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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 55 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 28 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.76% 2.38% 1.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.84% 88.24% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 9
Average salary £43,750 £30,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -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
74 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.93% 2.70% 3.43%
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 £68,250 £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 31 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 31 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 -4 24 £47,500 +58.33% 8
Durham - 3 £31,500 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 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 33 (89.19%) .NET
2 32 (86.49%) C#
3 31 (83.78%) ASP.NET
4 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
4 29 (78.38%) HTML
5 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
6 24 (64.86%) Windows
7 22 (59.46%) SQL
7 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
8 21 (56.76%) .NET Framework
9 20 (54.05%) MVC
10 19 (51.35%) WCF
11 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (45.95%) CSS
12 15 (40.54%) OO
12 15 (40.54%) SharePoint
12 15 (40.54%) HTML5
12 15 (40.54%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (40.54%) jQuery
13 14 (37.84%) CRM
14 13 (35.14%) Dynamics CRM
14 13 (35.14%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (32.43%) SharePoint 2010
15 12 (32.43%) Ajax
15 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (32.43%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (32.43%) IIS
16 11 (29.73%) T-SQL
16 11 (29.73%) OOA/OOD

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (40.54%) SharePoint
2 13 (35.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (32.43%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (32.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (32.43%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) Node.js
4 2 (5.41%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) MSTest
2 3 (8.11%) Moq
2 3 (8.11%) NUnit
2 3 (8.11%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (21.62%) .NET Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.41%) Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Programmer
9 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Web Programmer
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (89.19%) .NET
2 31 (83.78%) ASP.NET
3 29 (78.38%) HTML
4 21 (56.76%) .NET Framework
5 19 (51.35%) WCF
6 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (45.95%) CSS
7 15 (40.54%) HTML5
7 15 (40.54%) jQuery
8 12 (32.43%) Ajax
9 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
10 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 2 (5.41%) CSS3
11 2 (5.41%) Web Services
11 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (2.70%) REST
12 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 1 (2.70%) MDX
12 1 (2.70%) SOAP
12 1 (2.70%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) MVC
3 15 (40.54%) OO
4 14 (37.84%) CRM
5 11 (29.73%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (27.03%) Web Development
7 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.51%) Kanban
8 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
9 3 (8.11%) OOD
10 2 (5.41%) Data Management
10 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
10 2 (5.41%) Web Testing
11 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.70%) BDD
11 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) C#
2 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
3 22 (59.46%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.11%) VB
5 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (29.73%) MCTS
2 11 (29.73%) MCP
2 11 (29.73%) MCAD
2 11 (29.73%) MCSD
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) ISEB
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.70%) RedDot
3 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
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