The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 80 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.68% 0.26% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.67% 23.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £47,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-0.55% -5.26%
Cloud Services Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
30 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.55% 1.14% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 14
Average salary £40,975 £34,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.76% -18.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Essex region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Essex

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Essex

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Chelmsford - 2 £36,850 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) jQuery
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (78.57%) CSS
3 11 (78.57%) VB.NET
3 11 (78.57%) MVC
4 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
5 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
5 8 (57.14%) Change Control
6 7 (50.00%) LAMP
6 7 (50.00%) PHP
6 7 (50.00%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (35.71%) Degree
8 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 4 (28.57%) Workflow
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
10 2 (14.29%) Web Development
10 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (14.29%) JSON
10 2 (14.29%) WCF
10 2 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (14.29%) Ajax
10 2 (14.29%) WinForms

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) jQuery
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (78.57%) CSS
4 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
5 7 (50.00%) LAMP
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) WCF
6 2 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) WinForms
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 8 (57.14%) Change Control
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) ERP
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) VB.NET
3 7 (50.00%) PHP
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft