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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 241 326 370
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +44
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 226 113 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 0.52% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.64% 13.28% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 167 106 69
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-0.55% -5.26%
Cloud Services Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1151 851 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.12% 3.88% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 918 743 574
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,000
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +15 66 £65,000 -3.70% 10
Oxfordshire - 58 £33,000 - 8
Surrey +9 47 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Hampshire -30 20 £29,500 -54.61% 2
Kent - 11 £52,500 - 2
East Sussex - 11 £47,500 - 1
West Sussex -2 6 £45,250 +6.47%
Buckinghamshire -7 6 £65,000 +52.28%
Middlesex +7 5 £55,000 -
Thames Valley -3 2 £60,000 -21.31%
Sussex +5 1 £60,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 292 (61.09%) .NET
2 287 (60.04%) Windows
3 276 (57.74%) C#
4 252 (52.72%) Microsoft
5 211 (44.14%) SQL
6 199 (41.63%) SQL Server
7 172 (35.98%) ASP.NET
8 143 (29.92%) Web Services
9 142 (29.71%) JavaScript
9 142 (29.71%) MS Excel
10 131 (27.41%) MVC
10 131 (27.41%) WCF
11 117 (24.48%) HTML
12 101 (21.13%) Finance
13 98 (20.50%) CSS
14 91 (19.04%) .NET Framework
15 88 (18.41%) IIS
15 88 (18.41%) VMware
16 87 (18.20%) Windows Server 2008
17 84 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
18 83 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
19 75 (15.69%) jQuery
20 72 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
20 72 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
21 70 (14.64%) Degree
22 69 (14.44%) SOA
23 68 (14.23%) TDD
24 67 (14.02%) ASP.NET Web API
25 64 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
26 62 (12.97%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 88 (18.41%) IIS
2 62 (12.97%) SharePoint
3 36 (7.53%) BizTalk Server
4 35 (7.32%) Apache
5 29 (6.07%) WordPress
5 29 (6.07%) NServiceBus
6 19 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (3.77%) MS Exchange
8 14 (2.93%) CMS
9 11 (2.30%) Lync
10 10 (2.09%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (1.88%) Node.js
12 7 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.26%) SAS
13 6 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (1.05%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.84%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
17 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 142 (29.71%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.97%) MS Office
3 6 (1.26%) PowerPivot
4 5 (1.05%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.63%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 62 (12.97%) Office 365
2 51 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (9.83%) Cloud Computing
4 34 (7.11%) SaaS
5 33 (6.90%) IaaS
6 23 (4.81%) Heroku
7 17 (3.56%) PaaS
8 10 (2.09%) Force.com
9 8 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.67%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.84%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (12.34%) SAN
1 59 (12.34%) DNS
2 52 (10.88%) DHCP
3 47 (9.83%) Wireless
4 22 (4.60%) HTTP
4 22 (4.60%) Firewall
5 18 (3.77%) VPN
6 10 (2.09%) Internet
6 10 (2.09%) WAN
6 10 (2.09%) LAN
7 7 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (1.46%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.26%) DMZ
9 5 (1.05%) FTP
10 4 (0.84%) VLAN
10 4 (0.84%) Network Security
10 4 (0.84%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.84%) PBX
10 4 (0.84%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.84%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (41.63%) SQL Server
2 50 (10.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (8.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 41 (8.58%) Big Data
6 40 (8.37%) NoSQL
7 29 (6.07%) RavenDB
8 27 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (2.30%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.30%) Hadoop
12 11 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (2.09%) MS Access
14 8 (1.67%) MySQL
14 8 (1.67%) Relational Database
15 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (1.26%) OLAP
15 6 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (10.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (9.83%) Git (software)
3 43 (9.00%) Visual Studio
4 39 (8.16%) ReSharper
5 38 (7.95%) Selenium
6 33 (6.90%) NCrunch
7 30 (6.28%) Subversion
7 30 (6.28%) TeamCity
8 29 (6.07%) PhoneGap
8 29 (6.07%) Jasmine
9 23 (4.81%) WinRunner
10 19 (3.97%) Ranorex
11 16 (3.35%) WebDriver
11 16 (3.35%) TestComplete
12 13 (2.72%) MSBuild
13 10 (2.09%) Oracle APEX
14 6 (1.26%) Fiddler
14 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (1.26%) NuGet
15 5 (1.05%) Bugzilla
General
1 101 (21.13%) Finance
2 16 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.88%) Marketing
4 7 (1.46%) Games
5 6 (1.26%) Advertising
6 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.84%) Electronics
7 2 (0.42%) Hungarian Language
7 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.21%) Publishing
8 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 201 (42.05%) Developer
2 83 (17.36%) .NET Developer
3 82 (17.15%) C# Developer
4 65 (13.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (11.30%) Analyst
6 47 (9.83%) Senior Developer
7 43 (9.00%) Consultant
8 42 (8.79%) Web Developer
9 40 (8.37%) Architect
10 37 (7.74%) Senior .NET Developer
10 37 (7.74%) Support Engineer
11 27 (5.65%) ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (5.65%) Team Leader
12 26 (5.44%) Automation Engineer
12 26 (5.44%) Senior C# Developer
12 26 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 26 (5.44%) Software Engineer
13 25 (5.23%) Automation Analyst
14 24 (5.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (5.02%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (61.09%) .NET
2 172 (35.98%) ASP.NET
3 143 (29.92%) Web Services
4 131 (27.41%) WCF
5 117 (24.48%) HTML
6 98 (20.50%) CSS
7 91 (19.04%) .NET Framework
8 84 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 75 (15.69%) jQuery
10 67 (14.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 60 (12.55%) LINQ
12 55 (11.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 53 (11.09%) KnockoutJS
14 48 (10.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 36 (7.53%) AngularJS
16 34 (7.11%) MSMQ
16 34 (7.11%) Backbone.js
16 34 (7.11%) Ember.js
17 33 (6.90%) JSON
18 29 (6.07%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (6.69%) Mobile App
3 23 (4.81%) Mathematics
4 20 (4.18%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.35%) Client/Server
6 14 (2.93%) IPTV
7 13 (2.72%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.30%) Blog
9 10 (2.09%) PMI
9 10 (2.09%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.46%) PKI
11 6 (1.26%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.26%) Telematics
11 6 (1.26%) Open Source
11 6 (1.26%) GIS
12 5 (1.05%) Social Media
12 5 (1.05%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.84%) DTV
14 3 (0.63%) Tandem
15 2 (0.42%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 287 (60.04%) Windows
2 87 (18.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (8.16%) Windows Phone
5 33 (6.90%) Android
6 29 (6.07%) Apple iOS
6 29 (6.07%) Windows 8
7 25 (5.23%) Windows 7
8 23 (4.81%) Linux
9 16 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (2.09%) Windows Phone 8
12 8 (1.67%) UNIX
13 5 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (27.41%) MVC
2 83 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (14.44%) SOA
4 68 (14.23%) TDD
5 48 (10.04%) Performance Tuning
6 43 (9.00%) ITIL
7 40 (8.37%) Domain-Driven Design
8 39 (8.16%) OO
8 39 (8.16%) Pair Programming
8 39 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (7.32%) Infrastructure Management
10 33 (6.90%) Unit Testing
11 31 (6.49%) Android Development
11 31 (6.49%) Analytics
11 31 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (6.28%) Mobile Application Development
12 30 (6.28%) iOS Development
13 29 (6.07%) Software Engineering
14 28 (5.86%) Test Automation
14 28 (5.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 276 (57.74%) C#
2 211 (44.14%) SQL
3 142 (29.71%) JavaScript
4 31 (6.49%) T-SQL
5 25 (5.23%) Java
6 22 (4.60%) PowerShell
7 14 (2.93%) C
8 13 (2.72%) Ruby
9 11 (2.30%) Python
10 10 (2.09%) Apex Code
10 10 (2.09%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.09%) C++
11 9 (1.88%) Perl
12 8 (1.67%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.46%) PHP
13 7 (1.46%) Delphi
14 6 (1.26%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.05%) Groovy
16 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (14.64%) Degree
3 61 (12.76%) MCSE
4 53 (11.09%) MCITP
5 51 (10.67%) MCSA
6 42 (8.79%) MCTS
7 18 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 10 (2.09%) PMI Certification
8 10 (2.09%) MCP
9 9 (1.88%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.84%) CISSP
11 3 (0.63%) ISEB
11 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.42%) CCNP
12 2 (0.42%) CCNA
13 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.28%) QA
2 17 (3.56%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.46%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (9.41%) Hyper-V
3 39 (8.16%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (1.67%) UAG
4 8 (1.67%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.26%) vSphere
6 4 (0.84%) Xen
6 4 (0.84%) vCloud
6 4 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (0.84%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.63%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.42%) XenApp
8 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (7.74%) Backup Exec
2 33 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (2.93%) SCCM
4 8 (1.67%) SCOM
5 7 (1.46%) Puppet
6 6 (1.26%) SCVMM
6 6 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.05%) Vagrant
7 5 (1.05%) Foglight
8 4 (0.84%) WSUS
8 4 (0.84%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Intune
9 2 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.21%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.21%) Nagios
10 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 252 (52.72%) Microsoft
2 88 (18.41%) VMware
3 57 (11.92%) Citrix
4 53 (11.09%) HP
5 48 (10.04%) Veeam
6 45 (9.41%) EMC
7 42 (8.79%) Apple
7 42 (8.79%) Juniper
7 42 (8.79%) Meru Networks
8 34 (7.11%) Google
9 33 (6.90%) Red Gate
9 33 (6.90%) Symantec
10 29 (6.07%) Xamarin
11 17 (3.56%) Oracle
12 12 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (2.30%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.88%) Tableau
15 6 (1.26%) BMC
15 6 (1.26%) Remedy
16 5 (1.05%) SolarWinds
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