The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 71 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.41% 0.32% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.50% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £26,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

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

Cloud Services Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
24 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.29% 0.95% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 6
Average salary £37,250 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.16% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Stafford - 3 £35,000 -
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) N-Tier
4 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) Ajax
4 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (66.67%) HTML5
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
7 3 (33.33%) Office 365
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (22.22%) B2B
8 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 2 (22.22%) CRM
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 2 (22.22%) XML

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Programmer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Programmer
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Programmer
2 4 (44.44%) Programmer
3 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Web Programmer
4 2 (22.22%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Web Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) Ajax
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) B2B
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCSD
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft