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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 59 106 172
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +66
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 235 110 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.32% 2.16% 1.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.40% 24.12% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 144 92 59
Median salary £45,000 £46,125 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,750 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
612 456 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.24% 8.97% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 458 361 245
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,050 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +29 113 £47,500 +1.60% 8
Coventry +21 52 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Staffordshire +12 19 £48,500 +27.63%
Warwickshire +16 18 £33,500 -4.28% 2
Worcestershire +1 12 £29,250 -51.25% 2
Solihull -10 5 £45,000 +9.75% 2
West Bromwich - 3 £50,000 -
Shropshire -11 2 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Walsall - 2 £32,500 -
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £37,500 -
Tipton - 1 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 268 (58.26%) Microsoft
2 181 (39.35%) .NET
3 175 (38.04%) C#
4 165 (35.87%) Amazon AWS
5 160 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (33.48%) SQL Server
7 147 (31.96%) JavaScript
7 147 (31.96%) SQL
8 133 (28.91%) VMware
9 132 (28.70%) MVC
10 124 (26.96%) HTML
10 124 (26.96%) Windows
11 123 (26.74%) MS Excel
12 119 (25.87%) Office 365
13 116 (25.22%) ASP.NET
14 110 (23.91%) Data Centre
15 105 (22.83%) IaaS
15 105 (22.83%) CSS
15 105 (22.83%) Active Directory
16 101 (21.96%) CRM
17 99 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
18 82 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
18 82 (17.83%) SharePoint
19 81 (17.61%) Visual Studio
19 81 (17.61%) Cisco
20 79 (17.17%) PaaS
21 76 (16.52%) .NET Framework
22 74 (16.09%) AngularJS
23 73 (15.87%) TDD
24 69 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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 82 (17.83%) SharePoint
2 42 (9.13%) MS Exchange
3 29 (6.30%) BizTalk Server
4 27 (5.87%) Skype for Business
5 20 (4.35%) CMS
5 20 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
6 19 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (3.91%) IIS
7 18 (3.91%) Umbraco
8 15 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.74%) EPiServer CMS
10 7 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.52%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.09%) Orchard CMS
12 4 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.87%) nginx
13 2 (0.43%) Apache
13 2 (0.43%) SAS
13 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 123 (26.74%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.43%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 66 (14.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (3.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 165 (35.87%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (25.87%) Office 365
3 105 (22.83%) IaaS
4 79 (17.17%) PaaS
5 52 (11.30%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (10.22%) SaaS
7 20 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.30%) Yammer
10 5 (1.09%) GitHub
11 3 (0.65%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.65%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.43%) Apcera
12 2 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.09%) Firewall
2 27 (5.87%) DNS
3 26 (5.65%) DHCP
4 18 (3.91%) LAN
4 18 (3.91%) WAN
5 17 (3.70%) Skype
6 13 (2.83%) VPN
7 11 (2.39%) WLAN
8 8 (1.74%) MPLS
8 8 (1.74%) VoIP
9 7 (1.52%) SAN
9 7 (1.52%) VLAN
10 6 (1.30%) Network Security
10 6 (1.30%) Unified Communications
10 6 (1.30%) Wireless
11 5 (1.09%) BGP
11 5 (1.09%) OSPF
12 4 (0.87%) EIGRP
12 4 (0.87%) Multicast
12 4 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (33.48%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.52%) MySQL
3 29 (6.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 27 (5.87%) DB2
5 21 (4.57%) MongoDB
6 20 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 19 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (3.91%) Relational Database
9 15 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
13 9 (1.96%) Big Data
14 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
15 5 (1.09%) Couchbase
15 5 (1.09%) Redis
16 4 (0.87%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 81 (17.61%) Visual Studio
2 47 (10.22%) Git (software)
3 25 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (4.57%) Moq
5 18 (3.91%) Octopus Deploy
6 15 (3.26%) Visual Studio Code
7 12 (2.61%) JIRA
8 9 (1.96%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.74%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.74%) NuGet
10 6 (1.30%) Subversion
10 6 (1.30%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.09%) AppVeyor
12 4 (0.87%) JUnit
12 4 (0.87%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.87%) TestNG
13 3 (0.65%) Maven
14 2 (0.43%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.43%) NUnit
15 1 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 61 (13.26%) Finance
2 46 (10.00%) Retail
3 29 (6.30%) Publishing
4 19 (4.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (2.61%) Marketing
6 7 (1.52%) Advertising
7 2 (0.43%) Automotive
7 2 (0.43%) Games
7 2 (0.43%) Legal
7 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.22%) Back Office
8 1 (0.22%) Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 195 (42.39%) Developer
2 117 (25.43%) .NET Developer
3 68 (14.78%) C# Developer
4 66 (14.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 59 (12.83%) Architect
7 55 (11.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 48 (10.43%) Senior Developer
9 44 (9.57%) ASP.NET Developer
10 36 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (6.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 27 (5.87%) Consultant
12 27 (5.87%) Senior .NET Developer
13 26 (5.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 23 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
14 23 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
15 22 (4.78%) Cloud Engineer
15 22 (4.78%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 22 (4.78%) Web Developer
16 21 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (39.35%) .NET
2 124 (26.96%) HTML
3 116 (25.22%) ASP.NET
4 105 (22.83%) CSS
5 82 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 76 (16.52%) .NET Framework
7 74 (16.09%) AngularJS
8 69 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 59 (12.83%) Entity Framework
10 57 (12.39%) XML
11 56 (12.17%) jQuery
12 50 (10.87%) HTML5
13 48 (10.43%) Web Services
14 45 (9.78%) KnockoutJS
15 42 (9.13%) WCF
16 32 (6.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 27 (5.87%) LINQ
17 27 (5.87%) REST
18 25 (5.43%) WPF
19 22 (4.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 110 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 59 (12.83%) Public Cloud
3 45 (9.78%) Computer Science
4 27 (5.87%) CMDB
5 20 (4.35%) NHS
6 19 (4.13%) PMI
7 18 (3.91%) User Experience
8 15 (3.26%) Visualisation
9 14 (3.04%) Enterprise Storage
9 14 (3.04%) Freedom of Information
10 12 (2.61%) Private Cloud
11 11 (2.39%) Mobile App
12 10 (2.17%) Clustering
12 10 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.17%) Fintech
13 6 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (1.09%) Replication
15 4 (0.87%) AS400
16 3 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
16 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 124 (26.96%) Windows
2 68 (14.78%) Windows Server
3 56 (12.17%) Linux
4 31 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.48%) Windows 10
6 15 (3.26%) Unix
7 10 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.52%) Android
8 7 (1.52%) Solaris
9 5 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.87%) CentOS
10 4 (0.87%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (28.70%) MVC
3 101 (21.96%) CRM
4 73 (15.87%) TDD
5 68 (14.78%) ITIL
6 63 (13.70%) Presales
7 61 (13.26%) Service Delivery
8 59 (12.83%) Software Engineering
9 47 (10.22%) TOGAF
10 46 (10.00%) Line Management
11 45 (9.78%) SOA
12 44 (9.57%) SDLC
13 43 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 43 (9.35%) Technical Architecture
13 43 (9.35%) Web Development
14 42 (9.13%) Requirements Analysis
14 42 (9.13%) Zachman Framework
15 38 (8.26%) Service Management
16 36 (7.83%) Scrum
17 35 (7.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (38.04%) C#
2 147 (31.96%) JavaScript
2 147 (31.96%) SQL
3 49 (10.65%) PowerShell
4 18 (3.91%) T-SQL
5 16 (3.48%) PHP
6 15 (3.26%) Java
7 13 (2.83%) C
8 7 (1.52%) Python
9 6 (1.30%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.09%) Ruby
11 4 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.65%) F#
12 3 (0.65%) Perl
12 3 (0.65%) Scala
13 2 (0.43%) Clojure
13 2 (0.43%) Groovy
13 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (13.48%) Degree
2 48 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 45 (9.78%) MCSE
5 42 (9.13%) ISEB
6 35 (7.61%) MCSA
7 27 (5.87%) PMP
8 17 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 17 (3.70%) Security Cleared
9 15 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (3.04%) CCNA
11 12 (2.61%) MCP
12 10 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.52%) CCSA
13 7 (1.52%) JNCIA
13 7 (1.52%) JNCIS
14 6 (1.30%) MCITP
15 5 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (0.87%) CCA
16 4 (0.87%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.61%) QA
2 7 (1.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 105 (22.83%) Active Directory
2 99 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (11.96%) Virtual Machines
4 47 (10.22%) Hyper-V
5 21 (4.57%) Virtual Servers
6 19 (4.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (2.39%) Docker
8 8 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.09%) vSphere
10 4 (0.87%) UAG
10 4 (0.87%) XenApp
11 3 (0.65%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.65%) Firmware
11 3 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.43%) HDFS
13 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 56 (12.17%) SCVMM
2 40 (8.70%) SCCM
3 34 (7.39%) Puppet
4 27 (5.87%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (5.43%) vRealize
6 17 (3.70%) SCOM
7 15 (3.26%) SCOrch
8 11 (2.39%) Terraform
9 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (1.74%) WSUS
10 6 (1.30%) Packer
11 5 (1.09%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.87%) Ansible
12 4 (0.87%) Consul
12 4 (0.87%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 3 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.65%) Kibana
14 2 (0.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 268 (58.26%) Microsoft
2 133 (28.91%) VMware
3 81 (17.61%) Cisco
4 57 (12.39%) Citrix
5 41 (8.91%) NetApp
6 40 (8.70%) HP
7 39 (8.48%) Oracle
8 37 (8.04%) CheckPoint
9 35 (7.61%) Juniper
10 32 (6.96%) EMC
11 30 (6.52%) IBM
12 27 (5.87%) BMC
13 23 (5.00%) Google
14 18 (3.91%) SolarWinds
15 10 (2.17%) Red Hat
16 8 (1.74%) EPiServer
16 8 (1.74%) Xamarin
17 7 (1.52%) Palo Alto
17 7 (1.52%) Symantec
18 6 (1.30%) PayPal
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Company
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum Flexible working, workshops, cutting edge tech
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
TDA Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston EyeTech Limited
Salary: Circa £36,000 per-annum, plus performance related bonus.
Posted: 22 days ago