The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 22 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 28 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.28% 5.38% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.12% 39.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 0
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
Microsoft Azure
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Cloud Services Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
57 56 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 16.86% 13.69% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 48 40 17
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,800 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Luton region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Luton

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Luton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 42 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 41 (80.39%) Windows
3 29 (56.86%) SQL Server
4 21 (41.18%) ITIL
4 21 (41.18%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (39.22%) MS Excel
5 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (35.29%) SharePoint
8 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 17 (33.33%) .NET
9 16 (31.37%) HTML
9 16 (31.37%) MS Exchange
9 16 (31.37%) Citrix
9 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (31.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (31.37%) Office 365
10 15 (29.41%) SAN
11 14 (27.45%) MVC
11 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
11 14 (27.45%) SQL
11 14 (27.45%) C#
11 14 (27.45%) Degree
11 14 (27.45%) Migration
11 14 (27.45%) Scrum
11 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (25.49%) TDD
12 13 (25.49%) E-Commerce
13 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (23.53%) Clustering

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 18 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 16 (31.37%) MS Exchange
2 16 (31.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (13.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (11.76%) Lync
6 4 (7.84%) NServiceBus
7 3 (5.88%) IIS
8 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (39.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (31.37%) Office 365
2 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) SaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) SAN
2 9 (17.65%) DHCP
3 8 (15.69%) DNS
4 7 (13.73%) iSCSI
5 6 (11.76%) PBX
5 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.88%) FTP
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.92%) Firewall
7 2 (3.92%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (56.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (13.73%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
5 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) TeamCity
1 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.84%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (7.84%) FinalBuilder
2 4 (7.84%) SpecFlow
2 4 (7.84%) Jasmine
2 4 (7.84%) NSubstitute
2 4 (7.84%) Log4Net
2 4 (7.84%) NUnit
2 4 (7.84%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.73%) Legal
2 3 (5.88%) Publishing
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) DBA
3 9 (17.65%) SQL DBA
4 8 (15.69%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Administrator
5 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Web Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Office 365 Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) .NET
1 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 16 (31.37%) HTML
3 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (17.65%) Web Services
5 7 (13.73%) HTML5
6 5 (9.80%) COM
7 4 (7.84%) WCF
7 4 (7.84%) jQuery
7 4 (7.84%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Clustering
2 5 (9.80%) Replication
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 41 (80.39%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (11.76%) Android
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) ITIL
1 21 (41.18%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (27.45%) MVC
2 14 (27.45%) Migration
2 14 (27.45%) Scrum
2 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.49%) TDD
3 13 (25.49%) E-Commerce
4 12 (23.53%) High Availability
5 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.69%) Kanban
7 7 (13.73%) Performance Management
8 6 (11.76%) BDD
8 6 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 6 (11.76%) Identity Management
9 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.80%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (9.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) C#
1 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (27.45%) Degree
3 8 (15.69%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (15.69%) MCSE
4 4 (7.84%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.92%) CCNA
5 2 (3.92%) PMP
5 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.96%) CCA
6 1 (1.96%) MCSA
6 1 (1.96%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
3 7 (13.73%) Terminal Services
3 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) SCCM
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Intune
3 4 (7.84%) logstash
4 3 (5.88%) SCOM
5 2 (3.92%) Puppet
5 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (31.37%) Citrix
3 11 (21.57%) VMware
4 9 (17.65%) Cisco
5 7 (13.73%) Oracle
6 5 (9.80%) Akamai
7 4 (7.84%) Mitel
8 2 (3.92%) F5
8 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint