The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 80 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 21 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.59% 0.16% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.65% 5.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.47%
Cloud Services Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
97 36 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.35% 2.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 85 36 0
Average salary £36,000 £56,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
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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
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 23 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 +6 12 £36,000 +33.33%
West Wales - 2 £25,000 -
North Wales - 2 £23,500 -
Microsoft Azure
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Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
3 26 (81.25%) .NET
3 26 (81.25%) HTML
3 26 (81.25%) MVC
4 25 (78.13%) C#
5 23 (71.88%) Windows
5 23 (71.88%) WCF
6 22 (68.75%) XML
6 22 (68.75%) SQL
7 21 (65.63%) .NET Framework
7 21 (65.63%) WinForms
8 16 (50.00%) Android
8 16 (50.00%) Apple iOS
8 16 (50.00%) iOS Development
9 15 (46.88%) Android Development
9 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
9 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
10 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
11 13 (40.63%) OOD
11 13 (40.63%) CSS
11 13 (40.63%) HTML5
12 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (34.38%) IaaS
13 11 (34.38%) PaaS
13 11 (34.38%) Silverlight
13 11 (34.38%) OO
13 11 (34.38%) TDD
14 10 (31.25%) GIS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) Umbraco
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) PaaS
1 11 (34.38%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
1 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle Forms
1 10 (31.25%) Mercurial
2 9 (28.13%) MSTest
2 9 (28.13%) Moq
2 9 (28.13%) NUnit
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 11 (34.38%) C# Developer
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (31.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Senior SQL DBA
5 3 (9.38%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (9.38%) DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (81.25%) HTML
1 26 (81.25%) .NET
2 23 (71.88%) WCF
3 22 (68.75%) XML
4 21 (65.63%) WinForms
4 21 (65.63%) .NET Framework
5 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
6 13 (40.63%) CSS
6 13 (40.63%) HTML5
7 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (34.38%) Silverlight
9 10 (31.25%) LINQ
9 10 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (31.25%) XSLT
9 10 (31.25%) WPF
10 3 (9.38%) SignalR
10 3 (9.38%) jQuery
11 2 (6.25%) REST
11 2 (6.25%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Blackberry
1 10 (31.25%) GIS
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Android
2 16 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Phone
4 4 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) MVC
2 16 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 15 (46.88%) Android Development
4 13 (40.63%) OOD
5 11 (34.38%) OO
5 11 (34.38%) TDD
6 9 (28.13%) Product Management
7 4 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (9.38%) SOA
9 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
10 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.13%) Time Management
10 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 22 (68.75%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) XAML
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) XenServer
2 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.25%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Google