The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 146 237 179
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -58
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 126 40 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.74% 0.51% 0.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.20% 12.99% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 102 31 81
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
Microsoft Azure
England

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

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
481 308 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.62% 3.90% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 393 252 230
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in the East of England

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Cambridgeshire +34 26 £70,000 +63.74% 7
Bedfordshire +23 26 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Hertfordshire +20 26 £27,000 -9.24% 4
Suffolk +27 25 £27,500 -
Essex +15 20 £47,500 +33.33% 1
Norfolk +4 3 £35,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 114 (58.76%) .NET
2 111 (57.22%) JavaScript
3 110 (56.70%) C#
4 99 (51.03%) SQL Server
5 74 (38.14%) Microsoft
6 70 (36.08%) SQL
7 66 (34.02%) HTML
7 66 (34.02%) ASP.NET
7 66 (34.02%) Windows
7 66 (34.02%) MVC
8 55 (28.35%) CSS
9 51 (26.29%) jQuery
10 49 (25.26%) Git (software)
11 48 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (22.16%) E-Commerce
13 40 (20.62%) TDD
14 39 (20.10%) Amazon AWS
15 37 (19.07%) IIS
16 35 (18.04%) Linux
16 35 (18.04%) Web Development
16 35 (18.04%) WCF
17 34 (17.53%) Web Services
18 32 (16.49%) DNS
18 32 (16.49%) Scrum
19 30 (15.46%) Team Foundation Server
20 29 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
20 29 (14.95%) VMware
21 28 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
22 26 (13.40%) Office 365
22 26 (13.40%) Ruby

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 37 (19.07%) IIS
2 25 (12.89%) CMS
3 23 (11.86%) MS Exchange
4 18 (9.28%) Kentico
5 16 (8.25%) SharePoint
6 15 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (5.15%) NServiceBus
7 10 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (4.64%) OpenStack
8 9 (4.64%) Lync
8 9 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.64%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (4.64%) WebLogic
9 8 (4.12%) JBoss
9 8 (4.12%) Node.js
10 7 (3.61%) WebSphere
11 6 (3.09%) Tomcat
12 5 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (2.06%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (20.10%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (13.40%) Office 365
3 9 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.61%) PaaS
4 7 (3.61%) IaaS
5 6 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.58%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.55%) SaaS
8 2 (1.03%) Heroku
8 2 (1.03%) ElastiCache
8 2 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.49%) DNS
2 23 (11.86%) SAN
2 23 (11.86%) TCP/IP
3 21 (10.82%) VPN
4 20 (10.31%) DHCP
5 19 (9.79%) HTTP
6 17 (8.76%) Firewall
7 10 (5.15%) VLAN
8 9 (4.64%) SSL
8 9 (4.64%) WAN
8 9 (4.64%) LAN
9 8 (4.12%) NAS
10 7 (3.61%) Internet
11 6 (3.09%) FTP
12 5 (2.58%) VoIP
12 5 (2.58%) DMZ
12 5 (2.58%) SNMP
12 5 (2.58%) OSPF
12 5 (2.58%) Wireless
13 4 (2.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (51.03%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.76%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.73%) RavenDB
3 15 (7.73%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.15%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.64%) MySQL
6 7 (3.61%) Couchbase
6 7 (3.61%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 49 (25.26%) Git (software)
2 30 (15.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (12.37%) TeamCity
4 21 (10.82%) Visual Studio
4 21 (10.82%) NUnit
5 20 (10.31%) SpecFlow
6 16 (8.25%) JIRA
7 13 (6.70%) NSubstitute
8 11 (5.67%) Jasmine
9 10 (5.15%) Jenkins
9 10 (5.15%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (5.15%) FinalBuilder
9 10 (5.15%) Log4Net
10 9 (4.64%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (3.61%) JUnit
12 5 (2.58%) Selenium
12 5 (2.58%) Cucumber
13 4 (2.06%) Eclipse
13 4 (2.06%) Subversion
14 3 (1.55%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (10.82%) Finance
2 9 (4.64%) Marketing
3 8 (4.12%) Retail
4 6 (3.09%) Games
5 4 (2.06%) Publishing
6 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.03%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 88 (45.36%) Developer
2 37 (19.07%) .NET Developer
3 34 (17.53%) Web Developer
4 21 (10.82%) Senior Developer
5 19 (9.79%) Architect
6 15 (7.73%) .NET Web Developer
6 15 (7.73%) Technical Leader
7 11 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.67%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.15%) AWS Developer
9 9 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.64%) Programmer
9 9 (4.64%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.12%) Junior
10 8 (4.12%) Consultant
10 8 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.12%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.12%) Junior Web Developer
10 8 (4.12%) Junior Developer
11 7 (3.61%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (58.76%) .NET
2 66 (34.02%) ASP.NET
2 66 (34.02%) HTML
3 55 (28.35%) CSS
4 51 (26.29%) jQuery
5 35 (18.04%) WCF
6 34 (17.53%) Web Services
7 28 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (12.89%) Ajax
9 18 (9.28%) .NET Framework
9 18 (9.28%) Sass
10 17 (8.76%) KnockoutJS
10 17 (8.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (8.76%) XML
11 16 (8.25%) HTML5
12 15 (7.73%) COM
13 10 (5.15%) Castle Windsor
14 9 (4.64%) JSON
14 9 (4.64%) J2EE
14 9 (4.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.64%) Open Source
2 8 (4.12%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.09%) Replication
4 5 (2.58%) PDA
4 5 (2.58%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.58%) iPhone
4 5 (2.58%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.06%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.06%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.06%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.52%) DTV
8 1 (0.52%) Clustering
8 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 66 (34.02%) Windows
2 35 (18.04%) Linux
3 14 (7.22%) Windows 7
3 14 (7.22%) Windows 8
4 13 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.15%) Mac OS X
6 9 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.61%) Ubuntu
7 7 (3.61%) UNIX
8 6 (3.09%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.58%) Windows Vista
9 5 (2.58%) Android
10 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.03%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.02%) MVC
2 48 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (22.16%) E-Commerce
4 40 (20.62%) TDD
5 35 (18.04%) Web Development
6 32 (16.49%) Scrum
7 25 (12.89%) SOA
8 24 (12.37%) DevOps
9 21 (10.82%) BDD
10 20 (10.31%) OO
11 18 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (8.25%) Time Management
12 16 (8.25%) Extreme Programming
13 15 (7.73%) ITIL
13 15 (7.73%) MVVM
13 15 (7.73%) Network Architecture
14 12 (6.19%) User Stories
14 12 (6.19%) OOP
15 11 (5.67%) Project Management
16 10 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 111 (57.22%) JavaScript
2 110 (56.70%) C#
3 70 (36.08%) SQL
4 26 (13.40%) T-SQL
4 26 (13.40%) Ruby
5 25 (12.89%) PowerShell
6 17 (8.76%) VB.NET
6 17 (8.76%) Java
7 15 (7.73%) Bourne shell
8 11 (5.67%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.15%) Python
10 9 (4.64%) PHP
10 9 (4.64%) C++
11 8 (4.12%) Perl
11 8 (4.12%) Korn
12 3 (1.55%) XPath
12 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.03%) VB
14 1 (0.52%) VBA
14 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.12%) MCSE
3 7 (3.61%) MCSA
3 7 (3.61%) Degree
4 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.03%) MCITP
5 2 (1.03%) MCPD
5 2 (1.03%) VCP4
5 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.03%) CCA
5 2 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CCNP
6 1 (0.52%) CCNA
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (11.86%) Active Directory
3 21 (10.82%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.64%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (4.12%) vSphere
6 7 (3.61%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.61%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.06%) XenApp
7 4 (2.06%) vCloud
7 4 (2.06%) Varnish
8 3 (1.55%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.03%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.52%) Xen
10 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (5.67%) Puppet
2 10 (5.15%) logstash
3 7 (3.61%) SCCM
3 7 (3.61%) SCOM
4 6 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.58%) Nagios
5 5 (2.58%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.03%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (1.03%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.52%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.52%) vMotion
Vendors
1 74 (38.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.95%) VMware
3 18 (9.28%) Cisco
4 15 (7.73%) Oracle
5 13 (6.70%) HP
6 12 (6.19%) Citrix
7 9 (4.64%) IBM
8 7 (3.61%) Apple
8 7 (3.61%) Google
8 7 (3.61%) SonicWALL
9 5 (2.58%) NetApp
9 5 (2.58%) WatchGuard
9 5 (2.58%) Sophos
10 4 (2.06%) Akamai
10 4 (2.06%) Fujitsu
10 4 (2.06%) Zend
11 3 (1.55%) LogRhythm
11 3 (1.55%) Clearswift
11 3 (1.55%) webMethods
11 3 (1.55%) Symantec
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £36,000 to £42,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + On Call Allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Flexible Working Arrangments
Posted: 12 days ago
St Albans
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 27 days ago