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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 104 200 193
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 115 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.06% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.56% 7.54% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 90 13 11
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +45.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £34,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
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
389 252 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.96% 4.60% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 311 210 147
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +60 65 £42,500 -27.65% 10
Warwickshire - 15 £42,500 - 1
Coventry - 11 £40,000 - 5
Worcestershire +6 7 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Wolverhampton - 5 £30,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 3 £65,000 - 1
Staffordshire +4 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £60,000 -
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 3 September 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.

1 109 (56.19%) Microsoft
2 76 (39.18%) .NET
3 74 (38.14%) SQL Server
4 73 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (37.11%) C#
6 66 (34.02%) JavaScript
7 62 (31.96%) MVC
8 61 (31.44%) SQL
8 61 (31.44%) ASP.NET
9 55 (28.35%) Amazon AWS
10 52 (26.80%) Windows
10 52 (26.80%) IaaS
11 47 (24.23%) MS Excel
12 42 (21.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 39 (20.10%) TDD
14 38 (19.59%) HTML
14 38 (19.59%) AngularJS
15 34 (17.53%) Git (software)
16 33 (17.01%) .NET Framework
17 32 (16.49%) CSS
18 30 (15.46%) VMware
18 30 (15.46%) PowerShell
18 30 (15.46%) Puppet
19 29 (14.95%) SCCM
20 28 (14.43%) Windows Server 2008
21 27 (13.92%) DevOps
22 25 (12.89%) ASP.NET Web API
22 25 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
22 25 (12.89%) jQuery
22 25 (12.89%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 17 (8.76%) SharePoint
1 17 (8.76%) Node.js
2 12 (6.19%) CMS
3 11 (5.67%) IIS
4 9 (4.64%) Lync
5 7 (3.61%) MTS
6 5 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.52%) SAS
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) Drupal
9 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (24.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.06%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 55 (28.35%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (26.80%) IaaS
3 24 (12.37%) Office 365
4 18 (9.28%) PaaS
5 14 (7.22%) Heroku
6 12 (6.19%) SaaS
7 8 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (3.61%) GitHub
9 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.58%) IPsec
2 4 (2.06%) Firewall
2 4 (2.06%) VPN
3 3 (1.55%) MPLS
3 3 (1.55%) LAN
3 3 (1.55%) WAN
3 3 (1.55%) Wireless
4 2 (1.03%) VLAN
4 2 (1.03%) ADSL
5 1 (0.52%) LDAP
5 1 (0.52%) OSPF
5 1 (0.52%) SAN
5 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (38.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (10.31%) NoSQL
3 19 (9.79%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (5.15%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (4.64%) OLAP
8 8 (4.12%) OLAP Cube
9 7 (3.61%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.58%) Big Data
11 4 (2.06%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.55%) DTS
13 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (17.53%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.70%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.70%) Maven
4 11 (5.67%) NUnit
5 8 (4.12%) TeamCity
5 8 (4.12%) Jasmine
6 7 (3.61%) MSTest
6 7 (3.61%) Moq
6 7 (3.61%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.58%) Subversion
8 4 (2.06%) JSUnit
9 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (9.79%) Finance
2 15 (7.73%) Advertising
3 12 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.64%) Games
5 3 (1.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (39.69%) Developer
2 38 (19.59%) .NET Developer
3 20 (10.31%) Consultant
4 19 (9.79%) Architect
5 16 (8.25%) C# Developer
6 13 (6.70%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.19%) Web Developer
7 12 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.67%) Graduate
8 11 (5.67%) Enterprise Architect
9 10 (5.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 10 (5.15%) Analyst
10 9 (4.64%) Junior
10 9 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.64%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.61%) Junior Developer
11 7 (3.61%) Node.js Developer
12 6 (3.09%) Cloud Consultant
12 6 (3.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (39.18%) .NET
2 61 (31.44%) ASP.NET
3 42 (21.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (19.59%) HTML
4 38 (19.59%) AngularJS
5 33 (17.01%) .NET Framework
6 32 (16.49%) CSS
7 25 (12.89%) jQuery
7 25 (12.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (11.34%) XML
9 20 (10.31%) Entity Framework
10 17 (8.76%) Web Services
11 15 (7.73%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (6.70%) Sensu
13 12 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (6.19%) WCF
14 9 (4.64%) WPF
14 9 (4.64%) Backbone.js
14 9 (4.64%) Ember.js
15 8 (4.12%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.76%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.19%) User Experience
3 11 (5.67%) Private Cloud
4 10 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.64%) Mathematics
6 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.09%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.58%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.06%) Clustering
10 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.03%) Blog
10 2 (1.03%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.03%) iPhone
10 2 (1.03%) Replication
10 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.52%) Physics
11 1 (0.52%) NHS
11 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (26.80%) Windows
2 28 (14.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (12.89%) Linux
4 21 (10.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (6.70%) UNIX
5 13 (6.70%) Ubuntu
6 11 (5.67%) Android
7 9 (4.64%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (31.96%) MVC
3 39 (20.10%) TDD
4 27 (13.92%) DevOps
5 22 (11.34%) Software Engineering
6 20 (10.31%) Scrum
6 20 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (9.28%) SOA
8 16 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (7.22%) ITIL
10 13 (6.70%) TOGAF
11 12 (6.19%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (5.67%) Web Development
12 11 (5.67%) BDD
12 11 (5.67%) Information Security
12 11 (5.67%) CRM
13 10 (5.15%) Analytics
13 10 (5.15%) Mobile Development
14 9 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (4.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 72 (37.11%) C#
2 66 (34.02%) JavaScript
3 61 (31.44%) SQL
4 30 (15.46%) PowerShell
5 19 (9.79%) T-SQL
6 13 (6.70%) Perl
6 13 (6.70%) Bourne shell
6 13 (6.70%) Bash Shell
6 13 (6.70%) Python
6 13 (6.70%) Groovy
7 12 (6.19%) VB
8 7 (3.61%) VB6
9 4 (2.06%) C
10 3 (1.55%) VBScript
11 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (10.82%) Degree
2 15 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.19%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.61%) MCSE
5 5 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.06%) CCNA
7 3 (1.55%) CCNP
8 2 (1.03%) ISEB
8 2 (1.03%) CCA
8 2 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.52%) MCITP
9 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.06%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (12.89%) Active Directory
1 25 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (12.37%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.58%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.55%) XenApp
5 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (15.46%) Puppet
2 29 (14.95%) SCCM
3 18 (9.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 17 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (6.70%) Vagrant
5 13 (6.70%) Ansible
5 13 (6.70%) SCOM
5 13 (6.70%) Nagios
5 13 (6.70%) ZABBIX
6 12 (6.19%) SCVMM
7 7 (3.61%) Windows Intune
8 5 (2.58%) SCSM
8 5 (2.58%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.55%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.03%) Zenoss
10 2 (1.03%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 109 (56.19%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.46%) VMware
3 12 (6.19%) Xamarin
4 9 (4.64%) IBM
5 8 (4.12%) Rackspace
6 6 (3.09%) Oracle
7 5 (2.58%) HP
8 4 (2.06%) BT
9 3 (1.55%) EMC
9 3 (1.55%) Citrix
9 3 (1.55%) Cisco
9 3 (1.55%) NetApp
9 3 (1.55%) Autodesk
9 3 (1.55%) Meraki
10 2 (1.03%) F5
10 2 (1.03%) Twitter
10 2 (1.03%) Tripwire
11 1 (0.52%) Google
11 1 (0.52%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + car allowance + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Car Allowance - £5,400, Fuel Card, M
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Market Drayton, Shropshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Market Drayton, Shropshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rubicon Consulting
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton Coldfield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Version 1
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Ciber UK
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago