The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - - -
As % of the Cloud Services category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Cloud Services Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
42 59 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.71% 6.08% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 22
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -38.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £33,272
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Oxford region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Oxford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft