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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 242 296 400
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +104
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 217 132 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.99% 0.62% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.51% 15.73% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 158 123 46
Average salary £47,500 £56,250 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
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
1112 839 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.05% 3.97% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 877 746 596
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +30 74 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Surrey +13 55 £47,500 -18.10% 6
Oxfordshire +33 30 £33,000 -17.50% 5
Hampshire -17 30 £57,500 +21.05% 4
East Sussex - 16 £47,500 - 2
Kent +1 5 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £40,000 -6.28%
Thames Valley +4 3 £65,000 -18.75%
Sussex -1 2 £60,000 -
Middlesex -2 2 £55,000 -8.33%
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 314 (63.95%) Windows
2 277 (56.42%) Microsoft
3 264 (53.77%) C#
4 260 (52.95%) .NET
5 215 (43.79%) SQL
6 183 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
7 171 (34.83%) SQL Server
8 156 (31.77%) MS Excel
9 155 (31.57%) JavaScript
10 145 (29.53%) ASP.NET
11 141 (28.72%) HTML
12 132 (26.88%) Web Services
13 128 (26.07%) MVC
14 118 (24.03%) CSS
15 107 (21.79%) Finance
16 103 (20.98%) WCF
17 99 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
18 92 (18.74%) VMware
18 92 (18.74%) IIS
19 91 (18.53%) Office 365
20 87 (17.72%) .NET Framework
21 83 (16.90%) jQuery
22 81 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
22 81 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC
23 80 (16.29%) Microsoft Certification
23 80 (16.29%) Mentoring
24 79 (16.09%) LINQ
25 76 (15.48%) SharePoint
26 72 (14.66%) User Experience
26 72 (14.66%) ASP.NET Web API

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 92 (18.74%) IIS
2 76 (15.48%) SharePoint
3 37 (7.54%) BizTalk Server
4 33 (6.72%) Apache
5 30 (6.11%) WordPress
5 30 (6.11%) NServiceBus
6 23 (4.68%) MS Exchange
7 22 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (2.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 12 (2.44%) Lync
10 10 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.22%) SAS
13 5 (1.02%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.61%) CMS
14 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
15 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 156 (31.77%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.89%) MS Office
3 6 (1.22%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.61%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 17 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.61%) Agresso
4 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 91 (18.53%) Office 365
2 55 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (7.74%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (7.54%) SaaS
5 34 (6.92%) IaaS
6 23 (4.68%) PaaS
7 13 (2.65%) Heroku
8 8 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.63%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.81%) Force.com
9 4 (0.81%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (14.46%) SAN
2 68 (13.85%) DNS
3 61 (12.42%) DHCP
4 55 (11.20%) Wireless
5 23 (4.68%) Firewall
6 22 (4.48%) Internet
7 20 (4.07%) HTTP
8 17 (3.46%) VPN
9 10 (2.04%) WAN
9 10 (2.04%) LAN
10 9 (1.83%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.22%) Kerberos
12 6 (1.22%) DMZ
13 4 (0.81%) IPv4
13 4 (0.81%) IPv6
13 4 (0.81%) PBX
13 4 (0.81%) VLAN
13 4 (0.81%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (34.83%) SQL Server
2 54 (11.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 51 (10.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 43 (8.76%) Big Data
5 37 (7.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (7.54%) NoSQL
6 30 (6.11%) RavenDB
7 28 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (3.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.04%) MS Access
10 10 (2.04%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.63%) OLAP
13 7 (1.43%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (1.22%) Relational Database
15 5 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 60 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 52 (10.59%) Visual Studio
3 39 (7.94%) ReSharper
4 34 (6.92%) TeamCity
5 33 (6.72%) Subversion
5 33 (6.72%) NCrunch
6 30 (6.11%) Jasmine
7 25 (5.09%) Selenium
8 24 (4.89%) MSBuild
8 24 (4.89%) Ranorex
9 18 (3.67%) NuGet
9 18 (3.67%) NUnit
10 16 (3.26%) WiX
11 15 (3.05%) MSTest
12 13 (2.65%) WinRunner
13 9 (1.83%) TestComplete
13 9 (1.83%) WebDriver
14 6 (1.22%) Fiddler
14 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 107 (21.79%) Finance
2 14 (2.85%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.44%) Marketing
4 8 (1.63%) Games
5 4 (0.81%) Retail
5 4 (0.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.41%) Automotive
6 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.41%) Electronics
6 2 (0.41%) Hungarian Language
7 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 186 (37.88%) Developer
2 82 (16.70%) .NET Developer
3 65 (13.24%) C# Developer
4 52 (10.59%) Architect
4 52 (10.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (9.98%) Senior Developer
6 44 (8.96%) Support Engineer
7 40 (8.15%) Web Developer
7 40 (8.15%) Consultant
7 40 (8.15%) Senior .NET Developer
8 38 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 37 (7.54%) Analyst
10 28 (5.70%) Automation Engineer
11 27 (5.50%) Technical Manager
12 25 (5.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 25 (5.09%) Software Engineer
13 20 (4.07%) Account Manager
13 20 (4.07%) Team Leader
13 20 (4.07%) Technical Account Manager
13 20 (4.07%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (52.95%) .NET
2 145 (29.53%) ASP.NET
3 141 (28.72%) HTML
4 132 (26.88%) Web Services
5 118 (24.03%) CSS
6 103 (20.98%) WCF
7 87 (17.72%) .NET Framework
8 83 (16.90%) jQuery
9 81 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 79 (16.09%) LINQ
11 72 (14.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 59 (12.02%) AngularJS
13 58 (11.81%) KnockoutJS
14 56 (11.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 46 (9.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 35 (7.13%) Backbone.js
16 35 (7.13%) Ember.js
17 33 (6.72%) MSMQ
18 31 (6.31%) JSON
19 30 (6.11%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.66%) User Experience
2 51 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 32 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.07%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.46%) PMI
7 14 (2.85%) IPTV
8 13 (2.65%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.43%) PKI
11 6 (1.22%) GIS
11 6 (1.22%) Kindle
11 6 (1.22%) Blog
11 6 (1.22%) Telematics
11 6 (1.22%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.22%) Open Source
12 3 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.41%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 314 (63.95%) Windows
2 99 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (9.57%) Windows Phone
5 46 (9.37%) Windows 8
6 41 (8.35%) Windows 7
7 34 (6.92%) Android
8 31 (6.31%) Apple iOS
9 20 (4.07%) Linux
10 17 (3.46%) Windows Phone 8
11 11 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.43%) UNIX
13 3 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (26.07%) MVC
3 80 (16.29%) Mentoring
4 69 (14.05%) TDD
5 60 (12.22%) SOA
6 55 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (9.78%) ITIL
8 47 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
9 40 (8.15%) Project Management
10 39 (7.94%) Domain-Driven Design
11 38 (7.74%) Pair Programming
11 38 (7.74%) Scrum
12 37 (7.54%) Unit Testing
13 36 (7.33%) Infrastructure Management
14 34 (6.92%) Service Delivery
15 31 (6.31%) Workflow
15 31 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (6.31%) Android Development
16 30 (6.11%) iOS Development
16 30 (6.11%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 264 (53.77%) C#
2 215 (43.79%) SQL
3 155 (31.57%) JavaScript
4 31 (6.31%) PowerShell
5 29 (5.91%) T-SQL
6 18 (3.67%) C
7 15 (3.05%) Java
8 10 (2.04%) MATLAB
9 7 (1.43%) Ruby
9 7 (1.43%) Python
9 7 (1.43%) Perl
10 6 (1.22%) C++
10 6 (1.22%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.22%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.02%) PHP
12 4 (0.81%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.81%) Delphi
12 4 (0.81%) Apex Code
12 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 80 (16.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (14.46%) MCSE
3 65 (13.24%) Degree
4 60 (12.22%) MCITP
5 58 (11.81%) MCSA
6 50 (10.18%) MCTS
7 17 (3.46%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.83%) MCP
9 6 (1.22%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.22%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.61%) CCNP
10 3 (0.61%) CCNA
10 3 (0.61%) ISEB
10 3 (0.61%) CISSP
10 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.20%) VTSP
12 1 (0.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.89%) ISO 9001
2 14 (2.85%) QA
3 5 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (13.03%) Hyper-V
3 45 (9.16%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.04%) UAG
5 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (1.63%) vSphere
6 8 (1.63%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.22%) ISA Server
7 6 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (0.81%) Xen
8 4 (0.81%) vCloud
9 3 (0.61%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.61%) XenApp
9 3 (0.61%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (8.15%) Backup Exec
2 36 (7.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 19 (3.87%) SCVMM
4 17 (3.46%) SCCM
5 11 (2.24%) SCOM
6 7 (1.43%) Puppet
7 6 (1.22%) Foglight
8 5 (1.02%) Windows Intune
8 5 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.81%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.81%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.81%) WSUS
10 3 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.61%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.20%) SCSM
12 1 (0.20%) Pingdom
12 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 277 (56.42%) Microsoft
2 92 (18.74%) VMware
3 65 (13.24%) Citrix
4 61 (12.42%) HP
5 56 (11.41%) Veeam
6 52 (10.59%) EMC
7 50 (10.18%) Apple
7 50 (10.18%) Juniper
7 50 (10.18%) Meru Networks
8 36 (7.33%) Symantec
9 35 (7.13%) Google
10 33 (6.72%) Red Gate
11 30 (6.11%) Xamarin
12 22 (4.48%) Oracle
13 11 (2.24%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.83%) Tableau
14 9 (1.83%) Telerik
15 7 (1.43%) Dell
16 6 (1.22%) BMC
16 6 (1.22%) Remedy
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
eCom Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus an Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24k - £28k per annum + £1k Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30k - £36k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum depending upon experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £1000 bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago