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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 108 195 196
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 128 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.19% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 8.37% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 84 16 14
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,750 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,750 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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
384 239 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.56% 4.43% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 293 203 175
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £25,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +45 64 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Coventry - 22 £50,000 - 2
Warwickshire +2 18 £40,000 -27.27% 1
West Bromwich - 6 £65,000 -
Wolverhampton - 6 £30,000 -
Staffordshire +4 2 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £31,000 -
Solihull - 2 £35,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 117 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 85 (41.06%) SQL Server
3 84 (40.58%) .NET
4 83 (40.10%) C#
5 79 (38.16%) JavaScript
6 76 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (33.82%) ASP.NET
8 67 (32.37%) MVC
9 61 (29.47%) SQL
10 60 (28.99%) Windows
11 59 (28.50%) Amazon AWS
12 52 (25.12%) MS Excel
13 50 (24.15%) HTML
14 48 (23.19%) IaaS
15 45 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
16 44 (21.26%) CSS
17 43 (20.77%) Git (software)
18 39 (18.84%) TDD
19 35 (16.91%) .NET Framework
19 35 (16.91%) Office 365
20 31 (14.98%) MongoDB
20 31 (14.98%) Puppet
21 30 (14.49%) PowerShell
21 30 (14.49%) XML
21 30 (14.49%) SharePoint
22 29 (14.01%) VMware
22 29 (14.01%) ASP.NET Web API
23 28 (13.53%) AngularJS
23 28 (13.53%) Windows Server 2008
24 27 (13.04%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (14.49%) SharePoint
2 24 (11.59%) Node.js
3 17 (8.21%) IIS
4 15 (7.25%) CMS
5 12 (5.80%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (5.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (4.83%) Lync
8 9 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.90%) MTS
10 5 (2.42%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.97%) SAS
13 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.48%) Drupal
13 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (25.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) SPSS
3 2 (0.97%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (6.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 59 (28.50%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (23.19%) IaaS
3 35 (16.91%) Office 365
4 22 (10.63%) Heroku
5 21 (10.14%) PaaS
6 13 (6.28%) GitHub
7 7 (3.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.45%) SaaS
9 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.93%) IPsec
2 3 (1.45%) SAN
2 3 (1.45%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.48%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.48%) Firewall
3 1 (0.48%) LDAP
3 1 (0.48%) VPN
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.48%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (41.06%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.98%) MongoDB
3 24 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (9.18%) NoSQL
5 17 (8.21%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.31%) RDBMS
6 11 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.90%) OLAP
11 5 (2.42%) Big Data
12 4 (1.93%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (1.45%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.97%) Lumira
14 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.97%) RavenDB
14 2 (0.97%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 2 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (20.77%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.25%) NUnit
3 14 (6.76%) Visual Studio
4 13 (6.28%) Maven
4 13 (6.28%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.86%) Jasmine
5 8 (3.86%) MSTest
5 8 (3.86%) Moq
5 8 (3.86%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.38%) Subversion
7 3 (1.45%) JSUnit
8 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.48%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.48%) MSBuild
General
1 18 (8.70%) Finance
2 14 (6.76%) Advertising
3 9 (4.35%) Games
4 8 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.42%) Retail
6 3 (1.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (44.44%) Developer
2 34 (16.43%) .NET Developer
3 18 (8.70%) C# Developer
3 18 (8.70%) Consultant
4 16 (7.73%) Architect
5 14 (6.76%) Node.js Developer
6 12 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.31%) Junior
8 10 (4.83%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 9 (4.35%) Junior Developer
9 9 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.86%) Graduate
10 8 (3.86%) Software Developer
10 8 (3.86%) DBA
10 8 (3.86%) SQL DBA
11 7 (3.38%) Junior C# Developer
11 7 (3.38%) Enterprise Architect
11 7 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.90%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (40.58%) .NET
2 70 (33.82%) ASP.NET
3 50 (24.15%) HTML
4 45 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 44 (21.26%) CSS
6 35 (16.91%) .NET Framework
7 30 (14.49%) XML
8 29 (14.01%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (13.53%) AngularJS
10 26 (12.56%) WCF
11 25 (12.08%) Web Services
12 18 (8.70%) jQuery
13 17 (8.21%) Entity Framework
14 15 (7.25%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (7.25%) JSON
15 13 (6.28%) Middleware
15 13 (6.28%) Mustache
15 13 (6.28%) Express
15 13 (6.28%) Sensu
16 9 (4.35%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.73%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.83%) User Experience
3 9 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.86%) Private Cloud
4 8 (3.86%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.45%) Blog
6 3 (1.45%) Clustering
7 2 (0.97%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.97%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.97%) iPhone
7 2 (0.97%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.48%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (28.99%) Windows
2 28 (13.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (12.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (11.59%) Linux
5 13 (6.28%) Ubuntu
5 13 (6.28%) UNIX
6 10 (4.83%) Android
7 8 (3.86%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (32.37%) MVC
3 39 (18.84%) TDD
4 27 (13.04%) DevOps
5 25 (12.08%) CRM
6 24 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (10.63%) Scrum
8 21 (10.14%) SOA
9 19 (9.18%) Software Engineering
10 18 (8.70%) OO
11 17 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.28%) BDD
13 12 (5.80%) ITIL
14 11 (5.31%) E-Commerce
15 10 (4.83%) OOP
15 10 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (4.35%) Database Tuning
16 9 (4.35%) Software Testing
16 9 (4.35%) Web Development
16 9 (4.35%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 83 (40.10%) C#
2 79 (38.16%) JavaScript
3 61 (29.47%) SQL
4 30 (14.49%) PowerShell
5 19 (9.18%) T-SQL
6 14 (6.76%) Python
7 13 (6.28%) Groovy
7 13 (6.28%) Bourne shell
7 13 (6.28%) Bash Shell
7 13 (6.28%) Perl
8 11 (5.31%) VB
9 6 (2.90%) C
9 6 (2.90%) VB6
10 3 (1.45%) VBScript
11 2 (0.97%) PHP
12 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (10.63%) Degree
2 20 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (9.18%) Security Cleared
4 16 (7.73%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.90%) MCTS
5 6 (2.90%) MCAD
5 6 (2.90%) MCSD
6 5 (2.42%) MCP
7 4 (1.93%) MCSE
8 2 (0.97%) MCSA
8 2 (0.97%) ISEB
8 2 (0.97%) CCA
8 2 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.48%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.42%) QA
2 3 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 23 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.93%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.97%) XenApp
5 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.48%) vSphere
5 1 (0.48%) vCloud
5 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (14.98%) Puppet
2 22 (10.63%) SCCM
3 18 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (6.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 13 (6.28%) Ansible
5 13 (6.28%) Nagios
5 13 (6.28%) ZABBIX
5 13 (6.28%) Vagrant
6 12 (5.80%) SCOM
7 11 (5.31%) SCVMM
8 5 (2.42%) Windows Intune
9 4 (1.93%) SCSM
9 4 (1.93%) SCDPM
10 3 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 117 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.01%) VMware
3 8 (3.86%) Rackspace
3 8 (3.86%) Oracle
4 6 (2.90%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.42%) IBM
6 4 (1.93%) NetApp
7 3 (1.45%) EMC
7 3 (1.45%) Citrix
8 2 (0.97%) Informatica
8 2 (0.97%) HP
8 2 (0.97%) Twitter
8 2 (0.97%) Autodesk
8 2 (0.97%) BT
8 2 (0.97%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.48%) Google
9 1 (0.48%) Veeam
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco
9 1 (0.48%) Sophos
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