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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 193 206 204
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 49 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.70% 17.65% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42 18 15
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,950 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £55,000 £45,000
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
262 102 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.37% 1.91% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 209 84 98
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -2 15 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Dorset -14 12 £42,500 -22.72% 9
Wiltshire - 12 £35,500 -
Somerset - 8 £45,000 - 7
Gloucestershire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Devon - 1 £40,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (66.67%) .NET
2 53 (51.96%) ASP.NET
2 53 (51.96%) JavaScript
3 51 (50.00%) C#
3 51 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 49 (48.04%) Microsoft
5 41 (40.20%) MVC
6 38 (37.25%) SQL
7 37 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (36.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (31.37%) jQuery
9 31 (30.39%) Windows
10 27 (26.47%) .NET Framework
11 23 (22.55%) Scrum
11 23 (22.55%) OO
11 23 (22.55%) MS Excel
12 22 (21.57%) HTML
13 21 (20.59%) CSS
14 19 (18.63%) BDD
15 18 (17.65%) WCF
15 18 (17.65%) Java
15 18 (17.65%) OOD
16 17 (16.67%) Office 365
17 16 (15.69%) Waterfall
17 16 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (14.71%) Entity Framework
18 15 (14.71%) Oracle
18 15 (14.71%) MSMQ
18 15 (14.71%) SOAP
18 15 (14.71%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 14 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (7.84%) IIS
4 8 (7.84%) Lync
5 7 (6.86%) Umbraco
6 5 (4.90%) CMS
7 3 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (22.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.98%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.98%) PaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) SAN
2 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.94%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.96%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.98%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.98%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.98%) MPLS
4 1 (0.98%) Firewall
4 1 (0.98%) Wireless
4 1 (0.98%) ADSL
4 1 (0.98%) ISDN
4 1 (0.98%) LAN
4 1 (0.98%) WAN
4 1 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (3.92%) RavenDB
3 4 (3.92%) CouchDB
3 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.96%) Big Data
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.98%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.92%) NUnit
4 3 (2.94%) JIRA
4 3 (2.94%) FishEye
5 2 (1.96%) NCrunch
5 2 (1.96%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.96%) MSTest
5 2 (1.96%) Moq
6 1 (0.98%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.98%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium
6 1 (0.98%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (11.76%) Retail
2 8 (7.84%) Marketing
2 8 (7.84%) Finance
3 3 (2.94%) Advertising
3 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Billing
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 59 (57.84%) Developer
2 30 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 23 (22.55%) Senior Developer
4 21 (20.59%) Senior .NET Developer
5 13 (12.75%) C# Developer
6 11 (10.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (10.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (10.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (9.80%) Consultant
8 8 (7.84%) AWS Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Architect
9 6 (5.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (3.92%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Technical Manager
10 4 (3.92%) Release Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.92%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (66.67%) .NET
2 53 (51.96%) ASP.NET
3 37 (36.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (31.37%) jQuery
5 27 (26.47%) .NET Framework
6 22 (21.57%) HTML
7 21 (20.59%) CSS
8 18 (17.65%) WCF
9 15 (14.71%) Entity Framework
9 15 (14.71%) SOAP
9 15 (14.71%) MSMQ
10 12 (11.76%) Web Services
11 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (7.84%) XML
12 8 (7.84%) AngularJS
13 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (6.86%) Razor View Engine
14 6 (5.88%) REST
14 6 (5.88%) WinForms
15 5 (4.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) N-Tier
2 9 (8.82%) VLE
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.94%) PKI
4 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.96%) EMV
6 1 (0.98%) Open Source
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.39%) Windows
2 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.20%) MVC
2 37 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (22.55%) Scrum
3 23 (22.55%) OO
4 19 (18.63%) BDD
5 18 (17.65%) OOD
6 16 (15.69%) Waterfall
7 15 (14.71%) TDD
8 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 10 (9.80%) CRM
10 9 (8.82%) Pair Programming
10 9 (8.82%) Web Application Development
10 9 (8.82%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.88%) Software Delivery
11 6 (5.88%) Migration
12 5 (4.90%) Analytics
12 5 (4.90%) SEO
12 5 (4.90%) Web Analytics
12 5 (4.90%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (51.96%) JavaScript
2 51 (50.00%) C#
3 38 (37.25%) SQL
4 18 (17.65%) Java
5 7 (6.86%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.94%) C++
6 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.96%) VB
8 1 (0.98%) Python
8 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.88%) Degree
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.92%) MCITP
4 4 (3.92%) MCSE
4 4 (3.92%) MCSA
5 2 (1.96%) MCP
6 1 (0.98%) MCAD
6 1 (0.98%) MCSD
6 1 (0.98%) MCPD
6 1 (0.98%) MCTS
6 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (13.73%) Active Directory
1 14 (13.73%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) SCCM
1 8 (7.84%) SCOM
2 7 (6.86%) SCVMM
3 6 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (3.92%) SCDPM
5 3 (2.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 49 (48.04%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.71%) Oracle
3 5 (4.90%) VMware
4 1 (0.98%) Google
4 1 (0.98%) Draytek
4 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.98%) ProCurve
4 1 (0.98%) HP
4 1 (0.98%) Dell
4 1 (0.98%) Citrix
4 1 (0.98%) Juniper
4 1 (0.98%) Nokia
4 1 (0.98%) Apple
4 1 (0.98%) Remedy
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