The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 126 214 437
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +223
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2469 1591 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.46% 1.52% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.60% 19.56% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2141 1285 537
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £76,150 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

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

Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
10461 8136 5938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.43% 7.75% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8818 6597 4821
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in the UK

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
England +89 2298 £50,000 -4.76% 407
London +47 894 £57,500 -4.16% 162
South East +66 522 £50,000 +5.26% 75
Berkshire +123 239 £55,000 - 21
Yorkshire +116 178 £45,000 +5.88% 20
East of England +59 176 £45,000 - 35
West Yorkshire +110 150 £45,000 -14.28% 13
North West +48 149 £45,000 - 32
City of London +56 144 £57,500 -8.00% 26
South West +45 120 £46,750 +16.87% 30
Leeds +85 115 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Manchester +69 110 £46,250 +5.71% 21
East Midlands +61 108 £42,500 +3.03% 8
West Midlands +10 102 £44,500 -15.23% 24
Hampshire +20 90 £42,500 -5.55% 17
Surrey +18 86 £43,500 -17.14% 19
Scotland +35 71 £43,500 +2.35% 10
Bristol +36 66 £55,000 +29.41% 14
Maidenhead - 64 £62,500 - 2
Oxfordshire -17 60 £47,500 - 11
Hertfordshire +38 58 £44,494 -1.12% 10
Cambridgeshire +21 48 £47,500 -29.62% 15
Birmingham -2 46 £40,000 -23.80% 11
Derbyshire +29 44 £47,500 +22.58% 2
Wales +30 43 £37,750 +11.02% 2
Bedfordshire +29 42 £44,000 -12.00% 6
Derby +24 40 £47,500 +26.66%
Southampton +7 40 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Glasgow +7 40 £38,000 -25.85% 5
Cambridge +23 38 £47,500 +11.76% 11

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 2416 (52.83%) Microsoft
2 1944 (42.51%) .NET
3 1809 (39.56%) C#
4 1743 (38.12%) Amazon AWS
5 1685 (36.85%) SQL Server
6 1656 (36.21%) Windows
7 1604 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
8 1353 (29.59%) SQL
9 1241 (27.14%) ASP.NET
10 1228 (26.85%) JavaScript
11 1171 (25.61%) MVC
12 914 (19.99%) MS Excel
13 897 (19.62%) HTML
14 890 (19.46%) CSS
15 870 (19.02%) VMware
16 811 (17.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 803 (17.56%) Active Directory
18 765 (16.73%) Web Services
19 745 (16.29%) Office 365
20 687 (15.02%) TDD
21 681 (14.89%) Windows Server
22 648 (14.17%) Linux
23 621 (13.58%) AngularJS
24 618 (13.51%) Scrum
25 601 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
26 571 (12.49%) jQuery
27 551 (12.05%) Finance
28 549 (12.01%) Hyper-V
29 540 (11.81%) PowerShell
30 517 (11.31%) .NET Framework

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 462 (10.10%) SharePoint
2 308 (6.74%) IIS
3 298 (6.52%) Node.js
4 254 (5.55%) MS Exchange
5 200 (4.37%) Skype for Business
6 190 (4.15%) OpenStack
7 157 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
8 134 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
9 109 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 107 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 103 (2.25%) CMS
12 100 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 86 (1.88%) Apache
14 73 (1.60%) Tomcat
15 66 (1.44%) nginx
16 61 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
16 61 (1.33%) Umbraco
17 49 (1.07%) JBoss
18 45 (0.98%) CloudStack
18 45 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 914 (19.99%) MS Excel
2 145 (3.17%) MS Office
3 34 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 34 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 27 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 24 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.20%) MS Project
7 4 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.044%) InDesign
8 2 (0.044%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.022%) GIMP
9 1 (0.022%) HipChat
9 1 (0.022%) Revit
9 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 173 (3.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
4 18 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.22%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.066%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.066%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.044%) Magento
7 2 (0.044%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.044%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.022%) assyst
8 1 (0.022%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.022%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.022%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.022%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1743 (38.12%) Amazon AWS
2 745 (16.29%) Office 365
3 322 (7.04%) SaaS
4 305 (6.67%) IaaS
5 236 (5.16%) PaaS
6 166 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
7 159 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 132 (2.89%) GitHub
9 116 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
10 67 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
11 64 (1.40%) Heroku
12 43 (0.94%) SoftLayer
13 41 (0.90%) Yammer
14 35 (0.77%) OpenShift
15 34 (0.74%) Amazon S3
15 34 (0.74%) Google App Engine
16 20 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
17 19 (0.42%) Bluemix
18 17 (0.37%) Google Apps
19 16 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 460 (10.06%) Firewall
2 332 (7.26%) DNS
3 266 (5.82%) SAN
4 257 (5.62%) TCP/IP
5 229 (5.01%) LAN
6 225 (4.92%) WAN
7 171 (3.74%) VPN
8 170 (3.72%) DHCP
9 169 (3.70%) Internet
10 131 (2.86%) HTTP
11 119 (2.60%) Network Security
12 105 (2.30%) SSL
13 74 (1.62%) Skype
14 68 (1.49%) NAS
15 67 (1.47%) VLAN
16 42 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
17 41 (0.90%) IPsec
18 40 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
18 40 (0.87%) VoIP
19 37 (0.81%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1685 (36.85%) SQL Server
2 390 (8.53%) NoSQL
3 341 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 316 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 274 (5.99%) MongoDB
6 267 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 250 (5.47%) Big Data
8 211 (4.61%) MySQL
9 188 (4.11%) Hadoop
10 171 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 157 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 139 (3.04%) Azure SQL Database
13 136 (2.97%) Relational Database
14 134 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
15 130 (2.84%) Redis
16 120 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
17 119 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
18 114 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
19 87 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
20 83 (1.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 379 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 344 (7.52%) Git (software)
3 301 (6.58%) Visual Studio
4 191 (4.18%) NUnit
5 165 (3.61%) Jenkins
6 140 (3.06%) TeamCity
7 136 (2.97%) JIRA
8 125 (2.73%) SpecFlow
9 114 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
10 103 (2.25%) Subversion
11 65 (1.42%) Moq
12 54 (1.18%) Selenium
13 44 (0.96%) Cucumber
14 43 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 41 (0.90%) Jasmine
16 33 (0.72%) JUnit
16 33 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 30 (0.66%) MSBuild
18 29 (0.63%) CruiseControl
19 25 (0.55%) Bitbucket
General
1 551 (12.05%) Finance
2 194 (4.24%) Marketing
3 185 (4.05%) Retail
4 134 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 106 (2.32%) Banking
6 101 (2.21%) Publishing
7 99 (2.16%) Games
8 69 (1.51%) Legal
9 58 (1.27%) Advertising
10 51 (1.12%) Back Office
11 42 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 34 (0.74%) Electronics
13 30 (0.66%) Law
14 15 (0.33%) Front Office
15 13 (0.28%) Billing
16 11 (0.24%) Investment Banking
17 9 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.17%) Automotive
18 8 (0.17%) Local Government
19 6 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1724 (37.70%) Developer
2 956 (20.91%) .NET Developer
3 785 (17.17%) C# Developer
4 610 (13.34%) Architect
5 587 (12.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 480 (10.50%) Senior Developer
7 393 (8.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 367 (8.03%) Consultant
9 299 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 290 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 275 (6.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 263 (5.75%) Senior .NET Developer
13 258 (5.64%) SQL Developer
14 233 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
15 181 (3.96%) Azure Developer
15 181 (3.96%) Senior C# Developer
16 179 (3.91%) Software Engineer
17 161 (3.52%) JavaScript Developer
17 161 (3.52%) Web Developer
18 159 (3.48%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1944 (42.51%) .NET
2 1241 (27.14%) ASP.NET
3 897 (19.62%) HTML
4 890 (19.46%) CSS
5 811 (17.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 765 (16.73%) Web Services
7 621 (13.58%) AngularJS
8 571 (12.49%) jQuery
9 517 (11.31%) .NET Framework
10 513 (11.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 511 (11.17%) HTML5
12 423 (9.25%) WCF
13 330 (7.22%) CSS3
14 314 (6.87%) Entity Framework
15 311 (6.80%) REST
16 245 (5.36%) WPF
17 235 (5.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 228 (4.99%) XML
19 203 (4.44%) JSON
20 191 (4.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 321 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 253 (5.53%) Data Centre
3 211 (4.61%) User Experience
4 209 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 190 (4.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 155 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 154 (3.37%) Public Cloud
8 149 (3.26%) Private Cloud
9 145 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
10 126 (2.76%) Visualisation
11 112 (2.45%) Clustering
11 112 (2.45%) Fintech
12 106 (2.32%) Replication
13 56 (1.22%) Management Information System
14 53 (1.16%) BYOD
15 49 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
15 49 (1.07%) N-Tier
16 48 (1.05%) Blog
17 43 (0.94%) Blackberry
18 42 (0.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1656 (36.21%) Windows
2 681 (14.89%) Windows Server
3 648 (14.17%) Linux
4 406 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 319 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 296 (6.47%) Android
7 266 (5.82%) Apple iOS
8 184 (4.02%) Unix
9 157 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 140 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 108 (2.36%) Windows 10
12 93 (2.03%) Windows 7
13 76 (1.66%) Windows 8
14 58 (1.27%) Mac OS X
15 53 (1.16%) CentOS
16 51 (1.12%) Ubuntu
17 39 (0.85%) Windows XP
18 27 (0.59%) Windows Phone
19 15 (0.33%) Debian
20 14 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1604 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1171 (25.61%) MVC
3 687 (15.02%) TDD
4 618 (13.51%) Scrum
5 501 (10.96%) Software Engineering
6 461 (10.08%) DevOps
7 439 (9.60%) ITIL
8 425 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
9 360 (7.87%) OO
10 324 (7.09%) E-Commerce
11 308 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
12 279 (6.10%) CRM
13 278 (6.08%) Mentoring
14 275 (6.01%) Presales
15 258 (5.64%) SOA
16 243 (5.31%) Migration
17 238 (5.20%) BDD
18 228 (4.99%) High Availability
19 223 (4.88%) Project Management
20 218 (4.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1809 (39.56%) C#
2 1353 (29.59%) SQL
3 1228 (26.85%) JavaScript
4 540 (11.81%) PowerShell
5 410 (8.97%) Java
6 303 (6.63%) T-SQL
7 243 (5.31%) Python
8 207 (4.53%) Ruby
9 175 (3.83%) Bash Shell
10 130 (2.84%) VB.NET
11 127 (2.78%) PHP
12 115 (2.51%) C++
13 114 (2.49%) Perl
14 82 (1.79%) Objective-C
15 74 (1.62%) C
16 59 (1.29%) TypeScript
17 54 (1.18%) R
18 52 (1.14%) VB
19 48 (1.05%) VBA
20 44 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 408 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 393 (8.59%) Degree
3 264 (5.77%) MCSE
4 141 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 125 (2.73%) MCSA
6 100 (2.19%) Security Cleared
7 91 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 89 (1.95%) CCNA
9 76 (1.66%) SC Cleared
10 71 (1.55%) CCNP
11 68 (1.49%) MCITP
12 57 (1.25%) MCP
13 47 (1.03%) ISEB
14 42 (0.92%) MCSD
15 33 (0.72%) CCIE
16 31 (0.68%) PhD
17 29 (0.63%) CISSP
18 24 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
19 23 (0.50%) CISM
19 23 (0.50%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (3.50%) QA
2 127 (2.78%) SLA
3 62 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 57 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 22 (0.48%) COBIT
7 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.087%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.044%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.044%) TickIT
10 1 (0.022%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.022%) FISMA
10 1 (0.022%) GCP
System Software
1 803 (17.56%) Active Directory
2 601 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 549 (12.01%) Hyper-V
4 206 (4.50%) Docker
5 178 (3.89%) vSphere
6 133 (2.91%) vCloud
7 71 (1.55%) XenApp
8 42 (0.92%) Terminal Services
9 36 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 34 (0.74%) BitLocker
11 25 (0.55%) Xen
12 22 (0.48%) VMware ESX
13 20 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
14 16 (0.35%) NFS
14 16 (0.35%) XenDesktop
15 10 (0.22%) VirtualBox
15 10 (0.22%) XenServer
16 9 (0.20%) DFS Replication
16 9 (0.20%) Samba
17 8 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 319 (6.98%) Puppet
2 260 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
3 231 (5.05%) SCCM
4 156 (3.41%) SCOM
5 140 (3.06%) Ansible
6 99 (2.16%) Nagios
7 91 (1.99%) Windows Intune
8 72 (1.57%) Salt
9 65 (1.42%) SCVMM
10 62 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 52 (1.14%) WMI
12 44 (0.96%) FortiGate
13 36 (0.79%) SCSM
14 35 (0.77%) Cacti
15 33 (0.72%) Kibana
15 33 (0.72%) logstash
15 33 (0.72%) Opsview
16 31 (0.68%) Grafana
17 28 (0.61%) Graphite
18 24 (0.52%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 2416 (52.83%) Microsoft
2 870 (19.02%) VMware
3 375 (8.20%) Cisco
4 355 (7.76%) Oracle
5 269 (5.88%) Google
6 264 (5.77%) HP
7 183 (4.00%) Citrix
8 175 (3.83%) Red Hat
9 132 (2.89%) NetApp
10 131 (2.86%) Dell
11 127 (2.78%) Apple
12 98 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
13 91 (1.99%) SAP
14 83 (1.82%) Xamarin
15 81 (1.77%) Rackspace
16 75 (1.64%) Sitecore
17 67 (1.47%) F5
18 64 (1.40%) EMC
19 61 (1.33%) IBM
20 44 (0.96%) Juniper
Bagshot, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £80000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Amazing benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k - 45k + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £600 - £80000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
The Digital Recruitment Firm
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum bonus + pension + shares
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + MS Certs + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £270000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum +bonus (10%),health,pension,Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus(10%), shares,Pension,health
Posted: Yesterday