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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 238 327 366
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +39
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 231 111 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.69% 13.23% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 175 104 69
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,400 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £43,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.94%
Cloud Services Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1173 839 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.17% 3.79% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 934 732 589
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +19 66 £55,000 -21.42% 5
Oxfordshire - 62 £33,000 - 9
Surrey +12 49 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Hampshire -18 20 £29,500 -56.29% 1
Kent - 11 £52,500 - 1
East Sussex - 11 £47,500 - 1
West Sussex +1 7 £45,250 +6.47%
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £65,000 +52.28% 1
Middlesex +7 4 - - 1
Thames Valley -3 2 £60,000 -21.31%
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 295 (61.84%) .NET
2 287 (60.17%) Windows
3 273 (57.23%) C#
4 251 (52.62%) Microsoft
5 215 (45.07%) SQL
6 201 (42.14%) SQL Server
7 172 (36.06%) ASP.NET
8 143 (29.98%) Web Services
9 142 (29.77%) MS Excel
10 141 (29.56%) JavaScript
11 134 (28.09%) WCF
12 129 (27.04%) MVC
13 117 (24.53%) HTML
14 100 (20.96%) Finance
15 99 (20.75%) CSS
16 93 (19.50%) VMware
17 92 (19.29%) .NET Framework
18 91 (19.08%) IIS
19 90 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
20 86 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
21 83 (17.40%) ASP.NET MVC
22 77 (16.14%) jQuery
23 73 (15.30%) Windows Server 2012
24 72 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
25 70 (14.68%) TDD
26 69 (14.47%) Degree
26 69 (14.47%) SOA
27 67 (14.05%) ASP.NET Web API
28 65 (13.63%) VMware Infrastructure
29 61 (12.79%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 91 (19.08%) IIS
2 60 (12.58%) SharePoint
3 38 (7.97%) BizTalk Server
4 36 (7.55%) Apache
5 29 (6.08%) WordPress
5 29 (6.08%) NServiceBus
6 19 (3.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (3.98%) MS Exchange
7 14 (2.94%) CMS
8 11 (2.31%) Lync
9 10 (2.10%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (1.89%) Node.js
11 8 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.26%) SAS
12 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.84%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 142 (29.77%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.19%) MS Office
3 6 (1.26%) PowerPivot
4 5 (1.05%) Mingle
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.63%) Agresso
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 57 (11.95%) Office 365
2 52 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (9.64%) Cloud Computing
4 34 (7.13%) IaaS
5 33 (6.92%) SaaS
6 23 (4.82%) Heroku
7 18 (3.77%) PaaS
8 10 (2.10%) Force.com
9 8 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.68%) 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 60 (12.58%) DNS
2 59 (12.37%) SAN
3 53 (11.11%) DHCP
4 47 (9.85%) Wireless
5 23 (4.82%) Firewall
6 22 (4.61%) HTTP
7 20 (4.19%) VPN
8 10 (2.10%) LAN
8 10 (2.10%) WAN
9 8 (1.68%) Internet
10 7 (1.47%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.47%) FTP
10 7 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.26%) DMZ
12 4 (0.84%) VLAN
12 4 (0.84%) Network Security
12 4 (0.84%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.84%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.84%) SNMP
12 4 (0.84%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (42.14%) SQL Server
2 50 (10.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 47 (9.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (8.81%) Azure SQL Database
5 40 (8.39%) NoSQL
6 39 (8.18%) Big Data
7 30 (6.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (6.08%) RavenDB
9 15 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (2.31%) Hadoop
12 11 (2.31%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (2.10%) MS Access
14 8 (1.68%) MySQL
15 7 (1.47%) Relational Database
16 6 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (1.26%) OLAP
16 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (9.64%) Git (software)
1 46 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (9.01%) Visual Studio
3 39 (8.18%) ReSharper
3 39 (8.18%) Selenium
4 33 (6.92%) NCrunch
5 30 (6.29%) TeamCity
5 30 (6.29%) Subversion
6 29 (6.08%) PhoneGap
6 29 (6.08%) Jasmine
7 24 (5.03%) WinRunner
8 19 (3.98%) Ranorex
9 17 (3.56%) TestComplete
9 17 (3.56%) WebDriver
10 11 (2.31%) MSBuild
11 10 (2.10%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (1.26%) Fiddler
12 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (1.05%) NuGet
13 5 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 100 (20.96%) Finance
2 17 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.89%) Marketing
4 7 (1.47%) Games
5 5 (1.05%) Advertising
6 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.84%) Electronics
7 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.42%) Automotive
7 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.42%) Hungarian Language
8 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 201 (42.14%) Developer
2 84 (17.61%) C# Developer
3 82 (17.19%) .NET Developer
4 67 (14.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (11.53%) Analyst
6 46 (9.64%) Senior Developer
7 45 (9.43%) Consultant
8 41 (8.60%) Web Developer
9 40 (8.39%) Architect
10 37 (7.76%) Support Engineer
11 36 (7.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 29 (6.08%) ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (5.66%) Team Leader
13 27 (5.66%) Senior C# Developer
14 26 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 26 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (5.45%) Tester
14 26 (5.45%) Software Engineer
14 26 (5.45%) Automation Analyst
14 26 (5.45%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (61.84%) .NET
2 172 (36.06%) ASP.NET
3 143 (29.98%) Web Services
4 134 (28.09%) WCF
5 117 (24.53%) HTML
6 99 (20.75%) CSS
7 92 (19.29%) .NET Framework
8 83 (17.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 77 (16.14%) jQuery
10 67 (14.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 57 (11.95%) LINQ
12 54 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 52 (10.90%) KnockoutJS
14 49 (10.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 36 (7.55%) AngularJS
15 36 (7.55%) MSMQ
16 34 (7.13%) Ember.js
16 34 (7.13%) Backbone.js
17 32 (6.71%) JSON
18 29 (6.08%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.13%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (6.92%) Mobile App
3 24 (5.03%) Mathematics
4 21 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.56%) Client/Server
6 14 (2.94%) IPTV
7 12 (2.52%) N-Tier
7 12 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.31%) Blog
9 8 (1.68%) PMI
10 7 (1.47%) PKI
11 6 (1.26%) GIS
11 6 (1.26%) Telematics
11 6 (1.26%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.26%) Open Source
12 5 (1.05%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.05%) Social Media
13 4 (0.84%) DTV
14 3 (0.63%) Tandem
15 2 (0.42%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 287 (60.17%) Windows
2 90 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (15.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (7.76%) Windows Phone
5 34 (7.13%) Android
6 30 (6.29%) Apple iOS
7 28 (5.87%) Windows 8
8 24 (5.03%) Windows 7
8 24 (5.03%) Linux
9 18 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.68%) Windows Phone 8
11 8 (1.68%) UNIX
12 7 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.84%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (27.04%) MVC
2 86 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (14.68%) TDD
4 69 (14.47%) SOA
5 48 (10.06%) Performance Tuning
6 42 (8.81%) ITIL
7 40 (8.39%) OO
7 40 (8.39%) Domain-Driven Design
8 39 (8.18%) Pair Programming
9 37 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (7.34%) Infrastructure Management
11 33 (6.92%) Unit Testing
12 32 (6.71%) Analytics
12 32 (6.71%) Android Development
13 31 (6.50%) iOS Development
14 30 (6.29%) Mobile Application Development
15 29 (6.08%) Test Automation
15 29 (6.08%) Software Engineering
15 29 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (5.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 273 (57.23%) C#
2 215 (45.07%) SQL
3 141 (29.56%) JavaScript
4 32 (6.71%) T-SQL
5 26 (5.45%) Java
6 20 (4.19%) PowerShell
7 13 (2.73%) Ruby
8 12 (2.52%) C
9 11 (2.31%) Python
10 10 (2.10%) Apex Code
10 10 (2.10%) C++
10 10 (2.10%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.89%) Perl
12 8 (1.68%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.47%) PHP
13 7 (1.47%) 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 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (14.47%) Degree
3 61 (12.79%) MCSE
4 53 (11.11%) MCITP
5 51 (10.69%) MCSA
6 42 (8.81%) MCTS
7 18 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 10 (2.10%) MCP
9 9 (1.89%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.68%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.84%) CISSP
12 3 (0.63%) ISEB
12 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.42%) CCNP
13 2 (0.42%) CCNA
14 1 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.50%) QA
2 16 (3.35%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (13.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (8.60%) Hyper-V
3 40 (8.39%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.68%) VMware ESX
4 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (1.68%) UAG
5 6 (1.26%) vSphere
6 4 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (0.84%) vCloud
6 4 (0.84%) Xen
6 4 (0.84%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.63%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (7.76%) Backup Exec
2 33 (6.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (2.94%) SCCM
4 8 (1.68%) SCOM
5 7 (1.47%) Puppet
6 6 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.05%) Foglight
7 5 (1.05%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.84%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.84%) WSUS
8 4 (0.84%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.63%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.21%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 251 (52.62%) Microsoft
2 93 (19.50%) VMware
3 59 (12.37%) Citrix
4 53 (11.11%) HP
5 48 (10.06%) Veeam
6 45 (9.43%) EMC
7 42 (8.81%) Juniper
7 42 (8.81%) Apple
7 42 (8.81%) Meru Networks
8 35 (7.34%) Google
9 33 (6.92%) Symantec
9 33 (6.92%) Red Gate
10 29 (6.08%) Xamarin
11 17 (3.56%) Oracle
12 12 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (2.31%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.89%) Tableau
15 7 (1.47%) Rackspace
16 6 (1.26%) Remedy
16 6 (1.26%) BMC
Middlesex
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24k - £28k per annum + £1k Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK - Reading/Manchester/London/Edinburgh
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
UK - Reading/Manchester/London/Edinburgh
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
UK - Reading/Manchester/London/Edinburgh
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum and company bonus.
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £1000 bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 9 days ago
Dartford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago