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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 65 110 204
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +94
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 231 128 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.96% 2.24% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.53% 30.92% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 166 93 14
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £30,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £65,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
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
570 414 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.76% 7.23% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 424 327 254
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +28 133 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Coventry +21 37 £50,000 - 8
Staffordshire +19 19 £48,500 - 2
Warwickshire +2 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Worcestershire +17 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Solihull +23 6 £24,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 6 £50,000 -
Walsall - 5 £31,500 - 1
Sutton Coldfield -6 3 £56,000 +60.00%
West Bromwich +2 1 £57,500 -11.53%
Brierley Hill - 1 £42,500 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 238 (56.13%) Microsoft
2 166 (39.15%) .NET
3 148 (34.91%) C#
4 134 (31.60%) Amazon AWS
5 131 (30.90%) SQL Server
6 121 (28.54%) JavaScript
7 120 (28.30%) MVC
8 116 (27.36%) Office 365
9 115 (27.12%) VMware
10 112 (26.42%) Active Directory
11 110 (25.94%) ASP.NET
12 108 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
13 107 (25.24%) IaaS
14 104 (24.53%) Data Centre
15 101 (23.82%) Windows
16 98 (23.11%) SQL
17 96 (22.64%) MS Excel
17 96 (22.64%) SharePoint
18 93 (21.93%) VMware Infrastructure
19 87 (20.52%) CSS
20 85 (20.05%) PaaS
20 85 (20.05%) jQuery
21 81 (19.10%) ITIL
22 77 (18.16%) ASP.NET Web API
23 72 (16.98%) HTML
24 70 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC
25 67 (15.80%) WCF
26 65 (15.33%) XML
27 63 (14.86%) Virtual Machines
28 59 (13.92%) Web Services

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 96 (22.64%) SharePoint
2 45 (10.61%) Skype for Business
3 37 (8.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 22 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (5.19%) OpenStack
5 21 (4.95%) MS Exchange
6 16 (3.77%) IIS
7 14 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.59%) nginx
9 10 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.18%) CMS
12 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.47%) JBoss
13 2 (0.47%) SAS
13 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 96 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.83%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (7.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.36%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 134 (31.60%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (27.36%) Office 365
3 107 (25.24%) IaaS
4 85 (20.05%) PaaS
5 50 (11.79%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (10.61%) SaaS
7 42 (9.91%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (5.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (3.77%) OneDrive
10 5 (1.18%) Yammer
11 2 (0.47%) Apcera
11 2 (0.47%) GitHub
11 2 (0.47%) Heroku
11 2 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.25%) Firewall
2 24 (5.66%) LAN
2 24 (5.66%) WAN
3 23 (5.42%) DHCP
3 23 (5.42%) DNS
4 17 (4.01%) WLAN
5 15 (3.54%) Skype
6 14 (3.30%) VPN
7 12 (2.83%) MPLS
7 12 (2.83%) VoIP
8 11 (2.59%) Wireless
9 8 (1.89%) SAN
9 8 (1.89%) VLAN
10 7 (1.65%) Network Security
11 6 (1.42%) BGP
11 6 (1.42%) EIGRP
11 6 (1.42%) Multicast
11 6 (1.42%) OSPF
12 5 (1.18%) NAS
13 4 (0.94%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (30.90%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.95%) NoSQL
3 20 (4.72%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.72%) SQL Server 2014
4 18 (4.25%) MySQL
5 17 (4.01%) DB2
6 14 (3.30%) MongoDB
6 14 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.12%) Big Data
8 9 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (1.42%) DocumentDB
10 6 (1.42%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.42%) PowerPivot
11 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.71%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 42 (9.91%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (4.48%) Vagrant
4 11 (2.59%) Subversion
5 8 (1.89%) JIRA
5 8 (1.89%) Moq
6 6 (1.42%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.42%) Maven
7 5 (1.18%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.24%) NUnit
General
1 27 (6.37%) Finance
2 26 (6.13%) Retail
3 18 (4.25%) Publishing
4 13 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.42%) Games
7 4 (0.94%) Advertising
7 4 (0.94%) Law
7 4 (0.94%) Legal
7 4 (0.94%) Marketing
8 3 (0.71%) Automotive
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 156 (36.79%) Developer
2 101 (23.82%) .NET Developer
3 73 (17.22%) Architect
4 54 (12.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 46 (10.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 46 (10.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 38 (8.96%) C# Developer
6 38 (8.96%) Consultant
7 37 (8.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 37 (8.73%) Solutions Architect
8 33 (7.78%) Senior Developer
9 26 (6.13%) SharePoint Developer
10 24 (5.66%) Office 365 Developer
11 17 (4.01%) Analyst
11 17 (4.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (4.01%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (4.01%) VMware Engineer
12 16 (3.77%) Automation Engineer
13 15 (3.54%) Azure Developer
13 15 (3.54%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (39.15%) .NET
2 110 (25.94%) ASP.NET
3 87 (20.52%) CSS
4 85 (20.05%) jQuery
5 77 (18.16%) ASP.NET Web API
6 72 (16.98%) HTML
7 70 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 67 (15.80%) WCF
9 65 (15.33%) XML
10 59 (13.92%) .NET Framework
10 59 (13.92%) Web Services
11 56 (13.21%) AngularJS
12 51 (12.03%) Entity Framework
13 39 (9.20%) LINQ
14 35 (8.25%) WPF
15 34 (8.02%) XSL
16 30 (7.08%) KnockoutJS
17 28 (6.60%) HTML5
18 27 (6.37%) WF
19 21 (4.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 104 (24.53%) Data Centre
2 40 (9.43%) Public Cloud
3 32 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 26 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (4.01%) CMDB
6 16 (3.77%) User Experience
7 15 (3.54%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.36%) Clustering
9 8 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.65%) NHS
10 7 (1.65%) PMI
10 7 (1.65%) Replication
11 6 (1.42%) AS400
11 6 (1.42%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.18%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (0.94%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.94%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.71%) FMCG
14 3 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
14 3 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 101 (23.82%) Windows
2 56 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 48 (11.32%) Linux
4 25 (5.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (4.01%) Unix
6 16 (3.77%) Windows 10
7 11 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.89%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.65%) Android
9 7 (1.65%) Solaris
10 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (28.30%) MVC
2 108 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (19.10%) ITIL
4 58 (13.68%) Presales
5 56 (13.21%) CRM
6 48 (11.32%) TOGAF
7 47 (11.08%) Software Engineering
8 41 (9.67%) Service Delivery
9 39 (9.20%) SDLC
10 37 (8.73%) Scrum
11 36 (8.49%) DevOps
12 35 (8.25%) Line Management
12 35 (8.25%) Technical Architecture
13 34 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 33 (7.78%) Service Management
14 33 (7.78%) TDD
15 31 (7.31%) SOA
16 30 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
17 29 (6.84%) Open Source
17 29 (6.84%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 148 (34.91%) C#
2 121 (28.54%) JavaScript
3 98 (23.11%) SQL
4 28 (6.60%) PowerShell
5 17 (4.01%) PHP
6 16 (3.77%) Java
7 15 (3.54%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.59%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.36%) C++
10 9 (2.12%) Ruby
11 7 (1.65%) Groovy
11 7 (1.65%) Scala
12 6 (1.42%) Clojure
13 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.18%) XPath
14 4 (0.94%) C
15 3 (0.71%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.71%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (13.21%) Degree
2 55 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (11.32%) MCSE
4 29 (6.84%) ISEB
5 27 (6.37%) MCSA
6 24 (5.66%) PMI Certification
7 17 (4.01%) PMP
8 15 (3.54%) Security Cleared
9 14 (3.30%) SC Cleared
10 13 (3.07%) CCNA
10 13 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (2.59%) MCITP
11 11 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.65%) CCSA
12 7 (1.65%) JNCIA
12 7 (1.65%) JNCIS
12 7 (1.65%) MCP
13 4 (0.94%) CISSP
14 3 (0.71%) CCA
14 3 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.54%) SLA
2 7 (1.65%) QA
3 2 (0.47%) COBIT
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (26.42%) Active Directory
2 93 (21.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (14.86%) Virtual Machines
4 58 (13.68%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 14 (3.30%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (2.83%) vSphere
7 9 (2.12%) Firmware
8 8 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.42%) Docker
10 5 (1.18%) XenApp
11 4 (0.94%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.94%) XenServer
12 3 (0.71%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.47%) UAG
14 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.24%) vCloud
14 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 52 (12.26%) SCVMM
2 46 (10.85%) SCCM
3 31 (7.31%) Puppet
4 29 (6.84%) vRealize
5 19 (4.48%) Packer
5 19 (4.48%) Terraform
6 12 (2.83%) Consul
6 12 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.83%) SCOrch
7 11 (2.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 10 (2.36%) SCOM
9 9 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (1.65%) Grafana
10 7 (1.65%) Graphite
10 7 (1.65%) Uchiwa
11 6 (1.42%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.94%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.71%) WSUS
15 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 238 (56.13%) Microsoft
2 115 (27.12%) VMware
3 49 (11.56%) Cisco
4 35 (8.25%) Citrix
4 35 (8.25%) NetApp
5 33 (7.78%) HP
6 27 (6.37%) Oracle
7 26 (6.13%) CheckPoint
8 25 (5.90%) Juniper
9 23 (5.42%) Google
10 22 (5.19%) IBM
11 21 (4.95%) EMC
12 17 (4.01%) BMC
13 8 (1.89%) Atlassian
13 8 (1.89%) Dell
13 8 (1.89%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.89%) WSO2
14 7 (1.65%) MuleSoft
14 7 (1.65%) Palo Alto
14 7 (1.65%) SonicWALL
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + pension + private medical
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
NTT DATA
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £95,000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 basic + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000-£75,000 + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- 75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance of £4200
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 000 - £85 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Eventmasters
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Contact Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits are applied after probation
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cannock
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
ASOS
Posted: 23 days ago
Walsall
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Coventry
Montash Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 20 days ago