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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 164 212 220
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 65 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.09% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.97% 5.33% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 62 7 5
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
241 150 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.04% 2.71% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 198 116 109
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Wiltshire +22 24 £37,250 -32.27%
Bristol +12 22 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Somerset +16 7 £43,500 -
Dorset - 5 £46,250 - 3
Devon - 4 £24,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £42,500 - 4
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 61 (67.03%) .NET
2 49 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 48 (52.75%) C#
4 44 (48.35%) ASP.NET
5 42 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 39 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 39 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (41.76%) MVC
7 38 (41.76%) SQL
8 33 (36.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (34.07%) Windows
10 28 (30.77%) jQuery
11 22 (24.18%) Scrum
11 22 (24.18%) OO
12 21 (23.08%) MS Excel
13 20 (21.98%) HTML
13 20 (21.98%) .NET Framework
14 19 (20.88%) Java
15 18 (19.78%) CSS
15 18 (19.78%) BDD
16 16 (17.58%) Web Services
16 16 (17.58%) Active Directory
17 15 (16.48%) OOD
17 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
17 15 (16.48%) Office 365
18 14 (15.38%) Waterfall
18 14 (15.38%) WCF
18 14 (15.38%) SCCM
18 14 (15.38%) SCOM
18 14 (15.38%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.69%) CMS
2 7 (7.69%) Umbraco
2 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.59%) IIS
4 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.20%) Lync
5 2 (2.20%) Joomla!
Applications
1 21 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.48%) Office 365
2 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.20%) IaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.10%) PaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Heroku
4 1 (1.10%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) SAN
2 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.30%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.10%) MPLS
5 1 (1.10%) Firewall
5 1 (1.10%) ADSL
5 1 (1.10%) ISDN
5 1 (1.10%) LAN
5 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (6.59%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (4.40%) RavenDB
5 4 (4.40%) CouchDB
5 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.20%) MySQL
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.20%) Big Data
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.30%) FishEye
3 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.30%) JIRA
4 2 (2.20%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.20%) NUnit
4 2 (2.20%) NCrunch
4 2 (2.20%) MSTest
4 2 (2.20%) Moq
General
1 11 (12.09%) Retail
2 6 (6.59%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Billing
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (61.54%) Developer
2 26 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 22 (24.18%) Senior Developer
4 18 (19.78%) Senior .NET Developer
5 16 (17.58%) C# Developer
6 12 (13.19%) Consultant
7 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (5.49%) IT Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 4 (4.40%) Technical Manager
10 4 (4.40%) C++ Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (67.03%) .NET
2 44 (48.35%) ASP.NET
3 33 (36.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (30.77%) jQuery
5 20 (21.98%) HTML
5 20 (21.98%) .NET Framework
6 18 (19.78%) CSS
7 16 (17.58%) Web Services
8 14 (15.38%) SOAP
8 14 (15.38%) WCF
8 14 (15.38%) MSMQ
9 10 (10.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (8.79%) AngularJS
12 7 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 6 (6.59%) REST
13 6 (6.59%) WinForms
13 6 (6.59%) XML
14 5 (5.49%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) N-Tier
2 7 (7.69%) VLE
2 7 (7.69%) PKI
3 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (4.40%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.07%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.30%) Android
4 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (41.76%) MVC
3 22 (24.18%) OO
3 22 (24.18%) Scrum
4 18 (19.78%) BDD
5 15 (16.48%) OOD
6 14 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 13 (14.29%) TDD
8 10 (10.99%) E-Commerce
8 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
9 9 (9.89%) Project Management
10 7 (7.69%) CRM
10 7 (7.69%) Pair Programming
10 7 (7.69%) Web Application Development
11 5 (5.49%) Web Analytics
11 5 (5.49%) SEO
11 5 (5.49%) Analytics
12 4 (4.40%) Migration
12 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
12 4 (4.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 48 (52.75%) C#
3 38 (41.76%) SQL
4 19 (20.88%) Java
5 9 (9.89%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.59%) C++
7 3 (3.30%) Python
8 2 (2.20%) VB
8 2 (2.20%) PHP
8 2 (2.20%) PHP5
8 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.20%) F#
9 1 (1.10%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (9.89%) MCSE
2 7 (7.69%) MCSA
2 7 (7.69%) MCITP
2 7 (7.69%) Degree
3 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) PhD
4 2 (2.20%) MCP
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.30%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) SCCM
1 14 (15.38%) SCOM
2 13 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 12 (13.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 9 (9.89%) SCOrch
5 4 (4.40%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.20%) SCSM
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Intune
7 1 (1.10%) MOM
Vendors
1 39 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) VMware
4 1 (1.10%) Google
4 1 (1.10%) Citrix
4 1 (1.10%) Juniper
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