The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 172 149 138
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 14 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.34% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.28% 28.13% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 21
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
West Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
81 32 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.13% 1.21% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 67 28 63
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 33 (55.93%) Linux
1 33 (55.93%) OpenStack
2 31 (52.54%) ITIL
3 30 (50.85%) E-Commerce
3 30 (50.85%) Incident Management
4 29 (49.15%) OpenView
4 29 (49.15%) HP
5 28 (47.46%) UNIX
6 24 (40.68%) Nagios
7 20 (33.90%) Windows
8 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
9 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
10 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
10 10 (16.95%) CSS
10 10 (16.95%) C#
10 10 (16.95%) HTML
10 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
10 10 (16.95%) SQL
10 10 (16.95%) .NET
10 10 (16.95%) CRM
10 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
11 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
11 9 (15.25%) MCSE
11 9 (15.25%) IIS
11 9 (15.25%) Change Control
11 9 (15.25%) Lync
12 8 (13.56%) Office 365
12 8 (13.56%) jQuery
12 8 (13.56%) VB.NET

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 33 (55.93%) OpenStack
2 9 (15.25%) IIS
2 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.25%) Lync
3 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.78%) Apache
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) SAN
1 5 (8.47%) Firewall
1 5 (8.47%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (8.47%) NetScaler
2 4 (6.78%) Unified Communications
2 4 (6.78%) PBX
3 3 (5.08%) HTTP
3 3 (5.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (6.78%) MSTest
General
1 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Web Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Network Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Operations Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Network Operations Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Web Development Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Web Manager
6 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Lead Web Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
1 10 (16.95%) CSS
1 10 (16.95%) HTML
1 10 (16.95%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) jQuery
3 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.47%) WCF
4 4 (6.78%) JSON
4 4 (6.78%) ADO.NET
4 4 (6.78%) RESTful
4 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (6.78%) HTML5
4 4 (6.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (6.78%) REST
4 4 (6.78%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (6.78%) SOAP
4 4 (6.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.93%) Linux
2 28 (47.46%) UNIX
3 20 (33.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) ITIL
2 30 (50.85%) E-Commerce
2 30 (50.85%) Incident Management
3 10 (16.95%) CRM
4 9 (15.25%) Change Control
4 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
5 8 (13.56%) MVC
6 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.47%) TDD
7 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.47%) Network Management
8 4 (6.78%) Release Management
8 4 (6.78%) Security Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.78%) Kanban
8 4 (6.78%) Scrum
8 4 (6.78%) Identity Management
9 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.39%) Data Management
11 1 (1.69%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) C#
1 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) VB.NET
3 4 (6.78%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.25%) MCSE
3 5 (8.47%) MCSA
3 5 (8.47%) CCNA
3 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.78%) MCITP
5 1 (1.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) MCTS
5 1 (1.69%) MCP
5 1 (1.69%) MCAD
5 1 (1.69%) MCSD
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (49.15%) OpenView
2 24 (40.68%) Nagios
3 5 (8.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) HP
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.47%) Cisco
3 5 (8.47%) Citrix
3 5 (8.47%) Juniper
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