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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 172 237 391
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +154
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 356 245 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.66% 1.04% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.52% 17.59% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 263 223 53
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1654 1393 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.72% 5.89% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1173 699
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +24 113 £47,500 - 10
Berkshire -2 69 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Hampshire +14 62 £45,000 -25.00% 4
Oxfordshire +44 47 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Buckinghamshire +28 33 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Kent +14 15 £45,000 -21.73% 3
East Sussex -13 14 £42,500 -15.00%
West Sussex +11 3 £41,250 -34.00% 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 334 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (50.08%) Microsoft
3 323 (48.72%) .NET
4 307 (46.30%) C#
5 278 (41.93%) SQL Server
6 231 (34.84%) Windows
7 228 (34.39%) JavaScript
8 226 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
9 219 (33.03%) ASP.NET
10 198 (29.86%) Scrum
11 184 (27.75%) MVC
12 169 (25.49%) TDD
13 164 (24.74%) HTML
14 158 (23.83%) Office 365
15 157 (23.68%) SQL
16 154 (23.23%) CSS
17 148 (22.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 144 (21.72%) Web Services
19 141 (21.27%) ASP.NET Web API
20 136 (20.51%) SharePoint
21 128 (19.31%) AngularJS
22 122 (18.40%) jQuery
23 118 (17.80%) .NET Framework
23 118 (17.80%) KnockoutJS
24 116 (17.50%) NoSQL
25 106 (15.99%) Entity Framework
26 100 (15.08%) VMware
27 96 (14.48%) CouchDB
28 92 (13.88%) MS Excel
29 90 (13.57%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 136 (20.51%) SharePoint
2 82 (12.37%) IIS
3 61 (9.20%) Lync
4 44 (6.64%) MS Exchange
5 35 (5.28%) NServiceBus
6 20 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 19 (2.87%) CMS
8 17 (2.56%) SharePoint Foundation
9 16 (2.41%) WordPress
10 15 (2.26%) Apache
11 13 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (1.36%) Umbraco
14 8 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (1.06%) Apache Pig
16 5 (0.75%) Orchard CMS
16 5 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 92 (13.88%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.17%) MS Office
3 11 (1.66%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.66%) MS Project
4 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.60%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (2.11%) assyst
2 9 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.30%) Tridion
5 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 226 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
2 158 (23.83%) Office 365
3 47 (7.09%) SaaS
4 24 (3.62%) PaaS
5 17 (2.56%) IaaS
6 16 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.90%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.45%) Terremark
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.30%) Heroku
11 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.33%) Firewall
2 32 (4.83%) Internet
3 29 (4.37%) SAN
4 25 (3.77%) WAN
5 21 (3.17%) Network Security
6 17 (2.56%) SMTP
7 11 (1.66%) HTTP
8 10 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (1.36%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.90%) DNS
10 6 (0.90%) SSL
10 6 (0.90%) OSPF
11 5 (0.75%) BGP
11 5 (0.75%) Extranet
11 5 (0.75%) DMZ
11 5 (0.75%) Intranet
11 5 (0.75%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.60%) PABX
13 3 (0.45%) OpenFlow
13 3 (0.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (41.93%) SQL Server
2 116 (17.50%) NoSQL
3 96 (14.48%) CouchDB
4 90 (13.57%) MongoDB
5 67 (10.11%) RavenDB
6 61 (9.20%) Big Data
7 45 (6.79%) Azure SQL Database
8 44 (6.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 35 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (4.07%) HDInsight
12 23 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (3.32%) MySQL
14 21 (3.17%) QlikView
15 20 (3.02%) Couchbase
16 17 (2.56%) Relational Database
17 12 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (1.66%) Redis
19 10 (1.51%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 75 (11.31%) Visual Studio
2 60 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (5.58%) ReSharper
4 36 (5.43%) TeamCity
5 33 (4.98%) Git (software)
6 28 (4.22%) NCrunch
7 20 (3.02%) Jasmine
8 19 (2.87%) Subversion
9 18 (2.71%) NUnit
10 14 (2.11%) MSBuild
11 12 (1.81%) MSTest
12 10 (1.51%) Fiddler
12 10 (1.51%) Jenkins
13 9 (1.36%) Ranorex
13 9 (1.36%) NuGet
13 9 (1.36%) WiX
13 9 (1.36%) JSUnit
13 9 (1.36%) Selenium
14 7 (1.06%) JIRA
15 3 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 73 (11.01%) Finance
2 20 (3.02%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.41%) Retail
4 15 (2.26%) Back Office
5 14 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.81%) Marketing
7 5 (0.75%) Games
8 3 (0.45%) Automotive
9 2 (0.30%) Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.15%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.15%) Legal
10 1 (0.15%) Advertising
10 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 269 (40.57%) Developer
2 141 (21.27%) .NET Developer
3 134 (20.21%) Consultant
4 102 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 97 (14.63%) Architect
6 65 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 51 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 49 (7.39%) Senior Consultant
9 48 (7.24%) Technical Architect
10 38 (5.73%) Technical Consultant
11 36 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
12 32 (4.83%) Web Developer
13 31 (4.68%) Senior Technical Consultant
13 31 (4.68%) Office 365 Consultant
14 27 (4.07%) Microsoft Consultant
15 26 (3.92%) Project Manager
16 24 (3.62%) ASP.NET Developer
17 23 (3.47%) C# Web Developer
18 22 (3.32%) Cloud Consultant
19 21 (3.17%) Microsoft BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (48.72%) .NET
2 219 (33.03%) ASP.NET
3 164 (24.74%) HTML
4 154 (23.23%) CSS
5 148 (22.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 144 (21.72%) Web Services
7 141 (21.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 128 (19.31%) AngularJS
9 122 (18.40%) jQuery
10 118 (17.80%) KnockoutJS
10 118 (17.80%) .NET Framework
11 106 (15.99%) Entity Framework
12 87 (13.12%) WCF
13 47 (7.09%) REST
14 33 (4.98%) Ajax
15 32 (4.83%) HTML5
16 31 (4.68%) XML
17 26 (3.92%) MSMQ
18 24 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 22 (3.32%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (8.45%) Private Cloud
3 40 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.77%) User Experience
5 22 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.17%) Neural Network
7 18 (2.71%) Public Cloud
8 14 (2.11%) Blog
9 13 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.81%) Enterprise Cloud
11 10 (1.51%) PMI
11 10 (1.51%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.36%) iPhone
12 9 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.21%) Podcast
14 7 (1.06%) iPad
15 6 (0.90%) Open Source
16 5 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
17 4 (0.60%) Internet of Things
17 4 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 231 (34.84%) Windows
2 85 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 66 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (7.09%) Linux
5 26 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 23 (3.47%) Android
7 22 (3.32%) Windows 8
8 19 (2.87%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.81%) Windows Phone
10 8 (1.21%) UNIX
11 7 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.90%) CentOS
13 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.45%) AIX
14 3 (0.45%) Solaris
15 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (29.86%) Scrum
3 184 (27.75%) MVC
4 169 (25.49%) TDD
5 66 (9.95%) Software Engineering
6 65 (9.80%) DevOps
7 63 (9.50%) Project Management
8 58 (8.75%) SOA
9 55 (8.30%) Unit Testing
9 55 (8.30%) Mentoring
10 48 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
11 47 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
12 45 (6.79%) Pair Programming
13 44 (6.64%) Analytics
14 42 (6.33%) ITIL
15 41 (6.18%) Service Management
15 41 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (6.03%) Domain-Driven Design
17 38 (5.73%) OO
18 36 (5.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 307 (46.30%) C#
2 228 (34.39%) JavaScript
3 157 (23.68%) SQL
4 44 (6.64%) PowerShell
5 41 (6.18%) T-SQL
6 32 (4.83%) Java
7 27 (4.07%) VB.NET
8 21 (3.17%) R
9 16 (2.41%) Bash Shell
9 16 (2.41%) Perl
10 14 (2.11%) PHP
11 13 (1.96%) C++
12 9 (1.36%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.21%) Ruby
13 8 (1.21%) Python
14 5 (0.75%) X++
15 4 (0.60%) Lua
15 4 (0.60%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.60%) Scala
16 3 (0.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 86 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (9.20%) MCSE
3 52 (7.84%) Degree
4 36 (5.43%) MCSA
5 25 (3.77%) MCITP
6 18 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.26%) CCNA
8 14 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.51%) PMI Certification
9 10 (1.51%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.51%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.06%) MCP
11 6 (0.90%) PMP
11 6 (0.90%) MCTS
12 4 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.60%) HNC
12 4 (0.60%) HND
12 4 (0.60%) ISEB
12 4 (0.60%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (2.26%) QA
3 11 (1.66%) SLA
4 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 88 (13.27%) Hyper-V
2 81 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (9.95%) Active Directory
4 50 (7.54%) vSphere
4 50 (7.54%) vCloud
5 13 (1.96%) Docker
6 4 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.45%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 35 (5.28%) Puppet
2 31 (4.68%) Windows Intune
3 25 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (2.71%) SCVMM
5 14 (2.11%) Nagios
5 14 (2.11%) SCCM
6 13 (1.96%) SCOM
7 12 (1.81%) Cacti
8 9 (1.36%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (1.21%) Ansible
10 6 (0.90%) Icinga
10 6 (0.90%) SCDPM
11 5 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.75%) Legato
12 3 (0.45%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.45%) SCSM
13 2 (0.30%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.30%) WSUS
14 1 (0.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 332 (50.08%) Microsoft
2 100 (15.08%) VMware
3 61 (9.20%) Cisco
4 57 (8.60%) HP
4 57 (8.60%) NetApp
5 54 (8.14%) Oracle
6 29 (4.37%) Tableau
7 26 (3.92%) Juniper
8 23 (3.47%) Rackspace
9 21 (3.17%) CommVault
9 21 (3.17%) Red Gate
9 21 (3.17%) Veeam
10 19 (2.87%) Google
10 19 (2.87%) Sitecore
11 14 (2.11%) Remedy
12 13 (1.96%) Citrix
12 13 (1.96%) Xamarin
12 13 (1.96%) ForgeRock
13 12 (1.81%) ServiceNow
13 12 (1.81%) TOWER Software
Hampshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum plus corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £100000 Per Annum 8% Non Contributory Pension + Bon
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago