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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 57 43 57
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.76% 0.96% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.68% 7.89% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £31,000 £50,667 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.81% +19.21%  
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 31 38 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 7.81% 12.14% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 8
Median salary £38,250 £43,835 £32,277
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% +35.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £32,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,317 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 8 (50.00%) WSUS
3 8 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 8 (50.00%) WPF
3 8 (50.00%) Ruby
3 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 8 (50.00%) Kanban
3 8 (50.00%) F#
3 8 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) OO
3 8 (50.00%) MSMQ
3 8 (50.00%) RESTful
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (50.00%) Node.js
3 8 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (50.00%) Elasticsearch

Microsoft Azure
Top Related 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 8 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Messaging Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
1 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 8 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 8 (50.00%) MSMQ
1 8 (50.00%) Node.js
1 8 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 8 (50.00%) RESTful
1 8 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 8 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (50.00%) Kanban
2 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (50.00%) OO
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) SOLID
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) F#
2 8 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (50.00%) Kibana
1 8 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Google
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