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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 277 349 456
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +107
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 445 287 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.96% 0.65% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.58% 13.08% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 309 264 174
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 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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
2856 2194 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.15% 4.98% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2328 1922 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 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +70 101 £60,000 +4.34% 15
Wembley - 4 £65,000 - 1
Barnet - 4 £65,000 -
Enfield - 3 £42,500 - 1
Harrow - 3 £37,250 -
Uxbridge - 3 £30,000 -
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 28 August 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.

1 435 (54.17%) .NET
2 432 (53.80%) Windows
3 425 (52.93%) Microsoft
4 388 (48.32%) C#
5 365 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 318 (39.60%) ASP.NET
7 292 (36.36%) SQL
8 289 (35.99%) MVC
9 240 (29.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 222 (27.65%) JavaScript
11 217 (27.02%) HTML
12 213 (26.53%) Web Services
13 207 (25.78%) CSS
14 202 (25.16%) Amazon AWS
15 201 (25.03%) TDD
16 191 (23.79%) IIS
17 178 (22.17%) jQuery
18 168 (20.92%) Linux
19 158 (19.68%) Scrum
20 155 (19.30%) E-Commerce
21 152 (18.93%) WCF
22 151 (18.80%) DevOps
23 141 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
24 138 (17.19%) MS Excel
25 135 (16.81%) OO
26 133 (16.56%) TeamCity
27 128 (15.94%) .NET Framework
28 123 (15.32%) Office 365
29 116 (14.45%) PaaS
30 115 (14.32%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 191 (23.79%) IIS
2 110 (13.70%) SharePoint
3 82 (10.21%) Apache
4 76 (9.46%) nginx
5 73 (9.09%) Apache Solr
6 52 (6.48%) MS Exchange
7 49 (6.10%) Node.js
8 43 (5.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 39 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (4.73%) Tomcat
11 36 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
12 35 (4.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 33 (4.11%) Lync
14 29 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
14 29 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
14 29 (3.61%) CMS
15 17 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
16 15 (1.87%) Apache Pig
17 13 (1.62%) Umbraco
18 9 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 138 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.99%) MS Office
3 7 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.87%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.62%) Mingle
4 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.62%) MS Project
5 3 (0.37%) Final Cut Pro
5 3 (0.37%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.37%) Maya
5 3 (0.37%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 35 (4.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.24%) Sophis RISQUE
3 6 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.62%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.50%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.50%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.12%) Magento
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 202 (25.16%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (15.32%) Office 365
3 116 (14.45%) PaaS
4 93 (11.58%) IaaS
5 65 (8.09%) Cloud Computing
6 54 (6.72%) SaaS
6 54 (6.72%) GitHub
7 38 (4.73%) Trello
8 19 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (1.37%) Heroku
10 11 (1.37%) Google App Engine
11 9 (1.12%) Rackspace Cloud
11 9 (1.12%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.12%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.97%) DNS
2 54 (6.72%) SAN
3 50 (6.23%) Firewall
4 29 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 23 (2.86%) NAS
6 22 (2.74%) HTTP
7 20 (2.49%) Internet
7 20 (2.49%) LAN
8 18 (2.24%) VPN
9 17 (2.12%) VLAN
10 14 (1.74%) DHCP
11 12 (1.49%) LDAP
11 12 (1.49%) PBX
11 12 (1.49%) Network Security
12 10 (1.25%) Wireless
13 9 (1.12%) SSL
14 8 (1.00%) OpenLDAP
14 8 (1.00%) iSCSI
14 8 (1.00%) Unified Communications
15 7 (0.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 102 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (11.08%) MongoDB
4 81 (10.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 73 (9.09%) MySQL
6 69 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (7.22%) Azure SQL Database
8 48 (5.98%) Big Data
9 45 (5.60%) Hadoop
10 42 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (5.23%) RavenDB
11 39 (4.86%) NoSQL
12 30 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 23 (2.86%) Apache Hive
14 22 (2.74%) Redis
14 22 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (1.87%) Couchbase
17 14 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 133 (16.56%) TeamCity
2 102 (12.70%) NUnit
3 98 (12.20%) Git (software)
4 84 (10.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 66 (8.22%) Visual Studio
6 64 (7.97%) Subversion
7 54 (6.72%) Jenkins
8 51 (6.35%) ReSharper
9 50 (6.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 43 (5.35%) Rhino Mocks
11 38 (4.73%) dotTrace
11 38 (4.73%) YouTrack
12 33 (4.11%) Selenium
13 30 (3.74%) JIRA
14 19 (2.37%) MSBuild
14 19 (2.37%) Bugzilla
15 18 (2.24%) SpecFlow
15 18 (2.24%) WebDriver
16 12 (1.49%) WinRunner
16 12 (1.49%) TestComplete
General
1 110 (13.70%) Finance
2 64 (7.97%) Retail
3 50 (6.23%) Banking
4 47 (5.85%) Law
5 38 (4.73%) French Language
6 36 (4.48%) Marketing
7 31 (3.86%) Music Industry
7 31 (3.86%) Advertising
8 29 (3.61%) Publishing
9 24 (2.99%) Games
10 21 (2.62%) Telecoms
11 17 (2.12%) Back Office
12 10 (1.25%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.75%) Electronics
14 5 (0.62%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.50%) Japanese Language
16 3 (0.37%) Billing
17 2 (0.25%) Legal
18 1 (0.12%) Korean Language
18 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 316 (39.35%) Developer
2 155 (19.30%) .NET Developer
3 113 (14.07%) Architect
4 97 (12.08%) Senior Developer
5 74 (9.22%) C# Developer
5 74 (9.22%) Consultant
6 62 (7.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 59 (7.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 46 (5.73%) Analyst
9 43 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
10 41 (5.11%) Operations Engineer
10 41 (5.11%) Administrator
11 37 (4.61%) Web Engineer
12 36 (4.48%) Web Developer
13 35 (4.36%) ASP.NET Developer
14 31 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
15 30 (3.74%) Lead Developer
16 28 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
17 26 (3.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 26 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 435 (54.17%) .NET
2 318 (39.60%) ASP.NET
3 240 (29.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 217 (27.02%) HTML
5 213 (26.53%) Web Services
6 207 (25.78%) CSS
7 178 (22.17%) jQuery
8 152 (18.93%) WCF
9 128 (15.94%) .NET Framework
10 110 (13.70%) HTML5
11 85 (10.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 71 (8.84%) CSS3
13 69 (8.59%) XML
14 67 (8.34%) ASP.NET Web API
15 60 (7.47%) AngularJS
16 54 (6.72%) REST
17 49 (6.10%) Sass
17 49 (6.10%) COM
18 45 (5.60%) LINQ
19 43 (5.35%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.86%) Computer Science
1 39 (4.86%) Replication
2 38 (4.73%) Blackberry
3 33 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (3.86%) Mathematics
5 30 (3.74%) Open Source
6 26 (3.24%) Inversion of Control
7 20 (2.49%) Clustering
8 18 (2.24%) Digital Media
9 14 (1.74%) Blog
10 13 (1.62%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.37%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.12%) Social Media
14 8 (1.00%) Video on Demand
14 8 (1.00%) Online Games
14 8 (1.00%) Social Gaming
14 8 (1.00%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
15 7 (0.87%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 432 (53.80%) Windows
2 168 (20.92%) Linux
3 115 (14.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (4.98%) Ubuntu
6 39 (4.86%) Debian
7 38 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (3.36%) UNIX
9 24 (2.99%) Android
10 20 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.99%) Fedora
12 15 (1.87%) Apple iOS
13 14 (1.74%) AIX
13 14 (1.74%) HPUX
13 14 (1.74%) Solaris
14 7 (0.87%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.87%) CentOS
14 7 (0.87%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
16 5 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (35.99%) MVC
2 201 (25.03%) TDD
3 158 (19.68%) Scrum
4 155 (19.30%) E-Commerce
5 151 (18.80%) DevOps
6 141 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
7 135 (16.81%) OO
8 110 (13.70%) BDD
9 102 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
10 87 (10.83%) Web Development
11 81 (10.09%) Unit Testing
12 62 (7.72%) SOA
13 61 (7.60%) Dependency Injection
14 60 (7.47%) OOP
15 58 (7.22%) Software Engineering
15 58 (7.22%) Data Modelling
16 57 (7.10%) ITIL
17 55 (6.85%) Domain-Driven Design
18 52 (6.48%) CRM
19 51 (6.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 388 (48.32%) C#
2 292 (36.36%) SQL
3 222 (27.65%) JavaScript
4 102 (12.70%) PowerShell
5 71 (8.84%) T-SQL
6 61 (7.60%) Ruby
7 60 (7.47%) Java
8 36 (4.48%) F#
9 32 (3.99%) Clojure
10 28 (3.49%) Python
11 27 (3.36%) VB.NET
12 26 (3.24%) C
13 24 (2.99%) C++
14 17 (2.12%) Perl
15 13 (1.62%) PHP
16 12 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.37%) Scala
17 11 (1.37%) VB
18 10 (1.25%) Bash Shell
19 8 (1.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 94 (11.71%) Degree
2 74 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (5.35%) MCSE
4 35 (4.36%) MCITP
5 20 (2.49%) MCTS
6 16 (1.99%) CCNA
6 16 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.74%) MCSA
8 10 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.00%) MCP
10 7 (0.87%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.75%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.50%) CCA
12 4 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.50%) CCNP
13 3 (0.37%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.37%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.25%) MCSD
14 2 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (9.46%) QA
2 21 (2.62%) SLA
3 18 (2.24%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 110 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 78 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (9.34%) Hyper-V
4 36 (4.48%) Varnish
5 33 (4.11%) KVM
5 33 (4.11%) Samba
6 9 (1.12%) XenApp
7 7 (0.87%) UAG
7 7 (0.87%) vSphere
8 6 (0.75%) Xen
8 6 (0.75%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.62%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.37%) Xsan
11 3 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.37%) vCloud
11 3 (0.37%) XenServer
11 3 (0.37%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 65 (8.09%) Puppet
2 57 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (5.11%) HAProxy
4 40 (4.98%) logstash
5 38 (4.73%) ZABBIX
5 38 (4.73%) StatsD
6 36 (4.48%) Kibana
7 22 (2.74%) Nagios
7 22 (2.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 21 (2.62%) SCOM
9 20 (2.49%) SCCM
10 10 (1.25%) WSUS
11 9 (1.12%) SCVMM
12 8 (1.00%) SCSM
13 7 (0.87%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.62%) Ansible
14 5 (0.62%) Opsview
15 4 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
15 4 (0.50%) Salt
16 3 (0.37%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 425 (52.93%) Microsoft
2 99 (12.33%) VMware
3 87 (10.83%) Cisco
4 61 (7.60%) HP
5 58 (7.22%) Dell
6 53 (6.60%) Apple
6 53 (6.60%) Rackspace
7 47 (5.85%) Oracle
8 43 (5.35%) Red Hat
9 42 (5.23%) Google
10 41 (5.11%) New Relic
11 38 (4.73%) Juniper
12 31 (3.86%) Sony
12 31 (3.86%) Toshiba
13 19 (2.37%) Sitecore
13 19 (2.37%) Facebook
14 16 (1.99%) Citrix
15 15 (1.87%) EPiServer
15 15 (1.87%) EMC
15 15 (1.87%) NetApp
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