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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 194 331 422
Rank change year-on-year
+137 +91
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1576 902 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.58% 0.82% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.61% 13.41% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 763 514
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
8036 6727 4382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 8.06% 6.13% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6504 5568 3751
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +177 769 £57,500 +4.54% 116
South East +22 289 £45,000 -5.26% 37
East of England +53 122 £45,000 +12.50% 25
Yorkshire +20 107 £45,000 +5.88% 12
West Midlands +40 73 £42,500 +21.42% 21
North West +19 69 £42,500 +10.38% 19
South West +36 67 £40,000 -27.27% 21
East Midlands +50 54 £32,500 -27.77% 5
North East 0 20 £32,500 +4.83% 12
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1639 (52.87%) .NET
2 1624 (52.39%) Microsoft
3 1479 (47.71%) C#
4 1362 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1349 (43.52%) SQL Server
6 1206 (38.90%) Windows
7 1193 (38.48%) Amazon AWS
8 1138 (36.71%) ASP.NET
9 1065 (34.35%) JavaScript
10 1043 (33.65%) MVC
11 953 (30.74%) SQL
12 855 (27.58%) HTML
13 725 (23.39%) MS Excel
14 722 (23.29%) CSS
15 680 (21.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 670 (21.61%) TDD
17 584 (18.84%) Office 365
18 553 (17.84%) jQuery
19 550 (17.74%) Scrum
20 548 (17.68%) .NET Framework
21 528 (17.03%) Web Services
22 463 (14.94%) SharePoint
23 454 (14.65%) Active Directory
24 449 (14.48%) ASP.NET Web API
25 441 (14.23%) VMware
26 420 (13.55%) Entity Framework
27 412 (13.29%) Finance
28 407 (13.13%) WCF
29 373 (12.03%) AngularJS
30 363 (11.71%) IIS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 463 (14.94%) SharePoint
2 363 (11.71%) IIS
3 227 (7.32%) MS Exchange
4 202 (6.52%) Lync
5 126 (4.06%) BizTalk Server
6 118 (3.81%) CMS
7 117 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 117 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 96 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 88 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
10 86 (2.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 79 (2.55%) Node.js
12 73 (2.35%) Apache
13 67 (2.16%) OpenStack
14 59 (1.90%) Apache Solr
15 51 (1.65%) nginx
16 48 (1.55%) NServiceBus
17 36 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
18 31 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
18 31 (1.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 725 (23.39%) MS Excel
2 129 (4.16%) MS Office
3 22 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.48%) InfoPath
5 14 (0.45%) MS Project
6 12 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.16%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.13%) SPSS
9 4 (0.13%) GIMP
10 2 (0.065%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 177 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.03%) Sophis RISQUE
3 14 (0.45%) assyst
4 12 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.065%) Tridion
7 2 (0.065%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.032%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.032%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1193 (38.48%) Amazon AWS
2 584 (18.84%) Office 365
3 184 (5.94%) IaaS
4 146 (4.71%) SaaS
5 143 (4.61%) PaaS
6 135 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (1.58%) GitHub
8 46 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 36 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 26 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (0.81%) Amazon S3
12 24 (0.77%) Terremark
13 22 (0.71%) Google Apps
14 21 (0.68%) Heroku
15 20 (0.65%) Yammer
16 19 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 18 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 16 (0.52%) Google Analytics
19 11 (0.35%) CodePlex
20 9 (0.29%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 168 (5.42%) SAN
2 161 (5.19%) Firewall
3 126 (4.06%) DNS
4 94 (3.03%) WAN
5 84 (2.71%) TCP/IP
6 77 (2.48%) VPN
7 68 (2.19%) Internet
8 67 (2.16%) HTTP
9 63 (2.03%) LAN
10 53 (1.71%) Network Security
11 48 (1.55%) Unified Communications
12 46 (1.48%) DHCP
13 41 (1.32%) NAS
13 41 (1.32%) SSL
14 30 (0.97%) iSCSI
15 25 (0.81%) SMTP
16 24 (0.77%) VLAN
17 22 (0.71%) Wireless
18 21 (0.68%) Intranet
19 20 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1349 (43.52%) SQL Server
2 327 (10.55%) NoSQL
3 266 (8.58%) MongoDB
4 241 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 202 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 180 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 171 (5.52%) MySQL
8 165 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 149 (4.81%) Azure SQL Database
10 140 (4.52%) Big Data
11 124 (4.00%) RavenDB
12 117 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
13 92 (2.97%) CouchDB
14 84 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 80 (2.58%) Oracle Database
16 79 (2.55%) Relational Database
17 54 (1.74%) Hadoop
18 53 (1.71%) Couchbase
19 49 (1.58%) QlikView
20 39 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 326 (10.52%) Git (software)
2 297 (9.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 291 (9.39%) Visual Studio
4 212 (6.84%) NUnit
5 190 (6.13%) TeamCity
6 118 (3.81%) Subversion
7 105 (3.39%) Jenkins
8 92 (2.97%) JIRA
9 58 (1.87%) Moq
10 52 (1.68%) ReSharper
11 50 (1.61%) MSTest
12 46 (1.48%) Selenium
13 45 (1.45%) MSBuild
14 38 (1.23%) Jasmine
15 32 (1.03%) CruiseControl
16 31 (1.00%) NCrunch
16 31 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
17 30 (0.97%) Mercurial
18 29 (0.94%) SpecFlow
19 26 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 412 (13.29%) Finance
2 268 (8.65%) Retail
3 96 (3.10%) Banking
4 81 (2.61%) Marketing
5 77 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 65 (2.10%) French Language
7 44 (1.42%) Games
8 42 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 39 (1.26%) Legal
10 38 (1.23%) Advertising
10 38 (1.23%) Publishing
11 35 (1.13%) Back Office
12 26 (0.84%) Automotive
13 14 (0.45%) Law
14 12 (0.39%) Electronics
15 7 (0.23%) Billing
16 3 (0.097%) Local Government
16 3 (0.097%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.097%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1296 (41.81%) Developer
2 621 (20.03%) .NET Developer
3 441 (14.23%) Architect
4 421 (13.58%) C# Developer
5 303 (9.77%) Consultant
6 300 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 249 (8.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 187 (6.03%) Senior .NET Developer
9 139 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
10 128 (4.13%) Software Developer
10 128 (4.13%) Web Developer
11 124 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 123 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
13 107 (3.45%) Software Engineer
14 106 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
15 100 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 87 (2.81%) Technical Architect
17 84 (2.71%) DBA
18 82 (2.65%) SQL DBA
19 80 (2.58%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1639 (52.87%) .NET
2 1138 (36.71%) ASP.NET
3 855 (27.58%) HTML
4 722 (23.29%) CSS
5 680 (21.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 553 (17.84%) jQuery
7 548 (17.68%) .NET Framework
8 528 (17.03%) Web Services
9 449 (14.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 420 (13.55%) Entity Framework
11 407 (13.13%) WCF
12 373 (12.03%) AngularJS
13 362 (11.68%) HTML5
14 266 (8.58%) XML
15 241 (7.77%) KnockoutJS
16 180 (5.81%) REST
17 175 (5.65%) Ajax
18 173 (5.58%) JSON
19 170 (5.48%) LINQ
20 143 (4.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 212 (6.84%) Mobile App
2 209 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 173 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 160 (5.16%) Private Cloud
5 128 (4.13%) Public Cloud
6 111 (3.58%) User Experience
7 91 (2.94%) Open Source
8 88 (2.84%) Replication
9 74 (2.39%) Clustering
10 67 (2.16%) Management Information System
11 63 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
12 59 (1.90%) Blog
13 58 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
14 48 (1.55%) Algorithms
15 46 (1.48%) Data Structures
16 39 (1.26%) Blackberry
17 34 (1.10%) N-Tier
18 33 (1.06%) Visualisation
18 33 (1.06%) Client/Server
18 33 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1206 (38.90%) Windows
2 292 (9.42%) Linux
2 292 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 250 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 138 (4.45%) Android
5 115 (3.71%) Apple iOS
6 84 (2.71%) Windows 7
7 77 (2.48%) Windows 8
8 62 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (1.61%) Ubuntu
10 47 (1.52%) UNIX
11 34 (1.10%) Windows Phone
12 31 (1.00%) CentOS
13 29 (0.94%) Windows XP
14 25 (0.81%) Debian
15 24 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.32%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
17 9 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
18 8 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1362 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1043 (33.65%) MVC
3 670 (21.61%) TDD
4 550 (17.74%) Scrum
5 348 (11.23%) DevOps
6 320 (10.32%) OO
7 307 (9.90%) Software Engineering
8 300 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 265 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
10 262 (8.45%) Web Development
11 245 (7.90%) CRM
12 227 (7.32%) SOA
13 214 (6.90%) Mentoring
14 195 (6.29%) ITIL
15 181 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
16 180 (5.81%) BDD
17 173 (5.58%) Project Management
18 164 (5.29%) Migration
19 141 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
20 140 (4.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1479 (47.71%) C#
2 1065 (34.35%) JavaScript
3 953 (30.74%) SQL
4 337 (10.87%) PowerShell
5 273 (8.81%) Java
6 225 (7.26%) T-SQL
7 111 (3.58%) Python
8 109 (3.52%) C++
9 105 (3.39%) VB.NET
10 103 (3.32%) Ruby
11 88 (2.84%) PHP
12 84 (2.71%) Bash Shell
13 82 (2.65%) C
14 68 (2.19%) Perl
15 64 (2.06%) ActionScript 3.0
15 64 (2.06%) ActionScript
16 59 (1.90%) VB
17 37 (1.19%) Objective-C
17 37 (1.19%) VBA
18 31 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 304 (9.81%) Degree
2 274 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 140 (4.52%) MCSE
4 94 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 90 (2.90%) SC Cleared
6 86 (2.77%) MCSA
7 71 (2.29%) MCITP
8 61 (1.97%) MCSD
9 56 (1.81%) MCP
10 54 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 52 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
12 51 (1.65%) MCTS
13 45 (1.45%) CCNA
14 39 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
15 30 (0.97%) DV Cleared
16 29 (0.94%) MCAD
17 26 (0.84%) MCPD
18 22 (0.71%) AWS Certification
19 20 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 18 (0.58%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (3.39%) QA
2 62 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (1.74%) SLA
4 32 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.65%) FISMA
6 7 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.097%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.032%) COBIT
System Software
1 454 (14.65%) Active Directory
2 317 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 285 (9.19%) Hyper-V
4 133 (4.29%) vSphere
5 67 (2.16%) XenApp
5 67 (2.16%) vCloud
6 50 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (1.03%) Docker
8 27 (0.87%) KVM
9 26 (0.84%) Varnish
10 23 (0.74%) VMware ESX
11 22 (0.71%) GlusterFS
11 22 (0.71%) Samba
11 22 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
12 19 (0.61%) XenDesktop
13 15 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 13 (0.42%) Terminal Services
15 12 (0.39%) Xen
16 10 (0.32%) Apache Flume
17 9 (0.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 187 (6.03%) Puppet
1 187 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
2 152 (4.90%) SCCM
3 106 (3.42%) SCOM
4 64 (2.06%) ZABBIX
5 55 (1.77%) Windows Intune
6 53 (1.71%) SCVMM
6 53 (1.71%) Nagios
6 53 (1.71%) logstash
7 52 (1.68%) Graphite
8 46 (1.48%) Ansible
9 43 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 42 (1.35%) Kibana
11 40 (1.29%) HAProxy
12 34 (1.10%) StatsD
13 30 (0.97%) Vagrant
14 26 (0.84%) SCDPM
15 18 (0.58%) SCOrch
16 13 (0.42%) Cacti
16 13 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1624 (52.39%) Microsoft
2 441 (14.23%) VMware
3 227 (7.32%) Oracle
4 183 (5.90%) Cisco
5 142 (4.58%) Citrix
6 126 (4.06%) Google
7 122 (3.94%) HP
8 101 (3.26%) NetApp
9 84 (2.71%) Xamarin
10 63 (2.03%) Rackspace
11 61 (1.97%) Dell
11 61 (1.97%) New Relic
12 55 (1.77%) Sitecore
12 55 (1.77%) Juniper
13 33 (1.06%) Telerik
14 29 (0.94%) SAP
14 29 (0.94%) Tableau
15 27 (0.87%) CommVault
16 26 (0.84%) Riverbed
16 26 (0.84%) hybris
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