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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 114 128 108
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 15 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.095% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.71% 3.85% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% +70.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
118 52 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.10% 2.46% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 101 49 20
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £105,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (66.67%) C#
3 16 (66.67%) .NET
4 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 15 (62.50%) CSS
5 14 (58.33%) T-SQL
5 14 (58.33%) HTML
5 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 14 (58.33%) Ajax
6 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (54.17%) jQuery
6 13 (54.17%) Mobile App
6 13 (54.17%) SQL
7 12 (50.00%) Windows
7 12 (50.00%) Degree
8 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
9 9 (37.50%) Project Management
10 7 (29.17%) MCSD
10 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
10 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
11 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
11 6 (25.00%) Remote Sensing
11 6 (25.00%) Telematics
11 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (25.00%) Office 365
11 6 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Project
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Heroku
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) NAS
1 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
1 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
1 2 (8.33%) Multicast
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Automotive
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Software Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Graduate
5 5 (20.83%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Graduate Software Developer
6 4 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (12.50%) Senior Manager
7 3 (12.50%) Architect
7 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
7 3 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Junior
8 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 15 (62.50%) CSS
3 14 (58.33%) HTML
3 14 (58.33%) Ajax
4 13 (54.17%) jQuery
5 5 (20.83%) CSS3
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.17%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.17%) Task Parallel Library
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.17%) WCF
7 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Mobile App
2 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
2 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (25.00%) Remote Sensing
3 6 (25.00%) Telematics
4 3 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 13 (54.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (29.17%) MCSD
4 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 3 (12.50%) MAPM
5 2 (8.33%) MCSE
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.33%) CCNP
5 2 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (4.17%) MCAD
6 1 (4.17%) MCTS
6 1 (4.17%) MCPD
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Intune
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) NetApp
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
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