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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 167 196 204
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 75 39 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.27% 0.64% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.23% 18.93% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 68 38 13
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
390 206 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.62% 3.38% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 313 168 138
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 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 6 July 2015.

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 6 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
Bristol +9 37 £45,000 -14.28% 15
Wiltshire -8 12 £32,000 -20.00% 4
Devon - 10 £45,000 - 4
Dorset +4 6 £45,000 -7.69% 5
Gloucestershire -4 5 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Somerset +15 4 £35,000 -39.13% 2
Cornwall - 1 £32,500 - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 68 (53.54%) .NET
2 60 (47.24%) C#
2 60 (47.24%) Microsoft
3 50 (39.37%) ASP.NET
4 47 (37.01%) Amazon AWS
5 44 (34.65%) MVC
6 39 (30.71%) SQL Server
7 36 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (27.56%) JavaScript
9 32 (25.20%) SQL
9 32 (25.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (24.41%) Windows
11 27 (21.26%) MS Excel
12 23 (18.11%) SDLC
13 22 (17.32%) Office 365
13 22 (17.32%) Java
13 22 (17.32%) Active Directory
14 21 (16.54%) .NET Framework
15 20 (15.75%) HTML
15 20 (15.75%) SharePoint
16 19 (14.96%) MS Exchange
16 19 (14.96%) Git (software)
17 18 (14.17%) CSS
17 18 (14.17%) VMware
17 18 (14.17%) TDD
18 17 (13.39%) Scrum
19 16 (12.60%) E-Commerce
20 15 (11.81%) Python
20 15 (11.81%) Web Services
20 15 (11.81%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 20 (15.75%) SharePoint
2 19 (14.96%) MS Exchange
3 13 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (8.66%) IIS
5 10 (7.87%) Lync
6 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.94%) Apache Spark
7 5 (3.94%) Apache Pig
7 5 (3.94%) Node.js
8 4 (3.15%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.57%) Apache
9 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.57%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.79%) nginx
10 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (21.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (37.01%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (17.32%) Office 365
3 13 (10.24%) SaaS
4 8 (6.30%) PaaS
4 8 (6.30%) IaaS
5 5 (3.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.94%) Google App Engine
6 3 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.57%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.66%) SAN
2 8 (6.30%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.94%) IP Telephony
4 4 (3.15%) VPN
4 4 (3.15%) DNS
5 3 (2.36%) VoIP
5 3 (2.36%) Firewall
5 3 (2.36%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.57%) Network Security
6 2 (1.57%) SSL
6 2 (1.57%) IPsec
6 2 (1.57%) LAN
6 2 (1.57%) WAN
6 2 (1.57%) DHCP
6 2 (1.57%) HTTP
7 1 (0.79%) SNMP
7 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.79%) LDAP
7 1 (0.79%) Internet
7 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.45%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.09%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (4.72%) Big Data
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.94%) Sqoop
5 5 (3.94%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.15%) Redis
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.36%) MySQL
8 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (14.96%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.09%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.09%) Maven
3 9 (7.09%) JIRA
4 7 (5.51%) Selenium
4 7 (5.51%) Subversion
4 7 (5.51%) Bitbucket
5 5 (3.94%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.94%) WebDriver
5 5 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.15%) Ant
6 4 (3.15%) Gradle
7 2 (1.57%) NUnit
7 2 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.57%) FishEye
8 1 (0.79%) gulp
8 1 (0.79%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.79%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.79%) Grunt
General
1 10 (7.87%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.30%) Marketing
3 7 (5.51%) Retail
4 4 (3.15%) Electronics
4 4 (3.15%) Legal
4 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.36%) Back Office
5 3 (2.36%) Local Government
6 2 (1.57%) Advertising
6 2 (1.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (45.67%) Developer
2 32 (25.20%) .NET Developer
3 17 (13.39%) Architect
4 14 (11.02%) Consultant
4 14 (11.02%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (7.87%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (7.09%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.09%) AWS Developer
8 8 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Consultant
10 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.94%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
12 4 (3.15%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.15%) Analyst
12 4 (3.15%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (53.54%) .NET
2 50 (39.37%) ASP.NET
3 32 (25.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (16.54%) .NET Framework
5 20 (15.75%) HTML
6 18 (14.17%) CSS
7 15 (11.81%) Web Services
7 15 (11.81%) jQuery
8 12 (9.45%) AngularJS
9 11 (8.66%) Entity Framework
9 11 (8.66%) WCF
10 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (5.51%) SOAP
12 6 (4.72%) XML
12 6 (4.72%) MSMQ
13 5 (3.94%) HTML5
13 5 (3.94%) REST
13 5 (3.94%) ActiveX
13 5 (3.94%) Sensu
14 4 (3.15%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.51%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.94%) IVR
3 4 (3.15%) DTV
3 4 (3.15%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.15%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.36%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.57%) EMV
5 2 (1.57%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.57%) VLE
5 2 (1.57%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) BYOD
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) CMDB
6 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.41%) Windows
2 11 (8.66%) Linux
2 11 (8.66%) UNIX
3 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.94%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.94%) Android
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.65%) MVC
2 36 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (18.11%) SDLC
4 18 (14.17%) TDD
5 17 (13.39%) Scrum
6 16 (12.60%) E-Commerce
7 15 (11.81%) Software Engineering
8 14 (11.02%) OO
9 11 (8.66%) ITIL
10 10 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.09%) OOD
11 9 (7.09%) Migration
11 9 (7.09%) CRM
12 8 (6.30%) Project Management
12 8 (6.30%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.30%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.51%) BDD
13 7 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (4.72%) Data Management
14 6 (4.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 60 (47.24%) C#
2 35 (27.56%) JavaScript
3 32 (25.20%) SQL
4 22 (17.32%) Java
5 15 (11.81%) Python
6 12 (9.45%) C++
7 5 (3.94%) Perl
7 5 (3.94%) Groovy
7 5 (3.94%) Bourne shell
7 5 (3.94%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.94%) Clojure
7 5 (3.94%) R
8 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.36%) PHP
9 2 (1.57%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.79%) Scala
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.30%) MCSE
2 8 (6.30%) MCSA
3 6 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.72%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.94%) Degree
4 5 (3.94%) MCITP
5 1 (0.79%) MCPD
5 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.79%) MCTS
5 1 (0.79%) MCAD
5 1 (0.79%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 22 (17.32%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.81%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.72%) vSphere
5 5 (3.94%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.57%) Docker
6 2 (1.57%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (9.45%) SCCM
2 9 (7.09%) SCOM
3 6 (4.72%) Nagios
4 5 (3.94%) Ansible
4 5 (3.94%) ZABBIX
4 5 (3.94%) Puppet
4 5 (3.94%) Windows Intune
4 5 (3.94%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.15%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.36%) SCDPM
6 3 (2.36%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (2.36%) SCSM
7 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 60 (47.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.17%) VMware
3 7 (5.51%) Oracle
4 6 (4.72%) Symantec
5 5 (3.94%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.15%) Rackspace
6 4 (3.15%) SAP
7 3 (2.36%) Dell
7 3 (2.36%) Citrix
7 3 (2.36%) Google
7 3 (2.36%) Apple
8 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.79%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.79%) Dell KACE
9 1 (0.79%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.79%) Facebook
9 1 (0.79%) Twitter
9 1 (0.79%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.79%) Draytek
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