The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 73 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 14 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.29% 0.18% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 58.33% 8.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Cloud Services Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
24 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.21% 2.11% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 12
Average salary £47,250 £37,500 £35,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% +4.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 - 1 £39,450 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (94.12%) .NET
1 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET
2 15 (88.24%) VB.NET
3 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
4 13 (76.47%) .NET Framework
5 12 (70.59%) MVC
6 11 (64.71%) C#
6 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
6 11 (64.71%) jQuery
6 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (58.82%) CSS
8 9 (52.94%) SQL
8 9 (52.94%) Change Control
8 9 (52.94%) Risk Management
9 7 (41.18%) Degree
9 7 (41.18%) LAMP
9 7 (41.18%) PHP
10 6 (35.29%) Workflow
10 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (29.41%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
12 2 (11.76%) Windows
12 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
12 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
12 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
13 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
13 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
13 1 (5.88%) Windows 7

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
1 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET
2 13 (76.47%) .NET Framework
3 11 (64.71%) jQuery
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (58.82%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) LAMP
6 1 (5.88%) LINQ
6 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (5.88%) COM
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) MVC
2 9 (52.94%) Change Control
2 9 (52.94%) Risk Management
3 6 (35.29%) Workflow
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) MOF
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) VB.NET
2 11 (64.71%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Intune
1 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
1 1 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (5.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Dell