The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 73 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.66% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.46% 10.00% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £34,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +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 North East region.

Cloud Services Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
13 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.72% 1.58% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 9
Average salary £35,000 £61,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +82.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £48,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £87,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in the North East

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Durham - 4 £33,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear -19 1 £42,500 +34.92% 4
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 17 (100.00%) MVC
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) C#
3 14 (82.35%) Scrum
4 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
4 13 (76.47%) Windows
5 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
6 11 (64.71%) CSS
6 11 (64.71%) HTML
7 10 (58.82%) jQuery
7 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 9 (52.94%) HTML5
8 9 (52.94%) Web Application Development
8 9 (52.94%) CSS3
8 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
9 8 (47.06%) Data Management
9 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (47.06%) Degree
10 7 (41.18%) Blog
10 7 (41.18%) WCF
10 7 (41.18%) MCTS
10 7 (41.18%) MCITP
10 7 (41.18%) MCSE
10 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (41.18%) Open Source

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) MSTest
2 2 (11.76%) Moq
2 2 (11.76%) NUnit
General
1 7 (41.18%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Development
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Technology
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (64.71%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) HTML
4 10 (58.82%) jQuery
4 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 9 (52.94%) HTML5
5 9 (52.94%) CSS3
6 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (41.18%) WCF
8 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
9 4 (23.53%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (17.65%) Web Services
11 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Blog
1 7 (41.18%) Open Source
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) MVC
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) Web Application Development
4 8 (47.06%) Data Management
5 7 (41.18%) Graceful Degradation
5 7 (41.18%) Progressive Enhancement
5 7 (41.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Business Development
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) OOD
8 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (47.06%) Degree
3 7 (41.18%) MCP
3 7 (41.18%) MCSD
3 7 (41.18%) MCSE
3 7 (41.18%) MCTS
3 7 (41.18%) MCITP
3 7 (41.18%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
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