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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 49 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 27 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.79% 2.45% 1.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.50% 88.24% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 9
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -52.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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
72 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.10% 2.78% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 67 15 22
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,350 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £45,000
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
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -6 23 £47,500 +58.33% 7
Durham - 3 £31,500 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 32 (88.89%) .NET
2 31 (86.11%) C#
3 30 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
5 28 (77.78%) HTML
6 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
8 23 (63.89%) Windows
9 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
10 21 (58.33%) SQL
10 21 (58.33%) .NET Framework
11 19 (52.78%) MVC
12 18 (50.00%) WCF
13 17 (47.22%) CSS
14 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (41.67%) OO
15 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
16 14 (38.89%) CRM
16 14 (38.89%) HTML5
16 14 (38.89%) jQuery
17 13 (36.11%) Dynamics CRM
17 13 (36.11%) SharePoint 2013
18 12 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
18 12 (33.33%) Ajax
18 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (33.33%) IIS
19 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
19 11 (30.56%) OOA/OOD

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (36.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) Node.js
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.33%) MSTest
2 3 (8.33%) Moq
2 3 (8.33%) NUnit
2 3 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Programmer
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (88.89%) .NET
2 30 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 28 (77.78%) HTML
4 21 (58.33%) .NET Framework
5 18 (50.00%) WCF
6 17 (47.22%) CSS
7 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (38.89%) HTML5
8 14 (38.89%) jQuery
9 12 (33.33%) Ajax
10 4 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 2 (5.56%) CSS3
12 2 (5.56%) Web Services
12 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (2.78%) REST
13 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 1 (2.78%) MDX
13 1 (2.78%) SOAP
13 1 (2.78%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) MVC
3 15 (41.67%) OO
4 14 (38.89%) CRM
5 11 (30.56%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (27.78%) Web Development
7 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.89%) TDD
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.89%) Kanban
8 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.11%) Scrum
9 3 (8.33%) OOD
10 2 (5.56%) Data Management
10 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
10 2 (5.56%) Web Testing
11 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.78%) BDD
11 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) C#
2 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
3 21 (58.33%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.33%) VB
5 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (30.56%) MCTS
2 11 (30.56%) MCP
2 11 (30.56%) MCAD
2 11 (30.56%) MCSD
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) ISEB
4 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.78%) RedDot
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
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