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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 230 390 469
Rank change year-on-year
+160 +79
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 534 256 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.18% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.33% 11.33% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 380 220 148
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 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2762 2260 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.09% 4.98% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2268 1967 1498
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +112 112 £60,000 +9.09% 16
Enfield - 8 £42,500 -
Westminster - 5 £40,000 -
Hammersmith - 3 £90,000 -
Barnet - 3 £62,500 -
Harrow - 2 £46,125 -
Croydon - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 519 (56.97%) Microsoft
2 517 (56.75%) .NET
3 476 (52.25%) Windows
4 452 (49.62%) SQL Server
5 449 (49.29%) C#
6 391 (42.92%) ASP.NET
7 354 (38.86%) SQL
8 349 (38.31%) MVC
9 327 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
10 304 (33.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 267 (29.31%) JavaScript
12 261 (28.65%) HTML
13 244 (26.78%) CSS
14 232 (25.47%) TDD
15 217 (23.82%) Web Services
16 212 (23.27%) IIS
17 200 (21.95%) Scrum
17 200 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
18 195 (21.41%) MS Excel
19 183 (20.09%) E-Commerce
20 178 (19.54%) .NET Framework
21 171 (18.77%) jQuery
22 161 (17.67%) WCF
23 159 (17.45%) Linux
24 158 (17.34%) DevOps
25 152 (16.68%) TeamCity
26 150 (16.47%) Office 365
27 141 (15.48%) OO
28 135 (14.82%) Finance
28 135 (14.82%) PowerShell

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 212 (23.27%) IIS
2 117 (12.84%) SharePoint
3 95 (10.43%) nginx
4 93 (10.21%) Apache Solr
5 69 (7.57%) MS Exchange
6 67 (7.35%) Apache
7 51 (5.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 48 (5.27%) Lync
9 43 (4.72%) CMS
10 41 (4.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 40 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 39 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
13 38 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
14 37 (4.06%) Node.js
15 33 (3.62%) Tomcat
16 31 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
17 19 (2.09%) Commerce Server
18 18 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
19 17 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
20 14 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 195 (21.41%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.52%) MS Office
3 10 (1.10%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.55%) MS Project
5 5 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.55%) Mingle
6 4 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.33%) Maya
7 3 (0.33%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) Revit
8 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 44 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.20%) Sophis RISQUE
3 9 (0.99%) Oracle CRM
3 9 (0.99%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 5 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.22%) Tridion
7 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) Magento
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 200 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (16.47%) Office 365
3 104 (11.42%) PaaS
4 86 (9.44%) IaaS
5 71 (7.79%) GitHub
6 62 (6.81%) Trello
7 55 (6.04%) Cloud Computing
8 48 (5.27%) SaaS
9 16 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (1.65%) Heroku
11 10 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (0.99%) Google App Engine
13 8 (0.88%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.77%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
16 1 (0.11%) ElastiCache
16 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 1 (0.11%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 74 (8.12%) Firewall
2 62 (6.81%) SAN
3 57 (6.26%) DNS
4 27 (2.96%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.41%) NAS
6 21 (2.31%) HTTP
6 21 (2.31%) LAN
7 20 (2.20%) VPN
7 20 (2.20%) VLAN
8 14 (1.54%) PBX
9 13 (1.43%) Network Security
9 13 (1.43%) iSCSI
10 12 (1.32%) LDAP
10 12 (1.32%) Wireless
10 12 (1.32%) Unified Communications
11 11 (1.21%) SSL
12 10 (1.10%) DHCP
12 10 (1.10%) Internet
12 10 (1.10%) MPLS
13 9 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (49.62%) SQL Server
2 100 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (10.21%) MongoDB
4 91 (9.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 88 (9.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 71 (7.79%) RavenDB
7 68 (7.46%) MySQL
8 67 (7.35%) NoSQL
8 67 (7.35%) Azure SQL Database
9 64 (7.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 37 (4.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 29 (3.18%) Hadoop
12 29 (3.18%) Oracle Database
12 29 (3.18%) Big Data
13 28 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (1.98%) Couchbase
15 17 (1.87%) Redis
16 15 (1.65%) Apache Hive
17 13 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 152 (16.68%) TeamCity
2 125 (13.72%) NUnit
3 95 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 93 (10.21%) Git (software)
5 71 (7.79%) Visual Studio
6 68 (7.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 64 (7.03%) ReSharper
7 64 (7.03%) Rhino Mocks
8 62 (6.81%) dotTrace
8 62 (6.81%) YouTrack
9 45 (4.94%) Jenkins
10 44 (4.83%) Subversion
11 37 (4.06%) JIRA
12 26 (2.85%) MSBuild
13 22 (2.41%) Selenium
14 12 (1.32%) Bugzilla
14 12 (1.32%) WebDriver
15 10 (1.10%) SpecFlow
15 10 (1.10%) Calabash
16 6 (0.66%) Cucumber
General
1 135 (14.82%) Finance
2 74 (8.12%) Retail
3 62 (6.81%) French Language
4 58 (6.37%) Banking
5 34 (3.73%) Marketing
5 34 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 33 (3.62%) Games
7 30 (3.29%) Law
8 27 (2.96%) Music Industry
9 19 (2.09%) Publishing
10 18 (1.98%) Advertising
11 8 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.88%) Back Office
12 6 (0.66%) Legal
13 5 (0.55%) Electronics
14 4 (0.44%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.22%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Local Government
16 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 365 (40.07%) Developer
2 169 (18.55%) .NET Developer
3 126 (13.83%) Architect
4 122 (13.39%) Senior Developer
5 78 (8.56%) Consultant
6 77 (8.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 76 (8.34%) C# Developer
8 58 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
8 58 (6.37%) C# .NET Developer
9 46 (5.05%) Administrator
10 42 (4.61%) Operations Engineer
11 38 (4.17%) Software Engineer
12 36 (3.95%) Analyst
13 33 (3.62%) Web Engineer
14 30 (3.29%) DBA
15 29 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
16 27 (2.96%) Lead Developer
16 27 (2.96%) Senior C# Developer
17 26 (2.85%) Systems Administrator
18 24 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (56.75%) .NET
2 391 (42.92%) ASP.NET
3 304 (33.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 261 (28.65%) HTML
5 244 (26.78%) CSS
6 217 (23.82%) Web Services
7 178 (19.54%) .NET Framework
8 171 (18.77%) jQuery
9 161 (17.67%) WCF
10 120 (13.17%) AngularJS
11 116 (12.73%) HTML5
12 101 (11.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 96 (10.54%) ASP.NET Web API
14 86 (9.44%) REST
15 80 (8.78%) CSS3
16 71 (7.79%) Lucene
17 69 (7.57%) Sass
18 64 (7.03%) Castle Windsor
19 61 (6.70%) XML
20 56 (6.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.27%) Replication
3 34 (3.73%) Open Source
4 32 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 32 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 31 (3.40%) User Experience
6 28 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (2.74%) Clustering
8 23 (2.52%) Mathematics
9 22 (2.41%) Management Information System
10 20 (2.20%) Visualisation
11 19 (2.09%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.98%) Inversion of Control
13 17 (1.87%) Digital Media
14 12 (1.32%) Video on Demand
14 12 (1.32%) iPhone
15 10 (1.10%) IPTV
15 10 (1.10%) Over-the-Top Content
16 9 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
16 9 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 476 (52.25%) Windows
2 159 (17.45%) Linux
3 104 (11.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 97 (10.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (4.06%) Ubuntu
6 33 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (3.40%) Debian
8 27 (2.96%) UNIX
9 26 (2.85%) Android
10 22 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.76%) Apple iOS
12 15 (1.65%) Fedora
13 13 (1.43%) Solaris
14 12 (1.32%) AIX
14 12 (1.32%) HPUX
15 11 (1.21%) Windows 7
16 10 (1.10%) VMS
17 9 (0.99%) Windows 8
18 8 (0.88%) CentOS
19 7 (0.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (38.31%) MVC
2 327 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
3 232 (25.47%) TDD
4 200 (21.95%) Scrum
5 183 (20.09%) E-Commerce
6 158 (17.34%) DevOps
7 141 (15.48%) OO
8 129 (14.16%) BDD
9 98 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
10 89 (9.77%) SOA
11 78 (8.56%) Unit Testing
12 68 (7.46%) CRM
12 68 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
13 65 (7.14%) Mentoring
14 64 (7.03%) Migration
14 64 (7.03%) Software Engineering
15 63 (6.92%) ITIL
15 63 (6.92%) OOP
16 61 (6.70%) Web Development
17 57 (6.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 449 (49.29%) C#
2 354 (38.86%) SQL
3 267 (29.31%) JavaScript
4 135 (14.82%) PowerShell
5 123 (13.50%) T-SQL
6 66 (7.24%) Java
7 50 (5.49%) Ruby
8 26 (2.85%) C
9 25 (2.74%) Python
10 24 (2.63%) F#
10 24 (2.63%) PHP
11 22 (2.41%) VB.NET
12 20 (2.20%) Perl
13 18 (1.98%) VB
14 13 (1.43%) Scala
14 13 (1.43%) Clojure
14 13 (1.43%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.21%) C++
16 7 (0.77%) PowerHouse
17 5 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 107 (11.75%) Degree
2 90 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (4.83%) MCITP
4 38 (4.17%) MCSE
5 19 (2.09%) CCNA
5 19 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (1.98%) MCTS
7 15 (1.65%) MCSA
8 10 (1.10%) MCP
9 9 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (0.88%) CISSP
11 7 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.77%) MCSD
11 7 (0.77%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.77%) Security Cleared
12 5 (0.55%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.44%) PCI QSA
13 4 (0.44%) CISA
13 4 (0.44%) CISM
13 4 (0.44%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (7.03%) QA
2 24 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.98%) SLA
4 12 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 106 (11.64%) Active Directory
2 98 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (8.56%) Hyper-V
4 28 (3.07%) Varnish
5 27 (2.96%) KVM
5 27 (2.96%) Samba
6 24 (2.63%) vSphere
7 21 (2.31%) XenApp
8 13 (1.43%) Xen
9 7 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.66%) XenServer
11 4 (0.44%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.44%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.33%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 62 (6.81%) Puppet
2 61 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (4.17%) ZABBIX
4 34 (3.73%) logstash
5 33 (3.62%) StatsD
6 31 (3.40%) Kibana
7 29 (3.18%) HAProxy
8 25 (2.74%) SCCM
9 23 (2.52%) Nagios
10 21 (2.31%) SCOM
11 19 (2.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 10 (1.10%) Opsview
12 10 (1.10%) SCVMM
13 9 (0.99%) WSUS
13 9 (0.99%) Vagrant
14 7 (0.77%) SCDPM
15 6 (0.66%) Salt
16 5 (0.55%) SCSM
17 4 (0.44%) Ansible
18 3 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 519 (56.97%) Microsoft
2 114 (12.51%) VMware
3 86 (9.44%) Cisco
4 78 (8.56%) Rackspace
5 77 (8.45%) Oracle
6 61 (6.70%) HP
7 53 (5.82%) Dell
8 48 (5.27%) Google
9 43 (4.72%) New Relic
10 41 (4.50%) Red Hat
11 39 (4.28%) Apple
12 35 (3.84%) Citrix
13 29 (3.18%) Juniper
14 27 (2.96%) Sony
14 27 (2.96%) Toshiba
14 27 (2.96%) Xamarin
15 20 (2.20%) Sitecore
16 17 (1.87%) Facebook
16 17 (1.87%) NetApp
16 17 (1.87%) SAP
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