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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.20% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.88% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 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
17 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.36% 0.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Marketing
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (25.00%) Logistics
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) Advertising
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) OOP
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Director
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
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