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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 130 217 402
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +185
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2294 1485 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.43% 1.49% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.35% 19.76% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2010 1225 514
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,675 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,300 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
9825 7515 5696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.40% 7.56% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8357 6170 4655
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +39 892 £57,500 -4.16% 178
South East +65 523 £50,000 +5.26% 114
Yorkshire +123 186 £45,000 +12.50% 21
East of England +64 176 £45,000 - 31
North West +43 151 £45,000 - 25
South West +39 115 £47,500 +18.75% 34
East Midlands +63 106 £43,000 +1.17% 9
West Midlands +24 101 £45,000 -14.28% 27
North East +16 32 £47,500 - 14
Midlands +12 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2265 (52.82%) Microsoft
2 1826 (42.58%) .NET
3 1700 (39.65%) C#
4 1645 (38.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1570 (36.61%) SQL Server
6 1541 (35.94%) Windows
7 1540 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
8 1270 (29.62%) SQL
9 1166 (27.19%) ASP.NET
10 1155 (26.94%) JavaScript
11 1092 (25.47%) MVC
12 834 (19.45%) CSS
13 830 (19.36%) HTML
14 821 (19.15%) MS Excel
15 809 (18.87%) VMware
16 751 (17.51%) ASP.NET MVC
17 730 (17.02%) Active Directory
18 725 (16.91%) Web Services
19 697 (16.25%) Office 365
20 637 (14.86%) TDD
21 615 (14.34%) Linux
22 610 (14.23%) Windows Server
23 602 (14.04%) Scrum
24 589 (13.74%) AngularJS
25 558 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
26 518 (12.08%) jQuery
27 515 (12.01%) PowerShell
28 508 (11.85%) Finance
29 506 (11.80%) Hyper-V
30 496 (11.57%) .NET Framework

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 407 (9.49%) SharePoint
2 288 (6.72%) IIS
3 285 (6.65%) Node.js
4 220 (5.13%) MS Exchange
5 184 (4.29%) Skype for Business
6 171 (3.99%) OpenStack
7 138 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
8 128 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
9 109 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 99 (2.31%) CMS
10 99 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 98 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 83 (1.94%) Apache
13 73 (1.70%) Tomcat
14 62 (1.45%) nginx
15 58 (1.35%) Umbraco
16 52 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
17 49 (1.14%) JBoss
18 45 (1.05%) CloudStack
18 45 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 821 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 141 (3.29%) MS Office
3 37 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 31 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 22 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.21%) MS Project
8 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.047%) InDesign
9 2 (0.047%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.023%) GIMP
10 1 (0.023%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 144 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
4 19 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.16%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.070%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.047%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.023%) assyst
8 1 (0.023%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.023%) Magento
8 1 (0.023%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.023%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.023%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.023%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1645 (38.36%) Amazon AWS
2 697 (16.25%) Office 365
3 282 (6.58%) IaaS
4 280 (6.53%) SaaS
5 210 (4.90%) PaaS
6 157 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
7 146 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 131 (3.06%) GitHub
9 112 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
10 50 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
10 50 (1.17%) Heroku
11 44 (1.03%) SoftLayer
12 38 (0.89%) Yammer
13 33 (0.77%) Amazon S3
13 33 (0.77%) Google App Engine
14 28 (0.65%) OpenShift
15 20 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
16 17 (0.40%) Bluemix
16 17 (0.40%) Google Apps
17 16 (0.37%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 418 (9.75%) Firewall
2 293 (6.83%) DNS
3 259 (6.04%) TCP/IP
4 239 (5.57%) SAN
5 208 (4.85%) LAN
6 205 (4.78%) WAN
7 173 (4.03%) VPN
8 169 (3.94%) Internet
9 134 (3.13%) DHCP
9 134 (3.13%) HTTP
10 121 (2.82%) Network Security
11 101 (2.36%) SSL
12 73 (1.70%) Skype
13 63 (1.47%) NAS
14 62 (1.45%) VLAN
15 45 (1.05%) IPsec
16 42 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
17 40 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
18 37 (0.86%) LDAP
18 37 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1570 (36.61%) SQL Server
2 388 (9.05%) NoSQL
3 328 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 306 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 269 (6.27%) MongoDB
6 265 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 242 (5.64%) Big Data
8 183 (4.27%) MySQL
9 180 (4.20%) Hadoop
10 169 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 159 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 135 (3.15%) Azure SQL Database
13 133 (3.10%) Relational Database
14 130 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
15 127 (2.96%) Redis
16 112 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
17 110 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
17 110 (2.57%) SQL Server 2014
18 83 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
19 81 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 369 (8.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 343 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 293 (6.83%) Visual Studio
4 177 (4.13%) NUnit
5 155 (3.61%) Jenkins
6 133 (3.10%) JIRA
7 132 (3.08%) TeamCity
8 125 (2.92%) SpecFlow
9 108 (2.52%) Subversion
10 105 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
11 60 (1.40%) Moq
12 55 (1.28%) Selenium
13 44 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 44 (1.03%) Cucumber
14 40 (0.93%) Jasmine
15 35 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 32 (0.75%) JUnit
17 30 (0.70%) CruiseControl
18 25 (0.58%) Bitbucket
18 25 (0.58%) MSBuild
General
1 508 (11.85%) Finance
2 181 (4.22%) Retail
3 169 (3.94%) Marketing
4 123 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 92 (2.15%) Banking
6 90 (2.10%) Games
7 88 (2.05%) Publishing
8 52 (1.21%) Advertising
9 51 (1.19%) Back Office
10 45 (1.05%) Legal
11 40 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 33 (0.77%) Electronics
13 30 (0.70%) Law
14 15 (0.35%) Front Office
15 13 (0.30%) Billing
16 10 (0.23%) Investment Banking
17 9 (0.21%) Local Government
17 9 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.19%) Automotive
19 6 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1619 (37.76%) Developer
2 887 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 741 (17.28%) C# Developer
4 578 (13.48%) Architect
5 545 (12.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 466 (10.87%) Senior Developer
7 367 (8.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 330 (7.70%) Consultant
9 277 (6.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 255 (5.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 252 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
12 248 (5.78%) SQL Developer
13 240 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 220 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
15 179 (4.17%) Azure Developer
16 177 (4.13%) Senior C# Developer
17 166 (3.87%) Software Engineer
18 165 (3.85%) Web Developer
19 156 (3.64%) Analyst
20 152 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1826 (42.58%) .NET
2 1166 (27.19%) ASP.NET
3 834 (19.45%) CSS
4 830 (19.36%) HTML
5 751 (17.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 725 (16.91%) Web Services
7 589 (13.74%) AngularJS
8 518 (12.08%) jQuery
9 496 (11.57%) .NET Framework
10 488 (11.38%) HTML5
11 481 (11.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 409 (9.54%) WCF
13 321 (7.49%) CSS3
14 319 (7.44%) Entity Framework
15 308 (7.18%) REST
16 243 (5.67%) WPF
17 224 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 205 (4.78%) XML
19 194 (4.52%) JSON
20 176 (4.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 303 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 232 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 202 (4.71%) User Experience
4 194 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 186 (4.34%) Hybrid Cloud
6 152 (3.54%) Mobile App
7 149 (3.47%) Public Cloud
8 140 (3.26%) Private Cloud
9 132 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
10 125 (2.92%) Visualisation
11 116 (2.71%) Clustering
12 109 (2.54%) Fintech
13 99 (2.31%) Replication
14 54 (1.26%) BYOD
15 51 (1.19%) Management Information System
16 50 (1.17%) N-Tier
17 48 (1.12%) Blog
18 46 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
19 41 (0.96%) Mathematics
20 40 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1541 (35.94%) Windows
2 615 (14.34%) Linux
3 610 (14.23%) Windows Server
4 346 (8.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 286 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 283 (6.60%) Android
7 252 (5.88%) Apple iOS
8 184 (4.29%) Unix
9 134 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 133 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 103 (2.40%) Windows 10
12 85 (1.98%) Windows 7
13 75 (1.75%) Windows 8
14 57 (1.33%) Mac OS X
15 47 (1.10%) CentOS
16 41 (0.96%) Ubuntu
17 38 (0.89%) Windows XP
18 27 (0.63%) Windows Phone
19 14 (0.33%) Debian
20 12 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1540 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1092 (25.47%) MVC
3 637 (14.86%) TDD
4 602 (14.04%) Scrum
5 473 (11.03%) Software Engineering
6 424 (9.89%) DevOps
7 412 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
8 392 (9.14%) ITIL
9 346 (8.07%) OO
10 319 (7.44%) E-Commerce
11 272 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
12 268 (6.25%) Mentoring
13 266 (6.20%) Presales
14 250 (5.83%) SOA
15 241 (5.62%) Migration
16 240 (5.60%) CRM
17 235 (5.48%) BDD
18 212 (4.94%) High Availability
19 205 (4.78%) Analytics
20 193 (4.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1700 (39.65%) C#
2 1270 (29.62%) SQL
3 1155 (26.94%) JavaScript
4 515 (12.01%) PowerShell
5 389 (9.07%) Java
6 302 (7.04%) T-SQL
7 220 (5.13%) Python
8 177 (4.13%) Ruby
9 169 (3.94%) Bash Shell
10 127 (2.96%) VB.NET
11 117 (2.73%) PHP
12 115 (2.68%) Perl
13 112 (2.61%) C++
14 83 (1.94%) Objective-C
15 69 (1.61%) C
16 55 (1.28%) TypeScript
17 48 (1.12%) VBA
18 47 (1.10%) R
19 45 (1.05%) Scala
19 45 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 397 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 355 (8.28%) Degree
3 253 (5.90%) MCSE
4 139 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
5 116 (2.71%) MCSA
6 97 (2.26%) Security Cleared
7 88 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 87 (2.03%) CCNA
9 73 (1.70%) SC Cleared
10 69 (1.61%) CCNP
11 64 (1.49%) MCITP
12 56 (1.31%) MCP
13 44 (1.03%) ISEB
14 42 (0.98%) MCSD
15 33 (0.77%) CCIE
16 31 (0.72%) PhD
17 25 (0.58%) CISSP
18 24 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
19 23 (0.54%) VCDX
20 22 (0.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (3.61%) QA
2 102 (2.38%) SLA
3 56 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 33 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 22 (0.51%) COBIT
7 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.093%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.047%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.047%) TickIT
10 1 (0.023%) FISMA
10 1 (0.023%) GCP
System Software
1 730 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 558 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 506 (11.80%) Hyper-V
4 203 (4.73%) Docker
5 168 (3.92%) vSphere
6 133 (3.10%) vCloud
7 67 (1.56%) XenApp
8 41 (0.96%) Terminal Services
9 35 (0.82%) BitLocker
10 25 (0.58%) Xen
11 24 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (0.47%) VMware ESX
13 16 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
14 15 (0.35%) NFS
15 12 (0.28%) XenDesktop
15 12 (0.28%) XenServer
16 11 (0.26%) VirtualBox
17 10 (0.23%) DFS Replication
18 9 (0.21%) Samba
19 8 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 287 (6.69%) Puppet
2 227 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
3 198 (4.62%) SCCM
4 131 (3.06%) SCOM
5 116 (2.71%) Ansible
6 98 (2.29%) Nagios
7 91 (2.12%) Windows Intune
8 72 (1.68%) Salt
9 63 (1.47%) SCVMM
10 62 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 53 (1.24%) WMI
12 42 (0.98%) FortiGate
13 36 (0.84%) SCSM
14 35 (0.82%) Cacti
15 33 (0.77%) Opsview
16 32 (0.75%) logstash
17 31 (0.72%) Kibana
18 30 (0.70%) Grafana
19 27 (0.63%) Graphite
20 24 (0.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 2265 (52.82%) Microsoft
2 809 (18.87%) VMware
3 349 (8.14%) Cisco
4 335 (7.81%) Oracle
5 256 (5.97%) Google
6 239 (5.57%) HP
7 177 (4.13%) Citrix
8 174 (4.06%) Red Hat
9 128 (2.99%) NetApp
10 124 (2.89%) Apple
11 114 (2.66%) Dell
12 95 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
13 86 (2.01%) SAP
14 82 (1.91%) Xamarin
15 73 (1.70%) Sitecore
16 65 (1.52%) F5
16 65 (1.52%) Rackspace
17 63 (1.47%) IBM
18 62 (1.45%) EMC
19 41 (0.96%) EPiServer
South East
IT Human Resources
Salary: £50k - £65k per annum + £5k Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Crowthorne, Berkshire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Alfen
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + great package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: Bonus, Conference Budget, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
CF Appointments
Salary: £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum £65-85k+ bonus bens etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £58000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus, Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus) +
Posted: 2 days ago