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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 87 199 347
Rank change year-on-year
+112 +148
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2785 1733 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.07% 1.68% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.19% 19.51% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2322 1396 763
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
10632 8882 7697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.71% 8.59% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9128 7279 6306
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +75 1192 £60,000 +4.34% 164
South East +125 534 £50,000 +6.38% 71
West Midlands +60 206 £50,000 +14.28% 27
North West +90 187 £45,000 +5.88% 30
South West +93 177 £40,000 - 27
Yorkshire +53 166 £46,250 +2.77% 24
East of England +33 154 £52,500 +16.66% 20
East Midlands +37 115 £40,000 +16.78% 13
North East +12 26 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Midlands - 18 £48,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 2767 (51.04%) Microsoft
2 2169 (40.01%) Amazon AWS
3 2119 (39.09%) .NET
4 1946 (35.90%) C#
5 1806 (33.31%) Agile Software Development
6 1733 (31.97%) Windows
7 1695 (31.27%) SQL Server
8 1427 (26.32%) SQL
9 1300 (23.98%) JavaScript
10 1294 (23.87%) MVC
11 1255 (23.15%) ASP.NET
12 1085 (20.01%) VMware
13 1057 (19.50%) Active Directory
14 1044 (19.26%) Office 365
15 912 (16.82%) HTML
15 912 (16.82%) MS Excel
16 842 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
17 821 (15.14%) Web Services
18 817 (15.07%) Linux
19 795 (14.67%) DevOps
20 793 (14.63%) CSS
21 792 (14.61%) Windows Server
22 788 (14.54%) VMware Infrastructure
23 787 (14.52%) AngularJS
24 771 (14.22%) TDD
25 721 (13.30%) ASP.NET Web API
26 692 (12.77%) PowerShell
27 673 (12.41%) Hyper-V
28 665 (12.27%) Scrum
29 625 (11.53%) Finance

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 562 (10.37%) SharePoint
2 312 (5.76%) IIS
2 312 (5.76%) MS Exchange
3 262 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
4 217 (4.00%) Skype for Business
5 162 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 160 (2.95%) OpenStack
7 152 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 134 (2.47%) CMS
9 116 (2.14%) Apache
10 112 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
11 100 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
12 81 (1.49%) Tomcat
13 80 (1.48%) Apache Spark
14 78 (1.44%) Confluence
15 74 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
15 74 (1.37%) nginx
16 73 (1.35%) Umbraco
17 65 (1.20%) JBoss
18 61 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 912 (16.82%) MS Excel
2 176 (3.25%) MS Office
3 27 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.39%) HipChat
4 21 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.22%) MS Project
7 6 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.055%) GIMP
10 2 (0.037%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 171 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
5 11 (0.20%) Magento
5 11 (0.20%) SAP GRC
6 10 (0.18%) Eloqua
7 8 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.15%) Shopify
8 6 (0.11%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 6 (0.11%) Unica
9 5 (0.092%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.074%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.055%) assyst
12 2 (0.037%) CODA-Financials
12 2 (0.037%) FastStats
12 2 (0.037%) MetaTrader
12 2 (0.037%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.037%) Unit4 Business World
13 1 (0.018%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2169 (40.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1044 (19.26%) Office 365
3 429 (7.91%) PaaS
4 416 (7.67%) IaaS
5 356 (6.57%) SaaS
6 286 (5.28%) Cloud Computing
7 203 (3.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 156 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
9 152 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
10 139 (2.56%) GitHub
11 66 (1.22%) OpenShift
12 61 (1.13%) Amazon S3
13 50 (0.92%) Yammer
14 49 (0.90%) Heroku
15 44 (0.81%) OneDrive
16 31 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
17 26 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
18 24 (0.44%) SoftLayer
19 20 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 20 (0.37%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 432 (7.97%) Firewall
2 372 (6.86%) DNS
3 265 (4.89%) SAN
4 248 (4.57%) LAN
5 244 (4.50%) WAN
6 239 (4.41%) TCP/IP
7 218 (4.02%) VPN
8 205 (3.78%) DHCP
9 138 (2.55%) Internet
10 129 (2.38%) VoIP
11 122 (2.25%) HTTP
12 113 (2.08%) Skype
13 92 (1.70%) NAS
14 87 (1.60%) Network Security
15 66 (1.22%) SSL
16 55 (1.01%) VLAN
17 46 (0.85%) Wireless
18 44 (0.81%) MPLS
19 39 (0.72%) HTTPS
20 38 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1695 (31.27%) SQL Server
2 445 (8.21%) NoSQL
3 384 (7.08%) MongoDB
4 287 (5.29%) MySQL
5 284 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 266 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 259 (4.78%) Hadoop
8 247 (4.56%) Big Data
9 194 (3.58%) SQL Server 2014
10 191 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 189 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 175 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
13 172 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
14 169 (3.12%) Relational Database
15 153 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 147 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
17 139 (2.56%) Redis
18 124 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
19 116 (2.14%) Power BI
20 95 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 506 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 310 (5.72%) Visual Studio
3 309 (5.70%) TeamCity
4 298 (5.50%) Jenkins
5 281 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 195 (3.60%) JIRA
7 157 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 150 (2.77%) Subversion
9 147 (2.71%) NUnit
10 107 (1.97%) Selenium
11 104 (1.92%) SpecFlow
12 98 (1.81%) Vagrant
13 93 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 73 (1.35%) Jasmine
15 56 (1.03%) Bitbucket
16 41 (0.76%) Cucumber
17 40 (0.74%) JUnit
18 36 (0.66%) Moq
19 33 (0.61%) Maven
20 31 (0.57%) Mercurial
General
1 625 (11.53%) Finance
2 225 (4.15%) Retail
3 199 (3.67%) Marketing
4 186 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 125 (2.31%) Publishing
6 120 (2.21%) Banking
7 107 (1.97%) Games
8 92 (1.70%) Law
9 80 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 68 (1.25%) Legal
11 60 (1.11%) Advertising
12 43 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 34 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 33 (0.61%) Electronics
15 30 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
16 24 (0.44%) Back Office
17 20 (0.37%) Automotive
17 20 (0.37%) French Language
18 18 (0.33%) German Language
18 18 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1884 (34.75%) Developer
2 1007 (18.58%) .NET Developer
3 890 (16.42%) C# Developer
4 775 (14.30%) Architect
5 633 (11.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 518 (9.56%) Consultant
7 457 (8.43%) Senior Developer
8 362 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 359 (6.62%) ASP.NET Developer
10 302 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
11 299 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
12 292 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 289 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
14 284 (5.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 230 (4.24%) Cloud Architect
16 223 (4.11%) Senior .NET Developer
17 207 (3.82%) Administrator
18 197 (3.63%) Senior C# Developer
18 197 (3.63%) Software Developer
19 190 (3.50%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2119 (39.09%) .NET
2 1255 (23.15%) ASP.NET
3 912 (16.82%) HTML
4 842 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 821 (15.14%) Web Services
6 793 (14.63%) CSS
7 787 (14.52%) AngularJS
8 721 (13.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 501 (9.24%) jQuery
10 473 (8.73%) .NET Framework
11 423 (7.80%) HTML5
12 389 (7.18%) WCF
13 337 (6.22%) Node.js
14 323 (5.96%) REST
15 287 (5.29%) WPF
16 282 (5.20%) Entity Framework
17 245 (4.52%) XML
18 239 (4.41%) CSS3
19 230 (4.24%) KnockoutJS
20 213 (3.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 400 (7.38%) Data Centre
2 297 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 269 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 214 (3.95%) Public Cloud
5 211 (3.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 191 (3.52%) Visualisation
7 187 (3.45%) User Experience
8 183 (3.38%) Private Cloud
9 159 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
10 156 (2.88%) Mobile App
11 89 (1.64%) Fintech
12 84 (1.55%) Replication
13 83 (1.53%) Clustering
14 69 (1.27%) Management Information System
15 67 (1.24%) Algorithms
16 59 (1.09%) Mathematics
17 53 (0.98%) CMDB
18 50 (0.92%) Blackberry
19 49 (0.90%) iPad
20 42 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1733 (31.97%) Windows
2 817 (15.07%) Linux
3 792 (14.61%) Windows Server
4 356 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 322 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 210 (3.87%) Unix
7 161 (2.97%) Android
8 141 (2.60%) Apple iOS
8 141 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 137 (2.53%) Windows 10
10 128 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 119 (2.20%) Windows 7
12 87 (1.60%) Ubuntu
13 77 (1.42%) Mac OS X
14 76 (1.40%) CentOS
15 73 (1.35%) Windows 8
16 33 (0.61%) Mesosphere
17 24 (0.44%) Mac OS
18 23 (0.42%) VMS
19 22 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1806 (33.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1294 (23.87%) MVC
3 795 (14.67%) DevOps
4 771 (14.22%) TDD
5 665 (12.27%) Scrum
6 594 (10.96%) Software Engineering
7 576 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
8 539 (9.94%) ITIL
9 434 (8.01%) Presales
10 418 (7.71%) Web Development
11 363 (6.70%) OO
12 340 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
13 334 (6.16%) Migration
14 326 (6.01%) E-Commerce
15 302 (5.57%) Analytics
16 289 (5.33%) CRM
16 289 (5.33%) Mentoring
17 282 (5.20%) BDD
18 263 (4.85%) Project Management
19 256 (4.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1946 (35.90%) C#
2 1427 (26.32%) SQL
3 1300 (23.98%) JavaScript
4 692 (12.77%) PowerShell
5 583 (10.75%) Java
6 383 (7.07%) Python
7 284 (5.24%) Ruby
8 257 (4.74%) T-SQL
9 159 (2.93%) C++
10 158 (2.91%) Bash Shell
11 152 (2.80%) PHP
12 145 (2.67%) Perl
13 122 (2.25%) VB.NET
14 100 (1.84%) C
15 95 (1.75%) TypeScript
16 79 (1.46%) Objective-C
17 76 (1.40%) F#
18 69 (1.27%) Scala
19 65 (1.20%) R
20 64 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 478 (8.82%) Degree
2 461 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 290 (5.35%) MCSE
4 145 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 113 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 105 (1.94%) MCSA
7 104 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 102 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 97 (1.79%) MCITP
10 86 (1.59%) ISEB
11 72 (1.33%) CCNA
12 67 (1.24%) PMI Certification
13 62 (1.14%) MCP
14 60 (1.11%) PMP
15 54 (1.00%) CCNP
16 37 (0.68%) CISSP
17 36 (0.66%) MCSD
18 34 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
19 29 (0.53%) MCTS
19 29 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (3.25%) QA
2 125 (2.31%) SLA
3 57 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.35%) COBIT
7 4 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.037%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.037%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.037%) TickIT
9 1 (0.018%) COSO
9 1 (0.018%) DICOM
9 1 (0.018%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1057 (19.50%) Active Directory
2 788 (14.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 673 (12.41%) Hyper-V
4 314 (5.79%) Docker
5 206 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
6 158 (2.91%) vSphere
7 114 (2.10%) vCloud
8 88 (1.62%) XenApp
9 47 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
10 45 (0.83%) KVM
11 44 (0.81%) XenDesktop
12 37 (0.68%) VirtualBox
13 32 (0.59%) XenServer
14 29 (0.53%) Terminal Services
15 28 (0.52%) Xen
16 26 (0.48%) VMware ESX
17 22 (0.41%) BitLocker
17 22 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
17 22 (0.41%) NFS
17 22 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 471 (8.69%) Puppet
2 421 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
3 335 (6.18%) SCCM
4 255 (4.70%) Ansible
5 163 (3.01%) SCOM
6 137 (2.53%) SCVMM
7 91 (1.68%) Kibana
8 87 (1.60%) Salt
9 83 (1.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 72 (1.33%) Nagios
11 65 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
12 62 (1.14%) Grafana
13 47 (0.87%) logstash
14 46 (0.85%) Graphite
15 43 (0.79%) Packer
16 38 (0.70%) Terraform
17 37 (0.68%) Mesos
17 37 (0.68%) WSUS
18 36 (0.66%) vRealize
19 34 (0.63%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 2767 (51.04%) Microsoft
2 1085 (20.01%) VMware
3 515 (9.50%) Cisco
4 367 (6.77%) Oracle
5 335 (6.18%) Citrix
6 331 (6.11%) Google
7 271 (5.00%) HP
8 222 (4.10%) NetApp
9 197 (3.63%) Red Hat
10 162 (2.99%) IBM
11 136 (2.51%) EMC
12 118 (2.18%) Dell
13 115 (2.12%) Sitecore
14 112 (2.07%) Apple
15 105 (1.94%) Splunk
16 93 (1.72%) Juniper
17 92 (1.70%) F5
18 87 (1.60%) CheckPoint
19 79 (1.46%) Rackspace
19 79 (1.46%) SAP
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Penson
Posted: 3 days ago
Uckfield, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £45k
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension,Training
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Runpath
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus(10%), shares,Pension,health
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car, 6% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday