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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 77 84 95
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 25 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.83% 1.37% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.38% 20.00% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,200 £31,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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
136 90 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.96% 6.83% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 107 80 41
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £56,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
North Wales +5 11 - -
South Wales -6 7 £28,750 -20.13%
West Wales +11 2 £41,750 +67.00%
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) C#
3 16 (40.00%) .NET
3 16 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 16 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (32.50%) Change Management
5 13 (32.50%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) VMware
6 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (27.50%) Windows
7 11 (27.50%) SignalR
8 10 (25.00%) ITIL
9 9 (22.50%) HTML
9 9 (22.50%) HTML5
9 9 (22.50%) Coaching
10 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 8 (20.00%) SaaS
10 8 (20.00%) TDD
10 8 (20.00%) MVC
11 7 (17.50%) Scrum
11 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
11 7 (17.50%) XML
11 7 (17.50%) SCCM
12 6 (15.00%) Welsh Language
12 6 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (15.00%) OOD
12 6 (15.00%) Service Management
13 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (7.50%) Node.js
1 3 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) SaaS
2 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.00%) IaaS
3 2 (5.00%) Office 365
3 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) VLAN
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) NUnit
2 4 (10.00%) Moq
3 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) MSTest
4 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (15.00%) Welsh Language
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Music Industry
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) QA Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 5 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Report Developer
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (27.50%) SignalR
4 9 (22.50%) HTML
4 9 (22.50%) HTML5
5 7 (17.50%) XML
6 5 (12.50%) CSS
6 5 (12.50%) Web Services
6 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (10.00%) NHibernate
7 4 (10.00%) jQuery
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.50%) XHTML
8 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.50%) WCF
8 3 (7.50%) Ajax
8 3 (7.50%) Autofac
9 1 (2.50%) WinForms
9 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.50%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 13 (32.50%) Change Management
3 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.00%) ITIL
5 9 (22.50%) Coaching
6 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (20.00%) TDD
6 8 (20.00%) MVC
7 7 (17.50%) Scrum
8 6 (15.00%) OOD
8 6 (15.00%) Service Management
9 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.50%) OO
9 5 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) Line Management
10 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Validation
11 3 (7.50%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (7.50%) Product Management
11 3 (7.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) C#
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.00%) Perl
5 3 (7.50%) Python
5 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) MCP
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
2 1 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.50%) XenServer
5 1 (2.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) WSUS
2 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) NetApp
3 2 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.50%) Google