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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 40 69 56
Rank change year-on-year +29 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 20 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.58% 1.60% 2.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.30% 14.81% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 20
Median salary £35,000 £24,250 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.32% -28.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £23,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,000 £58,000
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 66 81 68
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 11.81% 10.79% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 54 45 66
Median salary £34,250 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.37% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

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

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brackley - 8 £32,500 -
Northampton +17 4 £34,750 +47.87% 4
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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

1 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (32.50%) Hyper-V
5 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (25.00%) SCCM
7 9 (22.50%) VLAN
7 9 (22.50%) ITIL
8 8 (20.00%) Finance
8 8 (20.00%) VMware
8 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (17.50%) DevOps
9 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
9 7 (17.50%) SCOM
9 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
10 6 (15.00%) Unix
10 6 (15.00%) DHCP
10 6 (15.00%) DNS
10 6 (15.00%) Linux
10 6 (15.00%) .NET
10 6 (15.00%) C#
10 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (15.00%) Front Office
10 6 (15.00%) Puppet
10 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
11 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (12.50%) Web Services

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 26 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Office 365
3 2 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) VLAN
2 6 (15.00%) DHCP
2 6 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) Network Security
3 3 (7.50%) Skype
4 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.00%) WAAS
4 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.50%) HTTP
5 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.50%) NAS
5 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Front Office
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (15.00%) Server Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Unix Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.00%) REST
4 2 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.50%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.50%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.50%) LESS
5 1 (2.50%) React
5 1 (2.50%) SAP PI
5 1 (2.50%) Sass
5 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.50%) WPF
5 1 (2.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.00%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Unix
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) DevOps
3 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Server Building
5 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Presales
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) Coaching
7 2 (5.00%) Document Management
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) Service Design
7 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.00%) TDD
7 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCITP
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) vCloud
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) SCCM
2 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (17.50%) SCOM
4 6 (15.00%) Puppet
5 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) Brocade
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.00%) EMC
5 2 (5.00%) Juniper
5 2 (5.00%) Meraki
5 2 (5.00%) Zerto
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
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Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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