Period
to 18 July 2018

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 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 19 58
Rank change year-on-year -1 +39 +48
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 384 336 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.78% 8.80% 4.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.66% 55.72% 42.58%
Number of salaries quoted 303 301 161
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £32,650 £30,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%

Microsoft Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 823 603 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.95% 15.79% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 615 512 340
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £26,850 £28,525 £27,905
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 245 (63.80%) Microsoft
2 151 (39.32%) Amazon AWS
3 135 (35.16%) SQL Server
4 124 (32.29%) SQL
5 122 (31.77%) .NET
6 117 (30.47%) C#
7 98 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (23.70%) Windows
9 89 (23.18%) Office 365
10 79 (20.57%) Presales
11 77 (20.05%) VMware
12 76 (19.79%) Data Centre
13 69 (17.97%) Active Directory
13 69 (17.97%) Software Engineering
14 66 (17.19%) ITIL
15 65 (16.93%) JavaScript
16 64 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
16 64 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 63 (16.41%) Service Delivery
18 59 (15.36%) MVC
19 58 (15.10%) Citrix
20 56 (14.58%) Degree
21 50 (13.02%) Project Management
22 49 (12.76%) Self-Motivation
23 47 (12.24%) Firewall
23 47 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 47 (12.24%) TDD
24 44 (11.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 42 (10.94%) Computer Science
25 42 (10.94%) Finance

Microsoft Azure
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 39 (10.16%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.34%) JBoss
3 8 (2.08%) IIS
3 8 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.56%) CMS
5 6 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.04%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.78%) Apache
8 3 (0.78%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.52%) Confluence
9 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.26%) eZ Publish
Applications
1 15 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.78%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.78%) Moqups
4 3 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 151 (39.32%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (23.18%) Office 365
3 27 (7.03%) PaaS
4 24 (6.25%) SaaS
5 23 (5.99%) IaaS
6 20 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (5.21%) Azure Data Factory
7 17 (4.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (3.39%) Serverless
9 9 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (1.30%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 5 (1.30%) GitHub
12 4 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (12.24%) Firewall
2 35 (9.11%) WAN
3 25 (6.51%) VLAN
4 24 (6.25%) Network Security
5 23 (5.99%) LAN
6 22 (5.73%) VPN
6 22 (5.73%) Wireless
7 18 (4.69%) Cisco Firepower
7 18 (4.69%) Cisco Wireless
7 18 (4.69%) MPLS
7 18 (4.69%) OSPF
7 18 (4.69%) TACACS
8 15 (3.91%) DNS
9 11 (2.86%) SAN
9 11 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
10 7 (1.82%) NetScaler
10 7 (1.82%) Skype
11 6 (1.56%) NAS
11 6 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 47 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (11.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (10.42%) Relational Database
5 39 (10.16%) Power BI
6 36 (9.38%) Azure SQL Database
7 35 (9.11%) NoSQL
8 34 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (7.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (5.21%) Cosmos DB
11 19 (4.95%) Big Data
12 17 (4.43%) Data Lake
13 16 (4.17%) MongoDB
14 15 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (3.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 13 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
17 12 (3.13%) Hadoop
18 9 (2.34%) HDInsight
19 7 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.47%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.43%) TeamCity
4 15 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.65%) Jenkins
6 13 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (2.34%) JIRA
8 9 (2.34%) Maven
9 7 (1.82%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.82%) Subversion
10 5 (1.30%) JUnit
10 5 (1.30%) TestNG
11 4 (1.04%) Selenium
12 3 (0.78%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.52%) Hudson
13 2 (0.52%) JBehave
13 2 (0.52%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (10.94%) Finance
2 29 (7.55%) Retail
3 28 (7.29%) Marketing
4 20 (5.21%) Legal
5 18 (4.69%) Advertising
6 10 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.30%) Banking
8 4 (1.04%) Automotive
9 3 (0.78%) Law
9 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (24.74%) Developer
2 68 (17.71%) Architect
3 59 (15.36%) Consultant
4 42 (10.94%) .NET Developer
5 34 (8.85%) C# Developer
6 33 (8.59%) Software Engineer
7 28 (7.29%) Technical Architect
8 27 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (7.03%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (6.51%) Software Developer
10 23 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (5.21%) Analyst
12 19 (4.95%) Senior Developer
13 18 (4.69%) Cisco Consultant
13 18 (4.69%) Cisco Network Consultant
13 18 (4.69%) Network Consultant
14 17 (4.43%) Cloud Architect
15 16 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 16 (4.17%) Java Developer
15 16 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (31.77%) .NET
2 41 (10.68%) ASP.NET
3 34 (8.85%) .NET Framework
4 30 (7.81%) React
5 29 (7.55%) RESTful
6 27 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (7.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 24 (6.25%) Web Services
8 22 (5.73%) AngularJS
9 20 (5.21%) HTML
10 19 (4.95%) Entity Framework
11 18 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
12 17 (4.43%) Hibernate
13 15 (3.91%) CSS
13 15 (3.91%) REST
14 14 (3.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (3.65%) XML
15 13 (3.39%) .NET Core
16 10 (2.60%) HTML5
17 9 (2.34%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 76 (19.79%) Data Centre
2 49 (12.76%) Self-Motivation
3 42 (10.94%) Computer Science
4 32 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 29 (7.55%) Driving Licence
5 29 (7.55%) Public Cloud
6 28 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (4.95%) User Experience
8 15 (3.91%) CMDB
9 14 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.82%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.56%) NHS
13 5 (1.30%) PMI
14 4 (1.04%) Blackberry
14 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.78%) PKI
15 3 (0.78%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 91 (23.70%) Windows
2 41 (10.68%) Windows Server
3 28 (7.29%) Linux
4 24 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.65%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.13%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.30%) Android
7 5 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.78%) Unix
10 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.52%) VMS
10 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
11 1 (0.26%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (20.57%) Presales
3 69 (17.97%) Software Engineering
4 66 (17.19%) ITIL
5 64 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 63 (16.41%) Service Delivery
7 59 (15.36%) MVC
8 50 (13.02%) Project Management
9 47 (12.24%) TDD
10 40 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
11 39 (10.16%) Line Management
12 36 (9.38%) DevOps
13 34 (8.85%) Scrum
14 33 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (8.07%) Analytics
15 31 (8.07%) Microservices
16 30 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (7.55%) Load Balancing
18 26 (6.77%) Due Diligence
19 23 (5.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 124 (32.29%) SQL
2 117 (30.47%) C#
3 65 (16.93%) JavaScript
4 35 (9.11%) Java
5 34 (8.85%) T-SQL
6 20 (5.21%) PowerShell
7 17 (4.43%) Python
8 13 (3.39%) Scala
9 10 (2.60%) C
10 8 (2.08%) Java 8
10 8 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.30%) PHP
12 4 (1.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (1.04%) Ruby
12 4 (1.04%) U-SQL
12 4 (1.04%) VB
13 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.78%) Perl
13 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 56 (14.58%) Degree
2 36 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (8.59%) MCP
3 33 (8.59%) Security Cleared
4 30 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (7.55%) CCNP
5 29 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (7.29%) MCSE
7 17 (4.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (3.13%) Master's Degree
8 12 (3.13%) SC Cleared
9 11 (2.86%) CCNA
9 11 (2.86%) CISSP
10 10 (2.60%) CISM
11 7 (1.82%) MCSA
12 6 (1.56%) ISEB
13 5 (1.30%) PMI Certification
13 5 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (1.04%) CSSLP
14 4 (1.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.91%) SLA
3 11 (2.86%) GDPR
3 11 (2.86%) QA
4 5 (1.30%) GCP
5 4 (1.04%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (17.97%) Active Directory
2 64 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (9.90%) Hyper-V
4 26 (6.77%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (4.43%) Docker
6 10 (2.60%) HDFS
6 10 (2.60%) XenApp
7 9 (2.34%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.04%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.04%) vSphere
10 3 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.52%) Squid
11 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.52%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (7.55%) SCVMM
2 18 (4.69%) QRadar
2 18 (4.69%) WhatsUp Gold
3 15 (3.91%) Kubernetes
4 12 (3.13%) SCCM
5 8 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.82%) Puppet
6 7 (1.82%) Terraform
7 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (1.56%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.30%) Ansible
9 4 (1.04%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.04%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (1.04%) SCDPM
9 4 (1.04%) SCSM
10 3 (0.78%) Nessus
10 3 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 245 (63.80%) Microsoft
2 77 (20.05%) VMware
3 58 (15.10%) Citrix
4 41 (10.68%) Xamarin
5 40 (10.42%) Cisco
6 33 (8.59%) HP
7 29 (7.55%) F5
8 26 (6.77%) Oracle
9 25 (6.51%) BMC
10 24 (6.25%) Meraki
11 22 (5.73%) SolarWinds
12 18 (4.69%) Tripwire
13 13 (3.39%) IBM
14 12 (3.13%) CheckPoint
14 12 (3.13%) Remedy
14 12 (3.13%) Tableau
15 10 (2.60%) Brocade
15 10 (2.60%) Fortinet
15 10 (2.60%) Juniper
16 8 (2.08%) NetApp