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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England / West Midlands
Rank 57 114 169
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +55
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 207 110 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.33% 2.08% 1.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.55% 26.83% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 136 96 51
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% -10.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,750 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
537 410 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.24% 7.77% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 408 329 206
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,595 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +37 108 £52,500 +19.38% 12
Coventry +15 38 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Warwickshire +35 16 £42,250 +20.71% 4
Worcestershire +3 14 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Staffordshire +3 9 £48,500 +27.63%
West Bromwich - 5 £50,000 -
Solihull -8 4 £42,500 - 2
Herefordshire - 2 £41,250 -
Shropshire -11 1 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Tipton - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 249 (54.85%) Microsoft
2 165 (36.34%) Amazon AWS
3 157 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (33.92%) SQL Server
5 151 (33.26%) .NET
5 151 (33.26%) C#
6 147 (32.38%) SQL
7 138 (30.40%) JavaScript
8 132 (29.07%) Windows
8 132 (29.07%) VMware
9 131 (28.85%) HTML
10 126 (27.75%) MS Excel
11 117 (25.77%) Office 365
12 114 (25.11%) MVC
13 112 (24.67%) CSS
14 108 (23.79%) Data Centre
15 107 (23.57%) Active Directory
16 99 (21.81%) ASP.NET
17 97 (21.37%) CRM
18 96 (21.15%) IaaS
19 89 (19.60%) Cisco
19 89 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
20 79 (17.40%) Windows Server
21 77 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
21 77 (16.96%) TDD
22 75 (16.52%) Visual Studio
23 74 (16.30%) AngularJS
24 69 (15.20%) ITIL
25 68 (14.98%) Degree
26 67 (14.76%) .NET Framework

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 64 (14.10%) SharePoint
2 55 (12.11%) MS Exchange
3 30 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (5.07%) BizTalk Server
5 22 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (4.63%) IIS
7 20 (4.41%) CMS
7 20 (4.41%) Skype for Business
8 19 (4.19%) Umbraco
9 17 (3.74%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (1.98%) EPiServer CMS
10 9 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.10%) Orchard CMS
13 4 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.88%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.66%) nginx
15 2 (0.44%) Apache
15 2 (0.44%) SAS
15 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 126 (27.75%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.74%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 61 (13.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (2.42%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 165 (36.34%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (25.77%) Office 365
3 96 (21.15%) IaaS
4 67 (14.76%) PaaS
5 45 (9.91%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (8.15%) SaaS
7 16 (3.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.10%) GitHub
10 4 (0.88%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.22%) Apcera
11 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.51%) DNS
1 25 (5.51%) Firewall
2 24 (5.29%) DHCP
3 17 (3.74%) LAN
3 17 (3.74%) WAN
4 13 (2.86%) Skype
5 12 (2.64%) VPN
6 9 (1.98%) MPLS
6 9 (1.98%) SAN
6 9 (1.98%) WLAN
7 8 (1.76%) VoIP
8 6 (1.32%) Network Security
8 6 (1.32%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.32%) VLAN
9 5 (1.10%) BGP
9 5 (1.10%) OSPF
9 5 (1.10%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.10%) Wireless
10 4 (0.88%) EIGRP
10 4 (0.88%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (33.92%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.49%) MySQL
3 31 (6.83%) DB2
4 28 (6.17%) MongoDB
5 25 (5.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 24 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (4.41%) NoSQL
8 17 (3.74%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (3.08%) Big Data
9 14 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (1.10%) Couchbase
14 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (1.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 75 (16.52%) Visual Studio
2 42 (9.25%) Git (software)
3 29 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (4.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 18 (3.96%) Moq
6 14 (3.08%) Visual Studio Code
7 12 (2.64%) JIRA
8 10 (2.20%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.98%) NuGet
10 7 (1.54%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.54%) MSBuild
10 7 (1.54%) Subversion
11 5 (1.10%) AppVeyor
11 5 (1.10%) JUnit
11 5 (1.10%) Selenium
11 5 (1.10%) TestNG
12 3 (0.66%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.66%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.44%) Maven
13 2 (0.44%) NUnit
General
1 64 (14.10%) Finance
2 45 (9.91%) Retail
3 31 (6.83%) Publishing
4 16 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (3.08%) Marketing
6 4 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.22%) Automotive
7 1 (0.22%) Back Office
7 1 (0.22%) Banking
7 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 177 (38.99%) Developer
2 104 (22.91%) .NET Developer
3 61 (13.44%) Architect
4 60 (13.22%) C# Developer
5 59 (13.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 57 (12.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 49 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 46 (10.13%) Senior Developer
9 38 (8.37%) Solutions Architect
10 32 (7.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 31 (6.83%) ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (6.83%) Senior .NET Developer
12 30 (6.61%) Consultant
13 28 (6.17%) Web Developer
14 27 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
15 25 (5.51%) Cloud Engineer
16 24 (5.29%) Operations Manager
16 24 (5.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 24 (5.29%) Senior C# Developer
17 23 (5.07%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (33.26%) .NET
2 131 (28.85%) HTML
3 112 (24.67%) CSS
4 99 (21.81%) ASP.NET
5 77 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 74 (16.30%) AngularJS
7 67 (14.76%) .NET Framework
8 60 (13.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 56 (12.33%) HTML5
10 54 (11.89%) Entity Framework
11 46 (10.13%) KnockoutJS
12 43 (9.47%) XML
13 37 (8.15%) Web Services
14 36 (7.93%) jQuery
15 30 (6.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 29 (6.39%) WCF
17 28 (6.17%) REST
18 26 (5.73%) CSS3
19 22 (4.85%) SOAP
20 21 (4.63%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 108 (23.79%) Data Centre
2 57 (12.56%) Public Cloud
3 45 (9.91%) Computer Science
4 29 (6.39%) CMDB
5 21 (4.63%) Visualisation
6 18 (3.96%) User Experience
7 17 (3.74%) NHS
8 16 (3.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 16 (3.52%) PMI
9 14 (3.08%) Freedom of Information
10 13 (2.86%) Clustering
11 11 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (2.42%) Fintech
11 11 (2.42%) Mobile App
11 11 (2.42%) Private Cloud
12 10 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.10%) Replication
14 4 (0.88%) AS400
15 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 132 (29.07%) Windows
2 79 (17.40%) Windows Server
3 59 (13.00%) Linux
4 38 (8.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.52%) Windows 10
6 14 (3.08%) Unix
7 10 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.54%) Android
8 7 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.54%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.10%) Solaris
10 5 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.88%) CentOS
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (25.11%) MVC
3 97 (21.37%) CRM
4 77 (16.96%) TDD
5 69 (15.20%) ITIL
6 67 (14.76%) Service Delivery
7 64 (14.10%) Presales
8 60 (13.22%) Software Engineering
9 50 (11.01%) Web Development
10 49 (10.79%) Line Management
11 48 (10.57%) TOGAF
12 41 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 41 (9.03%) Project Management
13 40 (8.81%) Capacity Planning
13 40 (8.81%) Requirements Analysis
13 40 (8.81%) SOA
13 40 (8.81%) Technical Architecture
13 40 (8.81%) Zachman Framework
14 38 (8.37%) Service Management
15 37 (8.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 151 (33.26%) C#
2 147 (32.38%) SQL
3 138 (30.40%) JavaScript
4 48 (10.57%) PowerShell
5 22 (4.85%) T-SQL
6 14 (3.08%) C
7 12 (2.64%) Java
8 11 (2.42%) PHP
9 8 (1.76%) Python
10 5 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.10%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.88%) Perl
12 3 (0.66%) F#
12 3 (0.66%) Ruby
12 3 (0.66%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.44%) XPath
14 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.22%) VBScript
14 1 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 68 (14.98%) Degree
2 48 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (9.91%) MCSE
3 45 (9.91%) PMI Certification
4 41 (9.03%) ISEB
5 32 (7.05%) MCSA
6 29 (6.39%) PMP
7 17 (3.74%) SC Cleared
7 17 (3.74%) Security Cleared
8 15 (3.30%) MCP
9 12 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (2.42%) CCNA
10 11 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.98%) VCAP
11 9 (1.98%) VCDX
12 5 (1.10%) CCSA
12 5 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.10%) JNCIA
12 5 (1.10%) JNCIS
12 5 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.52%) QA
2 8 (1.76%) SLA
System Software
1 107 (23.57%) Active Directory
2 89 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (10.35%) Virtual Machines
4 40 (8.81%) Hyper-V
5 19 (4.19%) Virtual Servers
6 17 (3.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (2.20%) Docker
8 7 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.32%) vSphere
10 5 (1.10%) XenApp
11 4 (0.88%) UAG
12 3 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.44%) HDFS
14 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.22%) Firmware
14 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 48 (10.57%) SCVMM
2 35 (7.71%) SCCM
3 32 (7.05%) Puppet
4 28 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (4.19%) vRealize
6 18 (3.96%) SCOM
7 11 (2.42%) SCOrch
8 8 (1.76%) Terraform
9 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (1.32%) WSUS
11 5 (1.10%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.88%) Ansible
12 4 (0.88%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 3 (0.66%) Consul
13 3 (0.66%) Icinga
13 3 (0.66%) Kibana
13 3 (0.66%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.66%) Packer
Vendors
1 249 (54.85%) Microsoft
2 132 (29.07%) VMware
3 89 (19.60%) Cisco
4 67 (14.76%) Citrix
5 48 (10.57%) Oracle
6 44 (9.69%) NetApp
7 43 (9.47%) HP
8 38 (8.37%) EMC
9 37 (8.15%) CheckPoint
10 35 (7.71%) Juniper
11 33 (7.27%) IBM
12 29 (6.39%) BMC
13 21 (4.63%) Google
14 18 (3.96%) SolarWinds
15 10 (2.20%) Red Hat
16 9 (1.98%) EPiServer
17 8 (1.76%) Dell
18 6 (1.32%) PayPal
18 6 (1.32%) Symantec
19 5 (1.10%) Facebook
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment Midlands Ltd
Salary: excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits+Perks
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry-CS
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus incentives
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + bonus + incentives
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Excellent !
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 50000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 to £45000.00 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
cloudThing
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago