Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 41 80
Rank change year-on-year +21 +39 +57
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 306 248 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.41% 5.66% 3.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.74% 41.75% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 207 151 99
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +13.64% -16.19%
10th Percentile £32,300 £28,500 £28,400
90th Percentile £70,500 £68,750 £69,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,974
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.33% -16.24%

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 641 594 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.62% 13.55% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 444 391 256
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -9.09%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 150 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 126 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (29.08%) SQL Server
4 87 (28.43%) SQL
5 84 (27.45%) Office 365
6 83 (27.12%) ITIL
7 82 (26.80%) Windows
8 77 (25.16%) Data Centre
9 74 (24.18%) VMware
10 73 (23.86%) Java
11 67 (21.90%) PowerShell
12 59 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 58 (18.95%) .NET
13 58 (18.95%) Presales
14 57 (18.63%) JavaScript
14 57 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
15 56 (18.30%) C#
16 55 (17.97%) DevOps
17 54 (17.65%) Project Management
18 50 (16.34%) Linux
18 50 (16.34%) Active Directory
19 47 (15.36%) Python
20 46 (15.03%) Line Management
20 46 (15.03%) Windows Server
21 44 (14.38%) Service Delivery
22 43 (14.05%) Citrix
22 43 (14.05%) Public Cloud
23 41 (13.40%) Hyper-V
23 41 (13.40%) Test Automation
24 40 (13.07%) Puppet

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 26 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.54%) JBoss
3 17 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 15 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (4.58%) CMS
6 13 (4.25%) OpenStack
7 11 (3.59%) Skype for Business
8 9 (2.94%) MS Exchange
8 9 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (2.29%) Drupal
11 6 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (1.96%) Umbraco
12 5 (1.63%) IIS
13 4 (1.31%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.31%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.65%) Apache
15 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 19 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 126 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (27.45%) Office 365
3 29 (9.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 28 (9.15%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (6.54%) IaaS
6 16 (5.23%) PaaS
6 16 (5.23%) SaaS
7 13 (4.25%) Azure Data Factory
8 9 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (2.94%) Datadog
9 8 (2.61%) GitHub
10 7 (2.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (1.63%) Amazon S3
13 4 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.31%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 4 (1.31%) Serverless
14 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.46%) Firewall
2 27 (8.82%) VPN
3 26 (8.50%) NetScaler
4 17 (5.56%) WAN
5 15 (4.90%) Network Security
6 11 (3.59%) LAN
6 11 (3.59%) Skype
7 10 (3.27%) HTTP
8 9 (2.94%) 802.11
8 9 (2.94%) SNMP
8 9 (2.94%) VLAN
9 7 (2.29%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.96%) DNS
10 6 (1.96%) VoIP
11 5 (1.63%) DHCP
11 5 (1.63%) SAN
12 4 (1.31%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.31%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.31%) NAS
13 3 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (29.08%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (6.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 21 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.88%) Power BI
5 16 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (4.90%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.59%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (3.27%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.94%) DTS
9 9 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (2.61%) Data Lake
11 7 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.96%) MySQL
12 6 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (10.13%) Jenkins
2 26 (8.50%) TeamCity
3 22 (7.19%) Visual Studio
4 20 (6.54%) Git (software)
5 16 (5.23%) Bitbucket
5 16 (5.23%) Maven
5 16 (5.23%) NuGet
5 16 (5.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 15 (4.90%) Subversion
7 14 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (3.27%) Vagrant
10 7 (2.29%) Codeship
10 7 (2.29%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.29%) GoCD
10 7 (2.29%) JBehave
10 7 (2.29%) JMeter
10 7 (2.29%) Selenium
10 7 (2.29%) SoapUI
10 7 (2.29%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (7.84%) Finance
2 19 (6.21%) Banking
3 12 (3.92%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.59%) Advertising
4 11 (3.59%) Marketing
5 6 (1.96%) Legal
6 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.63%) Publishing
6 5 (1.63%) Retail
6 5 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.65%) Automotive
7 2 (0.65%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (25.82%) Architect
2 60 (19.61%) Developer
3 36 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (10.78%) Solutions Architect
5 29 (9.48%) Consultant
6 19 (6.21%) Senior Developer
7 18 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 18 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 18 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 17 (5.56%) Service Manager
8 17 (5.56%) Technical Manager
8 17 (5.56%) Technical Services Manager
9 16 (5.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (4.90%) Azure Architect
11 14 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (4.58%) Lead Architect
11 14 (4.58%) Operations Engineer
11 14 (4.58%) Technical Specialist
12 13 (4.25%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (18.95%) .NET
2 25 (8.17%) XML
3 21 (6.86%) ASP.NET
3 21 (6.86%) CSS
4 20 (6.54%) HTML
5 18 (5.88%) JSON
5 18 (5.88%) REST
6 15 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (4.58%) Web Services
8 13 (4.25%) AngularJS
8 13 (4.25%) SOAP
8 13 (4.25%) Spring
8 13 (4.25%) XSLT
9 12 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (3.27%) .NET Framework
10 10 (3.27%) LINQ
11 9 (2.94%) 802.1X
11 9 (2.94%) RESTful
12 8 (2.61%) Entity Framework
12 8 (2.61%) MyFaces
Miscellaneous
1 77 (25.16%) Data Centre
2 43 (14.05%) Public Cloud
3 26 (8.50%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.25%) Robotics
5 12 (3.92%) Driving Licence
6 11 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.59%) User Experience
7 10 (3.27%) CMDB
8 8 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (2.29%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.96%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.96%) Social Media
11 5 (1.63%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.63%) Clustering
12 3 (0.98%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.98%) NHS
12 3 (0.98%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 82 (26.80%) Windows
2 50 (16.34%) Linux
3 46 (15.03%) Windows Server
4 22 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (4.90%) Windows 10
5 15 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.92%) Unix
7 7 (2.29%) Android
7 7 (2.29%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.65%) AIX
9 2 (0.65%) CentOS
9 2 (0.65%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.65%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (27.12%) ITIL
2 58 (18.95%) Presales
3 57 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (17.97%) DevOps
5 54 (17.65%) Project Management
6 46 (15.03%) Line Management
7 44 (14.38%) Service Delivery
8 41 (13.40%) Test Automation
9 40 (13.07%) Change Management
10 38 (12.42%) SDLC
11 36 (11.76%) Time Management
12 35 (11.44%) Service Management
13 34 (11.11%) MVC
14 30 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
15 27 (8.82%) Open Source
16 24 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (7.19%) Software Engineering
19 19 (6.21%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 87 (28.43%) SQL
2 73 (23.86%) Java
3 67 (21.90%) PowerShell
4 57 (18.63%) JavaScript
5 56 (18.30%) C#
6 47 (15.36%) Python
7 25 (8.17%) Ruby
7 25 (8.17%) T-SQL
8 19 (6.21%) Perl
8 19 (6.21%) VBScript
9 16 (5.23%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.58%) PHP
11 11 (3.59%) C
12 9 (2.94%) Lua
12 9 (2.94%) XPath
13 8 (2.61%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.96%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.98%) VB
16 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (11.76%) Degree
2 26 (8.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (7.19%) MCP
5 20 (6.54%) MCSE
6 18 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 14 (4.58%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.94%) CHECK Team Leader
9 9 (2.94%) CHECK Team Member
9 9 (2.94%) OSCP
10 8 (2.61%) CCNP
10 8 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (2.61%) MCSA
11 6 (1.96%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.98%) ISEB
12 3 (0.98%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.98%) PMP
12 3 (0.98%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.65%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.48%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) GCP
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 59 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (16.34%) Active Directory
3 41 (13.40%) Hyper-V
4 32 (10.46%) Docker
5 26 (8.50%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (4.90%) XenApp
6 15 (4.90%) XenDesktop
7 13 (4.25%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (1.31%) HDFS
10 4 (1.31%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.98%) vSphere
12 2 (0.65%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (13.07%) Puppet
2 39 (12.75%) Ansible
3 30 (9.80%) SCVMM
4 25 (8.17%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 16 (5.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 15 (4.90%) SCCM
8 14 (4.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 14 (4.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 12 (3.92%) SCOrch
10 11 (3.59%) Salt
11 10 (3.27%) Packer
12 9 (2.94%) Kubernetes
12 9 (2.94%) SCOM
12 9 (2.94%) Terraform
13 7 (2.29%) Capistrano
13 7 (2.29%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (2.29%) Pingdom
14 5 (1.63%) NetBackup
14 5 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 150 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 74 (24.18%) VMware
3 43 (14.05%) Citrix
4 28 (9.15%) BMC
5 27 (8.82%) Oracle
6 20 (6.54%) HP
7 14 (4.58%) Cisco
7 14 (4.58%) NetApp
7 14 (4.58%) Sitecore
8 13 (4.25%) Apple
9 12 (3.92%) F5
10 11 (3.59%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.59%) EMC
10 11 (3.59%) Juniper
11 10 (3.27%) Brocade
11 10 (3.27%) Fortinet
11 10 (3.27%) NVIDIA
12 9 (2.94%) Capita
12 9 (2.94%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.94%) Splunk