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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 194 347 432
Rank change year-on-year
+153 +85
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1613 847 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.56% 0.76% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.85% 13.34% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1241 729 509
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
8127 6347 4388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.88% 5.67% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6572 5268 3755
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +178 771 £57,500 +4.54% 131
South East +65 356 £47,500 - 37
East of England +78 119 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Yorkshire +7 91 £45,000 +12.50% 14
North West +41 78 £42,500 +21.42% 15
West Midlands +28 73 £42,500 +23.18% 17
East Midlands +61 58 £38,750 -13.88% 7
South West +12 55 £40,000 -25.92% 27
North East +2 26 £33,750 +12.50% 6
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1582 (52.66%) .NET
2 1573 (52.36%) Microsoft
3 1419 (47.24%) C#
4 1302 (43.34%) Agile Software Development
5 1287 (42.84%) SQL Server
6 1190 (39.61%) Windows
7 1114 (37.08%) Amazon AWS
8 1076 (35.82%) JavaScript
9 1060 (35.29%) ASP.NET
10 990 (32.96%) MVC
11 934 (31.09%) SQL
12 867 (28.86%) HTML
13 754 (25.10%) CSS
14 670 (22.30%) MS Excel
15 640 (21.30%) TDD
16 635 (21.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 582 (19.37%) Office 365
18 539 (17.94%) jQuery
19 536 (17.84%) Scrum
20 526 (17.51%) .NET Framework
21 514 (17.11%) Web Services
22 460 (15.31%) SharePoint
23 456 (15.18%) Active Directory
24 433 (14.41%) ASP.NET Web API
25 408 (13.58%) VMware
26 390 (12.98%) Finance
27 378 (12.58%) Entity Framework
28 373 (12.42%) AngularJS
29 370 (12.32%) WCF
30 356 (11.85%) HTML5

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 460 (15.31%) SharePoint
2 345 (11.48%) IIS
3 233 (7.76%) MS Exchange
4 205 (6.82%) Lync
5 131 (4.36%) BizTalk Server
6 122 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 116 (3.86%) CMS
8 109 (3.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 109 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 93 (3.10%) Node.js
10 81 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
11 79 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 71 (2.36%) Apache
13 59 (1.96%) OpenStack
14 55 (1.83%) nginx
15 48 (1.60%) Apache Solr
16 47 (1.56%) NServiceBus
17 37 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
18 33 (1.10%) Tomcat
18 33 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 670 (22.30%) MS Excel
2 132 (4.39%) MS Office
3 26 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 22 (0.73%) MS Project
5 17 (0.57%) InfoPath
6 14 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.30%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.13%) GIMP
9 4 (0.13%) SPSS
10 3 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.067%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.033%) HipChat
12 1 (0.033%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 169 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.97%) Sophis RISQUE
3 14 (0.47%) assyst
4 12 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.13%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.100%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.067%) Tridion
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.033%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.033%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1114 (37.08%) Amazon AWS
2 582 (19.37%) Office 365
3 178 (5.93%) IaaS
4 134 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
5 133 (4.43%) PaaS
6 128 (4.26%) SaaS
7 48 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 47 (1.56%) GitHub
9 28 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
10 24 (0.80%) Terremark
10 24 (0.80%) Amazon S3
11 23 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (0.67%) Yammer
13 19 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 18 (0.60%) Google Apps
15 16 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 15 (0.50%) Google Analytics
16 15 (0.50%) Heroku
17 11 (0.37%) CodePlex
18 9 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 164 (5.46%) Firewall
2 163 (5.43%) SAN
3 126 (4.19%) DNS
4 84 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 81 (2.70%) WAN
6 79 (2.63%) Internet
7 77 (2.56%) VPN
8 65 (2.16%) HTTP
9 52 (1.73%) LAN
10 47 (1.56%) Unified Communications
11 45 (1.50%) Network Security
12 41 (1.36%) DHCP
13 40 (1.33%) NAS
14 36 (1.20%) iSCSI
15 34 (1.13%) SSL
16 26 (0.87%) VLAN
17 25 (0.83%) Wireless
17 25 (0.83%) SMTP
18 21 (0.70%) Intranet
19 19 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1287 (42.84%) SQL Server
2 327 (10.89%) NoSQL
3 279 (9.29%) MongoDB
4 235 (7.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 204 (6.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 192 (6.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 166 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 166 (5.53%) MySQL
8 163 (5.43%) Azure SQL Database
9 151 (5.03%) RavenDB
10 134 (4.46%) Big Data
11 121 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
12 119 (3.96%) CouchDB
13 99 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 84 (2.80%) Oracle Database
15 69 (2.30%) Relational Database
16 62 (2.06%) Couchbase
17 55 (1.83%) QlikView
18 45 (1.50%) Hadoop
19 29 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 297 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 283 (9.42%) Git (software)
3 256 (8.52%) Visual Studio
4 197 (6.56%) NUnit
5 178 (5.93%) TeamCity
6 121 (4.03%) Subversion
7 95 (3.16%) JIRA
8 94 (3.13%) Jenkins
9 53 (1.76%) ReSharper
10 52 (1.73%) MSTest
10 52 (1.73%) Moq
11 48 (1.60%) MSBuild
12 45 (1.50%) Selenium
13 37 (1.23%) NCrunch
14 35 (1.17%) Jasmine
15 27 (0.90%) SpecFlow
16 26 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
17 25 (0.83%) Artifactory
17 25 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
18 24 (0.80%) Mercurial
General
1 390 (12.98%) Finance
2 229 (7.62%) Retail
3 100 (3.33%) Banking
4 79 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 75 (2.50%) Marketing
6 64 (2.13%) French Language
7 48 (1.60%) Games
8 34 (1.13%) Advertising
9 32 (1.07%) Legal
9 32 (1.07%) Back Office
10 29 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.63%) Automotive
12 15 (0.50%) Publishing
13 11 (0.37%) Law
14 8 (0.27%) Electronics
15 7 (0.23%) Billing
16 5 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.100%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.100%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.100%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1229 (40.91%) Developer
2 564 (18.77%) .NET Developer
3 414 (13.78%) Architect
4 402 (13.38%) C# Developer
5 316 (10.52%) Consultant
6 265 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 241 (8.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 161 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
9 132 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
10 130 (4.33%) Web Developer
11 129 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 119 (3.96%) ASP.NET Developer
13 114 (3.79%) Software Developer
14 98 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
15 92 (3.06%) Technical Architect
16 89 (2.96%) Software Engineer
16 89 (2.96%) Project Manager
17 87 (2.90%) DBA
17 87 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 84 (2.80%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1582 (52.66%) .NET
2 1060 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 867 (28.86%) HTML
4 754 (25.10%) CSS
5 635 (21.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 539 (17.94%) jQuery
7 526 (17.51%) .NET Framework
8 514 (17.11%) Web Services
9 433 (14.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 378 (12.58%) Entity Framework
11 373 (12.42%) AngularJS
12 370 (12.32%) WCF
13 356 (11.85%) HTML5
14 260 (8.66%) XML
15 238 (7.92%) KnockoutJS
16 181 (6.03%) JSON
17 172 (5.73%) Ajax
18 171 (5.69%) REST
19 148 (4.93%) LINQ
20 141 (4.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 211 (7.02%) Mobile App
2 207 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
3 149 (4.96%) Private Cloud
4 142 (4.73%) Computer Science
5 120 (3.99%) User Experience
6 111 (3.70%) Public Cloud
7 88 (2.93%) Replication
8 78 (2.60%) Open Source
9 73 (2.43%) Management Information System
10 68 (2.26%) Clustering
11 59 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
12 54 (1.80%) Blog
13 46 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
14 38 (1.26%) Blackberry
15 36 (1.20%) Client/Server
15 36 (1.20%) N-Tier
16 32 (1.07%) Enterprise Cloud
16 32 (1.07%) iPhone
17 29 (0.97%) Algorithms
18 28 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1190 (39.61%) Windows
2 299 (9.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 277 (9.22%) Linux
4 251 (8.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 130 (4.33%) Android
6 107 (3.56%) Apple iOS
7 93 (3.10%) Windows 7
8 81 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 57 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 41 (1.36%) Windows Phone
11 40 (1.33%) UNIX
12 38 (1.26%) Ubuntu
13 33 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 28 (0.93%) Windows XP
15 25 (0.83%) CentOS
16 24 (0.80%) Debian
17 10 (0.33%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.30%) Windows Vista
19 8 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
19 8 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1302 (43.34%) Agile Software Development
2 990 (32.96%) MVC
3 640 (21.30%) TDD
4 536 (17.84%) Scrum
5 302 (10.05%) DevOps
6 291 (9.69%) E-Commerce
7 287 (9.55%) OO
8 285 (9.49%) Software Engineering
9 250 (8.32%) Web Development
10 244 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
11 229 (7.62%) SOA
12 227 (7.56%) CRM
13 209 (6.96%) BDD
14 187 (6.23%) ITIL
15 186 (6.19%) Migration
16 184 (6.13%) Mentoring
17 178 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
18 176 (5.86%) Project Management
19 144 (4.79%) Unit Testing
20 133 (4.43%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1419 (47.24%) C#
2 1076 (35.82%) JavaScript
3 934 (31.09%) SQL
4 333 (11.09%) PowerShell
5 252 (8.39%) Java
6 224 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 121 (4.03%) Ruby
8 112 (3.73%) VB.NET
9 105 (3.50%) Python
10 88 (2.93%) C++
11 83 (2.76%) PHP
12 68 (2.26%) Bash Shell
13 67 (2.23%) C
14 62 (2.06%) ActionScript
14 62 (2.06%) ActionScript 3.0
15 61 (2.03%) VB
16 49 (1.63%) Perl
17 47 (1.56%) Objective-C
18 33 (1.10%) Apple Swift
19 32 (1.07%) R
Qualifications
1 283 (9.42%) Degree
2 272 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 138 (4.59%) MCSE
4 92 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 89 (2.96%) SC Cleared
6 79 (2.63%) MCSA
7 71 (2.36%) MCITP
8 59 (1.96%) MCP
9 57 (1.90%) MCTS
10 50 (1.66%) MCSD
11 45 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 45 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
12 39 (1.30%) CCNA
13 37 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
14 33 (1.10%) MCAD
15 29 (0.97%) AWS Certification
16 27 (0.90%) DV Cleared
17 21 (0.70%) MCPD
18 18 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 16 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (3.40%) QA
2 64 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (1.50%) SLA
4 38 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.83%) FISMA
6 11 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.100%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.033%) COBIT
System Software
1 456 (15.18%) Active Directory
2 302 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 300 (9.99%) Hyper-V
4 133 (4.43%) vSphere
5 66 (2.20%) XenApp
6 61 (2.03%) vCloud
7 51 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (1.07%) Forefront TMG
9 24 (0.80%) KVM
9 24 (0.80%) Docker
10 22 (0.73%) Varnish
10 22 (0.73%) VMware ESX
11 20 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 18 (0.60%) Samba
12 18 (0.60%) GlusterFS
13 16 (0.53%) XenDesktop
14 13 (0.43%) Xen
15 12 (0.40%) Terminal Services
16 11 (0.37%) UAG
17 9 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 164 (5.46%) Opscode Chef
2 163 (5.43%) Puppet
3 156 (5.19%) SCCM
4 117 (3.89%) SCOM
5 67 (2.23%) SCVMM
6 59 (1.96%) ZABBIX
7 55 (1.83%) Windows Intune
7 55 (1.83%) logstash
7 55 (1.83%) Graphite
8 49 (1.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 45 (1.50%) Nagios
10 43 (1.43%) Kibana
11 35 (1.17%) SCDPM
12 32 (1.07%) HAProxy
13 30 (1.00%) StatsD
13 30 (1.00%) Vagrant
14 26 (0.87%) Ansible
15 18 (0.60%) SCOrch
16 13 (0.43%) Cacti
17 11 (0.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1573 (52.36%) Microsoft
2 408 (13.58%) VMware
3 231 (7.69%) Oracle
4 172 (5.73%) Cisco
5 142 (4.73%) Citrix
6 120 (3.99%) Google
7 115 (3.83%) HP
8 98 (3.26%) NetApp
9 91 (3.03%) Xamarin
10 66 (2.20%) Rackspace
11 58 (1.93%) New Relic
12 54 (1.80%) Juniper
13 53 (1.76%) Sitecore
14 48 (1.60%) Dell
15 46 (1.53%) Telerik
16 34 (1.13%) Tableau
17 32 (1.07%) Splunk
18 31 (1.03%) Red Hat
19 27 (0.90%) Hitachi
20 26 (0.87%) Red Gate
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
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Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum plus corporate benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
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