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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England / West Midlands
Rank 52 130 149
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 209 110 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.44% 1.87% 1.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.47% 24.12% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 153 94 67
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,750 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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
504 456 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.72% 7.73% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 404 363 221
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +51 119 £50,000 +16.31% 14
Coventry +12 29 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Worcestershire - 18 £45,000 - 5
Warwickshire +38 13 £36,250 -34.09% 3
Staffordshire +7 9 £46,250 +21.71% 3
Solihull -6 8 £34,000 -20.00% 6
Herefordshire - 5 £45,000 -
West Bromwich +12 3 £46,250 -28.84% 2
Shropshire -6 3 £31,500 -21.25% 3
Dudley +9 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 254 (55.82%) Microsoft
2 170 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (34.73%) SQL Server
4 157 (34.51%) SQL
5 151 (33.19%) C#
5 151 (33.19%) .NET
6 146 (32.09%) Amazon AWS
7 138 (30.33%) JavaScript
8 135 (29.67%) HTML
9 130 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 122 (26.81%) VMware
11 115 (25.27%) MVC
12 114 (25.05%) CSS
13 113 (24.84%) Office 365
14 112 (24.62%) Windows
15 97 (21.32%) CRM
16 94 (20.66%) ASP.NET
17 93 (20.44%) Active Directory
18 92 (20.22%) Data Centre
19 83 (18.24%) IaaS
20 82 (18.02%) AngularJS
21 78 (17.14%) TDD
22 76 (16.70%) Cisco
23 72 (15.82%) Citrix
23 72 (15.82%) Visual Studio
24 70 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
24 70 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
25 69 (15.16%) Windows Server
26 67 (14.73%) SharePoint
27 66 (14.51%) Degree

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 67 (14.73%) SharePoint
2 56 (12.31%) MS Exchange
3 30 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (5.93%) IIS
5 22 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (4.18%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (4.18%) CMS
7 18 (3.96%) Umbraco
8 16 (3.52%) Skype for Business
9 13 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (1.98%) EPiServer
11 7 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.10%) Orchard CMS
12 5 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.66%) Apache
14 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.44%) JBoss
14 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 130 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 60 (13.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 146 (32.09%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (24.84%) Office 365
3 83 (18.24%) IaaS
4 55 (12.09%) PaaS
5 43 (9.45%) SaaS
6 32 (7.03%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.32%) GitHub
10 4 (0.88%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.44%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.22%) Apcera
12 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.30%) DNS
1 15 (3.30%) LAN
1 15 (3.30%) WAN
2 14 (3.08%) Firewall
3 11 (2.42%) DHCP
3 11 (2.42%) SAN
3 11 (2.42%) Skype
4 7 (1.54%) MPLS
4 7 (1.54%) VoIP
5 5 (1.10%) Network Security
5 5 (1.10%) Unified Communications
5 5 (1.10%) VPN
6 4 (0.88%) BGP
6 4 (0.88%) OSPF
6 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.66%) EIGRP
7 3 (0.66%) Multicast
7 3 (0.66%) NAS
7 3 (0.66%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (34.73%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.91%) MySQL
3 33 (7.25%) MongoDB
4 32 (7.03%) DB2
5 28 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (5.93%) NoSQL
7 24 (5.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (3.96%) Relational Database
12 16 (3.52%) Big Data
13 11 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (1.54%) Power BI
16 7 (1.54%) Redis
17 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 72 (15.82%) Visual Studio
2 35 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 34 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (5.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (3.52%) TeamCity
6 14 (3.08%) Moq
7 10 (2.20%) JIRA
7 10 (2.20%) Visual Studio Code
8 9 (1.98%) NuGet
9 8 (1.76%) MSBuild
9 8 (1.76%) Selenium
10 7 (1.54%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.54%) Subversion
11 6 (1.32%) JUnit
11 6 (1.32%) TestNG
12 3 (0.66%) AppVeyor
12 3 (0.66%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.44%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.44%) Maven
13 2 (0.44%) Mocha
General
1 61 (13.41%) Finance
2 37 (8.13%) Retail
3 28 (6.15%) Publishing
4 16 (3.52%) Marketing
5 12 (2.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.32%) Advertising
7 2 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.22%) Back Office
8 1 (0.22%) Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Games
8 1 (0.22%) Local Government
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 173 (38.02%) Developer
2 95 (20.88%) .NET Developer
3 71 (15.60%) Architect
4 64 (14.07%) C# Developer
5 58 (12.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 52 (11.43%) Senior Developer
7 49 (10.77%) Solutions Architect
8 45 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 40 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 34 (7.47%) Consultant
11 32 (7.03%) Senior .NET Developer
11 32 (7.03%) Web Developer
12 30 (6.59%) Senior C# Developer
13 26 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 26 (5.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 25 (5.49%) Operations Manager
15 23 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
15 23 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
16 22 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 21 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (33.19%) .NET
2 135 (29.67%) HTML
3 114 (25.05%) CSS
4 94 (20.66%) ASP.NET
5 82 (18.02%) AngularJS
6 70 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 65 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 62 (13.63%) HTML5
9 60 (13.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 50 (10.99%) KnockoutJS
11 45 (9.89%) Entity Framework
12 38 (8.35%) XML
13 34 (7.47%) REST
13 34 (7.47%) Web Services
14 33 (7.25%) CSS3
15 32 (7.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 27 (5.93%) SOAP
17 26 (5.71%) jQuery
18 20 (4.40%) D3.js
19 18 (3.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 92 (20.22%) Data Centre
2 52 (11.43%) Public Cloud
3 43 (9.45%) Computer Science
4 27 (5.93%) CMDB
5 18 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.96%) Clustering
5 18 (3.96%) User Experience
6 16 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.86%) Fintech
7 13 (2.86%) NHS
8 12 (2.64%) Freedom of Information
8 12 (2.64%) PMI
9 11 (2.42%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.76%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.66%) AS400
14 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.44%) Replication
14 2 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 112 (24.62%) Windows
2 69 (15.16%) Windows Server
3 51 (11.21%) Linux
4 35 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.08%) Windows 10
6 10 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.20%) Windows 8
6 10 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.98%) Android
8 8 (1.76%) Unix
9 7 (1.54%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.88%) CentOS
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.22%) VyOS
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (25.27%) MVC
3 97 (21.32%) CRM
4 78 (17.14%) TDD
5 65 (14.29%) Presales
6 61 (13.41%) Service Delivery
7 56 (12.31%) Software Engineering
8 55 (12.09%) ITIL
8 55 (12.09%) Web Development
9 51 (11.21%) Line Management
10 47 (10.33%) Project Management
11 42 (9.23%) Capacity Planning
12 40 (8.79%) Business Development
13 39 (8.57%) SOLID
13 39 (8.57%) TOGAF
14 37 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (7.91%) PRINCE2
15 36 (7.91%) Service Management
16 35 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 157 (34.51%) SQL
2 151 (33.19%) C#
3 138 (30.33%) JavaScript
4 44 (9.67%) PowerShell
5 29 (6.37%) T-SQL
6 14 (3.08%) C
6 14 (3.08%) Java
7 7 (1.54%) Python
7 7 (1.54%) TypeScript
8 6 (1.32%) PHP
9 5 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.10%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.88%) F#
10 4 (0.88%) Perl
10 4 (0.88%) Ruby
11 3 (0.66%) XPath
12 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.22%) VBScript
13 1 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 66 (14.51%) Degree
2 41 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (8.57%) PMI Certification
4 36 (7.91%) MCSE
5 33 (7.25%) ISEB
6 27 (5.93%) PMP
7 18 (3.96%) MCSA
8 16 (3.52%) MCP
8 16 (3.52%) Security Cleared
9 15 (3.30%) SC Cleared
10 14 (3.08%) VCAP
10 14 (3.08%) VCDX
11 9 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.44%) CCNA
13 2 (0.44%) CCNP
13 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.44%) MCTS
13 2 (0.44%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.18%) QA
2 8 (1.76%) SLA
System Software
1 93 (20.44%) Active Directory
2 70 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (7.91%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.86%) Docker
5 13 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (2.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (1.32%) XenApp
8 3 (0.66%) UAG
8 3 (0.66%) vSphere
9 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.44%) HDFS
9 2 (0.44%) vCloud
9 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (7.25%) SCVMM
2 32 (7.03%) Puppet
3 31 (6.81%) SCCM
4 30 (6.59%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (4.18%) SCOM
6 8 (1.76%) vRealize
7 7 (1.54%) WSUS
8 6 (1.32%) Terraform
9 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (1.10%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.10%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.88%) Ansible
10 4 (0.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 4 (0.88%) Kibana
11 3 (0.66%) Icinga
12 2 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.44%) Nagios
12 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 254 (55.82%) Microsoft
2 122 (26.81%) VMware
3 76 (16.70%) Cisco
4 72 (15.82%) Citrix
5 47 (10.33%) Oracle
6 41 (9.01%) NetApp
7 35 (7.69%) IBM
8 34 (7.47%) EMC
9 32 (7.03%) HP
10 27 (5.93%) BMC
10 27 (5.93%) CheckPoint
10 27 (5.93%) Juniper
11 18 (3.96%) Google
12 12 (2.64%) SolarWinds
13 10 (2.20%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.76%) Dell
15 7 (1.54%) Xamarin
16 6 (1.32%) PayPal
17 4 (0.88%) SaltStack
17 4 (0.88%) ServiceNow
Worcester, Worcestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £36 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Car,Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, 28 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum +on-call+OT bonus + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: Car or All + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
asos
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 7 days ago
Leamington Spa
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry or Manchester
Department For Education
Salary: Cash remuneration between £27,951 to £30,859 dependent upon the skills and experience that is brought to the role and a pension contribution of around £6,175
Posted: 10 days ago
Telford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 16 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago