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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 104 124 106
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 29 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.23% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.61% 6.67% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 3
Average salary £47,500 £39,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.01% +57.00%
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
109 45 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.62% 2.16% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 96 43 17
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £105,000 £85,000
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 October 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 34 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 29 (76.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (73.68%) Windows
4 23 (60.53%) C#
4 23 (60.53%) .NET
5 22 (57.89%) CSS
5 22 (57.89%) SQL
5 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
5 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (55.26%) HTML
7 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
7 20 (52.63%) ASP.NET
8 19 (50.00%) T-SQL
8 19 (50.00%) Ajax
9 17 (44.74%) Office 365
10 16 (42.11%) MCSD
11 15 (39.47%) IIS
12 14 (36.84%) SharePoint
13 12 (31.58%) OO
13 12 (31.58%) Degree
14 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
14 11 (28.95%) jQuery
14 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (28.95%) Project Management
14 11 (28.95%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (26.32%) CRM
15 10 (26.32%) MCAD
15 10 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
15 10 (26.32%) WCF
15 10 (26.32%) MCTS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 15 (39.47%) IIS
2 14 (36.84%) SharePoint
3 11 (28.95%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (26.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (23.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
7 2 (5.26%) nginx
7 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (5.26%) Apache
7 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
7 2 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Project
3 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Heroku
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) SAN
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
1 4 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (5.26%) NAS
2 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (5.26%) Multicast
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.16%) Automotive
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Agile .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) .NET
2 22 (57.89%) CSS
3 21 (55.26%) HTML
4 20 (52.63%) ASP.NET
5 19 (50.00%) Ajax
6 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
6 11 (28.95%) jQuery
7 10 (26.32%) WCF
8 5 (13.16%) CSS3
9 3 (7.89%) RESTful
10 2 (5.26%) LAMP
10 2 (5.26%) HTML5
11 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (2.63%) Task Parallel Library
11 1 (2.63%) Web Services
11 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Mobile App
2 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
2 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.79%) Remote Sensing
3 6 (15.79%) Telematics
4 5 (13.16%) PMI
5 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) OO
3 11 (28.95%) Project Management
4 10 (26.32%) CRM
4 10 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (23.68%) Migration
6 6 (15.79%) Multithreading
6 6 (15.79%) Scrum
7 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.16%) PRINCE
8 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.89%) MVC
9 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (5.26%) MOF
10 2 (5.26%) ITIL
10 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
11 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (2.63%) DevOps
11 1 (2.63%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) C#
2 22 (57.89%) SQL
3 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 19 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (42.11%) MCSD
3 12 (31.58%) Degree
4 10 (26.32%) MCAD
4 10 (26.32%) MCTS
5 9 (23.68%) MCP
6 5 (13.16%) PMI Certification
6 5 (13.16%) MCSE
6 5 (13.16%) MAPM
7 2 (5.26%) CCNP
7 2 (5.26%) CCNA
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.63%) MCPD
8 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Windows Intune
2 3 (7.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) SCOM
2 3 (7.89%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.26%) SCSM
3 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.63%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco
2 3 (7.89%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) NetApp
3 2 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive, DOE
Posted: 18 days ago