The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 234 325 382
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +57
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 230 115 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 0.53% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.32% 13.51% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 161 106 62
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -
Microsoft Azure
England

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

Cloud Services Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1132 851 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.08% 3.89% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 900 751 581
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in the South East

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in the South East

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 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
Berkshire +16 80 £50,000 -18.36% 14
Oxfordshire - 49 £33,000 - 6
Surrey +12 47 £47,500 -18.10% 5
Hampshire -20 25 £57,500 -11.53% 1
East Sussex - 11 £47,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 7 £65,000 +52.28% 1
Kent - 7 £48,750 - 1
Middlesex +5 6 £55,000 -
West Sussex -17 3 £51,750 +21.76%
Thames Valley -4 2 £60,000 -25.00%
Sussex 0 1 £60,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 302 (61.38%) Windows
2 286 (58.13%) .NET
3 274 (55.69%) C#
4 273 (55.49%) Microsoft
5 213 (43.29%) SQL
6 191 (38.82%) SQL Server
7 166 (33.74%) ASP.NET
8 150 (30.49%) MS Excel
9 149 (30.28%) JavaScript
10 140 (28.46%) Web Services
11 134 (27.24%) MVC
12 124 (25.20%) HTML
13 123 (25.00%) WCF
14 105 (21.34%) CSS
15 102 (20.73%) Finance
16 90 (18.29%) .NET Framework
17 89 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
18 87 (17.68%) Windows Server 2008
19 86 (17.48%) VMware
19 86 (17.48%) IIS
20 83 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
21 80 (16.26%) Office 365
22 76 (15.45%) jQuery
23 72 (14.63%) LINQ
23 72 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
24 71 (14.43%) Degree
24 71 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
25 70 (14.23%) TDD
25 70 (14.23%) ASP.NET Web API
26 67 (13.62%) SOA

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 86 (17.48%) IIS
2 63 (12.80%) SharePoint
3 38 (7.72%) BizTalk Server
4 34 (6.91%) Apache
5 29 (5.89%) WordPress
5 29 (5.89%) NServiceBus
6 19 (3.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (3.46%) MS Exchange
8 11 (2.24%) Lync
9 10 (2.03%) CMS
9 10 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (1.22%) Node.js
11 6 (1.22%) SAS
12 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.81%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 150 (30.49%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.86%) MS Office
3 6 (1.22%) PowerPivot
4 5 (1.02%) Mingle
5 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.61%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 80 (16.26%) Office 365
2 53 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 33 (6.71%) SaaS
5 30 (6.10%) IaaS
6 19 (3.86%) Heroku
7 18 (3.66%) PaaS
8 8 (1.63%) Force.com
8 8 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.63%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.81%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (12.20%) SAN
2 59 (11.99%) DNS
3 51 (10.37%) DHCP
4 47 (9.55%) Wireless
5 22 (4.47%) Firewall
5 22 (4.47%) HTTP
6 18 (3.66%) VPN
7 14 (2.85%) Internet
8 9 (1.83%) WAN
8 9 (1.83%) LAN
9 8 (1.63%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.22%) DMZ
12 5 (1.02%) FTP
13 4 (0.81%) PBX
13 4 (0.81%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.81%) SNMP
13 4 (0.81%) IPv4
13 4 (0.81%) IPv6
13 4 (0.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (38.82%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 46 (9.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 45 (9.15%) Big Data
5 44 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 37 (7.52%) NoSQL
7 29 (5.89%) RavenDB
8 26 (5.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (2.24%) Hadoop
12 10 (2.03%) MS Access
12 10 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.83%) MongoDB
14 8 (1.63%) Relational Database
15 7 (1.42%) MySQL
16 6 (1.22%) OLAP
16 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 53 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (10.57%) Git (software)
3 46 (9.35%) Visual Studio
4 39 (7.93%) ReSharper
5 34 (6.91%) Selenium
6 33 (6.71%) TeamCity
6 33 (6.71%) NCrunch
7 30 (6.10%) Subversion
8 29 (5.89%) Jasmine
9 20 (4.07%) Ranorex
9 20 (4.07%) WinRunner
10 17 (3.46%) MSBuild
11 13 (2.64%) TestComplete
11 13 (2.64%) WebDriver
12 11 (2.24%) NUnit
13 10 (2.03%) NuGet
14 8 (1.63%) WiX
14 8 (1.63%) MSTest
14 8 (1.63%) Oracle APEX
15 6 (1.22%) Fiddler
General
1 102 (20.73%) Finance
2 16 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.83%) Marketing
4 7 (1.42%) Games
5 6 (1.22%) Advertising
6 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.81%) Electronics
7 3 (0.61%) Retail
8 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.41%) Automotive
8 2 (0.41%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 202 (41.06%) Developer
2 82 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 73 (14.84%) C# Developer
4 55 (11.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (10.57%) Senior Developer
6 47 (9.55%) Analyst
7 44 (8.94%) Architect
8 42 (8.54%) Web Developer
8 42 (8.54%) Senior .NET Developer
9 40 (8.13%) Consultant
10 37 (7.52%) Support Engineer
11 28 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (5.69%) Technical Manager
12 27 (5.49%) Automation Engineer
13 25 (5.08%) Team Leader
13 25 (5.08%) Software Engineer
14 23 (4.67%) Senior C# Developer
15 22 (4.47%) Automation Analyst
16 21 (4.27%) Tester
16 21 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (58.13%) .NET
2 166 (33.74%) ASP.NET
3 140 (28.46%) Web Services
4 124 (25.20%) HTML
5 123 (25.00%) WCF
6 105 (21.34%) CSS
7 90 (18.29%) .NET Framework
8 83 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 76 (15.45%) jQuery
10 72 (14.63%) LINQ
11 70 (14.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 56 (11.38%) KnockoutJS
13 52 (10.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 50 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 48 (9.76%) AngularJS
16 34 (6.91%) Ember.js
16 34 (6.91%) Backbone.js
16 34 (6.91%) MSMQ
17 33 (6.71%) JSON
18 29 (5.89%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.93%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (6.30%) Mobile App
3 20 (4.07%) Mathematics
3 20 (4.07%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.25%) PMI
6 14 (2.85%) IPTV
7 13 (2.64%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.63%) Blog
9 7 (1.42%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.42%) PKI
10 6 (1.22%) GIS
10 6 (1.22%) Telematics
10 6 (1.22%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.22%) Open Source
11 4 (0.81%) DTV
12 3 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.61%) Tandem
12 3 (0.61%) Kindle
13 2 (0.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 302 (61.38%) Windows
2 87 (17.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (9.15%) Windows Phone
5 36 (7.32%) Windows 8
6 32 (6.50%) Android
7 29 (5.89%) Windows 7
7 29 (5.89%) Apple iOS
8 22 (4.47%) Linux
9 16 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (3.25%) Windows Phone 8
10 11 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.63%) UNIX
12 5 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (27.24%) MVC
2 89 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (14.23%) TDD
4 67 (13.62%) SOA
5 48 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
6 47 (9.55%) ITIL
7 46 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (8.13%) Domain-Driven Design
9 39 (7.93%) Pair Programming
10 36 (7.32%) OO
10 36 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
11 35 (7.11%) Unit Testing
11 35 (7.11%) Infrastructure Management
12 33 (6.71%) Scrum
12 33 (6.71%) Service Delivery
13 31 (6.30%) Project Management
14 30 (6.10%) Android Development
15 29 (5.89%) iOS Development
15 29 (5.89%) Mobile Application Development
16 27 (5.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 274 (55.69%) C#
2 213 (43.29%) SQL
3 149 (30.28%) JavaScript
4 29 (5.89%) T-SQL
5 27 (5.49%) PowerShell
6 21 (4.27%) Java
7 19 (3.86%) C
8 11 (2.24%) Ruby
9 9 (1.83%) Perl
9 9 (1.83%) Python
9 9 (1.83%) MATLAB
9 9 (1.83%) C++
10 8 (1.63%) Apex Code
10 8 (1.63%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.42%) PHP
11 7 (1.42%) Delphi
12 6 (1.22%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.02%) Groovy
14 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 71 (14.43%) Degree
2 60 (12.20%) MCSE
3 53 (10.77%) MCITP
4 51 (10.37%) MCSA
5 42 (8.54%) MCTS
6 16 (3.25%) PMI Certification
7 15 (3.05%) Security Cleared
8 10 (2.03%) MCP
9 9 (1.83%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.81%) CISSP
11 3 (0.61%) ISEB
12 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.20%) MBA
13 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.20%) CCNP
13 1 (0.20%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.08%) QA
2 22 (4.47%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.42%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (11.18%) Hyper-V
3 38 (7.72%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.83%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.63%) UAG
5 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (1.22%) vSphere
7 4 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.81%) vCloud
7 4 (0.81%) Xen
7 4 (0.81%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.61%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.20%) XenApp
9 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (7.52%) Backup Exec
2 33 (6.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (2.85%) SCCM
4 10 (2.03%) SCVMM
5 8 (1.63%) SCOM
6 7 (1.42%) Puppet
7 6 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.02%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.02%) WSUS
9 4 (0.81%) Foglight
9 4 (0.81%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.20%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.20%) Nagios
11 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 273 (55.49%) Microsoft
2 86 (17.48%) VMware
3 55 (11.18%) Citrix
4 53 (10.77%) HP
5 48 (9.76%) Veeam
6 44 (8.94%) EMC
7 42 (8.54%) Apple
7 42 (8.54%) Juniper
7 42 (8.54%) Meru Networks
8 33 (6.71%) Red Gate
8 33 (6.71%) Google
8 33 (6.71%) Symantec
9 29 (5.89%) Xamarin
10 19 (3.86%) Oracle
11 11 (2.24%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.83%) Tableau
14 7 (1.42%) Dell
15 6 (1.22%) BMC
15 6 (1.22%) Remedy
Leatherhead, Surrey
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum and company bonus.
Posted: 11 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £1000 bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 to £60,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 60000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35 - £55 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxfordshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Wokingham
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Tonbridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Microsoft
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Microsoft
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Microsoft
Posted: 23 days ago