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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 142 206 206
Rank change year-on-year
+64 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 103 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.77% 0.55% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.03% 16.19% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 99 34 9
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,750 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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
381 210 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.54% 3.40% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 305 164 145
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +17 35 £54,500 +14.73% 6
Dorset +23 20 £45,000 - 14
Wiltshire +8 15 £38,500 -7.22% 4
Cornwall - 14 £32,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -16 7 £50,000 +28.20% 1
Somerset +13 6 £42,500 +2.40% 1
Devon - 4 £43,750 - 5
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 107 (63.69%) .NET
2 97 (57.74%) C#
3 82 (48.81%) MVC
4 77 (45.83%) ASP.NET
5 75 (44.64%) Microsoft
6 66 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
7 65 (38.69%) JavaScript
8 60 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 56 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (32.14%) HTML
11 53 (31.55%) CSS
12 51 (30.36%) SQL
12 51 (30.36%) Windows
13 41 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (24.40%) jQuery
14 37 (22.02%) Web Services
15 33 (19.64%) Git (software)
16 30 (17.86%) HTML5
17 27 (16.07%) Java
18 25 (14.88%) TDD
18 25 (14.88%) AngularJS
19 24 (14.29%) Python
20 23 (13.69%) VMware
20 23 (13.69%) .NET Framework
21 22 (13.10%) Scrum
21 22 (13.10%) Software Engineering
21 22 (13.10%) Active Directory
21 22 (13.10%) SaaS
22 21 (12.50%) Linux
22 21 (12.50%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 14 (8.33%) IIS
3 14 (8.33%) CMS
4 11 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (5.95%) Node.js
6 8 (4.76%) OpenStack
7 6 (3.57%) Lync
7 6 (3.57%) Apache
8 5 (2.98%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.98%) Apache Pig
9 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.38%) nginx
10 2 (1.19%) EPiServer CMS
10 2 (1.19%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (13.10%) SaaS
3 17 (10.12%) Office 365
4 15 (8.93%) IaaS
5 14 (8.33%) PaaS
6 10 (5.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (5.95%) Google App Engine
7 4 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.79%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.60%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.55%) SAN
2 7 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.98%) Firewall
3 5 (2.98%) IP Telephony
4 4 (2.38%) HTTP
4 4 (2.38%) VPN
4 4 (2.38%) DNS
4 4 (2.38%) LDAP
4 4 (2.38%) VoIP
5 2 (1.19%) WAN
5 2 (1.19%) DHCP
5 2 (1.19%) LAN
5 2 (1.19%) Internet
5 2 (1.19%) SSL
5 2 (1.19%) IPsec
5 2 (1.19%) Network Security
5 2 (1.19%) PABX
6 1 (0.60%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.12%) MongoDB
3 16 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (4.76%) MySQL
6 7 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.98%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.98%) Redis
8 5 (2.98%) Big Data
8 5 (2.98%) Sqoop
9 3 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.93%) Maven
3 12 (7.14%) JIRA
3 12 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 9 (5.36%) Subversion
4 9 (5.36%) Selenium
4 9 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.76%) Ant
5 8 (4.76%) Gradle
6 7 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 7 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.98%) Grunt
7 5 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (2.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (1.19%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.19%) CasperJS
9 2 (1.19%) Bower
10 1 (0.60%) gulp
General
1 15 (8.93%) Finance
2 13 (7.74%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.36%) Marketing
4 8 (4.76%) Electronics
4 8 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.17%) Advertising
6 5 (2.98%) Back Office
6 5 (2.98%) Legal
7 4 (2.38%) Local Government
8 2 (1.19%) Banking
8 2 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (58.93%) Developer
2 47 (27.98%) .NET Developer
3 21 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 19 (11.31%) Senior Developer
5 18 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (8.93%) Architect
6 15 (8.93%) Web Developer
7 14 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.55%) Consultant
9 10 (5.95%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.95%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (4.17%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.57%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Consultant
13 5 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.98%) AWS Developer
14 4 (2.38%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (63.69%) .NET
2 77 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 56 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 54 (32.14%) HTML
5 53 (31.55%) CSS
6 41 (24.40%) jQuery
7 37 (22.02%) Web Services
8 30 (17.86%) HTML5
9 25 (14.88%) AngularJS
10 23 (13.69%) .NET Framework
11 21 (12.50%) WCF
12 18 (10.71%) Entity Framework
13 17 (10.12%) CSS3
14 16 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (8.93%) Ajax
16 13 (7.74%) Backbone.js
17 12 (7.14%) WinForms
18 8 (4.76%) XML
18 8 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
19 7 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.95%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.36%) Visualisation
3 8 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.76%) DTV
4 6 (3.57%) User Experience
5 5 (2.98%) IVR
6 4 (2.38%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.19%) iPhone
7 2 (1.19%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.19%) Animation
7 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.19%) VLE
7 2 (1.19%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.19%) iPad
7 2 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 51 (30.36%) Windows
2 21 (12.50%) Linux
2 21 (12.50%) Android
3 19 (11.31%) UNIX
4 17 (10.12%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (48.81%) MVC
2 41 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (14.88%) TDD
4 22 (13.10%) Software Engineering
4 22 (13.10%) Scrum
5 18 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 17 (10.12%) SDLC
7 14 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (7.74%) Android Development
8 13 (7.74%) iOS Development
9 12 (7.14%) DevOps
9 12 (7.14%) ITIL
10 11 (6.55%) Web Design
10 11 (6.55%) Data Management
11 10 (5.95%) ERP
11 10 (5.95%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.76%) Programme Management
12 8 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (4.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 97 (57.74%) C#
2 65 (38.69%) JavaScript
3 51 (30.36%) SQL
4 27 (16.07%) Java
5 24 (14.29%) Python
6 14 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 14 (8.33%) C++
7 12 (7.14%) PHP
7 12 (7.14%) Clojure
8 9 (5.36%) Perl
9 7 (4.17%) Groovy
9 7 (4.17%) Bourne shell
9 7 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.98%) R
11 4 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.38%) Ruby
12 3 (1.79%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.19%) VB
13 2 (1.19%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.36%) MCSE
3 8 (4.76%) MCSA
4 5 (2.98%) MCITP
5 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.19%) CCNA
5 2 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.74%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.57%) vSphere
4 6 (3.57%) Docker
5 5 (2.98%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.19%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (7.14%) SCCM
2 8 (4.76%) SCOM
2 8 (4.76%) Nagios
3 7 (4.17%) Vagrant
3 7 (4.17%) ZABBIX
3 7 (4.17%) Puppet
3 7 (4.17%) Ansible
4 5 (2.98%) Windows Intune
5 3 (1.79%) SCSM
5 3 (1.79%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.79%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.19%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 75 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.69%) VMware
3 12 (7.14%) EPiServer
4 9 (5.36%) Google
5 8 (4.76%) SAP
5 8 (4.76%) Rackspace
6 6 (3.57%) Symantec
7 5 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.98%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.38%) Citrix
9 3 (1.79%) Oracle
9 3 (1.79%) Dell
9 3 (1.79%) Apple
9 3 (1.79%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.19%) BT
10 2 (1.19%) Facebook
10 2 (1.19%) Twitter
10 2 (1.19%) Cisco
11 1 (0.60%) Adobe
11 1 (0.60%) HP
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