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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 81 78 110
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +32
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 47 47 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.27% 2.60% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.74% 45.63% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 2
Average salary £43,974 £52,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.24% +72.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £41,800 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £66,750 £34,100
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
190 103 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.19% 5.69% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 138 90 49
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,950 £70,000
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 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 63 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 42 (38.89%) .NET
3 37 (34.26%) SQL Server
4 36 (33.33%) Windows
4 36 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (30.56%) MVC
5 33 (30.56%) C#
6 32 (29.63%) IaaS
7 27 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 27 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 26 (24.07%) SQL
8 26 (24.07%) Hyper-V
9 25 (23.15%) SCCM
10 24 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (21.30%) VMware
12 21 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (19.44%) JavaScript
13 19 (17.59%) WCF
13 19 (17.59%) User Experience
14 18 (16.67%) Office 365
15 17 (15.74%) SOA
16 16 (14.81%) Web Services
16 16 (14.81%) PaaS
16 16 (14.81%) TOGAF
16 16 (14.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 15 (13.89%) Mobile App
17 15 (13.89%) Skype for Business
17 15 (13.89%) Windows Server
17 15 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (12.96%) Scrum

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (13.89%) Skype for Business
2 11 (10.19%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.78%) CMS
4 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.85%) Apache
5 2 (1.85%) Kentico
5 2 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.93%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.63%) IaaS
2 18 (16.67%) Office 365
3 16 (14.81%) PaaS
4 14 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (10.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (10.19%) SaaS
6 6 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) Firewall
1 6 (5.56%) HTTPS
2 5 (4.63%) IPsec
3 4 (3.70%) Network Security
4 3 (2.78%) LAN
5 2 (1.85%) DHCP
5 2 (1.85%) DNS
5 2 (1.85%) Internet
5 2 (1.85%) WAN
6 1 (0.93%) Skype
6 1 (0.93%) VoIP
6 1 (0.93%) VPN
6 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.41%) OLAP
3 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.63%) Data Mart
4 5 (4.63%) Power BI
4 5 (4.63%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.63%) Snowflake Schema
4 5 (4.63%) Star Schema
5 3 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.93%) DB2
7 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.93%) MySQL
7 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.48%) Subversion
5 2 (1.85%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.85%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.93%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.93%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) NUnit
6 1 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 7 (6.48%) Local Government
1 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.56%) Finance
3 5 (4.63%) Games
4 2 (1.85%) Legal
4 2 (1.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (33.33%) Developer
2 24 (22.22%) Architect
3 20 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 19 (17.59%) .NET Developer
5 18 (16.67%) Consultant
6 11 (10.19%) Analyst
6 11 (10.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (10.19%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Cloud Consultant
9 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (6.48%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.89%) .NET
2 27 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (17.59%) WCF
5 16 (14.81%) Web Services
6 14 (12.96%) REST
7 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
7 11 (10.19%) HTML
8 10 (9.26%) .NET Framework
8 10 (9.26%) XML
9 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (7.41%) HTML5
10 8 (7.41%) jQuery
10 8 (7.41%) JSON
11 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (6.48%) SOAP
11 7 (6.48%) XSLT
12 6 (5.56%) Entity Framework
12 6 (5.56%) WPF
13 5 (4.63%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) User Experience
2 15 (13.89%) Mobile App
3 12 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 9 (8.33%) Private Cloud
5 6 (5.56%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.78%) Clustering
8 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (2.78%) Replication
9 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.93%) CMDB
10 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.41%) Windows 10
4 7 (6.48%) Android
5 5 (4.63%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.78%) Linux
6 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.85%) CentOS
7 2 (1.85%) SUSE
7 2 (1.85%) Unix
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.56%) MVC
3 17 (15.74%) SOA
4 16 (14.81%) TOGAF
5 15 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (12.96%) Presales
6 14 (12.96%) Scrum
7 11 (10.19%) ITIL
8 10 (9.26%) CRM
8 10 (9.26%) SDLC
9 9 (8.33%) TDD
10 8 (7.41%) ArchiMate
10 8 (7.41%) Information Security
10 8 (7.41%) UML
11 7 (6.48%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (6.48%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (6.48%) SOLID
12 5 (4.63%) Refactoring
12 5 (4.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.56%) C#
2 26 (24.07%) SQL
3 21 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.48%) XPath
6 5 (4.63%) C
7 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.78%) Java
8 3 (2.78%) XAML
9 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.85%) Groovy
9 2 (1.85%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.85%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.85%) Python
9 2 (1.85%) Ruby
9 2 (1.85%) VB
9 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.41%) MCSE
4 6 (5.56%) CCNA
4 6 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.63%) Degree
6 3 (2.78%) CIPD
7 2 (1.85%) CCNP
8 1 (0.93%) ISEB
8 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 27 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.07%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.56%) BitLocker
5 3 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (23.15%) SCCM
2 16 (14.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 13 (12.04%) SCOM
4 11 (10.19%) SCVMM
5 10 (9.26%) Windows Intune
6 5 (4.63%) SCDPM
6 5 (4.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 63 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.30%) VMware
3 9 (8.33%) Oracle
4 7 (6.48%) Citrix
5 6 (5.56%) Cisco
5 6 (5.56%) HP
6 4 (3.70%) NetApp
7 3 (2.78%) EMC
7 3 (2.78%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.85%) Adobe
8 2 (1.85%) BMC
8 2 (1.85%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.85%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.93%) IBM
9 1 (0.93%) Juniper
9 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.93%) Veeam
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