The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 194 224 221
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 51 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.61% 7.10% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 49 6 6
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +24.28%
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
216 155 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.44% 2.66% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 175 115 119
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £57,500
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the South West region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in the South West

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in the South West

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Wiltshire +10 17 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Bristol +8 15 £41,000 -5.74% 9
Somerset +5 6 £45,000 -18.91%
Devon - 6 £24,500 -
Dorset - 6 £42,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £42,500 - 4
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 47 (66.20%) .NET
2 37 (52.11%) C#
3 35 (49.30%) JavaScript
4 34 (47.89%) SQL Server
5 30 (42.25%) ASP.NET
6 29 (40.85%) SQL
6 29 (40.85%) MVC
7 27 (38.03%) Windows
7 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
8 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (35.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (29.58%) jQuery
10 18 (25.35%) HTML
11 17 (23.94%) Web Services
12 16 (22.54%) CSS
12 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
12 16 (22.54%) Office 365
13 15 (21.13%) Scrum
14 14 (19.72%) OO
14 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
15 13 (18.31%) Java
15 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
15 13 (18.31%) WCF
15 13 (18.31%) SCCM
15 13 (18.31%) SCOM
16 12 (16.90%) SAN
16 12 (16.90%) SCVMM
17 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
17 11 (15.49%) MS Exchange
17 11 (15.49%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 11 (15.49%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) CMS
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.04%) IIS
5 4 (5.63%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.82%) Lync
6 2 (2.82%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) Office 365
2 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.82%) IaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.41%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Heroku
4 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) SAN
2 3 (4.23%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.41%) MPLS
4 1 (1.41%) Firewall
4 1 (1.41%) ADSL
4 1 (1.41%) ISDN
4 1 (1.41%) LAN
4 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (5.63%) RavenDB
5 4 (5.63%) CouchDB
5 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.82%) MySQL
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) NUnit
3 2 (2.82%) MSTest
3 2 (2.82%) Moq
4 1 (1.41%) FishEye
4 1 (1.41%) NCrunch
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.45%) Marketing
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (59.15%) Developer
2 21 (29.58%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.13%) C# Developer
3 15 (21.13%) Senior Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Consultant
4 12 (16.90%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.63%) IT Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Lead C# Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (4.23%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (66.20%) .NET
2 30 (42.25%) ASP.NET
3 25 (35.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (29.58%) jQuery
5 18 (25.35%) HTML
6 17 (23.94%) Web Services
7 16 (22.54%) CSS
8 13 (18.31%) WCF
8 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
9 9 (12.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (9.86%) AngularJS
10 7 (9.86%) MSMQ
10 7 (9.86%) SOAP
10 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (8.45%) REST
12 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (7.04%) Ajax
12 5 (7.04%) XML
12 5 (7.04%) Flash
13 4 (5.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) N-Tier
2 7 (9.86%) VLE
2 7 (9.86%) PKI
3 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.03%) Windows
2 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.63%) Android
4 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) MVC
2 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.13%) Scrum
4 14 (19.72%) OO
5 11 (15.49%) TDD
5 11 (15.49%) BDD
6 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.86%) Web Application Development
7 7 (9.86%) Waterfall
7 7 (9.86%) Pair Programming
7 7 (9.86%) OOD
8 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.04%) Project Management
8 5 (7.04%) Web Analytics
8 5 (7.04%) SEO
8 5 (7.04%) Analytics
9 4 (5.63%) iOS Development
9 4 (5.63%) Migration
9 4 (5.63%) Web Development
10 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) C#
2 35 (49.30%) JavaScript
3 29 (40.85%) SQL
4 13 (18.31%) Java
5 9 (12.68%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.63%) C++
7 3 (4.23%) Python
8 2 (2.82%) VB
8 2 (2.82%) PHP
8 2 (2.82%) PHP5
8 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.82%) F#
9 1 (1.41%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (11.27%) MCSE
2 6 (8.45%) MCSA
2 6 (8.45%) MCITP
3 3 (4.23%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) PhD
4 2 (2.82%) MCP
System Software
1 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) SCCM
1 13 (18.31%) SCOM
2 12 (16.90%) SCVMM
3 11 (15.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 9 (12.68%) SCOrch
5 3 (4.23%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.82%) SCSM
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Intune
7 1 (1.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) VMware
4 1 (1.41%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco
4 1 (1.41%) Citrix
4 1 (1.41%) Juniper
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum dependent upon experience
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £30,000 - £39,000
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SCC
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago