The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 209 314 337
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 109 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.96% 0.14% 0.086%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.41% 4.70% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 99 17 11
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
London

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

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
534 362 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.69% 3.06% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 457 326 281
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 116 (63.74%) Windows
2 97 (53.30%) Microsoft
3 83 (45.60%) SQL Server
4 66 (36.26%) C#
5 64 (35.16%) SQL
5 64 (35.16%) .NET
6 63 (34.62%) Finance
7 54 (29.67%) Linux
8 45 (24.73%) Banking
9 41 (22.53%) PaaS
10 40 (21.98%) DevOps
11 38 (20.88%) IIS
12 37 (20.33%) ASP.NET
13 36 (19.78%) Web Services
13 36 (19.78%) CRM
14 35 (19.23%) ITIL
15 34 (18.68%) JavaScript
16 33 (18.13%) Apache
17 32 (17.58%) Tomcat
17 32 (17.58%) Red Hat
17 32 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
18 31 (17.03%) HTML
19 30 (16.48%) MVC
19 30 (16.48%) Azure SQL Database
20 29 (15.93%) PowerShell
20 29 (15.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 28 (15.38%) OO
21 28 (15.38%) Office 365
22 27 (14.84%) IaaS
22 27 (14.84%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 38 (20.88%) IIS
2 33 (18.13%) Apache
3 32 (17.58%) Tomcat
4 23 (12.64%) SharePoint
5 14 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (3.85%) CMS
7 6 (3.30%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (3.30%) Lync
7 6 (3.30%) Apache Pig
8 4 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.65%) Node.js
9 3 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.10%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (13.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.10%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.10%) Tridion
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (22.53%) PaaS
2 28 (15.38%) Office 365
3 27 (14.84%) IaaS
4 21 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (8.79%) SaaS
6 13 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (4.40%) GitHub
8 6 (3.30%) Heroku
9 3 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Joyent
10 1 (0.55%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.55%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.55%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.34%) Firewall
2 12 (6.59%) SAN
3 9 (4.95%) HTTP
4 7 (3.85%) VPN
4 7 (3.85%) DNS
4 7 (3.85%) Network Security
5 6 (3.30%) OpenLDAP
5 6 (3.30%) VLAN
5 6 (3.30%) Wireless
5 6 (3.30%) LDAP
6 5 (2.75%) LAN
6 5 (2.75%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.20%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.65%) DHCP
9 2 (1.10%) PBX
9 2 (1.10%) SSL
9 2 (1.10%) Internet
10 1 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (45.60%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.48%) Azure SQL Database
3 29 (15.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (8.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (8.24%) MongoDB
7 13 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (5.49%) MySQL
9 7 (3.85%) Hadoop
10 6 (3.30%) Apache Hive
10 6 (3.30%) Big Data
11 5 (2.75%) Couchbase
11 5 (2.75%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.10%) Redis
13 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (12.64%) NUnit
2 16 (8.79%) JIRA
3 15 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.95%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.40%) Bugzilla
6 6 (3.30%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.20%) MSBuild
7 4 (2.20%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.65%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.65%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.10%) Subversion
9 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.10%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.10%) Selenium
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.10%) NCrunch
9 2 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.10%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.55%) Juju
General
1 63 (34.62%) Finance
2 45 (24.73%) Banking
3 15 (8.24%) Back Office
4 14 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.49%) Marketing
6 7 (3.85%) Games
7 5 (2.75%) Electronics
7 5 (2.75%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Publishing
9 1 (0.55%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.55%) Retail
9 1 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (30.77%) Developer
2 34 (18.68%) Architect
3 23 (12.64%) .NET Developer
4 22 (12.09%) C# Developer
5 20 (10.99%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (9.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (9.34%) Applications Support
8 14 (7.69%) Administrator
9 12 (6.59%) Consultant
10 11 (6.04%) DBA
10 11 (6.04%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.49%) Support Engineer
11 10 (5.49%) Server Engineer
11 10 (5.49%) Agile C# Developer
12 9 (4.95%) Senior DBA
13 8 (4.40%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (4.40%) BizTalk Developer
13 8 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (4.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (35.16%) .NET
2 37 (20.33%) ASP.NET
3 36 (19.78%) Web Services
4 31 (17.03%) HTML
5 27 (14.84%) CSS
6 26 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (11.54%) WCF
7 21 (11.54%) XML
8 20 (10.99%) .NET Framework
9 19 (10.44%) jQuery
10 16 (8.79%) XSD
10 16 (8.79%) XSL
11 14 (7.69%) COM
11 14 (7.69%) LAMP
11 14 (7.69%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 14 (7.69%) HTML5
12 10 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 10 (5.49%) RESTful
13 9 (4.95%) Sass
13 9 (4.95%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.85%) Open Source
3 7 (3.85%) Replication
4 6 (3.30%) User Experience
5 5 (2.75%) DTV
6 3 (1.65%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.65%) Clustering
6 3 (1.65%) iPhone
7 2 (1.10%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.55%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.55%) PKI
8 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.55%) Social Media
8 1 (0.55%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 116 (63.74%) Windows
2 54 (29.67%) Linux
3 27 (14.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (8.79%) UNIX
6 14 (7.69%) Fedora
6 14 (7.69%) AIX
6 14 (7.69%) HPUX
6 14 (7.69%) Solaris
7 12 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.40%) Android
9 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.98%) DevOps
2 36 (19.78%) CRM
3 35 (19.23%) ITIL
4 32 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (16.48%) MVC
6 28 (15.38%) OO
7 26 (14.29%) Migration
8 25 (13.74%) TDD
9 21 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (10.99%) Data Modelling
10 20 (10.99%) SOA
10 20 (10.99%) Incident Management
11 19 (10.44%) Scrum
12 16 (8.79%) Enterprise Architecture
12 16 (8.79%) Unit Testing
12 16 (8.79%) Multithreading
13 15 (8.24%) OOD
14 14 (7.69%) OOP
14 14 (7.69%) Refactoring
15 13 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 66 (36.26%) C#
2 64 (35.16%) SQL
3 34 (18.68%) JavaScript
4 29 (15.93%) PowerShell
5 21 (11.54%) C
6 14 (7.69%) Java
7 10 (5.49%) VB
8 7 (3.85%) Perl
8 7 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.30%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.75%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.75%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.75%) Korn
10 5 (2.75%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.20%) F#
11 4 (2.20%) Python
12 2 (1.10%) Ruby
12 2 (1.10%) VBScript
12 2 (1.10%) C++
13 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (9.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.59%) MCSE
3 11 (6.04%) MCITP
4 6 (3.30%) Degree
4 6 (3.30%) CCNA
4 6 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.20%) MCTS
6 3 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.10%) MCP
7 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.55%) MBA
8 1 (0.55%) MCSA
8 1 (0.55%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.79%) SLA
2 6 (3.30%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.10%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.34%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.30%) vSphere
5 3 (1.65%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (1.65%) UAG
5 3 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.65%) XenApp
5 3 (1.65%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.10%) Xen
7 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (4.40%) SCCM
2 7 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.30%) Puppet
4 5 (2.75%) SCOM
5 2 (1.10%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.55%) SCSM
6 1 (0.55%) StatsD
6 1 (0.55%) logstash
6 1 (0.55%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.55%) Nagios
6 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.55%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 97 (53.30%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.58%) Red Hat
3 27 (14.84%) VMware
4 20 (10.99%) Oracle
5 13 (7.14%) Cisco
5 13 (7.14%) HP
6 7 (3.85%) SAP
6 7 (3.85%) Symantec
7 6 (3.30%) Apple
7 6 (3.30%) IBM
7 6 (3.30%) Citrix
7 6 (3.30%) Google
8 5 (2.75%) MapR
8 5 (2.75%) Open Text
8 5 (2.75%) NetApp
9 4 (2.20%) EMC
10 3 (1.65%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.65%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.65%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.10%) Brocade
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