The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 91 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 12 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.94% 0.073% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.90% 3.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £36,000 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
UK

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

Cloud Services Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
71 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.57% 2.06% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 65 25 9
Average salary £36,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £29,600 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Wales

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 9 £36,000 - 1
West Wales +3 3 £37,500 +20.96%
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Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
3 25 (73.53%) C#
4 24 (70.59%) HTML
4 24 (70.59%) .NET
4 24 (70.59%) MVC
5 19 (55.88%) HTML5
6 18 (52.94%) .NET Framework
6 18 (52.94%) SQL
6 18 (52.94%) Windows
6 18 (52.94%) OOD
7 16 (47.06%) MS Excel
7 16 (47.06%) OO
7 16 (47.06%) WCF
7 16 (47.06%) TDD
8 15 (44.12%) XML
8 15 (44.12%) WinForms
9 13 (38.24%) PaaS
9 13 (38.24%) IaaS
9 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (32.35%) MSTest
10 11 (32.35%) Moq
10 11 (32.35%) Product Management
10 11 (32.35%) NUnit
10 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
10 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
11 9 (26.47%) Android
11 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
11 9 (26.47%) iOS Development

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 5 (14.71%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (47.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) PaaS
1 13 (38.24%) IaaS
2 5 (14.71%) SaaS
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) LAN
1 4 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) VPN
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.88%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MSTest
1 11 (32.35%) Moq
1 11 (32.35%) NUnit
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Welsh Language
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior SQL DBA
4 3 (8.82%) Senior DBA
4 3 (8.82%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 3 (8.82%) SQL DBA
4 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (8.82%) Lead Developer
4 3 (8.82%) DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) HTML
1 24 (70.59%) .NET
2 19 (55.88%) HTML5
3 18 (52.94%) .NET Framework
4 16 (47.06%) WCF
5 15 (44.12%) XML
5 15 (44.12%) WinForms
6 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
8 7 (20.59%) CSS
9 5 (14.71%) jQuery
10 4 (11.76%) REST
10 4 (11.76%) SignalR
11 3 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (8.82%) Durandal
12 2 (5.88%) XSLT
12 2 (5.88%) Lucene
12 2 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Android
2 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Phone
4 3 (8.82%) CentOS
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) MVC
2 18 (52.94%) OOD
3 16 (47.06%) OO
3 16 (47.06%) TDD
4 11 (32.35%) Product Management
5 9 (26.47%) iOS Development
6 8 (23.53%) Android Development
7 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.71%) Time Management
8 5 (14.71%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
10 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.82%) B2B
10 3 (8.82%) OOP
10 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
10 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (5.88%) SOA
11 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.88%) Network Design
11 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) C#
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) CoffeeScript
4 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.82%) Ruby
4 3 (8.82%) Perl
4 3 (8.82%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) XenServer
3 2 (5.88%) KVM
3 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Google
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.88%) Xamarin