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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 199 209 209
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 25 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.51% 12.71% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 9
Average salary £53,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Cloud Services Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
102 118 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.76% 2.20% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 83 105 56
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,500 £45,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +3 18 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Dorset -1 5 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Gloucestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (59.38%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) .NET
3 15 (46.88%) Web Services
4 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 14 (43.75%) MVC
5 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) Java
7 10 (31.25%) OO
7 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
9 8 (25.00%) Windows
10 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
10 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
11 6 (18.75%) MCITP
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (18.75%) SAN
11 6 (18.75%) SQL
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 6 (18.75%) Office 365
11 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
12 5 (15.63%) SCOrch
12 5 (15.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (15.63%) HTML
12 5 (15.63%) Linux
12 5 (15.63%) CSS
12 5 (15.63%) MCSE
12 5 (15.63%) MCSA
12 5 (15.63%) PKI
12 5 (15.63%) SCCM
12 5 (15.63%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) VLAN
2 1 (3.13%) IPv4
2 1 (3.13%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Riak
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Advertising
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Developer
1 10 (31.25%) Architect
2 9 (28.13%) Software Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) Web Services
3 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (15.63%) CSS
5 5 (15.63%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) WCF
6 3 (9.38%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) RESTful
7 2 (6.25%) Struts2
7 2 (6.25%) SignalR
7 2 (6.25%) Play Framework
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (6.25%) LINQ
7 2 (6.25%) Spring MVC
7 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (6.25%) Spring
7 2 (6.25%) Ajax
7 2 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) PKI
2 2 (6.25%) DTV
2 2 (6.25%) Social Network
2 2 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) MVC
2 10 (31.25%) OO
3 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Scrum
3 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) TDD
3 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Low Latency
4 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) C#
2 11 (34.38%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Haskell
5 2 (6.25%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (18.75%) MCITP
2 5 (15.63%) MCSE
2 5 (15.63%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
1 5 (15.63%) SCOM
1 5 (15.63%) SCVMM
1 5 (15.63%) SCOrch
1 5 (15.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 2 (6.25%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.13%) Red Gate
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
Bristol, Avon
Andrews and Partners Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago