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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 95 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 20 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.35% 0.27% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.79% 4.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 0
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
145 112 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.78% 6.16% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 136 100 113
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 - 15 £33,000 - 1
Oxford +18 1 £75,000 +87.50%
Witney - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 68 (85.00%) Windows
2 61 (76.25%) VMware
3 57 (71.25%) MS Excel
4 54 (67.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (65.00%) Citrix
5 52 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (65.00%) SAN
5 52 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (63.75%) MCTS
6 51 (63.75%) MCITP
6 51 (63.75%) Wireless
6 51 (63.75%) Apple
6 51 (63.75%) Juniper
6 51 (63.75%) HP
6 51 (63.75%) EMC
6 51 (63.75%) DNS
6 51 (63.75%) MCSE
6 51 (63.75%) MCSA
6 51 (63.75%) DHCP
6 51 (63.75%) Veeam
6 51 (63.75%) Meru Networks
7 47 (58.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (45.00%) Mentoring
9 35 (43.75%) Backup Exec
9 35 (43.75%) Symantec
9 35 (43.75%) Norton AntiVirus
10 25 (31.25%) .NET
11 24 (30.00%) SQL
12 22 (27.50%) Web Services
13 21 (26.25%) C#

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) Node.js
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 57 (71.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.25%) Heroku
3 8 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 8 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (65.00%) SAN
2 51 (63.75%) Wireless
2 51 (63.75%) DNS
2 51 (63.75%) DHCP
3 9 (11.25%) HTTP
4 2 (2.50%) LAN
4 2 (2.50%) WAN
5 1 (1.25%) Network Security
5 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.25%) Firewall
5 1 (1.25%) VoIP
5 1 (1.25%) SNMP
5 1 (1.25%) VPN
5 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.25%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) Subversion
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.25%) Marketing
1 1 (1.25%) Electronics
1 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.25%) Finance
1 1 (1.25%) Automotive
1 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 26 (32.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 26 (32.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (20.00%) Developer
4 14 (17.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (16.25%) Analyst
6 12 (15.00%) Service Analyst
6 12 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (15.00%) .NET Developer
7 9 (11.25%) Architect
7 9 (11.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) IT Support
8 8 (10.00%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Customer Support Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Customer Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) .NET
2 22 (27.50%) Web Services
3 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET
4 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (11.25%) JSON
5 9 (11.25%) REST
6 7 (8.75%) WCF
7 6 (7.50%) HTML
8 5 (6.25%) CSS
8 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.00%) jQuery
10 3 (3.75%) XML
10 3 (3.75%) Backbone.js
10 3 (3.75%) Ember.js
11 2 (2.50%) ADO.NET
12 1 (1.25%) Ajax
12 1 (1.25%) XML Schema
12 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.25%) Clustering
1 1 (1.25%) PMI
1 1 (1.25%) DTV
1 1 (1.25%) User Experience
1 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 68 (85.00%) Windows
2 54 (67.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 52 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.25%) UNIX
5 1 (1.25%) Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) Mentoring
2 16 (20.00%) MVC
3 8 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
5 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.50%) OO
8 2 (2.50%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.50%) Project Management
8 2 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.50%) Scrum
8 2 (2.50%) Logistics
9 1 (1.25%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.25%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.25%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.25%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.25%) Time Management
9 1 (1.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) SQL
2 21 (26.25%) C#
3 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (63.75%) MCTS
2 51 (63.75%) MCITP
2 51 (63.75%) MCSE
2 51 (63.75%) MCSA
3 2 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) MAPM
4 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.25%) CISSP
System Software
1 47 (58.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.25%) Xen
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 35 (43.75%) Backup Exec
1 35 (43.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (8.75%) Puppet
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 61 (76.25%) VMware
2 52 (65.00%) Citrix
3 51 (63.75%) Apple
3 51 (63.75%) Juniper
3 51 (63.75%) HP
3 51 (63.75%) EMC
3 51 (63.75%) Veeam
3 51 (63.75%) Meru Networks
4 35 (43.75%) Symantec
5 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.25%) Telerik
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) SAP
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago