The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 57 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 19 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.62% 0.31% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.00% 16.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £29,900 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Microsoft Azure
South Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
50 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.89% 1.84% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 20
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 25 (71.43%) C#
2 25 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 25 (71.43%) .NET
3 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET
3 22 (62.86%) MVC
3 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (60.00%) CSS
4 21 (60.00%) HTML
5 18 (51.43%) Java
5 18 (51.43%) Web Services
5 18 (51.43%) MS Excel
6 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
6 17 (48.57%) jQuery
7 16 (45.71%) Ajax
8 15 (42.86%) Content Management
8 15 (42.86%) Refactoring
8 15 (42.86%) Retail
8 15 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (42.86%) RESTful
8 15 (42.86%) Amazon S3
8 15 (42.86%) HTML5
8 15 (42.86%) CSS3
8 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (40.00%) SQL
9 14 (40.00%) NHS
10 13 (37.14%) C
11 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
12 10 (28.57%) VMware
12 10 (28.57%) Citrix

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) Lync
2 3 (8.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (42.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) SAN
2 6 (17.14%) NAS
2 6 (17.14%) LAN
2 6 (17.14%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.86%) NUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) NSubstitute
General
1 15 (42.86%) Retail
2 5 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 9 (25.71%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Architect
5 5 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Server Support
7 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET
3 21 (60.00%) CSS
3 21 (60.00%) HTML
4 18 (51.43%) Web Services
5 17 (48.57%) jQuery
6 16 (45.71%) Ajax
7 15 (42.86%) RESTful
7 15 (42.86%) HTML5
7 15 (42.86%) CSS3
7 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.43%) Apache Flex
9 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
10 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (2.86%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (2.86%) Ember.js
10 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) NHS
2 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 5 (14.29%) Physics
3 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.57%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) MVC
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Content Management
2 15 (42.86%) Refactoring
3 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
3 6 (17.14%) Zachman Framework
3 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
3 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.86%) TDD
5 1 (2.86%) Scrum
5 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) C#
1 25 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 18 (51.43%) Java
3 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 13 (37.14%) C
5 5 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) MCSE
2 3 (8.57%) MCP
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp