The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.19% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.22% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +8.88%
Microsoft Azure
North West

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

Cloud Services Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
27 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.35% 1.01% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 1
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Blackburn - 2 £42,500 - 1
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (33.33%) MSTest

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) MSTest
1 2 (33.33%) Moq
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft