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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 178 303 436
Rank change year-on-year
+125 +133
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1823 993 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.79% 0.92% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.51% 14.63% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 695 475
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% -9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
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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
8477 6786 4769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 8.33% 6.29% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7041 5373 4097
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +98 754 £57,500 +2.22% 121
South East +57 337 £47,000 -1.05% 72
East of England +52 171 £45,000 -5.26% 15
North West +23 132 £42,500 +6.25% 24
West Midlands +96 115 £40,000 -11.11% 27
Yorkshire +84 115 £45,000 - 12
South West +58 108 £42,250 -1.74% 31
East Midlands +85 84 £35,000 +2.94% 17
North East -5 10 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1780 (51.28%) .NET
2 1774 (51.11%) Microsoft
3 1626 (46.85%) C#
4 1511 (43.53%) SQL Server
5 1491 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
6 1347 (38.81%) Amazon AWS
7 1304 (37.57%) Windows
8 1281 (36.91%) ASP.NET
9 1152 (33.19%) MVC
10 1067 (30.74%) SQL
11 1061 (30.57%) JavaScript
12 852 (24.55%) HTML
13 784 (22.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 778 (22.41%) MS Excel
15 746 (21.49%) CSS
16 688 (19.82%) TDD
17 631 (18.18%) Scrum
18 623 (17.95%) .NET Framework
19 577 (16.62%) Web Services
20 552 (15.90%) jQuery
21 550 (15.85%) VMware
22 529 (15.24%) Office 365
23 525 (15.13%) ASP.NET Web API
24 516 (14.87%) WCF
25 500 (14.41%) Entity Framework
26 451 (12.99%) AngularJS
26 451 (12.99%) Linux
27 448 (12.91%) Git (software)
28 447 (12.88%) DevOps
29 425 (12.24%) Active Directory

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 375 (10.80%) SharePoint
2 332 (9.56%) IIS
3 204 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 133 (3.83%) Lync
5 132 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
6 111 (3.20%) Node.js
7 105 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 102 (2.94%) CMS
9 96 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
10 94 (2.71%) Apache
11 93 (2.68%) OpenStack
12 83 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 83 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 79 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
14 60 (1.73%) Apache Spark
14 60 (1.73%) Apache Solr
15 52 (1.50%) nginx
16 48 (1.38%) Apache Pig
17 47 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
18 38 (1.09%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 778 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 111 (3.20%) MS Office
3 31 (0.89%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (0.55%) PowerPivot
6 9 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.20%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.14%) MS Project
10 4 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.12%) GIMP
11 1 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.029%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 141 (4.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.55%) Sophis RISQUE
4 13 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.29%) assyst
6 2 (0.058%) Magento
6 2 (0.058%) Shopify
6 2 (0.058%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.058%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.058%) Tridion
6 2 (0.058%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.029%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.029%) Lawson
7 1 (0.029%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.029%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.029%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1347 (38.81%) Amazon AWS
2 529 (15.24%) Office 365
3 222 (6.40%) IaaS
4 213 (6.14%) SaaS
5 166 (4.78%) PaaS
6 107 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
7 74 (2.13%) GitHub
8 72 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 45 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
10 33 (0.95%) Heroku
11 26 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
12 25 (0.72%) Google Apps
13 23 (0.66%) Amazon S3
14 22 (0.63%) Google App Engine
14 22 (0.63%) Yammer
15 17 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
16 15 (0.43%) OpenShift
16 15 (0.43%) SoftLayer
17 14 (0.40%) Google Analytics
17 14 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 190 (5.47%) Firewall
2 187 (5.39%) SAN
3 167 (4.81%) TCP/IP
4 163 (4.70%) DNS
5 104 (3.00%) VPN
6 101 (2.91%) DHCP
7 94 (2.71%) Network Security
8 90 (2.59%) WAN
9 82 (2.36%) HTTP
10 78 (2.25%) LAN
11 70 (2.02%) NAS
12 58 (1.67%) Internet
13 56 (1.61%) SSL
14 40 (1.15%) VoIP
15 30 (0.86%) Skype
16 29 (0.84%) MPLS
16 29 (0.84%) VLAN
17 27 (0.78%) iSCSI
18 26 (0.75%) Unified Communications
19 25 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1511 (43.53%) SQL Server
2 345 (9.94%) NoSQL
3 283 (8.15%) MongoDB
4 261 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 243 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 211 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 204 (5.88%) Big Data
8 159 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 151 (4.35%) MySQL
10 128 (3.69%) Azure SQL Database
11 119 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
12 108 (3.11%) Hadoop
13 107 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 88 (2.54%) Relational Database
15 77 (2.22%) Redis
16 74 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
17 65 (1.87%) RavenDB
18 51 (1.47%) CouchDB
18 51 (1.47%) Couchbase
19 48 (1.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 448 (12.91%) Git (software)
2 345 (9.94%) Visual Studio
3 320 (9.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 239 (6.89%) NUnit
5 179 (5.16%) Jenkins
6 177 (5.10%) TeamCity
7 132 (3.80%) Subversion
8 108 (3.11%) JIRA
9 71 (2.05%) Selenium
10 67 (1.93%) SpecFlow
11 65 (1.87%) Moq
12 50 (1.44%) CruiseControl
13 49 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
14 47 (1.35%) Maven
15 45 (1.30%) Mercurial
16 40 (1.15%) MSBuild
16 40 (1.15%) Bitbucket
16 40 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 38 (1.09%) ReSharper
18 30 (0.86%) Jasmine
General
1 374 (10.77%) Finance
2 294 (8.47%) Retail
3 112 (3.23%) Marketing
4 106 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 95 (2.74%) Publishing
6 75 (2.16%) Banking
7 60 (1.73%) Games
8 58 (1.67%) Advertising
9 53 (1.53%) Legal
10 52 (1.50%) Back Office
11 51 (1.47%) French Language
12 49 (1.41%) Manufacturing
13 31 (0.89%) Automotive
14 25 (0.72%) Electronics
15 22 (0.63%) Law
16 8 (0.23%) Local Government
17 6 (0.17%) Front Office
18 5 (0.14%) Billing
18 5 (0.14%) Investment Banking
18 5 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1513 (43.59%) Developer
2 781 (22.50%) .NET Developer
3 457 (13.17%) C# Developer
4 424 (12.22%) Architect
5 419 (12.07%) Senior Developer
6 304 (8.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 244 (7.03%) Consultant
8 241 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
9 180 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
10 155 (4.47%) Software Engineer
11 145 (4.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 143 (4.12%) Software Developer
13 139 (4.00%) Web Developer
14 135 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
15 111 (3.20%) Analyst
15 111 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 105 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
17 95 (2.74%) Senior C# Developer
18 93 (2.68%) Junior
19 88 (2.54%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1780 (51.28%) .NET
2 1281 (36.91%) ASP.NET
3 852 (24.55%) HTML
4 784 (22.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 746 (21.49%) CSS
6 623 (17.95%) .NET Framework
7 577 (16.62%) Web Services
8 552 (15.90%) jQuery
9 525 (15.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 516 (14.87%) WCF
11 500 (14.41%) Entity Framework
12 451 (12.99%) AngularJS
13 412 (11.87%) HTML5
14 275 (7.92%) KnockoutJS
15 252 (7.26%) XML
16 213 (6.14%) LINQ
17 208 (5.99%) REST
18 203 (5.85%) WPF
19 193 (5.56%) CSS3
20 178 (5.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 238 (6.86%) Computer Science
2 227 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 192 (5.53%) Mobile App
4 151 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 139 (4.00%) Private Cloud
6 138 (3.98%) User Experience
7 111 (3.20%) Replication
8 101 (2.91%) Public Cloud
9 87 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
10 86 (2.48%) Clustering
11 81 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
12 79 (2.28%) Visualisation
13 70 (2.02%) Blog
14 66 (1.90%) Algorithms
15 64 (1.84%) Photography
16 55 (1.58%) Management Information System
17 53 (1.53%) Data Structures
18 49 (1.41%) Blackberry
18 49 (1.41%) Mathematics
19 36 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1304 (37.57%) Windows
2 451 (12.99%) Linux
3 281 (8.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 268 (7.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 165 (4.75%) Android
6 151 (4.35%) UNIX
7 150 (4.32%) Apple iOS
8 119 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 87 (2.51%) Ubuntu
10 69 (1.99%) Windows 8
11 57 (1.64%) Windows 7
12 48 (1.38%) CentOS
13 44 (1.27%) Windows XP
14 35 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 35 (1.01%) Debian
15 18 (0.52%) Mac OS X
15 18 (0.52%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.29%) Solaris
17 8 (0.23%) AIX
17 8 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1491 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1152 (33.19%) MVC
3 688 (19.82%) TDD
4 631 (18.18%) Scrum
5 447 (12.88%) DevOps
6 395 (11.38%) OO
7 388 (11.18%) Software Engineering
8 368 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
9 283 (8.15%) E-Commerce
10 265 (7.63%) ITIL
11 231 (6.66%) Mentoring
12 216 (6.22%) CRM
13 208 (5.99%) Web Development
14 197 (5.68%) SOA
15 191 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
16 183 (5.27%) BDD
17 158 (4.55%) OOP
18 153 (4.41%) Project Management
19 138 (3.98%) Migration
19 138 (3.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1626 (46.85%) C#
2 1067 (30.74%) SQL
3 1061 (30.57%) JavaScript
4 343 (9.88%) PowerShell
5 293 (8.44%) Java
6 287 (8.27%) T-SQL
7 184 (5.30%) Python
8 137 (3.95%) Bash Shell
9 133 (3.83%) C++
10 130 (3.75%) VB.NET
11 106 (3.05%) Perl
12 96 (2.77%) PHP
13 89 (2.56%) Ruby
14 81 (2.33%) C
15 76 (2.19%) VB
16 55 (1.58%) Groovy
17 54 (1.56%) VBA
18 50 (1.44%) ActionScript
18 50 (1.44%) ActionScript 3.0
18 50 (1.44%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 336 (9.68%) Degree
2 308 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 171 (4.93%) MCSE
4 77 (2.22%) MCSA
5 67 (1.93%) MCITP
6 62 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 59 (1.70%) Security Cleared
9 55 (1.58%) SC Cleared
10 49 (1.41%) CCNA
11 48 (1.38%) MCSD
12 36 (1.04%) MCP
13 31 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (0.84%) MCPD
15 28 (0.81%) ISEB
16 25 (0.72%) DV Cleared
17 21 (0.61%) CCNP
18 18 (0.52%) MCTS
19 13 (0.37%) CISSP
20 12 (0.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (4.09%) QA
2 67 (1.93%) SLA
3 48 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.17%) FISMA
6 2 (0.058%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.058%) COBIT
6 2 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 425 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 392 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 295 (8.50%) Hyper-V
4 116 (3.34%) vSphere
5 71 (2.05%) vCloud
6 70 (2.02%) Docker
7 61 (1.76%) XenApp
8 31 (0.89%) Terminal Services
8 31 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (0.86%) KVM
10 26 (0.75%) Varnish
10 26 (0.75%) GlusterFS
10 26 (0.75%) Samba
11 22 (0.63%) VMware ESX
12 21 (0.61%) Xen
13 14 (0.40%) BitLocker
14 13 (0.37%) XenDesktop
15 12 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 10 (0.29%) XenServer
16 10 (0.29%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 278 (8.01%) Puppet
2 238 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
3 171 (4.93%) SCCM
4 103 (2.97%) Ansible
5 101 (2.91%) Nagios
6 92 (2.65%) SCOM
7 87 (2.51%) ZABBIX
8 49 (1.41%) Vagrant
9 46 (1.33%) SCVMM
9 46 (1.33%) HAProxy
10 43 (1.24%) Windows Intune
11 40 (1.15%) logstash
12 39 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 38 (1.09%) Graphite
14 36 (1.04%) StatsD
15 35 (1.01%) Kibana
16 32 (0.92%) WMI
17 27 (0.78%) SCSM
18 20 (0.58%) SCOrch
18 20 (0.58%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 1774 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 550 (15.85%) VMware
3 196 (5.65%) Oracle
4 187 (5.39%) Cisco
5 160 (4.61%) Citrix
6 136 (3.92%) Google
7 135 (3.89%) HP
8 92 (2.65%) NetApp
9 78 (2.25%) Xamarin
10 75 (2.16%) Dell
11 74 (2.13%) Sitecore
12 73 (2.10%) Rackspace
13 64 (1.84%) Apple
14 58 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
15 54 (1.56%) Red Hat
16 50 (1.44%) New Relic
17 43 (1.24%) Juniper
18 40 (1.15%) SAP
19 37 (1.07%) IBM
20 34 (0.98%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Car Allowance - £5,400, Fuel Card, M
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 -£100,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-55K DOE + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ealing, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ealing, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lancashire
Mason Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago