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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 99 114 112
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 37 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.58% 11.76% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 36 4 5
Average salary £51,250 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.81% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £31,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £49,800 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +8.88%
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
104 51 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.71% 2.52% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 97 46 27
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £38,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,000 £71,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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 27 November 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 42 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 34 (73.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (71.74%) Windows
4 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (56.52%) C#
5 26 (56.52%) .NET
6 25 (54.35%) CSS
6 25 (54.35%) SQL
7 24 (52.17%) HTML
7 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
8 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 23 (50.00%) ASP.NET
9 22 (47.83%) Office 365
10 21 (45.65%) Ajax
10 21 (45.65%) T-SQL
10 21 (45.65%) MCSD
11 20 (43.48%) SharePoint
12 18 (39.13%) IIS
13 17 (36.96%) OO
14 16 (34.78%) BizTalk Server
14 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
14 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (32.61%) MCTS
15 15 (32.61%) WCF
15 15 (32.61%) Project Management
15 15 (32.61%) MCAD
15 15 (32.61%) OOA/OOD
15 15 (32.61%) CRM
15 15 (32.61%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (30.43%) MCP

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 20 (43.48%) SharePoint
2 18 (39.13%) IIS
3 16 (34.78%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (32.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (30.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (4.35%) Apache
7 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.35%) nginx
7 2 (4.35%) Node.js
8 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.17%) Lync
8 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Project
2 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (47.83%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DHCP
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
1 2 (4.35%) SAN
1 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
1 2 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.04%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.87%) Automotive
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Project Manager
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Manager
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Project Manager
5 8 (17.39%) Senior Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Architect
7 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (6.52%) Consultant
11 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
11 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
12 1 (2.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (56.52%) .NET
2 25 (54.35%) CSS
3 24 (52.17%) HTML
4 23 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 21 (45.65%) Ajax
6 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
7 15 (32.61%) WCF
8 9 (19.57%) jQuery
9 3 (6.52%) RESTful
10 2 (4.35%) LAMP
10 2 (4.35%) HTML5
10 2 (4.35%) CSS3
11 1 (2.17%) Task Parallel Library
11 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) PMI
2 7 (15.22%) Mathematics
2 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.04%) Remote Sensing
3 6 (13.04%) Telematics
3 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) OO
3 15 (32.61%) CRM
3 15 (32.61%) Project Management
3 15 (32.61%) OOA/OOD
4 13 (28.26%) Migration
5 9 (19.57%) PRINCE
5 9 (19.57%) Waterfall
6 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
6 6 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (6.52%) MVC
8 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (4.35%) MOF
8 2 (4.35%) ITIL
8 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.35%) Line Management
9 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.17%) Coaching
9 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) C#
2 25 (54.35%) SQL
3 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (45.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (73.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (45.65%) MCSD
3 15 (32.61%) MCAD
3 15 (32.61%) MCTS
4 14 (30.43%) MCP
5 9 (19.57%) PMI Certification
5 9 (19.57%) Degree
5 9 (19.57%) MAPM
6 3 (6.52%) MCSE
7 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) MCPD
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Windows Intune
2 4 (8.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (8.70%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) SCOM
2 4 (8.70%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.35%) SCSM
3 2 (4.35%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.35%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.17%) VMware
2 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago