Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Azure Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Architect
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 212 188
Rank change year-on-year +33 -24 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Architect 15 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.39% 0.022% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.022% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 1
Birmingham median annual salary £62,500 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +25.00% -
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +25.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3678 4461 3693
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 96.54% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2893 3343 3095
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Azure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Azure Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Architect in Birmingham

Azure Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure Architect in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Azure Architect in Birmingham

Azure Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Architect in Birmingham over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Azure Architect in Birmingham

Azure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Azure Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Azure Architect in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (46.67%) Microservices
4 6 (40.00%) git-flow
4 6 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (40.00%) Sitecore
4 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Umbraco
4 6 (40.00%) Marketing
4 6 (40.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 6 (40.00%) QA
4 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 6 (40.00%) Open Source
4 6 (40.00%) Social Media
4 6 (40.00%) Sass
4 6 (40.00%) Advertising
4 6 (40.00%) CMS
4 6 (40.00%) PHP
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Client/Server
5 5 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (26.67%) Public Cloud
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (20.00%) DevOps

Azure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (40.00%) CMS
1 6 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (40.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) IaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (6.67%) PaaS
4 1 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Slack
4 1 (6.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (40.00%) git-flow
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (40.00%) Advertising
1 6 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) LINQ
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (40.00%) Social Media
2 5 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (26.67%) Public Cloud
4 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (6.67%) iPad
5 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Microservices
1 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Open Source
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (13.33%) CRUD
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Economics
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) PHP
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Packer
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Capita
4 1 (6.67%) VMware