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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 186 255 363
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +108
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 313 154 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.51% 0.76% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.78% 17.91% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 263 121 74
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1263 860 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.09% 4.27% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 695 738
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,400 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
Hampshire - 84 £45,000 - 10
Surrey +6 80 £47,500 - 3
Oxfordshire +63 74 £47,500 -13.63% 7
Berkshire -9 40 £55,000 +4.76% 9
West Sussex - 11 £40,000 - 3
East Sussex -2 10 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Middlesex - 6 £65,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £52,500 +20.00%
Kent -7 4 £67,500 +12.50% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 292 (53.97%) Microsoft
2 283 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (50.28%) C#
4 270 (49.91%) .NET
5 234 (43.25%) Windows
6 219 (40.48%) SQL Server
7 218 (40.30%) JavaScript
8 185 (34.20%) HTML
9 175 (32.35%) ASP.NET
10 169 (31.24%) CSS
11 168 (31.05%) MVC
12 157 (29.02%) SQL
13 149 (27.54%) SharePoint
14 139 (25.69%) Office 365
15 129 (23.84%) Scrum
16 120 (22.18%) ASP.NET MVC
17 117 (21.63%) jQuery
18 110 (20.33%) ASP.NET Web API
19 107 (19.78%) TDD
20 102 (18.85%) AngularJS
21 98 (18.11%) MS Excel
22 97 (17.93%) Hyper-V
23 96 (17.74%) .NET Framework
24 92 (17.01%) IIS
25 91 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
26 90 (16.64%) Visual Studio
27 89 (16.45%) KnockoutJS
28 86 (15.90%) Finance
29 83 (15.34%) Team Foundation Server
30 80 (14.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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
1 149 (27.54%) SharePoint
2 92 (17.01%) IIS
3 44 (8.13%) Lync
4 41 (7.58%) MS Exchange
5 30 (5.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 20 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (3.51%) WordPress
8 17 (3.14%) CMS
8 17 (3.14%) Apache
9 15 (2.77%) NServiceBus
10 13 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (2.40%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.55%) Kentico
15 3 (0.55%) SharePoint Foundation
15 3 (0.55%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.55%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 98 (18.11%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.07%) MS Office
3 13 (2.40%) MS Project
4 7 (1.29%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.74%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 139 (25.69%) Office 365
2 36 (6.65%) SaaS
3 31 (5.73%) PaaS
4 27 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (4.81%) IaaS
6 11 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.92%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.37%) Terremark
8 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.69%) Internet
2 35 (6.47%) SAN
3 27 (4.99%) Firewall
4 20 (3.70%) DNS
5 16 (2.96%) WAN
5 16 (2.96%) DHCP
5 16 (2.96%) Wireless
6 13 (2.40%) SMTP
7 10 (1.85%) Network Security
8 8 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (1.29%) Unified Communications
9 7 (1.29%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.29%) OSPF
9 7 (1.29%) BGP
10 6 (1.11%) HTTP
11 5 (0.92%) LAN
11 5 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (0.92%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.74%) PABX
12 4 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 69 (12.75%) NoSQL
3 60 (11.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (10.17%) MongoDB
5 54 (9.98%) RavenDB
6 52 (9.61%) CouchDB
7 45 (8.32%) Big Data
8 34 (6.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (5.73%) Azure SQL Database
10 23 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (3.14%) QlikView
14 14 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (1.85%) Couchbase
16 9 (1.66%) Relational Database
17 6 (1.11%) MySQL
18 5 (0.92%) MS Access
19 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 3 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 90 (16.64%) Visual Studio
2 83 (15.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (7.02%) MSBuild
4 37 (6.84%) NUnit
5 35 (6.47%) Git (software)
6 34 (6.28%) WiX
7 33 (6.10%) MSTest
7 33 (6.10%) NuGet
7 33 (6.10%) Ranorex
8 18 (3.33%) ReSharper
8 18 (3.33%) TeamCity
9 17 (3.14%) Subversion
10 15 (2.77%) Jasmine
10 15 (2.77%) NCrunch
11 6 (1.11%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.92%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.92%) Fiddler
13 3 (0.55%) JIRA
14 2 (0.37%) Selenium
15 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 86 (15.90%) Finance
2 14 (2.59%) Retail
3 13 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.22%) Marketing
5 11 (2.03%) Back Office
6 2 (0.37%) Automotive
6 2 (0.37%) Banking
6 2 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.18%) Games
7 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 214 (39.56%) Developer
2 131 (24.21%) .NET Developer
3 110 (20.33%) Consultant
4 75 (13.86%) C# Developer
5 69 (12.75%) Architect
6 56 (10.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 44 (8.13%) Senior Developer
8 41 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
9 38 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
10 36 (6.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 33 (6.10%) Technical Consultant
12 32 (5.91%) Senior Consultant
12 32 (5.91%) Microsoft Consultant
13 31 (5.73%) Web Developer
14 28 (5.18%) Automation Engineer
15 25 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 24 (4.44%) Technical Architect
17 21 (3.88%) Build Engineer
18 20 (3.70%) Project Manager
19 19 (3.51%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (49.91%) .NET
2 185 (34.20%) HTML
3 175 (32.35%) ASP.NET
4 169 (31.24%) CSS
5 120 (22.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 117 (21.63%) jQuery
7 110 (20.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 102 (18.85%) AngularJS
9 96 (17.74%) .NET Framework
10 89 (16.45%) KnockoutJS
11 80 (14.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 78 (14.42%) Web Services
13 65 (12.01%) WCF
14 54 (9.98%) LINQ
15 36 (6.65%) HTML5
16 35 (6.47%) CSS3
17 34 (6.28%) X-Windows
18 28 (5.18%) Ajax
19 27 (4.99%) XML
20 24 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.65%) Mobile App
3 34 (6.28%) Management Information System
4 32 (5.91%) User Experience
5 22 (4.07%) PMI
6 17 (3.14%) Neural Network
7 10 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.85%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.66%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.48%) Kindle
10 4 (0.74%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.74%) Open Source
11 3 (0.55%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.55%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.55%) Physics
12 2 (0.37%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.37%) iPhone
12 2 (0.37%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.37%) Clustering
12 2 (0.37%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 234 (43.25%) Windows
2 74 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (13.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (9.24%) Windows 7
5 48 (8.87%) Windows 8
6 29 (5.36%) Windows Phone
7 26 (4.81%) Android
8 22 (4.07%) Apple iOS
9 14 (2.59%) Linux
10 10 (1.85%) Windows Phone 8
11 5 (0.92%) UNIX
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (31.05%) MVC
3 129 (23.84%) Scrum
4 107 (19.78%) TDD
5 71 (13.12%) Project Management
6 62 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (9.80%) Mentoring
8 47 (8.69%) Workflow
9 46 (8.50%) Waterfall
10 43 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (7.58%) DevOps
12 38 (7.02%) ITIL
13 34 (6.28%) Software Engineering
13 34 (6.28%) Web Development
14 33 (6.10%) Migration
15 31 (5.73%) Mobile Application Development
16 28 (5.18%) Unit Testing
17 27 (4.99%) SOA
18 25 (4.62%) OOD
18 25 (4.62%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 272 (50.28%) C#
2 218 (40.30%) JavaScript
3 157 (29.02%) SQL
4 44 (8.13%) PowerShell
5 27 (4.99%) T-SQL
6 18 (3.33%) R
7 15 (2.77%) VB.NET
8 12 (2.22%) C
9 11 (2.03%) Java
10 9 (1.66%) XAML
11 6 (1.11%) C++
12 5 (0.92%) X++
12 5 (0.92%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.74%) Lua
13 4 (0.74%) PHP
14 3 (0.55%) Scala
14 3 (0.55%) VBA
14 3 (0.55%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 91 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (11.46%) MCSE
3 42 (7.76%) Degree
4 34 (6.28%) MCSA
5 30 (5.55%) MCITP
6 22 (4.07%) PMI Certification
7 20 (3.70%) MCTS
8 14 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (2.03%) MAPM
10 10 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.85%) CCNA
11 9 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.92%) MCP
12 5 (0.92%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.92%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.74%) HNC
13 4 (0.74%) HND
14 3 (0.55%) VTSP
15 2 (0.37%) ISEB
15 2 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.40%) QA
2 11 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.03%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.29%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (17.93%) Hyper-V
2 68 (12.57%) Active Directory
3 58 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (6.28%) vSphere
5 30 (5.55%) vCloud
6 6 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.55%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.37%) UAG
9 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.37%) XenApp
10 1 (0.18%) Xen
10 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (7.58%) SCVMM
2 31 (5.73%) Windows Intune
3 11 (2.03%) SCCM
4 10 (1.85%) SCOM
5 8 (1.48%) Puppet
5 8 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.29%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.92%) Nagios
7 5 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.92%) Legato
7 5 (0.92%) Icinga
8 4 (0.74%) SCSM
8 4 (0.74%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.74%) Cacti
9 3 (0.55%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.37%) Foglight
11 1 (0.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 292 (53.97%) Microsoft
2 76 (14.05%) VMware
3 56 (10.35%) Oracle
4 49 (9.06%) HP
5 39 (7.21%) Cisco
6 31 (5.73%) NetApp
7 30 (5.55%) Juniper
8 29 (5.36%) Citrix
9 24 (4.44%) Veeam
10 21 (3.88%) Tableau
11 20 (3.70%) TOWER Software
12 19 (3.51%) Xamarin
12 19 (3.51%) Google
13 18 (3.33%) Telerik
14 15 (2.77%) Red Gate
15 14 (2.59%) Meru Networks
15 14 (2.59%) Apple
15 14 (2.59%) EMC
16 10 (1.85%) CommVault
17 8 (1.48%) Dell
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