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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 212 198 188
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 23 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.30% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.43% 14.16% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 31
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
185 113 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.94% 2.14% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 137 86 116
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 - 7 £41,500 - 3
Bristol -4 6 £45,750 +5.17% 7
Dorset - 5 £42,500 - 1
Somerset -8 4 £44,000 -34.81%
Gloucestershire -9 2 £39,000 +4.00%
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 39 (62.90%) .NET
2 38 (61.29%) C#
3 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
4 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
6 22 (35.48%) SQL
6 22 (35.48%) SQL Server
7 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
7 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
8 19 (30.65%) Active Directory
8 19 (30.65%) Windows
9 18 (29.03%) MVC
9 18 (29.03%) Office 365
10 17 (27.42%) jQuery
10 17 (27.42%) Web Services
10 17 (27.42%) Java
11 15 (24.19%) E-Commerce
11 15 (24.19%) SCCM
11 15 (24.19%) SCOM
11 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (24.19%) Mentoring
12 14 (22.58%) SCOrch
12 14 (22.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 14 (22.58%) Hyper-V
12 14 (22.58%) OO
12 14 (22.58%) SAN
13 13 (20.97%) SCVMM
14 12 (19.35%) PKI
15 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
15 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.45%) IIS
2 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.23%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.61%) Node.js
4 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.61%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.03%) Office 365
2 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) SAN
2 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.84%) Intranet
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
3 2 (3.23%) DNS
3 2 (3.23%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.61%) VLAN
4 1 (1.61%) IPv4
4 1 (1.61%) IPv6
4 1 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.84%) MySQL
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.61%) MS Access
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) NUnit
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) MSTest
3 2 (3.23%) Moq
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
1 8 (12.90%) Marketing
2 7 (11.29%) Retail
3 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.45%) Electronics
4 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Consultant
2 16 (25.81%) .NET Developer
3 15 (24.19%) C# Developer
4 12 (19.35%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Lead Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Lead C# Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Software Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Junior
8 4 (6.45%) Junior Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.84%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (62.90%) .NET
2 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
3 17 (27.42%) jQuery
3 17 (27.42%) Web Services
4 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework
6 9 (14.52%) HTML
7 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 7 (11.29%) CSS
9 6 (9.68%) WCF
9 6 (9.68%) Backbone.js
10 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (8.06%) MSMQ
11 4 (6.45%) XML
11 4 (6.45%) LINQ
11 4 (6.45%) JSON
11 4 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (4.84%) LINQ to SQL
12 3 (4.84%) REST
12 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) PKI
2 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.45%) DTV
4 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) VLE
5 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.23%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.61%) Social Media
6 1 (1.61%) Open Source
6 1 (1.61%) RIA
6 1 (1.61%) PDA
6 1 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Android
2 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) MVC
3 15 (24.19%) E-Commerce
3 15 (24.19%) Mentoring
4 14 (22.58%) OO
5 10 (16.13%) Web Development
6 9 (14.52%) Scrum
7 8 (12.90%) TDD
7 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.90%) OOD
7 8 (12.90%) Software Architecture
8 6 (9.68%) Project Management
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.06%) iOS Development
10 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.45%) ITIL
10 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (6.45%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) C#
2 22 (35.48%) SQL
3 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
4 17 (27.42%) Java
5 5 (8.06%) VB
5 5 (8.06%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.84%) Python
6 3 (4.84%) C++
7 2 (3.23%) PHP
7 2 (3.23%) PHP5
7 2 (3.23%) F#
8 1 (1.61%) R
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) Fortran
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
1 9 (14.52%) MCSE
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.29%) MCITP
2 7 (11.29%) MCSA
3 2 (3.23%) MCP
3 2 (3.23%) PhD
System Software
1 19 (30.65%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.23%) vSphere
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) SCCM
1 15 (24.19%) SCOM
2 14 (22.58%) SCOrch
2 14 (22.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 13 (20.97%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.23%) WSUS
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Intune
4 2 (3.23%) SCSM
5 1 (1.61%) MOM
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) VMware
3 4 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco
4 1 (1.61%) Citrix
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke, Devon
Alex James Resourcing
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stoke, Devon
Alex James Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health, Share, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: 17 days ago