The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 67 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 13 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.85% 0.55% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.23% 20.00% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £34,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.18% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -
Microsoft Azure
Surrey

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

Cloud Services Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
43 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 6.13% 2.76% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 13
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,900 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Guildford

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Guildford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 29 (90.63%) C#
2 28 (87.50%) .NET
3 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (56.25%) .NET Framework
5 17 (53.13%) OO
6 15 (46.88%) Degree
6 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
6 15 (46.88%) Test Strategy
7 13 (40.63%) Analytics
7 13 (40.63%) Ranorex
7 13 (40.63%) WebDriver
7 13 (40.63%) Mathematics
7 13 (40.63%) QA
7 13 (40.63%) Selenium
7 13 (40.63%) TestComplete
7 13 (40.63%) Finance
7 13 (40.63%) RAD
7 13 (40.63%) Client/Server
7 13 (40.63%) WinRunner
7 13 (40.63%) SQL
7 13 (40.63%) Web Services
8 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
9 10 (31.25%) Data Management
9 10 (31.25%) WCF
9 10 (31.25%) Windows
10 9 (28.13%) MATLAB
10 9 (28.13%) Data Analysis
10 9 (28.13%) Big Data
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 5 (15.63%) CMS
1 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Big Data
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Ranorex
1 13 (40.63%) WebDriver
1 13 (40.63%) Selenium
1 13 (40.63%) TestComplete
1 13 (40.63%) WinRunner
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Automation Tester
2 13 (40.63%) Automation Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) QA Automation Engineer
2 13 (40.63%) Automation Engineer
2 13 (40.63%) QA Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Consultant
2 13 (40.63%) Automation Test Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Test Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Tester
2 13 (40.63%) Consultant
2 13 (40.63%) C# Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Test Engineer
2 13 (40.63%) Test Consultant
2 13 (40.63%) QA Engineer
3 12 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Technologist
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 18 (56.25%) .NET Framework
3 13 (40.63%) Web Services
4 10 (31.25%) WCF
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.75%) CSS
6 5 (15.63%) XSLT
6 5 (15.63%) WF
7 4 (12.50%) WPF
7 4 (12.50%) jQuery
7 4 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (6.25%) COM
9 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (3.13%) CSS3
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Mathematics
1 13 (40.63%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Xbox
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) OO
3 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
3 15 (46.88%) Test Strategy
4 13 (40.63%) Analytics
4 13 (40.63%) RAD
5 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
6 10 (31.25%) Data Management
7 9 (28.13%) Data Analysis
8 6 (18.75%) Scrum
8 6 (18.75%) MVC
9 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
9 5 (15.63%) TDD
10 4 (12.50%) BDD
10 4 (12.50%) MVVM
10 4 (12.50%) OOD
11 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
12 1 (3.13%) ITIL
12 1 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) MATLAB
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Dell
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) Veeam