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

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 81 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 23 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.68% 1.20% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.97% 19.74% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 3
Average salary £35,250 £25,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.00% -12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £38,400 £31,700
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
144 76 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.50% 6.06% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 115 71 29
Average salary £43,000 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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 7 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 7 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 - 11 - -
South Wales +2 8 £35,250 -2.08%
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Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 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 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 22 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 17 (38.64%) C#
4 16 (36.36%) .NET
4 16 (36.36%) Mobile App
5 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (31.82%) VMware
5 14 (31.82%) SQL
5 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (29.55%) Windows
6 13 (29.55%) Change Management
6 13 (29.55%) Mentoring
7 12 (27.27%) Welsh Language
8 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (25.00%) SignalR
9 10 (22.73%) Line Management
9 10 (22.73%) SCCM
9 10 (22.73%) ITIL
10 9 (20.45%) HTML
10 9 (20.45%) HTML5
10 9 (20.45%) Coaching
11 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (18.18%) MVC
12 7 (15.91%) Scrum
12 7 (15.91%) SolarWinds
12 7 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (15.91%) SaaS
12 7 (15.91%) TDD
13 6 (13.64%) PowerShell

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (6.82%) Node.js
2 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) SaaS
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) IaaS
3 4 (9.09%) Office 365
4 2 (4.55%) PaaS
4 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.27%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) VPN
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) WAN
2 4 (9.09%) DHCP
3 3 (6.82%) VoIP
3 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.82%) Wireless
3 3 (6.82%) MPLS
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
3 3 (6.82%) VLAN
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.36%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) NUnit
2 3 (6.82%) Moq
3 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) MSTest
4 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (27.27%) Welsh Language
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Test Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) QA Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) .NET
2 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (25.00%) SignalR
4 9 (20.45%) HTML
4 9 (20.45%) HTML5
5 6 (13.64%) XML
6 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.36%) CSS
6 5 (11.36%) Web Services
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.82%) jQuery
8 3 (6.82%) WCF
8 3 (6.82%) NHibernate
8 3 (6.82%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (4.55%) Autofac
9 2 (4.55%) Ajax
9 2 (4.55%) XHTML
10 1 (2.27%) WinForms
10 1 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) UNIX
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) CentOS
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 13 (29.55%) Change Management
2 13 (29.55%) Mentoring
3 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.73%) Line Management
4 10 (22.73%) ITIL
5 9 (20.45%) Coaching
6 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (18.18%) MVC
7 7 (15.91%) Scrum
7 7 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (15.91%) TDD
8 6 (13.64%) Service Management
8 6 (13.64%) OOD
9 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.36%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.09%) OO
11 3 (6.82%) Validation
11 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) C#
2 14 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) CCNP
1 3 (6.82%) CCNA
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
3 1 (2.27%) MCP
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) ProxySG
4 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) XenServer
5 1 (2.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) SCCM
2 5 (11.36%) SCOM
2 5 (11.36%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) SolarWinds
4 5 (11.36%) McAfee
4 5 (11.36%) NetApp
5 4 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco
6 3 (6.82%) Citrix
6 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.82%) Juniper
6 3 (6.82%) Mitel
6 3 (6.82%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.27%) Google