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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 188 330 437
Rank change year-on-year
+142 +107
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1752 947 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.70% 0.84% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.80% 13.61% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 748 523
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
8425 6958 4675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 8.16% 6.19% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6881 5703 4008
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +186 844 £57,500 - 104
South East +18 275 £46,250 -2.63% 43
East of England +66 155 £45,000 +1.12% 29
Yorkshire +33 124 £45,000 - 7
North West +22 94 £42,500 +0.59% 27
West Midlands +64 92 £42,500 +21.42% 20
South West +26 76 £40,000 -11.11% 31
East Midlands +67 74 £33,000 -14.83% 6
North East -7 16 £32,500 - 6
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1736 (52.18%) .NET
1 1736 (52.18%) Microsoft
2 1579 (47.46%) C#
3 1479 (44.45%) SQL Server
4 1478 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
5 1273 (38.26%) Amazon AWS
6 1258 (37.81%) ASP.NET
7 1254 (37.69%) Windows
8 1147 (34.48%) MVC
9 1075 (32.31%) JavaScript
10 1046 (31.44%) SQL
11 873 (26.24%) HTML
12 777 (23.35%) MS Excel
13 763 (22.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 730 (21.94%) CSS
15 724 (21.76%) TDD
16 625 (18.79%) .NET Framework
17 602 (18.09%) Scrum
18 583 (17.52%) Office 365
19 575 (17.28%) Web Services
20 560 (16.83%) jQuery
21 499 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
22 494 (14.85%) Entity Framework
23 474 (14.25%) VMware
24 472 (14.19%) WCF
25 458 (13.77%) SharePoint
26 440 (13.23%) Active Directory
27 430 (12.92%) DevOps
28 403 (12.11%) Git (software)
29 395 (11.87%) Finance

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 458 (13.77%) SharePoint
2 382 (11.48%) IIS
3 220 (6.61%) MS Exchange
4 185 (5.56%) Lync
5 144 (4.33%) BizTalk Server
6 121 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 111 (3.34%) CMS
8 107 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 94 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
10 92 (2.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 86 (2.58%) Apache
12 85 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
13 82 (2.46%) Node.js
14 70 (2.10%) OpenStack
15 64 (1.92%) Apache Solr
16 48 (1.44%) NServiceBus
17 46 (1.38%) Apache Spark
17 46 (1.38%) nginx
18 44 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
18 44 (1.32%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 777 (23.35%) MS Excel
2 128 (3.85%) MS Office
3 24 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.36%) PowerPivot
5 11 (0.33%) MS Project
5 11 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.21%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.12%) GIMP
9 4 (0.12%) SPSS
10 1 (0.030%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 176 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.81%) Sophis RISQUE
3 15 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.42%) assyst
5 10 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.060%) Magento
7 2 (0.060%) Shopify
7 2 (0.060%) Tridion
8 1 (0.030%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.030%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.030%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.030%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.030%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1273 (38.26%) Amazon AWS
2 583 (17.52%) Office 365
3 211 (6.34%) IaaS
4 174 (5.23%) SaaS
5 161 (4.84%) PaaS
6 124 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
7 61 (1.83%) GitHub
8 40 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 39 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 34 (1.02%) Heroku
11 31 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
12 25 (0.75%) Google Apps
12 25 (0.75%) Yammer
13 23 (0.69%) Terremark
14 20 (0.60%) Amazon S3
15 15 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (0.42%) Google App Engine
17 13 (0.39%) Google Analytics
17 13 (0.39%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 175 (5.26%) SAN
2 166 (4.99%) Firewall
3 140 (4.21%) DNS
4 105 (3.16%) TCP/IP
5 89 (2.68%) WAN
6 85 (2.55%) VPN
7 73 (2.19%) HTTP
8 70 (2.10%) DHCP
9 67 (2.01%) LAN
10 63 (1.89%) Network Security
11 59 (1.77%) NAS
12 53 (1.59%) Internet
13 46 (1.38%) Unified Communications
14 44 (1.32%) SSL
15 34 (1.02%) VLAN
16 31 (0.93%) VoIP
17 27 (0.81%) iSCSI
18 23 (0.69%) Wireless
19 21 (0.63%) LDAP
20 20 (0.60%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1479 (44.45%) SQL Server
2 322 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 288 (8.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 278 (8.36%) MongoDB
5 210 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 187 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 167 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 166 (4.99%) MySQL
9 163 (4.90%) Big Data
10 151 (4.54%) Azure SQL Database
11 111 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
12 102 (3.07%) RavenDB
13 95 (2.86%) Relational Database
14 85 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 75 (2.25%) Hadoop
16 67 (2.01%) Oracle Database
17 62 (1.86%) CouchDB
18 57 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
19 50 (1.50%) Redis
20 48 (1.44%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 403 (12.11%) Git (software)
2 342 (10.28%) Visual Studio
3 309 (9.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 237 (7.12%) NUnit
5 201 (6.04%) TeamCity
6 136 (4.09%) Jenkins
7 131 (3.94%) Subversion
8 107 (3.22%) JIRA
9 64 (1.92%) Moq
10 57 (1.71%) Selenium
11 49 (1.47%) ReSharper
12 44 (1.32%) MSBuild
13 43 (1.29%) SpecFlow
13 43 (1.29%) CruiseControl
14 42 (1.26%) Mercurial
15 41 (1.23%) MSTest
16 36 (1.08%) Jasmine
17 30 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 30 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
17 30 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 395 (11.87%) Finance
2 328 (9.86%) Retail
3 105 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 103 (3.10%) Marketing
5 92 (2.77%) Banking
6 79 (2.37%) Publishing
7 67 (2.01%) French Language
8 52 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 43 (1.29%) Legal
10 42 (1.26%) Advertising
11 39 (1.17%) Back Office
12 38 (1.14%) Games
13 29 (0.87%) Automotive
14 17 (0.51%) Law
15 15 (0.45%) Electronics
16 6 (0.18%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.15%) Local Government
17 5 (0.15%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.15%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1428 (42.92%) Developer
2 728 (21.88%) .NET Developer
3 461 (13.86%) Architect
4 436 (13.10%) C# Developer
5 347 (10.43%) Senior Developer
6 269 (8.09%) Consultant
6 269 (8.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 224 (6.73%) Senior .NET Developer
8 143 (4.30%) Software Engineer
9 140 (4.21%) Software Developer
10 138 (4.15%) ASP.NET Developer
11 132 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
12 130 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 124 (3.73%) Web Developer
14 108 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
15 100 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 97 (2.92%) Junior
17 93 (2.80%) Administrator
18 90 (2.71%) DBA
19 86 (2.58%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1736 (52.18%) .NET
2 1258 (37.81%) ASP.NET
3 873 (26.24%) HTML
4 763 (22.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 730 (21.94%) CSS
6 625 (18.79%) .NET Framework
7 575 (17.28%) Web Services
8 560 (16.83%) jQuery
9 499 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 494 (14.85%) Entity Framework
11 472 (14.19%) WCF
12 383 (11.51%) AngularJS
13 365 (10.97%) HTML5
14 284 (8.54%) XML
15 265 (7.97%) KnockoutJS
16 221 (6.64%) LINQ
17 189 (5.68%) JSON
17 189 (5.68%) REST
18 152 (4.57%) Ajax
19 141 (4.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 217 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 215 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 203 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 146 (4.39%) Private Cloud
5 145 (4.36%) Data Centre
6 114 (3.43%) User Experience
7 107 (3.22%) Public Cloud
8 95 (2.86%) Replication
9 74 (2.22%) Clustering
10 72 (2.16%) Blog
11 69 (2.07%) Algorithms
12 67 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
13 63 (1.89%) Photography
14 62 (1.86%) Data Structures
14 62 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
15 50 (1.50%) Management Information System
16 46 (1.38%) Visualisation
17 42 (1.26%) Blackberry
18 34 (1.02%) Statistics
18 34 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1254 (37.69%) Windows
2 353 (10.61%) Linux
3 291 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 256 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 130 (3.91%) Android
6 110 (3.31%) Apple iOS
7 93 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 77 (2.31%) Windows 7
9 75 (2.25%) Ubuntu
9 75 (2.25%) UNIX
10 74 (2.22%) Windows 8
11 47 (1.41%) CentOS
12 29 (0.87%) Debian
12 29 (0.87%) Windows XP
13 27 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 22 (0.66%) Windows Phone
15 13 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.27%) Solaris
16 9 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
16 9 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1478 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1147 (34.48%) MVC
3 724 (21.76%) TDD
4 602 (18.09%) Scrum
5 430 (12.92%) DevOps
6 375 (11.27%) OO
7 354 (10.64%) Software Engineering
8 327 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
9 292 (8.78%) E-Commerce
10 257 (7.72%) CRM
10 257 (7.72%) Web Development
11 250 (7.51%) Mentoring
12 226 (6.79%) ITIL
13 219 (6.58%) SOA
14 187 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
14 187 (5.62%) BDD
15 173 (5.20%) Project Management
16 156 (4.69%) OOP
17 152 (4.57%) Migration
18 142 (4.27%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1579 (47.46%) C#
2 1075 (32.31%) JavaScript
3 1046 (31.44%) SQL
4 338 (10.16%) PowerShell
5 283 (8.51%) Java
6 259 (7.78%) T-SQL
7 141 (4.24%) Python
8 123 (3.70%) C++
9 119 (3.58%) Bash Shell
10 112 (3.37%) VB.NET
11 93 (2.80%) Ruby
12 91 (2.74%) C
13 86 (2.58%) PHP
14 84 (2.52%) Perl
15 64 (1.92%) ActionScript
15 64 (1.92%) ActionScript 3.0
16 57 (1.71%) VB
17 45 (1.35%) Bourne shell
18 44 (1.32%) VBA
19 39 (1.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 349 (10.49%) Degree
2 294 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 147 (4.42%) MCSE
4 85 (2.55%) Security Cleared
5 81 (2.43%) MCSA
6 80 (2.40%) SC Cleared
7 76 (2.28%) MCITP
8 65 (1.95%) MCSD
9 58 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
10 53 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 52 (1.56%) CCNA
12 45 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
13 40 (1.20%) MCTS
14 35 (1.05%) MCP
15 32 (0.96%) MCPD
16 30 (0.90%) DV Cleared
17 23 (0.69%) MCAD
18 20 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 16 (0.48%) CCNP
20 14 (0.42%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (3.43%) QA
2 60 (1.80%) SLA
3 54 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.36%) FISMA
6 5 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.060%) COBIT
System Software
1 440 (13.23%) Active Directory
2 339 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 278 (8.36%) Hyper-V
4 130 (3.91%) vSphere
5 63 (1.89%) vCloud
6 61 (1.83%) XenApp
7 49 (1.47%) Docker
8 42 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
9 31 (0.93%) KVM
10 27 (0.81%) Varnish
11 26 (0.78%) Samba
11 26 (0.78%) GlusterFS
12 22 (0.66%) VMware ESX
13 21 (0.63%) Terminal Services
14 15 (0.45%) Xen
15 11 (0.33%) XenDesktop
16 10 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 10 (0.30%) Apache Flume
17 8 (0.24%) VMware Server
17 8 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 247 (7.42%) Puppet
2 226 (6.79%) Opscode Chef
3 144 (4.33%) SCCM
4 90 (2.71%) SCOM
5 79 (2.37%) Ansible
6 75 (2.25%) ZABBIX
7 67 (2.01%) Nagios
8 49 (1.47%) logstash
8 49 (1.47%) HAProxy
8 49 (1.47%) Windows Intune
9 48 (1.44%) Graphite
10 45 (1.35%) SCVMM
11 39 (1.17%) Vagrant
11 39 (1.17%) StatsD
12 38 (1.14%) Kibana
13 33 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 18 (0.54%) SCSM
15 15 (0.45%) SCOrch
16 13 (0.39%) WMI
17 12 (0.36%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 1736 (52.18%) Microsoft
2 474 (14.25%) VMware
3 201 (6.04%) Oracle
4 191 (5.74%) Cisco
5 150 (4.51%) Citrix
6 125 (3.76%) Google
7 120 (3.61%) HP
8 98 (2.95%) NetApp
9 80 (2.40%) Rackspace
10 71 (2.13%) Dell
11 70 (2.10%) Xamarin
12 64 (1.92%) Sitecore
13 52 (1.56%) New Relic
14 49 (1.47%) Juniper
15 35 (1.05%) Apple
16 33 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
17 31 (0.93%) SAP
18 26 (0.78%) IBM
18 26 (0.78%) Twitter
19 25 (0.75%) Red Hat
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £50000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £50,000, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
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Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension etc.
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Salary: £50000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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