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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 57 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 19 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.74% 0.88% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.69% 35.71% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 3
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -32.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
64 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.24% 2.47% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 58 12 10
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £49,400 £67,500
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 30 January 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 January 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 -5 15 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Durham - 4 £33,000 - 2
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (96.15%) .NET
1 25 (96.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (92.31%) C#
2 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (76.92%) HTML
3 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 19 (73.08%) Windows
5 18 (69.23%) MVC
6 16 (61.54%) CSS
6 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (53.85%) WCF
7 14 (53.85%) jQuery
8 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
8 13 (50.00%) MCTS
8 13 (50.00%) MCP
8 13 (50.00%) MCSD
8 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (46.15%) HTML5
10 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
10 10 (38.46%) SQL
10 10 (38.46%) OO
11 9 (34.62%) Degree
11 9 (34.62%) Scrum
11 9 (34.62%) Data Management
12 8 (30.77%) Web Development
12 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
12 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
12 8 (30.77%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 7 (26.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (23.08%) IIS
3 6 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (96.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) MSTest
2 3 (11.54%) Moq
2 3 (11.54%) NUnit
General
1 7 (26.92%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Head of Development
5 3 (11.54%) Head of Technology
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Engagement Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 20 (76.92%) HTML
4 16 (61.54%) CSS
4 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (53.85%) WCF
5 14 (53.85%) jQuery
6 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 12 (46.15%) HTML5
8 8 (30.77%) CSS3
8 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (23.08%) Ajax
11 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (3.85%) MDX
13 1 (3.85%) Web Services
13 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (3.85%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Blog
1 7 (26.92%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) MVC
3 10 (38.46%) OO
4 9 (34.62%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Data Management
5 8 (30.77%) Web Development
5 8 (30.77%) Web Application Development
6 7 (26.92%) Graceful Degradation
6 7 (26.92%) Progressive Enhancement
6 7 (26.92%) CRM
6 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 4 (15.38%) TDD
8 4 (15.38%) Kanban
9 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) Business Development
9 3 (11.54%) OOD
10 1 (3.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.54%) VB
4 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (50.00%) MCTS
2 13 (50.00%) MCP
2 13 (50.00%) MCSD
3 9 (34.62%) Degree
4 7 (26.92%) MCSE
4 7 (26.92%) MCITP
4 7 (26.92%) MCPD
5 6 (23.08%) MCAD
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
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