The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 56 118 127
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 64 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.19% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.16% 5.00% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 54 6 11
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.12% +8.88%
Microsoft Azure
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
193 120 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.63% 6.71% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 173 111 128
Average salary £48,500 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £76,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
Abingdon - 18 £45,000 - 3
Oxford +20 11 £52,500 -2.32% 3
Bicester -5 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 55 (57.89%) .NET
2 53 (55.79%) C#
3 50 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 50 (52.63%) ASP.NET
3 50 (52.63%) MVC
4 48 (50.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 47 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (48.42%) Scrum
7 45 (47.37%) TDD
8 43 (45.26%) SQL Server
9 39 (41.05%) Windows
9 39 (41.05%) MongoDB
9 39 (41.05%) AngularJS
9 39 (41.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 38 (40.00%) VMware
11 37 (38.95%) CouchDB
11 37 (38.95%) NoSQL
11 37 (38.95%) KnockoutJS
12 35 (36.84%) jQuery
13 34 (35.79%) SAN
13 34 (35.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (34.74%) MS Excel
15 32 (33.68%) Juniper
15 32 (33.68%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (33.68%) Veeam
16 28 (29.47%) Citrix
16 28 (29.47%) .NET Framework
16 28 (29.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 27 (28.42%) DNS
17 27 (28.42%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 5 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 33 (34.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Project
2 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.21%) Office 365
2 4 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.21%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.79%) SAN
2 27 (28.42%) DNS
3 26 (27.37%) DHCP
3 26 (27.37%) Wireless
4 10 (10.53%) WAN
5 6 (6.32%) Network Security
5 6 (6.32%) Firewall
5 6 (6.32%) SMTP
6 5 (5.26%) Internet
7 4 (4.21%) OSPF
7 4 (4.21%) BGP
8 3 (3.16%) LAN
8 3 (3.16%) HTTP
9 1 (1.05%) VoIP
9 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (45.26%) SQL Server
2 39 (41.05%) MongoDB
3 37 (38.95%) NoSQL
3 37 (38.95%) CouchDB
4 26 (27.37%) RavenDB
5 13 (13.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (7.37%) Big Data
7 6 (6.32%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.05%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.05%) Subversion
1 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.32%) Back Office
2 1 (1.05%) Electronics
2 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.05%) Finance
2 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.05%) Advertising
2 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (44.21%) Developer
2 34 (35.79%) .NET Developer
3 22 (23.16%) Support Engineer
4 20 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (18.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 15 (15.79%) Architect
7 14 (14.74%) C# Developer
8 10 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (9.47%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (8.42%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (8.42%) Technical Architect
10 8 (8.42%) Senior Developer
11 7 (7.37%) .NET Architect
11 7 (7.37%) .NET Technical Architect
12 6 (6.32%) Junior .NET Developer
12 6 (6.32%) Junior Developer
12 6 (6.32%) Junior
13 5 (5.26%) Consultant
14 4 (4.21%) IT Support
14 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (57.89%) .NET
2 50 (52.63%) ASP.NET
3 48 (50.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (41.05%) AngularJS
4 39 (41.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 37 (38.95%) KnockoutJS
6 35 (36.84%) jQuery
7 28 (29.47%) .NET Framework
7 28 (29.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 15 (15.79%) HTML
8 15 (15.79%) CSS
9 13 (13.68%) Ajax
10 9 (9.47%) Web Services
11 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (3.16%) JSON
12 3 (3.16%) REST
13 2 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (2.11%) CSS3
13 2 (2.11%) HTML5
13 2 (2.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.05%) PMI
3 1 (1.05%) DTV
3 1 (1.05%) Clustering
3 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.05%) Windows
2 34 (35.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (33.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.32%) Linux
5 4 (4.21%) UNIX
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.05%) Android
6 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.63%) MVC
2 47 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (48.42%) Scrum
4 45 (47.37%) TDD
5 20 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 15 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 14 (14.74%) BDD
8 9 (9.47%) Project Management
8 9 (9.47%) OO
9 7 (7.37%) Load Balancing
10 6 (6.32%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (6.32%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.32%) Network Design
10 6 (6.32%) Data Management
10 6 (6.32%) OOD
10 6 (6.32%) UML
11 5 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.16%) Customer Engagement
12 3 (3.16%) Line Management
13 2 (2.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.79%) C#
2 50 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.63%) SQL
4 3 (3.16%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.05%) C
5 1 (1.05%) Java
5 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (28.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (27.37%) MCTS
2 26 (27.37%) MCITP
2 26 (27.37%) MCSE
2 26 (27.37%) MCSA
3 3 (3.16%) Degree
4 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.05%) CCA
4 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.05%) CCEA
4 1 (1.05%) MAPM
4 1 (1.05%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.32%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.05%) Xen
4 1 (1.05%) vSphere
4 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (15.79%) Backup Exec
1 15 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (4.21%) Icinga
2 4 (4.21%) Puppet
2 4 (4.21%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (4.21%) Nagios
2 4 (4.21%) Legato
3 3 (3.16%) Cacti
4 1 (1.05%) SCCM
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 38 (40.00%) VMware
2 32 (33.68%) Juniper
2 32 (33.68%) Veeam
3 28 (29.47%) Citrix
4 26 (27.37%) Meru Networks
4 26 (27.37%) HP
4 26 (27.37%) EMC
4 26 (27.37%) Apple
5 15 (15.79%) Symantec
6 9 (9.47%) Cisco
7 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.32%) CommVault
9 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.11%) Dell
10 2 (2.11%) SAP
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle
11 1 (1.05%) Telerik
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