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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 134 143 181
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +38
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 102 66 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.77% 1.33% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.89% 26.09% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 88 61 6
Average salary £44,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.23% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
427 253 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.42% 5.09% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 337 207 105
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,900 £58,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 -7 46 £40,000 -23.80% 11
Coventry +12 31 £50,000 - 6
Staffordshire +11 11 £38,000 +90.00% 1
Solihull +18 4 £42,500 +23.18%
Warwickshire -16 4 £48,750 +50.00% 3
Shropshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Bromwich -16 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Dudley - 1 - -
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 14 February 2016, 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.

1 137 (63.13%) Microsoft
2 112 (51.61%) .NET
3 102 (47.00%) C#
4 90 (41.47%) JavaScript
5 81 (37.33%) MVC
6 73 (33.64%) ASP.NET
7 67 (30.88%) Windows
8 63 (29.03%) SQL Server
9 62 (28.57%) CSS
10 60 (27.65%) SQL
11 58 (26.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 57 (26.27%) Office 365
13 55 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
14 54 (24.88%) IaaS
15 51 (23.50%) .NET Framework
16 50 (23.04%) WCF
16 50 (23.04%) jQuery
16 50 (23.04%) Web Services
16 50 (23.04%) XML
17 46 (21.20%) SharePoint
18 44 (20.28%) Entity Framework
19 43 (19.82%) Amazon AWS
20 42 (19.35%) WPF
21 41 (18.89%) HTML
22 39 (17.97%) Active Directory
22 39 (17.97%) VMware
23 38 (17.51%) ASP.NET Web API
24 33 (15.21%) LINQ
24 33 (15.21%) Windows Server
25 31 (14.29%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 46 (21.20%) SharePoint
2 25 (11.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (8.76%) Skype for Business
4 13 (5.99%) Node.js
5 12 (5.53%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (3.23%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.30%) Apache
7 5 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.30%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.84%) CMS
8 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.92%) IIS
9 2 (0.92%) Kentico
9 2 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.92%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.46%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.46%) MTS
Applications
1 18 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.76%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (5.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 57 (26.27%) Office 365
2 54 (24.88%) IaaS
3 43 (19.82%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (13.36%) PaaS
5 24 (11.06%) SaaS
6 15 (6.91%) Bluemix
7 10 (4.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.22%) Firewall
2 8 (3.69%) Unified Communications
3 7 (3.23%) LAN
4 6 (2.76%) HTTPS
4 6 (2.76%) WAN
5 5 (2.30%) IPsec
5 5 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.30%) VLAN
5 5 (2.30%) VPN
6 4 (1.84%) MPLS
6 4 (1.84%) Network Security
6 4 (1.84%) SAN
6 4 (1.84%) Wireless
7 3 (1.38%) ADSL
7 3 (1.38%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (1.38%) DNS
7 3 (1.38%) VoIP
8 2 (0.92%) DHCP
8 2 (0.92%) Internet
8 2 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (5.53%) NoSQL
6 12 (5.53%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.07%) CouchDB
8 10 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.69%) Big Data
9 8 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (3.23%) OLAP
11 5 (2.30%) Data Mart
11 5 (2.30%) Power BI
11 5 (2.30%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.30%) Snowflake Schema
11 5 (2.30%) Star Schema
12 4 (1.84%) MySQL
13 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (7.37%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.23%) JSUnit
4 7 (3.23%) Subversion
5 4 (1.84%) Jasmine
5 4 (1.84%) Mocha
5 4 (1.84%) Protractor
6 3 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.92%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.92%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.46%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.46%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.46%) JIRA
8 1 (0.46%) NUnit
8 1 (0.46%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.46%) Xcode
General
1 12 (5.53%) Finance
2 10 (4.61%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.23%) Local Government
4 5 (2.30%) Games
5 4 (1.84%) Legal
5 4 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.92%) Advertising
6 2 (0.92%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (47.47%) Developer
2 66 (30.41%) .NET Developer
3 42 (19.35%) Senior Developer
4 41 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 37 (17.05%) Architect
6 33 (15.21%) ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (13.36%) Senior .NET Developer
8 20 (9.22%) C# Developer
8 20 (9.22%) Consultant
9 19 (8.76%) Azure Developer
10 16 (7.37%) SharePoint Developer
11 14 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (6.45%) Office 365 Developer
11 14 (6.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (6.45%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 12 (5.53%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (5.07%) Analyst
13 11 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (5.07%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (51.61%) .NET
2 73 (33.64%) ASP.NET
3 62 (28.57%) CSS
4 58 (26.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 51 (23.50%) .NET Framework
6 50 (23.04%) jQuery
6 50 (23.04%) WCF
6 50 (23.04%) Web Services
6 50 (23.04%) XML
7 44 (20.28%) Entity Framework
8 42 (19.35%) WPF
9 41 (18.89%) HTML
10 38 (17.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (15.21%) LINQ
12 31 (14.29%) AngularJS
13 28 (12.90%) WF
13 28 (12.90%) XSL
14 16 (7.37%) HTML5
15 15 (6.91%) REST
16 11 (5.07%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.82%) User Experience
2 17 (7.83%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.83%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.69%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.69%) Private Cloud
4 6 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.76%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.30%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (1.84%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.38%) Clustering
7 3 (1.38%) HP Storage
7 3 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.38%) Replication
8 2 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.92%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.46%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 67 (30.88%) Windows
2 33 (15.21%) Windows Server
3 18 (8.29%) Android
4 16 (7.37%) Apple iOS
5 14 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.99%) Linux
7 10 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.15%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.84%) CentOS
11 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.38%) Unix
12 2 (0.92%) SUSE
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (37.33%) MVC
2 55 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (10.14%) SOA
4 21 (9.68%) ITIL
5 20 (9.22%) TOGAF
6 19 (8.76%) SDLC
7 18 (8.29%) CRM
8 17 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (7.83%) Scrum
9 16 (7.37%) TDD
10 15 (6.91%) Information Security
10 15 (6.91%) Presales
10 15 (6.91%) Software Engineering
11 13 (5.99%) Mobile Development
12 12 (5.53%) Android Development
13 11 (5.07%) Project Management
13 11 (5.07%) SOLID
14 10 (4.61%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (4.61%) Web Development
15 9 (4.15%) UML
Programming Languages
1 102 (47.00%) C#
2 90 (41.47%) JavaScript
3 60 (27.65%) SQL
4 9 (4.15%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.15%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.23%) Python
5 7 (3.23%) Ruby
5 7 (3.23%) XPath
6 6 (2.76%) Java
6 6 (2.76%) PHP
6 6 (2.76%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.30%) C
7 5 (2.30%) XAML
8 3 (1.38%) Perl
8 3 (1.38%) VB
9 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.92%) Groovy
9 2 (0.92%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.92%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 28 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (5.07%) CCNA
3 11 (5.07%) Degree
3 11 (5.07%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.07%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.61%) MCSE
5 9 (4.15%) CCNP
6 4 (1.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (1.84%) CCSP
6 4 (1.84%) CEH
6 4 (1.84%) CISA
6 4 (1.84%) CISM
6 4 (1.84%) CISSP
6 4 (1.84%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (1.84%) GIAC
6 4 (1.84%) ISACA
6 4 (1.84%) SANS
6 4 (1.84%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (1.84%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.53%) QA
2 4 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (17.97%) Active Directory
2 31 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.76%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.38%) XenApp
6 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.46%) vCloud
6 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (12.90%) SCCM
2 18 (8.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 13 (5.99%) SCOM
4 10 (4.61%) SCVMM
5 9 (4.15%) Windows Intune
6 5 (2.30%) SCDPM
6 5 (2.30%) SCSM
7 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.38%) Puppet
7 3 (1.38%) QRadar
7 3 (1.38%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (1.38%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 137 (63.13%) Microsoft
2 39 (17.97%) VMware
3 18 (8.29%) Cisco
4 15 (6.91%) IBM
5 14 (6.45%) HP
6 11 (5.07%) Oracle
7 8 (3.69%) Citrix
7 8 (3.69%) NetApp
8 6 (2.76%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.84%) EMC
9 4 (1.84%) Kony
9 4 (1.84%) Meraki
9 4 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.38%) Dell
10 3 (1.38%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.38%) F5
10 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.38%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.38%) Sophos
10 3 (1.38%) Tripwire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £38,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benfits & training
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