The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 184 326 424
Rank change year-on-year
+142 +98
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1777 916 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.74% 0.84% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.99% 13.49% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1477 683 497
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
Microsoft Azure
UK

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

Cloud Services Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
8467 6789 4816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 8.28% 6.21% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6910 5469 4127
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,025 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in England

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in England

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in England

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in England

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
London +162 790 £57,500 - 100
South East +18 260 £45,000 -5.26% 43
East of England +74 179 £45,000 - 17
North West +37 132 £42,500 +6.25% 26
West Midlands +87 128 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Yorkshire +56 124 £45,000 - 6
South West +34 86 £42,500 -4.49% 28
East Midlands +59 68 £32,500 -4.41% 4
North East -11 9 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1759 (51.31%) .NET
2 1749 (51.02%) Microsoft
3 1620 (47.26%) C#
4 1536 (44.81%) SQL Server
5 1493 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1300 (37.92%) Windows
7 1299 (37.89%) Amazon AWS
8 1277 (37.25%) ASP.NET
9 1182 (34.48%) MVC
10 1098 (32.03%) JavaScript
11 1059 (30.89%) SQL
12 887 (25.88%) HTML
13 797 (23.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 778 (22.70%) MS Excel
15 750 (21.88%) CSS
16 727 (21.21%) TDD
17 626 (18.26%) .NET Framework
18 605 (17.65%) Scrum
19 577 (16.83%) Web Services
20 575 (16.77%) jQuery
21 569 (16.60%) Office 365
22 534 (15.58%) WCF
23 516 (15.05%) ASP.NET Web API
24 504 (14.70%) Entity Framework
25 499 (14.56%) VMware
26 451 (13.16%) DevOps
27 449 (13.10%) Active Directory
28 438 (12.78%) Git (software)
29 436 (12.72%) SharePoint
30 434 (12.66%) AngularJS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 436 (12.72%) SharePoint
2 354 (10.33%) IIS
3 210 (6.13%) MS Exchange
4 160 (4.67%) Lync
5 140 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
6 117 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 111 (3.24%) CMS
8 101 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 98 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
10 95 (2.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 94 (2.74%) Node.js
12 91 (2.65%) Apache
13 83 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
14 75 (2.19%) OpenStack
15 66 (1.93%) Apache Solr
16 55 (1.60%) Apache Spark
17 50 (1.46%) nginx
18 48 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
19 47 (1.37%) Apache Pig
20 45 (1.31%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 778 (22.70%) MS Excel
2 117 (3.41%) MS Office
3 21 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.53%) PowerPivot
5 12 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.20%) Fireworks
6 7 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.18%) MS Project
8 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.12%) GIMP
9 3 (0.088%) SPSS
10 2 (0.058%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 169 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.64%) Sophis RISQUE
3 19 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.44%) assyst
5 13 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.058%) Magento
7 2 (0.058%) Shopify
7 2 (0.058%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.058%) Tridion
8 1 (0.029%) Lawson
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.029%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.029%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1299 (37.89%) Amazon AWS
2 569 (16.60%) Office 365
3 215 (6.27%) IaaS
4 187 (5.46%) SaaS
5 161 (4.70%) PaaS
6 113 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
7 64 (1.87%) GitHub
8 46 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 42 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 35 (1.02%) Heroku
11 28 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
12 23 (0.67%) Yammer
13 21 (0.61%) Google Apps
14 20 (0.58%) Google App Engine
15 18 (0.53%) Amazon S3
16 14 (0.41%) CodePlex
17 12 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
17 12 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 12 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (0.35%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 176 (5.13%) SAN
2 172 (5.02%) Firewall
3 153 (4.46%) DNS
4 131 (3.82%) TCP/IP
5 92 (2.68%) DHCP
6 89 (2.60%) WAN
7 84 (2.45%) VPN
8 74 (2.16%) Network Security
9 72 (2.10%) LAN
10 71 (2.07%) HTTP
11 61 (1.78%) NAS
12 57 (1.66%) Internet
13 45 (1.31%) SSL
14 36 (1.05%) VoIP
15 34 (0.99%) Unified Communications
15 34 (0.99%) VLAN
16 31 (0.90%) iSCSI
17 26 (0.76%) Skype
18 20 (0.58%) Wireless
18 20 (0.58%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1536 (44.81%) SQL Server
2 358 (10.44%) NoSQL
3 292 (8.52%) MongoDB
4 286 (8.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 236 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 195 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 185 (5.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 178 (5.19%) Big Data
9 167 (4.87%) MySQL
10 145 (4.23%) Azure SQL Database
11 125 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
12 99 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 93 (2.71%) Relational Database
14 92 (2.68%) Hadoop
15 80 (2.33%) RavenDB
16 66 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
17 64 (1.87%) Redis
18 62 (1.81%) Oracle Database
19 58 (1.69%) CouchDB
20 52 (1.52%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 438 (12.78%) Git (software)
2 351 (10.24%) Visual Studio
3 306 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 243 (7.09%) NUnit
5 189 (5.51%) TeamCity
6 158 (4.61%) Jenkins
7 126 (3.68%) Subversion
8 99 (2.89%) JIRA
9 67 (1.95%) Selenium
10 61 (1.78%) Moq
11 53 (1.55%) SpecFlow
12 48 (1.40%) ReSharper
12 48 (1.40%) CruiseControl
13 47 (1.37%) MSBuild
14 45 (1.31%) Maven
15 42 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
16 40 (1.17%) Mercurial
17 39 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 36 (1.05%) Jasmine
18 36 (1.05%) Bitbucket
General
1 394 (11.49%) Finance
2 312 (9.10%) Retail
3 104 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 101 (2.95%) Marketing
5 84 (2.45%) Banking
6 83 (2.42%) Publishing
7 67 (1.95%) French Language
8 54 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 52 (1.52%) Games
10 49 (1.43%) Advertising
11 48 (1.40%) Legal
12 47 (1.37%) Back Office
13 30 (0.88%) Automotive
14 19 (0.55%) Law
14 19 (0.55%) Electronics
15 6 (0.18%) Local Government
16 5 (0.15%) Billing
16 5 (0.15%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.15%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1494 (43.58%) Developer
2 757 (22.08%) .NET Developer
3 456 (13.30%) Architect
4 454 (13.24%) C# Developer
5 376 (10.97%) Senior Developer
6 292 (8.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 258 (7.53%) Consultant
8 229 (6.68%) Senior .NET Developer
9 155 (4.52%) Software Developer
10 153 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
11 143 (4.17%) Software Engineer
12 139 (4.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 135 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
14 132 (3.85%) Web Developer
15 106 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
16 102 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 96 (2.80%) Junior
17 96 (2.80%) Senior C# Developer
18 95 (2.77%) Administrator
19 93 (2.71%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1759 (51.31%) .NET
2 1277 (37.25%) ASP.NET
3 887 (25.88%) HTML
4 797 (23.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 750 (21.88%) CSS
6 626 (18.26%) .NET Framework
7 577 (16.83%) Web Services
8 575 (16.77%) jQuery
9 534 (15.58%) WCF
10 516 (15.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 504 (14.70%) Entity Framework
12 434 (12.66%) AngularJS
13 377 (11.00%) HTML5
14 277 (8.08%) KnockoutJS
15 275 (8.02%) XML
16 220 (6.42%) LINQ
17 189 (5.51%) REST
18 177 (5.16%) JSON
19 171 (4.99%) WPF
20 165 (4.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 221 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (6.24%) Computer Science
3 193 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 140 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 134 (3.91%) Private Cloud
6 116 (3.38%) User Experience
7 111 (3.24%) Replication
8 96 (2.80%) Public Cloud
9 75 (2.19%) Clustering
10 72 (2.10%) Blog
11 71 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 69 (2.01%) Algorithms
13 68 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
14 64 (1.87%) Photography
15 59 (1.72%) Data Structures
15 59 (1.72%) Visualisation
16 54 (1.58%) Management Information System
17 44 (1.28%) Blackberry
18 43 (1.25%) Statistics
19 36 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1300 (37.92%) Windows
2 390 (11.38%) Linux
3 281 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 257 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 133 (3.88%) Android
6 117 (3.41%) Apple iOS
7 110 (3.21%) UNIX
8 106 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 89 (2.60%) Ubuntu
10 72 (2.10%) Windows 8
11 65 (1.90%) Windows 7
12 47 (1.37%) CentOS
13 36 (1.05%) Windows XP
14 31 (0.90%) Debian
15 30 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (0.55%) Windows Phone
17 14 (0.41%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.26%) Solaris
18 9 (0.26%) Windows Phone 7
18 9 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1493 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1182 (34.48%) MVC
3 727 (21.21%) TDD
4 605 (17.65%) Scrum
5 451 (13.16%) DevOps
6 380 (11.09%) OO
7 366 (10.68%) Software Engineering
8 355 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
9 295 (8.61%) E-Commerce
10 253 (7.38%) Mentoring
11 245 (7.15%) CRM
12 242 (7.06%) ITIL
13 240 (7.00%) Web Development
14 212 (6.18%) SOA
15 195 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
16 177 (5.16%) BDD
17 172 (5.02%) Project Management
18 155 (4.52%) OOP
19 140 (4.08%) Migration
20 133 (3.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1620 (47.26%) C#
2 1098 (32.03%) JavaScript
3 1059 (30.89%) SQL
4 345 (10.06%) PowerShell
5 289 (8.43%) T-SQL
6 279 (8.14%) Java
7 166 (4.84%) Python
8 138 (4.03%) Bash Shell
9 123 (3.59%) C++
10 121 (3.53%) VB.NET
11 96 (2.80%) Perl
12 89 (2.60%) Ruby
13 88 (2.57%) PHP
14 83 (2.42%) C
15 67 (1.95%) VB
16 65 (1.90%) ActionScript
16 65 (1.90%) ActionScript 3.0
17 55 (1.60%) Bourne shell
18 51 (1.49%) Groovy
18 51 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 328 (9.57%) Degree
2 299 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 161 (4.70%) MCSE
4 82 (2.39%) Security Cleared
5 78 (2.28%) MCSA
6 76 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 67 (1.95%) MCITP
8 62 (1.81%) MCSD
9 58 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
10 54 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 50 (1.46%) CCNA
12 34 (0.99%) MCP
12 34 (0.99%) MCTS
12 34 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
13 30 (0.88%) MCPD
13 30 (0.88%) DV Cleared
14 22 (0.64%) ISEB
15 17 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 17 (0.50%) MCAD
15 17 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (3.56%) QA
2 67 (1.95%) SLA
3 57 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.29%) FISMA
6 5 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.058%) COBIT
System Software
1 449 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 353 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 283 (8.26%) Hyper-V
4 120 (3.50%) vSphere
5 66 (1.93%) vCloud
6 57 (1.66%) XenApp
7 54 (1.58%) Docker
8 39 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
9 31 (0.90%) KVM
10 26 (0.76%) GlusterFS
10 26 (0.76%) Varnish
10 26 (0.76%) Samba
11 25 (0.73%) Terminal Services
12 22 (0.64%) VMware ESX
13 17 (0.50%) Xen
14 11 (0.32%) XenDesktop
15 10 (0.29%) Apache Flume
16 9 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
16 9 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 8 (0.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 264 (7.70%) Puppet
2 231 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
3 157 (4.58%) SCCM
4 96 (2.80%) SCOM
5 95 (2.77%) Ansible
6 88 (2.57%) ZABBIX
7 87 (2.54%) Nagios
8 52 (1.52%) Vagrant
9 47 (1.37%) SCVMM
10 46 (1.34%) Windows Intune
10 46 (1.34%) HAProxy
10 46 (1.34%) Graphite
11 44 (1.28%) logstash
12 39 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 39 (1.14%) StatsD
13 36 (1.05%) Kibana
14 21 (0.61%) SCSM
15 20 (0.58%) WMI
16 15 (0.44%) SCOrch
17 14 (0.41%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 1749 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 499 (14.56%) VMware
3 208 (6.07%) Oracle
4 197 (5.75%) Cisco
5 149 (4.35%) Citrix
6 120 (3.50%) HP
7 109 (3.18%) Google
8 93 (2.71%) NetApp
9 75 (2.19%) Sitecore
10 74 (2.16%) Rackspace
11 72 (2.10%) Dell
12 69 (2.01%) Xamarin
13 53 (1.55%) New Relic
14 46 (1.34%) Juniper
15 43 (1.25%) Apple
16 42 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
17 37 (1.08%) SAP
18 31 (0.90%) Red Hat
19 27 (0.79%) IBM
20 25 (0.73%) Twitter
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