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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 85 85 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 20 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.44% 1.32% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.80% 18.68% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 2
Average salary £33,000 £36,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £28,804 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £41,000 £30,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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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
101 91 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.26% 7.08% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 78 83 37
Average salary £33,000 £36,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,800 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £45,000
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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -2 15 £33,000 -8.33% 4
North Wales - 2 £47,500 -
West Wales +6 1 £45,000 +38.46% 1
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Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (45.65%) .NET
3 15 (32.61%) Service Delivery
3 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
3 15 (32.61%) Mobile App
4 14 (30.43%) C#
4 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (28.26%) Change Management
6 12 (26.09%) SQL
6 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (23.91%) CRM
8 10 (21.74%) VMware
8 10 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (21.74%) SignalR
9 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
9 9 (19.57%) ITIL
10 7 (15.22%) HTML
10 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
10 7 (15.22%) CSS
10 7 (15.22%) Web Services
10 7 (15.22%) Windows
10 7 (15.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (15.22%) Office 365
11 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
11 6 (13.04%) Scrum
11 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.04%) Python

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.22%) Office 365
3 5 (10.87%) SaaS
4 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.87%) Firewall
1 5 (10.87%) VLAN
2 3 (6.52%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.17%) NUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Moq
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Music Industry
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) C# Developer
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) SharePoint Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) QA Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Release Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.35%) DBA
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Report Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) .NET
2 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (21.74%) SignalR
4 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
4 7 (15.22%) CSS
4 7 (15.22%) Web Services
4 7 (15.22%) HTML
5 4 (8.70%) jQuery
5 4 (8.70%) HTML5
6 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.52%) WCF
6 3 (6.52%) XML
7 2 (4.35%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.17%) XHTML
8 1 (2.17%) Ajax
8 1 (2.17%) Autofac
8 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.87%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) CMDB
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) CentOS
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Service Delivery
2 13 (28.26%) Change Management
3 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.91%) CRM
5 9 (19.57%) ITIL
6 6 (13.04%) Scrum
7 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.87%) Validation
7 5 (10.87%) MVC
7 5 (10.87%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) Coaching
8 3 (6.52%) SDLC
8 3 (6.52%) Migration
9 2 (4.35%) Workflow
9 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.35%) Code Coverage
9 2 (4.35%) Service Management
9 2 (4.35%) OO
9 2 (4.35%) Database Mirroring
9 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) C#
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.04%) Python
3 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.87%) Perl
4 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) NetApp
3 1 (2.17%) McAfee
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