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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 80 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 17 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.32% 0.15% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.24% 5.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 0
Average salary £36,000 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -
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
84 36 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.51% 2.79% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 77 36 7
Average salary £36,000 £54,125 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.48% -1.59%
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +11 12 £36,000 +33.33% 5
West Wales +8 1 £32,500 +4.83%
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Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (89.19%) SQL Server
2 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
3 30 (81.08%) C#
4 29 (78.38%) HTML
4 29 (78.38%) .NET
4 29 (78.38%) MVC
5 24 (64.86%) Windows
6 23 (62.16%) SQL
6 23 (62.16%) WCF
7 22 (59.46%) .NET Framework
7 22 (59.46%) XML
8 21 (56.76%) WinForms
9 19 (51.35%) HTML5
10 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
10 17 (45.95%) OOD
11 15 (40.54%) OO
11 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
11 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
11 15 (40.54%) TDD
11 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (37.84%) iOS Development
12 14 (37.84%) Android
12 14 (37.84%) PaaS
12 14 (37.84%) Apple iOS
12 14 (37.84%) IaaS
13 13 (35.14%) Android Development
14 12 (32.43%) Moq
14 12 (32.43%) MSTest
14 12 (32.43%) Product Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) PaaS
1 14 (37.84%) IaaS
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (89.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) NUnit
1 12 (32.43%) MSTest
1 12 (32.43%) Moq
2 7 (18.92%) Mercurial
2 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Welsh Language
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 22 (59.46%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.62%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Senior SQL DBA
5 3 (8.11%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (8.11%) DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) HTML
1 29 (78.38%) .NET
2 23 (62.16%) WCF
3 22 (59.46%) .NET Framework
3 22 (59.46%) XML
4 21 (56.76%) WinForms
5 19 (51.35%) HTML5
6 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
7 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (29.73%) CSS
9 8 (21.62%) Silverlight
10 7 (18.92%) LINQ
10 7 (18.92%) WPF
10 7 (18.92%) XSLT
10 7 (18.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (10.81%) REST
11 4 (10.81%) SignalR
11 4 (10.81%) jQuery
12 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
1 7 (18.92%) GIS
2 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Android
2 14 (37.84%) Apple iOS
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Phone
4 3 (8.11%) CentOS
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) MVC
2 17 (45.95%) OOD
3 15 (40.54%) OO
3 15 (40.54%) TDD
4 14 (37.84%) iOS Development
5 13 (35.14%) Android Development
6 12 (32.43%) Product Management
7 5 (13.51%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (8.11%) Time Management
8 3 (8.11%) SOA
8 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
9 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.70%) B2B
10 1 (2.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) C#
2 23 (62.16%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) XAML
4 3 (8.11%) Ruby
4 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.70%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.11%) XenServer
2 2 (5.41%) KVM
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
1 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Google
4 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
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