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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 263 392 472
Rank change year-on-year
+129 +80
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 470 252 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.03% 0.57% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.64% 11.48% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 319 224 158
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 £40,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £70,000 £75,000
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
2825 2195 1798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.17% 4.93% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2302 1912 1585
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 £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 23 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 23 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 +105 109 £57,500 - 19
Westminster - 5 £40,000 -
Enfield - 5 £42,500 - 1
Harrow - 3 £37,250 -
Ealing +4 2 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Hammersmith - 1 £90,000 -
Wembley - 1 £65,000 -
Barnet - 1 £65,000 - 1
Croydon - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 461 (55.48%) .NET
2 455 (54.75%) Microsoft
3 446 (53.67%) Windows
4 398 (47.89%) C#
5 390 (46.93%) SQL Server
6 339 (40.79%) ASP.NET
7 317 (38.15%) SQL
8 302 (36.34%) MVC
9 298 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
10 256 (30.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 227 (27.32%) JavaScript
12 226 (27.20%) HTML
13 218 (26.23%) CSS
14 215 (25.87%) Web Services
15 207 (24.91%) IIS
16 202 (24.31%) TDD
16 202 (24.31%) Amazon AWS
17 173 (20.82%) jQuery
18 172 (20.70%) Linux
19 164 (19.74%) E-Commerce
19 164 (19.74%) Scrum
20 160 (19.25%) DevOps
21 154 (18.53%) MS Excel
22 150 (18.05%) WCF
23 145 (17.45%) .NET Framework
24 143 (17.21%) TeamCity
25 133 (16.00%) OO
26 127 (15.28%) Office 365
27 118 (14.20%) Finance
28 117 (14.08%) PowerShell

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 207 (24.91%) IIS
2 111 (13.36%) SharePoint
3 89 (10.71%) nginx
4 83 (9.99%) Apache Solr
5 80 (9.63%) Apache
6 58 (6.98%) MS Exchange
7 42 (5.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 40 (4.81%) Node.js
8 40 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
9 37 (4.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 37 (4.45%) Lync
9 37 (4.45%) Tomcat
10 35 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
11 31 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 30 (3.61%) CMS
13 29 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
15 13 (1.56%) Apache Pig
16 12 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
16 12 (1.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 154 (18.53%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.93%) MS Office
3 7 (0.84%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.72%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.60%) MS Project
5 5 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.60%) Mingle
6 4 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.36%) Maya
7 3 (0.36%) 3ds Max
7 3 (0.36%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 39 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.29%) Sophis RISQUE
3 9 (1.08%) Oracle CRM
3 9 (1.08%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 6 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.36%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.24%) Tridion
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.12%) Magento
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 202 (24.31%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (15.28%) Office 365
3 113 (13.60%) PaaS
4 88 (10.59%) IaaS
5 66 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
6 63 (7.58%) GitHub
7 50 (6.02%) Trello
7 50 (6.02%) SaaS
8 15 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (1.81%) Heroku
9 11 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
10 10 (1.20%) Google App Engine
11 9 (1.08%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.84%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.12%) Joyent
14 1 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.12%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 63 (7.58%) DNS
1 63 (7.58%) SAN
2 62 (7.46%) Firewall
3 31 (3.73%) TCP/IP
4 29 (3.49%) HTTP
5 26 (3.13%) NAS
6 21 (2.53%) LAN
7 18 (2.17%) VPN
7 18 (2.17%) VLAN
8 14 (1.68%) PBX
9 13 (1.56%) DHCP
9 13 (1.56%) Internet
10 12 (1.44%) Network Security
10 12 (1.44%) LDAP
10 12 (1.44%) Unified Communications
11 11 (1.32%) iSCSI
12 9 (1.08%) Wireless
12 9 (1.08%) SSL
13 8 (0.96%) MPLS
13 8 (0.96%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (46.93%) SQL Server
2 100 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (9.99%) MongoDB
4 82 (9.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 75 (9.03%) MySQL
6 71 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 65 (7.82%) Azure SQL Database
8 51 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 50 (6.02%) RavenDB
10 46 (5.54%) NoSQL
11 38 (4.57%) Big Data
12 37 (4.45%) Hadoop
13 30 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
14 28 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (2.53%) Apache Hive
16 19 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (2.17%) Redis
18 15 (1.81%) Couchbase
18 15 (1.81%) Oracle Database
19 14 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 143 (17.21%) TeamCity
2 110 (13.24%) NUnit
3 96 (11.55%) Git (software)
4 82 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 68 (8.18%) Visual Studio
6 58 (6.98%) Octopus Deploy
7 57 (6.86%) Subversion
8 56 (6.74%) Jenkins
9 55 (6.62%) ReSharper
10 52 (6.26%) Rhino Mocks
11 50 (6.02%) dotTrace
11 50 (6.02%) YouTrack
12 27 (3.25%) JIRA
13 25 (3.01%) Selenium
14 20 (2.41%) MSBuild
15 16 (1.93%) WebDriver
16 13 (1.56%) Bugzilla
17 12 (1.44%) SpecFlow
18 9 (1.08%) TestComplete
18 9 (1.08%) WinRunner
General
1 118 (14.20%) Finance
2 68 (8.18%) Retail
3 55 (6.62%) Banking
4 50 (6.02%) French Language
5 41 (4.93%) Law
6 35 (4.21%) Marketing
7 31 (3.73%) Music Industry
8 29 (3.49%) Games
9 26 (3.13%) Telecoms
9 26 (3.13%) Publishing
10 24 (2.89%) Advertising
11 15 (1.81%) Back Office
12 10 (1.20%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.72%) Electronics
14 5 (0.60%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.48%) Legal
16 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.24%) Japanese Language
17 1 (0.12%) Korean Language
17 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 322 (38.75%) Developer
2 152 (18.29%) .NET Developer
3 122 (14.68%) Architect
4 97 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 73 (8.78%) C# Developer
6 70 (8.42%) Consultant
7 61 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 60 (7.22%) Senior .NET Developer
9 49 (5.90%) Solutions Architect
10 46 (5.54%) Operations Engineer
11 41 (4.93%) Administrator
12 39 (4.69%) Analyst
13 38 (4.57%) Web Engineer
14 33 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
15 31 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
16 30 (3.61%) Lead Developer
17 27 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
18 26 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 26 (3.13%) Software Engineer
19 25 (3.01%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (55.48%) .NET
2 339 (40.79%) ASP.NET
3 256 (30.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 226 (27.20%) HTML
5 218 (26.23%) CSS
6 215 (25.87%) Web Services
7 173 (20.82%) jQuery
8 150 (18.05%) WCF
9 145 (17.45%) .NET Framework
10 105 (12.64%) HTML5
11 92 (11.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 78 (9.39%) AngularJS
13 71 (8.54%) CSS3
14 68 (8.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 66 (7.94%) REST
16 65 (7.82%) XML
17 60 (7.22%) Sass
18 55 (6.62%) Lucene
19 53 (6.38%) COM
20 52 (6.26%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 82 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.66%) Replication
3 36 (4.33%) Blackberry
3 36 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 31 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (3.37%) Open Source
6 25 (3.01%) Mathematics
7 24 (2.89%) Clustering
8 22 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
8 22 (2.65%) User Experience
9 18 (2.17%) Digital Media
10 15 (1.81%) Visualisation
10 15 (1.81%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.44%) Video on Demand
12 9 (1.08%) IPTV
12 9 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
13 8 (0.96%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.96%) Social Gaming
13 8 (0.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 446 (53.67%) Windows
2 172 (20.70%) Linux
3 116 (13.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (4.93%) Ubuntu
6 37 (4.45%) Debian
7 31 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (3.13%) UNIX
9 25 (3.01%) Android
10 21 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.93%) Fedora
12 14 (1.68%) AIX
12 14 (1.68%) HPUX
12 14 (1.68%) Solaris
12 14 (1.68%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.84%) CentOS
14 6 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
14 6 (0.72%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.60%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (36.34%) MVC
2 298 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (24.31%) TDD
4 164 (19.74%) Scrum
4 164 (19.74%) E-Commerce
5 160 (19.25%) DevOps
6 133 (16.00%) OO
7 107 (12.88%) BDD
8 106 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (8.90%) Unit Testing
9 74 (8.90%) Web Development
10 65 (7.82%) ITIL
11 61 (7.34%) SOA
12 60 (7.22%) CRM
13 59 (7.10%) Mentoring
14 58 (6.98%) Dependency Injection
15 55 (6.62%) OOP
15 55 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
15 55 (6.62%) Software Engineering
16 53 (6.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 398 (47.89%) C#
2 317 (38.15%) SQL
3 227 (27.32%) JavaScript
4 117 (14.08%) PowerShell
5 93 (11.19%) T-SQL
6 60 (7.22%) Ruby
7 58 (6.98%) Java
8 27 (3.25%) Clojure
9 26 (3.13%) Python
9 26 (3.13%) C
10 25 (3.01%) F#
11 24 (2.89%) VB.NET
12 19 (2.29%) Perl
12 19 (2.29%) PHP
13 18 (2.17%) C++
14 12 (1.44%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.44%) VB
15 10 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.96%) PowerHouse
16 8 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 96 (11.55%) Degree
2 82 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (4.57%) MCSE
3 38 (4.57%) MCITP
4 19 (2.29%) MCTS
5 18 (2.17%) CCNA
5 18 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.68%) MCSA
7 10 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (0.96%) MCP
9 7 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.60%) CISSP
12 4 (0.48%) CCA
12 4 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.48%) CCNP
12 4 (0.48%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.48%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.36%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.36%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (9.03%) QA
2 22 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 19 (2.29%) SLA
4 9 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 108 (13.00%) Active Directory
2 87 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (9.39%) Hyper-V
4 34 (4.09%) Varnish
5 33 (3.97%) Samba
5 33 (3.97%) KVM
6 14 (1.68%) XenApp
7 11 (1.32%) vSphere
8 9 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.84%) Xen
10 6 (0.72%) UAG
10 6 (0.72%) XenServer
10 6 (0.72%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.60%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.48%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.36%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.36%) Xsan
13 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 68 (8.18%) Puppet
2 63 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (4.81%) logstash
3 40 (4.81%) ZABBIX
4 37 (4.45%) StatsD
4 37 (4.45%) Kibana
4 37 (4.45%) HAProxy
5 25 (3.01%) Nagios
6 21 (2.53%) SCCM
6 21 (2.53%) SCOM
7 19 (2.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 9 (1.08%) Vagrant
8 9 (1.08%) Opsview
9 8 (0.96%) SCVMM
9 8 (0.96%) WSUS
10 7 (0.84%) SCSM
11 4 (0.48%) Ansible
11 4 (0.48%) Salt
12 3 (0.36%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 455 (54.75%) Microsoft
2 106 (12.76%) VMware
3 89 (10.71%) Cisco
4 65 (7.82%) Rackspace
5 62 (7.46%) Oracle
6 61 (7.34%) HP
7 57 (6.86%) Dell
8 51 (6.14%) Apple
9 49 (5.90%) Google
10 43 (5.17%) New Relic
10 43 (5.17%) Red Hat
11 34 (4.09%) Juniper
12 31 (3.73%) Sony
12 31 (3.73%) Toshiba
13 22 (2.65%) Citrix
14 20 (2.41%) Sitecore
15 18 (2.17%) Facebook
16 16 (1.93%) EPiServer
16 16 (1.93%) EMC
16 16 (1.93%) SAP
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