48.33%) NoSQL
2 29 (48.33%) REST
2 29 (48.33%) Docker
3 28 (46.67%) Cloud Computing
3 28 (46.67%) JSON
3 28 (46.67%) Java
3 28 (46.67%) OOP
3 28 (46.67%) Data Structures
4 26 (43.33%) PhD
4 26 (43.33%) Computer Science
5 20 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
7 16 (26.67%) Big Data
8 15 (25.00%) Scrum
8 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (21.67%) Web Services
10 12 (20.00%) Degree
11 11 (18.33%) SaaS
11 11 (18.33%) SOA
11 11 (18.33%) SAS
11 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
11 11 (18.33%) SDLC
11 11 (18.33%) Microservices
12 10 (16.67%) Windows
13 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
13 9 (15.00%) C#
13 9 (15.00%) .NET
13 9 (15.00%) MVC
13 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (18.33%) SAS
2 7 (11.67%) IIS
3 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 46 (76.67%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (46.67%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (18.33%) SaaS
4 8 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (5.00%) Google App Engine
6 2 (3.33%) GitHub
6 2 (3.33%) Trello
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 6 (10.00%) SSL
1 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (48.33%) NoSQL
2 16 (26.67%) Big Data
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.67%) MySQL
5 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Moq
2 4 (6.67%) NUnit
2 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Developer
2 25 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Architect
3 11 (18.33%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Junior
6 7 (11.67%) Junior Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Junior Java Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Administrator
7 6 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) C# Programmer
9 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Programmer
9 4 (6.67%) Web Programmer
10 3 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Graduate Java Developer
10 3 (5.00%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (48.33%) REST
2 28 (46.67%) JSON
3 13 (21.67%) Web Services
4 9 (15.00%) .NET
4 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (6.67%) Backbone.js
7 4 (6.67%) CSS
7 4 (6.67%) CSS3
7 4 (6.67%) Ember.js
7 4 (6.67%) HTML
7 4 (6.67%) HTML5
7 4 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (1.67%) WCF
8 1 (1.67%) WF
8 1 (1.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (46.67%) Data Structures
2 26 (43.33%) Computer Science
3 20 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.33%) Blog
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) OOP
2 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) Scrum
3 11 (18.33%) Microservices
3 11 (18.33%) SDLC
3 11 (18.33%) SOA
3 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.00%) MVC
5 6 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.00%) OO
6 3 (5.00%) Speech Recognition
6 3 (5.00%) TDD
7 2 (3.33%) DevOps
7 2 (3.33%) Information Architecture
7 2 (3.33%) Marketing Strategy
7 2 (3.33%) Usability Testing
7 2 (3.33%) User Stories
8 1 (1.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (1.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Java
2 9 (15.00%) C#
3 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) PhD
2 12 (20.00%) Degree
3 8 (13.33%) MCSE
3 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.33%) CCA
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MCSA
4 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) Docker
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
1 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) Google
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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