The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 138 143 132
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 49 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.35% 0.039% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.18% 2.63% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 44 1 16
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £45,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
119 38 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.28% 1.49% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 103 33 42
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £20,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
West Yorkshire

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 11 July 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (48.44%) Linux
2 29 (45.31%) Windows
3 27 (42.19%) ITIL
4 26 (40.63%) OpenStack
5 24 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 23 (35.94%) Incident Management
7 22 (34.38%) OpenView
7 22 (34.38%) HP
8 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
8 21 (32.81%) UNIX
9 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
10 18 (28.13%) MCSE
10 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (26.56%) SharePoint
11 17 (26.56%) Nagios
11 17 (26.56%) Service Delivery
11 17 (26.56%) Lync
12 14 (21.88%) Change Control
12 14 (21.88%) CRM
13 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
13 13 (20.31%) .NET
13 13 (20.31%) IIS
13 13 (20.31%) Firewall
14 12 (18.75%) C#
15 11 (17.19%) HTML
15 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
15 11 (17.19%) SQL
15 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
16 10 (15.63%) Citrix
16 10 (15.63%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 26 (40.63%) OpenStack
2 17 (26.56%) Lync
2 17 (26.56%) SharePoint
3 13 (20.31%) IIS
4 9 (14.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.25%) Apache
7 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Office
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Office 365
2 6 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Firewall
2 10 (15.63%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (15.63%) SAN
2 10 (15.63%) NetScaler
3 7 (10.94%) Unified Communications
4 4 (6.25%) PBX
5 3 (4.69%) SMTP
5 3 (4.69%) DHCP
5 3 (4.69%) HTTP
5 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.69%) VPN
5 3 (4.69%) DNS
5 3 (4.69%) SSL
5 3 (4.69%) Internet
5 3 (4.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (4.69%) MySQL
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.56%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.25%) MSTest
3 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (12.50%) Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Web Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Operations Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Network Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Network Operations Manager
6 5 (7.81%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.81%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.81%) IT Services Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Service Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Sales Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Web Development Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) .NET
2 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
2 11 (17.19%) HTML
3 10 (15.63%) CSS
4 9 (14.06%) jQuery
5 7 (10.94%) Web Services
6 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.25%) HTML5
7 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (6.25%) REST
7 4 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (6.25%) JSON
7 4 (6.25%) WCF
7 4 (6.25%) RESTful
7 4 (6.25%) Middleware
7 4 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Clustering
2 5 (7.81%) EqualLogic
3 3 (4.69%) iPad
3 3 (4.69%) iPhone
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (48.44%) Linux
2 29 (45.31%) Windows
3 21 (32.81%) UNIX
4 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.81%) CentOS
5 5 (7.81%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.69%) Android
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) ITIL
2 24 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 23 (35.94%) Incident Management
4 17 (26.56%) Service Delivery
5 14 (21.88%) CRM
5 14 (21.88%) Change Control
6 10 (15.63%) MVC
7 8 (12.50%) Load Balancing
8 7 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (7.81%) Network Management
9 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
9 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (7.81%) Business Continuity
9 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.81%) TDD
10 4 (6.25%) Scrum
10 4 (6.25%) Identity Management
10 4 (6.25%) Release Management
10 4 (6.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) C#
2 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
2 11 (17.19%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
4 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.81%) VBScript
6 4 (6.25%) VB
7 2 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) MCSE
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (15.63%) MCSA
2 10 (15.63%) CCNA
2 10 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.50%) MCITP
4 3 (4.69%) MCP
4 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (34.38%) OpenView
2 17 (26.56%) Nagios
3 10 (15.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) HP
2 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
3 10 (15.63%) Citrix
3 10 (15.63%) Juniper
4 5 (7.81%) Dell