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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 72 111 200
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +89
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 212 127 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.51% 2.16% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.63% 31.51% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 154 81 17
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,550 £65,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.55%
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
535 403 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.86% 6.84% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 410 308 224
Median salary £42,765 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +31 124 £50,000 +8.69% 7
Coventry +10 31 £50,000 - 9
Staffordshire +11 13 £48,500 +61.66%
Worcestershire +15 7 £50,000 +61.29% 1
Walsall - 7 £35,000 -
Warwickshire 0 6 £46,750 +10.00% 3
Herefordshire - 6 £50,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -3 4 £43,500 +24.28%
Solihull +9 3 £24,000 -31.42%
West Bromwich -5 1 £63,000 -3.07%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Brierley Hill - 1 £42,500 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 213 (55.18%) Microsoft
2 154 (39.90%) .NET
3 134 (34.72%) C#
4 119 (30.83%) Amazon AWS
5 117 (30.31%) SQL Server
6 116 (30.05%) MVC
7 113 (29.27%) JavaScript
8 103 (26.68%) ASP.NET
9 102 (26.42%) VMware
10 99 (25.65%) Active Directory
10 99 (25.65%) IaaS
11 97 (25.13%) Office 365
12 96 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
13 91 (23.58%) SharePoint
13 91 (23.58%) Data Centre
14 89 (23.06%) SQL
15 81 (20.98%) jQuery
16 79 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
16 79 (20.47%) CSS
17 76 (19.69%) MS Excel
17 76 (19.69%) Windows
18 75 (19.43%) PaaS
18 75 (19.43%) ASP.NET Web API
19 73 (18.91%) ITIL
20 68 (17.62%) ASP.NET MVC
21 66 (17.10%) WCF
22 62 (16.06%) Web Services
23 60 (15.54%) HTML
24 58 (15.03%) XML
25 57 (14.77%) Virtual Machines

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 91 (23.58%) SharePoint
2 45 (11.66%) Skype for Business
3 35 (9.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (5.18%) OpenStack
5 19 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (4.15%) IIS
7 14 (3.63%) MS Exchange
8 9 (2.33%) nginx
9 8 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.04%) CMS
12 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.04%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.78%) Apache
14 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.52%) JBoss
14 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 76 (19.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.59%) MS Office
3 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (6.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.55%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 119 (30.83%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (25.65%) IaaS
3 97 (25.13%) Office 365
4 75 (19.43%) PaaS
5 42 (10.88%) Amazon EC2
5 42 (10.88%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (9.84%) SaaS
7 18 (4.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (4.40%) OneDrive
9 5 (1.30%) Yammer
10 2 (0.52%) Heroku
10 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.48%) Firewall
2 19 (4.92%) LAN
3 17 (4.40%) WAN
4 15 (3.89%) DHCP
4 15 (3.89%) DNS
5 14 (3.63%) Skype
6 13 (3.37%) VoIP
7 11 (2.85%) WLAN
8 10 (2.59%) MPLS
8 10 (2.59%) VPN
9 8 (2.07%) Network Security
9 8 (2.07%) SAN
10 6 (1.55%) Wireless
11 5 (1.30%) BGP
11 5 (1.30%) EIGRP
11 5 (1.30%) Multicast
11 5 (1.30%) NAS
11 5 (1.30%) OSPF
12 4 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.04%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (30.31%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.18%) MySQL
2 20 (5.18%) NoSQL
2 20 (5.18%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.40%) DB2
4 15 (3.89%) MongoDB
5 14 (3.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.81%) Big Data
9 6 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.55%) DocumentDB
9 6 (1.55%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.55%) PowerPivot
10 4 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (0.78%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 33 (8.55%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.40%) Vagrant
4 11 (2.85%) Subversion
5 6 (1.55%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.55%) JIRA
5 6 (1.55%) Maven
6 4 (1.04%) Moq
7 2 (0.52%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.26%) NUnit
General
1 21 (5.44%) Finance
2 19 (4.92%) Retail
3 17 (4.40%) Publishing
3 17 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.55%) Games
5 4 (1.04%) Advertising
5 4 (1.04%) Law
5 4 (1.04%) Legal
5 4 (1.04%) Marketing
6 3 (0.78%) Automotive
6 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (36.79%) Developer
2 91 (23.58%) .NET Developer
3 79 (20.47%) Architect
4 40 (10.36%) ASP.NET Developer
4 40 (10.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 39 (10.10%) Solutions Architect
6 38 (9.84%) Consultant
6 38 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (8.29%) Senior Developer
8 30 (7.77%) C# Developer
9 28 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (6.22%) SharePoint Developer
11 22 (5.70%) Office 365 Developer
12 17 (4.40%) Azure Developer
13 15 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (3.89%) Software Developer
13 15 (3.89%) Technical Architect
14 14 (3.63%) Enterprise Architect
14 14 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
14 14 (3.63%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (39.90%) .NET
2 103 (26.68%) ASP.NET
3 81 (20.98%) jQuery
4 79 (20.47%) CSS
5 75 (19.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 68 (17.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (17.10%) WCF
8 62 (16.06%) Web Services
9 60 (15.54%) HTML
10 58 (15.03%) XML
11 56 (14.51%) .NET Framework
12 52 (13.47%) AngularJS
13 47 (12.18%) Entity Framework
14 37 (9.59%) LINQ
14 37 (9.59%) WPF
15 34 (8.81%) XSL
16 27 (6.99%) WF
17 26 (6.74%) KnockoutJS
18 25 (6.48%) HTML5
19 22 (5.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 91 (23.58%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.51%) Computer Science
2 29 (7.51%) Public Cloud
3 25 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (4.40%) CMDB
4 17 (4.40%) User Experience
5 15 (3.89%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.81%) Clustering
7 5 (1.30%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (1.30%) AS400
7 5 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.30%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.04%) Replication
9 3 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.78%) FMCG
9 3 (0.78%) NHS
9 3 (0.78%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.78%) PMI
9 3 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (19.69%) Windows
2 43 (11.14%) Windows Server
3 38 (9.84%) Linux
4 19 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.37%) Windows 10
6 11 (2.85%) Unix
7 9 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.07%) Android
9 6 (1.55%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.52%) CentOS
11 2 (0.52%) Solaris
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (30.05%) MVC
2 96 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (18.91%) ITIL
4 56 (14.51%) Presales
5 50 (12.95%) CRM
6 49 (12.69%) TOGAF
7 44 (11.40%) Software Engineering
8 36 (9.33%) Service Delivery
9 34 (8.81%) DevOps
9 34 (8.81%) Scrum
10 32 (8.29%) Service Management
11 31 (8.03%) Line Management
11 31 (8.03%) Technical Architecture
12 30 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (7.77%) SDLC
13 28 (7.25%) TDD
14 27 (6.99%) Open Source
15 25 (6.48%) Project Management
15 25 (6.48%) Requirements Analysis
15 25 (6.48%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 134 (34.72%) C#
2 113 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 89 (23.06%) SQL
4 20 (5.18%) PowerShell
5 16 (4.15%) Java
6 15 (3.89%) PHP
7 13 (3.37%) T-SQL
8 12 (3.11%) Ruby
9 11 (2.85%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.59%) C++
11 7 (1.81%) Groovy
11 7 (1.81%) Scala
12 6 (1.55%) Clojure
13 5 (1.30%) C
13 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.30%) XPath
14 4 (1.04%) Python
15 3 (0.78%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (12.18%) Degree
2 44 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (9.07%) MCSE
4 25 (6.48%) ISEB
5 20 (5.18%) PMI Certification
6 17 (4.40%) PMP
7 13 (3.37%) MCSA
8 12 (3.11%) Security Cleared
9 11 (2.85%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.81%) CCNA
11 7 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.81%) MCITP
12 4 (1.04%) CISSP
13 3 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.78%) MCP
14 2 (0.52%) CCSA
14 2 (0.52%) CISA
14 2 (0.52%) JNCIA
14 2 (0.52%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.37%) SLA
2 7 (1.81%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) COBIT
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 99 (25.65%) Active Directory
2 79 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (14.77%) Virtual Machines
4 45 (11.66%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (2.33%) Firmware
7 7 (1.81%) vSphere
8 6 (1.55%) Docker
9 5 (1.30%) XenApp
10 4 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.04%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.04%) XenServer
11 3 (0.78%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.26%) vCloud
12 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (12.18%) SCCM
2 42 (10.88%) SCVMM
3 28 (7.25%) Puppet
4 21 (5.44%) vRealize
5 17 (4.40%) Packer
5 17 (4.40%) Terraform
6 15 (3.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 11 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (2.59%) Consul
8 10 (2.59%) SCOM
9 9 (2.33%) SCOrch
10 7 (1.81%) Grafana
10 7 (1.81%) Graphite
10 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (1.81%) Uchiwa
11 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.52%) WSUS
13 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 213 (55.18%) Microsoft
2 102 (26.42%) VMware
3 42 (10.88%) Cisco
4 35 (9.07%) Citrix
4 35 (9.07%) NetApp
5 26 (6.74%) Oracle
6 25 (6.48%) HP
7 23 (5.96%) IBM
8 20 (5.18%) Juniper
9 19 (4.92%) CheckPoint
9 19 (4.92%) Google
10 18 (4.66%) EMC
11 17 (4.40%) BMC
12 8 (2.07%) Atlassian
12 8 (2.07%) WSO2
13 7 (1.81%) MuleSoft
14 6 (1.55%) PayPal
15 5 (1.30%) Dell
15 5 (1.30%) SolarWinds
15 5 (1.30%) Xamarin
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Company bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Car allowance, Insurance, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 7k Car, Helathcare, Life insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car
Posted: 8 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car or All + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nixor
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Bromsgrove
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 27 days ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago