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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 162 157 143
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 23 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.61% 0.35% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 27.78% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 15
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
92 36 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.43% 1.25% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 84 31 59
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (53.23%) Linux
2 29 (46.77%) Windows
3 28 (45.16%) UNIX
3 28 (45.16%) ITIL
3 28 (45.16%) OpenStack
4 27 (43.55%) E-Commerce
4 27 (43.55%) OpenView
4 27 (43.55%) HP
4 27 (43.55%) Incident Management
5 23 (37.10%) Nagios
5 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
6 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (32.26%) SQL
8 18 (29.03%) HTML
8 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
8 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
8 18 (29.03%) CSS
8 18 (29.03%) CRM
9 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
9 17 (27.42%) C#
9 17 (27.42%) .NET
9 17 (27.42%) Office 365
10 15 (24.19%) IIS
10 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
11 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (20.97%) Dynamics CRM
12 13 (20.97%) .NET Framework
12 13 (20.97%) WCF
13 12 (19.35%) MCSE
14 11 (17.74%) Lync

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 28 (45.16%) OpenStack
2 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
2 15 (24.19%) IIS
3 11 (17.74%) Lync
4 9 (14.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (14.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (14.52%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.84%) Apache
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.42%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) PBX
2 5 (8.06%) SAN
2 5 (8.06%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (8.06%) NetScaler
3 4 (6.45%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.84%) HTTP
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (6.45%) MSTest
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Systems Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Developer
3 9 (14.52%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) Sales Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Web Development Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Network Operations Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Development Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Operations Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Network Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Web Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Lead Web Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Specialist
8 1 (1.61%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) CSS
1 18 (29.03%) HTML
2 17 (27.42%) .NET
2 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
3 13 (20.97%) WCF
3 13 (20.97%) .NET Framework
4 9 (14.52%) Ajax
5 8 (12.90%) jQuery
6 4 (6.45%) RESTful
6 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.45%) HTML5
6 4 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (6.45%) REST
6 4 (6.45%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (6.45%) ADO.NET
6 4 (6.45%) SOAP
6 4 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) Linux
2 29 (46.77%) Windows
3 28 (45.16%) UNIX
4 1 (1.61%) Fedora
4 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.61%) CentOS
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) ITIL
2 27 (43.55%) E-Commerce
2 27 (43.55%) Incident Management
3 18 (29.03%) CRM
4 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.52%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (14.52%) OO
6 8 (12.90%) MVC
6 8 (12.90%) Change Control
7 6 (9.68%) Identity Management
8 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
9 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.45%) Kanban
9 4 (6.45%) TDD
9 4 (6.45%) Scrum
10 3 (4.84%) Release Management
10 3 (4.84%) Security Testing
10 3 (4.84%) Network Management
11 2 (3.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.42%) C#
4 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.90%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.45%) VB
7 1 (1.61%) Java
7 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.35%) MCSE
3 9 (14.52%) MCTS
3 9 (14.52%) MCP
3 9 (14.52%) MCAD
3 9 (14.52%) MCSD
4 6 (9.68%) MCITP
5 5 (8.06%) MCSA
5 5 (8.06%) CCNA
5 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) XenServer
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (43.55%) OpenView
2 23 (37.10%) Nagios
3 5 (8.06%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.61%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) HP
2 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco
3 5 (8.06%) Citrix
3 5 (8.06%) Juniper
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.61%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.61%) SaltStack