The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 44 57
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 11 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.90% 2.79% 1.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 55.00% 25.64% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 7
Median salary £35,571 £36,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.20% -5.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,250 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

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 Leicester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20 39 29
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 7.09% 10.86% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 28
Median salary £35,571 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.07% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £35,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Leicester

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Leicester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) Kaspersky
5 4 (26.67%) IaaS
5 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (26.67%) PaaS
5 4 (26.67%) SCCM
5 4 (26.67%) SCOM
5 4 (26.67%) Operations Management
5 4 (26.67%) WSUS
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) SLA
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) IaaS
1 4 (26.67%) PaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) LINQ
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) Angular 2
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Operations Management
2 4 (26.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
1 4 (26.67%) SCOM
1 4 (26.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Kaspersky
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) SAP