The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 55 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 11 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.50% 1.30% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 25.00% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 3
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £43,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.94%
Cloud Services Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
33 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.50% 5.19% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Suffolk

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Ipswich +10 5 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Stowmarket - 1 £40,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £42,500 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 11 (64.71%) SQL
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) MVC
3 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) CSS
3 9 (52.94%) jQuery
3 9 (52.94%) OpenStack
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) .NET
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 7 (41.18%) TDD
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (35.29%) Node.js
6 6 (35.29%) MVVM
6 6 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) SOA
6 6 (35.29%) UNIX
7 4 (23.53%) SAN
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 3 (17.65%) IIS
8 3 (17.65%) SSL

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 9 (52.94%) OpenStack
2 6 (35.29%) Node.js
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) SSL
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Telnet
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (35.29%) Administrator
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
1 9 (52.94%) CSS
1 9 (52.94%) jQuery
2 8 (47.06%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) WCF
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) AIX
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) SOA
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) MVVM
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) WFM
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
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