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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 126 146 150
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 45 38 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.37% 1.00% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.79% 29.46% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 4
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
168 129 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 5.10% 3.40% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 114 113 56
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 May 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 60 (80.00%) .NET
2 55 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 53 (70.67%) C#
4 48 (64.00%) SQL
5 40 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (52.00%) SQL Server
7 33 (44.00%) .NET Framework
7 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
8 29 (38.67%) CRM
9 28 (37.33%) SharePoint
10 27 (36.00%) T-SQL
10 27 (36.00%) JavaScript
11 26 (34.67%) HTML
12 23 (30.67%) WCF
13 22 (29.33%) CSS
14 21 (28.00%) E-Commerce
14 21 (28.00%) Windows
14 21 (28.00%) BizTalk Server
14 21 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
15 20 (26.67%) Visual Studio
16 19 (25.33%) MVC
16 19 (25.33%) TDD
17 18 (24.00%) IIS
17 18 (24.00%) Office 365
18 16 (21.33%) Entity Framework
18 16 (21.33%) Ajax
19 15 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
20 14 (18.67%) SharePoint 2010
20 14 (18.67%) SharePoint 2013

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 28 (37.33%) SharePoint
2 21 (28.00%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (24.00%) IIS
4 14 (18.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (18.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (9.33%) OpenStack
6 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.33%) CMS
7 1 (1.33%) Drupal
7 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.00%) Office 365
2 15 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.33%) VoIP
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) VPN
2 1 (1.33%) MPLS
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 12 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.67%) NUnit
3 8 (10.67%) Moq
3 8 (10.67%) MSTest
4 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.67%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (2.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.67%) Retail
2 1 (1.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Games
2 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (78.67%) Developer
2 35 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 20 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 19 (25.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 14 (18.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.67%) CRM Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Account Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Account Director
10 2 (2.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (80.00%) .NET
2 55 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 33 (44.00%) .NET Framework
4 26 (34.67%) HTML
5 23 (30.67%) WCF
6 22 (29.33%) CSS
7 16 (21.33%) Entity Framework
7 16 (21.33%) Ajax
8 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (16.00%) jQuery
10 11 (14.67%) AngularJS
11 10 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (10.67%) Silverlight
12 8 (10.67%) Ninject
13 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (8.00%) Web Services
14 6 (8.00%) XML
14 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (1.33%) NHS
2 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Linux
3 7 (9.33%) UNIX
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.67%) CRM
3 21 (28.00%) E-Commerce
4 19 (25.33%) MVC
4 19 (25.33%) TDD
5 14 (18.67%) OOA/OOD
5 14 (18.67%) OO
5 14 (18.67%) Scrum
6 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (13.33%) Product Management
8 8 (10.67%) UML
8 8 (10.67%) SOA
8 8 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
9 7 (9.33%) ITIL
10 5 (6.67%) User Stories
10 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.67%) Coaching
10 5 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 53 (70.67%) C#
2 48 (64.00%) SQL
3 27 (36.00%) T-SQL
3 27 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.33%) Java
5 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) MCTS
1 14 (18.67%) MCP
1 14 (18.67%) MCAD
1 14 (18.67%) MCSD
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) OpenView
1 7 (9.33%) Nagios
2 3 (4.00%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) SCOM
2 3 (4.00%) SCVMM
2 3 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Sitecore
3 7 (9.33%) HP
4 5 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.33%) Xamarin
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