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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 155 186 200
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 83 39 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.42% 0.64% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.90% 18.22% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 78 39 13
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +3.48%
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
379 214 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.49% 3.49% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 307 178 151
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 30 July 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 July 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 +12 36 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Wiltshire -7 11 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Dorset +12 10 £45,000 - 11
Cornwall - 9 £32,500 - 2
Somerset +16 6 £42,500 -26.08% 4
Gloucestershire -13 6 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Devon - 5 £46,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 84 (58.74%) .NET
2 71 (49.65%) C#
3 64 (44.76%) Microsoft
4 60 (41.96%) Amazon AWS
5 58 (40.56%) MVC
6 57 (39.86%) ASP.NET
7 48 (33.57%) SQL Server
8 43 (30.07%) JavaScript
9 39 (27.27%) SQL
9 39 (27.27%) Windows
10 38 (26.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (24.48%) HTML
12 33 (23.08%) CSS
13 29 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (18.88%) Web Services
15 24 (16.78%) Java
15 24 (16.78%) Git (software)
15 24 (16.78%) jQuery
16 23 (16.08%) Active Directory
17 22 (15.38%) VMware
17 22 (15.38%) Office 365
18 21 (14.69%) Python
18 21 (14.69%) .NET Framework
19 20 (13.99%) MS Excel
19 20 (13.99%) AngularJS
20 19 (13.29%) SDLC
20 19 (13.29%) TDD
20 19 (13.29%) WCF
20 19 (13.29%) SaaS
21 18 (12.59%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (12.59%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.89%) SharePoint
3 13 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (9.09%) IIS
4 10 (6.99%) Lync
5 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.90%) Node.js
6 6 (4.20%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.50%) Apache Pig
7 5 (3.50%) Apache Spark
7 5 (3.50%) Apache
8 3 (2.10%) CMS
8 3 (2.10%) nginx
9 2 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (13.99%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (41.96%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (15.38%) Office 365
3 19 (13.29%) SaaS
4 13 (9.09%) IaaS
5 12 (8.39%) PaaS
6 8 (5.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (5.59%) Google App Engine
7 3 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.40%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.70%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) SAN
2 7 (4.90%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.50%) IP Telephony
4 4 (2.80%) VPN
4 4 (2.80%) DNS
4 4 (2.80%) VoIP
4 4 (2.80%) Firewall
5 3 (2.10%) HTTP
5 3 (2.10%) LDAP
6 2 (1.40%) LAN
6 2 (1.40%) WAN
6 2 (1.40%) DHCP
6 2 (1.40%) Internet
6 2 (1.40%) SSL
6 2 (1.40%) IPsec
6 2 (1.40%) Network Security
6 2 (1.40%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.40%) PABX
7 1 (0.70%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (33.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.49%) MongoDB
3 14 (9.79%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.59%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (4.90%) MySQL
5 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.50%) Redis
6 5 (3.50%) Big Data
6 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.50%) Sqoop
6 5 (3.50%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (16.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.09%) Maven
3 11 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.59%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.90%) Subversion
5 7 (4.90%) JIRA
5 7 (4.90%) Selenium
5 7 (4.90%) Bitbucket
6 6 (4.20%) Gradle
6 6 (4.20%) Ant
7 5 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.50%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (2.10%) Grunt
9 2 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.40%) NUnit
10 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (9.09%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.99%) Marketing
4 6 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.20%) Electronics
5 4 (2.80%) Legal
5 4 (2.80%) Local Government
6 3 (2.10%) Advertising
6 3 (2.10%) Retail
7 2 (1.40%) Banking
7 2 (1.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (49.65%) Developer
2 36 (25.17%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.59%) Architect
4 15 (10.49%) C# Developer
5 14 (9.79%) Consultant
6 12 (8.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.99%) Web Developer
9 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.59%) Software Developer
10 8 (5.59%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.90%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (4.90%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Consultant
12 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (3.50%) Lead Developer
13 5 (3.50%) Technical Architect
13 5 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (58.74%) .NET
2 57 (39.86%) ASP.NET
3 38 (26.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (24.48%) HTML
5 33 (23.08%) CSS
6 27 (18.88%) Web Services
7 24 (16.78%) jQuery
8 21 (14.69%) .NET Framework
9 20 (13.99%) AngularJS
10 19 (13.29%) WCF
11 15 (10.49%) Entity Framework
12 14 (9.79%) HTML5
13 12 (8.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (6.99%) CSS3
15 8 (5.59%) WinForms
15 8 (5.59%) Ajax
16 7 (4.90%) Sensu
17 6 (4.20%) KnockoutJS
17 6 (4.20%) XML
18 5 (3.50%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.20%) DTV
2 6 (4.20%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.50%) IVR
4 4 (2.80%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.80%) VLE
4 4 (2.80%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.10%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.40%) User Experience
6 2 (1.40%) iPhone
6 2 (1.40%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.40%) iPad
6 2 (1.40%) EMV
6 2 (1.40%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Animation
7 1 (0.70%) CMDB
7 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.27%) Windows
2 18 (12.59%) Linux
3 17 (11.89%) UNIX
4 10 (6.99%) Android
5 7 (4.90%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.20%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.56%) MVC
2 29 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.29%) TDD
3 19 (13.29%) SDLC
4 18 (12.59%) Software Engineering
5 16 (11.19%) Scrum
5 16 (11.19%) E-Commerce
6 14 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (7.69%) DevOps
7 11 (7.69%) ITIL
8 10 (6.99%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.29%) Migration
10 8 (5.59%) Data Management
10 8 (5.59%) OO
10 8 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.90%) Web Design
11 7 (4.90%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.20%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (4.20%) Open Source
12 6 (4.20%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (49.65%) C#
2 43 (30.07%) JavaScript
3 39 (27.27%) SQL
4 24 (16.78%) Java
5 21 (14.69%) Python
6 11 (7.69%) C++
7 9 (6.29%) VB.NET
7 9 (6.29%) Clojure
8 8 (5.59%) Perl
9 7 (4.90%) PHP
9 7 (4.90%) Bourne shell
9 7 (4.90%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.90%) Groovy
10 5 (3.50%) R
11 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.10%) Ruby
12 2 (1.40%) Scala
12 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.40%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.59%) MCSE
2 8 (5.59%) MCSA
3 5 (3.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.80%) MCITP
5 2 (1.40%) Degree
5 2 (1.40%) CCNA
5 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.70%) MCTS
6 1 (0.70%) MCAD
6 1 (0.70%) MCSD
6 1 (0.70%) MCPD
6 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 23 (16.08%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.79%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.20%) vSphere
5 5 (3.50%) Apache Flume
6 4 (2.80%) Docker
7 2 (1.40%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.69%) SCCM
2 8 (5.59%) SCOM
2 8 (5.59%) Nagios
3 7 (4.90%) Vagrant
3 7 (4.90%) ZABBIX
3 7 (4.90%) Puppet
3 7 (4.90%) Ansible
4 5 (3.50%) Windows Intune
5 3 (2.10%) SCSM
5 3 (2.10%) SCDPM
5 3 (2.10%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.40%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 64 (44.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.38%) VMware
3 6 (4.20%) Google
3 6 (4.20%) Symantec
3 6 (4.20%) SAP
3 6 (4.20%) Rackspace
4 5 (3.50%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.80%) Citrix
6 3 (2.10%) Oracle
6 3 (2.10%) Dell
6 3 (2.10%) Apple
6 3 (2.10%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.40%) Facebook
7 2 (1.40%) Twitter
7 2 (1.40%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.40%) BT
7 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco
8 1 (0.70%) Adobe
8 1 (0.70%) HP
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