The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 33 76 74
Rank change year-on-year +43 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 111 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.18% 2.64% 2.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.61% 29.90% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80 51 47
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £90,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 211 204 108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 11.75% 8.82% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 159 160 88
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Birmingham over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Birmingham

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 100 (44.25%) Microsoft
2 79 (34.96%) Data Centre
3 74 (32.74%) VMware
4 71 (31.42%) MS Excel
5 70 (30.97%) SQL
6 62 (27.43%) Amazon AWS
7 61 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (26.55%) SQL Server
9 58 (25.66%) Active Directory
9 58 (25.66%) Office 365
10 54 (23.89%) Cisco
11 51 (22.57%) Finance
12 50 (22.12%) Citrix
12 50 (22.12%) C#
12 50 (22.12%) Degree
13 49 (21.68%) HTML
13 49 (21.68%) CSS
13 49 (21.68%) Presales
14 48 (21.24%) .NET
15 47 (20.80%) Service Delivery
16 46 (20.35%) JavaScript
17 41 (18.14%) MVC
17 41 (18.14%) Business Development
17 41 (18.14%) VMware Infrastructure
18 40 (17.70%) Line Management
18 40 (17.70%) Windows
18 40 (17.70%) Project Management
19 38 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
19 38 (16.81%) IaaS
20 36 (15.93%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Azure
Top Related 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 36 (15.93%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (6.64%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.87%) Skype for Business
4 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.88%) Apache
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.88%) CMS
7 2 (0.88%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.88%) JBoss
7 2 (0.88%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.44%) IIS
8 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 71 (31.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.44%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 62 (27.43%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (25.66%) Office 365
3 38 (16.81%) IaaS
4 25 (11.06%) PaaS
5 24 (10.62%) SaaS
6 22 (9.73%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (3.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.33%) GitHub
9 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.31%) LAN
1 12 (5.31%) WAN
2 11 (4.87%) Skype
3 8 (3.54%) DNS
3 8 (3.54%) Firewall
4 7 (3.10%) SAN
5 5 (2.21%) DHCP
5 5 (2.21%) MPLS
6 3 (1.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.33%) VoIP
6 3 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.88%) NAS
7 2 (0.88%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.88%) PBX
7 2 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.88%) SMTP
7 2 (0.88%) SNMP
7 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.44%) Intranet
8 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (26.55%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.62%) MySQL
3 21 (9.29%) DB2
4 14 (6.19%) Big Data
4 14 (6.19%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.10%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.65%) Redis
7 5 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.77%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.77%) Power BI
8 4 (1.77%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.33%) QlikView
9 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.88%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.52%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.87%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (3.98%) TeamCity
4 8 (3.54%) MSBuild
5 7 (3.10%) JUnit
6 5 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.21%) TestNG
7 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.88%) JIRA
7 2 (0.88%) Maven
7 2 (0.88%) NUnit
8 1 (0.44%) Ant
8 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.44%) Gradle
8 1 (0.44%) Moq
8 1 (0.44%) Selenium
8 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 51 (22.57%) Finance
2 32 (14.16%) Retail
3 20 (8.85%) Publishing
4 7 (3.10%) Marketing
5 4 (1.77%) Automotive
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) Local Government
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 66 (29.20%) Architect
2 60 (26.55%) Developer
3 50 (22.12%) Solutions Architect
4 29 (12.83%) .NET Developer
5 23 (10.18%) C# Developer
6 21 (9.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (8.85%) Operations Manager
8 17 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (6.64%) Senior Developer
9 15 (6.64%) Support Manager
10 13 (5.75%) Cloud Engineer
10 13 (5.75%) Support Engineer
11 12 (5.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 12 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (5.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (5.31%) Web Developer
12 11 (4.87%) Cloud Architect
12 11 (4.87%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.68%) CSS
1 49 (21.68%) HTML
2 48 (21.24%) .NET
3 34 (15.04%) AngularJS
4 28 (12.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (11.06%) ASP.NET
5 25 (11.06%) KnockoutJS
6 22 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (7.96%) HTML5
8 13 (5.75%) CSS3
9 12 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (4.87%) D3.js
11 10 (4.42%) .NET Framework
11 10 (4.42%) React
12 9 (3.98%) REST
12 9 (3.98%) XML
13 8 (3.54%) jQuery
14 7 (3.10%) amCharts
14 7 (3.10%) Highcharts JS
14 7 (3.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 79 (34.96%) Data Centre
2 28 (12.39%) Computer Science
3 22 (9.73%) Public Cloud
4 21 (9.29%) CMDB
5 12 (5.31%) Fintech
6 9 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.77%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (1.77%) iPhone
8 4 (1.77%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.77%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.77%) User Experience
9 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.88%) Clustering
10 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.44%) CESG
11 1 (0.44%) EPoS
11 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.70%) Windows
2 22 (9.73%) Windows Server
3 16 (7.08%) Linux
4 13 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.54%) Windows 10
7 6 (2.65%) Android
8 5 (2.21%) Unix
9 3 (1.33%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (21.68%) Presales
3 47 (20.80%) Service Delivery
4 41 (18.14%) Business Development
4 41 (18.14%) MVC
5 40 (17.70%) Line Management
5 40 (17.70%) Project Management
6 36 (15.93%) Software Engineering
7 35 (15.49%) ITIL
8 32 (14.16%) CRM
9 31 (13.72%) TDD
10 29 (12.83%) TOGAF
11 28 (12.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (11.50%) Capacity Planning
12 26 (11.50%) PRINCE2
13 24 (10.62%) IT Strategy
13 24 (10.62%) Service Management
14 23 (10.18%) ITIL V3
14 23 (10.18%) SOLID
15 21 (9.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 70 (30.97%) SQL
2 50 (22.12%) C#
3 46 (20.35%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.31%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.98%) Java
6 3 (1.33%) XPath
7 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.44%) C
8 1 (0.44%) Perl
8 1 (0.44%) Python
8 1 (0.44%) Scala
8 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (22.12%) Degree
2 38 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (14.16%) MCSE
4 27 (11.95%) ISEB
5 21 (9.29%) PMI Certification
5 21 (9.29%) PMP
6 20 (8.85%) MCP
7 17 (7.52%) VCAP
7 17 (7.52%) VCDX
8 12 (5.31%) MCSA
9 7 (3.10%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.10%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.77%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.88%) GNVQ
13 2 (0.88%) HND
13 2 (0.88%) NCDA
13 2 (0.88%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.41%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 58 (25.66%) Active Directory
2 41 (18.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (10.62%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (4.87%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.10%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.88%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.88%) HDFS
7 2 (0.88%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.88%) XenApp
8 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (9.73%) SCVMM
2 18 (7.96%) SCCM
3 12 (5.31%) SCOM
4 5 (2.21%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.77%) vRealize
6 3 (1.33%) Icinga
6 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.33%) Puppet
7 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.88%) WSUS
8 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.44%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 100 (44.25%) Microsoft
2 74 (32.74%) VMware
3 54 (23.89%) Cisco
4 50 (22.12%) Citrix
5 31 (13.72%) Oracle
6 28 (12.39%) NetApp
7 26 (11.50%) EMC
8 23 (10.18%) HP
9 22 (9.73%) IBM
10 21 (9.29%) BMC
11 20 (8.85%) CheckPoint
11 20 (8.85%) Juniper
12 7 (3.10%) Dell
13 5 (2.21%) Tableau
14 4 (1.77%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.77%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.77%) SolarWinds
15 3 (1.33%) Veeam
15 3 (1.33%) Xamarin
16 2 (0.88%) Dell Compellent
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