The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 76 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 46 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.58% 0.14% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.46% 6.06% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 43 2 9
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £39,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
93 33 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.22% 2.23% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 78 33 64
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £59,400
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 76 (91.57%) Microsoft
2 51 (61.45%) Windows
3 46 (55.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (53.01%) .NET
4 44 (53.01%) Office 365
5 43 (51.81%) C#
6 41 (49.40%) JavaScript
6 41 (49.40%) ASP.NET
6 41 (49.40%) CRM
6 41 (49.40%) SharePoint
7 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (46.99%) CSS
8 39 (46.99%) HTML
8 39 (46.99%) SQL Server
9 36 (43.37%) SQL
10 35 (42.17%) IIS
11 31 (37.35%) T-SQL
11 31 (37.35%) OO
11 31 (37.35%) Dynamics CRM
12 30 (36.14%) .NET Framework
12 30 (36.14%) BizTalk Server
12 30 (36.14%) WCF
12 30 (36.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 29 (34.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 29 (34.94%) MCAD
13 29 (34.94%) MCSD
13 29 (34.94%) MCTS
14 28 (33.73%) Ajax
14 28 (33.73%) OOA/OOD
14 28 (33.73%) SharePoint 2010

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 41 (49.40%) SharePoint
2 35 (42.17%) IIS
3 30 (36.14%) BizTalk Server
4 29 (34.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (33.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (14.46%) MS Exchange
7 8 (9.64%) Lync
8 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (6.02%) CMS
10 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (2.41%) nginx
11 2 (2.41%) Node.js
11 2 (2.41%) Apache
11 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.64%) MS Project
3 6 (7.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 31 (37.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (53.01%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) SAN
1 7 (8.43%) Unified Communications
2 5 (6.02%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.41%) Internet
3 2 (2.41%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.41%) DHCP
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
4 1 (1.20%) LDAP
4 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (46.99%) SQL Server
2 30 (36.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.82%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.82%) RavenDB
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.41%) MySQL
6 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.41%) Subversion
2 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.20%) NUnit
3 1 (1.20%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
1 7 (8.43%) Retail
2 1 (1.20%) Marketing
2 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (48.19%) Developer
2 28 (33.73%) SharePoint Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Project Manager
4 10 (12.05%) Architect
4 10 (12.05%) Consultant
5 9 (10.84%) Senior Manager
5 9 (10.84%) Senior Project Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Account Director
8 4 (4.82%) Account Manager
8 4 (4.82%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Account Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (53.01%) .NET
2 41 (49.40%) ASP.NET
3 39 (46.99%) CSS
3 39 (46.99%) HTML
4 30 (36.14%) .NET Framework
4 30 (36.14%) WCF
5 28 (33.73%) Ajax
6 7 (8.43%) jQuery
6 7 (8.43%) HTML5
7 6 (7.23%) CSS3
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.82%) XML
9 2 (2.41%) LAMP
9 2 (2.41%) RESTful
9 2 (2.41%) WPF
10 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 1 (1.20%) XSD
10 1 (1.20%) SOAP
10 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) PMI
2 4 (4.82%) User Experience
3 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Blog
3 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (61.45%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (49.40%) CRM
2 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (37.35%) OO
4 28 (33.73%) OOA/OOD
5 12 (14.46%) Migration
6 10 (12.05%) Project Management
6 10 (12.05%) ITIL
6 10 (12.05%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.84%) MVC
8 8 (9.64%) PRINCE
8 8 (9.64%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
11 5 (6.02%) Performance Testing
12 4 (4.82%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.82%) BDD
12 4 (4.82%) Build Automation
12 4 (4.82%) TDD
12 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.81%) C#
2 41 (49.40%) JavaScript
3 36 (43.37%) SQL
4 31 (37.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (55.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (34.94%) MCAD
2 29 (34.94%) MCSD
2 29 (34.94%) MCTS
3 27 (32.53%) MCP
4 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
4 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
5 8 (9.64%) MAPM
5 8 (9.64%) PMI Certification
6 7 (8.43%) MCSE
7 5 (6.02%) Degree
8 4 (4.82%) MCSA
9 3 (3.61%) CCA
9 3 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.41%) MCPD
10 2 (2.41%) HP ASE
10 2 (2.41%) HP MASE
10 2 (2.41%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.41%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) SCCM
2 8 (9.64%) SCOM
3 7 (8.43%) SCVMM
3 7 (8.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Intune
5 3 (3.61%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.41%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 76 (91.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) VMware
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco
3 3 (3.61%) Citrix
4 2 (2.41%) NetApp
4 2 (2.41%) HP
4 2 (2.41%) Sophos
4 2 (2.41%) Veeam
5 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
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