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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 173 272 383
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +111
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 349 151 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.68% 0.73% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.46% 17.18% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 276 127 49
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
1371 879 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.61% 4.25% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 723 648
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Hampshire +73 99 £45,000 -28.00% 10
Surrey +2 79 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Berkshire +18 67 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Oxfordshire +56 58 £46,000 -38.66% 11
East Sussex -7 18 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +12 11 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Kent +4 10 £51,250 +28.12%
West Sussex +2 7 £40,000 -36.00%
Middlesex - 3 £65,000 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 302 (50.17%) Microsoft
2 298 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (49.00%) .NET
4 291 (48.34%) C#
5 251 (41.69%) SQL Server
6 235 (39.04%) JavaScript
6 235 (39.04%) Windows
7 206 (34.22%) ASP.NET
8 189 (31.40%) HTML
9 182 (30.23%) MVC
10 174 (28.90%) CSS
11 162 (26.91%) SharePoint
12 152 (25.25%) SQL
13 150 (24.92%) Scrum
14 144 (23.92%) Office 365
15 142 (23.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 139 (23.09%) TDD
17 123 (20.43%) jQuery
18 119 (19.77%) ASP.NET Web API
19 109 (18.11%) AngularJS
20 101 (16.78%) Web Services
21 99 (16.45%) .NET Framework
21 99 (16.45%) KnockoutJS
22 96 (15.95%) Microsoft Certification
23 93 (15.45%) Hyper-V
24 92 (15.28%) MS Excel
25 90 (14.95%) VMware
25 90 (14.95%) IIS
25 90 (14.95%) NoSQL
26 88 (14.62%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 162 (26.91%) SharePoint
2 90 (14.95%) IIS
3 60 (9.97%) Lync
4 50 (8.31%) MS Exchange
5 21 (3.49%) Oracle Workflow
6 20 (3.32%) CMS
7 19 (3.16%) WordPress
7 19 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (3.16%) Apache
8 16 (2.66%) NServiceBus
9 14 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (2.16%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.16%) SharePoint Foundation
13 6 (1.00%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.83%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.83%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 92 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.15%) MS Office
3 17 (2.82%) MS Project
4 9 (1.50%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.83%) assyst
4 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 144 (23.92%) Office 365
2 37 (6.15%) SaaS
3 27 (4.49%) PaaS
3 27 (4.49%) IaaS
4 23 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.83%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.50%) Terremark
7 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.33%) Heroku
9 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.31%) Internet
2 37 (6.15%) SAN
3 33 (5.48%) Firewall
4 21 (3.49%) WAN
5 16 (2.66%) DNS
5 16 (2.66%) Network Security
6 15 (2.49%) SMTP
7 13 (2.16%) DHCP
8 12 (1.99%) Wireless
9 10 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (1.50%) Unified Communications
10 9 (1.50%) HTTP
11 6 (1.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.00%) OSPF
11 6 (1.00%) BGP
12 5 (0.83%) Extranet
12 5 (0.83%) Intranet
12 5 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (0.83%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.66%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (41.69%) SQL Server
2 90 (14.95%) NoSQL
3 69 (11.46%) CouchDB
4 67 (11.13%) MongoDB
5 60 (9.97%) RavenDB
6 53 (8.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 50 (8.31%) Big Data
8 38 (6.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (4.98%) Azure SQL Database
10 28 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (2.99%) QlikView
14 14 (2.33%) Couchbase
15 13 (2.16%) Relational Database
15 13 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (1.99%) MySQL
17 8 (1.33%) MS Access
18 6 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (1.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 88 (14.62%) Visual Studio
2 77 (12.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (6.31%) Git (software)
4 29 (4.82%) NUnit
5 28 (4.65%) MSBuild
6 27 (4.49%) ReSharper
7 24 (3.99%) MSTest
7 24 (3.99%) WiX
7 24 (3.99%) NuGet
7 24 (3.99%) Ranorex
8 22 (3.65%) TeamCity
9 21 (3.49%) NCrunch
10 20 (3.32%) Jasmine
10 20 (3.32%) Subversion
11 8 (1.33%) Fiddler
12 6 (1.00%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.83%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.83%) Selenium
13 5 (0.83%) JIRA
14 2 (0.33%) JSUnit
General
1 79 (13.12%) Finance
2 18 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.82%) Retail
4 15 (2.49%) Marketing
5 14 (2.33%) Back Office
6 7 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.50%) Automotive
8 2 (0.33%) Games
8 2 (0.33%) Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Advertising
9 1 (0.17%) Legal
9 1 (0.17%) Electronics
9 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 246 (40.86%) Developer
2 135 (22.43%) .NET Developer
3 134 (22.26%) Consultant
4 92 (15.28%) C# Developer
5 90 (14.95%) Architect
6 62 (10.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 45 (7.48%) Senior Developer
8 41 (6.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 40 (6.64%) Senior Consultant
9 40 (6.64%) Technical Architect
10 36 (5.98%) Technical Consultant
11 35 (5.81%) Web Developer
12 32 (5.32%) Senior .NET Developer
13 31 (5.15%) Microsoft Consultant
14 30 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 28 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 27 (4.49%) Project Manager
17 23 (3.82%) Senior Technical Consultant
18 20 (3.32%) C# Web Developer
18 20 (3.32%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (49.00%) .NET
2 206 (34.22%) ASP.NET
3 189 (31.40%) HTML
4 174 (28.90%) CSS
5 142 (23.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 123 (20.43%) jQuery
7 119 (19.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 109 (18.11%) AngularJS
9 101 (16.78%) Web Services
10 99 (16.45%) .NET Framework
10 99 (16.45%) KnockoutJS
11 86 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 74 (12.29%) WCF
13 37 (6.15%) LINQ
14 28 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 27 (4.49%) Ajax
15 27 (4.49%) XML
16 26 (4.32%) HTML5
17 24 (3.99%) X-Windows
18 23 (3.82%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.31%) Mobile App
3 25 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.99%) Neural Network
4 18 (2.99%) User Experience
5 14 (2.33%) PMI
6 13 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.66%) Visualisation
8 5 (0.83%) iPhone
9 4 (0.66%) Open Source
9 4 (0.66%) Blog
9 4 (0.66%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.66%) Physics
9 4 (0.66%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.66%) Internet of Things
9 4 (0.66%) Kindle
10 3 (0.50%) iPad
11 2 (0.33%) Clustering
11 2 (0.33%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 235 (39.04%) Windows
2 85 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 79 (13.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (7.31%) Windows 7
5 36 (5.98%) Windows 8
6 25 (4.15%) Android
7 24 (3.99%) Linux
8 21 (3.49%) Apple iOS
9 19 (3.16%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.83%) UNIX
11 3 (0.50%) CentOS
11 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (30.23%) MVC
3 150 (24.92%) Scrum
4 139 (23.09%) TDD
5 63 (10.47%) Project Management
6 54 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (8.47%) Mentoring
8 47 (7.81%) Waterfall
9 45 (7.48%) Software Engineering
10 41 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (6.48%) Web Development
11 39 (6.48%) DevOps
12 38 (6.31%) Workflow
13 36 (5.98%) ITIL
13 36 (5.98%) Analytics
14 34 (5.65%) Migration
14 34 (5.65%) Unit Testing
15 31 (5.15%) Mobile Application Development
16 30 (4.98%) OO
17 29 (4.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 291 (48.34%) C#
2 235 (39.04%) JavaScript
3 152 (25.25%) SQL
4 44 (7.31%) PowerShell
5 27 (4.49%) T-SQL
6 21 (3.49%) VB.NET
7 19 (3.16%) R
8 16 (2.66%) Java
9 10 (1.66%) C++
10 8 (1.33%) XAML
11 6 (1.00%) Perl
11 6 (1.00%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.00%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.83%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.83%) PHP
12 5 (0.83%) X++
13 4 (0.66%) Lua
13 4 (0.66%) Scala
14 3 (0.50%) C
14 3 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 96 (15.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (11.30%) MCSE
3 41 (6.81%) Degree
4 39 (6.48%) MCSA
5 32 (5.32%) MCITP
6 18 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (2.82%) MCTS
8 14 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.33%) PMI Certification
8 14 (2.33%) CCNA
8 14 (2.33%) VCP4
9 11 (1.83%) MAPM
9 11 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.50%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.50%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.83%) MCP
12 4 (0.66%) HNC
12 4 (0.66%) HND
13 3 (0.50%) PMP
13 3 (0.50%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.33%) QA
3 9 (1.50%) SLA
4 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (15.45%) Hyper-V
2 80 (13.29%) Active Directory
3 72 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (7.14%) vSphere
5 41 (6.81%) vCloud
6 6 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.66%) Docker
9 2 (0.33%) UAG
9 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.33%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.17%) XenApp
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (6.31%) Windows Intune
2 34 (5.65%) SCVMM
3 14 (2.33%) Puppet
3 14 (2.33%) SCOM
4 13 (2.16%) SCCM
5 10 (1.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.83%) SCSM
7 5 (0.83%) Icinga
7 5 (0.83%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.83%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.83%) Legato
7 5 (0.83%) Nagios
7 5 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.66%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.66%) Cacti
9 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.17%) Foglight
9 1 (0.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 302 (50.17%) Microsoft
2 90 (14.95%) VMware
3 57 (9.47%) HP
4 56 (9.30%) Cisco
5 54 (8.97%) Oracle
6 44 (7.31%) NetApp
7 32 (5.32%) Juniper
8 26 (4.32%) Veeam
9 25 (4.15%) Tableau
9 25 (4.15%) Citrix
10 19 (3.16%) Google
11 18 (2.99%) Xamarin
11 18 (2.99%) Red Gate
12 17 (2.82%) TOWER Software
13 16 (2.66%) CommVault
14 12 (1.99%) Telerik
15 10 (1.66%) Apple
15 10 (1.66%) EMC
15 10 (1.66%) Meru Networks
16 7 (1.16%) Business Objects
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Travel Allowance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £75k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £66,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 25 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 25 days ago