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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 55 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 58 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.51% 2.08% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.96% 30.23% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 51 25 15
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £25,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £49,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
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
135 86 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.50% 6.89% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 106 82 107
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £48,750
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +11 27 £43,750 +65.09% 3
West Wales +6 26 £40,000 +3.89% 4
Mid Wales -12 3 - -
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 42 (51.22%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (48.78%) Microsoft
4 34 (41.46%) C#
5 33 (40.24%) .NET
6 30 (36.59%) SQL Server
7 28 (34.15%) SQL
8 27 (32.93%) MVC
9 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET
10 24 (29.27%) Windows
11 22 (26.83%) HTML
12 21 (25.61%) Scrum
13 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (19.51%) Linux
14 16 (19.51%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (18.29%) OO
16 14 (17.07%) VMware
16 14 (17.07%) Java
16 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
16 14 (17.07%) NHibernate
16 14 (17.07%) .NET Framework
16 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (17.07%) IaaS
17 13 (15.85%) DevOps
17 13 (15.85%) Degree
17 13 (15.85%) XML
18 12 (14.63%) OOP
18 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
18 12 (14.63%) Python
18 12 (14.63%) Web Development

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 10 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (8.54%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.54%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (4.88%) IIS
3 4 (4.88%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.22%) Apache
6 1 (1.22%) Confluence
6 1 (1.22%) JBoss
6 1 (1.22%) nginx
6 1 (1.22%) SAS
6 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 42 (51.22%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (17.07%) IaaS
3 9 (10.98%) Office 365
4 8 (9.76%) PaaS
5 7 (8.54%) SaaS
6 6 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (4.88%) Bluemix
7 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (4.88%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.22%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (1.22%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) HTTP
2 5 (6.10%) DNS
2 5 (6.10%) VPN
3 4 (4.88%) Firewall
3 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.88%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.66%) Skype
4 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.44%) Internet
5 2 (2.44%) VLAN
6 1 (1.22%) DHCP
6 1 (1.22%) FTP
6 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.22%) LAN
6 1 (1.22%) SAN
6 1 (1.22%) SMTP
6 1 (1.22%) SNMP
6 1 (1.22%) SSL
6 1 (1.22%) VoIP
6 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.41%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.54%) Big Data
4 7 (8.54%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (7.32%) HBase
5 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (7.32%) Sqoop
6 5 (6.10%) RavenDB
6 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.44%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.44%) MySQL
8 2 (2.44%) OLAP
8 2 (2.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.20%) Mercurial
2 10 (12.20%) Subversion
3 6 (7.32%) Selenium
3 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.66%) Ant
5 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.44%) Maven
6 2 (2.44%) Moq
6 2 (2.44%) NUnit
6 2 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 6 (7.32%) Advertising
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 37 (45.12%) Developer
2 18 (21.95%) C# Developer
3 15 (18.29%) .NET Developer
4 8 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Big Data Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Java Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Java Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) SQL Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) CRM Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.24%) .NET
2 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET
3 22 (26.83%) HTML
4 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (17.07%) .NET Framework
5 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (17.07%) NHibernate
6 13 (15.85%) XML
7 12 (14.63%) WCF
8 11 (13.41%) Entity Framework
9 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (12.20%) CSS
9 10 (12.20%) RESTful
9 10 (12.20%) Web Services
9 10 (12.20%) WPF
10 8 (9.76%) HTML5
11 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 5 (6.10%) CSS3
12 5 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (14.63%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.66%) Fintech
4 3 (3.66%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.66%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.44%) User Experience
6 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.22%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 16 (19.51%) Linux
3 9 (10.98%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (9.76%) Unix
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.93%) MVC
3 21 (25.61%) Scrum
4 15 (18.29%) OO
5 13 (15.85%) DevOps
6 12 (14.63%) OOP
6 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
6 12 (14.63%) Web Development
7 11 (13.41%) TDD
8 10 (12.20%) Automated Testing
8 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.20%) Kanban
8 10 (12.20%) MVVM
8 10 (12.20%) Use Case
9 9 (10.98%) CRM
10 8 (9.76%) ITIL
11 6 (7.32%) BDD
11 6 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (7.32%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.46%) C#
2 28 (34.15%) SQL
3 14 (17.07%) Java
3 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.63%) Python
5 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.54%) Ruby
7 6 (7.32%) Go
7 6 (7.32%) Scala
8 4 (4.88%) Perl
8 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.66%) C
9 3 (3.66%) C++
9 3 (3.66%) Erlang
10 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.44%) Groovy
11 1 (1.22%) Haskell
11 1 (1.22%) Lisp
11 1 (1.22%) PHP
11 1 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.76%) MCSE
4 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.44%) MCSA
6 1 (1.22%) CCNA
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.22%) RHCE
6 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.32%) HDFS
4 6 (7.32%) vSphere
5 3 (3.66%) Docker
6 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Puppet
2 5 (6.10%) Ansible
2 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) AppManager
3 1 (1.22%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.22%) Nagios
3 1 (1.22%) OpenView
3 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 40 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) VMware
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco
3 6 (7.32%) Cloudera
3 6 (7.32%) Hortonworks
4 4 (4.88%) AppDynamics
4 4 (4.88%) CheckPoint
4 4 (4.88%) F5
4 4 (4.88%) Juniper
4 4 (4.88%) Splunk
4 4 (4.88%) Vyatta
5 2 (2.44%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.44%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.44%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.22%) Avaya
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.22%) Xamarin
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