The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 71 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.14% 0.90% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.58% 38.89% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 3
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
Microsoft Azure
South West

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

Cloud Services Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
48 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 7.79% 2.32% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 47 14 6
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £37,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Dorset

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 4 £43,750 -
Poole +7 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Microsoft Azure
South West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (60.00%) Office 365
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (46.67%) Lync
4 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) Migration
5 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (33.33%) SCCM
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (26.67%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) MCSE
7 4 (26.67%) MCSA
7 4 (26.67%) SCOM
7 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (26.67%) MCITP
7 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (26.67%) SDLC
8 3 (20.00%) System Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Marketing
8 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (13.33%) SAN
9 2 (13.33%) EMV
9 2 (13.33%) MVC

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) Lync
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) EMV
3 1 (6.67%) BYOD
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) MCSA
1 4 (26.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
1 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
3 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft