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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 209 227 359
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +132
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 262 257 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 1.10% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.53% 17.63% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 213 208 80
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,400 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1687 1458 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 8.05% 6.25% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1178 808
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +35 97 £47,500 - 14
Berkshire -26 46 £51,250 -2.38% 17
Hampshire +17 39 £42,500 -10.52% 8
Kent +25 34 £65,000 +18.18%
Oxfordshire -17 25 £45,000 +36.36% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £45,000 -30.76% 3
East Sussex +29 6 £40,000 -15.78%
West Sussex +3 4 £47,500 +4.97% 2
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 327 (52.66%) Microsoft
2 300 (48.31%) C#
3 291 (46.86%) .NET
4 290 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
5 235 (37.84%) SQL Server
6 218 (35.10%) Windows
7 201 (32.37%) ASP.NET
8 198 (31.88%) Amazon AWS
9 177 (28.50%) JavaScript
10 163 (26.25%) MVC
11 161 (25.93%) SQL
12 152 (24.48%) Web Services
12 152 (24.48%) Scrum
13 139 (22.38%) HTML
14 128 (20.61%) TDD
15 126 (20.29%) CSS
16 120 (19.32%) Office 365
17 117 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
18 115 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
19 102 (16.43%) WCF
20 100 (16.10%) VMware
21 95 (15.30%) AngularJS
22 93 (14.98%) jQuery
23 92 (14.81%) .NET Framework
24 91 (14.65%) MS Excel
25 85 (13.69%) Entity Framework
26 83 (13.37%) SharePoint
27 77 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
27 77 (12.40%) Hyper-V
28 74 (11.92%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 83 (13.37%) SharePoint
2 74 (11.92%) IIS
3 46 (7.41%) Lync
4 30 (4.83%) NServiceBus
5 29 (4.67%) MS Exchange
6 21 (3.38%) CMS
7 19 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (2.25%) SharePoint Foundation
9 13 (2.09%) Apache
10 12 (1.93%) Umbraco
11 11 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (1.45%) Apache Pig
14 8 (1.29%) WordPress
15 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
17 5 (0.81%) Orchard CMS
17 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (0.81%) Tomcat
18 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 91 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.42%) MS Office
3 14 (2.25%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.13%) MS Project
5 6 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.48%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.32%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (2.25%) assyst
2 12 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.32%) Tridion
5 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 198 (31.88%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (19.32%) Office 365
3 70 (11.27%) SaaS
4 37 (5.96%) PaaS
5 21 (3.38%) IaaS
6 17 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.97%) Heroku
8 6 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.81%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.81%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.64%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.64%) GitHub
11 3 (0.48%) Terremark
11 3 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.16%) Nimbula
12 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.12%) Firewall
2 31 (4.99%) SAN
3 25 (4.03%) Internet
4 20 (3.22%) WAN
5 14 (2.25%) Network Security
6 13 (2.09%) DNS
6 13 (2.09%) HTTP
7 12 (1.93%) SMTP
8 11 (1.77%) DMZ
9 9 (1.45%) Unified Communications
9 9 (1.45%) SSL
10 8 (1.29%) DHCP
11 7 (1.13%) LAN
11 7 (1.13%) VoIP
11 7 (1.13%) Extranet
12 6 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.97%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.97%) VPN
13 5 (0.81%) IPsec
14 4 (0.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 73 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 52 (8.37%) CouchDB
4 48 (7.73%) MongoDB
5 46 (7.41%) Big Data
6 42 (6.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 32 (5.15%) RavenDB
8 27 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (4.19%) MySQL
10 25 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (3.54%) Relational Database
13 19 (3.06%) Redis
14 16 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (2.42%) Couchbase
16 14 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (1.93%) Hadoop
18 11 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
19 10 (1.61%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 72 (11.59%) Visual Studio
2 54 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (8.05%) Git (software)
4 32 (5.15%) Subversion
4 32 (5.15%) ReSharper
5 31 (4.99%) TeamCity
6 23 (3.70%) NCrunch
7 18 (2.90%) Jenkins
8 17 (2.74%) Hudson
9 16 (2.58%) Jasmine
10 15 (2.42%) NUnit
11 11 (1.77%) Fiddler
12 10 (1.61%) Selenium
13 9 (1.45%) JSUnit
14 7 (1.13%) JIRA
15 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 3 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
16 3 (0.48%) Eclipse
16 3 (0.48%) MSTest
16 3 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 54 (8.70%) Finance
2 31 (4.99%) Manufacturing
3 19 (3.06%) Retail
3 19 (3.06%) Marketing
4 16 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.45%) Back Office
6 5 (0.81%) Games
7 2 (0.32%) Banking
7 2 (0.32%) Automotive
7 2 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.16%) Advertising
8 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.16%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 264 (42.51%) Developer
2 118 (19.00%) .NET Developer
3 92 (14.81%) Consultant
4 87 (14.01%) C# Developer
5 85 (13.69%) Architect
6 49 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 48 (7.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 35 (5.64%) Technical Architect
9 33 (5.31%) Senior .NET Developer
10 32 (5.15%) Senior Consultant
11 31 (4.99%) Web Developer
11 31 (4.99%) Technical Consultant
12 25 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
12 25 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
13 24 (3.86%) Lead Developer
13 24 (3.86%) C# Web Developer
14 23 (3.70%) Cloud Consultant
15 22 (3.54%) Senior Technical Consultant
16 21 (3.38%) Junior
17 19 (3.06%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (46.86%) .NET
2 201 (32.37%) ASP.NET
3 152 (24.48%) Web Services
4 139 (22.38%) HTML
5 126 (20.29%) CSS
6 117 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 115 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 102 (16.43%) WCF
9 95 (15.30%) AngularJS
10 93 (14.98%) jQuery
11 92 (14.81%) .NET Framework
12 85 (13.69%) Entity Framework
13 72 (11.59%) KnockoutJS
14 49 (7.89%) REST
15 41 (6.60%) HTML5
16 36 (5.80%) MSMQ
17 32 (5.15%) XML
18 28 (4.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 22 (3.54%) SignalR
19 22 (3.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (8.21%) Private Cloud
3 32 (5.15%) Data Centre
4 28 (4.51%) User Experience
5 27 (4.35%) Blog
6 26 (4.19%) Computer Science
7 21 (3.38%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.93%) Enterprise Cloud
10 11 (1.77%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.29%) Podcast
12 7 (1.13%) PMI
12 7 (1.13%) iPhone
12 7 (1.13%) Semantic Web
12 7 (1.13%) iPad
13 6 (0.97%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.97%) Neural Network
14 4 (0.64%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.64%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 218 (35.10%) Windows
2 61 (9.82%) Linux
2 61 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 45 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (3.22%) Android
5 19 (3.06%) CentOS
6 17 (2.74%) Windows 7
7 16 (2.58%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.77%) Windows 8
8 11 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.29%) UNIX
10 7 (1.13%) AIX
10 7 (1.13%) Solaris
11 5 (0.81%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (26.25%) MVC
3 152 (24.48%) Scrum
4 128 (20.61%) TDD
5 70 (11.27%) DevOps
6 66 (10.63%) Software Engineering
7 61 (9.82%) SOA
8 59 (9.50%) OO
9 57 (9.18%) ITIL
10 54 (8.70%) Mentoring
11 46 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
11 46 (7.41%) Unit Testing
12 45 (7.25%) Project Management
13 42 (6.76%) Service Management
14 40 (6.44%) Pair Programming
15 34 (5.48%) Domain-Driven Design
16 31 (4.99%) Web Development
17 30 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (4.83%) Microservices
18 28 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 300 (48.31%) C#
2 177 (28.50%) JavaScript
3 161 (25.93%) SQL
4 48 (7.73%) PowerShell
5 43 (6.92%) T-SQL
6 37 (5.96%) Java
7 30 (4.83%) VB.NET
8 16 (2.58%) Perl
8 16 (2.58%) Bash Shell
9 14 (2.25%) PHP
10 12 (1.93%) C++
11 9 (1.45%) Python
11 9 (1.45%) Ruby
11 9 (1.45%) TypeScript
12 6 (0.97%) R
13 4 (0.64%) Lua
14 3 (0.48%) X++
14 3 (0.48%) Scala
14 3 (0.48%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 69 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (9.18%) MCSE
3 48 (7.73%) Degree
4 38 (6.12%) MCSA
5 32 (5.15%) MCITP
6 22 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (3.54%) CCNA
7 20 (3.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (1.77%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.77%) Security Cleared
9 10 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.13%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.81%) PMP
11 5 (0.81%) ISEB
12 4 (0.64%) MCP
12 4 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.64%) MCTS
13 2 (0.32%) CCA
13 2 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.45%) QA
3 7 (1.13%) SLA
4 5 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 77 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 77 (12.40%) Hyper-V
2 54 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 47 (7.57%) vCloud
4 44 (7.09%) vSphere
5 26 (4.19%) Docker
6 5 (0.81%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.32%) UAG
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 53 (8.53%) Puppet
2 41 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (4.03%) SCCM
4 22 (3.54%) Windows Intune
5 20 (3.22%) SCOM
6 18 (2.90%) HAProxy
7 15 (2.42%) SCVMM
8 12 (1.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 12 (1.93%) SCSM
9 10 (1.61%) Nagios
10 9 (1.45%) ZABBIX
11 8 (1.29%) Cacti
11 8 (1.29%) Ansible
11 8 (1.29%) SCDPM
11 8 (1.29%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.32%) Icinga
12 2 (0.32%) WSUS
13 1 (0.16%) vMotion
13 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 327 (52.66%) Microsoft
2 100 (16.10%) VMware
3 62 (9.98%) NetApp
4 59 (9.50%) HP
5 49 (7.89%) Cisco
6 40 (6.44%) Oracle
7 25 (4.03%) Google
8 23 (3.70%) Sitecore
8 23 (3.70%) Rackspace
9 18 (2.90%) Red Gate
10 15 (2.42%) Tableau
10 15 (2.42%) Juniper
11 14 (2.25%) Remedy
12 13 (2.09%) Veeam
12 13 (2.09%) CommVault
12 13 (2.09%) ForgeRock
13 12 (1.93%) ServiceNow
13 12 (1.93%) Akamai
14 11 (1.77%) Xamarin
14 11 (1.77%) Twitter
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