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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 198 218 214
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 44 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.75% 10.00% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 42 8 16
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +24.28%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +8.88%
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
212 150 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.22% 2.62% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 166 110 122
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 16 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Dorset - 9 £42,500 - 2
Bristol 0 7 £44,250 +1.72% 8
Devon - 6 £24,500 - 2
Somerset -1 5 £45,000 -18.91%
Gloucestershire -14 2 £40,750 +8.66% 5
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 49 (65.33%) .NET
2 43 (57.33%) C#
3 37 (49.33%) SQL Server
3 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
4 34 (45.33%) JavaScript
5 32 (42.67%) SQL
6 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 30 (40.00%) Windows
8 27 (36.00%) MVC
9 24 (32.00%) jQuery
10 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (25.33%) Web Services
11 19 (25.33%) Active Directory
11 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
12 18 (24.00%) Office 365
13 17 (22.67%) .NET Framework
13 17 (22.67%) Java
14 16 (21.33%) Hyper-V
15 15 (20.00%) SCCM
15 15 (20.00%) SCOM
15 15 (20.00%) HTML
15 15 (20.00%) OO
15 15 (20.00%) SAN
16 14 (18.67%) SCVMM
17 13 (17.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 13 (17.33%) Mentoring
17 13 (17.33%) TDD
17 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
17 13 (17.33%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 10 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.33%) IIS
2 7 (9.33%) CMS
3 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.67%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.67%) Lync
5 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.00%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.67%) IaaS
4 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.33%) Heroku
4 1 (1.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (4.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.67%) Firewall
3 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.33%) DNS
4 1 (1.33%) MPLS
4 1 (1.33%) ADSL
4 1 (1.33%) ISDN
4 1 (1.33%) LAN
4 1 (1.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (49.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 5 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (5.33%) RavenDB
7 4 (5.33%) CouchDB
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.00%) MySQL
9 1 (1.33%) Big Data
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.33%) MS Access
9 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.67%) MSTest
3 2 (2.67%) Moq
3 2 (2.67%) NUnit
3 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (12.00%) Marketing
2 8 (10.67%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (57.33%) Developer
2 18 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.67%) Senior Developer
4 14 (18.67%) Consultant
4 14 (18.67%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Web Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) IT Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Junior
9 4 (5.33%) Lead C# Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (65.33%) .NET
2 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (32.00%) jQuery
4 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (25.33%) Web Services
6 17 (22.67%) .NET Framework
7 15 (20.00%) HTML
8 13 (17.33%) CSS
9 12 (16.00%) WCF
10 11 (14.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (10.67%) MSMQ
13 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
14 6 (8.00%) Backbone.js
14 6 (8.00%) Ajax
14 6 (8.00%) XML
15 5 (6.67%) Flash
15 5 (6.67%) SOAP
15 5 (6.67%) LINQ
15 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) PKI
2 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.00%) N-Tier
4 5 (6.67%) VLE
4 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.67%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.33%) Social Media
7 1 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.67%) Android
5 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.33%) Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.00%) MVC
3 15 (20.00%) OO
4 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
4 13 (17.33%) TDD
4 13 (17.33%) Mentoring
5 12 (16.00%) Scrum
6 10 (13.33%) Web Development
7 9 (12.00%) BDD
8 8 (10.67%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.67%) OOD
9 6 (8.00%) Project Management
9 6 (8.00%) Pair Programming
9 6 (8.00%) Software Architecture
9 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.00%) Analytics
10 5 (6.67%) Web Application Development
10 5 (6.67%) iOS Development
10 5 (6.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (57.33%) C#
2 34 (45.33%) JavaScript
3 32 (42.67%) SQL
4 17 (22.67%) Java
5 9 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.33%) VB
7 3 (4.00%) C++
7 3 (4.00%) Python
7 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.67%) F#
8 2 (2.67%) PHP5
8 2 (2.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.33%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) MCSE
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.00%) MCITP
3 6 (8.00%) MCSA
4 2 (2.67%) PhD
4 2 (2.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (25.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (21.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.67%) vSphere
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) SCCM
1 15 (20.00%) SCOM
2 14 (18.67%) SCVMM
3 13 (17.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 12 (16.00%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.67%) SCSM
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Intune
5 2 (2.67%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.33%) MOM
6 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
3 5 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (1.33%) Google
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco
4 1 (1.33%) Citrix
4 1 (1.33%) Juniper
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