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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 163 150 138
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 20 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.54% 0.19% 0.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.39% 13.51% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 21
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -
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
82 37 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.22% 1.39% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 67 33 56
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £54,000
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 27 August 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 31 (53.45%) Linux
2 29 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 27 (46.55%) ITIL
4 26 (44.83%) E-Commerce
4 26 (44.83%) Incident Management
5 25 (43.10%) OpenView
5 25 (43.10%) HP
6 24 (41.38%) UNIX
7 22 (37.93%) Windows
8 20 (34.48%) Nagios
9 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
10 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
11 12 (20.69%) MCSE
11 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
12 11 (18.97%) CRM
12 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
12 11 (18.97%) HTML
12 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
12 11 (18.97%) Lync
12 11 (18.97%) Change Control
13 10 (17.24%) C#
13 10 (17.24%) .NET
13 10 (17.24%) IIS
13 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
13 10 (17.24%) CSS
14 9 (15.52%) SQL
14 9 (15.52%) MVC
14 9 (15.52%) jQuery
15 8 (13.79%) VB.NET

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 29 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 11 (18.97%) Lync
2 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
3 10 (17.24%) IIS
4 4 (6.90%) Apache
4 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) SAN
1 7 (12.07%) Firewall
1 7 (12.07%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (12.07%) NetScaler
2 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
2 4 (6.90%) PBX
3 3 (5.17%) HTTP
3 3 (5.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (5.17%) MySQL
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (6.90%) MSTest
2 2 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Operations Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Network Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Network Operations Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Sales Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Web Development Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Web Manager
7 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) IT Services Manager
8 2 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) HTML
2 10 (17.24%) .NET
2 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
2 10 (17.24%) CSS
3 9 (15.52%) jQuery
4 5 (8.62%) Web Services
4 5 (8.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.90%) JSON
5 4 (6.90%) WCF
5 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (6.90%) REST
5 4 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (6.90%) SOAP
5 4 (6.90%) ADO.NET
5 4 (6.90%) RESTful
5 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (6.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (53.45%) Linux
2 24 (41.38%) UNIX
3 22 (37.93%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) CentOS
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) ITIL
2 26 (44.83%) E-Commerce
2 26 (44.83%) Incident Management
3 11 (18.97%) Change Control
3 11 (18.97%) CRM
3 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
4 9 (15.52%) MVC
5 5 (8.62%) TDD
5 5 (8.62%) Network Management
5 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.90%) Release Management
6 4 (6.90%) Security Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.90%) Kanban
6 4 (6.90%) Scrum
6 4 (6.90%) Identity Management
6 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
2 10 (17.24%) C#
3 9 (15.52%) SQL
4 8 (13.79%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.90%) VB
6 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) MCSE
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.07%) MCSA
2 7 (12.07%) CCNA
2 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.62%) MCITP
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
1 7 (12.07%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (43.10%) OpenView
2 20 (34.48%) Nagios
3 7 (12.07%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) HP
2 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.07%) Cisco
3 7 (12.07%) Citrix
3 7 (12.07%) Juniper
4 2 (3.45%) Dell
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