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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 235 397 467
Rank change year-on-year
+162 +70
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 530 244 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.17% 0.54% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.92% 11.05% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 373 213 148
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
2802 2209 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.17% 4.88% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2298 1923 1508
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.31%
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 20 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 20 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 +103 112 £57,500 +4.07% 19
Enfield - 8 £42,500 -
Westminster - 5 £40,000 -
Hammersmith - 3 £90,000 -
Harrow - 3 £37,250 -
Barnet - 3 £62,500 -
Croydon - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 508 (56.89%) .NET
1 508 (56.89%) Microsoft
2 470 (52.63%) Windows
3 446 (49.94%) SQL Server
4 439 (49.16%) C#
5 385 (43.11%) ASP.NET
6 352 (39.42%) SQL
7 341 (38.19%) MVC
8 316 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
9 299 (33.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 261 (29.23%) JavaScript
11 260 (29.12%) HTML
12 241 (26.99%) CSS
13 225 (25.20%) TDD
14 214 (23.96%) Web Services
15 211 (23.63%) IIS
16 200 (22.40%) Amazon AWS
17 194 (21.72%) Scrum
18 185 (20.72%) MS Excel
19 178 (19.93%) E-Commerce
20 176 (19.71%) .NET Framework
21 170 (19.04%) jQuery
22 162 (18.14%) Linux
23 160 (17.92%) DevOps
24 157 (17.58%) WCF
25 152 (17.02%) TeamCity
26 143 (16.01%) Office 365
27 139 (15.57%) OO
28 134 (15.01%) Finance
29 132 (14.78%) PowerShell

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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
1 211 (23.63%) IIS
2 113 (12.65%) SharePoint
3 96 (10.75%) nginx
4 94 (10.53%) Apache Solr
5 69 (7.73%) Apache
6 66 (7.39%) MS Exchange
7 48 (5.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 45 (5.04%) Lync
9 42 (4.70%) CMS
10 40 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
11 39 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
12 36 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
13 35 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
14 34 (3.81%) Tomcat
14 34 (3.81%) Node.js
15 29 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
16 19 (2.13%) Commerce Server
17 17 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
18 16 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
19 15 (1.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 185 (20.72%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.35%) MS Office
3 9 (1.01%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.56%) MS Project
5 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.56%) Mingle
6 4 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.34%) Maya
7 3 (0.34%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) Revit
8 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 43 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.24%) Sophis RISQUE
3 9 (1.01%) Oracle CRM
3 9 (1.01%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 5 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.34%) 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 (22.40%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (16.01%) Office 365
3 104 (11.65%) PaaS
4 82 (9.18%) IaaS
5 71 (7.95%) GitHub
6 62 (6.94%) Trello
7 54 (6.05%) Cloud Computing
8 48 (5.38%) SaaS
9 15 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (1.68%) Heroku
10 10 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
11 9 (1.01%) Google App Engine
12 8 (0.90%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
15 1 (0.11%) ElastiCache
15 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.11%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 71 (7.95%) Firewall
2 62 (6.94%) SAN
3 56 (6.27%) DNS
4 27 (3.02%) TCP/IP
5 23 (2.58%) HTTP
6 22 (2.46%) LAN
6 22 (2.46%) NAS
7 20 (2.24%) VLAN
8 18 (2.02%) VPN
9 14 (1.57%) PBX
10 12 (1.34%) LDAP
10 12 (1.34%) Wireless
10 12 (1.34%) Network Security
10 12 (1.34%) iSCSI
10 12 (1.34%) Unified Communications
11 10 (1.12%) MPLS
11 10 (1.12%) DHCP
11 10 (1.12%) SSL
12 9 (1.01%) Internet
13 8 (0.90%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (49.94%) SQL Server
2 99 (11.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (10.30%) MongoDB
4 90 (10.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 88 (9.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 70 (7.84%) MySQL
6 70 (7.84%) RavenDB
7 68 (7.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 65 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 61 (6.83%) NoSQL
10 37 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
12 29 (3.25%) Hadoop
12 29 (3.25%) Oracle Database
13 28 (3.14%) Big Data
13 28 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (2.02%) Couchbase
15 17 (1.90%) Redis
16 15 (1.68%) Apache Hive
17 14 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 152 (17.02%) TeamCity
2 123 (13.77%) NUnit
3 93 (10.41%) Git (software)
4 90 (10.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 71 (7.95%) Visual Studio
6 68 (7.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 64 (7.17%) ReSharper
7 64 (7.17%) Rhino Mocks
8 62 (6.94%) dotTrace
8 62 (6.94%) YouTrack
9 46 (5.15%) Subversion
10 44 (4.93%) Jenkins
11 35 (3.92%) JIRA
12 25 (2.80%) MSBuild
13 23 (2.58%) Selenium
14 13 (1.46%) WebDriver
15 11 (1.23%) Bugzilla
16 10 (1.12%) SpecFlow
17 9 (1.01%) Calabash
18 6 (0.67%) Ranorex
General
1 134 (15.01%) Finance
2 74 (8.29%) Retail
3 62 (6.94%) French Language
4 59 (6.61%) Banking
5 34 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 33 (3.70%) Games
6 33 (3.70%) Marketing
7 32 (3.58%) Law
8 28 (3.14%) Music Industry
9 20 (2.24%) Publishing
10 18 (2.02%) Advertising
11 9 (1.01%) Back Office
12 8 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.67%) Legal
14 5 (0.56%) Electronics
14 5 (0.56%) 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
1 354 (39.64%) Developer
2 161 (18.03%) .NET Developer
3 125 (14.00%) Architect
4 119 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 74 (8.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 72 (8.06%) C# Developer
7 71 (7.95%) Consultant
8 59 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
9 58 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 46 (5.15%) Administrator
11 43 (4.82%) Operations Engineer
12 39 (4.37%) Analyst
13 37 (4.14%) Software Engineer
14 34 (3.81%) Web Engineer
15 31 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
16 30 (3.36%) DBA
17 28 (3.14%) Lead Developer
18 27 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
18 27 (3.02%) Senior C# Developer
19 23 (2.58%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (56.89%) .NET
2 385 (43.11%) ASP.NET
3 299 (33.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 260 (29.12%) HTML
5 241 (26.99%) CSS
6 214 (23.96%) Web Services
7 176 (19.71%) .NET Framework
8 170 (19.04%) jQuery
9 157 (17.58%) WCF
10 119 (13.33%) HTML5
11 114 (12.77%) AngularJS
12 101 (11.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 90 (10.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 85 (9.52%) REST
15 81 (9.07%) CSS3
16 71 (7.95%) Lucene
17 70 (7.84%) Sass
18 64 (7.17%) Castle Windsor
19 62 (6.94%) XML
20 56 (6.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.49%) Replication
3 35 (3.92%) Open Source
4 33 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 33 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 30 (3.36%) User Experience
6 28 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.69%) Clustering
7 24 (2.69%) Mathematics
8 22 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.24%) Visualisation
10 18 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
11 17 (1.90%) Digital Media
12 15 (1.68%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.34%) Video on Demand
13 12 (1.34%) iPhone
14 10 (1.12%) IPTV
14 10 (1.12%) Over-the-Top Content
15 9 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
15 9 (1.01%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 470 (52.63%) Windows
2 162 (18.14%) Linux
3 107 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 92 (10.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (4.14%) Ubuntu
6 33 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (3.58%) Debian
8 27 (3.02%) UNIX
9 23 (2.58%) Android
10 22 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.79%) Fedora
12 14 (1.57%) Solaris
13 13 (1.46%) AIX
13 13 (1.46%) HPUX
13 13 (1.46%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.12%) Windows 7
14 10 (1.12%) VMS
15 9 (1.01%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.90%) CentOS
17 7 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (38.19%) MVC
2 316 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (25.20%) TDD
4 194 (21.72%) Scrum
5 178 (19.93%) E-Commerce
6 160 (17.92%) DevOps
7 139 (15.57%) OO
8 127 (14.22%) BDD
9 97 (10.86%) Continuous Integration
10 85 (9.52%) SOA
11 76 (8.51%) Unit Testing
12 67 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
13 65 (7.28%) CRM
14 64 (7.17%) Software Engineering
14 64 (7.17%) Mentoring
15 63 (7.05%) ITIL
15 63 (7.05%) Web Development
16 61 (6.83%) OOP
17 60 (6.72%) Migration
18 57 (6.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 439 (49.16%) C#
2 352 (39.42%) SQL
3 261 (29.23%) JavaScript
4 132 (14.78%) PowerShell
5 123 (13.77%) T-SQL
6 63 (7.05%) Java
7 51 (5.71%) Ruby
8 26 (2.91%) C
9 24 (2.69%) PHP
9 24 (2.69%) Python
9 24 (2.69%) F#
10 23 (2.58%) VB.NET
11 20 (2.24%) Perl
12 18 (2.02%) VB
13 15 (1.68%) Clojure
14 14 (1.57%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.34%) Scala
16 11 (1.23%) C++
17 7 (0.78%) PowerHouse
18 5 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 106 (11.87%) Degree
2 87 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (4.82%) MCITP
4 37 (4.14%) MCSE
5 19 (2.13%) CCNA
5 19 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (1.90%) MCTS
7 15 (1.68%) MCSA
8 10 (1.12%) MCP
9 9 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (0.90%) CISSP
11 7 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.78%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.67%) Security Cleared
13 5 (0.56%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.56%) MCSD
14 4 (0.45%) CCNP
14 4 (0.45%) CCA
14 4 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.45%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.39%) QA
2 24 (2.69%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.02%) SLA
4 12 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 103 (11.53%) Active Directory
2 96 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (8.40%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.25%) Varnish
5 28 (3.14%) KVM
5 28 (3.14%) Samba
6 22 (2.46%) vSphere
7 21 (2.35%) XenApp
8 12 (1.34%) Xen
9 6 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.67%) XenServer
10 4 (0.45%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.45%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.45%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 62 (6.94%) Puppet
2 61 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (4.37%) ZABBIX
4 35 (3.92%) logstash
5 34 (3.81%) StatsD
6 32 (3.58%) Kibana
7 30 (3.36%) HAProxy
8 24 (2.69%) SCCM
9 23 (2.58%) Nagios
10 21 (2.35%) SCOM
11 18 (2.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 10 (1.12%) Opsview
12 10 (1.12%) WSUS
13 9 (1.01%) SCVMM
14 8 (0.90%) Vagrant
15 6 (0.67%) SCDPM
16 5 (0.56%) Salt
16 5 (0.56%) SCSM
17 3 (0.34%) Ansible
17 3 (0.34%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 508 (56.89%) Microsoft
2 112 (12.54%) VMware
3 87 (9.74%) Cisco
4 78 (8.73%) Rackspace
5 77 (8.62%) Oracle
6 63 (7.05%) HP
7 54 (6.05%) Dell
8 48 (5.38%) Google
9 43 (4.82%) New Relic
9 43 (4.82%) Red Hat
10 42 (4.70%) Apple
11 33 (3.70%) Citrix
12 30 (3.36%) Juniper
13 28 (3.14%) Sony
13 28 (3.14%) Toshiba
14 21 (2.35%) Xamarin
15 19 (2.13%) Sitecore
16 17 (1.90%) Facebook
16 17 (1.90%) EMC
16 17 (1.90%) SAP
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Avanade UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £260.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
ARM Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Salary: £36000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago