The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 278 345 452
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +107
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 449 289 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.96% 0.65% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.69% 12.95% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 311 266 173
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -
Microsoft Azure
England

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

Cloud Services Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
2861 2231 1823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.10% 4.99% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2326 1956 1592
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in London

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in London

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in London

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in London

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +76 100 £60,000 +4.34% 21
Barnet - 3 £65,000 -
Enfield - 3 £42,500 - 1
Harrow - 3 £37,250 -
Uxbridge - 3 £30,000 -
Wembley - 3 £65,000 - 1
Ealing - 2 £52,500 -
Westminster - 2 £40,000 - 1
Croydon - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 439 (54.26%) .NET
2 432 (53.40%) Windows
3 430 (53.15%) Microsoft
4 389 (48.08%) C#
5 362 (44.75%) SQL Server
6 321 (39.68%) ASP.NET
7 296 (36.59%) SQL
8 292 (36.09%) MVC
9 242 (29.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 224 (27.69%) JavaScript
11 220 (27.19%) HTML
12 214 (26.45%) Web Services
13 210 (25.96%) CSS
14 202 (24.97%) TDD
14 202 (24.97%) Amazon AWS
15 193 (23.86%) IIS
16 178 (22.00%) jQuery
17 167 (20.64%) Linux
18 159 (19.65%) Scrum
19 155 (19.16%) E-Commerce
20 153 (18.91%) DevOps
21 150 (18.54%) WCF
22 142 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
23 141 (17.43%) MS Excel
24 134 (16.56%) OO
25 132 (16.32%) TeamCity
26 129 (15.95%) .NET Framework
27 125 (15.45%) Office 365
28 115 (14.22%) PaaS
28 115 (14.22%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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
1 193 (23.86%) IIS
2 113 (13.97%) SharePoint
3 82 (10.14%) Apache
4 76 (9.39%) nginx
5 73 (9.02%) Apache Solr
6 54 (6.67%) MS Exchange
7 50 (6.18%) Node.js
8 43 (5.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 39 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (4.70%) Tomcat
11 37 (4.57%) BizTalk Server
12 35 (4.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 35 (4.33%) Lync
13 30 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2010
13 30 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2013
14 28 (3.46%) CMS
15 16 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
16 15 (1.85%) Apache Pig
17 12 (1.48%) Umbraco
18 10 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 141 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.10%) MS Office
3 7 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.87%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.62%) MS Project
4 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.62%) Mingle
5 3 (0.37%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.37%) Final Cut Pro
5 3 (0.37%) Maya
5 3 (0.37%) 3ds Max
5 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 35 (4.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.22%) Sophis RISQUE
3 6 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (0.62%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.49%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.49%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 202 (24.97%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (15.45%) Office 365
3 115 (14.22%) PaaS
4 92 (11.37%) IaaS
5 65 (8.03%) Cloud Computing
6 54 (6.67%) GitHub
7 53 (6.55%) SaaS
8 38 (4.70%) Trello
9 19 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (1.36%) Heroku
10 11 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (1.36%) Google App Engine
11 9 (1.11%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (0.99%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.12%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 59 (7.29%) DNS
2 56 (6.92%) SAN
3 54 (6.67%) Firewall
4 30 (3.71%) TCP/IP
5 25 (3.09%) NAS
6 23 (2.84%) HTTP
7 20 (2.47%) LAN
7 20 (2.47%) Internet
8 19 (2.35%) VPN
9 17 (2.10%) VLAN
10 14 (1.73%) DHCP
11 13 (1.61%) PBX
12 12 (1.48%) LDAP
12 12 (1.48%) Network Security
13 10 (1.24%) Wireless
14 9 (1.11%) SSL
14 9 (1.11%) Unified Communications
15 8 (0.99%) OpenLDAP
15 8 (0.99%) iSCSI
16 7 (0.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (44.75%) SQL Server
2 101 (12.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (11.00%) MongoDB
4 81 (10.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 73 (9.02%) MySQL
6 67 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 57 (7.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 46 (5.69%) Big Data
9 43 (5.32%) Hadoop
10 42 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (5.19%) RavenDB
11 41 (5.07%) NoSQL
12 30 (3.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 23 (2.84%) Apache Hive
14 22 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (2.72%) Redis
15 15 (1.85%) Couchbase
15 15 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 132 (16.32%) TeamCity
2 104 (12.86%) NUnit
3 98 (12.11%) Git (software)
4 83 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 66 (8.16%) Visual Studio
6 64 (7.91%) Subversion
7 54 (6.67%) Jenkins
8 50 (6.18%) ReSharper
8 50 (6.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 43 (5.32%) Rhino Mocks
10 38 (4.70%) dotTrace
10 38 (4.70%) YouTrack
11 32 (3.96%) Selenium
12 29 (3.58%) JIRA
13 20 (2.47%) MSBuild
14 18 (2.22%) WebDriver
14 18 (2.22%) Bugzilla
15 17 (2.10%) SpecFlow
16 12 (1.48%) TestComplete
16 12 (1.48%) WinRunner
General
1 109 (13.47%) Finance
2 65 (8.03%) Retail
3 50 (6.18%) Banking
4 49 (6.06%) Law
5 38 (4.70%) French Language
6 37 (4.57%) Marketing
7 31 (3.83%) Music Industry
8 30 (3.71%) Advertising
9 29 (3.58%) Publishing
10 25 (3.09%) Games
11 21 (2.60%) Telecoms
12 17 (2.10%) Back Office
13 10 (1.24%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.74%) Electronics
15 5 (0.62%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.49%) Japanese Language
17 3 (0.37%) Billing
17 3 (0.37%) Legal
18 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
18 1 (0.12%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 314 (38.81%) Developer
2 155 (19.16%) .NET Developer
3 117 (14.46%) Architect
4 95 (11.74%) Senior Developer
5 76 (9.39%) Consultant
6 74 (9.15%) C# Developer
7 62 (7.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 59 (7.29%) Senior .NET Developer
9 46 (5.69%) Analyst
10 45 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
11 43 (5.32%) Operations Engineer
12 41 (5.07%) Administrator
13 38 (4.70%) Web Engineer
14 36 (4.45%) Web Developer
14 36 (4.45%) ASP.NET Developer
15 31 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
15 31 (3.83%) Lead Developer
16 28 (3.46%) DevOps Engineer
17 26 (3.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 26 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (54.26%) .NET
2 321 (39.68%) ASP.NET
3 242 (29.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 220 (27.19%) HTML
5 214 (26.45%) Web Services
6 210 (25.96%) CSS
7 178 (22.00%) jQuery
8 150 (18.54%) WCF
9 129 (15.95%) .NET Framework
10 112 (13.84%) HTML5
11 84 (10.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 73 (9.02%) CSS3
13 68 (8.41%) XML
14 67 (8.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 59 (7.29%) AngularJS
16 55 (6.80%) REST
17 50 (6.18%) COM
18 49 (6.06%) Sass
19 45 (5.56%) LINQ
20 43 (5.32%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.82%) Replication
2 38 (4.70%) Blackberry
2 38 (4.70%) Computer Science
3 33 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (3.83%) Mathematics
5 30 (3.71%) Open Source
6 26 (3.21%) Inversion of Control
7 21 (2.60%) Clustering
8 18 (2.22%) Digital Media
9 13 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.61%) Blog
10 12 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.36%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.11%) Video on Demand
12 9 (1.11%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.99%) Social Media
13 8 (0.99%) Social Gaming
13 8 (0.99%) Online Games
14 7 (0.87%) Physics
14 7 (0.87%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 432 (53.40%) Windows
2 167 (20.64%) Linux
3 115 (14.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (4.94%) Ubuntu
6 39 (4.82%) Debian
7 37 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (3.46%) UNIX
9 24 (2.97%) Android
10 19 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.98%) Fedora
12 15 (1.85%) Apple iOS
13 14 (1.73%) AIX
13 14 (1.73%) HPUX
13 14 (1.73%) Solaris
14 7 (0.87%) CentOS
14 7 (0.87%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.87%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.74%) Windows Phone 8
16 5 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (36.09%) MVC
2 202 (24.97%) TDD
3 159 (19.65%) Scrum
4 155 (19.16%) E-Commerce
5 153 (18.91%) DevOps
6 142 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (16.56%) OO
8 110 (13.60%) BDD
9 103 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
10 86 (10.63%) Web Development
11 81 (10.01%) Unit Testing
12 62 (7.66%) SOA
13 61 (7.54%) Dependency Injection
14 59 (7.29%) OOP
15 58 (7.17%) Software Engineering
16 57 (7.05%) ITIL
16 57 (7.05%) Data Modelling
17 55 (6.80%) Domain-Driven Design
18 53 (6.55%) CRM
18 53 (6.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 389 (48.08%) C#
2 296 (36.59%) SQL
3 224 (27.69%) JavaScript
4 104 (12.86%) PowerShell
5 70 (8.65%) T-SQL
6 62 (7.66%) Ruby
7 59 (7.29%) Java
8 33 (4.08%) F#
9 32 (3.96%) Clojure
10 27 (3.34%) VB.NET
11 26 (3.21%) Python
11 26 (3.21%) C
12 23 (2.84%) C++
13 17 (2.10%) Perl
14 16 (1.98%) PHP
15 12 (1.48%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.36%) VB
17 10 (1.24%) Bash Shell
18 9 (1.11%) Scala
18 9 (1.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 94 (11.62%) Degree
2 76 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (5.32%) MCSE
4 35 (4.33%) MCITP
5 20 (2.47%) MCTS
6 16 (1.98%) CCNA
6 16 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.73%) MCSA
8 10 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (0.99%) MCP
10 7 (0.87%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.74%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.49%) CCA
12 4 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.49%) CCNP
12 4 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.37%) CISSP
13 3 (0.37%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.37%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.25%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (9.39%) QA
2 21 (2.60%) SLA
3 18 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (13.60%) Active Directory
2 79 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (9.39%) Hyper-V
4 36 (4.45%) Varnish
5 33 (4.08%) Samba
5 33 (4.08%) KVM
6 9 (1.11%) XenApp
7 7 (0.87%) UAG
7 7 (0.87%) vSphere
8 6 (0.74%) Xen
8 6 (0.74%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.62%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.37%) Xsan
11 3 (0.37%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.37%) XenServer
11 3 (0.37%) vCloud
12 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 66 (8.16%) Puppet
2 57 (7.05%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (5.07%) HAProxy
4 40 (4.94%) logstash
5 38 (4.70%) StatsD
5 38 (4.70%) ZABBIX
6 36 (4.45%) Kibana
7 23 (2.84%) Nagios
8 22 (2.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 21 (2.60%) SCOM
10 20 (2.47%) SCCM
11 10 (1.24%) WSUS
12 9 (1.11%) SCVMM
13 8 (0.99%) SCSM
14 7 (0.87%) Vagrant
15 6 (0.74%) Opsview
16 5 (0.62%) Ansible
17 4 (0.49%) Salt
17 4 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
18 3 (0.37%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 430 (53.15%) Microsoft
2 100 (12.36%) VMware
3 89 (11.00%) Cisco
4 61 (7.54%) HP
5 58 (7.17%) Dell
6 53 (6.55%) Apple
6 53 (6.55%) Rackspace
7 49 (6.06%) Oracle
8 43 (5.32%) Google
9 42 (5.19%) Red Hat
10 41 (5.07%) New Relic
11 38 (4.70%) Juniper
12 31 (3.83%) Sony
12 31 (3.83%) Toshiba
13 18 (2.22%) Sitecore
13 18 (2.22%) Facebook
14 17 (2.10%) Citrix
15 15 (1.85%) NetApp
15 15 (1.85%) EMC
16 14 (1.73%) EPiServer
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Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £73000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + BONUS 26 DAYS HOLIDAY!
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS 26 DAYS HOLIDAY!
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West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - 10 % Bonus, pension, healthcare
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