The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 44 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 50 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.41% 1.07% 1.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.48% 13.98% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49 8 13
Median salary £40,000 £31,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £22,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,200 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Microsoft Azure
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
115 93 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.15% 7.65% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 108 73 88
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,350 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,000 £55,000
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 South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the South Wales region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in South Wales

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in South Wales

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +25 26 £40,000 +29.03%
Newport - 13 £41,500 -
Caerphilly - 9 £42,500 -
Torfaen - 2 £30,750 -
Microsoft Azure
Wales

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 56 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (38.75%) .NET
5 29 (36.25%) Windows
6 25 (31.25%) VMware
7 24 (30.00%) Linux
8 23 (28.75%) SQL Server
9 22 (27.50%) DevOps
10 20 (25.00%) C#
11 19 (23.75%) MS Excel
12 17 (21.25%) ITIL
12 17 (21.25%) HTML
12 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
12 17 (21.25%) SQL
13 16 (20.00%) IaaS
13 16 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (18.75%) Python
14 15 (18.75%) MVC
15 14 (17.50%) Unix
15 14 (17.50%) Perl
15 14 (17.50%) HTTP
15 14 (17.50%) TCP/IP
15 14 (17.50%) OpenStack
16 13 (16.25%) Windows Server
17 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (15.00%) Java

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 14 (17.50%) OpenStack
2 9 (11.25%) IIS
2 9 (11.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.25%) SAS
4 2 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (23.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 56 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (20.00%) IaaS
3 15 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (10.00%) SaaS
5 6 (7.50%) Office 365
6 5 (6.25%) PaaS
7 4 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.50%) HTTP
1 14 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.00%) Firewall
3 7 (8.75%) VLAN
4 4 (5.00%) Internet
4 4 (5.00%) SNMP
5 3 (3.75%) SAN
5 3 (3.75%) VPN
6 2 (2.50%) DNS
6 2 (2.50%) tcpdump
6 2 (2.50%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.25%) FTP
7 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.25%) LAN
7 1 (1.25%) Skype
7 1 (1.25%) SMTP
7 1 (1.25%) SSL
7 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.75%) MySQL
3 3 (3.75%) OLAP
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.50%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) Big Data
5 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) QlikView
5 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.50%) TeamCity
3 5 (6.25%) JIRA
3 5 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.00%) Moq
4 4 (5.00%) MSTest
4 4 (5.00%) NUnit
5 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.50%) NuGet
6 2 (2.50%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (13.75%) Welsh Language
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
3 5 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Developer
2 10 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 7 (8.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.75%) Project Manager
3 7 (8.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.75%) Software Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) Security Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Junior
5 5 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Monitoring Specialist
5 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Software Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (5.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.75%) .NET
2 17 (21.25%) HTML
3 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (12.50%) HTML5
5 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (10.00%) WCF
6 7 (8.75%) COM
6 7 (8.75%) CSS
6 7 (8.75%) JSON
6 7 (8.75%) MSMQ
6 7 (8.75%) XML
7 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (7.50%) jQuery
7 6 (7.50%) Node.js
8 4 (5.00%) WinForms
9 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.50%) Ajax
10 2 (2.50%) Middleware
10 2 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Public Cloud
2 7 (8.75%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) BYOD
6 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.25%) Informatics
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.25%) Windows
2 24 (30.00%) Linux
3 14 (17.50%) Unix
4 13 (16.25%) Windows Server
5 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.50%) CentOS
7 2 (2.50%) Debian
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.50%) DevOps
3 17 (21.25%) ITIL
4 15 (18.75%) MVC
5 11 (13.75%) Functional Programming
5 11 (13.75%) Online Security
5 11 (13.75%) Software Engineering
6 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.00%) Scrum
7 8 (10.00%) TDD
8 7 (8.75%) Change Management
8 7 (8.75%) Coaching
8 7 (8.75%) CRM
8 7 (8.75%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (8.75%) Microservices
8 7 (8.75%) Project Management
8 7 (8.75%) Security Operations
9 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) C#
2 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
2 17 (21.25%) SQL
3 15 (18.75%) Python
4 14 (17.50%) Perl
5 12 (15.00%) C++
5 12 (15.00%) Java
6 11 (13.75%) C
6 11 (13.75%) Erlang
7 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 7 (8.75%) R
9 4 (5.00%) Haskell
9 4 (5.00%) Lisp
9 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.50%) VB
11 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 16 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.50%) Docker
4 2 (2.50%) iptables
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Nagios
2 4 (5.00%) AppManager
2 4 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (3.75%) Ansible
3 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.75%) yum
4 2 (2.50%) Nessus
4 2 (2.50%) Nmap
4 2 (2.50%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.25%) OpenView
5 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.25%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 40 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (31.25%) VMware
3 8 (10.00%) Cisco
4 5 (6.25%) AppDynamics
4 5 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.25%) New Relic
5 4 (5.00%) NetIQ
5 4 (5.00%) Rackspace
5 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.50%) PagerDuty
6 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix
7 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds