The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 113 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.41% 0.15% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.00% 5.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £28,750 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -5.26%
Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
100 52 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.06% 2.56% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 89 48 26
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £105,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
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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 29 July 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (85.00%) C#
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (80.00%) CSS
3 15 (75.00%) HTML
4 14 (70.00%) jQuery
5 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (60.00%) SQL
6 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (60.00%) Ajax
6 12 (60.00%) Degree
6 12 (60.00%) Mobile App
7 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (45.00%) CSS3
9 8 (40.00%) Windows
10 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
12 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
13 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
13 4 (20.00%) Remote Sensing
13 4 (20.00%) Telematics
13 4 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (20.00%) MCSD
13 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 4 (20.00%) DHCP

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) nginx
4 1 (5.00%) Lync
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (10.00%) Multicast
3 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (10.00%) NAS
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) SSL
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (20.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Graduate
3 6 (30.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (80.00%) CSS
3 15 (75.00%) HTML
4 14 (70.00%) jQuery
5 12 (60.00%) Ajax
6 9 (45.00%) CSS3
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 2 (10.00%) RESTful
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (5.00%) REST
9 1 (5.00%) Task Parallel Library
9 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.00%) WCF
9 1 (5.00%) Middleware
9 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) Remote Sensing
3 4 (20.00%) Telematics
4 1 (5.00%) iPad
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (60.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) MCSD
4 3 (15.00%) MCSE
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) MCITP
6 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) NetApp
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
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