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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 117 124 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 0.14% 0.058%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.33% 5.77% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £58,750 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.85% +40.00%
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
120 52 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.45% 2.39% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 104 49 20
Average salary £52,500 £46,500 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -55.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £44,500
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 2 September 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 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 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (77.27%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) .NET
3 16 (72.73%) CSS
3 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET
4 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
4 15 (68.18%) HTML
4 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
4 15 (68.18%) jQuery
5 14 (63.64%) Degree
5 14 (63.64%) Ajax
5 14 (63.64%) Mobile App
5 14 (63.64%) SQL
5 14 (63.64%) T-SQL
6 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
7 11 (50.00%) Windows
8 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
8 7 (31.82%) Project Management
8 7 (31.82%) CSS3
8 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
8 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
8 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
9 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
9 6 (27.27%) Remote Sensing
9 6 (27.27%) Telematics
9 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (27.27%) Automotive
9 6 (27.27%) Scrum

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
3 2 (9.09%) Multicast
3 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
3 2 (9.09%) NAS
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) MPLS
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 6 (27.27%) Automotive
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Software Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Graduate
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Graduate Software Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Agile .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) CSS
3 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET
3 15 (68.18%) jQuery
3 15 (68.18%) HTML
4 14 (63.64%) Ajax
5 7 (31.82%) CSS3
6 2 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.55%) HTML5
7 1 (4.55%) Task Parallel Library
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.55%) Web Services
7 1 (4.55%) Middleware
7 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Mobile App
2 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
2 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
3 6 (27.27%) Remote Sensing
3 6 (27.27%) Telematics
4 1 (4.55%) iPad
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.55%) PMI
4 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Project Management
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
2 6 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (63.64%) Degree
3 6 (27.27%) MCSD
4 3 (13.64%) MCSE
5 2 (9.09%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MAPM
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MCITP
6 1 (4.55%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) NetApp
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
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