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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 194 206 207
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 55 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.90% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.52% 13.86% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 47 22 15
Average salary £40,000 £54,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £40,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £55,000 £45,000
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
333 166 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.43% 2.87% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 275 137 121
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 23 £37,500 -26.82% 4
Dorset -12 13 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Somerset - 7 £40,000 - 14
Wiltshire - 7 £38,000 - 2
Devon - 5 £42,500 - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 74 (61.67%) .NET
2 60 (50.00%) C#
3 57 (47.50%) ASP.NET
4 56 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 53 (44.17%) SQL Server
6 51 (42.50%) JavaScript
7 50 (41.67%) MVC
8 42 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (32.50%) Windows
11 37 (30.83%) SQL
12 28 (23.33%) jQuery
13 25 (20.83%) .NET Framework
13 25 (20.83%) MS Excel
14 23 (19.17%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (17.50%) OO
15 21 (17.50%) Office 365
16 20 (16.67%) HTML
16 20 (16.67%) Scrum
17 19 (15.83%) CSS
17 19 (15.83%) Active Directory
18 17 (14.17%) E-Commerce
18 17 (14.17%) MS Exchange
18 17 (14.17%) Java
18 17 (14.17%) BDD
19 16 (13.33%) Hyper-V
19 16 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
20 15 (12.50%) Waterfall
20 15 (12.50%) Entity Framework
20 15 (12.50%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (14.17%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (9.17%) IIS
5 10 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (7.50%) Lync
7 7 (5.83%) Umbraco
8 4 (3.33%) Apache Spark
8 4 (3.33%) Apache Pig
9 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.50%) CMS
10 2 (1.67%) Node.js
11 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.17%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (17.50%) Office 365
3 2 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.83%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.83%) IaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) PaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.50%) SAN
2 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.50%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.50%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.67%) HTTP
4 2 (1.67%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.67%) VPN
5 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.83%) MPLS
5 1 (0.83%) Firewall
5 1 (0.83%) Wireless
5 1 (0.83%) IPsec
5 1 (0.83%) ADSL
5 1 (0.83%) ISDN
5 1 (0.83%) LAN
5 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (44.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (5.00%) Big Data
5 4 (3.33%) CouchDB
5 4 (3.33%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.33%) RavenDB
5 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.33%) Sqoop
5 4 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (10.83%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.83%) Subversion
5 5 (4.17%) JIRA
6 4 (3.33%) Selenium
7 3 (2.50%) FishEye
8 2 (1.67%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.67%) NCrunch
8 2 (1.67%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.67%) NUnit
8 2 (1.67%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.83%) Grunt
General
1 10 (8.33%) Retail
2 8 (6.67%) Finance
3 7 (5.83%) Marketing
4 4 (3.33%) Advertising
5 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.67%) Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Billing
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (53.33%) Developer
2 34 (28.33%) .NET Developer
3 25 (20.83%) Senior Developer
4 22 (18.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 15 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (10.83%) Consultant
7 11 (9.17%) Architect
7 11 (9.17%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.50%) AWS Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Consultant
11 5 (4.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Release Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
12 4 (3.33%) Technical Manager
12 4 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (61.67%) .NET
2 57 (47.50%) ASP.NET
3 42 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (23.33%) jQuery
5 25 (20.83%) .NET Framework
6 20 (16.67%) HTML
7 19 (15.83%) CSS
8 15 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 14 (11.67%) WCF
10 13 (10.83%) SOAP
10 13 (10.83%) MSMQ
11 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (9.17%) AngularJS
12 10 (8.33%) Web Services
13 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (5.83%) Razor View Engine
14 6 (5.00%) REST
14 6 (5.00%) XML
15 4 (3.33%) WinForms
15 4 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 6 (5.00%) VLE
3 5 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.50%) IVR
5 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.50%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.67%) BYOD
6 2 (1.67%) Open Source
6 2 (1.67%) EMV
6 2 (1.67%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.50%) Windows
2 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (41.67%) MVC
2 40 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.50%) OO
4 20 (16.67%) Scrum
5 17 (14.17%) E-Commerce
5 17 (14.17%) BDD
6 15 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 15 (12.50%) OOD
6 15 (12.50%) TDD
7 11 (9.17%) Software Engineering
7 11 (9.17%) CRM
8 9 (7.50%) Migration
9 7 (5.83%) Project Management
9 7 (5.83%) ITIL
9 7 (5.83%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.00%) Web Application Development
10 6 (5.00%) Software Delivery
10 6 (5.00%) Pair Programming
11 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
12 4 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.00%) C#
2 51 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 37 (30.83%) SQL
4 17 (14.17%) Java
5 5 (4.17%) Python
5 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.17%) C++
6 4 (3.33%) R
7 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.00%) MCSE
3 6 (5.00%) MCSA
3 6 (5.00%) Degree
4 4 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (0.83%) MCPD
5 1 (0.83%) MCTS
5 1 (0.83%) MCAD
5 1 (0.83%) MCSD
5 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 19 (15.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.33%) vSphere
3 4 (3.33%) Apache Flume
4 3 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) SCCM
2 9 (7.50%) SCOM
3 7 (5.83%) SCVMM
4 6 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (4.17%) SCDPM
6 4 (3.33%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.83%) SCSM
Vendors
1 56 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.67%) Oracle
3 8 (6.67%) VMware
4 3 (2.50%) Symantec
5 2 (1.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.83%) ProCurve
6 1 (0.83%) Remedy
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Draytek
6 1 (0.83%) HP
6 1 (0.83%) Dell
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix
6 1 (0.83%) Juniper
6 1 (0.83%) Nokia
6 1 (0.83%) Apple
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