Period
to 18 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 19 45
Rank change year-on-year +9 +26 +40
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 498 345 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.92% 9.01% 5.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 62.25% 50.22% 41.32%
Number of salaries quoted 404 282 154
Birmingham median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% - +9.29%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,900 £28,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.22% +7.78%

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 800 687 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.37% 17.93% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 603 530 409
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,632
% change year-on-year +18.75% -6.17% +6.58%

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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 292 (58.63%) Microsoft
2 244 (49.00%) Amazon AWS
3 144 (28.92%) Office 365
4 143 (28.71%) C#
5 140 (28.11%) SQL
6 138 (27.71%) .NET
7 127 (25.50%) Windows
8 125 (25.10%) Active Directory
9 124 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
10 116 (23.29%) Project Management
11 105 (21.08%) Presales
12 102 (20.48%) SQL Server
13 100 (20.08%) VMware
14 95 (19.08%) Data Centre
15 94 (18.88%) JavaScript
16 93 (18.67%) Web Services
17 88 (17.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 82 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
19 81 (16.27%) Java
20 78 (15.66%) DevOps
21 77 (15.46%) MCSE
22 75 (15.06%) ITIL
23 71 (14.26%) Software Engineering
24 70 (14.06%) Hyper-V
24 70 (14.06%) Windows Server
25 63 (12.65%) Self-Motivation
25 63 (12.65%) ASP.NET
26 61 (12.25%) Finance
27 58 (11.65%) MVC
28 57 (11.45%) Network Security

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 56 (11.24%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.02%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.01%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (2.41%) CMS
5 9 (1.81%) Anypoint
5 9 (1.81%) Drupal
5 9 (1.81%) Joomla!
6 8 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.61%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.41%) Mule
8 6 (1.20%) Apache
8 6 (1.20%) eZ Publish
8 6 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.80%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.60%) IIS
10 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.41%) Maya
4 5 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.20%) Teamcenter
3 5 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.80%) SAP ECC
4 4 (0.80%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 244 (49.00%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (28.92%) Office 365
3 53 (10.64%) Amazon EC2
4 52 (10.44%) Amazon S3
5 51 (10.24%) Serverless
6 49 (9.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 42 (8.43%) PaaS
8 34 (6.83%) SaaS
9 33 (6.63%) Amazon SQS
10 32 (6.43%) AWS Lambda
11 29 (5.82%) Cloud Computing
12 28 (5.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 28 (5.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 27 (5.42%) IaaS
14 26 (5.22%) Amazon EMR
14 26 (5.22%) Amazon Kinesis
15 21 (4.22%) Google Cloud Platform
16 20 (4.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 10 (2.01%) AWS CloudTrail
17 10 (2.01%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.45%) Network Security
2 38 (7.63%) Firewall
3 34 (6.83%) DNS
4 24 (4.82%) WAN
5 22 (4.42%) DHCP
6 17 (3.41%) SAN
7 15 (3.01%) LAN
7 15 (3.01%) VLAN
7 15 (3.01%) Wireless
8 12 (2.41%) VPN
9 9 (1.81%) IPsec
9 9 (1.81%) MPLS
9 9 (1.81%) Spanning Tree
10 8 (1.61%) IPv6
10 8 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (1.61%) Skype
10 8 (1.61%) VSAN
11 7 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.20%) OSPF
13 5 (1.00%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.24%) Relational Database
3 46 (9.24%) Amazon RDS
4 41 (8.23%) Azure SQL Database
5 38 (7.63%) Cosmos DB
6 32 (6.43%) RDBMS
7 30 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (5.62%) NoSQL
8 28 (5.62%) Power BI
8 28 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (5.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 26 (5.22%) Amazon Redshift
10 23 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (3.21%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.21%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.81%) Big Data
14 8 (1.61%) QlikView
14 8 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (7.83%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.02%) Jenkins
3 22 (4.42%) Visual Studio
4 17 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (3.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 16 (3.21%) Maven
6 15 (3.01%) JIRA
6 15 (3.01%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.81%) Selenium
9 4 (0.80%) JMeter
9 4 (0.80%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.60%) Subversion
11 2 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.40%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.40%) Moq
11 2 (0.40%) MSTest
11 2 (0.40%) NUnit
11 2 (0.40%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.40%) Travis CI
General
1 61 (12.25%) Finance
2 24 (4.82%) Marketing
3 22 (4.42%) Retail
4 12 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.81%) Legal
6 4 (0.80%) Games
6 4 (0.80%) Law
7 2 (0.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.40%) Automotive
7 2 (0.40%) Digital Economy
7 2 (0.40%) Local Government
7 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.20%) French Language
8 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 149 (29.92%) Architect
2 143 (28.71%) Developer
3 84 (16.87%) Solutions Architect
4 52 (10.44%) Cloud Architect
4 52 (10.44%) Technical Architect
5 50 (10.04%) .NET Developer
6 47 (9.44%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 45 (9.04%) Senior Developer
8 43 (8.63%) C# Developer
9 41 (8.23%) Software Engineer
10 37 (7.43%) Software Developer
11 29 (5.82%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (5.42%) Lead Architect
13 25 (5.02%) Consultant
13 25 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
13 25 (5.02%) Java Developer
14 24 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 23 (4.62%) Technical Leader
16 22 (4.42%) Lead Solutions Architect
17 21 (4.22%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (27.71%) .NET
2 93 (18.67%) Web Services
3 63 (12.65%) ASP.NET
4 47 (9.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 35 (7.03%) React
6 29 (5.82%) .NET Framework
6 29 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (5.82%) HTML
7 28 (5.62%) AngularJS
8 26 (5.22%) RESTful
9 25 (5.02%) Node.js
10 18 (3.61%) Entity Framework
11 17 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (3.21%) CSS
12 16 (3.21%) KnockoutJS
12 16 (3.21%) REST
13 14 (2.81%) Hibernate
14 13 (2.61%) HTML5
15 9 (1.81%) SOAP
15 9 (1.81%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 95 (19.08%) Data Centre
2 63 (12.65%) Self-Motivation
3 45 (9.04%) Public Cloud
4 34 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (5.82%) Private Cloud
6 27 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
8 20 (4.02%) Mobile App
9 15 (3.01%) NHS
10 13 (2.61%) Computer Science
11 12 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (2.21%) Management Information System
12 11 (2.21%) User Experience
13 8 (1.61%) Fat Client
13 8 (1.61%) Fintech
13 8 (1.61%) HP StoreVirtual
13 8 (1.61%) Thin Client
14 7 (1.41%) Driving Licence
14 7 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
15 5 (1.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 127 (25.50%) Windows
2 70 (14.06%) Windows Server
3 46 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (4.22%) Linux
6 20 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (3.61%) Windows 7
8 17 (3.41%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.61%) Windows 10
10 8 (1.61%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.60%) Unix
13 2 (0.40%) CentOS
13 2 (0.40%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.20%) Android
14 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.20%) VMS
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (23.29%) Project Management
3 105 (21.08%) Presales
4 78 (15.66%) DevOps
5 75 (15.06%) ITIL
6 71 (14.26%) Software Engineering
7 58 (11.65%) MVC
8 52 (10.44%) Enterprise Architecture
8 52 (10.44%) TDD
9 51 (10.24%) Vendor Relationship Management
10 49 (9.84%) Data Protection
11 46 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
12 44 (8.84%) Scrum
13 43 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (8.03%) Web Development
15 39 (7.83%) Line Management
16 38 (7.63%) Customer Requirements
16 38 (7.63%) Microservices
17 37 (7.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 143 (28.71%) C#
2 140 (28.11%) SQL
3 94 (18.88%) JavaScript
4 81 (16.27%) Java
5 55 (11.04%) Python
6 27 (5.42%) PowerShell
7 26 (5.22%) Scala
8 23 (4.62%) PHP
9 19 (3.82%) PL/SQL
9 19 (3.82%) Shell Script
9 19 (3.82%) T-SQL
10 16 (3.21%) Perl
11 9 (1.81%) C
11 9 (1.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 9 (1.81%) VBScript
12 8 (1.61%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.41%) Java 8
14 6 (1.20%) Go
14 6 (1.20%) VB
15 4 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (15.46%) MCSE
3 56 (11.24%) Degree
4 53 (10.64%) Security Cleared
5 37 (7.43%) MCSA
6 25 (5.02%) MCP
7 22 (4.42%) CCNP
7 22 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
11 13 (2.61%) CISM
11 13 (2.61%) CISSP
12 10 (2.01%) MCITP
13 8 (1.61%) ISEB
13 8 (1.61%) Master's Degree
14 7 (1.41%) SC Cleared
15 5 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (1.00%) PMI Certification
16 4 (0.80%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.44%) GDPR
2 22 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (3.61%) SLA
4 11 (2.21%) QA
5 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 125 (25.10%) Active Directory
2 88 (17.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (14.06%) Hyper-V
4 26 (5.22%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (4.42%) Docker
6 18 (3.61%) XenApp
7 17 (3.41%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.81%) VMware NSX
9 9 (1.81%) vSphere
10 8 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (1.61%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.40%) HDFS
12 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (7.43%) SCCM
2 20 (4.02%) Kubernetes
3 18 (3.61%) Ansible
3 18 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (3.61%) Puppet
4 14 (2.81%) Terraform
5 12 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (2.21%) WSUS
7 10 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (1.81%) SCVMM
9 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 7 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 7 (1.41%) SCOrch
11 6 (1.20%) Mesos
11 6 (1.20%) rkt
12 5 (1.00%) QRadar
12 5 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (1.00%) WhatsUp Gold
13 4 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 292 (58.63%) Microsoft
2 100 (20.08%) VMware
3 55 (11.04%) Citrix
4 48 (9.64%) Cisco
5 37 (7.43%) HP
6 33 (6.63%) NetApp
7 32 (6.43%) Xamarin
8 28 (5.62%) Dell
9 23 (4.62%) IBM
10 17 (3.41%) CheckPoint
11 14 (2.81%) F5
12 13 (2.61%) Google
12 13 (2.61%) Oracle
12 13 (2.61%) Remedy
13 12 (2.41%) Forcepoint
13 12 (2.41%) McAfee
13 12 (2.41%) Symantec
14 11 (2.21%) Meraki
15 10 (2.01%) Juniper
15 10 (2.01%) Nimble Storage