The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 337 337 437
Rank change year-on-year
0 +100
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 355 301 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.68% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.34% 14.45% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 277 285 162
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
Cloud Services Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
2877 2083 1738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.96% 4.72% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2410 1822 1481
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +35 76 £67,500 +14.89% 19
Croydon - 7 £47,500 -
Barnet - 4 £65,000 -
Wembley - 4 £65,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 £30,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £29,000 -
Ealing - 2 £52,500 - 1
Westminster - 2 - -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 402 (56.62%) .NET
2 395 (55.63%) C#
3 351 (49.44%) Windows
3 351 (49.44%) Microsoft
4 286 (40.28%) SQL Server
5 274 (38.59%) ASP.NET
6 249 (35.07%) SQL
6 249 (35.07%) MVC
7 213 (30.00%) TDD
8 209 (29.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 192 (27.04%) HTML
10 189 (26.62%) JavaScript
11 173 (24.37%) Amazon AWS
12 168 (23.66%) CSS
13 163 (22.96%) Web Services
14 158 (22.25%) Linux
15 156 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
15 156 (21.97%) jQuery
16 149 (20.99%) Scrum
17 134 (18.87%) MS Excel
18 131 (18.45%) WCF
19 130 (18.31%) OO
19 130 (18.31%) HTML5
20 129 (18.17%) E-Commerce
21 128 (18.03%) IIS
22 123 (17.32%) DevOps
23 119 (16.76%) .NET Framework
24 111 (15.63%) TeamCity
25 108 (15.21%) BDD
25 108 (15.21%) Continuous Integration

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 128 (18.03%) IIS
2 96 (13.52%) SharePoint
3 76 (10.70%) Apache
4 57 (8.03%) Node.js
5 42 (5.92%) nginx
5 42 (5.92%) Apache Solr
6 38 (5.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 37 (5.21%) MS Exchange
8 36 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (4.65%) CMS
9 33 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 27 (3.80%) Tomcat
11 25 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
13 21 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (2.11%) Lync
15 13 (1.83%) Umbraco
16 11 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
17 8 (1.13%) Apache Pig
18 5 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 134 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.41%) MS Office
3 8 (1.13%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.99%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.85%) Mingle
6 5 (0.70%) MS Project
6 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.42%) Final Cut Pro
7 3 (0.42%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.28%) Maya
8 2 (0.28%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 26 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (3.24%) Sophis RISQUE
3 13 (1.83%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.56%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.42%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 173 (24.37%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (12.54%) PaaS
3 83 (11.69%) Office 365
4 71 (10.00%) IaaS
5 54 (7.61%) Cloud Computing
6 50 (7.04%) SaaS
7 37 (5.21%) GitHub
8 34 (4.79%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (3.94%) Google App Engine
10 11 (1.55%) Trello
11 10 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (1.41%) Rackspace Cloud
12 9 (1.27%) Amazon S3
13 8 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.99%) Heroku
15 6 (0.85%) Google Apps
16 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
16 1 (0.14%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.62%) DNS
2 39 (5.49%) SAN
3 28 (3.94%) Firewall
4 26 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 25 (3.52%) Internet
6 18 (2.54%) NAS
7 17 (2.39%) LAN
8 14 (1.97%) DHCP
9 13 (1.83%) HTTP
10 10 (1.41%) VPN
11 7 (0.99%) Network Security
11 7 (0.99%) iSCSI
12 6 (0.85%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.85%) Kerberos
12 6 (0.85%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.85%) WAN
12 6 (0.85%) PBX
13 5 (0.70%) VoIP
13 5 (0.70%) LDAP
13 5 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (40.28%) SQL Server
2 85 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 76 (10.70%) MongoDB
4 65 (9.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 64 (9.01%) Hadoop
6 61 (8.59%) Big Data
7 57 (8.03%) MySQL
8 40 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 40 (5.63%) NoSQL
9 35 (4.93%) Azure SQL Database
10 25 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (2.68%) Redis
13 18 (2.54%) RavenDB
13 18 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (2.39%) Apache Hive
15 16 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
17 9 (1.27%) HBase
17 9 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 111 (15.63%) TeamCity
2 96 (13.52%) Git (software)
3 74 (10.42%) NUnit
4 72 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 61 (8.59%) Subversion
5 61 (8.59%) Visual Studio
6 49 (6.90%) Jenkins
7 42 (5.92%) Selenium
8 28 (3.94%) SpecFlow
9 27 (3.80%) JIRA
10 26 (3.66%) ReSharper
11 25 (3.52%) WebDriver
12 22 (3.10%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (2.96%) Moq
14 19 (2.68%) TestComplete
14 19 (2.68%) WinRunner
14 19 (2.68%) Ranorex
15 17 (2.39%) Bugzilla
15 17 (2.39%) Rhino Mocks
16 14 (1.97%) MSTest
General
1 94 (13.24%) Finance
2 69 (9.72%) Retail
3 60 (8.45%) Law
4 54 (7.61%) Banking
5 42 (5.92%) Advertising
6 32 (4.51%) Marketing
7 27 (3.80%) Publishing
8 24 (3.38%) Games
8 24 (3.38%) Music Industry
9 16 (2.25%) Back Office
10 13 (1.83%) Telecoms
11 11 (1.55%) French Language
12 8 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.13%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.70%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.56%) Japanese Language
14 4 (0.56%) Electronics
15 3 (0.42%) Billing
16 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 294 (41.41%) Developer
2 166 (23.38%) .NET Developer
3 98 (13.80%) C# Developer
4 92 (12.96%) Architect
5 90 (12.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 86 (12.11%) Consultant
7 78 (10.99%) Senior Developer
8 51 (7.18%) Analyst
9 48 (6.76%) Senior .NET Developer
10 46 (6.48%) ASP.NET Developer
11 39 (5.49%) Web Developer
12 35 (4.93%) Agile .NET Developer
13 34 (4.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 32 (4.51%) Operations Engineer
14 32 (4.51%) Web Engineer
15 30 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
15 30 (4.23%) Lead Developer
15 30 (4.23%) .NET Web Developer
16 26 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
17 23 (3.24%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (56.62%) .NET
2 274 (38.59%) ASP.NET
3 209 (29.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 192 (27.04%) HTML
5 168 (23.66%) CSS
6 163 (22.96%) Web Services
7 156 (21.97%) jQuery
8 131 (18.45%) WCF
9 130 (18.31%) HTML5
10 119 (16.76%) .NET Framework
11 82 (11.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 79 (11.13%) CSS3
13 65 (9.15%) XML
14 50 (7.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 45 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 43 (6.06%) LINQ
17 40 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 38 (5.35%) KnockoutJS
19 36 (5.07%) RESTful
20 35 (4.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.34%) Computer Science
2 39 (5.49%) Open Source
3 35 (4.93%) Mathematics
4 27 (3.80%) Blackberry
5 25 (3.52%) Mobile App
6 22 (3.10%) Client/Server
7 21 (2.96%) Replication
8 20 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
10 16 (2.25%) Blog
11 15 (2.11%) Social Network
11 15 (2.11%) Clustering
12 11 (1.55%) Social Media
12 11 (1.55%) Digital Media
13 10 (1.41%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.27%) iPad
14 9 (1.27%) Online Games
15 8 (1.13%) Social Gaming
15 8 (1.13%) Physics
16 7 (0.99%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 351 (49.44%) Windows
2 158 (22.25%) Linux
3 93 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (6.48%) Android
5 43 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (5.49%) Apple iOS
7 35 (4.93%) UNIX
8 33 (4.65%) Debian
9 29 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (3.94%) Ubuntu
11 19 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (2.11%) Fedora
13 13 (1.83%) AIX
13 13 (1.83%) HPUX
13 13 (1.83%) Solaris
14 7 (0.99%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.85%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.70%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.56%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (35.07%) MVC
2 213 (30.00%) TDD
3 156 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (20.99%) Scrum
5 130 (18.31%) OO
6 129 (18.17%) E-Commerce
7 123 (17.32%) DevOps
8 108 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
8 108 (15.21%) BDD
9 98 (13.80%) Web Development
10 64 (9.01%) Unit Testing
11 63 (8.87%) Domain-Driven Design
11 63 (8.87%) OOP
12 59 (8.31%) Software Engineering
13 55 (7.75%) Dependency Injection
14 48 (6.76%) Pair Programming
15 46 (6.48%) SOA
16 45 (6.34%) Analytics
17 44 (6.20%) Data Modelling
18 42 (5.92%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 395 (55.63%) C#
2 249 (35.07%) SQL
3 189 (26.62%) JavaScript
4 88 (12.39%) Java
5 81 (11.41%) Ruby
6 72 (10.14%) PowerShell
7 43 (6.06%) Python
8 40 (5.63%) Clojure
9 39 (5.49%) F#
10 29 (4.08%) T-SQL
10 29 (4.08%) C++
11 25 (3.52%) C
11 25 (3.52%) VB.NET
12 22 (3.10%) PHP
12 22 (3.10%) Bash Shell
13 18 (2.54%) Perl
14 17 (2.39%) Scala
15 13 (1.83%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.99%) VB
16 7 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (12.54%) Degree
2 58 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (5.63%) MCSE
4 29 (4.08%) MCITP
5 22 (3.10%) MCTS
6 15 (2.11%) MCP
7 8 (1.13%) MCSA
8 6 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.70%) MCDBA
9 5 (0.70%) CCNA
10 2 (0.28%) MCSD
10 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.28%) NCDA
11 1 (0.14%) VCAP
11 1 (0.14%) VCP5
11 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (10.99%) QA
2 19 (2.68%) SLA
3 17 (2.39%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.70%) Basel III
5 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 64 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (8.73%) Hyper-V
4 31 (4.37%) Varnish
5 26 (3.66%) Samba
5 26 (3.66%) KVM
6 11 (1.55%) UAG
7 8 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.99%) XenApp
9 6 (0.85%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.70%) Xen
11 3 (0.42%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.42%) Xsan
11 3 (0.42%) vCloud
12 2 (0.28%) NFS
12 2 (0.28%) vSphere
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 51 (7.18%) Puppet
2 46 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (4.93%) logstash
4 34 (4.79%) StatsD
4 34 (4.79%) HAProxy
5 33 (4.65%) ZABBIX
6 31 (4.37%) Kibana
7 25 (3.52%) SCCM
8 24 (3.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 23 (3.24%) SCOM
10 20 (2.82%) Nagios
11 13 (1.83%) SCVMM
12 10 (1.41%) CFEngine
13 8 (1.13%) WSUS
13 8 (1.13%) SCSM
14 5 (0.70%) Ansible
14 5 (0.70%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.70%) NetBackup
15 4 (0.56%) Salt
16 3 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 351 (49.44%) Microsoft
2 77 (10.85%) VMware
3 60 (8.45%) Cisco
4 53 (7.46%) Dell
5 52 (7.32%) Google
6 49 (6.90%) Apple
7 44 (6.20%) HP
8 43 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 39 (5.49%) Oracle
10 37 (5.21%) New Relic
11 34 (4.79%) Juniper
12 33 (4.65%) Rackspace
13 25 (3.52%) Facebook
14 24 (3.38%) Sony
14 24 (3.38%) Toshiba
15 17 (2.39%) Twitter
16 12 (1.69%) EPiServer
17 11 (1.55%) Sitecore
18 9 (1.27%) Citrix
19 8 (1.13%) SAP
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