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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 132 174 186
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 78 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.83% 11.58% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 73 7 10
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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
253 95 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.93% 2.27% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 207 81 126
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +33 49 £52,500 +50.00% 10
Coventry - 11 £52,500 - 3
Warwickshire - 9 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 8 £22,750 - 3
Staffordshire -3 1 £20,000 -55.55% 1
Solihull -9 1 £34,500 -1.42% 2
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 114 (83.21%) Microsoft
2 68 (49.64%) Windows
3 64 (46.72%) CSS
3 64 (46.72%) JavaScript
4 63 (45.99%) HTML
5 60 (43.80%) C#
5 60 (43.80%) .NET
6 54 (39.42%) SQL Server
6 54 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (38.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (37.96%) SharePoint
9 49 (35.77%) ASP.NET
9 49 (35.77%) Office 365
10 48 (35.04%) CRM
11 45 (32.85%) SQL
12 42 (30.66%) OO
13 40 (29.20%) IIS
14 37 (27.01%) BizTalk Server
14 37 (27.01%) Dynamics CRM
14 37 (27.01%) WCF
15 32 (23.36%) .NET Framework
16 31 (22.63%) Ajax
16 31 (22.63%) T-SQL
17 30 (21.90%) MCSD
17 30 (21.90%) SQL Server 2008
18 29 (21.17%) MCTS
18 29 (21.17%) MCAD
18 29 (21.17%) SharePoint 2013
19 28 (20.44%) SharePoint 2010
19 28 (20.44%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 52 (37.96%) SharePoint
2 40 (29.20%) IIS
3 37 (27.01%) BizTalk Server
4 29 (21.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (20.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (11.68%) MS Exchange
7 13 (9.49%) Lync
8 12 (8.76%) Node.js
9 8 (5.84%) CMS
10 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (2.92%) nginx
11 4 (2.92%) Apache
11 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
12 3 (2.19%) EPiServer CMS
13 1 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (20.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.84%) MS Project
3 7 (5.11%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.11%) Fireworks
3 7 (5.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (5.11%) Photoshop
4 6 (4.38%) MS Office
5 1 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (27.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 49 (35.77%) Office 365
2 8 (5.84%) Heroku
3 7 (5.11%) PaaS
4 6 (4.38%) GitHub
4 6 (4.38%) IaaS
5 4 (2.92%) SaaS
6 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.76%) DNS
2 10 (7.30%) Unified Communications
3 8 (5.84%) SAN
4 7 (5.11%) HTTP
5 6 (4.38%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.92%) WAN
6 4 (2.92%) DHCP
7 3 (2.19%) LAN
7 3 (2.19%) VLAN
8 2 (1.46%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.46%) Internet
9 1 (0.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (39.42%) SQL Server
2 30 (21.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (10.95%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.03%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.84%) MySQL
6 6 (4.38%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.92%) SQLite
8 4 (2.92%) RavenDB
9 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (0.73%) OLAP
11 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.73%) QlikView
11 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.41%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.30%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (4.38%) Subversion
5 4 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.19%) NUnit
7 1 (0.73%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.73%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (5.84%) Finance
1 8 (5.84%) Retail
2 1 (0.73%) Marketing
2 1 (0.73%) Advertising
2 1 (0.73%) Games
2 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (47.45%) Developer
2 28 (20.44%) SharePoint Developer
3 17 (12.41%) Architect
4 14 (10.22%) Consultant
5 11 (8.03%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.30%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.57%) Senior Manager
7 9 (6.57%) Senior Project Manager
7 9 (6.57%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.11%) Analyst
8 7 (5.11%) Node.js Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (3.65%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (46.72%) CSS
2 63 (45.99%) HTML
3 60 (43.80%) .NET
4 49 (35.77%) ASP.NET
5 37 (27.01%) WCF
6 32 (23.36%) .NET Framework
7 31 (22.63%) Ajax
8 20 (14.60%) XML
9 18 (13.14%) jQuery
10 11 (8.03%) JSON
11 10 (7.30%) Web Services
12 9 (6.57%) CSS3
12 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (6.57%) HTML5
13 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (4.38%) ExpressJS
14 6 (4.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (4.38%) Mustache
14 6 (4.38%) Middleware
15 4 (2.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.30%) User Experience
2 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.84%) PMI
3 4 (2.92%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.92%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.46%) Blog
5 1 (0.73%) Open Source
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 68 (49.64%) Windows
2 21 (15.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.92%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.19%) Linux
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.04%) CRM
3 42 (30.66%) OO
4 28 (20.44%) OOA/OOD
5 22 (16.06%) MVC
6 18 (13.14%) ITIL
7 15 (10.95%) Migration
8 14 (10.22%) Project Management
9 13 (9.49%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.30%) Software Engineering
12 8 (5.84%) PRINCE
12 8 (5.84%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.11%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.11%) TDD
14 6 (4.38%) PRINCE2
14 6 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (3.65%) Performance Testing
15 5 (3.65%) BDD
15 5 (3.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (46.72%) JavaScript
2 60 (43.80%) C#
3 45 (32.85%) SQL
4 31 (22.63%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.38%) PHP
6 3 (2.19%) C++
6 3 (2.19%) VC++
7 2 (1.46%) Python
7 2 (1.46%) C
8 1 (0.73%) PHP5
8 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (38.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (21.90%) MCSD
3 29 (21.17%) MCAD
3 29 (21.17%) MCTS
4 28 (20.44%) MCP
5 18 (13.14%) Security Cleared
6 15 (10.95%) SC Cleared
7 10 (7.30%) Degree
7 10 (7.30%) MCSE
8 8 (5.84%) MAPM
8 8 (5.84%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.92%) MCSA
10 3 (2.19%) CCA
10 3 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.19%) VCP4
11 2 (1.46%) NCIE
11 2 (1.46%) HP ASE
11 2 (1.46%) HP MASE
11 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 25 (18.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.68%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.46%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.46%) vSphere
5 2 (1.46%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (10.22%) SCCM
2 12 (8.76%) SCOM
3 9 (6.57%) SCVMM
4 8 (5.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (4.38%) Windows Intune
6 5 (3.65%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.46%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.46%) SCSM
Vendors
1 114 (83.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.95%) VMware
3 7 (5.11%) Adobe
4 6 (4.38%) Citrix
4 6 (4.38%) NetApp
5 4 (2.92%) Twitter
6 3 (2.19%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.19%) Veeam
6 3 (2.19%) Cisco
6 3 (2.19%) EMC
7 2 (1.46%) HP
7 2 (1.46%) Sophos
8 1 (0.73%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.73%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle
8 1 (0.73%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.73%) Informatica
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