The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 183 199 212
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 39 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.25% 0.054%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.97% 11.30% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 3
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.94%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.47%
Cloud Services Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
186 115 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.07% 2.20% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 159 98 91
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Bristol -6 14 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Dorset 0 8 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Wiltshire -1 8 £40,000 -27.27% 8
Gloucestershire - 8 £35,000 - 1
Somerset -26 1 £57,500 +39.39%
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 38 (61.29%) C#
2 37 (59.68%) .NET
3 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
4 26 (41.94%) ASP.NET
5 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
6 23 (37.10%) MVC
7 22 (35.48%) Web Services
7 22 (35.48%) SQL Server
8 20 (32.26%) Java
8 20 (32.26%) Windows
9 19 (30.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (29.03%) Office 365
11 17 (27.42%) Active Directory
12 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
12 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (25.81%) jQuery
13 14 (22.58%) SQL
13 14 (22.58%) Hyper-V
14 13 (20.97%) OO
14 13 (20.97%) E-Commerce
15 12 (19.35%) SAN
15 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
15 12 (19.35%) PKI
15 12 (19.35%) SCCM
15 12 (19.35%) SCOM
15 12 (19.35%) SCOrch
15 12 (19.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 11 (17.74%) SCVMM
17 10 (16.13%) Marketing
17 10 (16.13%) Software Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.23%) nginx
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.23%) Node.js
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.03%) Office 365
2 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) SAN
2 4 (6.45%) Firewall
3 3 (4.84%) Intranet
4 2 (3.23%) VLAN
4 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.23%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) IPv4
4 2 (3.23%) IPv6
5 1 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
3 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.84%) MySQL
5 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.23%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.23%) Riak
6 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.61%) MS Access
7 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (16.13%) Marketing
2 9 (14.52%) Finance
3 6 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.68%) Electronics
3 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.06%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Consultant
3 12 (19.35%) Architect
4 11 (17.74%) .NET Developer
5 10 (16.13%) C# Developer
5 10 (16.13%) Software Architect
6 8 (12.90%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Consultant
7 6 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) Junior Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Junior
9 4 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.84%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Lead C# Developer
10 3 (4.84%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (59.68%) .NET
2 26 (41.94%) ASP.NET
3 22 (35.48%) Web Services
4 19 (30.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (25.81%) jQuery
6 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
7 7 (11.29%) HTML
8 6 (9.68%) Backbone.js
8 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (9.68%) CSS
9 4 (6.45%) JSON
9 4 (6.45%) WCF
9 4 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (4.84%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (4.84%) REST
10 3 (4.84%) SignalR
10 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (4.84%) LINQ
10 3 (4.84%) XML
10 3 (4.84%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) PKI
2 6 (9.68%) DTV
2 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) Open Source
3 2 (3.23%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.61%) PDA
4 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.61%) Social Network
4 1 (1.61%) RIA
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Android
3 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.23%) UNIX
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) MVC
2 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) OO
3 13 (20.97%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.13%) Software Architecture
5 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.90%) Scrum
7 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.29%) Web Development
8 6 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (9.68%) TDD
8 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.06%) OOD
9 5 (8.06%) Low Latency
10 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.45%) DevOps
11 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.84%) Migration
11 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) C#
2 20 (32.26%) Java
3 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.58%) SQL
5 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.84%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) Perl
7 2 (3.23%) Scala
7 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.23%) Python
7 2 (3.23%) Ruby
7 2 (3.23%) Haskell
8 1 (1.61%) R
8 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) MCSE
1 7 (11.29%) MCSA
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (11.29%) MCITP
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 17 (27.42%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.23%) vSphere
4 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) SCCM
1 12 (19.35%) SCOM
1 12 (19.35%) SCOrch
1 12 (19.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 11 (17.74%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.23%) WSUS
4 1 (1.61%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) SAP
3 5 (8.06%) VMware
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 2 (3.23%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) Red Gate
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