The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 182 172 164
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 23 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.47% 0.14% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.56% 10.87% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 20
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
90 46 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.83% 1.26% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 78 41 72
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Leeds -8 23 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 40 (51.28%) Windows
2 31 (39.74%) Linux
3 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 28 (35.90%) OpenStack
4 26 (33.33%) ITIL
5 25 (32.05%) E-Commerce
5 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
5 25 (32.05%) Incident Management
6 24 (30.77%) OpenView
6 24 (30.77%) HP
7 23 (29.49%) UNIX
8 20 (25.64%) Nagios
9 19 (24.36%) SQL
10 18 (23.08%) C#
10 18 (23.08%) .NET
10 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET
11 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
11 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (19.23%) MCSE
12 15 (19.23%) Clustering
13 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
14 13 (16.67%) Problem Management
15 12 (15.38%) TDD
15 12 (15.38%) CRM
15 12 (15.38%) HTML
15 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
15 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
15 12 (15.38%) Lync
15 12 (15.38%) Change Control
16 11 (14.10%) IIS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 28 (35.90%) OpenStack
2 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
3 12 (15.38%) Lync
4 11 (14.10%) IIS
5 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.13%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (5.13%) Apache
7 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Office 365
2 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) SAN
1 8 (10.26%) Firewall
1 8 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (10.26%) NetScaler
2 4 (5.13%) Unified Communications
2 4 (5.13%) PBX
3 3 (3.85%) HTTP
3 3 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.41%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.28%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (5.13%) MSTest
2 3 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (20.51%) Developer
3 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (8.97%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Operations Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Network Operations Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Network Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Sales Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.85%) IT Services Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Web Development Manager
9 3 (3.85%) IT Services Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Web Manager
9 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) .NET
1 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 12 (15.38%) HTML
3 11 (14.10%) CSS
4 10 (12.82%) jQuery
5 7 (8.97%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (7.69%) Web Services
7 4 (5.13%) SOAP
7 4 (5.13%) ADO.NET
7 4 (5.13%) RESTful
7 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.13%) HTML5
7 4 (5.13%) Middleware
7 4 (5.13%) WinForms
7 4 (5.13%) REST
7 4 (5.13%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (5.13%) JSON
7 4 (5.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Clustering
2 3 (3.85%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.28%) Windows
2 31 (39.74%) Linux
3 23 (29.49%) UNIX
4 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) CentOS
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) ITIL
2 25 (32.05%) E-Commerce
2 25 (32.05%) Incident Management
3 13 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 12 (15.38%) Change Control
4 12 (15.38%) CRM
4 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 12 (15.38%) TDD
5 10 (12.82%) MVC
5 10 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.41%) Network Management
6 5 (6.41%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.13%) Release Management
7 4 (5.13%) Security Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.13%) Kanban
7 4 (5.13%) Scrum
7 4 (5.13%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.36%) SQL
2 18 (23.08%) C#
3 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.26%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.13%) VB
6 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (19.23%) MCSE
3 8 (10.26%) MCSA
3 8 (10.26%) CCNA
3 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.97%) MCITP
5 3 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (30.77%) OpenView
2 20 (25.64%) Nagios
3 8 (10.26%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.28%) Opsview
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.77%) HP
3 8 (10.26%) Citrix
3 8 (10.26%) Juniper
3 8 (10.26%) Cisco
4 3 (3.85%) Dell
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