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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 42 86 117
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 124 52 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.25% 2.54% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.82% 39.10% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 87 39 6
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +56.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
244 133 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.33% 6.48% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 168 98 112
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,600 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 91 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 84 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (39.90%) VMware
4 73 (35.96%) Data Centre
5 65 (32.02%) IaaS
6 64 (31.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 64 (31.53%) Active Directory
7 63 (31.03%) SQL Server
8 60 (29.56%) .NET
9 54 (26.60%) PaaS
10 48 (23.65%) ITIL
11 47 (23.15%) C#
12 46 (22.66%) MS Excel
13 44 (21.67%) Windows
13 44 (21.67%) Virtual Machines
14 42 (20.69%) TOGAF
15 40 (19.70%) MVC
15 40 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (18.72%) Skype for Business
17 37 (18.23%) Amazon EC2
17 37 (18.23%) SQL
18 36 (17.73%) SCCM
18 36 (17.73%) SCVMM
18 36 (17.73%) Presales
19 34 (16.75%) Service Delivery
20 33 (16.26%) Hyper-V
21 32 (15.76%) JavaScript
21 32 (15.76%) Software Engineering
22 31 (15.27%) SaaS
23 30 (14.78%) Degree

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (18.72%) Skype for Business
2 25 (12.32%) SharePoint
3 16 (7.88%) OpenStack
4 12 (5.91%) MS Exchange
5 9 (4.43%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (4.43%) nginx
6 8 (3.94%) IIS
7 7 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.48%) CMS
11 2 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.99%) JBoss
11 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.49%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 46 (22.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.96%) MS Office
3 3 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.97%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 84 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (32.02%) IaaS
3 54 (26.60%) PaaS
4 37 (18.23%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (15.27%) SaaS
6 29 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (14.29%) Office 365
7 13 (6.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (3.45%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.97%) Yammer
10 2 (0.99%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.39%) Firewall
2 12 (5.91%) Skype
3 8 (3.94%) LAN
4 7 (3.45%) DHCP
4 7 (3.45%) DNS
5 6 (2.96%) SAN
5 6 (2.96%) VoIP
5 6 (2.96%) WAN
6 5 (2.46%) MPLS
6 5 (2.46%) NAS
6 5 (2.46%) Wireless
7 4 (1.97%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.97%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (1.97%) VPN
7 4 (1.97%) WLAN
7 4 (1.97%) xDSL
8 2 (0.99%) Extranet
8 2 (0.99%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.99%) Internet
8 2 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.88%) DB2
2 16 (7.88%) MySQL
3 8 (3.94%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (2.96%) Neo4j
5 6 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.48%) Datazen
7 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Power View
7 3 (1.48%) OLAP
7 3 (1.48%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (1.48%) Power BI
7 3 (1.48%) PowerPivot
7 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (7.39%) Vagrant
2 13 (6.40%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.93%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.96%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.96%) Maven
4 6 (2.96%) Subversion
5 2 (0.99%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.49%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (7.88%) Finance
1 16 (7.88%) Publishing
2 12 (5.91%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.43%) Retail
4 4 (1.97%) Law
4 4 (1.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Games
5 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (31.53%) Architect
2 49 (24.14%) Developer
3 31 (15.27%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (9.36%) .NET Developer
6 18 (8.87%) Senior Developer
7 15 (7.39%) C# Developer
8 13 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (6.40%) Consultant
9 12 (5.91%) Technical Architect
10 11 (5.42%) Analyst
10 11 (5.42%) Automation Engineer
10 11 (5.42%) VMware Engineer
11 10 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (4.93%) Enterprise Architect
11 10 (4.93%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (4.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.43%) Platform Engineer
13 8 (3.94%) Applications Developer
13 8 (3.94%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (29.56%) .NET
2 28 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 24 (11.82%) jQuery
4 18 (8.87%) WCF
5 17 (8.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (7.88%) XML
7 15 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (7.39%) ELK Stack
8 14 (6.90%) CSS
9 13 (6.40%) HTML
10 12 (5.91%) .NET Framework
10 12 (5.91%) AngularJS
11 9 (4.43%) Entity Framework
11 9 (4.43%) REST
11 9 (4.43%) Web Services
12 8 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (3.94%) XSLT
13 7 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (3.45%) Apache Camel
13 7 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 73 (35.96%) Data Centre
2 24 (11.82%) Computer Science
3 18 (8.87%) Public Cloud
4 16 (7.88%) CMDB
5 15 (7.39%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.94%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.45%) User Experience
8 5 (2.46%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.97%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.48%) FMCG
10 3 (1.48%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.48%) Replication
11 2 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.49%) Blog
12 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.67%) Windows
2 27 (13.30%) Windows Server
3 17 (8.37%) Linux
4 11 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.96%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.97%) Unix
9 3 (1.48%) Android
10 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.65%) ITIL
2 42 (20.69%) TOGAF
3 40 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (19.70%) MVC
4 36 (17.73%) Presales
5 34 (16.75%) Service Delivery
6 32 (15.76%) Software Engineering
7 28 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
8 27 (13.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (12.81%) Line Management
10 25 (12.32%) SDLC
10 25 (12.32%) Service Management
11 23 (11.33%) CRM
12 22 (10.84%) PRINCE2
12 22 (10.84%) Project Management
12 22 (10.84%) Requirements Analysis
12 22 (10.84%) Zachman Framework
13 19 (9.36%) DevOps
13 19 (9.36%) ITIL V3
14 18 (8.87%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.15%) C#
2 37 (18.23%) SQL
3 32 (15.76%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.42%) PHP
5 8 (3.94%) Java
5 8 (3.94%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.45%) Groovy
6 7 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.45%) Ruby
6 7 (3.45%) Scala
7 6 (2.96%) Clojure
7 6 (2.96%) XPath
8 5 (2.46%) C
9 4 (1.97%) C++
10 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.99%) XAML
11 1 (0.49%) F#
11 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (14.78%) Degree
2 26 (12.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (10.84%) ISEB
4 17 (8.37%) MCSE
5 16 (7.88%) PMI Certification
5 16 (7.88%) PMP
6 10 (4.93%) MCSA
6 10 (4.93%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.93%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.46%) MCITP
9 3 (1.48%) CCNA
9 3 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.48%) CISSP
10 2 (0.99%) MCP
11 1 (0.49%) CISA
11 1 (0.49%) CISM
11 1 (0.49%) CRISC
11 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.93%) SLA
2 8 (3.94%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) COBIT
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (31.53%) Active Directory
1 64 (31.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (21.67%) Virtual Machines
3 33 (16.26%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.43%) Firmware
5 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (3.45%) vSphere
6 5 (2.46%) XenApp
7 4 (1.97%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.97%) XenServer
8 3 (1.48%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.48%) Docker
8 3 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (17.73%) SCCM
1 36 (17.73%) SCVMM
2 17 (8.37%) vRealize
3 15 (7.39%) Packer
3 15 (7.39%) Puppet
3 15 (7.39%) Terraform
4 12 (5.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 10 (4.93%) SCOM
6 9 (4.43%) Consul
7 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (2.96%) Grafana
8 6 (2.96%) Graphite
8 6 (2.96%) SCOrch
8 6 (2.96%) Uchiwa
9 3 (1.48%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.99%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.49%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 91 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 81 (39.90%) VMware
3 28 (13.79%) Citrix
3 28 (13.79%) NetApp
4 24 (11.82%) Cisco
5 22 (10.84%) Oracle
6 21 (10.34%) IBM
7 20 (9.85%) HP
8 17 (8.37%) EMC
9 16 (7.88%) BMC
9 16 (7.88%) CheckPoint
9 16 (7.88%) Juniper
10 15 (7.39%) Google
11 7 (3.45%) WSO2
12 6 (2.96%) Atlassian
12 6 (2.96%) MuleSoft
13 4 (1.97%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (1.97%) Dell
13 4 (1.97%) Ruckus Wireless
13 4 (1.97%) SonicWALL
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