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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 3.81% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 100.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £32,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
Microsoft Azure
North East

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

Cloud Services Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 3.81% - 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £32,250 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Durham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) HTML5
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (50.00%) WCF
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Data Management
6 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
7 2 (25.00%) CSS3
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
7 2 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (12.50%) OOD

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) MSTest
2 1 (12.50%) Moq
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) WCF
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blog
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCPD
3 1 (12.50%) VCP4
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSD
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com