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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 211 240 325
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +85
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 262 231 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 1.02% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.90% 17.37% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 227 171 108
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -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
1758 1330 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 8.49% 5.88% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1060 905
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Surrey +49 83 £47,000 -1.05% 8
Berkshire +2 59 £53,750 -17.30% 7
Hampshire +37 45 £43,000 +45.76% 6
Kent +21 31 £62,500 +19.04% 4
Oxfordshire -24 25 £45,000 +36.36% 12
East Sussex +18 6 £40,000 -15.78%
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £47,500 -26.92% 1
West Sussex -2 5 £47,500 +4.97% 1
Thames Valley +4 1 £90,000 +50.00%
Middlesex +2 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 310 (51.50%) Microsoft
2 299 (49.67%) C#
3 295 (49.00%) .NET
4 279 (46.35%) Agile Software Development
5 232 (38.54%) SQL Server
6 202 (33.55%) ASP.NET
7 199 (33.06%) Windows
7 199 (33.06%) Amazon AWS
8 170 (28.24%) JavaScript
9 168 (27.91%) MVC
10 158 (26.25%) SQL
11 141 (23.42%) Scrum
12 135 (22.43%) Web Services
13 134 (22.26%) HTML
14 125 (20.76%) CSS
15 120 (19.93%) ASP.NET MVC
16 115 (19.10%) TDD
17 113 (18.77%) ASP.NET Web API
18 111 (18.44%) WCF
19 105 (17.44%) VMware
20 99 (16.45%) Office 365
21 93 (15.45%) AngularJS
21 93 (15.45%) .NET Framework
22 87 (14.45%) MS Excel
23 83 (13.79%) Entity Framework
24 81 (13.46%) SaaS
25 79 (13.12%) jQuery
26 77 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
27 76 (12.62%) Hyper-V
27 76 (12.62%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 61 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 58 (9.63%) IIS
3 27 (4.49%) NServiceBus
4 25 (4.15%) Lync
5 20 (3.32%) CMS
6 19 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (2.66%) MS Exchange
8 13 (2.16%) SharePoint Foundation
9 11 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.50%) Apache Pig
10 9 (1.50%) Umbraco
10 9 (1.50%) Apache
11 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.83%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.66%) WordPress
14 3 (0.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 87 (14.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.99%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.66%) MS Office
4 8 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.16%) MS Project
6 6 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.83%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (2.49%) assyst
2 8 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) Tridion
5 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 199 (33.06%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (16.45%) Office 365
3 81 (13.46%) SaaS
4 37 (6.15%) PaaS
5 23 (3.82%) IaaS
6 16 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (2.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.00%) GitHub
7 6 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.00%) AWS CloudTrail
8 5 (0.83%) Heroku
9 4 (0.66%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.33%) Yammer
11 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.33%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.17%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.48%) SAN
1 39 (6.48%) Firewall
2 24 (3.99%) WAN
3 20 (3.32%) Internet
4 17 (2.82%) DNS
5 16 (2.66%) Network Security
6 14 (2.33%) DMZ
7 11 (1.83%) DHCP
7 11 (1.83%) LAN
8 10 (1.66%) VoIP
9 8 (1.33%) HTTP
9 8 (1.33%) Unified Communications
9 8 (1.33%) SSL
10 7 (1.16%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.00%) VPN
11 6 (1.00%) SMTP
11 6 (1.00%) IPsec
12 5 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.83%) VLAN
13 4 (0.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (38.54%) SQL Server
2 66 (10.96%) NoSQL
3 46 (7.64%) CouchDB
4 45 (7.48%) MongoDB
5 42 (6.98%) Big Data
6 41 (6.81%) Azure SQL Database
7 29 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (4.32%) RavenDB
9 26 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (3.82%) MySQL
11 21 (3.49%) Redis
12 18 (2.99%) Relational Database
12 18 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (2.66%) Couchbase
14 14 (2.33%) Hadoop
15 13 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (1.66%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 69 (11.46%) Visual Studio
2 52 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (7.97%) Git (software)
4 31 (5.15%) Subversion
5 27 (4.49%) TeamCity
6 26 (4.32%) NUnit
7 24 (3.99%) ReSharper
8 20 (3.32%) Hudson
8 20 (3.32%) Jenkins
9 19 (3.16%) NCrunch
10 16 (2.66%) Jasmine
11 15 (2.49%) Selenium
12 9 (1.50%) JSUnit
13 7 (1.16%) Moq
14 6 (1.00%) Fiddler
14 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 5 (0.83%) Grunt
15 5 (0.83%) Bower
15 5 (0.83%) gulp
16 4 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 46 (7.64%) Finance
2 31 (5.15%) Manufacturing
3 14 (2.33%) Marketing
4 13 (2.16%) Retail
5 9 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.16%) Back Office
7 6 (1.00%) Games
8 5 (0.83%) Publishing
9 3 (0.50%) Advertising
10 2 (0.33%) Legal
10 2 (0.33%) Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.17%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 270 (44.85%) Developer
2 126 (20.93%) .NET Developer
3 93 (15.45%) C# Developer
4 73 (12.13%) Architect
5 66 (10.96%) Consultant
6 51 (8.47%) Senior Developer
6 51 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (5.65%) Senior .NET Developer
8 33 (5.48%) Web Developer
9 31 (5.15%) Technical Architect
10 29 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
11 28 (4.65%) Junior
12 27 (4.49%) Senior Consultant
13 26 (4.32%) Technical Consultant
13 26 (4.32%) Junior Developer
14 24 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (3.82%) C# Web Developer
16 22 (3.65%) Lead Developer
17 21 (3.49%) Software Developer
18 20 (3.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (49.00%) .NET
2 202 (33.55%) ASP.NET
3 135 (22.43%) Web Services
4 134 (22.26%) HTML
5 125 (20.76%) CSS
6 120 (19.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 113 (18.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 111 (18.44%) WCF
9 93 (15.45%) .NET Framework
9 93 (15.45%) AngularJS
10 83 (13.79%) Entity Framework
11 79 (13.12%) jQuery
12 69 (11.46%) KnockoutJS
13 52 (8.64%) REST
13 52 (8.64%) HTML5
14 36 (5.98%) MSMQ
15 31 (5.15%) XML
16 28 (4.65%) CSS3
17 25 (4.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 23 (3.82%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.81%) Private Cloud
3 37 (6.15%) User Experience
4 33 (5.48%) Data Centre
5 30 (4.98%) Blog
6 23 (3.82%) Computer Science
7 21 (3.49%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.16%) Enterprise Cloud
10 10 (1.66%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.50%) Semantic Web
12 8 (1.33%) Podcast
12 8 (1.33%) PMI
12 8 (1.33%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.16%) iPhone
13 7 (1.16%) iPad
14 6 (1.00%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.83%) Telematics
15 5 (0.83%) GIS
16 4 (0.66%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 199 (33.06%) Windows
2 68 (11.30%) Linux
3 53 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (3.49%) CentOS
6 13 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.16%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.16%) Android
7 10 (1.66%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.50%) UNIX
8 9 (1.50%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.16%) AIX
9 7 (1.16%) Solaris
10 3 (0.50%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (46.35%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (27.91%) MVC
3 141 (23.42%) Scrum
4 115 (19.10%) TDD
5 76 (12.62%) DevOps
6 64 (10.63%) Software Engineering
7 62 (10.30%) ITIL
8 60 (9.97%) SOA
9 54 (8.97%) OO
10 47 (7.81%) Project Management
11 45 (7.48%) Mentoring
12 44 (7.31%) Performance Tuning
13 41 (6.81%) Unit Testing
14 39 (6.48%) Service Management
15 34 (5.65%) Web Development
16 33 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (5.32%) Pair Programming
18 30 (4.98%) Domain-Driven Design
18 30 (4.98%) Microservices
19 29 (4.82%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 299 (49.67%) C#
2 170 (28.24%) JavaScript
3 158 (26.25%) SQL
4 53 (8.80%) PowerShell
5 47 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 36 (5.98%) Java
7 35 (5.81%) VB.NET
8 17 (2.82%) Bash Shell
9 16 (2.66%) Perl
10 14 (2.33%) PHP
11 12 (1.99%) C++
12 11 (1.83%) Python
13 10 (1.66%) Ruby
14 5 (0.83%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.66%) R
16 3 (0.50%) X++
16 3 (0.50%) Scala
16 3 (0.50%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.33%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (9.14%) MCSE
3 43 (7.14%) Degree
4 28 (4.65%) MCSA
5 23 (3.82%) MCITP
6 21 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (3.32%) CCNA
8 11 (1.83%) Security Cleared
9 10 (1.66%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.33%) PMI Certification
11 7 (1.16%) ISEB
12 6 (1.00%) PMP
13 5 (0.83%) MCP
14 4 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
16 2 (0.33%) APMP
16 2 (0.33%) CCSE
16 2 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.00%) QA
3 5 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 77 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (12.62%) Hyper-V
3 45 (7.48%) vCloud
4 41 (6.81%) Active Directory
5 38 (6.31%) vSphere
6 28 (4.65%) Docker
7 6 (1.00%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.66%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.50%) Firmware
9 3 (0.50%) UAG
10 2 (0.33%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.33%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.17%) XenApp
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 55 (9.14%) Puppet
2 45 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (5.32%) SCCM
4 25 (4.15%) SCOM
5 20 (3.32%) HAProxy
6 17 (2.82%) SCVMM
7 15 (2.49%) Windows Intune
8 13 (2.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 13 (2.16%) SCSM
9 11 (1.83%) Nagios
10 9 (1.50%) ZABBIX
10 9 (1.50%) SCDPM
11 8 (1.33%) SCOrch
11 8 (1.33%) Ansible
11 8 (1.33%) Cacti
12 3 (0.50%) Icinga
13 2 (0.33%) WSUS
14 1 (0.17%) vMotion
14 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
14 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 310 (51.50%) Microsoft
2 105 (17.44%) VMware
3 60 (9.97%) HP
4 58 (9.63%) NetApp
5 52 (8.64%) Cisco
6 43 (7.14%) Oracle
7 24 (3.99%) Sitecore
8 22 (3.65%) Google
9 19 (3.16%) Rackspace
10 16 (2.66%) Red Gate
11 15 (2.49%) ServiceNow
11 15 (2.49%) Remedy
12 13 (2.16%) Akamai
12 13 (2.16%) Juniper
12 13 (2.16%) ForgeRock
13 12 (1.99%) Tableau
14 11 (1.83%) Twitter
14 11 (1.83%) Citrix
14 11 (1.83%) Veeam
14 11 (1.83%) CommVault
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Quant Capital
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HotLizard Ltd.
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vitamin T
Salary: £35,000 per annum £35k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c35-45k+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Duke Hudson
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago