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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 33 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 33 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.65% 2.87% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 28.57% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 4
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
66 70 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.30% 10.04% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 58 63 17
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +22 31 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Durham -8 1 £42,500 +28.78%
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 49 (90.74%) .NET
2 44 (81.48%) C#
3 41 (75.93%) MVC
4 39 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (72.22%) JavaScript
5 37 (68.52%) ASP.NET
6 36 (66.67%) SQL Server
7 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
8 27 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (42.59%) Web Services
10 22 (40.74%) CSS
10 22 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
12 19 (35.19%) SaaS
12 19 (35.19%) .NET Framework
12 19 (35.19%) QA
12 19 (35.19%) IIS
12 19 (35.19%) HTML
13 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
13 18 (33.33%) Finance
13 18 (33.33%) REST
13 18 (33.33%) Unit Testing
14 17 (31.48%) HTML5
14 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
14 17 (31.48%) Visual Studio
15 16 (29.63%) CRM
15 16 (29.63%) ERP
15 16 (29.63%) Project Management
15 16 (29.63%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 19 (35.19%) IIS
2 15 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
4 7 (12.96%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.70%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) Kentico
5 2 (3.70%) NServiceBus
5 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.70%) Zimbra
6 1 (1.85%) Confluence
6 1 (1.85%) Node.js
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (35.19%) SaaS
3 16 (29.63%) Heroku
4 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) GitHub
4 2 (3.70%) Office 365
5 1 (1.85%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) HTTP
1 15 (27.78%) SSL
2 3 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.70%) Big Data
2 2 (3.70%) DataStage
2 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
3 17 (31.48%) Visual Studio
4 16 (29.63%) JIRA
5 2 (3.70%) GitLab
5 2 (3.70%) MSTest
5 2 (3.70%) NUnit
5 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Advertising
3 4 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Developer
2 24 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 22 (40.74%) .NET Developer
4 14 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (22.22%) Lead Developer
6 9 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
6 9 (16.67%) Lead C# Developer
6 9 (16.67%) Lead Software Developer
6 9 (16.67%) Principal Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Architect
7 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Technical Architect
8 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Administrator
9 4 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (5.56%) .NET Architect
10 3 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (90.74%) .NET
2 37 (68.52%) ASP.NET
3 23 (42.59%) Web Services
4 22 (40.74%) CSS
5 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (35.19%) .NET Framework
6 19 (35.19%) HTML
7 18 (33.33%) REST
8 17 (31.48%) HTML5
9 16 (29.63%) jQuery
10 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
10 13 (24.07%) Entity Framework
11 12 (22.22%) CSS3
12 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (14.81%) Backbone.js
14 7 (12.96%) Ajax
15 5 (9.26%) KnockoutJS
16 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 3 (5.56%) XML
18 2 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.26%) User Experience
3 3 (5.56%) Internet of Things
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Fintech
4 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.41%) Android
4 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) CentOS
5 2 (3.70%) Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Unix
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (75.93%) MVC
2 39 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
5 16 (29.63%) CRM
5 16 (29.63%) ERP
5 16 (29.63%) Project Management
5 16 (29.63%) Use Case
5 16 (29.63%) Waterfall
6 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (27.78%) Multithreading
6 15 (27.78%) Release Management
7 14 (25.93%) Product Management
8 13 (24.07%) Line Management
8 13 (24.07%) OO
9 12 (22.22%) Scrum
10 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
11 8 (14.81%) SDLC
12 7 (12.96%) TDD
12 7 (12.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) C#
2 39 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.78%) SQL
4 8 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.56%) VB
6 3 (5.56%) VB6
7 2 (3.70%) Java
7 2 (3.70%) Jython
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) MCP
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) MCITP
3 2 (3.70%) MCTS
4 1 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.19%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) Xen
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) Nagios
2 2 (3.70%) OpenNMS
2 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.70%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Sitecore
3 6 (11.11%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.70%) IBM
4 2 (3.70%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.70%) SaltStack
4 2 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) Apple
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
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