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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 120 168 184
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 84 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.72% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.29% 11.21% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 77 8 12
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -34.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £35,000 £55,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
238 107 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.86% 2.61% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 209 94 130
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -1.11%

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 6 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 6 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 +39 53 £52,500 +40.00% 9
Coventry - 12 £52,500 - 3
Warwickshire - 9 £32,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 8 £22,750 - 3
Walsall - 2 £38,750 -
Staffordshire -6 1 £20,000 -55.55% 1
Solihull -8 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 6 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.

1 115 (79.86%) Microsoft
2 67 (46.53%) JavaScript
2 67 (46.53%) Windows
3 66 (45.83%) CSS
3 66 (45.83%) HTML
4 64 (44.44%) C#
4 64 (44.44%) .NET
5 63 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 60 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (36.81%) ASP.NET
7 53 (36.81%) SharePoint
7 53 (36.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (36.11%) SQL
9 50 (34.72%) CRM
9 50 (34.72%) Office 365
10 43 (29.86%) OO
11 41 (28.47%) IIS
12 39 (27.08%) WCF
13 38 (26.39%) Dynamics CRM
13 38 (26.39%) BizTalk Server
14 34 (23.61%) .NET Framework
15 32 (22.22%) Ajax
15 32 (22.22%) T-SQL
16 31 (21.53%) MCSD
16 31 (21.53%) SQL Server 2008
17 30 (20.83%) SharePoint 2013
17 30 (20.83%) MCAD
17 30 (20.83%) MS Excel
17 30 (20.83%) MCTS
18 29 (20.14%) OOA/OOD

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 53 (36.81%) SharePoint
2 41 (28.47%) IIS
3 38 (26.39%) BizTalk Server
4 30 (20.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 29 (20.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (9.72%) MS Exchange
6 14 (9.72%) Lync
7 12 (8.33%) Node.js
8 8 (5.56%) CMS
9 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.78%) nginx
10 4 (2.78%) Apache
10 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
11 3 (2.08%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.86%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.86%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.86%) MS Project
2 7 (4.86%) Fireworks
2 7 (4.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.47%) MS Office
4 1 (0.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (26.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (34.72%) Office 365
2 8 (5.56%) PaaS
2 8 (5.56%) Heroku
3 7 (4.86%) IaaS
4 6 (4.17%) GitHub
5 4 (2.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.33%) DNS
2 10 (6.94%) Unified Communications
3 8 (5.56%) SAN
4 7 (4.86%) HTTP
5 6 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.78%) WAN
6 4 (2.78%) DHCP
7 3 (2.08%) LAN
7 3 (2.08%) VLAN
7 3 (2.08%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.39%) Internet
9 1 (0.69%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.69%) LDAP
9 1 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 31 (21.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (10.42%) MongoDB
4 12 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.56%) MySQL
6 7 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.17%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.78%) SQLite
9 4 (2.78%) RavenDB
10 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.69%) QlikView
11 1 (0.69%) BODI
11 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (0.69%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (4.17%) Subversion
5 4 (2.78%) NUnit
5 4 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.69%) MSTest
6 1 (0.69%) Moq
6 1 (0.69%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (5.56%) Retail
2 6 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (0.69%) Advertising
3 1 (0.69%) Games
3 1 (0.69%) Marketing
3 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (47.92%) Developer
2 29 (20.14%) SharePoint Developer
3 15 (10.42%) Architect
4 14 (9.72%) Consultant
5 10 (6.94%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.94%) Software Developer
5 10 (6.94%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
6 8 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 8 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.86%) Analyst
7 7 (4.86%) Node.js Developer
8 6 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.47%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (3.47%) SQL DBA
9 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.47%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (45.83%) HTML
1 66 (45.83%) CSS
2 64 (44.44%) .NET
3 53 (36.81%) ASP.NET
4 39 (27.08%) WCF
5 34 (23.61%) .NET Framework
6 32 (22.22%) Ajax
7 20 (13.89%) XML
8 18 (12.50%) jQuery
9 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (7.64%) JSON
9 11 (7.64%) Web Services
10 10 (6.94%) HTML5
11 9 (6.25%) CSS3
12 7 (4.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (4.17%) ExpressJS
13 6 (4.17%) Mustache
13 6 (4.17%) Middleware
14 4 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.64%) User Experience
2 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.86%) PMI
4 4 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.39%) Blog
5 2 (1.39%) Open Source
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (46.53%) Windows
2 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.08%) Linux
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (34.72%) CRM
3 43 (29.86%) OO
4 29 (20.14%) OOA/OOD
5 25 (17.36%) MVC
6 18 (12.50%) ITIL
7 13 (9.03%) Migration
7 13 (9.03%) Project Management
7 13 (9.03%) Mentoring
8 12 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.94%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.25%) TDD
11 7 (4.86%) PRINCE
11 7 (4.86%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.86%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
12 6 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.17%) PRINCE2
13 5 (3.47%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.47%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (46.53%) JavaScript
2 64 (44.44%) C#
3 52 (36.11%) SQL
4 32 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.17%) PHP
6 3 (2.08%) C++
6 3 (2.08%) VC++
7 2 (1.39%) Python
7 2 (1.39%) C
7 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.69%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 53 (36.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (21.53%) MCSD
3 30 (20.83%) MCAD
3 30 (20.83%) MCTS
4 29 (20.14%) MCP
5 18 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 15 (10.42%) SC Cleared
7 11 (7.64%) Degree
8 10 (6.94%) MCSE
8 10 (6.94%) VCP4
9 7 (4.86%) MAPM
9 7 (4.86%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.78%) MCSA
11 3 (2.08%) CCA
11 3 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.39%) MCPD
12 2 (1.39%) NCIE
12 2 (1.39%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 23 (15.97%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.39%) vSphere
5 2 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (9.72%) SCCM
2 12 (8.33%) SCOM
3 9 (6.25%) SCVMM
4 8 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (3.47%) SCDPM
6 4 (2.78%) Windows Intune
7 2 (1.39%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.39%) SCSM
8 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 115 (79.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.42%) VMware
3 7 (4.86%) Adobe
4 6 (4.17%) Citrix
4 6 (4.17%) NetApp
5 4 (2.78%) Twitter
6 3 (2.08%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.08%) Veeam
6 3 (2.08%) Cisco
6 3 (2.08%) EMC
7 2 (1.39%) HP
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle
7 2 (1.39%) Sophos
8 1 (0.69%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.69%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.69%) Informatica
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