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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 118 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.41% 0.14% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.50% 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -
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 51 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.53% 2.38% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 105 48 21
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 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £105,000 £70,000
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 22 August 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (86.96%) C#
1 20 (86.96%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
3 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
3 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET
3 18 (78.26%) CSS
4 17 (73.91%) HTML
5 16 (69.57%) jQuery
6 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (60.87%) SQL
7 14 (60.87%) T-SQL
7 14 (60.87%) Ajax
7 14 (60.87%) Degree
7 14 (60.87%) Mobile App
8 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
9 10 (43.48%) Windows
10 9 (39.13%) CSS3
11 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
12 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
12 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
12 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
13 6 (26.09%) MCSD
13 6 (26.09%) Project Management
13 6 (26.09%) Automotive
13 6 (26.09%) Scrum
13 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
13 6 (26.09%) Remote Sensing
13 6 (26.09%) Telematics

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.35%) nginx
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
3 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) Multicast
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) SMTP
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 6 (26.09%) Automotive
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Software Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Graduate
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
3 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Graduate Software Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Agile .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET
2 18 (78.26%) CSS
3 17 (73.91%) HTML
4 16 (69.57%) jQuery
5 14 (60.87%) Ajax
6 9 (39.13%) CSS3
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5
8 2 (8.70%) RESTful
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (4.35%) LAMP
9 1 (4.35%) Middleware
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.35%) REST
9 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.35%) WCF
9 1 (4.35%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Mobile App
2 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
3 6 (26.09%) Remote Sensing
3 6 (26.09%) Telematics
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Scrum
2 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
3 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C#
2 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
3 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (60.87%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) MCSD
4 3 (13.04%) MCSE
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.70%) CCNP
5 2 (8.70%) CCNA
6 1 (4.35%) MCP
6 1 (4.35%) MCITP
6 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) NetApp
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter
3 1 (4.35%) Rackspace