The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 69 129 202
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +73
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 213 94 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.46% 1.63% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.52% 27.89% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 157 56 20
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Microsoft Azure
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
513 337 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.33% 5.84% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 387 248 179
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the West Midlands region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Birmingham +65 119 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Coventry +13 32 £50,000 - 3
Worcestershire +15 13 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Staffordshire -2 9 £50,000 +66.66% 5
Walsall +2 7 £35,000 -30.00%
Warwickshire -6 5 £44,000 +10.00%
Herefordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Solihull +6 4 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Shropshire - 4 £67,500 - 3
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £31,000 - 1
West Bromwich -9 2 £51,500 -20.76%
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 201 (56.46%) Microsoft
2 146 (41.01%) .NET
3 129 (36.24%) C#
4 113 (31.74%) MVC
5 106 (29.78%) JavaScript
6 104 (29.21%) ASP.NET
7 103 (28.93%) SQL Server
8 98 (27.53%) Office 365
9 93 (26.12%) Amazon AWS
10 90 (25.28%) SharePoint
11 89 (25.00%) VMware
12 88 (24.72%) Active Directory
13 86 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
14 84 (23.60%) IaaS
15 81 (22.75%) Windows
16 77 (21.63%) CSS
16 77 (21.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 76 (21.35%) ASP.NET Web API
18 75 (21.07%) SQL
19 73 (20.51%) Data Centre
20 72 (20.22%) jQuery
21 71 (19.94%) Web Services
22 70 (19.66%) WCF
23 68 (19.10%) ITIL
24 64 (17.98%) XML
24 64 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
25 60 (16.85%) PaaS
26 59 (16.57%) MS Excel
27 57 (16.01%) .NET Framework
28 52 (14.61%) HTML

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 90 (25.28%) SharePoint
2 46 (12.92%) Skype for Business
3 38 (10.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (5.06%) MS Exchange
6 16 (4.49%) IIS
6 16 (4.49%) OpenStack
7 9 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.97%) nginx
9 4 (1.12%) CMS
9 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.84%) Apache
10 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.28%) JBoss
12 1 (0.28%) Mule
Applications
1 59 (16.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.53%) MS Office
3 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (6.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 98 (27.53%) Office 365
2 93 (26.12%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (23.60%) IaaS
4 60 (16.85%) PaaS
5 41 (11.52%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (8.99%) SaaS
7 28 (7.87%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (4.78%) OneDrive
9 15 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.12%) Yammer
11 2 (0.56%) Heroku
12 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.30%) Firewall
2 18 (5.06%) LAN
3 16 (4.49%) WAN
4 13 (3.65%) Skype
4 13 (3.65%) VoIP
5 10 (2.81%) DHCP
5 10 (2.81%) DNS
5 10 (2.81%) MPLS
6 9 (2.53%) WLAN
7 8 (2.25%) VPN
8 7 (1.97%) Network Security
8 7 (1.97%) SAN
8 7 (1.97%) Wireless
9 5 (1.40%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.12%) BGP
10 4 (1.12%) EIGRP
10 4 (1.12%) NAS
10 4 (1.12%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.12%) OSPF
10 4 (1.12%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.34%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.78%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.49%) MySQL
5 13 (3.65%) DB2
5 13 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (1.97%) Big Data
8 6 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.40%) DocumentDB
9 5 (1.40%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.12%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.84%) OLAP
11 3 (0.84%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 29 (8.15%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.21%) Subversion
5 14 (3.93%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.69%) JIRA
7 5 (1.40%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.40%) Maven
8 2 (0.56%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.28%) Moq
9 1 (0.28%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (5.06%) Telecoms
2 13 (3.65%) Publishing
3 11 (3.09%) Finance
4 9 (2.53%) Retail
5 6 (1.69%) Games
6 5 (1.40%) Legal
7 4 (1.12%) Law
7 4 (1.12%) Local Government
7 4 (1.12%) Marketing
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
8 2 (0.56%) Automotive
8 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (36.52%) Developer
2 85 (23.88%) .NET Developer
3 74 (20.79%) Architect
4 42 (11.80%) ASP.NET Developer
5 39 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 34 (9.55%) Senior Developer
6 34 (9.55%) Solutions Architect
7 33 (9.27%) Consultant
8 30 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (6.46%) SharePoint Developer
10 22 (6.18%) Office 365 Developer
11 21 (5.90%) C# Developer
12 20 (5.62%) Azure Developer
13 19 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
14 15 (4.21%) Enterprise Architect
15 14 (3.93%) Infrastructure Architect
15 14 (3.93%) Senior .NET Developer
15 14 (3.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (3.93%) SharePoint Consultant
16 13 (3.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (41.01%) .NET
2 104 (29.21%) ASP.NET
3 77 (21.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 77 (21.63%) CSS
4 76 (21.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 72 (20.22%) jQuery
6 71 (19.94%) Web Services
7 70 (19.66%) WCF
8 64 (17.98%) XML
9 57 (16.01%) .NET Framework
10 52 (14.61%) HTML
11 51 (14.33%) Entity Framework
12 45 (12.64%) AngularJS
12 45 (12.64%) WPF
13 40 (11.24%) LINQ
14 38 (10.67%) XSL
15 31 (8.71%) WF
16 25 (7.02%) REST
17 23 (6.46%) HTML5
17 23 (6.46%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.30%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (6.46%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.90%) Mobile App
4 21 (5.90%) User Experience
5 17 (4.78%) Public Cloud
6 13 (3.65%) CMDB
7 6 (1.69%) Clustering
8 5 (1.40%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.12%) AS400
9 4 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.12%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.12%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.84%) FMCG
10 3 (0.84%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (22.75%) Windows
2 46 (12.92%) Windows Server
3 33 (9.27%) Linux
4 20 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (4.21%) Windows 10
6 13 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.53%) Unix
7 9 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.97%) Android
9 6 (1.69%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.56%) CentOS
12 1 (0.28%) Solaris
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (31.74%) MVC
2 86 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (19.10%) ITIL
4 47 (13.20%) Presales
5 44 (12.36%) CRM
6 42 (11.80%) TOGAF
7 36 (10.11%) Scrum
8 35 (9.83%) Software Engineering
9 30 (8.43%) Service Delivery
10 28 (7.87%) DevOps
11 27 (7.58%) TDD
12 25 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (7.02%) OO
13 24 (6.74%) Open Source
13 24 (6.74%) Project Management
13 24 (6.74%) Service Management
14 23 (6.46%) Web Development
15 22 (6.18%) SDLC
16 21 (5.90%) Line Management
16 21 (5.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 129 (36.24%) C#
2 106 (29.78%) JavaScript
3 75 (21.07%) SQL
4 17 (4.78%) PowerShell
5 13 (3.65%) Java
6 12 (3.37%) Ruby
6 12 (3.37%) VB.NET
7 11 (3.09%) PHP
8 10 (2.81%) C++
9 9 (2.53%) XPath
10 8 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.69%) Groovy
11 6 (1.69%) Scala
12 5 (1.40%) C
12 5 (1.40%) Clojure
12 5 (1.40%) XAML
13 4 (1.12%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.84%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.84%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (11.24%) Degree
3 31 (8.71%) MCSE
4 15 (4.21%) ISEB
5 14 (3.93%) PMI Certification
6 13 (3.65%) PMP
7 12 (3.37%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.09%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.81%) MCSA
10 8 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.97%) MCITP
12 5 (1.40%) CCNA
12 5 (1.40%) CISSP
13 3 (0.84%) CISA
13 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.56%) CEH
14 2 (0.56%) CISM
14 2 (0.56%) GIAC
14 2 (0.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.37%) QA
1 12 (3.37%) SLA
2 2 (0.56%) COBIT
2 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (24.72%) Active Directory
2 64 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (11.80%) Virtual Machines
4 41 (11.52%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.25%) vSphere
6 7 (1.97%) Firmware
6 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.40%) XenApp
8 4 (1.12%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.12%) Docker
8 4 (1.12%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.12%) XenServer
9 2 (0.56%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.28%) vCloud
10 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (12.08%) SCCM
2 27 (7.58%) SCVMM
3 23 (6.46%) Puppet
4 16 (4.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 14 (3.93%) Packer
5 14 (3.93%) Terraform
6 11 (3.09%) SCOM
6 11 (3.09%) vRealize
7 9 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (2.25%) Consul
9 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (1.69%) Grafana
10 6 (1.69%) Graphite
10 6 (1.69%) Uchiwa
11 3 (0.84%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.56%) WSUS
13 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.28%) WhatsUp Gold
13 1 (0.28%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 201 (56.46%) Microsoft
2 89 (25.00%) VMware
3 34 (9.55%) Cisco
4 32 (8.99%) Citrix
5 31 (8.71%) NetApp
6 23 (6.46%) Oracle
7 21 (5.90%) HP
8 19 (5.34%) IBM
9 16 (4.49%) Google
10 15 (4.21%) Juniper
11 14 (3.93%) CheckPoint
11 14 (3.93%) EMC
12 13 (3.65%) BMC
13 7 (1.97%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.97%) WSO2
14 6 (1.69%) MuleSoft
14 6 (1.69%) PayPal
15 4 (1.12%) Aerohive Networks
15 4 (1.12%) Ruckus Wireless
15 4 (1.12%) Xamarin
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Full Package on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton upon Trent
EMBS
Salary: to £45k plus great bens,
Posted: 13 days ago
Burton upon Trent
EMBS
Salary: to £55k + awesome bens.
Posted: 13 days ago
Burton upon Trent
EMBS
Salary: to £60k + awesome bens.
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
EMBS
Salary: £30k - 70k per year + amazing benefits!
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
EMBS
Salary: £38-65,000 + £Car+MS Training/Pension/Medical
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 26 days ago