Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 18 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 +28 +50
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 448 365 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.94% 9.47% 5.09%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.30% 54.89% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 376 318 158
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £79,375 £67,500 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.36% -11.00% +11.11%

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 825 665 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.98% 17.25% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 644 545 370
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,625 £67,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 264 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 190 (42.41%) Amazon AWS
3 147 (32.81%) SQL
4 146 (32.59%) C#
5 145 (32.37%) .NET
6 125 (27.90%) SQL Server
7 121 (27.01%) Office 365
8 114 (25.45%) Windows
9 108 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
10 95 (21.21%) JavaScript
10 95 (21.21%) Active Directory
11 80 (17.86%) Presales
12 74 (16.52%) Data Centre
13 73 (16.29%) Project Management
13 73 (16.29%) VMware
14 70 (15.63%) Software Engineering
15 68 (15.18%) MVC
16 65 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
17 64 (14.29%) Windows Server
18 63 (14.06%) ITIL
19 62 (13.84%) ASP.NET
20 61 (13.62%) Java
20 61 (13.62%) DevOps
21 58 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
22 56 (12.50%) Finance
23 55 (12.28%) MCSE
24 54 (12.05%) TDD
25 53 (11.83%) Web Services
26 51 (11.38%) Self-Motivation
27 50 (11.16%) SharePoint

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 50 (11.16%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.01%) Joomla!
4 8 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.56%) CMS
6 6 (1.34%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.12%) Anypoint
8 4 (0.89%) Drupal
8 4 (0.89%) eZ Publish
8 4 (0.89%) IIS
8 4 (0.89%) JBoss
8 4 (0.89%) Mule
8 4 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.67%) Apache
9 3 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.56%) Maya
4 4 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.67%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.67%) Moqups
5 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.89%) SAP ECC
2 4 (0.89%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 190 (42.41%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (27.01%) Office 365
3 39 (8.71%) PaaS
4 33 (7.37%) SaaS
4 33 (7.37%) Serverless
5 31 (6.92%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (6.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 29 (6.47%) Amazon S3
7 21 (4.69%) Amazon SQS
7 21 (4.69%) AWS Lambda
7 21 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (4.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (3.79%) IaaS
10 16 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 16 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (3.35%) Amazon EMR
11 15 (3.35%) Amazon Kinesis
12 11 (2.46%) Azure Data Factory
13 9 (2.01%) IBM Cloud
13 9 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.82%) Network Security
2 40 (8.93%) Firewall
3 28 (6.25%) WAN
4 27 (6.03%) DNS
5 21 (4.69%) VLAN
5 21 (4.69%) Wireless
6 19 (4.24%) LAN
7 17 (3.79%) VPN
8 15 (3.35%) DHCP
8 15 (3.35%) SAN
9 14 (3.13%) MPLS
10 11 (2.46%) Cisco Firepower
10 11 (2.46%) Cisco Wireless
10 11 (2.46%) OSPF
10 11 (2.46%) TACACS
11 8 (1.79%) IPsec
11 8 (1.79%) IPv6
11 8 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (1.79%) Spanning Tree
11 8 (1.79%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (27.90%) SQL Server
2 47 (10.49%) Relational Database
3 42 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (8.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 37 (8.26%) NoSQL
4 37 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (6.92%) Power BI
6 28 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (6.03%) Cosmos DB
8 24 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
9 20 (4.46%) RDBMS
10 17 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (3.35%) Amazon Redshift
11 15 (3.35%) MongoDB
12 14 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (2.68%) Hadoop
14 10 (2.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 10 (2.23%) Data Lake
15 9 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (8.71%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.69%) Jenkins
4 20 (4.46%) TeamCity
5 17 (3.79%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (3.35%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (2.68%) Maven
9 10 (2.23%) JIRA
10 7 (1.56%) Subversion
11 6 (1.34%) Selenium
12 4 (0.89%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.67%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.67%) JUnit
13 3 (0.67%) TestNG
14 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.45%) Hudson
14 2 (0.45%) Moq
14 2 (0.45%) NUnit
14 2 (0.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 56 (12.50%) Finance
2 26 (5.80%) Retail
3 25 (5.58%) Marketing
4 17 (3.79%) Advertising
5 15 (3.35%) Legal
6 9 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.12%) Automotive
7 5 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.67%) Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.45%) Games
9 2 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (29.69%) Developer
2 113 (25.22%) Architect
3 59 (13.17%) Solutions Architect
4 50 (11.16%) .NET Developer
5 46 (10.27%) Software Engineer
6 45 (10.04%) Technical Architect
7 39 (8.71%) Consultant
8 38 (8.48%) C# Developer
9 36 (8.04%) Senior Developer
10 33 (7.37%) Cloud Architect
11 32 (7.14%) Software Developer
12 28 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
13 27 (6.03%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 24 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
15 23 (5.13%) Java Developer
16 20 (4.46%) C# Software Engineer
17 19 (4.24%) .NET Software Engineer
17 19 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 19 (4.24%) Senior Software Engineer
18 18 (4.02%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (32.37%) .NET
2 62 (13.84%) ASP.NET
3 53 (11.83%) Web Services
4 43 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
5 41 (9.15%) .NET Framework
6 37 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (7.37%) React
8 30 (6.70%) HTML
9 27 (6.03%) AngularJS
10 26 (5.80%) RESTful
11 24 (5.36%) Entity Framework
12 20 (4.46%) Hibernate
13 18 (4.02%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (3.79%) Node.js
14 17 (3.79%) REST
15 16 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (3.35%) HTML5
17 14 (3.13%) CSS
18 12 (2.68%) jQuery
19 10 (2.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (16.52%) Data Centre
2 51 (11.38%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (7.81%) Mobile App
4 34 (7.59%) Public Cloud
5 31 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
7 24 (5.36%) Computer Science
8 18 (4.02%) Driving Licence
9 16 (3.57%) Private Cloud
10 15 (3.35%) User Experience
11 9 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.79%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.79%) HP StoreVirtual
12 8 (1.79%) Thin Client
13 6 (1.34%) Fintech
13 6 (1.34%) NHS
14 5 (1.12%) PMI
15 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
16 3 (0.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 114 (25.45%) Windows
2 64 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 41 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (6.47%) Linux
6 14 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.90%) Mac OS X
8 12 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.46%) Windows 8
10 10 (2.23%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.12%) Android
12 4 (0.89%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.67%) Unix
14 2 (0.45%) CentOS
14 2 (0.45%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.45%) VMS
15 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (17.86%) Presales
3 73 (16.29%) Project Management
4 70 (15.63%) Software Engineering
5 68 (15.18%) MVC
6 63 (14.06%) ITIL
7 61 (13.62%) DevOps
8 54 (12.05%) TDD
9 48 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (9.82%) Microservices
10 44 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (8.71%) Enterprise Architecture
12 39 (8.71%) Vendor Relationship Management
13 37 (8.26%) Web Development
14 34 (7.59%) Scrum
15 30 (6.70%) Customer Requirements
16 29 (6.47%) Load Balancing
17 28 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 147 (32.81%) SQL
2 146 (32.59%) C#
3 95 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 61 (13.62%) Java
5 44 (9.82%) Python
6 35 (7.81%) T-SQL
7 26 (5.80%) PowerShell
8 20 (4.46%) Scala
9 18 (4.02%) PHP
10 12 (2.68%) C
11 10 (2.23%) Perl
11 10 (2.23%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.23%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.01%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.01%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 9 (2.01%) Java 8
12 9 (2.01%) VBScript
13 8 (1.79%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.12%) Go
14 5 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (12.28%) MCSE
3 49 (10.94%) Security Cleared
4 46 (10.27%) Degree
5 27 (6.03%) CCNP
5 27 (6.03%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 25 (5.58%) MCP
7 24 (5.36%) MCSA
8 15 (3.35%) CISM
8 15 (3.35%) CISSP
9 13 (2.90%) Master's Degree
9 13 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.68%) SC Cleared
11 10 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (2.01%) MCITP
13 7 (1.56%) ISEB
14 6 (1.34%) CCNA
15 5 (1.12%) PMI Certification
15 5 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (5.36%) GDPR
3 19 (4.24%) SLA
4 5 (1.12%) QA
5 3 (0.67%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 65 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.60%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.13%) Docker
5 13 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (2.68%) XenApp
7 11 (2.46%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.01%) vSphere
9 8 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (1.79%) HDFS
9 8 (1.79%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.79%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.22%) Squid
13 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (5.36%) SCCM
2 23 (5.13%) Kubernetes
3 18 (4.02%) Ansible
4 15 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (3.35%) Puppet
5 12 (2.68%) Terraform
6 11 (2.46%) QRadar
6 11 (2.46%) WhatsUp Gold
7 10 (2.23%) SCVMM
8 9 (2.01%) WSUS
9 5 (1.12%) Mesos
9 5 (1.12%) rkt
10 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.89%) SCOM
10 4 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.45%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 264 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 73 (16.29%) VMware
3 50 (11.16%) Citrix
4 48 (10.71%) Xamarin
5 47 (10.49%) Cisco
6 35 (7.81%) HP
7 25 (5.58%) NetApp
8 20 (4.46%) F5
9 17 (3.79%) Remedy
10 16 (3.57%) CheckPoint
10 16 (3.57%) Meraki
11 15 (3.35%) SolarWinds
12 14 (3.13%) IBM
12 14 (3.13%) Oracle
13 13 (2.90%) Dell
14 11 (2.46%) Tripwire
15 10 (2.23%) BMC
16 9 (2.01%) Dell Compellent
16 9 (2.01%) Google
16 9 (2.01%) Nimble Storage