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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 224 293 309
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 102 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.41% 7.24% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 89 27 26
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -
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
554 373 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.60% 3.08% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 467 339 287
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 118 (69.01%) Windows
2 95 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 81 (47.37%) SQL Server
4 66 (38.60%) C#
5 58 (33.92%) .NET
6 55 (32.16%) SQL
6 55 (32.16%) Finance
7 54 (31.58%) Linux
8 46 (26.90%) PaaS
9 42 (24.56%) DevOps
9 42 (24.56%) IIS
10 41 (23.98%) Web Services
11 40 (23.39%) Banking
12 35 (20.47%) CRM
13 33 (19.30%) IaaS
14 32 (18.71%) OO
14 32 (18.71%) Apache
14 32 (18.71%) ITIL
14 32 (18.71%) Red Hat
15 31 (18.13%) ASP.NET
15 31 (18.13%) Tomcat
16 30 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 29 (16.96%) JavaScript
18 28 (16.37%) MVC
19 27 (15.79%) Azure SQL Database
20 26 (15.20%) SQL Server 2008
20 26 (15.20%) TDD
21 25 (14.62%) Dynamics CRM
21 25 (14.62%) Active Directory
21 25 (14.62%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 42 (24.56%) IIS
2 32 (18.71%) Apache
3 31 (18.13%) Tomcat
4 19 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 17 (9.94%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.92%) Apache Pig
7 4 (2.34%) Lync
7 4 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.75%) Node.js
8 3 (1.75%) CMS
8 3 (1.75%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.58%) nginx
10 1 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (14.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 46 (26.90%) PaaS
2 33 (19.30%) IaaS
3 25 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (13.45%) Office 365
5 22 (12.87%) SaaS
6 11 (6.43%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (3.51%) Heroku
8 3 (1.75%) GitHub
8 3 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.17%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.58%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.58%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.58%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.11%) Firewall
2 12 (7.02%) SAN
3 11 (6.43%) HTTP
4 7 (4.09%) Network Security
4 7 (4.09%) VPN
5 6 (3.51%) LDAP
5 6 (3.51%) DNS
5 6 (3.51%) Wireless
5 6 (3.51%) VLAN
5 6 (3.51%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (2.92%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.92%) LAN
7 4 (2.34%) Internet
7 4 (2.34%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.75%) DHCP
9 2 (1.17%) PBX
9 2 (1.17%) SSL
10 1 (0.58%) MVNO
10 1 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (15.79%) Azure SQL Database
4 26 (15.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (9.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (8.77%) MongoDB
7 11 (6.43%) Hadoop
7 11 (6.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (6.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (5.85%) MySQL
8 10 (5.85%) Big Data
9 5 (2.92%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.34%) Couchbase
10 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (12.87%) NUnit
2 21 (12.28%) JIRA
3 20 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (8.19%) Bugzilla
5 7 (4.09%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.92%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.92%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.75%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.17%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.17%) Subversion
8 2 (1.17%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.17%) Selenium
8 2 (1.17%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.17%) NCrunch
9 1 (0.58%) Calabash
9 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (32.16%) Finance
2 40 (23.39%) Banking
3 17 (9.94%) Back Office
4 12 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.02%) Marketing
5 7 (4.09%) Advertising
6 5 (2.92%) Electronics
6 5 (2.92%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.92%) Games
7 3 (1.75%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.75%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Retail
8 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (33.33%) Developer
2 29 (16.96%) Architect
3 19 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 16 (9.36%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (8.77%) Applications Support
5 15 (8.77%) .NET Developer
6 14 (8.19%) BizTalk Developer
6 14 (8.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (7.60%) Agile C# Developer
8 12 (7.02%) Administrator
9 11 (6.43%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (6.43%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.85%) Consultant
10 10 (5.85%) Support Engineer
11 9 (5.26%) DBA
12 8 (4.68%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (4.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 7 (4.09%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (4.09%) Senior BizTalk Developer
13 7 (4.09%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (33.92%) .NET
2 41 (23.98%) Web Services
3 31 (18.13%) ASP.NET
4 25 (14.62%) HTML
5 24 (14.04%) WCF
6 22 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (12.87%) XML
7 21 (12.28%) jQuery
8 19 (11.11%) XSD
8 19 (11.11%) XSL
8 19 (11.11%) CSS
8 19 (11.11%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 16 (9.36%) HTML5
10 14 (8.19%) LAMP
11 13 (7.60%) .NET Framework
11 13 (7.60%) COM
12 12 (7.02%) RESTful
13 11 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 11 (6.43%) Sass
14 9 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.26%) Replication
2 7 (4.09%) Open Source
3 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.92%) DTV
4 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.75%) Clustering
4 3 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.17%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.17%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.17%) Online Games
5 2 (1.17%) Social Media
5 2 (1.17%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.58%) iPhone
6 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.58%) PKI
6 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 118 (69.01%) Windows
2 54 (31.58%) Linux
3 24 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (9.36%) UNIX
6 14 (8.19%) Fedora
6 14 (8.19%) AIX
6 14 (8.19%) HPUX
6 14 (8.19%) Solaris
7 12 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.51%) Android
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.56%) DevOps
2 35 (20.47%) CRM
3 32 (18.71%) OO
3 32 (18.71%) ITIL
4 28 (16.37%) MVC
5 26 (15.20%) TDD
6 23 (13.45%) Migration
6 23 (13.45%) Incident Management
6 23 (13.45%) Unit Testing
7 22 (12.87%) Data Modelling
7 22 (12.87%) OOD
8 21 (12.28%) SOA
9 20 (11.70%) Scrum
10 19 (11.11%) OOP
10 19 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (11.11%) Refactoring
11 15 (8.77%) Multithreading
12 14 (8.19%) EAI
12 14 (8.19%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (7.60%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 66 (38.60%) C#
2 55 (32.16%) SQL
3 29 (16.96%) JavaScript
4 24 (14.04%) PowerShell
5 21 (12.28%) C
6 17 (9.94%) Java
7 9 (5.26%) VB
8 8 (4.68%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.09%) F#
10 6 (3.51%) Perl
11 5 (2.92%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.92%) Python
12 4 (2.34%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.34%) Korn
13 3 (1.75%) Scala
13 3 (1.75%) VB6
13 3 (1.75%) VBA
13 3 (1.75%) C++
14 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.02%) MCSE
3 11 (6.43%) MCITP
4 6 (3.51%) CCNA
4 6 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.51%) Degree
5 4 (2.34%) MCTS
6 3 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.17%) MCP
7 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.58%) VCAP
8 1 (0.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.36%) SLA
2 6 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.17%) QA
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (14.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.75%) UAG
4 3 (1.75%) vSphere
4 3 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (1.75%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.17%) Xen
6 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.51%) Puppet
3 5 (2.92%) SCCM
3 5 (2.92%) SCOM
4 3 (1.75%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.17%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.58%) StatsD
6 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.58%) SCSM
6 1 (0.58%) logstash
6 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.58%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 95 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 32 (18.71%) Red Hat
3 24 (14.04%) VMware
4 19 (11.11%) Oracle
5 15 (8.77%) Cisco
6 12 (7.02%) HP
7 8 (4.68%) Apple
8 7 (4.09%) Symantec
8 7 (4.09%) SAP
9 5 (2.92%) NetApp
10 4 (2.34%) IBM
10 4 (2.34%) EMC
10 4 (2.34%) Google
10 4 (2.34%) MapR
11 3 (1.75%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.75%) Aruba
11 3 (1.75%) Citrix
11 3 (1.75%) Juniper
12 2 (1.17%) JBoss
12 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
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