The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 326 407 563
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +156
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 916 534 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.52% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.75% 13.79% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 683 493 304
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £79,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -5.26%
Cloud Services Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5468 3873 3175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.01% 3.81% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4443 3350 2751
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
UK

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 +24 374 £57,500 +4.54% 54
South East +106 234 £47,500 -24.00% 28
East of England +57 90 £45,000 +28.57% 13
North West +31 85 £40,000 +4.57% 18
Yorkshire +20 68 £45,000 - 4
South West +15 38 £44,500 +18.66% 11
West Midlands +3 19 £40,000 +33.33% 3
North East +2 11 £30,000 -7.69% 2
East Midlands -5 10 £34,000 -9.33% 2
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1020 (57.89%) .NET
2 976 (55.39%) C#
3 959 (54.43%) Windows
4 901 (51.14%) Microsoft
5 767 (43.53%) SQL Server
6 722 (40.98%) ASP.NET
7 599 (34.00%) MVC
8 591 (33.54%) SQL
9 519 (29.46%) JavaScript
10 475 (26.96%) HTML
11 441 (25.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 434 (24.63%) Web Services
13 412 (23.38%) CSS
14 387 (21.96%) MS Excel
15 363 (20.60%) jQuery
16 351 (19.92%) TDD
17 342 (19.41%) WCF
18 334 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
19 301 (17.08%) IIS
20 298 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
21 291 (16.52%) .NET Framework
22 260 (14.76%) Scrum
23 257 (14.59%) E-Commerce
24 252 (14.30%) Windows Server 2008
25 243 (13.79%) Active Directory
26 241 (13.68%) Linux
27 232 (13.17%) VMware
28 230 (13.05%) Office 365
29 226 (12.83%) Finance
30 225 (12.77%) SharePoint

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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
1 301 (17.08%) IIS
2 225 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 115 (6.53%) Apache
4 89 (5.05%) Node.js
5 83 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
6 78 (4.43%) MS Exchange
7 77 (4.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 64 (3.63%) Lync
9 61 (3.46%) nginx
10 56 (3.18%) Apache Solr
11 54 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
12 46 (2.61%) CMS
13 44 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 44 (2.50%) OpenStack
14 43 (2.44%) Tomcat
15 42 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
16 41 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
17 29 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
17 29 (1.65%) WordPress
18 28 (1.59%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 387 (21.96%) MS Excel
2 53 (3.01%) MS Office
3 10 (0.57%) Mingle
3 10 (0.57%) PowerPivot
4 9 (0.51%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.45%) MS Project
6 6 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.11%) Maya
9 2 (0.11%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 51 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.19%) Sophis RISQUE
3 15 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.57%) Fredhopper
5 6 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.28%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 5 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.23%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.17%) Agresso
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 298 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
2 230 (13.05%) Office 365
3 119 (6.75%) PaaS
4 114 (6.47%) IaaS
5 108 (6.13%) SaaS
6 103 (5.85%) Cloud Computing
7 50 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
8 42 (2.38%) GitHub
9 34 (1.93%) Heroku
10 22 (1.25%) Amazon S3
10 22 (1.25%) Google App Engine
11 20 (1.14%) Trello
12 13 (0.74%) Rackspace Cloud
13 12 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
14 10 (0.57%) Force.com
15 8 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
16 7 (0.40%) Google Apps
17 5 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
18 1 (0.057%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 149 (8.46%) SAN
2 142 (8.06%) DNS
3 97 (5.51%) Firewall
4 93 (5.28%) DHCP
5 78 (4.43%) TCP/IP
6 62 (3.52%) Internet
7 56 (3.18%) Wireless
8 49 (2.78%) HTTP
9 48 (2.72%) VPN
10 38 (2.16%) LAN
11 26 (1.48%) FTP
12 24 (1.36%) WAN
12 24 (1.36%) NAS
13 20 (1.14%) Network Security
14 19 (1.08%) VLAN
14 19 (1.08%) SSL
15 14 (0.79%) MPLS
16 13 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (0.62%) Unified Communications
18 10 (0.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 767 (43.53%) SQL Server
2 170 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 138 (7.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 112 (6.36%) Big Data
5 107 (6.07%) MongoDB
6 104 (5.90%) NoSQL
7 94 (5.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 94 (5.33%) MySQL
8 68 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 65 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 61 (3.46%) Hadoop
11 60 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 59 (3.35%) RavenDB
13 34 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (1.70%) Redis
15 22 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (0.91%) Apache Hive
16 16 (0.91%) Relational Database
17 15 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 15 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 183 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 177 (10.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 166 (9.42%) Visual Studio
4 161 (9.14%) TeamCity
5 105 (5.96%) Subversion
6 93 (5.28%) NUnit
7 88 (4.99%) Selenium
8 77 (4.37%) ReSharper
9 54 (3.06%) Jenkins
10 43 (2.44%) NCrunch
11 38 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
12 36 (2.04%) Jasmine
12 36 (2.04%) JIRA
13 35 (1.99%) PhoneGap
14 30 (1.70%) WinRunner
15 28 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
16 25 (1.42%) MSTest
16 25 (1.42%) SpecFlow
17 23 (1.31%) Bugzilla
18 22 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 226 (12.83%) Finance
2 79 (4.48%) Retail
3 76 (4.31%) Marketing
4 58 (3.29%) Law
5 48 (2.72%) Banking
6 47 (2.67%) Advertising
7 42 (2.38%) Games
8 39 (2.21%) Telecoms
9 29 (1.65%) Publishing
10 27 (1.53%) Back Office
10 27 (1.53%) Music Industry
11 22 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 20 (1.14%) French Language
13 15 (0.85%) Electronics
14 8 (0.45%) Legal
15 6 (0.34%) Automotive
15 6 (0.34%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.23%) Japanese Language
16 4 (0.23%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 762 (43.25%) Developer
2 331 (18.79%) .NET Developer
3 247 (14.02%) C# Developer
4 205 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 197 (11.18%) Senior Developer
6 177 (10.05%) Architect
7 128 (7.26%) Consultant
8 119 (6.75%) Web Developer
9 105 (5.96%) Analyst
9 105 (5.96%) ASP.NET Developer
10 101 (5.73%) Senior .NET Developer
11 87 (4.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 83 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 71 (4.03%) Software Developer
14 70 (3.97%) Support Engineer
15 62 (3.52%) Software Engineer
16 60 (3.41%) Senior C# Developer
17 51 (2.89%) Lead Developer
17 51 (2.89%) Web Engineer
18 50 (2.84%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1020 (57.89%) .NET
2 722 (40.98%) ASP.NET
3 475 (26.96%) HTML
4 441 (25.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 434 (24.63%) Web Services
6 412 (23.38%) CSS
7 363 (20.60%) jQuery
8 342 (19.41%) WCF
9 291 (16.52%) .NET Framework
10 205 (11.63%) HTML5
11 204 (11.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 130 (7.38%) LINQ
12 130 (7.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 127 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 123 (6.98%) CSS3
15 105 (5.96%) XML
16 104 (5.90%) KnockoutJS
17 92 (5.22%) AngularJS
18 83 (4.71%) Ajax
19 71 (4.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 88 (4.99%) Mobile App
2 87 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
3 83 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 60 (3.41%) Mathematics
5 45 (2.55%) Open Source
6 42 (2.38%) Digital Media
7 40 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 40 (2.27%) Clustering
8 34 (1.93%) Replication
9 30 (1.70%) Blackberry
10 29 (1.65%) Blog
11 28 (1.59%) Management Information System
12 27 (1.53%) Social Media
13 25 (1.42%) N-Tier
14 22 (1.25%) PMI
15 21 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
16 20 (1.14%) PKI
17 16 (0.91%) IPTV
17 16 (0.91%) Online Games
17 16 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 959 (54.43%) Windows
2 252 (14.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 241 (13.68%) Linux
4 142 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 104 (5.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 80 (4.54%) Android
7 73 (4.14%) UNIX
8 61 (3.46%) Apple iOS
9 57 (3.23%) Windows Phone
10 43 (2.44%) Ubuntu
11 40 (2.27%) Windows 7
12 38 (2.16%) Windows 8
13 37 (2.10%) Debian
14 33 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (1.14%) Windows Phone 8
16 18 (1.02%) Fedora
17 16 (0.91%) Solaris
17 16 (0.91%) AIX
18 14 (0.79%) HPUX
18 14 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (34.00%) MVC
2 351 (19.92%) TDD
3 334 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
4 260 (14.76%) Scrum
5 257 (14.59%) E-Commerce
6 220 (12.49%) OO
7 182 (10.33%) DevOps
8 160 (9.08%) Web Development
9 157 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
10 153 (8.68%) Software Engineering
11 141 (8.00%) ITIL
12 132 (7.49%) SOA
13 130 (7.38%) BDD
14 127 (7.21%) Unit Testing
15 102 (5.79%) Domain-Driven Design
16 97 (5.51%) OOP
17 90 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
18 89 (5.05%) Pair Programming
19 85 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
20 81 (4.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 976 (55.39%) C#
2 591 (33.54%) SQL
3 519 (29.46%) JavaScript
4 156 (8.85%) Java
5 151 (8.57%) PowerShell
6 114 (6.47%) T-SQL
7 91 (5.16%) Ruby
8 68 (3.86%) VB.NET
9 56 (3.18%) C++
10 52 (2.95%) Python
11 47 (2.67%) C
12 42 (2.38%) F#
13 40 (2.27%) Clojure
14 38 (2.16%) PHP
15 29 (1.65%) Perl
16 28 (1.59%) Bash Shell
16 28 (1.59%) VB
17 27 (1.53%) Scala
18 15 (0.85%) Delphi
19 14 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 220 (12.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 209 (11.86%) Degree
3 154 (8.74%) MCSE
4 118 (6.70%) MCITP
5 84 (4.77%) MCSA
6 79 (4.48%) MCTS
7 54 (3.06%) MCP
8 36 (2.04%) CCNA
8 36 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (1.48%) Security Cleared
10 22 (1.25%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (0.62%) SC Cleared
13 9 (0.51%) CCNP
14 6 (0.34%) MCSD
14 6 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.28%) MCDBA
15 5 (0.28%) VCP4
16 4 (0.23%) VCP5
16 4 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (7.21%) QA
2 63 (3.58%) SLA
3 18 (1.02%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 243 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 185 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (9.14%) Hyper-V
4 34 (1.93%) Varnish
5 31 (1.76%) vSphere
6 29 (1.65%) Samba
6 29 (1.65%) KVM
7 21 (1.19%) UAG
8 13 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
8 13 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 13 (0.74%) ISA Server
9 12 (0.68%) VMware ESX
10 11 (0.62%) Xen
10 11 (0.62%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.62%) XenServer
11 9 (0.51%) XenApp
12 7 (0.40%) vCloud
12 7 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.17%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.17%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 77 (4.37%) Puppet
2 75 (4.26%) SCOM
3 73 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
4 71 (4.03%) SCCM
5 47 (2.67%) ZABBIX
6 40 (2.27%) Nagios
7 39 (2.21%) Backup Exec
8 38 (2.16%) logstash
9 37 (2.10%) StatsD
9 37 (2.10%) HAProxy
10 34 (1.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 34 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
10 34 (1.93%) Kibana
11 30 (1.70%) SCVMM
12 22 (1.25%) OpenView
13 15 (0.85%) WSUS
14 14 (0.79%) SCOrch
15 11 (0.62%) Vagrant
16 9 (0.51%) SCSM
17 8 (0.45%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 901 (51.14%) Microsoft
2 232 (13.17%) VMware
3 139 (7.89%) HP
4 97 (5.51%) Cisco
5 96 (5.45%) Citrix
5 96 (5.45%) Apple
6 89 (5.05%) Juniper
7 86 (4.88%) Google
8 72 (4.09%) Oracle
9 68 (3.86%) Dell
10 59 (3.35%) Rackspace
11 58 (3.29%) Red Hat
12 51 (2.89%) EMC
12 51 (2.89%) Veeam
13 44 (2.50%) Red Gate
14 42 (2.38%) Meru Networks
14 42 (2.38%) Symantec
15 41 (2.33%) New Relic
16 35 (1.99%) Xamarin
17 27 (1.53%) Sony
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Salary: £70000.00 per annum + + additional benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + + additional benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus scheme
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum £75,000 plus benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - Bens
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Salary: Unspecified
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Salary: £58000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £70000 to £90000 per annum - plus bonus pension helathcare
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - 10 % Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 to £90000 per annum - Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 50,000
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Posted: Yesterday