Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 43 79
Rank change year-on-year +24 +36 +78
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 349 251 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.01% 5.27% 3.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.51% 41.56% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 285 154 115
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.29% -8.50%
10th Percentile £30,350 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.22% +7.78% -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 691 604 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.84% 12.69% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 534 407 253
Birmingham median annual salary £46,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.50% +11.11% -1.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,625 £71,250 £74,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,765 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.46% +6.91% -

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 177 (50.72%) Microsoft
2 117 (33.52%) SQL Server
2 117 (33.52%) Amazon AWS
3 108 (30.95%) SQL
4 105 (30.09%) Windows
5 94 (26.93%) .NET
6 85 (24.36%) PowerShell
6 85 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (24.07%) ITIL
8 83 (23.78%) C#
9 82 (23.50%) Java
10 73 (20.92%) JavaScript
11 71 (20.34%) DevOps
12 70 (20.06%) Office 365
12 70 (20.06%) VMware
13 66 (18.91%) Linux
13 66 (18.91%) Active Directory
13 66 (18.91%) Data Centre
14 65 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 58 (16.62%) MVC
16 55 (15.76%) Test Automation
17 50 (14.33%) Project Management
18 49 (14.04%) SDLC
19 47 (13.47%) Windows Server
20 45 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
21 44 (12.61%) ASP.NET
21 44 (12.61%) Continuous Delivery
22 43 (12.32%) Puppet
23 42 (12.03%) T-SQL
24 41 (11.75%) Change Management

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 29 (8.31%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.59%) JBoss
3 20 (5.73%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.72%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (3.72%) CMS
4 13 (3.72%) Skype for Business
5 11 (3.15%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.01%) Drupal
6 7 (2.01%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.72%) IIS
7 6 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.72%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.72%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.57%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 117 (33.52%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (20.06%) Office 365
3 26 (7.45%) SaaS
4 25 (7.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 22 (6.30%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (5.44%) IaaS
7 15 (4.30%) PaaS
8 13 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (2.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (2.58%) Datadog
9 9 (2.58%) GitHub
10 8 (2.29%) Azure Data Factory
10 8 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (2.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (1.15%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.15%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.29%) npm
14 1 (0.29%) Slack
14 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.74%) Firewall
2 27 (7.74%) VPN
3 23 (6.59%) NetScaler
3 23 (6.59%) WAN
4 18 (5.16%) LAN
5 13 (3.72%) Network Security
5 13 (3.72%) Skype
5 13 (3.72%) VLAN
6 11 (3.15%) MPLS
6 11 (3.15%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.29%) DNS
8 7 (2.01%) SAN
9 6 (1.72%) HTTP
9 6 (1.72%) VoIP
10 5 (1.43%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (1.43%) Wireless
11 4 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (1.15%) SNMP
11 4 (1.15%) Software-Defined Networking
11 4 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (33.52%) SQL Server
2 40 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (8.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (8.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (5.73%) Power BI
6 18 (5.16%) MongoDB
7 14 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (4.01%) QlikView
8 12 (3.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (2.29%) NoSQL
12 7 (2.01%) MySQL
12 7 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.72%) DTS
13 6 (1.72%) Redis
14 5 (1.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (11.46%) Jenkins
2 33 (9.46%) TeamCity
3 26 (7.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 24 (6.88%) NuGet
5 17 (4.87%) Bitbucket
5 17 (4.87%) Git (software)
5 17 (4.87%) Maven
5 17 (4.87%) Subversion
6 16 (4.58%) JIRA
7 15 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (4.30%) JUnit
8 13 (3.72%) JMeter
8 13 (3.72%) Selenium
9 12 (3.44%) TestNG
10 11 (3.15%) Visual Studio
11 9 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (2.58%) Vagrant
12 8 (2.29%) JBehave
12 8 (2.29%) SoapUI
13 7 (2.01%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (9.46%) Finance
2 25 (7.16%) Banking
3 19 (5.44%) Retail
4 16 (4.58%) Legal
5 13 (3.72%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.87%) Marketing
7 8 (2.29%) Automotive
8 7 (2.01%) Advertising
9 6 (1.72%) Publishing
10 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.57%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (27.79%) Developer
2 56 (16.05%) Architect
3 45 (12.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 37 (10.60%) .NET Developer
5 32 (9.17%) Consultant
6 31 (8.88%) C# Developer
7 30 (8.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 29 (8.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 28 (8.02%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (7.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (6.59%) Senior Developer
12 19 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (5.16%) Operations Engineer
13 18 (5.16%) Software Developer
13 18 (5.16%) SQL Developer
14 17 (4.87%) Development Engineer
15 15 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 15 (4.30%) Java Developer
16 14 (4.01%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (26.93%) .NET
2 44 (12.61%) ASP.NET
3 40 (11.46%) HTML
4 39 (11.17%) CSS
5 37 (10.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (7.16%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (6.59%) XML
8 21 (6.02%) RESTful
9 17 (4.87%) Spring
10 16 (4.58%) Entity Framework
11 15 (4.30%) .NET Framework
11 15 (4.30%) AngularJS
11 15 (4.30%) REST
11 15 (4.30%) Web Services
12 13 (3.72%) JSON
13 11 (3.15%) Angular 2
13 11 (3.15%) SOAP
13 11 (3.15%) XSLT
14 10 (2.87%) jQuery
15 9 (2.58%) MyFaces
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.91%) Data Centre
2 33 (9.46%) Public Cloud
3 26 (7.45%) Computer Science
4 21 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (5.16%) Robotics
6 12 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.44%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.15%) User Experience
8 10 (2.87%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.29%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.72%) Social Media
11 5 (1.43%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.86%) BBC
12 3 (0.86%) Clustering
12 3 (0.86%) CMDB
12 3 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.86%) iPad
12 3 (0.86%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.86%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 105 (30.09%) Windows
2 66 (18.91%) Linux
3 47 (13.47%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.72%) Android
5 13 (3.72%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.44%) Unix
7 10 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.43%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.57%) AIX
11 2 (0.57%) CentOS
11 2 (0.57%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (24.07%) ITIL
3 71 (20.34%) DevOps
4 58 (16.62%) MVC
5 55 (15.76%) Test Automation
6 50 (14.33%) Project Management
7 49 (14.04%) SDLC
8 44 (12.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 41 (11.75%) Change Management
10 39 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (10.32%) Presales
12 33 (9.46%) TDD
13 31 (8.88%) Service Management
14 30 (8.60%) BDD
14 30 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (7.16%) Target Operating Model
16 24 (6.88%) Service Delivery
16 24 (6.88%) Software Engineering
16 24 (6.88%) Time Management
17 22 (6.30%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 108 (30.95%) SQL
2 85 (24.36%) PowerShell
3 83 (23.78%) C#
4 82 (23.50%) Java
5 73 (20.92%) JavaScript
6 42 (12.03%) T-SQL
7 39 (11.17%) Python
8 24 (6.88%) VBScript
9 19 (5.44%) Ruby
10 18 (5.16%) Bash Shell
10 18 (5.16%) Perl
11 13 (3.72%) PHP
12 10 (2.87%) XPath
13 9 (2.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (1.72%) C
14 6 (1.72%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.43%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.15%) Lua
17 3 (0.86%) VB
18 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (11.46%) MCSE
3 29 (8.31%) Degree
4 27 (7.74%) MCSA
5 26 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (5.44%) Security Cleared
7 16 (4.58%) MCP
8 15 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (4.01%) Citrix Certification
9 14 (4.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (3.15%) CCNP
11 9 (2.58%) CCNA
12 8 (2.29%) GNVQ
12 8 (2.29%) HND
13 5 (1.43%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.43%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.15%) CHECK Team Leader
14 4 (1.15%) CHECK Team Member
14 4 (1.15%) MCITP
14 4 (1.15%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.03%) QA
2 6 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.57%) GCP
3 2 (0.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
4 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) GDPR
4 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 66 (18.91%) Active Directory
2 65 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (11.46%) Hyper-V
4 31 (8.88%) Docker
5 18 (5.16%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.72%) XenApp
8 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.43%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.15%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.86%) vSphere
11 2 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.29%) HDFS
12 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (12.32%) Puppet
2 40 (11.46%) Ansible
3 26 (7.45%) SCCM
4 25 (7.16%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (6.30%) SCVMM
6 18 (5.16%) SCOM
7 11 (3.15%) Salt
8 9 (2.58%) NetBackup
8 9 (2.58%) Terraform
8 9 (2.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (2.01%) Capistrano
10 7 (2.01%) Pingdom
11 6 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (1.72%) Kubernetes
11 6 (1.72%) Packer
12 5 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (1.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 177 (50.72%) Microsoft
2 70 (20.06%) VMware
3 28 (8.02%) Oracle
4 27 (7.74%) NetApp
5 26 (7.45%) Citrix
6 24 (6.88%) Cisco
6 24 (6.88%) HP
7 21 (6.02%) BMC
8 15 (4.30%) EMC
8 15 (4.30%) Sitecore
9 14 (4.01%) F5
10 11 (3.15%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.15%) Juniper
10 11 (3.15%) Tableau
11 10 (2.87%) Brocade
11 10 (2.87%) Fortinet
11 10 (2.87%) Xamarin
12 9 (2.58%) Splunk
12 9 (2.58%) Symantec
13 8 (2.29%) Veeam