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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 205 270 352
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +82
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 284 164 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 0.77% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.50% 19.41% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 254 127 88
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
1262 845 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.86% 3.99% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 704 780
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 £31,600 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%

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 December 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 24 December 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
Surrey +17 90 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Oxfordshire +60 66 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Hampshire - 60 £45,000 - 6
Berkshire -21 32 £52,500 +5.00% 5
East Sussex +4 12 £47,500 +11.76%
Middlesex - 8 £65,000 -
West Sussex - 8 £22,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £55,000 -
Kent -18 2 £57,500 -4.16%
Sussex - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 267 (53.83%) C#
2 264 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (52.62%) Microsoft
4 258 (52.02%) .NET
5 229 (46.17%) Windows
6 210 (42.34%) JavaScript
7 207 (41.73%) SQL Server
8 176 (35.48%) HTML
9 164 (33.06%) ASP.NET
9 164 (33.06%) MVC
10 163 (32.86%) SQL
10 163 (32.86%) CSS
11 132 (26.61%) SharePoint
12 113 (22.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 112 (22.58%) Scrum
13 112 (22.58%) Office 365
14 111 (22.38%) jQuery
15 108 (21.77%) ASP.NET Web API
16 98 (19.76%) MS Excel
17 97 (19.56%) TDD
18 96 (19.35%) .NET Framework
19 93 (18.75%) AngularJS
20 91 (18.35%) Hyper-V
21 88 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
21 88 (17.74%) KnockoutJS
22 84 (16.94%) IIS
23 82 (16.53%) Finance
24 81 (16.33%) Visual Studio
24 81 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
25 75 (15.12%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 132 (26.61%) SharePoint
2 84 (16.94%) IIS
3 31 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 31 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 25 (5.04%) Lync
5 20 (4.03%) WordPress
5 20 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (3.43%) Apache
6 17 (3.43%) NServiceBus
7 15 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (2.62%) CMS
8 13 (2.62%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.60%) Kentico
13 3 (0.60%) SharePoint Foundation
14 1 (0.20%) DNN
14 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 98 (19.76%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.03%) MS Office
3 12 (2.42%) MS Project
4 4 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.81%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.20%) Agresso
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 112 (22.58%) Office 365
2 39 (7.86%) SaaS
3 32 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (5.65%) IaaS
5 27 (5.44%) PaaS
6 19 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.81%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) Heroku
8 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.68%) SAN
2 43 (8.67%) Internet
3 34 (6.85%) DNS
4 28 (5.65%) DHCP
5 26 (5.24%) Wireless
6 22 (4.44%) Firewall
7 17 (3.43%) WAN
8 8 (1.61%) SMTP
8 8 (1.61%) LAN
8 8 (1.61%) Network Security
9 7 (1.41%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.41%) VPN
9 7 (1.41%) OSPF
9 7 (1.41%) BGP
10 5 (1.01%) iSCSI
10 5 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.81%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.81%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (41.73%) SQL Server
2 65 (13.10%) NoSQL
3 57 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (10.48%) RavenDB
5 50 (10.08%) MongoDB
6 46 (9.27%) CouchDB
7 40 (8.06%) Big Data
7 40 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (6.65%) Azure SQL Database
9 19 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (3.02%) QlikView
13 9 (1.81%) Couchbase
14 5 (1.01%) Relational Database
14 5 (1.01%) MS Access
15 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (0.60%) MySQL
17 2 (0.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 81 (16.33%) Visual Studio
2 70 (14.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (8.06%) MSBuild
4 37 (7.46%) NUnit
5 35 (7.06%) WiX
6 34 (6.85%) MSTest
6 34 (6.85%) NuGet
6 34 (6.85%) Ranorex
6 34 (6.85%) Git (software)
7 20 (4.03%) TeamCity
7 20 (4.03%) Subversion
8 17 (3.43%) ReSharper
8 17 (3.43%) NCrunch
8 17 (3.43%) Jasmine
9 6 (1.21%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.01%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.81%) Selenium
12 1 (0.20%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 82 (16.53%) Finance
2 9 (1.81%) Back Office
2 9 (1.81%) Marketing
3 8 (1.61%) Retail
4 7 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.01%) Games
6 2 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.20%) Electronics
7 1 (0.20%) Automotive
7 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 201 (40.52%) Developer
2 128 (25.81%) .NET Developer
3 81 (16.33%) Consultant
4 72 (14.52%) C# Developer
5 66 (13.31%) Architect
6 58 (11.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 43 (8.67%) Senior Developer
8 40 (8.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 38 (7.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 37 (7.46%) Senior .NET Developer
11 34 (6.85%) Web Developer
12 32 (6.45%) Microsoft Consultant
13 29 (5.85%) Automation Engineer
14 24 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (4.84%) Technical Architect
14 24 (4.84%) Technical Consultant
15 23 (4.64%) Senior Consultant
16 22 (4.44%) Support Engineer
17 21 (4.23%) Build Engineer
18 18 (3.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (52.02%) .NET
2 176 (35.48%) HTML
3 164 (33.06%) ASP.NET
4 163 (32.86%) CSS
5 113 (22.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 111 (22.38%) jQuery
7 108 (21.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 96 (19.35%) .NET Framework
9 93 (18.75%) AngularJS
10 88 (17.74%) KnockoutJS
11 75 (15.12%) Web Services
12 73 (14.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 69 (13.91%) WCF
14 63 (12.70%) LINQ
15 35 (7.06%) X-Windows
16 34 (6.85%) HTML5
17 32 (6.45%) CSS3
18 30 (6.05%) Ajax
19 29 (5.85%) XML
20 28 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.27%) User Experience
3 36 (7.26%) Mobile App
4 35 (7.06%) Management Information System
5 24 (4.84%) PMI
6 15 (3.02%) Neural Network
7 12 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.22%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.02%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.61%) Kindle
11 4 (0.81%) Open Source
11 4 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.60%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.60%) PKI
12 3 (0.60%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.60%) Physics
13 2 (0.40%) IPTV
13 2 (0.40%) Clustering
13 2 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 229 (46.17%) Windows
2 81 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (14.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (10.08%) Windows 7
4 50 (10.08%) Windows 8
5 32 (6.45%) Windows Phone
6 24 (4.84%) Apple iOS
6 24 (4.84%) Android
7 13 (2.62%) Linux
8 12 (2.42%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (1.01%) UNIX
10 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (33.06%) MVC
3 112 (22.58%) Scrum
4 97 (19.56%) TDD
5 72 (14.52%) Project Management
6 59 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (11.29%) Mentoring
8 46 (9.27%) Workflow
9 42 (8.47%) DevOps
9 42 (8.47%) Waterfall
10 38 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (7.46%) ITIL
12 34 (6.85%) Software Engineering
13 33 (6.65%) Mobile Application Development
14 30 (6.05%) Web Development
15 29 (5.85%) Migration
16 28 (5.65%) SOA
16 28 (5.65%) Unit Testing
17 24 (4.84%) Service Delivery
17 24 (4.84%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 267 (53.83%) C#
2 210 (42.34%) JavaScript
3 163 (32.86%) SQL
4 41 (8.27%) PowerShell
5 27 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 16 (3.23%) R
7 15 (3.02%) C
8 12 (2.42%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.81%) Java
9 9 (1.81%) XAML
10 8 (1.61%) C++
11 7 (1.41%) MATLAB
12 5 (1.01%) X++
13 3 (0.60%) Scala
13 3 (0.60%) PHP
13 3 (0.60%) VBA
14 2 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 88 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (12.10%) MCSE
3 39 (7.86%) Degree
4 35 (7.06%) MCSA
5 32 (6.45%) MCITP
6 28 (5.65%) MCTS
7 24 (4.84%) PMI Certification
8 11 (2.22%) MAPM
9 7 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.01%) MCP
10 5 (1.01%) CCNA
11 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.60%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.60%) VTSP
12 2 (0.40%) ISEB
12 2 (0.40%) HNC
12 2 (0.40%) HND
12 2 (0.40%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.02%) ISO 9001
2 11 (2.22%) QA
3 8 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.21%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (18.35%) Hyper-V
2 57 (11.49%) Active Directory
3 52 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (4.23%) vSphere
5 17 (3.43%) vCloud
6 7 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (1.01%) UAG
7 5 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.81%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.40%) XenApp
10 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.20%) Xen
11 1 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 43 (8.67%) SCVMM
2 23 (4.64%) Windows Intune
3 16 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 13 (2.62%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (2.62%) SCCM
4 13 (2.62%) SCOM
5 7 (1.41%) Puppet
6 6 (1.21%) SCOrch
6 6 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.01%) Icinga
7 5 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (1.01%) Legato
7 5 (1.01%) Nagios
8 4 (0.81%) Cacti
8 4 (0.81%) SCSM
9 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.60%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.40%) Foglight
10 2 (0.40%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 261 (52.62%) Microsoft
2 69 (13.91%) VMware
3 55 (11.09%) Oracle
4 47 (9.48%) HP
5 40 (8.06%) Citrix
6 36 (7.26%) Juniper
7 34 (6.85%) Veeam
8 27 (5.44%) Cisco
9 23 (4.64%) EMC
9 23 (4.64%) Apple
9 23 (4.64%) Meru Networks
10 21 (4.23%) Xamarin
11 19 (3.83%) TOWER Software
12 18 (3.63%) Telerik
12 18 (3.63%) Google
12 18 (3.63%) NetApp
13 17 (3.43%) Red Gate
14 16 (3.23%) Tableau
15 13 (2.62%) Symantec
16 9 (1.81%) Dell
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus an extensive Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, life
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 15% bonus + 5.5K car + pension + hea
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Company Car + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £42,000 - £50,00 per annum + (inc on-call) + 5% bonus
Posted: 26 days ago