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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 45 74 107
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +33
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 113 59 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.09% 3.09% 1.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.79% 27.19% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 61 44 35
Median salary £47,500 £47,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% -5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,650 £42,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
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
299 217 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.47% 11.36% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 204 147 102
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £72,500 £69,500
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 9 December 2016.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 110 (44.35%) VMware
2 108 (43.55%) Microsoft
3 104 (41.94%) Data Centre
4 99 (39.92%) Amazon AWS
5 86 (34.68%) MS Excel
6 84 (33.87%) SQL Server
7 81 (32.66%) VMware Infrastructure
8 76 (30.65%) .NET
9 74 (29.84%) C#
10 70 (28.23%) Active Directory
11 69 (27.82%) SQL
12 64 (25.81%) IaaS
13 63 (25.40%) Cisco
14 61 (24.60%) Service Delivery
15 60 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
15 60 (24.19%) PaaS
16 59 (23.79%) JavaScript
17 57 (22.98%) Finance
18 56 (22.58%) SCVMM
18 56 (22.58%) Presales
19 55 (22.18%) Virtual Machines
19 55 (22.18%) CSS
19 55 (22.18%) Windows
20 54 (21.77%) HTML
20 54 (21.77%) Software Engineering
20 54 (21.77%) Degree
21 52 (20.97%) Amazon EC2
21 52 (20.97%) Citrix
22 51 (20.56%) Office 365
23 48 (19.35%) MVC

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 32 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.85%) Skype for Business
3 15 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (4.84%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.82%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.61%) nginx
9 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.81%) Apache
10 2 (0.81%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.81%) CMS
10 2 (0.81%) IIS
10 2 (0.81%) JBoss
11 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 86 (34.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.61%) MS Office
3 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (6.05%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (6.05%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 99 (39.92%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (25.81%) IaaS
3 60 (24.19%) PaaS
4 52 (20.97%) Amazon EC2
5 51 (20.56%) Office 365
6 37 (14.92%) SaaS
7 11 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.02%) GitHub
10 4 (1.61%) Yammer
11 3 (1.21%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.81%) Apcera
12 2 (0.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.24%) DHCP
1 13 (5.24%) DNS
2 12 (4.84%) Skype
3 11 (4.44%) Firewall
4 6 (2.42%) Unified Communications
4 6 (2.42%) VPN
5 5 (2.02%) VLAN
6 3 (1.21%) LAN
6 3 (1.21%) MPLS
6 3 (1.21%) VoIP
6 3 (1.21%) WAN
7 2 (0.81%) Extranet
7 2 (0.81%) SAN
8 1 (0.40%) BGP
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.40%) Internet
8 1 (0.40%) Intranet
8 1 (0.40%) NAS
8 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.40%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.29%) MySQL
3 27 (10.89%) DB2
4 18 (7.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (4.03%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (3.63%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (2.02%) Couchbase
10 5 (2.02%) Redis
10 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.61%) Big Data
12 3 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.21%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.81%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (8.87%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.42%) JIRA
2 6 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (2.42%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.42%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.02%) AppVeyor
3 5 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.61%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.21%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.21%) JUnit
5 3 (1.21%) Maven
5 3 (1.21%) TestNG
6 1 (0.40%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.40%) Gradle
6 1 (0.40%) Moq
6 1 (0.40%) NUnit
General
1 57 (22.98%) Finance
2 46 (18.55%) Retail
3 28 (11.29%) Publishing
4 3 (1.21%) Marketing
5 2 (0.81%) Legal
5 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (35.08%) Developer
2 51 (20.56%) Architect
3 48 (19.35%) .NET Developer
4 39 (15.73%) C# Developer
5 37 (14.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (12.10%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (10.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (7.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 18 (7.26%) Operations Manager
9 16 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 16 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 16 (6.45%) Support Engineer
10 15 (6.05%) Support Manager
11 14 (5.65%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.84%) Consultant
12 12 (4.84%) Technical Architect
12 12 (4.84%) VMware Engineer
13 10 (4.03%) Analyst
13 10 (4.03%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (30.65%) .NET
2 55 (22.18%) CSS
3 54 (21.77%) HTML
4 32 (12.90%) jQuery
5 31 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 26 (10.48%) AngularJS
6 26 (10.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 18 (7.26%) XML
8 16 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 15 (6.05%) JSON
10 14 (5.65%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (5.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (5.24%) WCF
12 11 (4.44%) Entity Framework
12 11 (4.44%) Razor View Engine
13 10 (4.03%) HTML5
14 8 (3.23%) REST
15 7 (2.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 104 (41.94%) Data Centre
2 44 (17.74%) Computer Science
3 32 (12.90%) Public Cloud
4 27 (10.89%) CMDB
5 14 (5.65%) Freedom of Information
6 12 (4.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (4.44%) Private Cloud
8 9 (3.63%) Fintech
8 9 (3.63%) Visualisation
9 8 (3.23%) User Experience
10 5 (2.02%) Clustering
10 5 (2.02%) Replication
11 4 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.40%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.40%) Health Informatics
13 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 55 (22.18%) Windows
2 34 (13.71%) Windows Server
3 18 (7.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (6.45%) Linux
5 6 (2.42%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.61%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.61%) Unix
6 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.21%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.81%) Android
8 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (24.60%) Service Delivery
2 60 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (22.58%) Presales
4 54 (21.77%) Software Engineering
5 48 (19.35%) MVC
6 47 (18.95%) TOGAF
7 46 (18.55%) Line Management
8 43 (17.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 43 (17.34%) ITIL
8 43 (17.34%) Technical Architecture
9 42 (16.94%) Requirements Analysis
9 42 (16.94%) Zachman Framework
10 41 (16.53%) SDLC
11 38 (15.32%) CRM
12 36 (14.52%) Service Management
13 33 (13.31%) Project Management
14 32 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
15 30 (12.10%) ITIL V3
16 28 (11.29%) Business Development
16 28 (11.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 74 (29.84%) C#
2 69 (27.82%) SQL
3 59 (23.79%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.03%) PHP
5 9 (3.63%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.82%) Java
6 7 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.21%) Scala
8 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.81%) Clojure
8 2 (0.81%) Groovy
8 2 (0.81%) Ruby
8 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.40%) C
9 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.40%) Python
9 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.40%) XAML
9 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (21.77%) Degree
2 42 (16.94%) ISEB
3 27 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (10.89%) PMI Certification
3 27 (10.89%) PMP
4 25 (10.08%) MCSE
5 21 (8.47%) MCSA
6 12 (4.84%) SC Cleared
6 12 (4.84%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.63%) MCP
8 6 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.61%) VCAP
9 4 (1.61%) VCDX
10 3 (1.21%) MCITP
11 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.40%) CCA
12 1 (0.40%) CCIE
12 1 (0.40%) CCNP
12 1 (0.40%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) COBIT
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (32.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (28.23%) Active Directory
3 55 (22.18%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (8.47%) Hyper-V
5 18 (7.26%) Virtual Servers
6 17 (6.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.21%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.21%) Docker
8 3 (1.21%) Firmware
8 3 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.21%) XenApp
9 2 (0.81%) HDFS
10 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 56 (22.58%) SCVMM
2 32 (12.90%) SCCM
3 25 (10.08%) vRealize
4 15 (6.05%) SCOrch
5 12 (4.84%) SCOM
6 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (2.42%) Packer
7 6 (2.42%) Puppet
7 6 (2.42%) Terraform
8 5 (2.02%) Backup Exec
8 5 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.61%) Consul
9 4 (1.61%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.61%) WSUS
10 2 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.81%) Grafana
10 2 (0.81%) Graphite
10 2 (0.81%) Uchiwa
11 1 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 110 (44.35%) VMware
2 108 (43.55%) Microsoft
3 63 (25.40%) Cisco
4 52 (20.97%) Citrix
5 35 (14.11%) NetApp
6 30 (12.10%) EMC
6 30 (12.10%) HP
7 29 (11.69%) Oracle
8 28 (11.29%) IBM
9 27 (10.89%) BMC
9 27 (10.89%) CheckPoint
9 27 (10.89%) Juniper
10 14 (5.65%) SolarWinds
11 13 (5.24%) Google
12 5 (2.02%) Facebook
12 5 (2.02%) Kaspersky
12 5 (2.02%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.02%) Sophos
12 5 (2.02%) Symantec
12 5 (2.02%) Veeam
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