The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 229 386 352
Rank change year-on-year
+157 -34
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 245 57 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.62% 8.32% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 223 53 82
Average salary £47,500 £70,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Cloud Services Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1133 685 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.71% 3.00% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 964 585 565
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +75 97 £47,500 -36.66% 2
Berkshire +57 67 £52,500 -25.00% 4
Hampshire +9 43 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Kent -5 18 £57,500 -23.33% 2
Oxfordshire +1 15 £45,000 +28.57% 5
East Sussex +5 13 £46,250 -27.73%
Middlesex - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
Thames Valley - 2 £85,000 -
West Sussex 0 1 £62,500 +38.88%
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 282 (70.32%) .NET
2 246 (61.35%) C#
3 218 (54.36%) Windows
4 198 (49.38%) Microsoft
5 196 (48.88%) SQL Server
6 190 (47.38%) SQL
7 157 (39.15%) ASP.NET
8 139 (34.66%) JavaScript
9 128 (31.92%) Web Services
10 119 (29.68%) WCF
11 116 (28.93%) HTML
12 109 (27.18%) Finance
13 94 (23.44%) IIS
14 93 (23.19%) CSS
15 92 (22.94%) MVC
15 92 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
16 91 (22.69%) .NET Framework
17 87 (21.70%) jQuery
18 80 (19.95%) TDD
19 79 (19.70%) MS Excel
20 76 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
21 71 (17.71%) SOA
22 58 (14.46%) Degree
23 57 (14.21%) Active Directory
24 54 (13.47%) SharePoint
24 54 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 53 (13.22%) ASP.NET Web API
26 52 (12.97%) VMware
27 51 (12.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 48 (11.97%) KnockoutJS

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 94 (23.44%) IIS
2 54 (13.47%) SharePoint
3 44 (10.97%) Apache
4 39 (9.73%) BizTalk Server
5 27 (6.73%) WordPress
5 27 (6.73%) NServiceBus
6 21 (5.24%) MS Exchange
7 14 (3.49%) CMS
8 12 (2.99%) Tomcat
9 10 (2.49%) Lync
10 9 (2.24%) Node.js
11 6 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.50%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.50%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 79 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.74%) MS Office
3 7 (1.75%) Mingle
4 3 (0.75%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.72%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (8.48%) SaaS
3 30 (7.48%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (6.98%) Office 365
5 20 (4.99%) PaaS
6 17 (4.24%) IaaS
7 16 (3.99%) Heroku
8 10 (2.49%) Force.com
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.23%) DNS
2 19 (4.74%) HTTP
3 18 (4.49%) LAN
3 18 (4.49%) Firewall
4 17 (4.24%) SAN
5 15 (3.74%) VPN
6 14 (3.49%) DHCP
7 13 (3.24%) Wireless
8 12 (2.99%) FTP
9 10 (2.49%) WAN
9 10 (2.49%) LDAP
9 10 (2.49%) Internet
10 4 (1.00%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.75%) Network Security
11 3 (0.75%) SNMP
11 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.50%) POP3
12 2 (0.50%) MPLS
12 2 (0.50%) OSPF
12 2 (0.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (48.88%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (10.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 41 (10.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 37 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (8.48%) NoSQL
6 27 (6.73%) RavenDB
7 16 (3.99%) Big Data
8 14 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.74%) MySQL
11 10 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.24%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.75%) MongoDB
13 7 (1.75%) Relational Database
14 5 (1.25%) Redis
15 3 (0.75%) OLTP
15 3 (0.75%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.75%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 45 (11.22%) Visual Studio
2 42 (10.47%) ReSharper
2 42 (10.47%) Selenium
2 42 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (8.73%) Git (software)
4 31 (7.73%) NCrunch
5 27 (6.73%) Jasmine
5 27 (6.73%) PhoneGap
5 27 (6.73%) TeamCity
5 27 (6.73%) Subversion
6 24 (5.99%) WinRunner
7 17 (4.24%) TestComplete
7 17 (4.24%) WebDriver
7 17 (4.24%) Ranorex
8 11 (2.74%) Fiddler
9 10 (2.49%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (2.00%) MSBuild
11 7 (1.75%) JIRA
11 7 (1.75%) Bugzilla
12 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 109 (27.18%) Finance
2 24 (5.99%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.49%) Marketing
4 8 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.00%) Advertising
4 8 (2.00%) Banking
4 8 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.00%) Electronics
7 3 (0.75%) Publishing
8 2 (0.50%) Games
8 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.25%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 174 (43.39%) Developer
2 80 (19.95%) C# Developer
3 75 (18.70%) .NET Developer
4 63 (15.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (11.97%) Consultant
6 47 (11.72%) Senior Developer
7 43 (10.72%) Analyst
8 38 (9.48%) Senior .NET Developer
9 37 (9.23%) Architect
10 36 (8.98%) Senior C# Developer
11 33 (8.23%) Tester
12 31 (7.73%) Test Engineer
13 27 (6.73%) ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (6.73%) Automation Analyst
14 26 (6.48%) Automation Engineer
14 26 (6.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 25 (6.23%) Test Analyst
16 24 (5.99%) Web Developer
16 24 (5.99%) QA Analyst
16 24 (5.99%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (70.32%) .NET
2 157 (39.15%) ASP.NET
3 128 (31.92%) Web Services
4 119 (29.68%) WCF
5 116 (28.93%) HTML
6 93 (23.19%) CSS
7 91 (22.69%) .NET Framework
8 87 (21.70%) jQuery
9 76 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 53 (13.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 51 (12.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 48 (11.97%) KnockoutJS
14 39 (9.73%) AngularJS
15 38 (9.48%) LINQ
15 38 (9.48%) MSMQ
16 35 (8.73%) XML
17 31 (7.73%) HTML5
18 30 (7.48%) Backbone.js
19 29 (7.23%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.73%) Mobile App
2 24 (5.99%) Mathematics
3 20 (4.99%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (4.49%) IPTV
4 18 (4.49%) Client/Server
5 15 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.49%) N-Tier
7 13 (3.24%) Clustering
8 7 (1.75%) Blog
9 5 (1.25%) Social Media
9 5 (1.25%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.00%) DTV
11 3 (0.75%) NHS
11 3 (0.75%) Tandem
11 3 (0.75%) Replication
12 2 (0.50%) Telematics
12 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.50%) Streaming Media
12 2 (0.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 218 (54.36%) Windows
2 46 (11.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (9.73%) Android
4 37 (9.23%) Apple iOS
5 33 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (6.73%) Windows Phone
7 26 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (5.74%) Linux
9 16 (3.99%) Windows 8
9 16 (3.99%) Windows 7
10 14 (3.49%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (1.75%) UNIX
12 5 (1.25%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.50%) VMS
14 2 (0.50%) AIX
14 2 (0.50%) Solaris
14 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (22.94%) MVC
1 92 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (19.95%) TDD
3 71 (17.71%) SOA
4 45 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (11.22%) Analytics
5 41 (10.22%) Unit Testing
6 38 (9.48%) OO
6 38 (9.48%) Android Development
6 38 (9.48%) iOS Development
6 38 (9.48%) Performance Tuning
7 34 (8.48%) Domain-Driven Design
8 33 (8.23%) Pair Programming
9 31 (7.73%) Test Automation
10 30 (7.48%) Test Strategy
10 30 (7.48%) CRM
11 29 (7.23%) Data Modelling
11 29 (7.23%) Scrum
11 29 (7.23%) Infrastructure Management
12 28 (6.98%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 246 (61.35%) C#
2 190 (47.38%) SQL
3 139 (34.66%) JavaScript
4 41 (10.22%) Java
5 38 (9.48%) T-SQL
6 30 (7.48%) PowerShell
7 18 (4.49%) C++
8 14 (3.49%) Ruby
9 13 (3.24%) Python
10 11 (2.74%) TypeScript
11 10 (2.49%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.49%) Apex Code
12 9 (2.24%) Delphi
12 9 (2.24%) Perl
13 8 (2.00%) PHP
13 8 (2.00%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.75%) Groovy
15 4 (1.00%) VB
16 3 (0.75%) C
17 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (14.46%) Degree
2 27 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.99%) MCSA
4 15 (3.74%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.24%) MCTS
6 11 (2.74%) MCITP
6 11 (2.74%) MCSE
7 6 (1.50%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.00%) MCP
10 3 (0.75%) ISEB
10 3 (0.75%) CISSP
11 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.50%) CCNP
11 2 (0.50%) CCNA
11 2 (0.50%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.50%) MOS
11 2 (0.50%) MCSM
12 1 (0.25%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.48%) QA
2 11 (2.74%) SLA
3 10 (2.49%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (14.21%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.23%) Hyper-V
3 24 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.00%) vSphere
5 6 (1.50%) vCloud
6 5 (1.25%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (1.00%) XenApp
8 3 (0.75%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.75%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.50%) Xen
9 2 (0.50%) XenServer
10 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (3.24%) WSUS
2 8 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.25%) Vagrant
3 5 (1.25%) SCCM
3 5 (1.25%) SCOM
4 4 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.00%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.75%) Puppet
5 3 (0.75%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.50%) Foglight
6 2 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 198 (49.38%) Microsoft
2 52 (12.97%) VMware
3 38 (9.48%) Google
4 31 (7.73%) Red Gate
5 28 (6.98%) Oracle
6 27 (6.73%) Xamarin
7 23 (5.74%) Citrix
8 18 (4.49%) Cisco
9 15 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (2.74%) Facebook
11 8 (2.00%) Rackspace
11 8 (2.00%) SAP
12 7 (1.75%) HP
13 6 (1.50%) Foundry
14 5 (1.25%) Tableau
14 5 (1.25%) EMC
15 4 (1.00%) Symantec
16 3 (0.75%) Apple
16 3 (0.75%) CheckPoint
16 3 (0.75%) Juniper
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £15000 to £16000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 7 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Abingdon
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Staines
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 16 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 19 days ago