The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 63 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 35 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.55% - 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 72.92% - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Microsoft Azure
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Cloud Services Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
48 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.87% 1.14% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 41 10 15
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £45,000 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Southampton region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Southampton

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 45 (90.00%) Office 365
2 42 (84.00%) VMware
2 42 (84.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (84.00%) Hyper-V
3 41 (82.00%) vCloud
3 41 (82.00%) HP
3 41 (82.00%) NetApp
4 40 (80.00%) vSphere
5 36 (72.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (70.00%) MCSE
7 23 (46.00%) Cisco
8 20 (40.00%) MCSA
9 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
10 13 (26.00%) CCNA
10 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (26.00%) Service Management
10 13 (26.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (26.00%) MCITP
11 11 (22.00%) Windows
12 10 (20.00%) Firewall
12 10 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (16.00%) SLA
14 5 (10.00%) C#
14 5 (10.00%) .NET
15 4 (8.00%) Lync
16 3 (6.00%) Customer Engagement
16 3 (6.00%) HTML
16 3 (6.00%) CSS
16 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
17 2 (4.00%) QA

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (8.00%) Lync
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.00%) WordPress
3 1 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 45 (90.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) Firewall
1 10 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 44 (88.00%) Consultant
2 28 (56.00%) Technical Consultant
3 25 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
4 23 (46.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 15 (30.00%) Cloud Consultant
6 13 (26.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Solutions Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) CSS
2 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.00%) HTML
3 2 (4.00%) REST
3 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) COM
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) Ajax
4 1 (2.00%) WCF
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Clustering
1 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Service Management
2 3 (6.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (4.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (4.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (4.00%) Kanban
3 2 (4.00%) MVC
3 2 (4.00%) Scrum
3 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (72.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (70.00%) MCSE
3 20 (40.00%) MCSA
4 13 (26.00%) CCNA
4 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (26.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (26.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 42 (84.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 42 (84.00%) Hyper-V
2 41 (82.00%) vCloud
3 40 (80.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) MOM
1 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (84.00%) VMware
2 41 (82.00%) NetApp
2 41 (82.00%) HP
3 23 (46.00%) Cisco
4 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) Xamarin