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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 142 182 171
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 73 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 0.47% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.62% 14.12% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 48 24 29
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £22,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £41,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
309 170 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.86% 3.31% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 234 153 157
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 26 £46,000 +60.00% 8
Coventry - 19 £50,000 - 5
Solihull +4 7 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Worcestershire - 6 £22,250 -
Warwickshire -7 4 £38,750 -29.54% 4
West Bromwich - 4 £58,750 - 1
Walsall - 3 £39,000 -
Staffordshire +6 2 £26,250 -34.37%
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
Dudley - 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 98 (67.59%) Microsoft
2 71 (48.97%) C#
3 70 (48.28%) .NET
4 68 (46.90%) SQL Server
5 66 (45.52%) JavaScript
6 57 (39.31%) ASP.NET
7 52 (35.86%) HTML
7 52 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (34.48%) Windows
9 49 (33.79%) SQL
10 45 (31.03%) MVC
11 43 (29.66%) CSS
12 42 (28.97%) Office 365
13 38 (26.21%) CRM
13 38 (26.21%) SharePoint
14 37 (25.52%) MS Excel
15 34 (23.45%) .NET Framework
16 32 (22.07%) WCF
17 31 (21.38%) OO
18 28 (19.31%) XML
18 28 (19.31%) TDD
19 27 (18.62%) Microsoft Certification
19 27 (18.62%) ASP.NET MVC
20 26 (17.93%) Git (software)
21 23 (15.86%) BizTalk Server
21 23 (15.86%) IIS
21 23 (15.86%) Dynamics CRM
22 22 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
23 21 (14.48%) MongoDB
23 21 (14.48%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (26.21%) SharePoint
2 23 (15.86%) BizTalk Server
2 23 (15.86%) IIS
3 17 (11.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (11.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (11.03%) CMS
5 10 (6.90%) Lync
6 9 (6.21%) Node.js
6 9 (6.21%) MS Exchange
7 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.38%) SAS
10 1 (0.69%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (25.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (15.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 42 (28.97%) Office 365
2 22 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (10.34%) IaaS
4 10 (6.90%) Heroku
4 10 (6.90%) PaaS
5 7 (4.83%) GitHub
5 7 (4.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (3.45%) SaaS
7 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.14%) SAN
1 6 (4.14%) Unified Communications
2 4 (2.76%) DNS
2 4 (2.76%) WAN
2 4 (2.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.07%) HTTP
3 3 (2.07%) LAN
4 2 (1.38%) IPsec
4 2 (1.38%) Internet
4 2 (1.38%) LDAP
4 2 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.69%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.69%) VLAN
5 1 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (46.90%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.48%) MongoDB
2 21 (14.48%) Relational Database
3 20 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (8.97%) RDBMS
5 10 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.76%) MySQL
8 4 (2.76%) SQLite
8 4 (2.76%) RavenDB
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.38%) DTS
9 2 (1.38%) OLAP
9 2 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (17.93%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.10%) Visual Studio
3 15 (10.34%) NUnit
4 8 (5.52%) Moq
4 8 (5.52%) MSTest
4 8 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.83%) Jasmine
5 7 (4.83%) Subversion
5 7 (4.83%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.07%) Maven
7 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.69%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (6.21%) Retail
2 7 (4.83%) Finance
3 2 (1.38%) Games
3 2 (1.38%) Advertising
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Automotive
4 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (51.03%) Developer
2 18 (12.41%) .NET Developer
3 17 (11.72%) C# Developer
4 15 (10.34%) SharePoint Developer
5 14 (9.66%) Consultant
6 11 (7.59%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Architect
7 10 (6.90%) Junior
8 9 (6.21%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.52%) DBA
9 8 (5.52%) SQL DBA
9 8 (5.52%) Junior Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Node.js Developer
10 7 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Junior C# Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 6 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (2.76%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (48.28%) .NET
2 57 (39.31%) ASP.NET
3 52 (35.86%) HTML
4 43 (29.66%) CSS
5 34 (23.45%) .NET Framework
6 32 (22.07%) WCF
7 28 (19.31%) XML
8 27 (18.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (12.41%) jQuery
9 18 (12.41%) Ajax
10 14 (9.66%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (9.66%) Web Services
11 13 (8.97%) Entity Framework
12 12 (8.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (8.28%) JSON
13 10 (6.90%) AngularJS
14 9 (6.21%) Silverlight
14 9 (6.21%) SOAP
15 8 (5.52%) HTML5
15 8 (5.52%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.83%) User Experience
3 4 (2.76%) Blog
3 4 (2.76%) Open Source
3 4 (2.76%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.07%) Clustering
4 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.38%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (34.48%) Windows
2 18 (12.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.52%) Linux
5 3 (2.07%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.07%) UNIX
5 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.03%) MVC
3 38 (26.21%) CRM
4 31 (21.38%) OO
5 28 (19.31%) TDD
6 17 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
8 14 (9.66%) ITIL
8 14 (9.66%) SOA
9 13 (8.97%) Software Engineering
9 13 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (8.97%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.28%) BDD
11 11 (7.59%) Scrum
11 11 (7.59%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.21%) DevOps
13 9 (6.21%) Database Tuning
13 9 (6.21%) Web Development
13 9 (6.21%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 71 (48.97%) C#
2 66 (45.52%) JavaScript
3 49 (33.79%) SQL
4 21 (14.48%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.14%) C
7 5 (3.45%) PHP
8 4 (2.76%) Python
9 3 (2.07%) Bourne shell
9 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.07%) Groovy
9 3 (2.07%) Perl
9 3 (2.07%) C++
9 3 (2.07%) VBScript
9 3 (2.07%) VB
9 3 (2.07%) VC++
10 1 (0.69%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 27 (18.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.10%) Security Cleared
3 16 (11.03%) MCP
3 16 (11.03%) MCAD
3 16 (11.03%) MCSD
3 16 (11.03%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.03%) MCTS
4 9 (6.21%) Degree
5 5 (3.45%) MCSE
5 5 (3.45%) MCSA
6 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.07%) CCA
7 3 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.38%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.38%) HP MASE
8 2 (1.38%) NCIE
9 1 (0.69%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (12.41%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.66%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.38%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.38%) vSphere
4 2 (1.38%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.69%) vCloud
5 1 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.69%) XenApp
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (11.03%) SCCM
2 12 (8.28%) Puppet
3 9 (6.21%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.21%) SCOM
4 7 (4.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (4.14%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.07%) Ansible
6 3 (2.07%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.07%) SCDPM
6 3 (2.07%) Windows Intune
6 3 (2.07%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.07%) Nagios
7 2 (1.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 98 (67.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.66%) VMware
3 6 (4.14%) Twitter
4 5 (3.45%) Oracle
4 5 (3.45%) Citrix
5 3 (2.07%) Veeam
6 2 (1.38%) HP
6 2 (1.38%) Informatica
6 2 (1.38%) NetApp
6 2 (1.38%) Sophos
6 2 (1.38%) Cisco
6 2 (1.38%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.38%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.69%) Google
7 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.69%) EMC
West Bromwich, West Midlands
Interserve FM
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Opportunity
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
JM Digital
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Solihull
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
REPL
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 27 days ago