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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 49 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 58 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.31% 1.44% 1.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.85% 18.87% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 52 12 21
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £39,600 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
142 106 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.56% 7.65% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 118 78 101
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £22,200 £25,900
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 Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Wales

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
South Wales +40 49 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Mid Wales - 5 - -
West Wales -21 2 £30,000 -28.14%
North Wales +5 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 56 (52.83%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (51.89%) Microsoft
3 47 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (38.68%) .NET
5 38 (35.85%) Windows
6 30 (28.30%) C#
7 25 (23.58%) VMware
8 24 (22.64%) MVC
8 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
8 24 (22.64%) Linux
9 22 (20.75%) DevOps
10 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET
11 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
13 18 (16.98%) ITIL
13 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
13 18 (16.98%) SQL
13 18 (16.98%) .NET Framework
14 17 (16.04%) SaaS
14 17 (16.04%) HTML
14 17 (16.04%) Active Directory
14 17 (16.04%) TCP/IP
14 17 (16.04%) Scrum
14 17 (16.04%) TDD
15 16 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (15.09%) IaaS
15 16 (15.09%) Windows Server
16 15 (14.15%) Cloud Computing
16 15 (14.15%) Python
17 14 (13.21%) Unix

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (13.21%) OpenStack
2 9 (8.49%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (8.49%) IIS
2 9 (8.49%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.72%) SAS
4 2 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 56 (52.83%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (16.04%) SaaS
3 16 (15.09%) IaaS
4 15 (14.15%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (12.26%) Office 365
6 8 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (4.72%) PaaS
8 4 (3.77%) GitHub
9 1 (0.94%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.94%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.04%) TCP/IP
2 14 (13.21%) HTTP
3 8 (7.55%) Firewall
4 7 (6.60%) VLAN
5 6 (5.66%) DNS
6 4 (3.77%) Internet
6 4 (3.77%) SNMP
7 3 (2.83%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.83%) SAN
7 3 (2.83%) VPN
8 2 (1.89%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.94%) FTP
9 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.94%) LAN
9 1 (0.94%) Skype
9 1 (0.94%) SMTP
9 1 (0.94%) SSL
9 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.83%) MySQL
4 3 (2.83%) OLAP
5 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.89%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (1.89%) QlikView
5 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.94%) Big Data
6 1 (0.94%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (12.26%) NUnit
2 10 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.66%) TeamCity
4 5 (4.72%) JIRA
4 5 (4.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.77%) Moq
5 4 (3.77%) MSTest
5 4 (3.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.89%) NuGet
6 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (10.38%) Welsh Language
2 9 (8.49%) Finance
3 6 (5.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (33.96%) Developer
2 19 (17.92%) .NET Developer
3 13 (12.26%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (12.26%) C# Developer
4 10 (9.43%) Software Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Agile .NET Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Agile C# Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Agile Developer
5 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Azure Consultant
5 9 (8.49%) Consultant
6 7 (6.60%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) SCCM Consultant
7 6 (5.66%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.66%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (38.68%) .NET
2 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET
3 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (16.98%) .NET Framework
5 17 (16.04%) HTML
6 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (9.43%) HTML5
8 9 (8.49%) NHibernate
9 8 (7.55%) WCF
10 7 (6.60%) COM
10 7 (6.60%) CSS
10 7 (6.60%) jQuery
10 7 (6.60%) JSON
10 7 (6.60%) MSMQ
10 7 (6.60%) XML
11 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (5.66%) Node.js
12 4 (3.77%) WinForms
13 3 (2.83%) Web Services
14 2 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Public Cloud
2 7 (6.60%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) BYOD
6 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.94%) Informatics
6 1 (0.94%) NHS
6 1 (0.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.85%) Windows
2 24 (22.64%) Linux
3 16 (15.09%) Windows Server
4 14 (13.21%) Unix
5 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.66%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.89%) CentOS
8 2 (1.89%) Debian
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.64%) MVC
3 22 (20.75%) DevOps
4 18 (16.98%) ITIL
5 17 (16.04%) Scrum
5 17 (16.04%) TDD
6 14 (13.21%) SDLC
7 13 (12.26%) OO
8 11 (10.38%) Functional Programming
8 11 (10.38%) Online Security
8 11 (10.38%) Software Engineering
9 10 (9.43%) Web Development
10 9 (8.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (8.49%) OOP
11 8 (7.55%) CRM
12 7 (6.60%) Change Management
12 7 (6.60%) Coaching
12 7 (6.60%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (6.60%) Microservices
12 7 (6.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.30%) C#
2 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
2 18 (16.98%) SQL
3 15 (14.15%) Python
4 14 (13.21%) Perl
4 14 (13.21%) PowerShell
5 12 (11.32%) C++
5 12 (11.32%) Java
6 11 (10.38%) C
6 11 (10.38%) Erlang
7 8 (7.55%) R
8 4 (3.77%) Haskell
8 4 (3.77%) Lisp
8 4 (3.77%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.89%) VB
11 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.94%) PHP
11 1 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (6.60%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 17 (16.04%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.89%) Docker
4 2 (1.89%) iptables
5 1 (0.94%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (5.66%) Nagios
1 6 (5.66%) SCCM
2 4 (3.77%) AppManager
2 4 (3.77%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (2.83%) Ansible
3 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.83%) yum
4 2 (1.89%) Nessus
4 2 (1.89%) Nmap
4 2 (1.89%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.94%) OpenView
5 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.94%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 55 (51.89%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.58%) VMware
3 8 (7.55%) Cisco
4 5 (4.72%) AppDynamics
4 5 (4.72%) Atlassian
4 5 (4.72%) New Relic
5 4 (3.77%) NetIQ
5 4 (3.77%) Rackspace
5 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.89%) PagerDuty
6 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.94%) Citrix
7 1 (0.94%) SolarWinds