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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 79 144 197
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +53
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 192 78 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.14% 1.44% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.02% 23.78% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 133 47 26
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
492 328 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.06% 6.07% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 364 245 172
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,800 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +55 100 £52,000 +17.51% 7
Coventry +12 36 £50,000 - 8
Worcestershire +8 15 £30,000 +36.36%
Solihull +11 8 £47,500 +35.71%
Staffordshire -4 8 £57,500 +119.04% 3
Walsall -5 6 £35,000 -10.25%
Shropshire - 5 £60,000 - 1
West Bromwich -4 3 £63,000 +7.23%
Warwickshire -9 2 £29,500 -15.71% 2
Wolverhampton -7 1 £38,000 -24.00%
Smethwick - 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £26,500 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 172 (55.31%) Microsoft
2 129 (41.48%) .NET
3 116 (37.30%) C#
4 103 (33.12%) MVC
5 100 (32.15%) JavaScript
6 96 (30.87%) ASP.NET
7 89 (28.62%) Office 365
8 88 (28.30%) SQL Server
9 82 (26.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 81 (26.05%) SharePoint
11 78 (25.08%) Amazon AWS
12 77 (24.76%) CSS
13 76 (24.44%) Windows
13 76 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
14 75 (24.12%) IaaS
15 74 (23.79%) Web Services
16 71 (22.83%) VMware
16 71 (22.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 70 (22.51%) Active Directory
17 70 (22.51%) WCF
18 64 (20.58%) jQuery
19 63 (20.26%) SQL
20 61 (19.61%) XML
21 59 (18.97%) ITIL
22 57 (18.33%) .NET Framework
23 53 (17.04%) PaaS
24 52 (16.72%) Entity Framework
24 52 (16.72%) Data Centre
25 51 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
26 49 (15.76%) WPF

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 81 (26.05%) SharePoint
2 38 (12.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 33 (10.61%) Skype for Business
4 17 (5.47%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (4.82%) MS Exchange
6 14 (4.50%) OpenStack
7 13 (4.18%) IIS
8 10 (3.22%) Node.js
9 8 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.93%) nginx
11 5 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.29%) CMS
12 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.96%) Apache
13 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.32%) Mule
15 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (15.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.61%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (6.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 89 (28.62%) Office 365
2 78 (25.08%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (24.12%) IaaS
4 53 (17.04%) PaaS
5 37 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (8.36%) SaaS
7 21 (6.75%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (3.86%) OneDrive
9 11 (3.54%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.64%) Heroku
11 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.72%) Firewall
2 16 (5.14%) LAN
3 14 (4.50%) VoIP
3 14 (4.50%) WAN
4 10 (3.22%) MPLS
5 8 (2.57%) DHCP
5 8 (2.57%) DNS
5 8 (2.57%) VPN
5 8 (2.57%) WLAN
6 7 (2.25%) Network Security
6 7 (2.25%) SAN
6 7 (2.25%) Skype
7 6 (1.93%) HTTPS
7 6 (1.93%) Unified Communications
7 6 (1.93%) Wireless
8 4 (1.29%) BGP
8 4 (1.29%) EIGRP
8 4 (1.29%) OSPF
8 4 (1.29%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.29%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.79%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.14%) MySQL
4 13 (4.18%) DB2
4 13 (4.18%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.86%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (2.57%) Big Data
7 8 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.29%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Power View
11 2 (0.64%) OLAP
11 2 (0.64%) Power BI
11 2 (0.64%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 23 (7.40%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (5.14%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.82%) Subversion
5 12 (3.86%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.93%) JIRA
7 4 (1.29%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.29%) Maven
8 2 (0.64%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.32%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (4.50%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.18%) Publishing
3 8 (2.57%) Retail
4 7 (2.25%) Finance
5 6 (1.93%) Local Government
6 5 (1.61%) Games
7 4 (1.29%) Law
8 3 (0.96%) Legal
8 3 (0.96%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (39.23%) Developer
2 78 (25.08%) .NET Developer
3 60 (19.29%) Architect
4 41 (13.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 40 (12.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 35 (11.25%) Senior Developer
7 27 (8.68%) Solutions Architect
8 26 (8.36%) Consultant
9 22 (7.07%) SharePoint Developer
10 21 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (6.75%) Office 365 Developer
11 19 (6.11%) Azure Developer
12 17 (5.47%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (4.18%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (4.18%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 12 (3.86%) Enterprise Architect
15 11 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
15 11 (3.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (3.54%) SharePoint Consultant
16 10 (3.22%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (41.48%) .NET
2 96 (30.87%) ASP.NET
3 82 (26.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 77 (24.76%) CSS
5 74 (23.79%) Web Services
6 71 (22.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 70 (22.51%) WCF
8 64 (20.58%) jQuery
9 61 (19.61%) XML
10 57 (18.33%) .NET Framework
11 52 (16.72%) Entity Framework
12 49 (15.76%) WPF
13 48 (15.43%) HTML
14 44 (14.15%) LINQ
15 39 (12.54%) XSL
16 36 (11.58%) AngularJS
17 34 (10.93%) WF
18 28 (9.00%) REST
19 22 (7.07%) HTML5
20 19 (6.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.72%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.36%) User Experience
3 25 (8.04%) Computer Science
4 22 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (6.75%) Mobile App
6 13 (4.18%) CMDB
6 13 (4.18%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.93%) Clustering
8 5 (1.61%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (1.29%) AS400
9 4 (1.29%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.29%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.96%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.64%) FMCG
11 2 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 76 (24.44%) Windows
2 44 (14.15%) Windows Server
3 31 (9.97%) Linux
4 21 (6.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.86%) Windows 10
7 10 (3.22%) Android
7 10 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.89%) Unix
9 5 (1.61%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.64%) CentOS
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (33.12%) MVC
2 76 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (18.97%) ITIL
4 40 (12.86%) CRM
4 40 (12.86%) Presales
4 40 (12.86%) TOGAF
5 35 (11.25%) Software Engineering
6 33 (10.61%) Scrum
7 28 (9.00%) Service Delivery
7 28 (9.00%) TDD
8 23 (7.40%) DevOps
8 23 (7.40%) Open Source
8 23 (7.40%) Project Management
9 22 (7.07%) OO
9 22 (7.07%) Service Management
10 21 (6.75%) SDLC
11 20 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (6.43%) Line Management
11 20 (6.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 116 (37.30%) C#
2 100 (32.15%) JavaScript
3 63 (20.26%) SQL
4 15 (4.82%) PowerShell
5 13 (4.18%) Java
6 12 (3.86%) Ruby
7 11 (3.54%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.89%) C++
8 9 (2.89%) XPath
9 8 (2.57%) PHP
10 7 (2.25%) C
11 6 (1.93%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.61%) Groovy
12 5 (1.61%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.61%) Scala
12 5 (1.61%) XAML
13 4 (1.29%) Clojure
13 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.96%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (12.22%) Degree
2 34 (10.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (7.07%) MCSE
4 15 (4.82%) ISEB
5 13 (4.18%) PMI Certification
5 13 (4.18%) PMP
6 9 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.89%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.89%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.93%) CISSP
7 6 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.61%) CCNA
8 5 (1.61%) MCITP
8 5 (1.61%) MCSA
9 4 (1.29%) CCSP
9 4 (1.29%) CEH
9 4 (1.29%) CISA
9 4 (1.29%) CISM
9 4 (1.29%) ISACA
9 4 (1.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.18%) QA
2 12 (3.86%) SLA
3 4 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) COBIT
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (22.51%) Active Directory
2 51 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.57%) vSphere
5 5 (1.61%) Firmware
5 5 (1.61%) XenApp
6 4 (1.29%) Docker
6 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.29%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.29%) XenServer
7 2 (0.64%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.64%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.64%) vCloud
8 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (10.29%) SCCM
2 22 (7.07%) Puppet
3 21 (6.75%) SCVMM
4 13 (4.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 12 (3.86%) Packer
5 12 (3.86%) Terraform
6 10 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.57%) SCOM
8 6 (1.93%) vRealize
9 5 (1.61%) Grafana
9 5 (1.61%) Graphite
9 5 (1.61%) Uchiwa
9 5 (1.61%) Windows Intune
10 3 (0.96%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.64%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.32%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.32%) SCSM
12 1 (0.32%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.32%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 172 (55.31%) Microsoft
2 71 (22.83%) VMware
3 30 (9.65%) Citrix
4 29 (9.32%) Cisco
5 27 (8.68%) NetApp
6 25 (8.04%) Oracle
7 19 (6.11%) HP
8 17 (5.47%) IBM
9 14 (4.50%) EMC
9 14 (4.50%) Google
10 13 (4.18%) BMC
10 13 (4.18%) CheckPoint
10 13 (4.18%) Juniper
11 6 (1.93%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.93%) PayPal
11 6 (1.93%) WSO2
12 5 (1.61%) MuleSoft
13 4 (1.29%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (1.29%) Ruckus Wireless
13 4 (1.29%) SonicWALL
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Search Consultancy
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits including car
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44797.20 - £48692.40 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £51000 - £52000 per annum + Car £5.700, 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bonus, bens, training
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum + Car Allowance - £4200
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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