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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 64 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 47 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.09% 0.12% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.38% 2.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 36 2 0
Average salary £33,000 £48,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -
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
160 67 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.53% 3.97% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 149 59 58
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £67,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 34 £33,000 - 4
Oxford - 5 £75,000 -
Bicester - 4 £52,000 -
Witney - 2 £33,750 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 72 (88.89%) Windows
2 57 (70.37%) VMware
3 52 (64.20%) MS Excel
3 52 (64.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (59.26%) MCSE
5 48 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (58.02%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (56.79%) MCITP
7 46 (56.79%) Veeam
7 46 (56.79%) MCTS
7 46 (56.79%) Juniper
7 46 (56.79%) SAN
7 46 (56.79%) Apple
7 46 (56.79%) HP
7 46 (56.79%) EMC
7 46 (56.79%) Citrix
7 46 (56.79%) Wireless
7 46 (56.79%) MCSA
7 46 (56.79%) DHCP
7 46 (56.79%) DNS
7 46 (56.79%) Meru Networks
8 34 (41.98%) Symantec
8 34 (41.98%) Norton AntiVirus
8 34 (41.98%) Backup Exec
9 33 (40.74%) SQL
9 33 (40.74%) .NET
10 28 (34.57%) Web Services
11 25 (30.86%) ASP.NET
12 22 (27.16%) C#

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (16.05%) IIS
2 4 (4.94%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 52 (64.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (18.52%) Heroku
3 8 (9.88%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (9.88%) Amazon S3
3 8 (9.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (56.79%) SAN
1 46 (56.79%) Wireless
1 46 (56.79%) DHCP
1 46 (56.79%) DNS
2 15 (18.52%) HTTP
3 4 (4.94%) SNMP
3 4 (4.94%) VPN
3 4 (4.94%) LAN
3 4 (4.94%) WAN
3 4 (4.94%) Firewall
3 4 (4.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.23%) Subversion
2 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (43.21%) Support Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (23.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 19 (23.46%) Developer
4 16 (19.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 16 (19.75%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (18.52%) Analyst
6 13 (16.05%) Service Analyst
6 13 (16.05%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (16.05%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (14.81%) .NET Developer
7 12 (14.81%) Senior Developer
8 9 (11.11%) Architect
8 9 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (11.11%) IT Support
9 7 (8.64%) Customer Support Engineer
9 7 (8.64%) Customer Engineer
10 6 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.74%) .NET
2 28 (34.57%) Web Services
3 25 (30.86%) ASP.NET
4 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (18.52%) JSON
5 15 (18.52%) REST
6 11 (13.58%) HTML
7 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (8.64%) WCF
8 7 (8.64%) CSS
9 6 (7.41%) XML
9 6 (7.41%) jQuery
10 5 (6.17%) Backbone.js
10 5 (6.17%) Ember.js
11 4 (4.94%) XML Schema
11 4 (4.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.47%) ADO.NET
13 1 (1.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.47%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 72 (88.89%) Windows
2 52 (64.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 51 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.94%) UNIX
6 2 (2.47%) Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) MVC
2 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 7 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 6 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.94%) Performance Testing
7 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.47%) Analytics
8 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.47%) Workflow
8 2 (2.47%) Logistics
9 1 (1.23%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.23%) Scrum
9 1 (1.23%) Project Management
9 1 (1.23%) OOP
9 1 (1.23%) OO
9 1 (1.23%) SOA
9 1 (1.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.74%) SQL
2 22 (27.16%) C#
3 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (59.26%) MCSE
1 48 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (56.79%) MCITP
2 46 (56.79%) MCTS
2 46 (56.79%) MCSA
3 4 (4.94%) CISSP
System Software
1 47 (58.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 34 (41.98%) Norton AntiVirus
1 34 (41.98%) Backup Exec
2 7 (8.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (70.37%) VMware
2 46 (56.79%) Veeam
2 46 (56.79%) Juniper
2 46 (56.79%) Apple
2 46 (56.79%) HP
2 46 (56.79%) EMC
2 46 (56.79%) Citrix
2 46 (56.79%) Meru Networks
3 34 (41.98%) Symantec
4 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.47%) Capita
6 1 (1.23%) Telerik
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