The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 59 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.11% 3.87% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.67% 36.36% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 0
Average salary £56,250 £33,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
Microsoft Azure
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Cloud Services Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
75 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.59% 10.65% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 71 32 23
Average salary £48,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Ipswich

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) R
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) IPv6

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) IPv6
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) R
2 2 (40.00%) Tcl
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) F5
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft