The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 59 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.35% - 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% - 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Average salary £29,900 - £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -5.26%
Cloud Services Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
36 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.39% 1.23% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 36 7 10
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
South Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Sheffield

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 16 (72.73%) MCSE
1 16 (72.73%) Citrix
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (72.73%) SAN
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 16 (72.73%) VMware
1 16 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Web Services
3 14 (63.64%) SCOM
3 14 (63.64%) Riverbed
3 14 (63.64%) Lync
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (59.09%) MCP
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (59.09%) Internet
4 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
4 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
4 13 (59.09%) SLA
4 13 (59.09%) Change Management
5 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 5 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) Node.js
7 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 14 (63.64%) Lync
2 4 (18.18%) Node.js
3 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) SAN
2 13 (59.09%) Internet
2 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) Multicast
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Support Engineer
1 13 (59.09%) Windows Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Support
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
4 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
2 2 (9.09%) F#
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) MCSE
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (59.09%) MCP
3 3 (13.64%) MCITP
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) OPNET
2 3 (13.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 16 (72.73%) Citrix
1 16 (72.73%) VMware
2 14 (63.64%) Riverbed
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 3 (13.64%) IBM