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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 131 188 191
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 100 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.99% 11.35% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 61 19 24
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,400 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
345 185 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.96% 3.45% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 257 161 165
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Birmingham +6 36 £45,000 +100.00% 11
Coventry - 23 £50,000 - 4
Warwickshire -10 13 £41,250 -25.00% 3
Solihull - 8 £35,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 7 £65,000 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £30,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £22,000 -
Staffordshire +5 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 116 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 82 (44.57%) .NET
3 81 (44.02%) C#
4 76 (41.30%) JavaScript
5 75 (40.76%) SQL Server
6 69 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 67 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (34.24%) MVC
9 56 (30.43%) SQL
9 56 (30.43%) Windows
10 50 (27.17%) HTML
11 45 (24.46%) MS Excel
11 45 (24.46%) Amazon AWS
12 44 (23.91%) CSS
13 43 (23.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 39 (21.20%) Office 365
15 38 (20.65%) IaaS
15 38 (20.65%) .NET Framework
16 36 (19.57%) TDD
17 35 (19.02%) Git (software)
18 34 (18.48%) SharePoint
19 32 (17.39%) CRM
20 30 (16.30%) XML
21 29 (15.76%) WCF
22 28 (15.22%) MongoDB
22 28 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
23 26 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
23 26 (14.13%) Puppet
24 25 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
25 24 (13.04%) PowerShell

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 34 (18.48%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.33%) IIS
3 18 (9.78%) CMS
4 17 (9.24%) Node.js
5 16 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (7.07%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (5.43%) Lync
7 10 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (4.35%) MS Exchange
9 5 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.63%) MTS
11 2 (1.09%) SAS
11 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.54%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.54%) Drupal
12 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (24.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.72%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 45 (24.46%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (21.20%) Office 365
3 38 (20.65%) IaaS
4 19 (10.33%) Heroku
5 15 (8.15%) PaaS
6 10 (5.43%) GitHub
7 9 (4.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.63%) SaaS
9 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.54%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) Unified Communications
2 5 (2.72%) SAN
3 4 (2.17%) IPsec
4 3 (1.63%) DNS
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.09%) LDAP
6 1 (0.54%) LAN
6 1 (0.54%) WAN
6 1 (0.54%) HTTP
6 1 (0.54%) VPN
6 1 (0.54%) Internet
6 1 (0.54%) Firewall
6 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.54%) VLAN
6 1 (0.54%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (40.76%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.22%) MongoDB
3 21 (11.41%) Relational Database
4 20 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (7.61%) NoSQL
6 12 (6.52%) RDBMS
7 10 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.17%) RavenDB
11 3 (1.63%) Big Data
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.09%) MySQL
12 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.09%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (1.09%) QlikView
12 2 (1.09%) BODI
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.09%) DTS
Development Applications
1 35 (19.02%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.24%) Visual Studio
3 15 (8.15%) NUnit
4 11 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.35%) MSTest
5 8 (4.35%) Moq
5 8 (4.35%) Maven
5 8 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 8 (4.35%) Jasmine
5 8 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.80%) Subversion
7 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.54%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (6.52%) Finance
2 11 (5.98%) Advertising
3 9 (4.89%) Games
4 8 (4.35%) Retail
5 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.54%) Automotive
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (47.28%) Developer
2 32 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 19 (10.33%) C# Developer
4 15 (8.15%) Consultant
5 14 (7.61%) Architect
6 12 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.98%) Node.js Developer
7 11 (5.98%) Junior
8 10 (5.43%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 9 (4.89%) Junior Developer
9 9 (4.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
10 8 (4.35%) SQL DBA
10 8 (4.35%) DBA
10 8 (4.35%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.80%) Junior C# Developer
12 6 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (2.72%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (2.72%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (44.57%) .NET
2 69 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 50 (27.17%) HTML
4 44 (23.91%) CSS
5 43 (23.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (20.65%) .NET Framework
7 30 (16.30%) XML
8 29 (15.76%) WCF
9 28 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (11.96%) Web Services
11 20 (10.87%) AngularJS
12 18 (9.78%) jQuery
13 16 (8.70%) Entity Framework
14 13 (7.07%) JSON
14 13 (7.07%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (5.43%) Mustache
15 10 (5.43%) Express
15 10 (5.43%) Middleware
16 9 (4.89%) Ajax
16 9 (4.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.43%) Computer Science
1 10 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.89%) User Experience
3 8 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.72%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.17%) Blog
6 2 (1.09%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) Clustering
7 1 (0.54%) NHS
7 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 56 (30.43%) Windows
2 26 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (10.33%) Linux
5 8 (4.35%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.35%) UNIX
6 4 (2.17%) Android
6 4 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (34.24%) MVC
3 36 (19.57%) TDD
4 32 (17.39%) CRM
5 21 (11.41%) OO
5 21 (11.41%) Software Engineering
6 20 (10.87%) SOA
6 20 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (10.87%) DevOps
7 18 (9.78%) Scrum
8 17 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (8.15%) BDD
10 13 (7.07%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.07%) ITIL
11 11 (5.98%) Mentoring
12 10 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (5.43%) Web Development
13 9 (4.89%) Analytics
13 9 (4.89%) Database Tuning
13 9 (4.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 81 (44.02%) C#
2 76 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 56 (30.43%) SQL
4 24 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 17 (9.24%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.89%) Python
7 8 (4.35%) Groovy
7 8 (4.35%) Bourne shell
7 8 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.35%) VB
7 8 (4.35%) Perl
8 6 (3.26%) C
9 3 (1.63%) VB6
9 3 (1.63%) PHP
9 3 (1.63%) VBScript
10 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.54%) VC++
10 1 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.33%) Degree
3 17 (9.24%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.89%) MCTS
4 9 (4.89%) MCAD
4 9 (4.89%) MCSD
5 8 (4.35%) MCP
6 4 (2.17%) MCSA
7 3 (1.63%) MCSE
7 3 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.09%) CCA
8 2 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.09%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.09%) HP MASE
8 2 (1.09%) NCIE
9 1 (0.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (11.96%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.78%) Hyper-V
3 15 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.17%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.09%) vSphere
5 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.54%) XenApp
6 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (14.13%) Puppet
2 18 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.70%) SCCM
4 12 (6.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (4.35%) Ansible
5 8 (4.35%) Nagios
5 8 (4.35%) ZABBIX
5 8 (4.35%) Vagrant
6 7 (3.80%) SCOM
6 7 (3.80%) SCVMM
7 5 (2.72%) Windows Intune
8 4 (2.17%) SCSM
8 4 (2.17%) SCDPM
9 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 116 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.04%) VMware
3 8 (4.35%) Rackspace
4 7 (3.80%) Oracle
5 4 (2.17%) NetApp
6 3 (1.63%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.63%) Veeam
6 3 (1.63%) Twitter
6 3 (1.63%) EMC
6 3 (1.63%) Citrix
6 3 (1.63%) IBM
7 2 (1.09%) Informatica
7 2 (1.09%) Sophos
7 2 (1.09%) Autodesk
7 2 (1.09%) BT
7 2 (1.09%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.09%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.09%) Cisco
7 2 (1.09%) HP
8 1 (0.54%) Google
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Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwickshire
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Sutton Coldfield
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago
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SCC
Posted: 7 days ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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SCC
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Wolverhampton
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
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Lockheed Martin
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