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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 147 175 153
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 21 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.62% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.63% 5.63% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 5
Average salary £52,500 £36,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.82% -23.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
107 71 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.15% 2.14% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 97 59 63
Average salary £51,250 £36,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.41% +32.72%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 28 January 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (62.22%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Office 365
3 26 (57.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (55.56%) CRM
4 25 (55.56%) SQL
5 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 24 (53.33%) .NET
5 24 (53.33%) SharePoint
5 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (51.11%) Ajax
6 23 (51.11%) MCTS
6 23 (51.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 23 (51.11%) .NET Framework
6 23 (51.11%) WCF
6 23 (51.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (51.11%) OOA/OOD
6 23 (51.11%) OO
6 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
6 23 (51.11%) BizTalk Server
6 23 (51.11%) MCP
6 23 (51.11%) MCAD
6 23 (51.11%) MCSD
6 23 (51.11%) IIS
6 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
6 23 (51.11%) CSS
6 23 (51.11%) T-SQL
6 23 (51.11%) C#
6 23 (51.11%) HTML
6 23 (51.11%) SharePoint 2013

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 24 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 23 (51.11%) BizTalk Server
2 23 (51.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 23 (51.11%) IIS
2 23 (51.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (31.11%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.44%) Lync
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (62.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) PBX
2 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (51.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 23 (51.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Account Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Account Director
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Account Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) .NET
2 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
2 23 (51.11%) CSS
2 23 (51.11%) Ajax
2 23 (51.11%) .NET Framework
2 23 (51.11%) WCF
2 23 (51.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) iPad
1 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) CentOS
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Fedora
5 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) CRM
2 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (51.11%) OOA/OOD
3 23 (51.11%) OO
4 14 (31.11%) ITIL
4 14 (31.11%) Incident Management
4 14 (31.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.44%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.22%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) T-SQL
2 23 (51.11%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (51.11%) MCTS
2 23 (51.11%) MCP
2 23 (51.11%) MCAD
2 23 (51.11%) MCSD
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) MCSE
5 2 (4.44%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) OpenView
1 14 (31.11%) Nagios
2 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) SCOM
2 3 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 3 (6.67%) SCDPM
2 3 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.22%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.22%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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