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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 193 334 405
Rank change year-on-year
+141 +71
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 667 342 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.51% 0.75% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.14% 13.45% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 505 274 204
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 £42,500 £42,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,750 £76,750
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.61% +8.88%
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
2883 2542 2019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.51% 5.60% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2408 2161 1739
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 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +127 142 £62,500 +25.00% 23
Hammersmith - 3 £90,000 -
Mayfair - 3 - -
Barnet - 3 £62,500 -
Enfield - 3 £42,500 -
Croydon - 2 £61,250 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 621 (54.96%) .NET
2 614 (54.34%) Microsoft
3 556 (49.20%) Windows
4 555 (49.12%) C#
5 526 (46.55%) SQL Server
6 436 (38.58%) ASP.NET
7 435 (38.50%) SQL
8 404 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
9 388 (34.34%) MVC
10 340 (30.09%) JavaScript
11 317 (28.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 306 (27.08%) HTML
13 285 (25.22%) TDD
14 283 (25.04%) MS Excel
15 278 (24.60%) CSS
16 243 (21.50%) E-Commerce
17 233 (20.62%) Scrum
18 230 (20.35%) Web Services
19 215 (19.03%) Amazon AWS
20 209 (18.50%) IIS
21 208 (18.41%) .NET Framework
22 196 (17.35%) Office 365
23 183 (16.19%) AngularJS
24 178 (15.75%) PowerShell
25 174 (15.40%) TeamCity
26 173 (15.31%) Linux
27 168 (14.87%) jQuery
27 168 (14.87%) Finance
28 166 (14.69%) VMware
29 165 (14.60%) BDD

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 209 (18.50%) IIS
2 123 (10.88%) SharePoint
3 106 (9.38%) nginx
4 102 (9.03%) Apache Solr
5 97 (8.58%) MS Exchange
6 69 (6.11%) Lync
7 65 (5.75%) CMS
8 64 (5.66%) Node.js
9 61 (5.40%) Apache
10 60 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
11 52 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 51 (4.51%) BizTalk Server
13 44 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2013
14 41 (3.63%) SharePoint 2013
15 34 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
16 28 (2.48%) Tomcat
17 25 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
18 22 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
18 22 (1.95%) Office Communications Server
19 21 (1.86%) Mule
Applications
1 283 (25.04%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.07%) MS Office
3 13 (1.15%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.27%) MS Project
6 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.27%) Maya
6 3 (0.27%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.088%) Revit
7 1 (0.088%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 55 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.86%) Sophis RISQUE
3 7 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
3 7 (0.62%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.62%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 4 (0.35%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.18%) Tridion
6 1 (0.088%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.088%) Magento
6 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 215 (19.03%) Amazon AWS
2 196 (17.35%) Office 365
3 117 (10.35%) IaaS
4 109 (9.65%) PaaS
5 79 (6.99%) Cloud Computing
6 67 (5.93%) GitHub
7 61 (5.40%) Trello
8 59 (5.22%) SaaS
9 11 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.97%) Heroku
10 9 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.53%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.44%) IBM SmartCloud
13 4 (0.35%) Sumo Logic
14 2 (0.18%) Terremark
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.18%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 100 (8.85%) Firewall
2 76 (6.73%) SAN
3 73 (6.46%) DNS
4 38 (3.36%) TCP/IP
5 31 (2.74%) VPN
6 28 (2.48%) HTTP
7 25 (2.21%) iSCSI
7 25 (2.21%) NAS
8 22 (1.95%) LAN
8 22 (1.95%) VLAN
9 21 (1.86%) Wireless
10 18 (1.59%) Internet
11 15 (1.33%) DHCP
12 14 (1.24%) SSL
13 13 (1.15%) WAN
13 13 (1.15%) MPLS
13 13 (1.15%) LDAP
14 12 (1.06%) Network Security
15 10 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
15 10 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 131 (11.59%) MongoDB
3 127 (11.24%) NoSQL
4 123 (10.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 115 (10.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 104 (9.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 99 (8.76%) MySQL
8 98 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 94 (8.32%) Azure SQL Database
10 86 (7.61%) RavenDB
11 59 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 55 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
13 51 (4.51%) Oracle Database
14 42 (3.72%) Big Data
15 31 (2.74%) Hadoop
15 31 (2.74%) Couchbase
16 24 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
17 23 (2.04%) CouchDB
18 21 (1.86%) QlikView
19 18 (1.59%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 174 (15.40%) TeamCity
2 128 (11.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 121 (10.71%) NUnit
4 115 (10.18%) Git (software)
5 72 (6.37%) Visual Studio
6 69 (6.11%) Jenkins
7 64 (5.66%) ReSharper
8 62 (5.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 58 (5.13%) Rhino Mocks
10 57 (5.04%) dotTrace
10 57 (5.04%) YouTrack
11 47 (4.16%) JIRA
12 37 (3.27%) Subversion
13 27 (2.39%) MSBuild
14 17 (1.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 13 (1.15%) Calabash
16 12 (1.06%) Selenium
17 11 (0.97%) Grunt
18 10 (0.88%) Cucumber
19 9 (0.80%) Bugzilla
General
1 168 (14.87%) Finance
2 90 (7.96%) Retail
3 60 (5.31%) Banking
4 57 (5.04%) French Language
5 44 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 39 (3.45%) Games
7 31 (2.74%) Marketing
8 24 (2.12%) Music Industry
9 21 (1.86%) Law
10 10 (0.88%) Advertising
11 8 (0.71%) Legal
11 8 (0.71%) Back Office
12 7 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.62%) Publishing
13 4 (0.35%) Electronics
13 4 (0.35%) Automotive
13 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.088%) Local Government
14 1 (0.088%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.088%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 420 (37.17%) Developer
2 199 (17.61%) .NET Developer
3 159 (14.07%) Architect
4 127 (11.24%) Senior Developer
5 105 (9.29%) Consultant
6 92 (8.14%) C# Developer
7 80 (7.08%) Senior .NET Developer
8 75 (6.64%) Solutions Architect
9 56 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
10 43 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
10 43 (3.81%) Administrator
11 42 (3.72%) DBA
11 42 (3.72%) Software Engineer
12 38 (3.36%) Operations Engineer
13 32 (2.83%) Analyst
14 29 (2.57%) Web Developer
14 29 (2.57%) Cloud Architect
15 28 (2.48%) Web Engineer
16 27 (2.39%) Senior C# Developer
16 27 (2.39%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 621 (54.96%) .NET
2 436 (38.58%) ASP.NET
3 317 (28.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 306 (27.08%) HTML
5 278 (24.60%) CSS
6 230 (20.35%) Web Services
7 208 (18.41%) .NET Framework
8 183 (16.19%) AngularJS
9 168 (14.87%) jQuery
10 149 (13.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 146 (12.92%) WCF
12 128 (11.33%) HTML5
13 111 (9.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 107 (9.47%) REST
15 93 (8.23%) CSS3
16 78 (6.90%) Lucene
17 73 (6.46%) XML
18 69 (6.11%) Sass
19 59 (5.22%) KnockoutJS
20 57 (5.04%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 87 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (6.46%) Replication
3 67 (5.93%) Mobile App
4 51 (4.51%) Open Source
5 47 (4.16%) User Experience
6 39 (3.45%) Blackberry
7 38 (3.36%) Management Information System
8 34 (3.01%) Clustering
9 30 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (2.48%) Computer Science
11 23 (2.04%) iPhone
12 21 (1.86%) Visualisation
12 21 (1.86%) Mathematics
12 21 (1.86%) N-Tier
13 20 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
14 19 (1.68%) Digital Media
15 14 (1.24%) Video on Demand
16 13 (1.15%) Blog
17 10 (0.88%) IPTV
17 10 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 556 (49.20%) Windows
2 173 (15.31%) Linux
3 120 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 118 (10.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (4.78%) Android
6 41 (3.63%) Apple iOS
7 35 (3.10%) Ubuntu
8 32 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (2.83%) Debian
9 27 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (2.04%) Windows 7
11 21 (1.86%) UNIX
12 20 (1.77%) Windows 8
13 16 (1.42%) Windows Phone
14 11 (0.97%) VMS
15 8 (0.71%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.71%) Solaris
16 7 (0.62%) CentOS
17 5 (0.44%) Fedora
17 5 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (34.34%) MVC
3 285 (25.22%) TDD
4 243 (21.50%) E-Commerce
5 233 (20.62%) Scrum
6 165 (14.60%) BDD
7 161 (14.25%) DevOps
8 140 (12.39%) OO
9 126 (11.15%) SOA
10 122 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
11 102 (9.03%) Migration
12 100 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
13 87 (7.70%) CRM
14 86 (7.61%) Unit Testing
15 84 (7.43%) Mentoring
16 77 (6.81%) Software Engineering
17 69 (6.11%) ITIL
17 69 (6.11%) OOP
18 62 (5.49%) Web Development
19 61 (5.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 555 (49.12%) C#
2 435 (38.50%) SQL
3 340 (30.09%) JavaScript
4 178 (15.75%) PowerShell
5 154 (13.63%) T-SQL
6 101 (8.94%) Java
7 70 (6.19%) Ruby
8 42 (3.72%) PHP
9 40 (3.54%) Python
10 30 (2.65%) VB
11 24 (2.12%) F#
12 21 (1.86%) Scala
12 21 (1.86%) Perl
13 18 (1.59%) C
14 15 (1.33%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.06%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.80%) Objective-C
16 9 (0.80%) Clojure
17 7 (0.62%) C++
18 5 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 113 (10.00%) Degree
2 109 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (4.34%) MCITP
4 37 (3.27%) MCSE
5 23 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.77%) MCP
6 20 (1.77%) CCNA
7 19 (1.68%) MCTS
8 17 (1.50%) MCSA
8 17 (1.50%) AWS Certification
9 13 (1.15%) MCDBA
10 12 (1.06%) MCSD
11 10 (0.88%) CISSP
11 10 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (0.80%) Security Cleared
13 7 (0.62%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.62%) CCNP
13 7 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.62%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.53%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.84%) QA
2 22 (1.95%) PCI DSS
2 22 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.15%) SLA
4 10 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 157 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 140 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (8.32%) Hyper-V
4 41 (3.63%) vSphere
5 37 (3.27%) XenApp
6 29 (2.57%) Varnish
7 28 (2.48%) KVM
7 28 (2.48%) Samba
8 17 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.15%) Xen
10 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (0.80%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.71%) XenServer
12 5 (0.44%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (0.44%) vCloud
13 4 (0.35%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.35%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.35%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 96 (8.50%) Opscode Chef
2 91 (8.05%) Puppet
3 50 (4.42%) ZABBIX
3 50 (4.42%) Graphite
4 48 (4.25%) logstash
5 43 (3.81%) Kibana
6 42 (3.72%) SCCM
7 35 (3.10%) SCOM
8 34 (3.01%) StatsD
9 32 (2.83%) HAProxy
10 24 (2.12%) Vagrant
11 21 (1.86%) Nagios
12 14 (1.24%) SCDPM
13 13 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 13 (1.15%) Opsview
14 12 (1.06%) SCVMM
15 10 (0.88%) SCOrch
16 8 (0.71%) CA SiteMinder
17 6 (0.53%) Ansible
17 6 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 614 (54.34%) Microsoft
2 166 (14.69%) VMware
3 119 (10.53%) Oracle
4 87 (7.70%) Cisco
5 74 (6.55%) Rackspace
6 60 (5.31%) New Relic
7 59 (5.22%) Citrix
8 55 (4.87%) HP
8 55 (4.87%) Dell
9 53 (4.69%) Google
10 42 (3.72%) Xamarin
11 35 (3.10%) Red Hat
12 33 (2.92%) Juniper
13 31 (2.74%) Apple
14 30 (2.65%) Sitecore
15 27 (2.39%) NetApp
16 24 (2.12%) Sony
16 24 (2.12%) Toshiba
17 22 (1.95%) Splunk
18 21 (1.86%) Cognos
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: 3 days ago
City, Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £30,000 - £39,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to 55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Moonpig.com
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Wilson HCG
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Moonpig.com
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 12 days ago
South West London
Pygmalion Cloud Solutions
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum plus standard benfits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 13 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: High base salary + bonus + flexible benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Tradelogic Limited
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Posted: 23 days ago