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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 66 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 16 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.09% 2.04% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.00% 44.74% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 4
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £50,000 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
40 38 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.22% 4.57% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 6
Average salary £33,250 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.27% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 -4 15 £32,500 - 6
Durham - 1 £34,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 36 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 36 (81.82%) .NET
2 35 (79.55%) C#
3 33 (75.00%) HTML
3 33 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 28 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 25 (56.82%) .NET Framework
6 24 (54.55%) SQL
6 24 (54.55%) MVC
7 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (52.27%) HTML5
8 22 (50.00%) WCF
9 21 (47.73%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (43.18%) Windows
11 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
12 18 (40.91%) CSS
13 17 (38.64%) jQuery
14 15 (34.09%) CRM
15 14 (31.82%) IIS
16 13 (29.55%) OO
16 13 (29.55%) Ajax
17 12 (27.27%) SharePoint
18 11 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
18 11 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
19 10 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
19 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
19 10 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
19 10 (22.73%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 14 (31.82%) IIS
2 12 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 10 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (22.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (9.09%) CMS
5 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
6 2 (4.55%) Node.js
7 1 (2.27%) Lync
7 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (22.73%) Office 365
3 5 (11.36%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (6.82%) Heroku
4 3 (6.82%) SaaS
5 1 (2.27%) PaaS
5 1 (2.27%) IaaS
5 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
1 3 (6.82%) SSL
2 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (18.18%) Selenium
3 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.82%) JIRA
5 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.27%) Subversion
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) C# Developer
2 9 (20.45%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Software Tester
5 5 (11.36%) Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# Application Developer
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Applications Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Web Programmer
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Programmer
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.27%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (81.82%) .NET
2 33 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 33 (75.00%) HTML
3 25 (56.82%) .NET Framework
4 23 (52.27%) HTML5
5 22 (50.00%) WCF
6 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (40.91%) CSS
8 17 (38.64%) jQuery
9 13 (29.55%) Ajax
10 9 (20.45%) Entity Framework
11 6 (13.64%) REST
11 6 (13.64%) CSS3
11 6 (13.64%) Web Services
11 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
12 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (6.82%) SOAP
12 3 (6.82%) ADO.NET
12 3 (6.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.91%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) MVC
2 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) CRM
4 13 (29.55%) OO
5 9 (20.45%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (20.45%) Web Development
5 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Kanban
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (11.36%) Web Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.82%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.82%) Release Management
9 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.82%) ERP
9 3 (6.82%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 35 (79.55%) C#
3 24 (54.55%) SQL
4 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Python
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.45%) MCTS
2 9 (20.45%) MCP
2 9 (20.45%) MCAD
2 9 (20.45%) MCSD
3 7 (15.91%) Degree
4 5 (11.36%) ISEB
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.82%) RedDot
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + 22 Days Holiday, Home Working, Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + 22 Days Holiday, Home Working, Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 22 Days Holiday, Home Working, Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago