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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 46 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.83% 0.21% 1.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.43% 5.88% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +90.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
23 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.02% 3.60% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 8
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 £25,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £41,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 27 January 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Office 365
4 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
5 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
5 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
5 9 (64.29%) .NET
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
6 8 (57.14%) C#
7 7 (50.00%) SQL
7 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (42.86%) WCF
8 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
8 6 (42.86%) HTML
8 6 (42.86%) IIS
8 6 (42.86%) CSS
8 6 (42.86%) MCP
8 6 (42.86%) MCAD
8 6 (42.86%) MCSD
8 6 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (42.86%) OO
8 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (42.86%) Ajax
8 6 (42.86%) MCTS
8 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (42.86%) BizTalk Server

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (42.86%) IIS
3 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (42.86%) WCF
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) Ajax
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (7.14%) WPF
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (42.86%) OO
1 6 (42.86%) CRM
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) MVVM
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) MCP
1 6 (42.86%) MCAD
1 6 (42.86%) MCSD
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (42.86%) MCTS
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Intune
2 1 (7.14%) SCDPM
2 1 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft