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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 83 105 105
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 38 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.08% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.76% 7.50% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 37 3 2
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £27,800 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £49,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
91 40 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.98% 2.57% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 86 37 48
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 27 January 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 61 (91.04%) Microsoft
2 43 (64.18%) Windows
3 42 (62.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (53.73%) .NET
6 35 (52.24%) C#
6 35 (52.24%) Office 365
7 34 (50.75%) SQL Server
8 33 (49.25%) SQL
8 33 (49.25%) SharePoint
9 32 (47.76%) HTML
9 32 (47.76%) JavaScript
9 32 (47.76%) ASP.NET
9 32 (47.76%) CSS
10 30 (44.78%) CRM
11 29 (43.28%) IIS
12 28 (41.79%) T-SQL
13 27 (40.30%) OO
14 26 (38.81%) MCSD
14 26 (38.81%) Ajax
15 25 (37.31%) Dynamics CRM
15 25 (37.31%) .NET Framework
15 25 (37.31%) BizTalk Server
15 25 (37.31%) WCF
15 25 (37.31%) SQL Server 2008
16 24 (35.82%) SharePoint 2013
16 24 (35.82%) MCAD
16 24 (35.82%) OOA/OOD
16 24 (35.82%) MCTS
17 23 (34.33%) MCP

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 33 (49.25%) SharePoint
2 29 (43.28%) IIS
3 25 (37.31%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (35.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (34.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
7 4 (5.97%) Lync
8 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.99%) Node.js
9 2 (2.99%) Apache
9 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.99%) CMS
9 2 (2.99%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Project
2 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (37.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (52.24%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) IaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) DNS
1 4 (5.97%) SAN
1 4 (5.97%) Unified Communications
2 3 (4.48%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.99%) DHCP
3 2 (2.99%) HTTP
3 2 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.49%) LDAP
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (50.75%) SQL Server
2 25 (37.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.99%) RavenDB
4 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
2 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Developer
2 24 (35.82%) SharePoint Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Project Manager
4 10 (14.93%) Architect
5 9 (13.43%) Senior Manager
5 9 (13.43%) Senior Project Manager
6 7 (10.45%) Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 2 (2.99%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Solutions Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Account Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (53.73%) .NET
2 32 (47.76%) ASP.NET
2 32 (47.76%) CSS
2 32 (47.76%) HTML
3 26 (38.81%) Ajax
4 25 (37.31%) .NET Framework
4 25 (37.31%) WCF
5 6 (8.96%) jQuery
6 4 (5.97%) HTML5
7 3 (4.48%) CSS3
7 3 (4.48%) XML
8 2 (2.99%) LAMP
8 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.99%) RESTful
8 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.49%) WPF
9 1 (1.49%) XSD
9 1 (1.49%) SOAP
9 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) PMI
2 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.99%) Remote Sensing
2 2 (2.99%) Telematics
2 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 43 (64.18%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.78%) CRM
3 27 (40.30%) OO
4 24 (35.82%) OOA/OOD
5 13 (19.40%) Migration
6 12 (17.91%) Project Management
7 9 (13.43%) PRINCE
7 9 (13.43%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.45%) ITIL
9 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.46%) MVC
9 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
11 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.48%) Line Management
12 2 (2.99%) Network Load Balancing
12 2 (2.99%) TDD
12 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (2.99%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (52.24%) C#
2 33 (49.25%) SQL
3 32 (47.76%) JavaScript
4 28 (41.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (62.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (38.81%) MCSD
3 24 (35.82%) MCAD
3 24 (35.82%) MCTS
4 23 (34.33%) MCP
5 9 (13.43%) PMI Certification
5 9 (13.43%) MAPM
6 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
6 6 (8.96%) Degree
7 5 (7.46%) MCSE
8 2 (2.99%) MCSA
8 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.49%) CCA
9 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.49%) CCEA
9 1 (1.49%) MCPD
9 1 (1.49%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.99%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) SCCM
2 6 (8.96%) SCOM
2 6 (8.96%) Windows Intune
3 5 (7.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (7.46%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.48%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.99%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.99%) SCSM
6 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (91.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) VMware
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco
3 1 (1.49%) Veeam
3 1 (1.49%) Citrix
3 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.49%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car + Health + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago