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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 174 193 212
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 77 56 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.07% 0.81% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.83% 23.53% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 74 31 7
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -48.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,900 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
409 238 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.69% 3.45% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 362 138 85
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -1.11%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
South Yorkshire +18 37 £35,000 +17.05% 2
West Yorkshire +7 30 £52,500 +50.00% 6
North Yorkshire -3 7 £30,000 -4.76% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 93 (67.88%) .NET
2 91 (66.42%) C#
3 85 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (61.31%) Microsoft
5 83 (60.58%) ASP.NET
6 81 (59.12%) HTML
6 81 (59.12%) JavaScript
7 74 (54.01%) CSS
8 71 (51.82%) SQL Server
9 66 (48.18%) SQL
10 52 (37.96%) .NET Framework
11 48 (35.04%) SharePoint
12 46 (33.58%) Windows
13 44 (32.12%) Ajax
14 43 (31.39%) MVC
15 40 (29.20%) jQuery
16 38 (27.74%) Office 365
17 37 (27.01%) T-SQL
18 36 (26.28%) CRM
19 35 (25.55%) OO
20 34 (24.82%) WCF
21 33 (24.09%) Dynamics CRM
21 33 (24.09%) SQL Server 2008
21 33 (24.09%) IIS
21 33 (24.09%) BizTalk Server
22 31 (22.63%) Microsoft Certification
22 31 (22.63%) MS Excel
23 29 (21.17%) Java
23 29 (21.17%) ASP.NET MVC
23 29 (21.17%) SharePoint 2010

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 48 (35.04%) SharePoint
2 33 (24.09%) IIS
2 33 (24.09%) BizTalk Server
3 29 (21.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 28 (20.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (8.03%) OpenStack
6 7 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.11%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.46%) Apache
7 2 (1.46%) Node.js
7 2 (1.46%) Lync
8 1 (0.73%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.73%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.73%) Jetty
8 1 (0.73%) nginx
8 1 (0.73%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (22.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 33 (24.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (27.74%) Office 365
2 14 (10.22%) Amazon S3
3 8 (5.84%) SaaS
4 4 (2.92%) IaaS
5 3 (2.19%) PaaS
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) SAN
1 13 (9.49%) NAS
2 12 (8.76%) LAN
2 12 (8.76%) WAN
3 4 (2.92%) Internet
4 2 (1.46%) PBX
4 2 (1.46%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.46%) DNS
5 1 (0.73%) SSL
5 1 (0.73%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.73%) HTTP
5 1 (0.73%) Firewall
5 1 (0.73%) SSH
5 1 (0.73%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (51.82%) SQL Server
2 33 (24.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (12.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.46%) MySQL
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 20 (14.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.46%) JIRA
4 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.73%) MSTest
5 1 (0.73%) Moq
5 1 (0.73%) NUnit
5 1 (0.73%) Subversion
5 1 (0.73%) MorphX
General
1 17 (12.41%) Retail
2 6 (4.38%) Games
3 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.73%) Finance
4 1 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (62.77%) Developer
2 32 (23.36%) .NET Developer
3 28 (20.44%) SharePoint Developer
4 19 (13.87%) Architect
5 16 (11.68%) C# Developer
6 15 (10.95%) Software Developer
6 15 (10.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (10.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (9.49%) .NET Software Developer
9 12 (8.76%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (8.03%) Web Developer
10 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (6.57%) C# Software Developer
12 8 (5.84%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (5.11%) Technical Architect
14 6 (4.38%) Consultant
14 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Developer
15 5 (3.65%) Senior C# Developer
15 5 (3.65%) Junior .NET Developer
15 5 (3.65%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (67.88%) .NET
2 83 (60.58%) ASP.NET
3 81 (59.12%) HTML
4 74 (54.01%) CSS
5 52 (37.96%) .NET Framework
6 44 (32.12%) Ajax
7 40 (29.20%) jQuery
8 34 (24.82%) WCF
9 29 (21.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (20.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (16.06%) Web Services
12 18 (13.14%) AngularJS
13 17 (12.41%) KnockoutJS
14 16 (11.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (11.68%) HTML5
14 16 (11.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 14 (10.22%) RESTful
15 14 (10.22%) CSS3
16 8 (5.84%) NHibernate
17 5 (3.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.22%) NHS
3 6 (4.38%) Mathematics
3 6 (4.38%) Physics
3 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.38%) User Experience
4 5 (3.65%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.65%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.92%) Open Source
6 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.73%) Social Media
7 1 (0.73%) iPad
7 1 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.58%) Windows
2 14 (10.22%) Linux
3 11 (8.03%) UNIX
3 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.46%) CentOS
5 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.73%) Debian
6 1 (0.73%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.39%) MVC
3 36 (26.28%) CRM
4 35 (25.55%) OO
5 28 (20.44%) OOA/OOD
6 20 (14.60%) TDD
7 18 (13.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 16 (11.68%) E-Commerce
9 14 (10.22%) Content Management
9 14 (10.22%) Refactoring
10 12 (8.76%) Zachman Framework
10 12 (8.76%) TOGAF
10 12 (8.76%) Scrum
11 10 (7.30%) ITIL
11 10 (7.30%) Waterfall
12 9 (6.57%) Incident Management
13 8 (5.84%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (4.38%) Mentoring
15 5 (3.65%) User Stories
15 5 (3.65%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (66.42%) C#
2 81 (59.12%) JavaScript
3 66 (48.18%) SQL
4 37 (27.01%) T-SQL
5 29 (21.17%) Java
6 13 (9.49%) C
7 6 (4.38%) C++
8 5 (3.65%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.92%) Python
10 3 (2.19%) Ruby
11 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.73%) PHP
12 1 (0.73%) X++
12 1 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (22.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (20.44%) MCTS
2 28 (20.44%) MCP
2 28 (20.44%) MCAD
2 28 (20.44%) MCSD
3 15 (10.95%) VCP4
4 10 (7.30%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.38%) Degree
6 3 (2.19%) MCSE
7 2 (1.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) QA
1 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.03%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.19%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.73%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (7.30%) Nagios
2 9 (6.57%) OpenView
3 8 (5.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 8 (5.84%) SCCM
3 8 (5.84%) SCOM
3 8 (5.84%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.92%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.46%) Puppet
6 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.73%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.73%) logstash
6 1 (0.73%) Kibana
Vendors
1 84 (61.31%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.68%) VMware
3 15 (10.95%) Citrix
4 12 (8.76%) Cisco
5 10 (7.30%) HP
6 4 (2.92%) NetApp
6 4 (2.92%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.19%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle
9 1 (0.73%) EMC
9 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.73%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.73%) Akamai
9 1 (0.73%) F5
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