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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 67 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.23% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.04% 18.18% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -33.68%
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 North East region.

Cloud Services Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
27 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.32% 1.68% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 9
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -8.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £47,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 September 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 - 8 £31,500 -
Tyne and Wear -6 2 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) MVC
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (96.55%) C#
3 26 (89.66%) ASP.NET
4 25 (86.21%) Scrum
5 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (62.07%) Windows
7 11 (37.93%) Web Services
7 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
7 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
8 10 (34.48%) WCF
8 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 9 (31.03%) CSS
9 9 (31.03%) HTML
9 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
9 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
9 9 (31.03%) Games
10 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (27.59%) jQuery
10 8 (27.59%) HTML5
10 8 (27.59%) CSS3
10 8 (27.59%) Web Application Development
10 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (24.14%) Graceful Degradation
11 7 (24.14%) Razor View Engine
11 7 (24.14%) Open Source
11 7 (24.14%) Progressive Enhancement

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (31.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) NUnit
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (31.03%) Games
2 7 (24.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Head of Technology
5 3 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Head of Development
6 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (89.66%) ASP.NET
3 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (37.93%) Web Services
5 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
5 10 (34.48%) WCF
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 9 (31.03%) HTML
6 9 (31.03%) CSS
7 8 (27.59%) jQuery
7 8 (27.59%) CSS3
7 8 (27.59%) HTML5
7 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (24.14%) Razor View Engine
8 7 (24.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (10.34%) RESTful
11 2 (6.90%) WF
11 2 (6.90%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Blog
1 7 (24.14%) Open Source
2 6 (20.69%) Online Games
3 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 3 (10.34%) Online Gambling
4 3 (10.34%) Social Gaming
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) MVC
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (86.21%) Scrum
3 8 (27.59%) Web Application Development
4 7 (24.14%) Graceful Degradation
4 7 (24.14%) Progressive Enhancement
4 7 (24.14%) Data Management
4 7 (24.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) People Management
6 3 (10.34%) Business Development
6 3 (10.34%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (24.14%) MCTS
2 7 (24.14%) MCITP
2 7 (24.14%) MCPD
2 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) MCP
2 7 (24.14%) MCSD
2 7 (24.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle