The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 105 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.87% 11.63% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
46 43 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.77% 3.92% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 34
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
Scotland

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 9 (69.23%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) TDD
6 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (30.77%) Data Management
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (30.77%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (30.77%) Analytics
8 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (23.08%) AppFabric
8 3 (23.08%) F#
8 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
8 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) HTML
8 3 (23.08%) CSS
8 3 (23.08%) WinForms
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
8 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
8 3 (23.08%) jQuery
8 3 (23.08%) LINQ

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (30.77%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (15.38%) QlikView
5 2 (15.38%) Spotfire
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (15.38%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (15.38%) Big Data
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Programmer
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Lead .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Programmer
3 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Intelligence Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Server Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) AppFabric
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) WinForms
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) LINQ
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Ajax
2 3 (23.08%) WCF
2 3 (23.08%) WPF
2 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
3 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) XHTML
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Data Management
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
3 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Information Management
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) F#
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Tableau
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