The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
London / Croydon
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 33 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 5.65% 4.37% 2.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.46% 31.43% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 5
Median salary £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.73% -4.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 26 35 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 14.69% 13.89% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 8
Median salary £64,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.30% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £28,000 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Croydon

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Croydon

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 15 (62.50%) SQL
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (41.67%) Workflow
4 10 (41.67%) Analytics
5 8 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) VLDB
7 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (25.00%) Python
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (25.00%) CSS
7 6 (25.00%) XML
7 6 (25.00%) XSLT
7 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) C#
7 6 (25.00%) C++
7 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (25.00%) .NET
7 6 (25.00%) WCF
7 6 (25.00%) WPF
7 6 (25.00%) jQuery
7 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 6 (25.00%) High Availability
7 6 (25.00%) CSS3
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.67%) IaaS
2 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (16.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (25.00%) VLDB
3 4 (16.67%) Big Data
4 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (12.50%) Power BI
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) DBA
2 6 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Production DBA
3 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Head of Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) SSAS Developer
4 3 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) IT Architect
5 2 (8.33%) SOA Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Strategy Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
1 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (25.00%) CSS
1 6 (25.00%) CSS3
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
1 6 (25.00%) HTML5
1 6 (25.00%) jQuery
1 6 (25.00%) WCF
1 6 (25.00%) WPF
1 6 (25.00%) XML
1 6 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Fintech
1 6 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Analytics
1 10 (41.67%) Workflow
2 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) DevOps
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) High Availability
3 6 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (25.00%) MVC
3 6 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 6 (25.00%) SOLID
3 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) ERP
4 4 (16.67%) ETL
4 4 (16.67%) Presales
4 4 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) Biometrics
5 3 (12.50%) DNA
5 3 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) C++
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SAP