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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 39 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 33 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.55% 2.99% 1.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.21% 29.58% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 4
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
73 71 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 12.27% 10.10% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 62 64 17
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the North East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram 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 13 February 2016. 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
Tyne and Wear +19 31 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Durham -10 1 £42,500 +28.78%
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 48 (92.31%) .NET
2 43 (82.69%) C#
3 41 (78.85%) MVC
4 39 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (71.15%) ASP.NET
6 35 (67.31%) SQL Server
7 32 (61.54%) Microsoft
8 26 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (44.23%) Web Services
10 22 (42.31%) CSS
10 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (38.46%) HTML
12 19 (36.54%) .NET Framework
12 19 (36.54%) QA
13 18 (34.62%) IIS
13 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
13 18 (34.62%) SaaS
13 18 (34.62%) HTML5
13 18 (34.62%) REST
14 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
14 17 (32.69%) jQuery
14 17 (32.69%) Unit Testing
14 17 (32.69%) Finance
15 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
15 16 (30.77%) Visual Studio
16 15 (28.85%) SQL
16 15 (28.85%) CRM
16 15 (28.85%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (34.62%) IIS
2 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
3 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
4 7 (13.46%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.85%) Apache
5 2 (3.85%) Kentico
5 2 (3.85%) NServiceBus
5 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.85%) Zimbra
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) Node.js
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (34.62%) SaaS
3 15 (28.85%) Heroku
4 2 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.85%) GitHub
4 2 (3.85%) Office 365
5 1 (1.92%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) HTTP
1 14 (26.92%) SSL
2 3 (5.77%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (67.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.85%) DataStage
2 2 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (34.62%) Git (software)
3 16 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 15 (28.85%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) GitLab
5 2 (3.85%) MSTest
5 2 (3.85%) NUnit
5 2 (3.85%) Subversion
5 2 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Advertising
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (65.38%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) C# Developer
3 21 (40.38%) .NET Developer
4 13 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (21.15%) Lead Developer
6 8 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (15.38%) Lead C# Developer
6 8 (15.38%) Lead Software Developer
6 8 (15.38%) Principal Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Architect
7 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Technical Architect
8 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Software Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (5.77%) .NET Architect
10 3 (5.77%) .NET Technical Architect
10 3 (5.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (92.31%) .NET
2 37 (71.15%) ASP.NET
3 23 (44.23%) Web Services
4 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (42.31%) CSS
5 20 (38.46%) HTML
6 19 (36.54%) .NET Framework
7 18 (34.62%) HTML5
7 18 (34.62%) REST
8 17 (32.69%) jQuery
9 14 (26.92%) Entity Framework
10 13 (25.00%) CSS3
11 12 (23.08%) AngularJS
12 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (15.38%) Ajax
14 7 (13.46%) Backbone.js
15 5 (9.62%) KnockoutJS
16 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 3 (5.77%) XML
18 2 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.69%) User Experience
3 3 (5.77%) Internet of Things
3 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Fintech
4 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Android
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) CentOS
4 2 (3.85%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) MVC
2 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.69%) Unit Testing
4 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 15 (28.85%) CRM
5 15 (28.85%) ERP
5 15 (28.85%) Project Management
5 15 (28.85%) Use Case
5 15 (28.85%) Waterfall
6 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (26.92%) Multithreading
6 14 (26.92%) Release Management
7 13 (25.00%) Product Management
7 13 (25.00%) Scrum
8 12 (23.08%) Line Management
8 12 (23.08%) OO
9 9 (17.31%) SDLC
9 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
10 8 (15.38%) Web Development
11 7 (13.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (82.69%) C#
2 39 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.85%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) Jython
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
6 2 (3.85%) VB
6 2 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) HND
3 1 (1.92%) MCITP
3 1 (1.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (36.54%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) Xen
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) Nagios
2 2 (3.85%) OpenNMS
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 32 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Sitecore
3 6 (11.54%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.85%) IBM
4 2 (3.85%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.85%) SaltStack
4 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Apple
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
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