The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 140 150 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.28% 0.19% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.73% 13.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £42,250 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.68% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Cloud Services Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
51 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.06% 1.43% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 16
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £78,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Watford - 7 £42,250 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (60.00%) Web Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) MCITP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) MCTS
4 3 (30.00%) Apple
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) MCP
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) MCSE
4 3 (30.00%) MCSA
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) HTML

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) Drupal
2 2 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Sales Executive
2 2 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Sales Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) W3C
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCITP
2 3 (30.00%) MCTS
2 3 (30.00%) MCP
2 3 (30.00%) MCSE
2 3 (30.00%) MCSA
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) EPiServer
3 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus