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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 30 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 118 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.62% 2.40% 2.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 57.28% 27.23% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 79 46 42
Median salary £50,000 £42,987 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.31% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £27,500 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -

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
206 191 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.55% 8.82% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 138 148 81
Median salary £50,000 £41,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -21.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 February 2017.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 103 (43.83%) Microsoft
2 89 (37.87%) VMware
2 89 (37.87%) Data Centre
3 76 (32.34%) MS Excel
3 76 (32.34%) SQL
4 75 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
5 71 (30.21%) SQL Server
6 64 (27.23%) Cisco
6 64 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (26.38%) Active Directory
8 59 (25.11%) Service Delivery
8 59 (25.11%) C#
9 58 (24.68%) HTML
9 58 (24.68%) CSS
9 58 (24.68%) Citrix
10 57 (24.26%) .NET
11 56 (23.83%) Degree
12 55 (23.40%) Finance
12 55 (23.40%) JavaScript
13 54 (22.98%) Presales
14 52 (22.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 51 (21.70%) Office 365
16 47 (20.00%) Line Management
17 45 (19.15%) IaaS
18 44 (18.72%) Software Engineering
19 43 (18.30%) MVC
19 43 (18.30%) Project Management
20 42 (17.87%) Windows
21 41 (17.45%) ITIL
22 40 (17.02%) CRM

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 37 (15.74%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.83%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.85%) Apache
7 2 (0.85%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.85%) CMS
7 2 (0.85%) JBoss
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.43%) nginx
8 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 76 (32.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (5.53%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 75 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (21.70%) Office 365
3 45 (19.15%) IaaS
4 35 (14.89%) PaaS
5 32 (13.62%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (9.79%) SaaS
7 8 (3.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (2.55%) GitHub
9 4 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.43%) Apcera
10 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.83%) LAN
1 9 (3.83%) Skype
1 9 (3.83%) WAN
2 8 (3.40%) DNS
3 7 (2.98%) DHCP
3 7 (2.98%) Firewall
4 4 (1.70%) MPLS
4 4 (1.70%) SAN
4 4 (1.70%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.28%) VoIP
6 2 (0.85%) NAS
6 2 (0.85%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.43%) HTTP
7 1 (0.43%) Intranet
7 1 (0.43%) Network Security
7 1 (0.43%) OSPF
7 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (30.21%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.91%) MySQL
3 27 (11.49%) DB2
4 14 (5.96%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.11%) Big Data
6 9 (3.83%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (2.98%) Redis
8 5 (2.13%) Couchbase
8 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.28%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.85%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (10.64%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (4.26%) TeamCity
3 8 (3.40%) MSBuild
4 5 (2.13%) JUnit
4 5 (2.13%) TestNG
5 4 (1.70%) JIRA
6 3 (1.28%) AppVeyor
6 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.85%) Maven
7 2 (0.85%) Moq
7 2 (0.85%) NUnit
8 1 (0.43%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.43%) Gradle
8 1 (0.43%) Selenium
8 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.43%) Subversion
8 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
General
1 55 (23.40%) Finance
2 37 (15.74%) Retail
3 26 (11.06%) Publishing
4 6 (2.55%) Marketing
5 2 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (31.06%) Developer
2 67 (28.51%) Architect
3 47 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 39 (16.60%) .NET Developer
5 31 (13.19%) C# Developer
6 28 (11.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (10.21%) Operations Manager
8 20 (8.51%) Support Manager
9 16 (6.81%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.81%) Support Engineer
10 15 (6.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 12 (5.11%) Cloud Engineer
12 12 (5.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 12 (5.11%) Web Developer
13 11 (4.68%) Consultant
14 10 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (24.68%) CSS
1 58 (24.68%) HTML
2 57 (24.26%) .NET
3 32 (13.62%) AngularJS
4 29 (12.34%) ASP.NET Web API
5 28 (11.91%) ASP.NET
6 24 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (10.21%) KnockoutJS
7 17 (7.23%) XML
8 16 (6.81%) HTML5
9 15 (6.38%) JSON
10 14 (5.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (5.53%) .NET Framework
12 12 (5.11%) jQuery
13 11 (4.68%) CSS3
13 11 (4.68%) D3.js
14 9 (3.83%) Entity Framework
14 9 (3.83%) REST
15 8 (3.40%) React
16 7 (2.98%) amCharts
Miscellaneous
1 89 (37.87%) Data Centre
2 36 (15.32%) Computer Science
3 27 (11.49%) CMDB
4 23 (9.79%) Public Cloud
5 12 (5.11%) Fintech
5 12 (5.11%) Freedom of Information
6 9 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.40%) User Experience
8 6 (2.55%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.55%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.28%) Clustering
10 2 (0.85%) iPhone
10 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.43%) CESG
11 1 (0.43%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.43%) NHS
11 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.87%) Windows
2 26 (11.06%) Windows Server
3 17 (7.23%) Linux
4 14 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.13%) Android
6 5 (2.13%) Unix
6 5 (2.13%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.70%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.11%) Service Delivery
3 54 (22.98%) Presales
4 47 (20.00%) Line Management
5 44 (18.72%) Software Engineering
6 43 (18.30%) MVC
6 43 (18.30%) Project Management
7 41 (17.45%) ITIL
8 40 (17.02%) Business Development
8 40 (17.02%) CRM
9 39 (16.60%) TOGAF
10 36 (15.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (13.62%) Capacity Planning
11 32 (13.62%) PRINCE2
12 31 (13.19%) Requirements Analysis
12 31 (13.19%) Service Management
12 31 (13.19%) TDD
12 31 (13.19%) Technical Architecture
12 31 (13.19%) Zachman Framework
13 29 (12.34%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 76 (32.34%) SQL
2 59 (25.11%) C#
3 55 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.68%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.40%) Java
6 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.28%) XPath
7 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.43%) C
8 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.43%) Python
8 1 (0.43%) Scala
8 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.43%) VBScript
8 1 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 56 (23.83%) Degree
2 33 (14.04%) ISEB
3 31 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (11.91%) MCSE
5 27 (11.49%) PMI Certification
5 27 (11.49%) PMP
6 15 (6.38%) MCP
7 14 (5.96%) MCSA
7 14 (5.96%) VCAP
7 14 (5.96%) VCDX
8 9 (3.83%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.83%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.85%) NCDA
10 2 (0.85%) NCIE
11 1 (0.43%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.66%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (26.38%) Active Directory
2 52 (22.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (14.89%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (3.83%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.28%) XenApp
7 2 (0.85%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.85%) HDFS
7 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.43%) Docker
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (14.04%) SCVMM
2 21 (8.94%) SCCM
3 12 (5.11%) SCOM
4 8 (3.40%) vRealize
5 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (2.13%) SCOrch
5 5 (2.13%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.70%) Puppet
7 3 (1.28%) Icinga
7 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.28%) WSUS
8 1 (0.43%) Consul
8 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.43%) Packer
8 1 (0.43%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 103 (43.83%) Microsoft
2 89 (37.87%) VMware
3 64 (27.23%) Cisco
4 58 (24.68%) Citrix
5 34 (14.47%) NetApp
5 34 (14.47%) Oracle
6 33 (14.04%) EMC
7 29 (12.34%) HP
8 28 (11.91%) IBM
9 27 (11.49%) BMC
10 26 (11.06%) CheckPoint
10 26 (11.06%) Juniper
11 7 (2.98%) Dell
11 7 (2.98%) Google
11 7 (2.98%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.13%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.70%) ServiceNow
14 3 (1.28%) Facebook
14 3 (1.28%) Twitter
15 2 (0.85%) Dell Compellent
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