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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 195 383 460
Rank change year-on-year
+188 +77
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1534 664 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.57% 0.68% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.53% 14.98% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 549 433
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
6253 4434 3386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.39% 4.51% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5068 3677 2901
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 5 March 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 5 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
London +179 710 £60,000 +9.09% 86
South East +88 331 £47,500 - 35
North West +63 119 £45,000 +28.57% 15
East of England +77 115 £45,000 - 6
West Midlands +48 86 £47,500 +15.15% 22
Yorkshire +17 77 £40,000 +23.07% 11
South West +15 58 £40,000 -20.00% 23
East Midlands +52 42 £40,000 - 4
North East -2 23 £52,500 +75.00% 4
Midlands - 4 £52,500 -
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1509 (54.97%) Microsoft
2 1498 (54.57%) .NET
3 1361 (49.58%) C#
4 1210 (44.08%) SQL Server
5 1165 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
6 1144 (41.68%) Windows
7 1045 (38.07%) JavaScript
8 1030 (37.52%) ASP.NET
9 943 (34.35%) SQL
10 914 (33.30%) MVC
11 864 (31.48%) HTML
12 764 (27.83%) CSS
13 657 (23.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 625 (22.77%) MS Excel
15 598 (21.79%) TDD
16 532 (19.38%) .NET Framework
17 520 (18.94%) jQuery
18 518 (18.87%) Scrum
19 513 (18.69%) Office 365
20 471 (17.16%) Web Services
21 438 (15.96%) SharePoint
22 412 (15.01%) Active Directory
23 389 (14.17%) ASP.NET Web API
24 379 (13.81%) AngularJS
25 366 (13.33%) Finance
26 360 (13.11%) VMware
27 345 (12.57%) WCF
28 339 (12.35%) IIS
29 330 (12.02%) E-Commerce
30 321 (11.69%) HTML5

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 438 (15.96%) SharePoint
2 339 (12.35%) IIS
3 224 (8.16%) MS Exchange
4 200 (7.29%) Lync
5 137 (4.99%) CMS
6 127 (4.63%) BizTalk Server
7 125 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 116 (4.23%) Node.js
9 107 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 98 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 75 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 65 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
13 62 (2.26%) OpenStack
14 61 (2.22%) nginx
15 59 (2.15%) Apache Solr
16 55 (2.00%) Apache
17 34 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
18 31 (1.13%) Umbraco
18 31 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
19 30 (1.09%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 625 (22.77%) MS Excel
2 120 (4.37%) MS Office
3 32 (1.17%) MS Project
4 21 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 20 (0.73%) InfoPath
6 16 (0.58%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.26%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.18%) HipChat
10 3 (0.11%) SPSS
11 2 (0.073%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.036%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.036%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 150 (5.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.73%) Sophis RISQUE
3 14 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 12 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.18%) assyst
6 5 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
6 5 (0.18%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 4 (0.15%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.11%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.073%) Tridion
9 2 (0.073%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.036%) Maximo
10 1 (0.036%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.036%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 513 (18.69%) Office 365
2 267 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
3 169 (6.16%) IaaS
4 132 (4.81%) PaaS
5 118 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
6 112 (4.08%) SaaS
7 52 (1.89%) GitHub
8 27 (0.98%) Trello
9 25 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (0.87%) Terremark
11 23 (0.84%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.66%) Heroku
12 18 (0.66%) Google Apps
13 17 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
14 15 (0.55%) Yammer
15 9 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.22%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
17 4 (0.15%) SoftLayer
17 4 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 156 (5.68%) SAN
2 153 (5.57%) Firewall
3 138 (5.03%) DNS
4 92 (3.35%) Internet
5 79 (2.88%) TCP/IP
6 74 (2.70%) WAN
7 61 (2.22%) HTTP
8 60 (2.19%) VPN
9 49 (1.79%) DHCP
9 49 (1.79%) LAN
10 41 (1.49%) Unified Communications
11 39 (1.42%) iSCSI
12 37 (1.35%) NAS
13 32 (1.17%) Wireless
14 29 (1.06%) Network Security
15 28 (1.02%) VLAN
16 26 (0.95%) SSL
17 24 (0.87%) SMTP
18 21 (0.77%) Intranet
19 15 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1210 (44.08%) SQL Server
2 295 (10.75%) NoSQL
3 240 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 224 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 213 (7.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 212 (7.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 166 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 165 (6.01%) Azure SQL Database
9 159 (5.79%) RavenDB
10 134 (4.88%) MySQL
11 113 (4.12%) Big Data
12 109 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
13 98 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 97 (3.53%) CouchDB
15 88 (3.21%) Oracle Database
16 65 (2.37%) Relational Database
17 57 (2.08%) Couchbase
18 55 (2.00%) QlikView
19 26 (0.95%) Hadoop
20 25 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 298 (10.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 245 (8.93%) Visual Studio
3 244 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 188 (6.85%) NUnit
5 173 (6.30%) TeamCity
6 104 (3.79%) Subversion
7 90 (3.28%) JIRA
8 73 (2.66%) Jenkins
9 61 (2.22%) ReSharper
10 47 (1.71%) MSBuild
11 46 (1.68%) MSTest
12 41 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
13 38 (1.38%) Jasmine
13 38 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
14 32 (1.17%) SpecFlow
15 29 (1.06%) NCrunch
15 29 (1.06%) Moq
16 26 (0.95%) Selenium
17 24 (0.87%) Appcelerator Titanium
18 23 (0.84%) NuGet
General
1 366 (13.33%) Finance
2 161 (5.87%) Retail
3 89 (3.24%) Banking
4 80 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 73 (2.66%) Marketing
6 45 (1.64%) Games
7 38 (1.38%) French Language
8 24 (0.87%) Advertising
9 22 (0.80%) Back Office
10 21 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.55%) Legal
12 11 (0.40%) Law
13 10 (0.36%) Publishing
14 8 (0.29%) Automotive
15 6 (0.22%) Electronics
15 6 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.22%) Billing
16 5 (0.18%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.11%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1138 (41.46%) Developer
2 521 (18.98%) .NET Developer
3 373 (13.59%) Architect
4 360 (13.11%) C# Developer
5 317 (11.55%) Consultant
6 242 (8.82%) Senior Developer
7 227 (8.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 154 (5.61%) Senior .NET Developer
9 137 (4.99%) Web Developer
10 133 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
11 130 (4.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 119 (4.34%) ASP.NET Developer
13 91 (3.32%) Software Developer
14 90 (3.28%) Project Manager
15 85 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 82 (2.99%) Senior Consultant
17 81 (2.95%) DBA
18 80 (2.91%) Technical Architect
19 74 (2.70%) Analyst
20 73 (2.66%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1498 (54.57%) .NET
2 1030 (37.52%) ASP.NET
3 864 (31.48%) HTML
4 764 (27.83%) CSS
5 657 (23.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 532 (19.38%) .NET Framework
7 520 (18.94%) jQuery
8 471 (17.16%) Web Services
9 389 (14.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 379 (13.81%) AngularJS
11 345 (12.57%) WCF
12 321 (11.69%) HTML5
13 318 (11.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 226 (8.23%) KnockoutJS
15 192 (6.99%) XML
16 186 (6.78%) Ajax
17 169 (6.16%) CSS3
18 146 (5.32%) LINQ
19 132 (4.81%) REST
20 122 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 181 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 165 (6.01%) Mobile App
3 108 (3.93%) User Experience
4 89 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 88 (3.21%) Replication
6 85 (3.10%) Computer Science
7 75 (2.73%) Open Source
8 58 (2.11%) Clustering
9 49 (1.79%) N-Tier
10 36 (1.31%) Blog
10 36 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (1.28%) Client/Server
12 33 (1.20%) iPhone
13 25 (0.91%) PMI
13 25 (0.91%) Blackberry
13 25 (0.91%) Statistics
13 25 (0.91%) Mathematics
14 22 (0.80%) Visualisation
15 19 (0.69%) Neural Network
16 15 (0.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1144 (41.68%) Windows
2 305 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 239 (8.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 233 (8.49%) Linux
5 137 (4.99%) Android
6 111 (4.04%) Apple iOS
7 105 (3.83%) Windows 7
8 87 (3.17%) Windows 8
9 53 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (1.60%) Windows Phone
11 43 (1.57%) UNIX
12 34 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (0.91%) Ubuntu
14 22 (0.80%) Windows XP
15 18 (0.66%) CentOS
16 12 (0.44%) Debian
17 11 (0.40%) VMS
17 11 (0.40%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.29%) Windows Vista
19 6 (0.22%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1165 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
2 914 (33.30%) MVC
3 598 (21.79%) TDD
4 518 (18.87%) Scrum
5 330 (12.02%) E-Commerce
6 294 (10.71%) OO
7 246 (8.96%) BDD
8 232 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
9 219 (7.98%) Software Engineering
10 213 (7.76%) DevOps
11 211 (7.69%) SOA
12 203 (7.40%) CRM
13 202 (7.36%) Web Development
14 192 (6.99%) Migration
15 185 (6.74%) Project Management
16 174 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
17 162 (5.90%) Mentoring
18 158 (5.76%) ITIL
19 128 (4.66%) Unit Testing
20 114 (4.15%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1361 (49.58%) C#
2 1045 (38.07%) JavaScript
3 943 (34.35%) SQL
4 316 (11.51%) PowerShell
5 263 (9.58%) T-SQL
6 222 (8.09%) Java
7 121 (4.41%) Ruby
8 96 (3.50%) VB.NET
9 75 (2.73%) PHP
10 71 (2.59%) Python
11 62 (2.26%) C++
11 62 (2.26%) VB
12 49 (1.79%) C
13 47 (1.71%) Objective-C
14 42 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 35 (1.28%) Perl
16 27 (0.98%) Scala
17 26 (0.95%) R
18 21 (0.77%) F#
19 20 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 309 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 251 (9.14%) Degree
3 141 (5.14%) MCSE
4 97 (3.53%) VCP4
5 95 (3.46%) MCITP
6 80 (2.91%) MCSA
7 74 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 73 (2.66%) MCTS
9 71 (2.59%) MCP
10 69 (2.51%) SC Cleared
11 62 (2.26%) MCSD
12 43 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
13 40 (1.46%) MCAD
14 39 (1.42%) CCNA
15 33 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 30 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
17 27 (0.98%) PMI Certification
18 24 (0.87%) AWS Certification
19 20 (0.73%) MCPD
20 19 (0.69%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (2.70%) QA
2 50 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.20%) SLA
4 32 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 412 (15.01%) Active Directory
2 297 (10.82%) Hyper-V
3 283 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 120 (4.37%) vSphere
5 67 (2.44%) XenApp
6 54 (1.97%) vCloud
7 33 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
9 21 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 16 (0.58%) Xen
11 15 (0.55%) VMware ESX
12 13 (0.47%) KVM
12 13 (0.47%) Docker
13 12 (0.44%) Varnish
14 10 (0.36%) XenDesktop
14 10 (0.36%) UAG
14 10 (0.36%) ISA Server
15 9 (0.33%) XenServer
16 8 (0.29%) Samba
17 7 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 147 (5.36%) SCCM
2 126 (4.59%) SCOM
3 123 (4.48%) Puppet
4 120 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
5 87 (3.17%) SCVMM
6 58 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 47 (1.71%) logstash
8 46 (1.68%) SCDPM
8 46 (1.68%) Windows Intune
9 39 (1.42%) Graphite
10 36 (1.31%) Nagios
11 35 (1.28%) ZABBIX
12 30 (1.09%) Kibana
12 30 (1.09%) Vagrant
13 24 (0.87%) SCOrch
14 20 (0.73%) HAProxy
15 16 (0.58%) StatsD
16 13 (0.47%) Ansible
17 11 (0.40%) Backup Exec
18 10 (0.36%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1509 (54.97%) Microsoft
2 360 (13.11%) VMware
3 244 (8.89%) Oracle
4 149 (5.43%) Cisco
5 144 (5.25%) Citrix
6 115 (4.19%) Xamarin
7 114 (4.15%) HP
8 110 (4.01%) Google
9 85 (3.10%) NetApp
10 66 (2.40%) Rackspace
11 55 (2.00%) Telerik
12 50 (1.82%) Juniper
12 50 (1.82%) New Relic
13 44 (1.60%) Sitecore
14 36 (1.31%) Dell
15 33 (1.20%) Red Hat
15 33 (1.20%) Veeam
16 31 (1.13%) Cognos
17 28 (1.02%) Splunk
17 28 (1.02%) Tableau
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £100000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Moonpig
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
PhotoBox
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
PhotoBox
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
PhotoBox
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £75k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 18 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + EQUITY
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: Yesterday