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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 136 156 150
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 37 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.05% 0.64% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.02% 25.00% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 8
Average salary £50,000 £40,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.22% -35.60%
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
176 96 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.98% 2.56% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 138 87 68
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 April 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (77.97%) .NET
2 42 (71.19%) C#
2 42 (71.19%) ASP.NET
3 38 (64.41%) Microsoft
4 37 (62.71%) SQL
5 33 (55.93%) .NET Framework
6 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
7 31 (52.54%) CRM
8 30 (50.85%) SharePoint
8 30 (50.85%) HTML
9 29 (49.15%) SQL Server
10 27 (45.76%) Windows
11 26 (44.07%) CSS
11 26 (44.07%) Dynamics CRM
12 25 (42.37%) WCF
13 24 (40.68%) Office 365
14 23 (38.98%) IIS
14 23 (38.98%) BizTalk Server
15 22 (37.29%) T-SQL
16 21 (35.59%) Ajax
17 19 (32.20%) MCTS
17 19 (32.20%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (32.20%) SharePoint 2010
17 19 (32.20%) MCP
17 19 (32.20%) MCAD
17 19 (32.20%) MCSD
17 19 (32.20%) OOA/OOD
17 19 (32.20%) OO
17 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (50.85%) SharePoint
2 23 (38.98%) BizTalk Server
2 23 (38.98%) IIS
3 19 (32.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (32.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (8.47%) OpenStack
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.69%) Node.js
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) Drupal
6 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (40.68%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.69%) VoIP
2 1 (1.69%) WAN
2 1 (1.69%) VPN
2 1 (1.69%) MPLS
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (49.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (32.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.17%) MSTest
2 6 (10.17%) Moq
2 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.17%) NUnit
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (3.39%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Developer
2 19 (32.20%) SharePoint Developer
3 18 (30.51%) .NET Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 5 (8.47%) CRM Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Account Director
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Account Manager
9 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (77.97%) .NET
2 42 (71.19%) ASP.NET
3 33 (55.93%) .NET Framework
4 30 (50.85%) HTML
5 26 (44.07%) CSS
6 25 (42.37%) WCF
7 21 (35.59%) Ajax
8 11 (18.64%) jQuery
8 11 (18.64%) Entity Framework
9 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (10.17%) Silverlight
10 6 (10.17%) XML
10 6 (10.17%) Ninject
11 5 (8.47%) Web Services
12 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (3.39%) Dapper ORM
13 2 (3.39%) REST
13 2 (3.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) User Experience
2 2 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) NHS
3 1 (1.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) UNIX
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (52.54%) CRM
3 19 (32.20%) OOA/OOD
3 19 (32.20%) OO
4 17 (28.81%) TDD
5 13 (22.03%) MVC
6 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.17%) UML
8 6 (10.17%) SOA
8 6 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.47%) User Stories
9 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting
9 5 (8.47%) ITIL
9 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.08%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.39%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (3.39%) Web Development
11 2 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (71.19%) C#
2 37 (62.71%) SQL
3 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
4 22 (37.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) MCP
1 19 (32.20%) MCAD
1 19 (32.20%) MCSD
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (32.20%) MCTS
2 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.39%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) OpenView
1 5 (8.47%) Nagios
2 4 (6.78%) SCCM
2 4 (6.78%) SCOM
2 4 (6.78%) SCVMM
2 4 (6.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.39%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 38 (64.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) HP
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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