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 31 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 West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 172 165 160
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 35 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.72% 0.084% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.53% 6.67% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 31 3 16
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -5.26%
Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
111 45 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.27% 1.26% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 98 40 64
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% -2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £60,000
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 31 July 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 31 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
Leeds -3 34 £45,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (53.01%) Windows
2 33 (39.76%) Microsoft
3 31 (37.35%) Linux
4 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
5 26 (31.33%) ITIL
5 26 (31.33%) OpenStack
6 23 (27.71%) E-Commerce
6 23 (27.71%) Incident Management
7 22 (26.51%) OpenView
7 22 (26.51%) HP
8 21 (25.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (25.30%) UNIX
8 21 (25.30%) SQL
9 20 (24.10%) C#
9 20 (24.10%) .NET
9 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
9 20 (24.10%) MCSE
10 19 (22.89%) SharePoint
11 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET
11 18 (21.69%) Nagios
12 17 (20.48%) Clustering
13 16 (19.28%) Service Delivery
13 16 (19.28%) Lync
14 15 (18.07%) Problem Management
15 14 (16.87%) CRM
15 14 (16.87%) Change Control
16 13 (15.66%) Office 365
16 13 (15.66%) IIS
17 12 (14.46%) HTML
17 12 (14.46%) JavaScript

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (31.33%) OpenStack
2 19 (22.89%) SharePoint
3 16 (19.28%) Lync
4 13 (15.66%) IIS
5 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (9.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.82%) Apache
8 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.61%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.66%) Office 365
2 5 (6.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) Firewall
2 10 (12.05%) SAN
2 10 (12.05%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (12.05%) NetScaler
3 6 (7.23%) Unified Communications
4 4 (4.82%) PBX
5 3 (3.61%) Internet
5 3 (3.61%) HTTP
6 2 (2.41%) SMTP
6 2 (2.41%) DHCP
6 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.41%) VPN
6 2 (2.41%) DNS
6 2 (2.41%) SSL
6 2 (2.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.02%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.61%) MySQL
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.20%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.82%) MSTest
2 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (2.41%) Back Office
2 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (24.10%) Systems Engineer
2 18 (21.69%) Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Operations Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Network Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Network Operations Manager
7 5 (6.02%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Services Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Service Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.02%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.02%) IT Services Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.10%) .NET
2 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.46%) HTML
4 11 (13.25%) CSS
5 10 (12.05%) jQuery
6 8 (9.64%) Web Services
7 7 (8.43%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 6 (7.23%) .NET Framework
8 6 (7.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (4.82%) JSON
9 4 (4.82%) WCF
9 4 (4.82%) WinForms
9 4 (4.82%) SOAP
9 4 (4.82%) ADO.NET
9 4 (4.82%) Middleware
9 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (4.82%) RESTful
9 4 (4.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Clustering
2 5 (6.02%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.41%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.41%) iPad
3 2 (2.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 44 (53.01%) Windows
2 31 (37.35%) Linux
3 21 (25.30%) UNIX
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.02%) CentOS
5 5 (6.02%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.41%) Android
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) ITIL
2 23 (27.71%) E-Commerce
2 23 (27.71%) Incident Management
3 16 (19.28%) Service Delivery
4 15 (18.07%) Problem Management
5 14 (16.87%) CRM
5 14 (16.87%) Change Control
6 12 (14.46%) TDD
7 10 (12.05%) MVC
7 10 (12.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (8.43%) Load Balancing
9 5 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (6.02%) Network Management
9 5 (6.02%) Business Continuity
9 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.82%) Scrum
10 4 (4.82%) Security Testing
10 4 (4.82%) Release Management
10 4 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) SQL
2 20 (24.10%) C#
3 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.64%) VB.NET
4 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.02%) VBScript
6 4 (4.82%) VB
7 2 (2.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (24.10%) MCSE
3 10 (12.05%) MCSA
3 10 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.05%) CCNA
3 10 (12.05%) MCITP
4 4 (4.82%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (26.51%) OpenView
2 18 (21.69%) Nagios
3 10 (12.05%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.20%) Opsview
Vendors
1 33 (39.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.51%) HP
3 10 (12.05%) Citrix
3 10 (12.05%) Cisco
3 10 (12.05%) Juniper
4 5 (6.02%) Dell