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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 72 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 8 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.05% - 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.22% - 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
36 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.73% 1.79% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 9
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +32.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £34,750 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £48,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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 - 4 £33,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £40,875 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) MVC
2 17 (94.44%) C#
3 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
4 15 (83.33%) Windows
5 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
6 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (66.67%) Scrum
7 12 (66.67%) CSS
7 12 (66.67%) HTML
8 11 (61.11%) jQuery
9 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
10 9 (50.00%) Degree
10 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (50.00%) HTML5
10 9 (50.00%) Data Management
10 9 (50.00%) Web Application Development
10 9 (50.00%) CSS3
10 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 9 (50.00%) WCF
11 8 (44.44%) MCTS
11 8 (44.44%) MCSD
11 8 (44.44%) MCP
12 7 (38.89%) MCSE
12 7 (38.89%) MCPD
12 7 (38.89%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (38.89%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (16.67%) MSTest
2 3 (16.67%) Moq
2 3 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 7 (38.89%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Head of Technology
3 3 (16.67%) Head of Development
4 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (66.67%) CSS
3 12 (66.67%) HTML
4 11 (61.11%) jQuery
5 9 (50.00%) WCF
5 9 (50.00%) HTML5
5 9 (50.00%) CSS3
5 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Blog
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (11.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) MVC
3 12 (66.67%) Scrum
4 9 (50.00%) Data Management
4 9 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 7 (38.89%) Graceful Degradation
5 7 (38.89%) Progressive Enhancement
5 7 (38.89%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) OO
7 3 (16.67%) OOD
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) Business Development
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) VB
2 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (50.00%) Degree
3 8 (44.44%) MCTS
3 8 (44.44%) MCP
3 8 (44.44%) MCSD
4 7 (38.89%) MCSE
4 7 (38.89%) MCITP
4 7 (38.89%) MCPD
5 1 (5.56%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP