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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 310 416 572
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +156
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 928 543 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.53% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.80% 13.93% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 702 502 302
Average salary £47,500 £51,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £43,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.94%
Cloud Services Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5523 3898 3186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.04% 3.83% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4501 3377 2756
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
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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 25 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 25 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 +23 379 £57,500 +4.54% 47
South East +89 231 £47,500 -24.00% 21
East of England +56 93 £45,000 +28.57% 17
North West +28 82 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Yorkshire +28 71 £45,000 +9.09% 5
South West +14 39 £45,000 +20.00% 12
West Midlands -10 21 £40,000 +33.33% 4
North East +16 15 £35,000 +7.69% 2
East Midlands -13 10 £34,000 -9.33% 2
Microsoft Azure
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Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 1022 (57.71%) .NET
2 979 (55.28%) C#
3 959 (54.15%) Windows
4 904 (51.04%) Microsoft
5 767 (43.31%) SQL Server
6 717 (40.49%) ASP.NET
7 597 (33.71%) SQL
8 595 (33.60%) MVC
9 519 (29.31%) JavaScript
10 475 (26.82%) HTML
11 439 (24.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 434 (24.51%) Web Services
13 413 (23.32%) CSS
14 394 (22.25%) MS Excel
15 361 (20.38%) jQuery
16 354 (19.99%) TDD
17 344 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
18 341 (19.25%) WCF
19 303 (17.11%) IIS
20 297 (16.77%) Amazon AWS
21 289 (16.32%) .NET Framework
22 260 (14.68%) Scrum
23 257 (14.51%) Windows Server 2008
24 255 (14.40%) E-Commerce
25 244 (13.78%) Active Directory
26 241 (13.61%) Linux
27 240 (13.55%) VMware
28 230 (12.99%) SharePoint
29 226 (12.76%) Finance
29 226 (12.76%) Office 365

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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
1 303 (17.11%) IIS
2 230 (12.99%) SharePoint
3 118 (6.66%) Apache
4 88 (4.97%) Node.js
5 85 (4.80%) BizTalk Server
6 82 (4.63%) MS Exchange
7 76 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 65 (3.67%) Lync
9 57 (3.22%) nginx
10 54 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
11 52 (2.94%) Apache Solr
12 47 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
13 46 (2.60%) CMS
14 44 (2.48%) Tomcat
14 44 (2.48%) OpenStack
15 43 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
16 41 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
17 32 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
18 30 (1.69%) WordPress
19 29 (1.64%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 394 (22.25%) MS Excel
2 58 (3.27%) MS Office
3 10 (0.56%) Mingle
3 10 (0.56%) PowerPivot
3 10 (0.56%) MS Project
4 8 (0.45%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.11%) Maya
8 2 (0.11%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 52 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.19%) Sophis RISQUE
3 15 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.56%) 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 (0.056%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 297 (16.77%) Amazon AWS
2 226 (12.76%) Office 365
3 118 (6.66%) PaaS
4 113 (6.38%) IaaS
5 111 (6.27%) SaaS
6 101 (5.70%) Cloud Computing
7 51 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (2.26%) GitHub
9 34 (1.92%) Heroku
10 26 (1.47%) Google App Engine
11 22 (1.24%) Amazon S3
12 17 (0.96%) Trello
13 13 (0.73%) Rackspace Cloud
14 12 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
15 10 (0.56%) Force.com
16 8 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
17 7 (0.40%) Google Apps
18 5 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
19 1 (0.056%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 150 (8.47%) SAN
2 145 (8.19%) DNS
3 100 (5.65%) Firewall
4 94 (5.31%) DHCP
5 82 (4.63%) TCP/IP
6 65 (3.67%) Internet
7 56 (3.16%) Wireless
8 51 (2.88%) VPN
8 51 (2.88%) HTTP
9 38 (2.15%) LAN
10 27 (1.52%) FTP
11 24 (1.36%) WAN
11 24 (1.36%) NAS
12 22 (1.24%) Network Security
13 21 (1.19%) VLAN
13 21 (1.19%) SSL
14 14 (0.79%) MPLS
15 13 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (0.62%) Unified Communications
17 10 (0.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 767 (43.31%) SQL Server
2 171 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 139 (7.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 116 (6.55%) Big Data
5 107 (6.04%) MongoDB
5 107 (6.04%) NoSQL
6 94 (5.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 93 (5.25%) MySQL
8 68 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 64 (3.61%) Hadoop
9 64 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 62 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 58 (3.27%) RavenDB
12 34 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (1.69%) Redis
14 22 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (0.96%) Apache Hive
16 16 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 15 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 183 (10.33%) Git (software)
2 177 (9.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 169 (9.54%) Visual Studio
4 158 (8.92%) TeamCity
5 105 (5.93%) Subversion
6 90 (5.08%) Selenium
6 90 (5.08%) NUnit
7 76 (4.29%) ReSharper
8 53 (2.99%) Jenkins
9 45 (2.54%) NCrunch
10 37 (2.09%) Jasmine
11 36 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 36 (2.03%) JIRA
11 36 (2.03%) PhoneGap
12 31 (1.75%) WinRunner
13 26 (1.47%) MSTest
14 25 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
15 24 (1.36%) SpecFlow
16 23 (1.30%) WebDriver
16 23 (1.30%) Bugzilla
General
1 226 (12.76%) Finance
2 79 (4.46%) Retail
3 77 (4.35%) Marketing
4 58 (3.27%) Law
5 50 (2.82%) Banking
6 47 (2.65%) Advertising
7 43 (2.43%) Games
8 40 (2.26%) Telecoms
9 29 (1.64%) Publishing
10 27 (1.52%) Back Office
11 26 (1.47%) Music Industry
12 22 (1.24%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.96%) French Language
14 15 (0.85%) Electronics
15 8 (0.45%) Legal
16 6 (0.34%) Automotive
16 6 (0.34%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.23%) Japanese Language
17 4 (0.23%) Investment Banking
18 3 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 761 (42.97%) Developer
2 331 (18.69%) .NET Developer
3 252 (14.23%) C# Developer
4 211 (11.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 192 (10.84%) Senior Developer
6 180 (10.16%) Architect
7 131 (7.40%) Consultant
8 121 (6.83%) Web Developer
9 107 (6.04%) ASP.NET Developer
10 106 (5.99%) Analyst
11 98 (5.53%) Senior .NET Developer
12 91 (5.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 83 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 72 (4.07%) Software Developer
15 71 (4.01%) Support Engineer
16 62 (3.50%) Software Engineer
17 61 (3.44%) Senior C# Developer
18 52 (2.94%) Lead Developer
19 50 (2.82%) Tester
19 50 (2.82%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1022 (57.71%) .NET
2 717 (40.49%) ASP.NET
3 475 (26.82%) HTML
4 439 (24.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 434 (24.51%) Web Services
6 413 (23.32%) CSS
7 361 (20.38%) jQuery
8 341 (19.25%) WCF
9 289 (16.32%) .NET Framework
10 206 (11.63%) HTML5
11 203 (11.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 131 (7.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 130 (7.34%) ASP.NET Web API
13 130 (7.34%) LINQ
14 125 (7.06%) CSS3
15 106 (5.99%) XML
16 105 (5.93%) KnockoutJS
17 91 (5.14%) AngularJS
18 82 (4.63%) Ajax
19 70 (3.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 91 (5.14%) Mobile App
2 85 (4.80%) Computer Science
3 84 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
4 60 (3.39%) Mathematics
5 45 (2.54%) Open Source
6 41 (2.32%) Digital Media
6 41 (2.32%) Client/Server
7 40 (2.26%) Clustering
8 36 (2.03%) Replication
9 30 (1.69%) Blog
10 29 (1.64%) Blackberry
10 29 (1.64%) Management Information System
11 27 (1.52%) Social Media
12 24 (1.36%) N-Tier
13 22 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
14 20 (1.13%) PMI
14 20 (1.13%) PKI
15 18 (1.02%) Social Network
16 16 (0.90%) Online Games
16 16 (0.90%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 959 (54.15%) Windows
2 257 (14.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 241 (13.61%) Linux
4 143 (8.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 83 (4.69%) Android
7 73 (4.12%) UNIX
8 64 (3.61%) Apple iOS
9 56 (3.16%) Windows Phone
10 43 (2.43%) Windows 7
11 42 (2.37%) Ubuntu
12 39 (2.20%) Windows 8
13 35 (1.98%) Debian
14 32 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (1.02%) Windows Phone 8
15 18 (1.02%) Fedora
16 16 (0.90%) Solaris
16 16 (0.90%) AIX
17 15 (0.85%) Windows XP
18 14 (0.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (33.60%) MVC
2 354 (19.99%) TDD
3 344 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
4 260 (14.68%) Scrum
5 255 (14.40%) E-Commerce
6 224 (12.65%) OO
7 182 (10.28%) DevOps
8 162 (9.15%) Web Development
9 160 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
10 154 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 140 (7.91%) ITIL
12 132 (7.45%) SOA
13 129 (7.28%) BDD
14 128 (7.23%) Unit Testing
15 103 (5.82%) Domain-Driven Design
16 99 (5.59%) OOP
17 90 (5.08%) Pair Programming
17 90 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
18 83 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
19 80 (4.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 979 (55.28%) C#
2 597 (33.71%) SQL
3 519 (29.31%) JavaScript
4 165 (9.32%) Java
5 151 (8.53%) PowerShell
6 111 (6.27%) T-SQL
7 94 (5.31%) Ruby
8 66 (3.73%) VB.NET
9 55 (3.11%) C++
10 54 (3.05%) Python
11 47 (2.65%) C
12 43 (2.43%) F#
13 41 (2.32%) PHP
14 40 (2.26%) Clojure
15 30 (1.69%) Perl
16 29 (1.64%) Bash Shell
17 28 (1.58%) Scala
17 28 (1.58%) VB
18 15 (0.85%) Delphi
19 14 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 222 (12.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 208 (11.74%) Degree
3 155 (8.75%) MCSE
4 118 (6.66%) MCITP
5 84 (4.74%) MCSA
6 78 (4.40%) MCTS
7 56 (3.16%) MCP
8 36 (2.03%) CCNA
8 36 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (1.52%) Security Cleared
10 20 (1.13%) 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
1 128 (7.23%) QA
2 65 (3.67%) SLA
3 17 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 17 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 244 (13.78%) Active Directory
2 190 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (9.03%) Hyper-V
4 33 (1.86%) Varnish
5 32 (1.81%) vSphere
6 28 (1.58%) Samba
6 28 (1.58%) KVM
7 23 (1.30%) UAG
8 15 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
8 15 (0.85%) ISA Server
9 13 (0.73%) Terminal Services
9 13 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (0.68%) VMware ESX
11 11 (0.62%) Xen
11 11 (0.62%) XenServer
12 9 (0.51%) XenApp
13 7 (0.40%) vCloud
13 7 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.17%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.17%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 75 (4.23%) SCOM
1 75 (4.23%) Puppet
2 72 (4.07%) SCCM
3 71 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (2.60%) ZABBIX
5 40 (2.26%) Nagios
6 39 (2.20%) Backup Exec
7 37 (2.09%) logstash
8 36 (2.03%) StatsD
8 36 (2.03%) HAProxy
9 34 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 34 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
10 33 (1.86%) Kibana
11 30 (1.69%) SCVMM
12 22 (1.24%) 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
1 904 (51.04%) Microsoft
2 240 (13.55%) VMware
3 138 (7.79%) HP
4 99 (5.59%) Citrix
5 97 (5.48%) Cisco
6 96 (5.42%) Apple
7 90 (5.08%) Google
8 88 (4.97%) Juniper
9 72 (4.07%) Oracle
10 67 (3.78%) Dell
11 61 (3.44%) Rackspace
12 57 (3.22%) Red Hat
13 51 (2.88%) EMC
13 51 (2.88%) Veeam
14 45 (2.54%) Red Gate
15 42 (2.37%) Meru Networks
15 42 (2.37%) Symantec
16 40 (2.26%) New Relic
17 36 (2.03%) Xamarin
18 26 (1.47%) Sony
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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