The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 48 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.27% 0.41% 1.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.33% 6.25% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +90.90%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.61% +8.88%
Microsoft Azure
Merseyside

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

Cloud Services Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
12 32 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.24% 6.52% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 9
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,800 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Intune
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
7 1 (11.11%) MCP
7 1 (11.11%) MCAD
7 1 (11.11%) MCSD
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) MCTS
7 1 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) CSS
7 1 (11.11%) Ajax
7 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) LINQ
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) MVVM
2 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCAD
1 1 (11.11%) MCSD
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft