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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 71 123 200
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +77
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 214 120 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.49% 2.03% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.07% 30.38% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 158 76 17
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £30,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £63,700 £65,000 £49,000
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
521 395 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.50% 6.68% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 399 303 216
Median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +41 124 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Coventry +12 31 £50,000 - 8
Staffordshire +10 12 £48,500 +61.66% 1
Worcestershire +14 8 £50,000 +61.29% 1
Warwickshire -2 7 £46,000 +8.23% 1
Walsall - 7 £35,000 -
Herefordshire - 6 £50,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -2 4 £43,500 +24.28%
Solihull +9 3 £24,000 -31.42%
West Bromwich -5 2 £51,500 -20.76%
Shropshire - 2 £75,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 214 (55.73%) Microsoft
2 157 (40.89%) .NET
3 137 (35.68%) C#
4 118 (30.73%) MVC
5 117 (30.47%) SQL Server
6 114 (29.69%) JavaScript
6 114 (29.69%) Amazon AWS
7 104 (27.08%) ASP.NET
8 99 (25.78%) VMware
9 97 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
10 96 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 95 (24.74%) Office 365
12 94 (24.48%) SharePoint
13 93 (24.22%) IaaS
14 87 (22.66%) SQL
15 85 (22.14%) Data Centre
16 80 (20.83%) jQuery
17 79 (20.57%) CSS
17 79 (20.57%) Windows
18 77 (20.05%) ASP.NET Web API
19 74 (19.27%) MS Excel
20 72 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
21 71 (18.49%) ASP.NET MVC
21 71 (18.49%) PaaS
22 69 (17.97%) ITIL
23 67 (17.45%) WCF
24 65 (16.93%) Web Services
25 62 (16.15%) XML
26 60 (15.63%) HTML
27 57 (14.84%) .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 94 (24.48%) SharePoint
2 44 (11.46%) Skype for Business
3 36 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (5.21%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (5.21%) OpenStack
5 17 (4.43%) MS Exchange
6 16 (4.17%) IIS
7 10 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.34%) nginx
9 6 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.04%) CMS
10 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.04%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.78%) Apache
12 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.52%) JBoss
12 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 74 (19.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.60%) MS Office
3 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (6.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.04%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 114 (29.69%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (24.74%) Office 365
3 93 (24.22%) IaaS
4 71 (18.49%) PaaS
5 42 (10.94%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (9.90%) Amazon EC2
7 35 (9.11%) SaaS
8 17 (4.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (4.43%) OneDrive
9 5 (1.30%) Yammer
10 2 (0.52%) Heroku
10 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.77%) Firewall
2 19 (4.95%) LAN
3 17 (4.43%) WAN
4 13 (3.39%) Skype
4 13 (3.39%) VoIP
5 11 (2.86%) DHCP
5 11 (2.86%) DNS
5 11 (2.86%) WLAN
6 10 (2.60%) MPLS
6 10 (2.60%) VPN
7 9 (2.34%) SAN
8 7 (1.82%) Network Security
9 6 (1.56%) Wireless
10 5 (1.30%) BGP
10 5 (1.30%) EIGRP
10 5 (1.30%) Multicast
10 5 (1.30%) NAS
10 5 (1.30%) OSPF
11 4 (1.04%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (30.47%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.21%) NoSQL
2 20 (5.21%) Relational Database
3 19 (4.95%) MySQL
4 16 (4.17%) DB2
5 15 (3.91%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.82%) Big Data
11 6 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.56%) DocumentDB
11 6 (1.56%) Neo4j
11 6 (1.56%) PowerPivot
12 4 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.78%) Datazen
13 3 (0.78%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 32 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.69%) Git (software)
4 17 (4.43%) Vagrant
5 12 (3.13%) Subversion
6 6 (1.56%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.56%) JIRA
6 6 (1.56%) Maven
7 3 (0.78%) Moq
8 2 (0.52%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.26%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 18 (4.69%) Finance
2 17 (4.43%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.17%) Publishing
3 16 (4.17%) Retail
4 6 (1.56%) Games
5 4 (1.04%) Advertising
5 4 (1.04%) Law
5 4 (1.04%) Legal
5 4 (1.04%) Marketing
6 3 (0.78%) Automotive
6 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 142 (36.98%) Developer
2 91 (23.70%) .NET Developer
3 79 (20.57%) Architect
4 41 (10.68%) ASP.NET Developer
5 40 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 39 (10.16%) Solutions Architect
7 37 (9.64%) Consultant
8 33 (8.59%) Senior Developer
9 32 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 29 (7.55%) C# Developer
11 27 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
12 24 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
13 22 (5.73%) Office 365 Developer
14 18 (4.69%) Azure Developer
15 15 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
15 15 (3.91%) Technical Architect
16 14 (3.65%) Enterprise Architect
16 14 (3.65%) Infrastructure Architect
16 14 (3.65%) Senior .NET Developer
16 14 (3.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (40.89%) .NET
2 104 (27.08%) ASP.NET
3 80 (20.83%) jQuery
4 79 (20.57%) CSS
5 77 (20.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 71 (18.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 67 (17.45%) WCF
8 65 (16.93%) Web Services
9 62 (16.15%) XML
10 60 (15.63%) HTML
11 57 (14.84%) .NET Framework
12 52 (13.54%) AngularJS
13 48 (12.50%) Entity Framework
14 40 (10.42%) WPF
15 37 (9.64%) LINQ
16 35 (9.11%) XSL
17 28 (7.29%) WF
18 26 (6.77%) KnockoutJS
19 25 (6.51%) HTML5
20 23 (5.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 85 (22.14%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.03%) Computer Science
3 26 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (6.51%) Public Cloud
5 19 (4.95%) User Experience
6 17 (4.43%) Mobile App
7 16 (4.17%) CMDB
8 7 (1.82%) Clustering
9 5 (1.30%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (1.30%) AS400
9 5 (1.30%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.04%) Replication
11 3 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.78%) NHS
11 3 (0.78%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.78%) PMI
11 3 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (20.57%) Windows
2 44 (11.46%) Windows Server
3 39 (10.16%) Linux
4 17 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.65%) Windows 10
6 11 (2.86%) Unix
6 11 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.08%) Android
8 7 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.56%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.52%) CentOS
11 2 (0.52%) Solaris
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (30.73%) MVC
2 97 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (17.97%) ITIL
4 54 (14.06%) Presales
5 50 (13.02%) CRM
6 47 (12.24%) TOGAF
7 42 (10.94%) Software Engineering
8 36 (9.38%) Scrum
9 34 (8.85%) DevOps
9 34 (8.85%) Service Delivery
10 29 (7.55%) TDD
11 28 (7.29%) Line Management
11 28 (7.29%) SDLC
11 28 (7.29%) Service Management
11 28 (7.29%) Technical Architecture
12 27 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (7.03%) Open Source
13 26 (6.77%) Project Management
14 25 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (6.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 137 (35.68%) C#
2 114 (29.69%) JavaScript
3 87 (22.66%) SQL
4 19 (4.95%) PowerShell
5 16 (4.17%) Java
6 14 (3.65%) PHP
7 13 (3.39%) T-SQL
8 12 (3.13%) Ruby
9 11 (2.86%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.60%) C++
11 7 (1.82%) Groovy
11 7 (1.82%) Scala
12 6 (1.56%) Clojure
12 6 (1.56%) XPath
13 5 (1.30%) C
13 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.04%) Python
15 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.78%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 45 (11.72%) Degree
1 45 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (9.11%) MCSE
3 22 (5.73%) ISEB
4 19 (4.95%) PMI Certification
5 16 (4.17%) PMP
6 14 (3.65%) MCSA
7 12 (3.13%) Security Cleared
8 11 (2.86%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.82%) CCNA
10 7 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.82%) MCITP
11 4 (1.04%) CISSP
12 3 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.78%) MCP
13 2 (0.52%) CCSA
13 2 (0.52%) CISA
13 2 (0.52%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.52%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.39%) SLA
2 8 (2.08%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) COBIT
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 72 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (13.80%) Virtual Machines
4 45 (11.72%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.34%) Firmware
6 8 (2.08%) vSphere
7 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.56%) Docker
9 5 (1.30%) XenApp
10 4 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.04%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.04%) XenServer
11 3 (0.78%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.52%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.26%) vCloud
13 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (11.20%) SCCM
2 38 (9.90%) SCVMM
3 27 (7.03%) Puppet
4 18 (4.69%) vRealize
5 17 (4.43%) Packer
5 17 (4.43%) Terraform
6 15 (3.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 10 (2.60%) Consul
7 10 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (2.60%) SCOM
8 7 (1.82%) Grafana
8 7 (1.82%) Graphite
8 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (1.82%) SCOrch
8 7 (1.82%) Uchiwa
9 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.52%) WSUS
11 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 214 (55.73%) Microsoft
2 99 (25.78%) VMware
3 38 (9.90%) Cisco
4 35 (9.11%) Citrix
4 35 (9.11%) NetApp
5 26 (6.77%) Oracle
6 24 (6.25%) HP
7 22 (5.73%) IBM
8 19 (4.95%) Google
8 19 (4.95%) Juniper
9 18 (4.69%) CheckPoint
10 17 (4.43%) EMC
11 16 (4.17%) BMC
12 8 (2.08%) Atlassian
12 8 (2.08%) WSO2
13 7 (1.82%) MuleSoft
14 6 (1.56%) PayPal
15 5 (1.30%) Xamarin
16 4 (1.04%) Aerohive Networks
16 4 (1.04%) Ruckus Wireless
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Car allowance, Insurance, Health
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 7k Car, Helathcare, Life insurance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £51000 - £52000 per annum + Car £5.700, 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus - Tr
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nixor
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £64000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromsgrove
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Interactive Software
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits including 24 days holiday
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Interactive Software
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum benefits including 24 days holiday
Posted: 24 days ago