The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 49 78 55
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.52% 0.37% 1.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.22% 9.52% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £48,750 £39,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £37,800 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £40,200 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Microsoft Azure
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Cloud Services Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
9 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.35% 3.85% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 4
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,075 £34,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,200 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Leicester region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Leicester

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Leicester

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Intune
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) SCOM
5 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
5 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (28.57%) SCDPM
5 2 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
6 1 (14.29%) IaaS
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) VMware

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Intune
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) SCOM
3 2 (28.57%) SCVMM
3 2 (28.57%) SCDPM
3 2 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware