The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 24 April 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 West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 161 176 162
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 43 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.85% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.22% 19.05% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 39 8 7
Average salary £40,500 £62,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.20% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £62,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £62,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
158 42 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.13% 1.08% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 140 42 77
Average salary £30,500 £52,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.90% +43.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,309 £47,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds -13 24 £40,250 -35.60% 1
Huddersfield - 14 £50,000 -
Wetherby - 5 £32,500 - 1
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
3 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
4 16 (34.04%) SharePoint
5 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (31.91%) Problem Management
6 14 (29.79%) SQL
7 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
7 13 (27.66%) MCSE
7 13 (27.66%) Service Delivery
7 13 (27.66%) Clustering
8 12 (25.53%) Office 365
8 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (23.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (23.40%) .NET
9 11 (23.40%) ITIL
10 10 (21.28%) C#
10 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
10 10 (21.28%) Firewall
10 10 (21.28%) Lync
10 10 (21.28%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (19.15%) MCITP
11 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
11 9 (19.15%) Linux
12 8 (17.02%) OpenStack
13 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 16 (34.04%) SharePoint
2 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (23.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (21.28%) Lync
5 8 (17.02%) OpenStack
6 7 (14.89%) IIS
7 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
8 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (2.13%) Apache
10 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Office 365
2 6 (12.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) NetScaler
3 5 (10.64%) SAN
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (8.51%) SSL
4 4 (8.51%) MPLS
4 4 (8.51%) SMTP
4 4 (8.51%) DHCP
4 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.51%) VPN
4 4 (8.51%) DNS
4 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) EDRMS
5 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.26%) Back Office
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 5 (10.64%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) IT Services Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (10.64%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Services Delivery Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Network Operations Manager
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Operations Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 4 (8.51%) Web Services
5 3 (6.38%) HTML
6 2 (4.26%) Ajax
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.26%) jQuery
6 2 (4.26%) CSS
6 2 (4.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.13%) XML
7 1 (2.13%) XSLT
7 1 (2.13%) XHTML
7 1 (2.13%) Middleware
7 1 (2.13%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Clustering
2 5 (10.64%) EqualLogic
2 5 (10.64%) iPad
2 5 (10.64%) iPhone
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (19.15%) Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
4 5 (10.64%) Ubuntu
4 5 (10.64%) CentOS
5 4 (8.51%) Android
5 4 (8.51%) UNIX
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Phone
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Problem Management
2 13 (27.66%) Service Delivery
3 11 (23.40%) ITIL
4 10 (21.28%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
5 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (12.77%) TDD
6 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
6 6 (12.77%) Change Control
7 5 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (10.64%) CRM
7 5 (10.64%) Business Continuity
8 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.38%) MVC
10 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (4.26%) Information Management
10 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) C#
2 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.64%) VBScript
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (27.66%) MCSE
3 9 (19.15%) MCITP
4 6 (12.77%) MCSA
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.64%) CCNA
6 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.51%) Degree
6 4 (8.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) XenServer
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) ZABBIX
1 5 (10.64%) Nagios
1 5 (10.64%) OpenView
2 1 (2.13%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) HP
3 6 (12.77%) Dell
3 6 (12.77%) Citrix
4 5 (10.64%) Juniper
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.13%) Avaya
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) WatchGuard
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago