The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 84 198 345
Rank change year-on-year
+114 +147
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3070 1864 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.16% 1.68% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.06% 19.64% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2524 1448 806
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
11347 9490 8037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.69% 8.56% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9651 7698 6536
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +112 2785 £52,500 +10.52% 386
London +75 1192 £60,000 +4.34% 166
South East +125 534 £50,000 +6.38% 71
West Midlands +60 206 £50,000 +14.28% 27
North West +90 187 £45,000 +5.88% 30
South West +93 177 £40,000 - 27
City of London +97 172 £62,500 +8.69% 32
Yorkshire +53 166 £46,250 +2.77% 23
East of England +33 154 £52,500 +16.66% 20
West Yorkshire +85 147 £49,250 +9.44% 18
Surrey +59 138 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Berkshire +96 137 £57,500 +17.94% 18
Manchester +52 124 £45,000 +5.88% 21
East Midlands +37 115 £40,000 +16.78% 13
Birmingham +66 112 £50,000 +14.28% 10
Scotland +64 103 £45,000 +28.57% 20
Leeds +56 93 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Oxfordshire +42 77 £45,000 - 11
Wales +43 72 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Hampshire +40 70 £42,500 - 9
Cambridgeshire +51 64 £45,000 - 7
Glasgow +33 63 £45,000 -1.09% 9
South Wales +56 59 £42,500 +84.78% 3
Bristol +30 45 £50,000 +31.57% 7
Reading +38 44 £60,000 +29.72% 9
Somerset +34 41 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Cambridge +36 39 £50,000 +29.03% 7
Bedfordshire -1 38 £57,500 +21.05% 4
Edinburgh +35 36 £47,750 +0.52% 10
Coventry +16 36 £50,000 - 3

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 3060 (51.88%) Microsoft
2 2354 (39.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2257 (38.27%) .NET
4 2072 (35.13%) C#
5 1959 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
6 1958 (33.20%) Windows
7 1856 (31.47%) SQL Server
8 1545 (26.20%) SQL
9 1386 (23.50%) MVC
10 1377 (23.35%) JavaScript
11 1341 (22.74%) ASP.NET
12 1208 (20.48%) Active Directory
13 1198 (20.31%) VMware
14 1161 (19.68%) Office 365
15 1020 (17.29%) MS Excel
16 988 (16.75%) HTML
17 904 (15.33%) Windows Server
18 899 (15.24%) Linux
19 890 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
20 874 (14.82%) DevOps
21 868 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
22 866 (14.68%) Web Services
23 862 (14.62%) CSS
24 834 (14.14%) TDD
25 816 (13.84%) AngularJS
26 779 (13.21%) Hyper-V
27 762 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
28 721 (12.22%) PowerShell
29 709 (12.02%) Scrum
30 699 (11.85%) Finance

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 618 (10.48%) SharePoint
2 360 (6.10%) MS Exchange
3 351 (5.95%) IIS
4 278 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
5 237 (4.02%) Skype for Business
6 186 (3.15%) OpenStack
7 172 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 170 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 140 (2.37%) CMS
10 120 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 116 (1.97%) Apache
12 100 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
13 82 (1.39%) Apache Spark
13 82 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
13 82 (1.39%) Umbraco
14 81 (1.37%) Confluence
14 81 (1.37%) Tomcat
15 76 (1.29%) nginx
16 66 (1.12%) JBoss
17 64 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1020 (17.29%) MS Excel
2 201 (3.41%) MS Office
3 30 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.36%) HipChat
6 19 (0.32%) MS Project
7 16 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.051%) GIMP
11 2 (0.034%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.017%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 177 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
4 16 (0.27%) SAP GRC
5 11 (0.19%) Magento
6 10 (0.17%) Eloqua
7 9 (0.15%) Markit EDM
7 9 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 8 (0.14%) Shopify
9 6 (0.10%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 6 (0.10%) Unica
10 5 (0.085%) thinkFolio
11 3 (0.051%) assyst
12 2 (0.034%) CODA-Financials
12 2 (0.034%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.034%) FastStats
12 2 (0.034%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.034%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2354 (39.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1161 (19.68%) Office 365
3 504 (8.55%) PaaS
4 495 (8.39%) IaaS
5 407 (6.90%) SaaS
6 323 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
7 235 (3.98%) Azure Active Directory
8 188 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
9 161 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
10 154 (2.61%) GitHub
11 89 (1.51%) Amazon S3
12 67 (1.14%) OpenShift
13 59 (1.00%) Heroku
13 59 (1.00%) Yammer
14 52 (0.88%) OneDrive
15 44 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 31 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
17 26 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
18 24 (0.41%) SoftLayer
19 20 (0.34%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 507 (8.60%) Firewall
2 424 (7.19%) DNS
3 296 (5.02%) SAN
4 267 (4.53%) LAN
5 263 (4.46%) WAN
6 254 (4.31%) TCP/IP
7 243 (4.12%) DHCP
8 222 (3.76%) VPN
9 152 (2.58%) Internet
10 138 (2.34%) HTTP
11 129 (2.19%) VoIP
12 123 (2.09%) Skype
13 97 (1.64%) NAS
14 87 (1.48%) Network Security
15 71 (1.20%) SSL
16 61 (1.03%) VLAN
17 47 (0.80%) Wireless
18 45 (0.76%) MPLS
19 40 (0.68%) HTTPS
20 38 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1856 (31.47%) SQL Server
2 475 (8.05%) NoSQL
3 392 (6.65%) MongoDB
4 305 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 300 (5.09%) MySQL
6 282 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 267 (4.53%) Hadoop
8 259 (4.39%) Big Data
9 203 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 200 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 200 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
11 188 (3.19%) Azure SQL Database
12 183 (3.10%) Relational Database
13 182 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
14 162 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
15 154 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
16 147 (2.49%) Redis
17 132 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
18 122 (2.07%) Power BI
19 97 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 528 (8.95%) Git (software)
2 338 (5.73%) Visual Studio
3 324 (5.49%) Jenkins
4 319 (5.41%) TeamCity
5 305 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 210 (3.56%) JIRA
7 166 (2.81%) NUnit
8 164 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
9 153 (2.59%) Subversion
10 110 (1.87%) Selenium
11 104 (1.76%) SpecFlow
12 101 (1.71%) Vagrant
13 99 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 73 (1.24%) Jasmine
15 56 (0.95%) Bitbucket
16 44 (0.75%) Cucumber
17 41 (0.70%) JUnit
17 41 (0.70%) Moq
18 35 (0.59%) Maven
19 34 (0.58%) MSTest
General
1 699 (11.85%) Finance
2 229 (3.88%) Retail
3 228 (3.87%) Marketing
4 191 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 135 (2.29%) Publishing
6 125 (2.12%) Banking
7 118 (2.00%) Games
8 97 (1.64%) Law
9 87 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 85 (1.44%) Advertising
11 73 (1.24%) Legal
12 43 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 37 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 36 (0.61%) Electronics
15 33 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 30 (0.51%) Back Office
17 20 (0.34%) Automotive
17 20 (0.34%) French Language
18 18 (0.31%) German Language
18 18 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2019 (34.23%) Developer
2 1064 (18.04%) .NET Developer
3 928 (15.73%) C# Developer
4 831 (14.09%) Architect
5 661 (11.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 582 (9.87%) Consultant
7 482 (8.17%) Senior Developer
8 428 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 375 (6.36%) ASP.NET Developer
10 323 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
11 314 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
12 313 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 306 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
14 291 (4.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 241 (4.09%) Cloud Architect
16 235 (3.98%) Senior .NET Developer
17 225 (3.81%) Software Developer
18 213 (3.61%) Administrator
19 207 (3.51%) Azure Engineer
20 201 (3.41%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2257 (38.27%) .NET
2 1341 (22.74%) ASP.NET
3 988 (16.75%) HTML
4 890 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 866 (14.68%) Web Services
6 862 (14.62%) CSS
7 816 (13.84%) AngularJS
8 762 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 557 (9.44%) jQuery
10 507 (8.60%) .NET Framework
11 468 (7.93%) HTML5
12 407 (6.90%) WCF
13 348 (5.90%) Node.js
13 348 (5.90%) REST
14 296 (5.02%) Entity Framework
15 291 (4.93%) WPF
16 264 (4.48%) CSS3
17 258 (4.37%) XML
18 232 (3.93%) KnockoutJS
19 220 (3.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 440 (7.46%) Data Centre
2 307 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 302 (5.12%) Computer Science
4 252 (4.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 230 (3.90%) Public Cloud
6 218 (3.70%) Visualisation
7 204 (3.46%) Private Cloud
8 193 (3.27%) User Experience
9 167 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
10 162 (2.75%) Mobile App
11 89 (1.51%) Fintech
12 87 (1.48%) Clustering
13 86 (1.46%) Replication
14 73 (1.24%) Management Information System
15 67 (1.14%) Algorithms
16 62 (1.05%) Mathematics
17 61 (1.03%) Virtual Team
18 53 (0.90%) CMDB
19 51 (0.86%) Blackberry
20 49 (0.83%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1958 (33.20%) Windows
2 904 (15.33%) Windows Server
3 899 (15.24%) Linux
4 435 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 347 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 260 (4.41%) Unix
7 169 (2.87%) Android
8 167 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 163 (2.76%) Windows 10
10 155 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 149 (2.53%) Apple iOS
12 122 (2.07%) Windows 7
13 88 (1.49%) Ubuntu
14 79 (1.34%) CentOS
15 77 (1.31%) Mac OS X
16 73 (1.24%) Windows 8
17 33 (0.56%) Mesosphere
18 28 (0.47%) Solaris
19 24 (0.41%) Debian
19 24 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1959 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1386 (23.50%) MVC
3 874 (14.82%) DevOps
4 834 (14.14%) TDD
5 709 (12.02%) Scrum
6 660 (11.19%) Software Engineering
7 620 (10.51%) ITIL
8 608 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
9 467 (7.92%) Presales
10 453 (7.68%) Web Development
11 385 (6.53%) OO
12 371 (6.29%) Migration
13 359 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
14 355 (6.02%) E-Commerce
15 347 (5.88%) Analytics
16 307 (5.21%) BDD
17 306 (5.19%) Project Management
18 302 (5.12%) CRM
18 302 (5.12%) Mentoring
19 301 (5.10%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2072 (35.13%) C#
2 1545 (26.20%) SQL
3 1377 (23.35%) JavaScript
4 721 (12.22%) PowerShell
5 645 (10.94%) Java
6 419 (7.10%) Python
7 291 (4.93%) Ruby
8 266 (4.51%) T-SQL
9 175 (2.97%) C++
10 167 (2.83%) Perl
11 162 (2.75%) Bash Shell
12 160 (2.71%) PHP
13 127 (2.15%) VB.NET
14 114 (1.93%) C
15 96 (1.63%) TypeScript
16 79 (1.34%) Objective-C
17 76 (1.29%) F#
18 73 (1.24%) R
19 70 (1.19%) Scala
19 70 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 565 (9.58%) Degree
2 476 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 299 (5.07%) MCSE
4 194 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 147 (2.49%) SC Cleared
6 119 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
7 109 (1.85%) MCSA
8 103 (1.75%) MCITP
9 102 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 87 (1.48%) ISEB
11 74 (1.25%) CCNA
12 67 (1.14%) PMI Certification
13 64 (1.09%) MCP
14 60 (1.02%) PMP
15 55 (0.93%) CCNP
16 43 (0.73%) CISSP
17 36 (0.61%) MCSD
18 34 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
19 29 (0.49%) MCTS
19 29 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (3.22%) QA
2 155 (2.63%) SLA
3 87 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.32%) COBIT
7 5 (0.085%) GCP
8 4 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.034%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.034%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.034%) TickIT
10 1 (0.017%) COSO
10 1 (0.017%) DICOM
10 1 (0.017%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.017%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1208 (20.48%) Active Directory
2 868 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 779 (13.21%) Hyper-V
4 352 (5.97%) Docker
5 207 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
6 162 (2.75%) vSphere
7 115 (1.95%) vCloud
8 95 (1.61%) XenApp
9 63 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
10 55 (0.93%) KVM
11 50 (0.85%) XenDesktop
12 38 (0.64%) VirtualBox
13 33 (0.56%) XenServer
14 32 (0.54%) BitLocker
15 31 (0.53%) Terminal Services
16 29 (0.49%) Xen
17 28 (0.47%) VMware ESX
18 23 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
18 23 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
19 22 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 507 (8.60%) Puppet
2 452 (7.66%) Opscode Chef
3 412 (6.99%) SCCM
4 274 (4.65%) Ansible
5 223 (3.78%) SCOM
6 149 (2.53%) SCVMM
7 97 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
8 91 (1.54%) Kibana
9 87 (1.48%) Salt
10 85 (1.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 80 (1.36%) Nagios
12 64 (1.09%) Mesos
13 62 (1.05%) Grafana
14 55 (0.93%) Kubernetes
15 47 (0.80%) logstash
16 46 (0.78%) Graphite
17 44 (0.75%) Packer
17 44 (0.75%) SCDPM
18 38 (0.64%) Terraform
18 38 (0.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3060 (51.88%) Microsoft
2 1198 (20.31%) VMware
3 537 (9.10%) Cisco
4 385 (6.53%) Oracle
5 352 (5.97%) Citrix
6 342 (5.80%) Google
7 294 (4.98%) HP
8 225 (3.81%) NetApp
9 210 (3.56%) Red Hat
10 162 (2.75%) IBM
11 141 (2.39%) EMC
12 139 (2.36%) Dell
13 116 (1.97%) Sitecore
14 115 (1.95%) Apple
15 105 (1.78%) Splunk
16 95 (1.61%) Juniper
17 93 (1.58%) F5
18 87 (1.48%) CheckPoint
18 87 (1.48%) SAP
19 85 (1.44%) Rackspace
Tonbridge, Kent
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus) +
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + 15% Bonus + fantastic benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Penson
Posted: 3 days ago
Uckfield, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension,Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits, funded certs
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago