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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 140 149 144
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 45 38 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.29% 1.03% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.94% 30.65% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 3
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +3.48%
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
188 124 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 5.39% 3.37% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 135 95 64
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 July 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 65 (74.71%) .NET
2 59 (67.82%) C#
3 58 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 49 (56.32%) SQL
5 44 (50.57%) SQL Server
6 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (41.38%) E-Commerce
8 30 (34.48%) Visual Studio
8 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
9 28 (32.18%) T-SQL
10 26 (29.89%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (28.74%) .NET Framework
12 24 (27.59%) Scrum
12 24 (27.59%) AngularJS
13 21 (24.14%) MVC
14 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
14 20 (22.99%) TDD
14 20 (22.99%) Product Management
14 20 (22.99%) RabbitMQ
14 20 (22.99%) Sitecore
14 20 (22.99%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (22.99%) KnockoutJS
14 20 (22.99%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (20.69%) WCF
15 18 (20.69%) HTML
15 18 (20.69%) CRM
15 18 (20.69%) SharePoint
16 17 (19.54%) Entity Framework
17 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.79%) OpenStack
2 12 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (10.34%) IIS
4 5 (5.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (5.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.30%) Lync
6 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.30%) Node.js
6 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.15%) CMS
7 1 (1.15%) Drupal
7 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.89%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.49%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) DNS
1 2 (2.30%) SAN
1 2 (2.30%) DMZ
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) MPLS
2 1 (1.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.15%) VoIP
2 1 (1.15%) WAN
2 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (50.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (22.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (34.48%) Visual Studio
2 15 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (9.20%) MSTest
3 8 (9.20%) Moq
3 8 (9.20%) NUnit
4 3 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.30%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (2.30%) Subversion
5 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (3.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Games
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (74.71%) Developer
2 48 (55.17%) .NET Developer
3 28 (32.18%) Senior Developer
4 27 (31.03%) Senior .NET Developer
5 12 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (5.75%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 5 (5.75%) CRM Developer
8 4 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 2 (2.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (74.71%) .NET
2 58 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 25 (28.74%) .NET Framework
4 24 (27.59%) AngularJS
5 20 (22.99%) KnockoutJS
5 20 (22.99%) RabbitMQ
6 18 (20.69%) WCF
6 18 (20.69%) HTML
7 17 (19.54%) Entity Framework
8 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (16.09%) CSS
10 13 (14.94%) jQuery
11 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (9.20%) Ninject
12 8 (9.20%) Silverlight
13 7 (8.05%) Ajax
14 6 (6.90%) Web Services
14 6 (6.90%) XML
14 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (5.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
1 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.45%) User Experience
2 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.30%) HP Storage
2 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.30%) Clustering
2 2 (2.30%) SecurID
3 1 (1.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Linux
2 13 (14.94%) Windows
3 12 (13.79%) UNIX
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.30%) Debian
5 2 (2.30%) Android
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.38%) E-Commerce
3 24 (27.59%) Scrum
4 21 (24.14%) MVC
5 20 (22.99%) Product Management
5 20 (22.99%) TDD
5 20 (22.99%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (20.69%) CRM
7 13 (14.94%) Mentoring
7 13 (14.94%) Coaching
8 12 (13.79%) Incident Management
8 12 (13.79%) ITIL
9 11 (12.64%) SOA
10 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (9.20%) UML
11 8 (9.20%) OO
11 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (5.75%) User Stories
12 5 (5.75%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.75%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 59 (67.82%) C#
2 49 (56.32%) SQL
3 28 (32.18%) T-SQL
4 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.45%) VB6
6 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (1.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.75%) MCTS
2 5 (5.75%) MCP
2 5 (5.75%) MCAD
2 5 (5.75%) MCSD
3 3 (3.45%) Degree
3 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) MCSE
4 2 (2.30%) MCITP
4 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.30%) vSphere
4 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) OpenView
1 12 (13.79%) Nagios
2 4 (4.60%) SCCM
2 4 (4.60%) SCOM
3 2 (2.30%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.99%) Sitecore
3 15 (17.24%) VMware
4 14 (16.09%) HP
5 2 (2.30%) CommVault
5 2 (2.30%) NetApp
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.30%) Veeam
5 2 (2.30%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.30%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle
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