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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 127 151 186
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +35
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 101 65 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.79% 1.28% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.05% 25.49% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87 60 6
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £69,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average 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
420 255 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.45% 5.03% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 334 213 111
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,200 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -6 45 £42,000 -20.00% 12
Coventry +15 31 £50,000 - 5
Staffordshire +13 11 £38,000 +90.00% 1
Solihull +12 4 £42,500 +23.18% 1
Warwickshire -14 4 £48,750 - 3
Shropshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
West Bromwich -12 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Dudley - 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 141 (64.68%) Microsoft
2 113 (51.83%) .NET
3 103 (47.25%) C#
4 93 (42.66%) JavaScript
5 81 (37.16%) MVC
6 75 (34.40%) ASP.NET
7 68 (31.19%) Windows
8 64 (29.36%) CSS
9 63 (28.90%) SQL Server
10 61 (27.98%) SQL
11 58 (26.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 58 (26.61%) Office 365
12 57 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (25.23%) IaaS
14 52 (23.85%) XML
15 51 (23.39%) .NET Framework
16 50 (22.94%) jQuery
17 49 (22.48%) Web Services
18 48 (22.02%) WCF
19 47 (21.56%) SharePoint
20 44 (20.18%) Entity Framework
21 43 (19.72%) WPF
21 43 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
22 42 (19.27%) HTML
23 40 (18.35%) Active Directory
24 38 (17.43%) VMware
24 38 (17.43%) ASP.NET Web API
25 34 (15.60%) AngularJS
26 33 (15.14%) LINQ
26 33 (15.14%) Windows Server

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 47 (21.56%) SharePoint
2 26 (11.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (8.72%) Skype for Business
4 14 (6.42%) Node.js
5 11 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (3.21%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.29%) Apache
7 5 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.29%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.83%) CMS
8 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.92%) IIS
9 2 (0.92%) Kentico
9 2 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.92%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.46%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.46%) MTS
Applications
1 18 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 58 (26.61%) Office 365
2 55 (25.23%) IaaS
3 43 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (13.76%) PaaS
5 26 (11.93%) SaaS
6 16 (7.34%) Bluemix
7 11 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.17%) Firewall
2 8 (3.67%) Unified Communications
3 7 (3.21%) LAN
4 6 (2.75%) HTTPS
4 6 (2.75%) WAN
5 5 (2.29%) IPsec
5 5 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.29%) VLAN
5 5 (2.29%) VPN
6 4 (1.83%) MPLS
6 4 (1.83%) Network Security
6 4 (1.83%) SAN
6 4 (1.83%) Wireless
7 3 (1.38%) ADSL
7 3 (1.38%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (1.38%) DNS
7 3 (1.38%) VoIP
8 2 (0.92%) DHCP
8 2 (0.92%) Internet
8 2 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (28.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (6.88%) MongoDB
5 14 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (5.96%) NoSQL
7 12 (5.50%) CouchDB
7 12 (5.50%) Relational Database
8 11 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (4.13%) Big Data
9 9 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (3.67%) OLAP
11 5 (2.29%) Data Mart
11 5 (2.29%) Power BI
11 5 (2.29%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.29%) Snowflake Schema
11 5 (2.29%) Star Schema
12 3 (1.38%) MySQL
12 3 (1.38%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (11.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.88%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.67%) JSUnit
4 7 (3.21%) Subversion
5 4 (1.83%) Jasmine
5 4 (1.83%) Mocha
5 4 (1.83%) Protractor
6 3 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.92%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.46%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.46%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.46%) JIRA
8 1 (0.46%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.46%) NUnit
8 1 (0.46%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.46%) Xcode
General
1 11 (5.05%) Finance
2 10 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.21%) Local Government
4 5 (2.29%) Games
5 4 (1.83%) Legal
5 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.92%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (47.71%) Developer
2 67 (30.73%) .NET Developer
3 42 (19.27%) Senior Developer
4 40 (18.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 36 (16.51%) Architect
6 33 (15.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (13.30%) Senior .NET Developer
8 21 (9.63%) C# Developer
9 20 (9.17%) Consultant
10 19 (8.72%) Azure Developer
11 17 (7.80%) SharePoint Developer
12 15 (6.88%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (6.42%) JavaScript Developer
13 14 (6.42%) Office 365 Developer
13 14 (6.42%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (6.42%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 12 (5.50%) Analyst
14 12 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (5.05%) IT Engineer
15 11 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (51.83%) .NET
2 75 (34.40%) ASP.NET
3 64 (29.36%) CSS
4 58 (26.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 52 (23.85%) XML
6 51 (23.39%) .NET Framework
7 50 (22.94%) jQuery
8 49 (22.48%) Web Services
9 48 (22.02%) WCF
10 44 (20.18%) Entity Framework
11 43 (19.72%) WPF
12 42 (19.27%) HTML
13 38 (17.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 34 (15.60%) AngularJS
15 33 (15.14%) LINQ
16 28 (12.84%) WF
16 28 (12.84%) XSL
17 16 (7.34%) HTML5
18 15 (6.88%) REST
19 12 (5.50%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.22%) User Experience
2 17 (7.80%) Mobile App
3 16 (7.34%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.13%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.75%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.29%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (1.83%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.38%) Clustering
9 3 (1.38%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.38%) Replication
10 2 (0.92%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.46%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 68 (31.19%) Windows
2 33 (15.14%) Windows Server
3 19 (8.72%) Android
4 17 (7.80%) Apple iOS
5 14 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.96%) Linux
7 10 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.13%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.83%) CentOS
11 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.38%) Unix
12 2 (0.92%) SUSE
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (37.16%) MVC
2 57 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (10.09%) SOA
4 20 (9.17%) ITIL
5 19 (8.72%) SDLC
5 19 (8.72%) TOGAF
6 18 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (8.26%) CRM
7 17 (7.80%) Scrum
8 16 (7.34%) Mobile Development
9 15 (6.88%) Information Security
9 15 (6.88%) Software Engineering
9 15 (6.88%) TDD
10 14 (6.42%) Presales
11 13 (5.96%) Android Development
12 11 (5.05%) SOLID
13 10 (4.59%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (4.59%) Project Management
13 10 (4.59%) Web Development
14 9 (4.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 103 (47.25%) C#
2 93 (42.66%) JavaScript
3 61 (27.98%) SQL
4 9 (4.13%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.67%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.21%) Python
6 7 (3.21%) Ruby
6 7 (3.21%) XPath
7 6 (2.75%) Java
7 6 (2.75%) PHP
7 6 (2.75%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.29%) C
9 4 (1.83%) XAML
10 3 (1.38%) Perl
10 3 (1.38%) VB
11 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.92%) Groovy
11 2 (0.92%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.92%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 28 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (5.50%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.50%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.05%) CCNA
5 10 (4.59%) Degree
5 10 (4.59%) MCSE
6 9 (4.13%) CCNP
7 4 (1.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (1.83%) CCSP
7 4 (1.83%) CEH
7 4 (1.83%) CISA
7 4 (1.83%) CISM
7 4 (1.83%) CISSP
7 4 (1.83%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (1.83%) GIAC
7 4 (1.83%) ISACA
7 4 (1.83%) SANS
7 4 (1.83%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (1.83%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.50%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (18.35%) Active Directory
2 32 (14.68%) Hyper-V
3 15 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.75%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.38%) XenApp
6 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.46%) vCloud
6 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (13.30%) SCCM
2 19 (8.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 13 (5.96%) SCOM
4 10 (4.59%) SCVMM
4 10 (4.59%) Windows Intune
5 5 (2.29%) SCDPM
5 5 (2.29%) SCSM
6 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.38%) Puppet
6 3 (1.38%) QRadar
6 3 (1.38%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (1.38%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 141 (64.68%) Microsoft
2 38 (17.43%) VMware
3 17 (7.80%) Cisco
4 15 (6.88%) IBM
5 13 (5.96%) HP
6 10 (4.59%) Oracle
7 8 (3.67%) Xamarin
8 7 (3.21%) Citrix
8 7 (3.21%) NetApp
9 4 (1.83%) Kony
9 4 (1.83%) Meraki
9 4 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.38%) Dell
10 3 (1.38%) EMC
10 3 (1.38%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.38%) F5
10 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.38%) Sophos
10 3 (1.38%) Tripwire
11 2 (0.92%) BT
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