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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 30 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 25 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.51% 5.52% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.10% 39.06% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 0
Average salary £47,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
58 64 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 15.10% 14.13% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 48 45 6
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Luton

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (81.58%) SQL Server
2 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 25 (65.79%) .NET
3 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
4 24 (63.16%) HTML
5 23 (60.53%) JavaScript
5 23 (60.53%) MVC
5 23 (60.53%) C#
5 23 (60.53%) Scrum
5 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (60.53%) TDD
6 22 (57.89%) E-Commerce
6 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (55.26%) Windows
8 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (39.47%) BDD
9 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
9 15 (39.47%) TeamCity
9 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
9 15 (39.47%) COM
9 15 (39.47%) Web Services
10 12 (31.58%) HTML5
11 10 (26.32%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (26.32%) Ruby
11 10 (26.32%) JIRA
11 10 (26.32%) WCF
11 10 (26.32%) jQuery
11 10 (26.32%) FinalBuilder
11 10 (26.32%) NServiceBus

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (26.32%) NServiceBus
2 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.16%) CMS
3 5 (13.16%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
5 2 (5.26%) Lync
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) DHCP
2 5 (13.16%) FTP
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) SAN
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) PBX
5 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (81.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) TeamCity
1 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
2 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (26.32%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (26.32%) FinalBuilder
2 10 (26.32%) SpecFlow
2 10 (26.32%) Jasmine
2 10 (26.32%) NSubstitute
2 10 (26.32%) Log4Net
2 10 (26.32%) NUnit
2 10 (26.32%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Publishing
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) Web Developer
3 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Server Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (13.16%) DBA
7 4 (10.53%) SQL DBA
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (5.26%) Architect
9 2 (5.26%) Administrator
9 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Architect
10 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) .NET
1 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
2 24 (63.16%) HTML
3 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (39.47%) COM
4 15 (39.47%) Web Services
5 12 (31.58%) HTML5
6 10 (26.32%) Castle Windsor
6 10 (26.32%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (26.32%) WCF
6 10 (26.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) MVC
1 23 (60.53%) Scrum
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (60.53%) TDD
2 22 (57.89%) E-Commerce
3 15 (39.47%) BDD
4 10 (26.32%) OOP
4 10 (26.32%) OO
5 9 (23.68%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (21.05%) Kanban
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL
7 6 (15.79%) DevOps
8 5 (13.16%) Analytics
8 5 (13.16%) Web Development
8 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
8 5 (13.16%) High Availability
8 5 (13.16%) SEO
9 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) C#
1 23 (60.53%) JavaScript
2 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
3 10 (26.32%) Ruby
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) logstash
2 7 (18.42%) SCCM
3 5 (13.16%) SCOM
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Akamai
3 3 (7.89%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Mitel