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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 232 398 468
Rank change year-on-year
+166 +70
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 528 246 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.18% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.22% 11.00% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 376 212 149
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
2747 2237 1755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.13% 4.93% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2255 1945 1516
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 £33,100 £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 22 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 22 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 +113 117 £57,500 +4.54% 17
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 22 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.

1 512 (56.83%) .NET
2 511 (56.71%) Microsoft
3 470 (52.16%) Windows
4 449 (49.83%) SQL Server
5 442 (49.06%) C#
6 388 (43.06%) ASP.NET
7 354 (39.29%) SQL
8 346 (38.40%) MVC
9 322 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
10 302 (33.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 265 (29.41%) JavaScript
12 262 (29.08%) HTML
13 244 (27.08%) CSS
14 228 (25.31%) TDD
15 213 (23.64%) Web Services
16 210 (23.31%) IIS
17 201 (22.31%) Amazon AWS
18 200 (22.20%) Scrum
19 188 (20.87%) MS Excel
20 182 (20.20%) E-Commerce
21 177 (19.64%) .NET Framework
22 170 (18.87%) jQuery
23 160 (17.76%) Linux
24 158 (17.54%) WCF
24 158 (17.54%) DevOps
25 152 (16.87%) TeamCity
26 147 (16.32%) Office 365
27 139 (15.43%) OO
28 134 (14.87%) Finance
29 133 (14.76%) PowerShell

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 210 (23.31%) IIS
2 116 (12.87%) SharePoint
3 96 (10.65%) nginx
4 94 (10.43%) Apache Solr
5 68 (7.55%) Apache
6 66 (7.33%) MS Exchange
7 50 (5.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 46 (5.11%) Lync
9 43 (4.77%) CMS
10 40 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 39 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
12 38 (4.22%) Node.js
13 37 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
13 37 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
14 33 (3.66%) Tomcat
15 29 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2013
16 19 (2.11%) Commerce Server
17 18 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
18 16 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
19 14 (1.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 188 (20.87%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.33%) MS Office
3 9 (1.00%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.55%) Mingle
5 5 (0.55%) MS Project
5 5 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.33%) Maya
7 3 (0.33%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.11%) Revit
8 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 43 (4.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.22%) Sophis RISQUE
3 9 (1.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 9 (1.00%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.22%) Tridion
7 1 (0.11%) Magento
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 201 (22.31%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (16.32%) Office 365
3 103 (11.43%) PaaS
4 83 (9.21%) IaaS
5 71 (7.88%) GitHub
6 62 (6.88%) Trello
7 56 (6.22%) Cloud Computing
8 48 (5.33%) SaaS
9 15 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (1.66%) Heroku
10 10 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
11 9 (1.00%) Google App Engine
12 8 (0.89%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
15 1 (0.11%) Joyent
15 1 (0.11%) ElastiCache
15 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 73 (8.10%) Firewall
2 61 (6.77%) SAN
3 56 (6.22%) DNS
4 27 (3.00%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.44%) NAS
6 21 (2.33%) HTTP
6 21 (2.33%) LAN
7 20 (2.22%) VLAN
7 20 (2.22%) VPN
8 14 (1.55%) PBX
9 13 (1.44%) Network Security
10 12 (1.33%) LDAP
10 12 (1.33%) Wireless
10 12 (1.33%) Unified Communications
10 12 (1.33%) iSCSI
11 10 (1.11%) SSL
11 10 (1.11%) DHCP
11 10 (1.11%) MPLS
12 9 (1.00%) Internet
13 8 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (49.83%) SQL Server
2 98 (10.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (10.43%) MongoDB
4 91 (10.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 86 (9.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 71 (7.88%) RavenDB
7 69 (7.66%) MySQL
8 67 (7.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 66 (7.33%) NoSQL
10 64 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 37 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 30 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 29 (3.22%) Hadoop
13 29 (3.22%) Oracle Database
14 28 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (3.11%) Big Data
15 18 (2.00%) Couchbase
16 17 (1.89%) Redis
17 15 (1.66%) Apache Hive
18 13 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 152 (16.87%) TeamCity
2 123 (13.65%) NUnit
3 93 (10.32%) Git (software)
4 92 (10.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 70 (7.77%) Visual Studio
6 68 (7.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 64 (7.10%) Rhino Mocks
7 64 (7.10%) ReSharper
8 62 (6.88%) dotTrace
8 62 (6.88%) YouTrack
9 45 (4.99%) Subversion
10 44 (4.88%) Jenkins
11 35 (3.88%) JIRA
12 26 (2.89%) MSBuild
13 22 (2.44%) Selenium
14 12 (1.33%) WebDriver
15 11 (1.22%) Bugzilla
16 10 (1.11%) SpecFlow
17 9 (1.00%) Calabash
18 6 (0.67%) Cucumber
General
1 134 (14.87%) Finance
2 74 (8.21%) Retail
3 62 (6.88%) French Language
4 58 (6.44%) Banking
5 34 (3.77%) Marketing
5 34 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 33 (3.66%) Games
7 32 (3.55%) Law
8 28 (3.11%) Music Industry
9 19 (2.11%) Publishing
10 18 (2.00%) Advertising
11 8 (0.89%) Back Office
11 8 (0.89%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.67%) Legal
13 5 (0.55%) Electronics
14 4 (0.44%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.22%) Japanese Language
16 1 (0.11%) Korean Language
16 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 359 (39.84%) Developer
2 165 (18.31%) .NET Developer
3 127 (14.10%) Architect
4 121 (13.43%) Senior Developer
5 76 (8.44%) Senior .NET Developer
6 74 (8.21%) C# Developer
7 73 (8.10%) Consultant
8 59 (6.55%) Solutions Architect
9 57 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 46 (5.11%) Administrator
11 43 (4.77%) Operations Engineer
12 37 (4.11%) Software Engineer
13 36 (4.00%) Analyst
14 34 (3.77%) Web Engineer
15 30 (3.33%) DBA
16 29 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
17 27 (3.00%) Lead Developer
17 27 (3.00%) Senior C# Developer
18 26 (2.89%) Systems Administrator
19 24 (2.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (56.83%) .NET
2 388 (43.06%) ASP.NET
3 302 (33.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 262 (29.08%) HTML
5 244 (27.08%) CSS
6 213 (23.64%) Web Services
7 177 (19.64%) .NET Framework
8 170 (18.87%) jQuery
9 158 (17.54%) WCF
10 119 (13.21%) AngularJS
11 118 (13.10%) HTML5
12 101 (11.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 94 (10.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 85 (9.43%) REST
15 82 (9.10%) CSS3
16 71 (7.88%) Lucene
17 69 (7.66%) Sass
18 64 (7.10%) Castle Windsor
19 59 (6.55%) XML
20 56 (6.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.33%) Replication
3 34 (3.77%) Open Source
4 33 (3.66%) Blackberry
5 32 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 31 (3.44%) User Experience
7 27 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.66%) Clustering
9 23 (2.55%) Mathematics
10 21 (2.33%) Management Information System
11 20 (2.22%) Visualisation
12 18 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
13 17 (1.89%) Mobile App
13 17 (1.89%) Digital Media
14 12 (1.33%) Video on Demand
14 12 (1.33%) iPhone
15 10 (1.11%) IPTV
15 10 (1.11%) Over-the-Top Content
16 9 (1.00%) N-Tier
17 8 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 470 (52.16%) Windows
2 160 (17.76%) Linux
3 105 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 96 (10.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (4.22%) Ubuntu
6 32 (3.55%) Debian
6 32 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (3.00%) UNIX
8 25 (2.77%) Android
9 22 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.66%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.66%) Fedora
11 13 (1.44%) Solaris
12 12 (1.33%) AIX
12 12 (1.33%) HPUX
13 11 (1.22%) Windows 7
14 10 (1.11%) VMS
15 9 (1.00%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.89%) CentOS
17 7 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (38.40%) MVC
2 322 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (25.31%) TDD
4 200 (22.20%) Scrum
5 182 (20.20%) E-Commerce
6 158 (17.54%) DevOps
7 139 (15.43%) OO
8 130 (14.43%) BDD
9 98 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
10 88 (9.77%) SOA
11 76 (8.44%) Unit Testing
12 67 (7.44%) CRM
13 66 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
14 64 (7.10%) Mentoring
15 63 (6.99%) Software Engineering
15 63 (6.99%) Migration
15 63 (6.99%) ITIL
16 62 (6.88%) OOP
16 62 (6.88%) Web Development
17 57 (6.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 442 (49.06%) C#
2 354 (39.29%) SQL
3 265 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 133 (14.76%) PowerShell
5 123 (13.65%) T-SQL
6 63 (6.99%) Java
7 51 (5.66%) Ruby
8 26 (2.89%) C
9 24 (2.66%) PHP
9 24 (2.66%) Python
9 24 (2.66%) F#
10 22 (2.44%) VB.NET
11 20 (2.22%) Perl
12 18 (2.00%) VB
13 15 (1.66%) Clojure
14 13 (1.44%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.33%) Scala
16 11 (1.22%) C++
17 7 (0.78%) PowerHouse
18 5 (0.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 106 (11.76%) Degree
2 89 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (4.77%) MCITP
4 38 (4.22%) MCSE
5 19 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (2.11%) CCNA
6 18 (2.00%) MCTS
7 15 (1.66%) MCSA
8 9 (1.00%) MCP
8 9 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (0.89%) CISSP
10 7 (0.78%) Security Cleared
10 7 (0.78%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.67%) MCSD
12 5 (0.55%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.44%) CCA
13 4 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.44%) CCNP
13 4 (0.44%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.21%) QA
2 24 (2.66%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.00%) SLA
4 12 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 104 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 96 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (8.66%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.22%) Varnish
5 28 (3.11%) Samba
5 28 (3.11%) KVM
6 23 (2.55%) vSphere
7 21 (2.33%) XenApp
8 12 (1.33%) Xen
9 7 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.67%) 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%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.11%) UAG
14 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 62 (6.88%) Puppet
2 61 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (4.33%) ZABBIX
4 35 (3.88%) logstash
5 34 (3.77%) StatsD
6 32 (3.55%) Kibana
7 30 (3.33%) HAProxy
8 25 (2.77%) SCCM
9 22 (2.44%) Nagios
10 21 (2.33%) SCOM
11 18 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 10 (1.11%) Opsview
12 10 (1.11%) SCVMM
13 9 (1.00%) WSUS
14 8 (0.89%) Vagrant
15 7 (0.78%) SCDPM
16 5 (0.55%) Salt
16 5 (0.55%) SCSM
17 3 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 3 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 511 (56.71%) Microsoft
2 112 (12.43%) VMware
3 87 (9.66%) Cisco
4 78 (8.66%) Rackspace
5 77 (8.55%) Oracle
6 62 (6.88%) HP
7 54 (5.99%) Dell
8 48 (5.33%) Google
9 43 (4.77%) New Relic
10 41 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 41 (4.55%) Apple
11 34 (3.77%) Citrix
12 30 (3.33%) Juniper
13 28 (3.11%) Sony
13 28 (3.11%) Toshiba
14 25 (2.77%) Xamarin
15 20 (2.22%) Sitecore
16 17 (1.89%) Facebook
16 17 (1.89%) NetApp
16 17 (1.89%) SAP
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