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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 44 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.75% 0.44% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.38% 6.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
21 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.25% 6.84% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 3
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £22,875 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £29,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram 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 29 April 2016. 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 - 6 £45,250 -
Burnley - 3 £32,500 -
Preston - 1 £25,000 -
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
1 10 (90.91%) OO
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
1 10 (90.91%) Scrum
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
1 10 (90.91%) jQuery
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (90.91%) JSON
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) iPad
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 6 (54.55%) REST
3 6 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (54.55%) Pair Programming
3 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (54.55%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) Unix

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (36.36%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MSTest
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) C# Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Senior C# Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Senior Developer
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (27.27%) ASP Developer
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Senior ASP Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Pensions Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
1 10 (90.91%) jQuery
1 10 (90.91%) JSON
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) REST
3 6 (54.55%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) Ajax
4 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
4 4 (36.36%) Sass
4 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) iPad
2 4 (36.36%) Fintech
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
1 10 (90.91%) OO
1 10 (90.91%) Scrum
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) BDD
2 6 (54.55%) Pair Programming
3 4 (36.36%) Kanban
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
3 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) SOLID
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter