The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 221 199 209
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 49 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.65% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.26% 21.71% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 42 16 16
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
England

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

Cloud Services Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
321 129 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.26% 2.30% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 285 69 102
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
West Yorkshire -21 25 £46,500 +3.33% 1
South Yorkshire -10 18 £30,000 -45.45% 4
North Yorkshire -24 5 £50,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 57 (47.11%) Windows
2 52 (42.98%) Microsoft
3 51 (42.15%) C#
3 51 (42.15%) .NET
4 41 (33.88%) JavaScript
5 38 (31.40%) SQL Server
5 38 (31.40%) ASP.NET
6 34 (28.10%) Linux
7 33 (27.27%) CSS
7 33 (27.27%) HTML
7 33 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (25.62%) MVC
9 29 (23.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (23.14%) E-Commerce
10 28 (23.14%) UNIX
10 28 (23.14%) ITIL
10 28 (23.14%) OpenStack
11 27 (22.31%) Incident Management
11 27 (22.31%) MS Excel
11 27 (22.31%) OpenView
11 27 (22.31%) HP
12 26 (21.49%) .NET Framework
13 25 (20.66%) SQL
14 24 (19.83%) Nagios
14 24 (19.83%) jQuery
15 22 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (18.18%) VMware
16 21 (17.36%) SharePoint
17 20 (16.53%) Citrix
17 20 (16.53%) SAN

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (23.14%) OpenStack
2 21 (17.36%) SharePoint
3 19 (15.70%) Lync
4 15 (12.40%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (12.40%) IIS
5 9 (7.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (7.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (5.79%) Node.js
7 4 (3.31%) Apache
8 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.83%) Confluence
9 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (22.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (10.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.05%) Office 365
2 3 (2.48%) PaaS
3 2 (1.65%) IaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.53%) SAN
2 16 (13.22%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.26%) Internet
4 7 (5.79%) NAS
5 6 (4.96%) Firewall
5 6 (4.96%) LAN
5 6 (4.96%) PBX
5 6 (4.96%) WAN
6 5 (4.13%) HTTP
6 5 (4.13%) NetScaler
6 5 (4.13%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (3.31%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.83%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.83%) Network Security
8 1 (0.83%) DNS
8 1 (0.83%) SSL
8 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.48%) MySQL
5 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.44%) MSTest
3 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.31%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.48%) Subversion
6 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.83%) JIRA
7 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.83%) NUnit
7 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.83%) NSubstitute
General
1 5 (4.13%) Retail
2 2 (1.65%) Marketing
2 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (29.75%) Developer
2 26 (21.49%) Systems Engineer
3 19 (15.70%) .NET Developer
4 12 (9.92%) Architect
5 9 (7.44%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (6.61%) Development Manager
6 8 (6.61%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Windows Support Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Sales Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 5 (4.13%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Head of Development
10 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (42.15%) .NET
2 38 (31.40%) ASP.NET
3 33 (27.27%) CSS
3 33 (27.27%) HTML
4 26 (21.49%) .NET Framework
5 24 (19.83%) jQuery
6 19 (15.70%) WCF
7 18 (14.88%) Web Services
8 16 (13.22%) Ajax
9 15 (12.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (11.57%) HTML5
10 14 (11.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
11 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (9.09%) WinForms
12 10 (8.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (6.61%) RESTful
14 6 (4.96%) Spring.NET
15 5 (4.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.79%) Client/Server
2 6 (4.96%) Digital Media
2 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.13%) Clustering
4 4 (3.31%) NHS
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.31%) Open Source
5 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.83%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 57 (47.11%) Windows
2 34 (28.10%) Linux
3 28 (23.14%) UNIX
4 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.65%) CentOS
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Fedora
7 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.62%) MVC
3 28 (23.14%) ITIL
3 28 (23.14%) E-Commerce
4 27 (22.31%) Incident Management
5 18 (14.88%) CRM
6 16 (13.22%) OO
7 14 (11.57%) TDD
8 13 (10.74%) Scrum
9 12 (9.92%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (9.92%) Load Balancing
10 11 (9.09%) Kanban
10 11 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.44%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (6.61%) Change Management
12 8 (6.61%) Change Control
13 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Management
14 6 (4.96%) Identity Management
14 6 (4.96%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 51 (42.15%) C#
2 41 (33.88%) JavaScript
3 25 (20.66%) SQL
4 16 (13.22%) VB.NET
5 11 (9.09%) VB
6 9 (7.44%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.44%) Java
7 3 (2.48%) F#
8 2 (1.65%) PHP
8 2 (1.65%) C
9 1 (0.83%) Scala
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (23.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (16.53%) MCSE
3 17 (14.05%) MCP
4 9 (7.44%) MCAD
4 9 (7.44%) MCSD
4 9 (7.44%) MCTS
5 6 (4.96%) MCITP
6 5 (4.13%) MCSA
6 5 (4.13%) CCNA
6 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.31%) Degree
8 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (12.40%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.44%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.79%) vSphere
5 5 (4.13%) XenServer
6 1 (0.83%) NFS
Systems Management
1 27 (22.31%) OpenView
2 24 (19.83%) Nagios
3 9 (7.44%) SCOM
4 8 (6.61%) SCCM
5 5 (4.13%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.83%) Puppet
6 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.83%) logstash
6 1 (0.83%) Kibana
6 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 52 (42.98%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.31%) HP
3 22 (18.18%) VMware
4 20 (16.53%) Citrix
5 11 (9.09%) Cisco
6 8 (6.61%) Riverbed
7 5 (4.13%) Juniper
8 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.65%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.83%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.83%) F5
9 1 (0.83%) NetApp
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