The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 72 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.56% 0.11% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.48% 1.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £75,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Cloud Services Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
73 53 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.25% 5.77% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 71 49 62
Average salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) IIS
2 8 (72.73%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (72.73%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (72.73%) Amazon S3
2 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Puppet
3 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Logistics

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (72.73%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (72.73%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (72.73%) Amazon S3
1 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Chief Architect
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft